The Orion

A look into the next generation of Wildcat basketball leaders

A look into the next generation of Wildcat basketball leaders

Courtney Chapman

March 4, 2018


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“The seniors are huge leaders on the team right now. They definitely built our foundation and are leaving a legacy with us. I think that’s huge and when they leave, we will continue to carry that legacy,” said freshman Brynn Thoming.As Chico State's beloved seniors finish off their...

Seven Wildcats receive All-CCAA honors as regular season comes to a close

Seven Wildcats receive All-CCAA honors as regular season comes to a close

Andrew Baumgartner

March 3, 2018


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The Chico State men's and women's basketball players were awarded with All-CCAA honors for the season as the regular season came to a conclusion.On the men's side of the ball, Isaiah Ellis, Jalen McFerren, Corey Silverstrom, and Justin Briggs all won awards.For the women, Whitney Branham, Kayla Taylor, and McKena ...

Chico State men and women fall to Tritons in CCAA semifinals

Chico State men and women fall to Tritons in CCAA semifinals

Courtney Chapman and Justin Couchot

March 3, 2018


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In a must win matchup for Chico State basketball where all 100 percent was needed from all its players, it was the UC San Diego Tritons who stood strong, defeating the Wildcat men 66-49, and 67-48 for the women.For the men, they went in as the higher seed in their matchup. However, when you shoot 29 ...

Branham and McFerren lead Chico State basketball to first round playoff victories

Branham and McFerren lead Chico State basketball to first round playoff victories

Austin Schreiber

February 28, 2018


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It was an exciting night for Chico State basketball, as both the men and women emerged victorious in the first round of the playoffs.The women defeated Cal State Los Angeles by a score of 78-62, and the men defeated Cal State San Bernardino by a score of 84-63.The two games were higlighted by dominant...

With sweep of Seawolves, both men and women bring playoff basketball to Acker Gym in Chico

With sweep of Seawolves, both men and women bring playoff basketball to Acker Gym in Chico

Courtney Chapman

February 24, 2018


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The Sonoma State Seawolves were no match for our Wildcats this weekend with losses of 75-68 against the women and 65-62 against the men. Seniors Whitney Branham and Kayla Taylor were putting work in on the court and points up on the board. Branham ended the game with 18 points while Taylor ended her...

Women win as Branham breaks 3-point record while men struggle in San Francisco

Women win as Branham breaks 3-point record while men struggle in San Francisco

Courtney Chapman

February 23, 2018


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The Chico State women dominated the San Fransisco State Gators in an exciting game resulting in a win of 63-49. The men fought hard but ultimately lost 38-67 against the Gators.Whitney Branham and Kayla Taylor both shined on the court, scoring a combined total of 34 out of the 63 total game points sc...

Wildcat of the Week – Senior Basketball Edition

Wildcat of the Week – Senior Basketball Edition

Courtney Chapman

February 21, 2018


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On a special edition of Wildcat of the Week, Chico State basketball seniors Kayla Taylor, Jalen McFerren, Haley Cremen, Corey Silverstrom, Whitney Branham and Isaiah Ellis and Jo Paine reminisced about their time at Chico. Q: What are your plans after college? Corey: I plan on pursuing a pro...

Wildcat men win on memorable Senior Night at Acker Gym

Wildcat men win on memorable Senior Night at Acker Gym

Courtney Chapman

February 18, 2018


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The Wildcats were victorious 71-63 against the Cal State San Marcos Cougars at home Saturday night for Senior Night. Corey Silverstrom, Jalen McFerren, and Isaiah Ellis all played their final home game at Chico State and were honored with a ceremony before the night's gamee. The night brought a lot...

Women’s basketball brings home the win as seniors lead by example

Women’s basketball brings home the win as seniors lead by example

Courtney Chapman

February 18, 2018


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The Wildcats showed up ready to defend Aker one last time this year and did just that defeating Cal State San Marcos 74-56 in an explosive game Saturday night during Senior Night for the Wildcats. There was a ceremony for the senior players before the game. Their families surrounded them as their tim...

Men’s basketball team outlasts Tritons, women’s team falls short of upset

Men’s basketball team outlasts Tritons, women’s team falls short of upset

Noah Enns

February 16, 2018


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The Wildcats split victories Thursday night as the men’s basketball team came away with a win by a score of 66-56 in a tough battle against the UC San Diego Tritons. Despite a strong showing, the women’s team fell short of an upset by a score of 67-55. The men’s team came out firing and opened...

‘Through The Red Door’ book signing at Chico State gets emotional

‘Through The Red Door’ book signing at Chico State gets emotional

Andrew Baumgartner

February 15, 2018


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A Valentines Day book signing led by author Carson Medley and Chico State men's basketball coach Greg Clink, shows appreciation for basketball, reporting, and writing."Through The Red Door," by Carson Medley gives readers an all access look at the highlights of the 2015-2016 Chico State men's basketball team.Medley followed around the team as if he was one of them during their championship seas...

Amir Carraway yet another Wildcat playing worldwide

Amir Carraway yet another Wildcat playing worldwide

Courtney Chapman

February 14, 2018


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Chico State basketball has produced talent who now play in many professional leagues, with Amir Carraway being just another example of the talent coach Greg Clink and the rest of the Chico State basketball program has produced.Reminiscing on his time at Chico, Carraway was grateful for the things he...

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