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Wildcat basketball turns 100

Wildcat basketball turns 100

Nick Reddy

December 13, 2014


Filed under Basketball, Sports

Coming off its best season in history, the Chico State men’s basketball team has another reason to shoot for a return to the NCAA Elite Eight this year: The 2014-2015 season marks the 100th year in the program’s existence.“This season is a celebration of one of the longest running college basket...

Men’s basketball beats Dominguez Hills

Men’s basketball beats Dominguez Hills

Samuel Wolfson

December 6, 2014


Filed under Basketball, Sports

The Chico State men's basketball team took on Cal State Dominguez Hills Friday night, winnig by a final of 69-59. The first half of the game was all Wildcats as they shot 46 percent while the Toros were held to 25 percent. Chico State went into halftime with a lead of 15. Jordan Semple stepped up with a ...

Women’s basketball falls in first CCAA bout

Women’s basketball falls in first CCAA bout

Kevin Lucena

December 6, 2014


Filed under Basketball, Sports

After going 3-1 in the non-conference games to start their season. The Chico State women’s basketball team opened conference play on the road, losing 64-42 against Cal State Dominguez Hills on Friday night. Chico state was led in both scoring and rebounding by junior Brooke Bowen, who scored 13 points w...

Wildcat of the Year nominee: Sean Park

Wildcat of the Year nominee: Sean Park

Kevin Lucena

November 28, 2014


Filed under Basketball, Sports

Before the crowd gets riled up, before the sneakers hit the hardwood floor, before that first tipoff, Sean Park catches up on sleep.Park, a former Chico State men's basketball player, has been nominated for the 2014 Orion Sports Wildcat of the Year. Last year, Park started in 33 games for the Wildcats, bringing his career total to 119 games, tying him ...

Men’s basketball team crushes William Jessup

Men’s basketball team crushes William Jessup

Angelo Boscacci

November 26, 2014


Filed under Basketball, Sports

[box]Chico State 97, William Jessup 64Jordan Semple becomes 15th player in school history to get 1,000 pointsThe offense shot 66.7% for the night10-17 on 3-point attempts43 points off the bench[/box]Chico State's men's basketball team extended its winning streak to three games after its thrashing of William Je...

Womens basketball falls just short at Thanksgiving Classic

Womens basketball falls just short at  Thanksgiving Classic

Lars Gustafson

November 22, 2014


Filed under Basketball, Sports

[box]Alaska Fairbanks 81, Chico State 77Scoring: Annie Ward (15); Hannah Womack (12); Lauren Johnson (12); Courtney Brignac (10).Rebounds: Chanelle Di Croce (9).[/box]Coming off a comeback win against Dixie State where the Wildcats scored eight points in the final 18 seconds to secure a 70-68 victory, the Chico State women's basketball team lost 81-77...

Womack lifts womens basketball team past Dixie State

Womack lifts womens basketball team past Dixie State

Jose Olivar

November 21, 2014


Filed under Basketball, Sports

[box]Chico State 70, Dixie State 68 · Points – Hannah Womack (17) Michelle Walker (11) Whitney Branham (10)· Rebounds – Michelle Walker (5)· Assists – Hannah Womack (5) [/box] Down a point with 5 seconds left in the game, senior guard Hannah Womack sunk a 3-...

Men’s basketball team dominates season opener

Men’s basketball team dominates season opener

Emerson Keenan

November 14, 2014


Filed under Basketball, Sports

[box]Chico State 104, Pacific Union 62Points: Robert Duncan (15); Isaiah Ellis (14); Christopher Magalotti (13); Jordan Semple (11).Rebounds: Jordan Semple (5)Assists: Jordan Semple (5)[/box]The Chico State mens basketball team had no trouble taking down the Pacific Union Pioneers 104-62 at the Ron ...

Men’s basketball freshman to pounce on challenges

Men’s basketball freshman to pounce on challenges

Jose Olivar

November 12, 2014


Filed under Basketball, Sports

Basketball season is almost here, and with that comes new challenges for the Chico State men's basketball team. The Orion caught up with four freshmen from the team who are expected to take on some of these challenges. The Orion: How does it feel to know that you will be making an impact with the team as a freshman? Jale...

Women’s basketball goes on without graduated guards

Women’s basketball goes on without graduated guards

Nick Reddy

November 11, 2014


Filed under Basketball, Multimedia, Sports, Video

Having more new players than returners on any team is always a challenge. With only six returning players for the Chico State women’s basketball team, head Coach Brian Fogel expects some growing pains this season.“It’s a big turnover," he said. "We have six freshmen out there and we...

Wildcats enter season highly ranked by NCAA

Wildcats enter season highly ranked by NCAA

Angelo Boscacci

November 9, 2014


Filed under Basketball, Multimedia, Sports, Video

Last season ended at the NCAA Elite Eight in Indianapolis for Chico State's men's basketball team, after losing by 15 to University of South Carolina Aiken. Fresh off that historic appearance, the Wildcats come into the new season ranked 15th in the nation by the NCAA Division II preseason coaches poll."...

Athletes adapt to overtime pressure

Athletes adapt to overtime pressure

Emerson Keenan

November 2, 2014


Filed under Basketball, Soccer, Sports

When regulation ends, athletes enter a new game. For sports like basketball, a winner needs to be crowned. Other sports, like soccer, can settle for a tie. But with overtime, one thing is for sure: anything can happen.By the time overtime comes around, the players have already played a full game, so th...

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