The Orion

‘We Don’t Say’ campaign gains national attention

Makayla Hopkins

November 8, 2016

Although multiple signs across Chico State say “We are one university,” the attempt to raise awareness about crude words that athletes and students use has signaled a major divide. Chico State Student-Athlete Advisory Committee released a new campaign called “We Don’t Say”...

Cross Country teams finish first

Cross Country teams finish first

Gabriel Moreno

November 8, 2016

The Chico State men's and women's cross country team's set out to test its mettle Nov. 5 at the NCAA West Regional Championship but struggled to find its competition. Men's Cross CountryThe team snagged a first place finish with 45 points, easily outpacing second place Alaska Anchorage who ended with 81.S...

Full Disclosure: Student-athletes getting paid

Kenta Mcafee

October 25, 2016

The only difference between college athletes and high school athletes is the workload. Although the collegiate level is more competitive, with only 7.8 percent of all athletes able to compete, the players are treated the same. There is no benefit available for the athletes who suffer broken bones an...

Cross Country dominates the NCAA

Cross Country dominates the NCAA

Danielle Pubill

October 23, 2016

The Chico State men's and women's cross country teams continued the tradition of placing first at the CCAA Championships.Men's Cross Country:The men's team easily outpaced the competition to snag its 15th consecutive CCAA crown, with a final team score of 20 to prove they deserve the title of number one...

Cross Country succeeds in San Diego

Cross Country succeeds in San Diego

Cydney Nance

October 9, 2016

The Chico State cross country team had a dominant performance Oct. 8 at the Triton Invitational with both men's and women's finishing in the top three.Men's cross countryThe men's team had five of the top 10 runners cross the finish line, and had a commanding first place win. Junior Connor Fisher fini...

Full Disclosure: Cross Country

Full Disclosure: Cross Country

Kenta Mcafee

October 6, 2016

Editor's note: Full Disclosure is a weekly analysis of the athletic program at Chico State. The Chico State cross country team has continued to dominate their league this season and rank number one in the West once again. Men's cross country The men's cross country team made history last ye...

Cross Country keeps steady pace

Cross Country keeps steady pace

Gabriel Moreno

October 2, 2016

The Chico State men's and women's cross country team competed at the Capital Cross Challenge at the Haggin Oaks Golf Complex on Oct. 1 and had strong performances in the invitational.Men's Cross CountryThe men's team showed a dominant performance during the competition and finished with 29 points. The ...

Wildcat teams prepare for CCAA

Wildcat teams prepare for CCAA

Gabriel Moreno

September 19, 2016

Sept. 16 marks the first day of the California Collegiate Athletic Association series for most of the teams at Chico State. Athletes are able to get their feet wet during the preseason games and through their insight, they can determine if they feel prepared for CCAA contention.Men's Soccer teamThe men...

Wildcats kick off season with a win

Wildcats kick off season with a win

Kenta Mcafee

September 14, 2016

Chico State men's and women's cross country opened their season's with a first place finish at the Humboldt State Invitational on Sept. 10.The men's team had a commanding lead over their competition, finishing with a point total of 17, compared to second place Cal State Monterey Bay who finished with 119....

Superstitions across sports

Superstitions across sports

Gabriel Moreno

September 8, 2016

Superstition is common among the athletes at Chico State. Senior shooting guard Corey Silverstrom, has several different superstitions to enhance his game."I personally have my own superstitions, I like to show up early to each game to try to get in the zone. I also have a certain playlist to listen...

Cross Country kicks off in Tahoe

Cross Country kicks off in Tahoe

Gabriel Moreno

August 20, 2016

Cross Country runners are hitting the trail as the new season beginsWith a sixth place finish for the men and fourth place finish for the women at the NCAA Championship last year, the cross country teams have already begun to hit the trail in Lake Tahoe, Nevada.The teams have begun their training as a gr...

Headlines to look for in 2016 fall sports

Headlines to look for in 2016 fall sports

Kenta Mcafee

May 18, 2016

As the semester winds down, soccer, volleyball, golf and cross-country fans are mounting up to watch their favorite Chico State sports in action. Here’s a few headlines to look out for when August rolls around. Freshmen fill the gaps After the 2015 season the Chico State women’s soccer team e...

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