The Orion

Wildcats drop a close one in overtime

Maddy Wong dribbles the ball in effort to get away from her opposing guard.

Alex Martin

February 7, 2020

Women’s basketball took on the UC San Diego Tritons on Thursday in Acker Gym, only to lose the game in overtime. The score finalized at 61-69 and the Tritons came out victorious.  Guard Myli Martinez was the Wildcats’ leading scorer of the night with 18 points. Even this, however, was not a big ...

Block party: Justin Briggs makes history while Wildcats drop one to UCSD

Justin Briggs sets the Chico State record for 154 total blocks.

Matthew Wreden

February 7, 2020

With eight minutes left in the first half, Justin Briggs was at the top of the key coming off a pick and roll when he switched to guard UC San Diego standout guard, Tyrell Roberts. Roberts drove to the rack to try and put a layup on the 6 foot 10 inch senior forward - big mistake. Briggs easily swa...

Men’s soccer team continues search for win

Junior midfielder Frankie Palmer struggles to keep the ball away from a defender during a 'Cats home game. Photo credit: Jordan Jarrell

Kenta Mcafee

September 26, 2016

The Chico State men's soccer team faced UC San Diego on the Tritons home field on Sept. 25 and lost 0-2.The loss brings Chico's record to 1-4-3, and their conference record to 0-2-2. Chico State remains without a win on the road this season.Contributing to the 'Cats loss was junior goalkeeper Damion Lewis, wh...

Wildcats lose game in final inning

The Chico State baseball team looks on during an important game against Sonoma State. Photo credit: Jacob Auby

Gabriella Bermudez

May 13, 2016

The Chico State baseball team lost its second game in the CCAA Championship Tournament. The 'Cats took the field against the UC San Diego Tritons in Stockton on Wednesday, May 12. Although the Wildcats held the lead over the majority of the game, in the final inning, UC San Diego came back to take ov...

Snider smashes 7 RBIs in ‘Cats win

Junior Sonny Cortez makes contact in a game against Cal State Monterey Bay on Feb. 28. Photo credit: Allisun Coote

Nick Martinez-Esquibel

March 22, 2016

Junior outfielder Cody Snider led the Chico State hitting barrage with seven RBIs in a 12-0 win over the Cal State L.A. Golden Eagles. Snider started his career day early in the first inning. With seniors Dillon Kelley and Ben Gamba on base, Snider doubled down the left field line for his first two RBIs ...

Men’s basketball season ends at the NCAA tournament

Senior center Tanner Giddings is surrounded by defenders in a game against Cal Poly Pomona. Photo credit: Jacob Auby

Kenta Mcafee

March 12, 2016

The No. 7 seeded Chico State men's basketball team lost 64-76 to the No. 2 UC San Diego Tritons on March 11, in Oregon, ending its season with a 22-7 record. The 'Cats lost the final three games of their season, the longest losing streak they had this year. Despite winning their previous game against...

Men’s basketball team elevated to first in CCAA

Sophomore Jalen McFerren calls for the ball in a game against Cal State East Bay. Photo credit: Jacob Auby

Kenta Mcafee

February 16, 2016

The Chico State men’s basketball team extended its win streak to seven, and brought its overall record to 19-3, and their conference record to 13-3, after a 76-71 victory over the UC San Diego Tritons on Friday, Feb. 12. Chico State is now first in the CCAA, jumping over the Tritons.First half:UC San Diego g...

Women’s basketball team falls short on the road

Sophomore Whitney Branham inbounds the ball against Cal State East Bay in a game on Feb. 5. Photo credit: Jacob Auby

Gabriella Bermudez

February 15, 2016

The Chico State women's basketball team suffered a frustrating loss against the UC San Diego Tritons, 47-68, on Feb. 12 in La Jolla.The loss drops the 'Cats overall record to 10-11 and 5-10 in conference play. First Quarter:The 'Cats came out of the gates strong to begin the game, holding the lead ove...

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