The Orion

Love and support for five honored basketball players

Left to right: Mckena Barker, Madison Wong, Shay Stark, Isaiah Brooks, Malik Duffy Photo credit: Brandon Downs
March 18, 2019

Despite both teams missing the playoffs, five Chico State basketball players received recognition from the California Collegiate Athletic Association coaches for their hard work and success this season.The...

Five straight losses make playoff push harder for Wildcats women’s basketball

McKena Barker shoots a layup against Humboldt State. 
Image credit: Jessica Bartlett/University Photographer
February 22, 2019

Chico State women's basketball lost their fifth straight game, by only one point in Thursday nights game at Cal State Los Angeles, with the largest lead being only six points. The game came down to...

Wildcats come up short against Stanislaus State

McKena Barker goes up for the layup against Humboldt State Feb. 9, 2019. Photo credit: Mathew Boe
February 10, 2019

The Wildcats women's basketball team lost a close game to Stanislaus State on Saturday night. The game was competitive from the beginning and the Wildcats finished the first quarter with a 22-21 lead....

Wildcats women’s basketball wins third in a row

Chico State's Madison Wong stays in defensive position against Cal State East Bay on Saturday while also scoring a career high 26 points. Photo credit: Maury Montalvo
December 9, 2018

Chico State women's basketball came into Acker Gymnasium against California State University East Bay looking to extend a two-game win streak. Extend they did, beating Cal State East Bay 78-59, riding...

Wildcats catch fire early in game against Simpson University

Sophomore guard Whitney Branham fights for possession of the ball on the ground. Photo credit: George Johnston
January 24, 2016

The Chico State women’s basketball team won its second game in a row beating Simpson University 78-62, Jan. 23 in Acker Gym. It was the first time the two non-conference teams have ever faced each...

Chico State ends their away losing streak

Senior guard Brooke Bowen looks for teammates during a game. Photo credit: The Orion
January 22, 2016

The Chico State women's basketball team won 65-59 in a game against the Cal State San Marcos Cougars on Jan. 21 in San Marcos. The win is their third in conference and gives them a conference record...

Redshirting allows Wildcats to develop skills, work on academics

Sophomore hurdler Sam Peters, who has redshirted during this season, practices with the track and field team. Photo courtesy of Samuel Peters
May 4, 2015

Cardinal and white are known to be the official Chico State colors, and athletes represent these colors on their jerseys while they are competing. Some athletes choose to be different from the rest and...

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