The Orion

Hoop, hoop, hooray for new recruits

Nicholas Woodard

November 19, 2013


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Forget Turkey Day. This year, Christmas came early to Chico State. Jalen McFerren and Nate Ambrosini, two of the top 40 players in Northern California, committed to playing basketball for Chico State Wednesday. “We were lucky,” said Chris Cobb, assistant basketball coach. “We got the two...

Game. Set. 'Cats.

Game. Set. 'Cats.

Taylor Maddox

November 18, 2013


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Hard work, dedication and a large anonymous donation have all paid off for the Chico State Tennis Club, which is heading to a national competition after pulling off a huge upset against Stanford university’s club team. Founded in 2008, the Chico State Tennis Club has already made a name for...

Men's basketball finds motivation to keep focused

benjamin marquez

November 18, 2013


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There are countless ways to lose focus during a long season, especially through a rough game. Preparation, motivation and faith in one's game and the team can do wonders. As the Chico State men's basketball team tries to claim its dominance this year, here are some important quotes Wildcat players live...

Record-breaking roommates

Record-breaking roommates

Nicholas Woodard

November 18, 2013


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Please check your records at the door. If they enter this house, they will be broken. Juniors Emily Duran, Lindsay Quigley and senior Alex Shurtz, who just happen to be roommates, are rewriting the record books for the Chico State volleyball team. All are ranked in the top three in various ...

Crossing the Line

Nicholas Woodard

November 17, 2013


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Its all fun and games until somebody gets hurt. Much too often, things are taken too far in the world of sports. And people get hurt. Seriously hurt. The latest such case is with the Miami Dolphins, where offensive tackle Jonathan Martin left the team after claims of bullying from fellow lineman Ric...

Golden victory

benjamin marquez

November 17, 2013


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The Chico State women's volleyball team defeated Cal State L.A. Saturday in five games. The Wildcats came back in thrilling fashion down 2-1 to the Golden Eagles to win the match 3-2 (22-25, 27-25, 17-25, 25-17, 15-12). In the first game, the 'Cats battled but came up short 25-22. The Wildcats evened up ...

‘Cats fall in shootout

Sergio Sanchez

November 17, 2013


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The Chico State’s men’s soccer season came to an end in a thrilling game against UC San Diego that needed a penalty kick shootout to decide the winner. The game finished in the books as a draw 1-1. But the Tritons advance to the next round of the NCAA Championship Tournament after seven ...

Gobble Wobble run for charity

Gobble Wobble run for charity

Jordyn Provence

November 17, 2013


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Running for a cause is what the Chico State kinesiology 430, "Administration of Sport and Fitness Programs," class had in mind when it set out to coordinate the annual Gobble Wobble Run, which took place Saturday Nov. 9. This year was the 14th annual race the class designed. It was held at Upper Bid...

Cats receive All-California Collegiate Athletic Association honors

Greg Silvia

November 16, 2013


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All-California Collegiate Athletic Association honors Men — First team Octavio Guzman Senior, Forward, Bay Point, CA Guzman was named to the All-CCAA team for the second time during his career for the Wildcats. In 2013, Guzman led the ’Cats with five goals and dished out eight assists on the ...

Wildcats land a pair of hoopers

Nicholas Woodard

November 16, 2013


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Forget Turkey Day. This year, Christmas came early to Chico State. The Wildcats men’s basketball team landed two of the top 40 players in Northern California Wednesday. High school seniors Jalen McFerren and Nate Ambrosini both committed to playing basketball for Chico State. “We were lucky,”...

Streak snapped

benjamin marquez

November 15, 2013


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The Wildcats three-game win streak was snapped by the Torros in three games (25-18, 25-23, 25-21). In the first game, the 'Cats came out slow and the Torros stayed agressive and took the game 25-18. The Wildcats slipped up in the second game as they were up 23-21, only to let the Torros score the next fo...

Wildcats dominate home opener

Sam Rivera

November 13, 2013


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The Chico State women’s basketball team won its home opener in dominating fashion Tuesday against the Fresno Pacific Sunbirds by a final score of 79-47. The first half was sloppy for both teams. The ’Cats had eight turnovers while the Sunbirds had 16. Chico State took advantage with 18 p...

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