The Orion

You are what you eat

Nicholas Woodard

October 15, 2013


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Tracy Berman knows nutrition. Now, thanks to her, so do Chico State athletes. Berman, a nutrition teacher, has taught at Chico State for the past 23 years and is leading a sports nutrition program that is changing the way Wildcat athletes go about their diets. Berman graduated from Chico State...

Wildcats remembered in Hall of Fame

Sergio Sanchez

October 14, 2013


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The Chico State Athletic Hall of Fame welcomed eight new members into its family last weekend. Becky Blankenship, Walter Ulrich, Michelle Flowers Wilson, Anthony Hilliard, William Leone, Ronald Martinez,  Cloy Stapleton, and honorary inductee Thomas Wigton were all part of the 2013 Hall of Fame class....

All in the family

Taylor Maddox

October 14, 2013


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For people growing up with older siblings, life can be a minefield of high expectations. The older you get, the more competition turns into routine and one-upmanship becomes a staple of everyday life. It seems like even family game night can escalate into World War III after a few bad rounds of ...

Robert Nooney to take over as women’s track and field coach

Greg Silvia

October 14, 2013


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The Chico State women’s track and field team has hired Robert Nooney as its new head coach for the upcoming season. Nooney, a Chico State alumnus and All-American in the decathlon in 2008, will take over the job from Oliver Hanf, who coached both the men and women's teams last year. Hanf will now...

Men’s soccer takes first place

Greg Silvia

October 13, 2013


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The Chico State men’s soccer team defeated No. 6 ranked UC San Diego 1-0 in overtime Sunday for the first time in eight opportunities. Sophomore Justin Walmsley scored the game-winning goal, his thirdof the year,in the 93rd minute on a header off a free kick from Justin Saul. The goal by Walmsley...

Wildcats fall to UC San Diego

Nicholas Woodard

October 13, 2013


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The Chico State women’s soccer team lost 2-0 to UC San Diego Sunday in San Diego. After a scoreless first period, Kiera Bocchino put UC San Diego ahead with a goal in the 58th minute. Devin Roncoroni added an insurance with a goal in the 78th minute for the Tritons. ...

Women’s volleyball team sweeps Cal State Dominguez Hills

Sergio Sanchez

October 13, 2013


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The Chico State women’s volleyball team ended the weekend with a sweep over the Cal State Dominguez Hills Toros Saturday with a score of 25-11, 25-17 and 25-18. The opening game was back and forth, with neither team able to run away with it. The score was tied 6-6 when the ’Cats found thei...

Men’s soccer team wins in shutout

Greg Silvia

October 13, 2013


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The Chico State men’s soccer team got its weekend road trip started off on a positive note with at 2-0 victory against Cal Poly Pomona Friday night.Senior midfielder Tyson Crim got the scoring started for the 'Cats in the 69th minute with an assist from Octavio Guzman.The Wildcats added an ins...

Women’s volleyball team loses close match

benjamin marquez

October 13, 2013


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The Chico State women's volleyball team faced Cal State L.A. Friday and lost in five games (25-16, 21-25, 25-22, 21-25, 12-15). In the first game, the Wildcats were firing on all cylinders and drew first blood 25-16. Through the second game, both teams traded points but the Golden Eagles prevailed 2...

’Cats tie Cal Poly Pomona in double overtime

Taylor Maddox

October 13, 2013


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After a stretch of disappointing losses, the Chico State women’s soccer team carved out a 1-1 tie against Cal Poly Pomona Friday.The draw marks the first of two road games for the Wildcats this weekend, with a much-anticipated rematch against UC San Diego slated for Sunday morning.Off an assist from...

Be active and enjoy Chico

Jordyn Provence

October 13, 2013


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Chico is a beautiful place and we are privileged to live here as students, even if it's just for a short period of time. We get to enjoy the wonderful weather year-round and the gorgeous natural surroundings that make Chico the ideal place for activities such as hiking, biking, kayaking, fishing and go...

Supporting athletics

Nicholas Woodard

October 11, 2013


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In today's day and age, college students simply don’t have the time to go and support their fellow classmates in athletic events. But all that could begin to change with a string of shirtless supporters, who are doing an amazing job at Chico State games. I wonder how many times a so...

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