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Senior starting pitcher Dylan Day on the mound for Chico State. Taken by Lukas Mann on Feb. 9.

Chico State baseball comes back to complete series sweep

Lukas Mann, Reporter // February 11, 2024

The Yellowjackets were the team to strike first when they got out to an early three-run lead, after a less-than-ideal start to the game for senior starting pitcher Dylan Day. Poor execution opened the...

Ethan Lay on the mound facing the Montana State Billings. Taken by Lukas Mann on Feb. 8.

Wildcats men’s baseball take both games in season opening doubleheader

Lukas Mann, Reporter // February 8, 2024

The Chico State men’s baseball team got off to a hot start, opening the season by taking both games of the doubleheader Thursday against the Montana State University Billings (14-2) and (3-1).  In...

The Wildcats starting off their race at the Cal State San Marcos Cougar Invitational on Sep 23. Courtesy Greg Siller.

Women’s Cross Country place 3rd at West Regional Championship

Steven Amador, Sports Reporter // November 5, 2023

Chico State Women’s Cross Country team qualified for the National Collegiate Athletic Association Championship after placing third at the West Regional on Saturday.  The team’s standing was an...

The Men’s Cross Country team celebrating their regional championship win on Nov 4. Daniel Hernandez (center) is seen lifting their title up. Courtesy of Luke Reid.

Men’s Cross Country wins 7th consecutive NCAA West Regional title

Steven Amador, Sports Reporter // November 5, 2023

Men’s Cross Country won the National Collegiate Athletic Association West Regional title Saturday, marking the seventh consecutive year the team has done so.  The meet was hosted by Western Oregon...

The Wildcats celebrate after Miles Rice (front center) scores a goal.

Chico State Men’s Soccer kicks the season off with dominant win over Seattle Pacific

Steven Amador, Sports Reporter // September 6, 2023

Chico State Men’s Soccer defeated Seattle Pacific University, with a dominant 2-0 win Thursday evening.  The Seattle Pacific Falcons, a traditional soccer powerhouse and a longtime rival, could not...

headshot of Hikmat Abou Ashahla

College of Natural Sciences student awarded full-ride scholarship to Johns Hopkins University

Abbigail Kovac // May 15, 2023

Chico State’s University College of Natural Sciences awarded Hikmat Abou Shahla, as one of the Student Gonfaloniers for the 2023 Commencement Ceremonies of his class. Abou, as he prefers to go by, is...

Student standing in hallway while holding book. Taken on Dec. 16, 2017 by Anastasiya Gepp. Photo from Pexels

Dear incoming Chico State freshmen 

Emily Russell, Reporter // April 13, 2023

The idea of growing up and leaving home to begin college can be daunting, especially when you're 17 or 18-years-old and navigating an unfamiliar campus. The pressure to adjust quickly to a new way of...

The Orion Podcast: Chavez, BORGS and vulvas

The Orion Podcast: Chavez, BORGS and vulvas

Hosts Mawil Mateo, Molly Myers and Gabriela Rudolph were joined with Opinion Editor Hunter Casperson to talk about Cesar Chavez weekend, the meaning of BORGs, the difference between vulvas and vaginas...

Wildcat esports team members stand with jerseys. Photographed by Wyatt Alpert March 22.

An emerging community: Wildcat Gaming aims for new heights

Wyatt Alpert, Reporter // March 29, 2023

The Chico State esports scene is looking to become an accessible option for all to compete in. Though there are many major steps before esports at Chico State is a fully fledged sporting program, the...

Jojo Murphy smiling before the interview took place. Photographed by Wyatt Alpert on March 9.

Jojo Murphy freshman sensation

Wyatt Alpert, Reporter // March 19, 2023

Jojo Murphy, a 6 '2’’ 180 pound guard from Piedmont High School, is Chico State's first men’s basketball California Collegiate Athletic Association freshman of the year since the 2001-2002 season.  Jojo...

Grace Gallagher hitting at home base.
Taken Feb. 10th

Chico State Softball team hit it off in their first home game

Alejandro Zepeda, Reporter // February 14, 2023

Chico State’s Softball team played three intense home games this weekend against Academy of Art and Stanislaus State. On Friday morning, the Chico State Wildcats faced off against Academy of Art...

Jacob Jablonski at bat, photo courtesy of Chico State Athletics

Wildcats snag 1-2 record at the Houston Winter Invitational

Alex Poletti, Sports Editor // February 9, 2023

The Chico State baseball team made a trip to Houston earlier this month to compete against some of the division's toughest teams at the Houston Winter Invitational. This marks the first time since 2017...

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