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#6 pitcher Sam Mulock winds up for a pitch in a softball game at Chico State

Sam Mulock: a pitching star for the Wildcats

Alex Martin, Reporter // December 3, 2020

Sam Mulock plays softball at Chico State. She developed a passion for the game at a young age because of her father liking baseball. She soon got involved in the game herself. “I got into it because...

Reilani Peleti takes a swing in a softball game for Chico State.

Reilani Peleti: a softball star for the Wildcats

Alex Martin, Reporter // October 28, 2020

Reilani Peleti, born in Petaluma, California is in her senior year at Chico State. She is a member of the softball team and one of the best hitters that’s currently on the roster. A 2017 graduate of...

Eager Wildcats enter the first round of playoffs

Matthew Wreden, Staff Writer // March 4, 2020

With the CCAA First Round of playoffs starting on Tuesday, March 3, both men’s and women’s basketball are eager to clinch game one and move on to the second round. Both teams are also looking to fight...

Wildcat Spotlight: Daisha Abdelkader

Wildcat Spotlight: Daisha Abdelkader

Alex Martin, Staff Writer // February 26, 2020

Daisha Abdelkader is one of five starters on the Chico State women’s basketball team. She is from San Jose and the only player on the current roster to play junior college basketball before coming to...

The tip-off begins the game between Chico State and Cal State Dominguez Hills.

Consistent defense and free throws – crucial for a win

Nicolas Espino // January 24, 2020

     Second-chance opportunities prove to be the difference as junior Malik Duffy led the Chico State men’s basketball team to an 85-76 victory over the Cal State Dominguez Hills Toros on Thursday...

Chico State men's basketball setting up defensive play against Cal Poly Pomona. Photo credit: Ricardo Tovar

Men’s basketball rally late but not enough to overcome a sloppy start

Ricardo Tovar // December 9, 2019

Chico State men's basketball came into Saturday's game hot, riding a four-game win streak and a big win against the up until then undefeated University of San Diego on Thursday. Their grand start to the...

Ronan McEnroe (middle) celebrating a goal at University Soccer Stadium. Photo credit: Wesley Harris

Inspiration is the key to prominence

Wesley Harris // November 18, 2019

The first steps of becoming an outstanding collegiate athlete do not just incorporate natural talent, but rather require list of people and experiences along the way which influence a talented individual....

Chico kicks the ball to continue the game. Photo credit: Wesley Harris

Seniors leave everything out on the field in double overtime draw

Wesley Harris // November 11, 2019

Chico State women’s soccer took the field for the final time in their 2019 campaign and couldn’t have asked for a more intense match. From a late goal delivered with only three seconds to play,...

Kim Wright and Kelly Jacome work side by side to prevent San Francisco from hitting the ball to their side. Photo credit: Melissa Herrera

Regular season winds down as Wildcats are still in full throttle

Karina Cope // November 8, 2019

The season is winding down for Chico State volleyball and they are determined to make the most out of the later part of their regular season. Wildcats took home a win, three games to one, against...

Chico State not taken lightly against the University of Arizona

Wesley Harris // November 4, 2019

Chico State basketball surprised Arizona’s 13,000 fans in Friday night’s exhibition battle against the 17 ranked program in division one. Chico State had University of Arizona on the ropes,...

The Orion Newscast: Protests & Protests

The Orion Newscast: Protests & Protests

Christian Solis // October 31, 2019

https://youtu.be/bSI_Xe86QcI This week on The Orion Newscast, we cover protests over police brutality and women's reproductive rights.   Christian Solis can be reached at [email protected] or...

Makaela Keeve serving the ball to the other team. Photo credit: Mary Vogel

Wildcats’ Five set battle results in loss against Toros

Lucero Del Rayo-Nava // October 26, 2019

The volleyball team took a tough loss to the California State University, Dominguez Hills in a long five set battle Friday night. The confidence that Chico State displayed throughout the game showed the...

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