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Men and Women’s Track split ways in CCAA championships

Men and Women’s Track split ways in CCAA championships

Lucero Del Rayo-Nava

May 6, 2019

The Chico State track and field teams finished their season with record-breaking performances at the California Collegiate Athletic Association championships hosted in La Jolla, California.Women’s trackAdelae Fredeen was the first Wildcat to earn a total of four team points in the heptathlon on Th...

Chico State cross country commit finds himself right at home.

Chico State cross country commit finds himself right at home.

Matthew Ferreira

April 22, 2019

Each year, student-athletes from all over the country decide which school they are going to compete for on the collegiate level.For Chico High’s cross country star Charlie Giannini, that was his hometown’s own Chico State.Giannini grew up in Chico and joined the cross country team after one o...

Wildcats get “Last Chance” to compete before tournaments.

Wildcats get “Last Chance” to compete before tournaments.

Matthew Ferreira

April 22, 2019

The Chico State track and field team got a final opportunity to prepare for the California Collegiate Athletic Association championships when they competed in the Yuba Last Chance Invitational Saturday.They Wildcats had a strong day overall as a team and won 11 of the 21 events that they competed in.The te...

It’s Wyatt Baxter’s time

It’s Wyatt Baxter’s time

Noah Andrews

April 17, 2019

Growing up with a sibling that plays the same sport as you has positives and negatives.On the one hand, you always have somebody to practice or play with. On the other hand, they often become your greatest competitor. And what do you tend to try and do to your greatest competition? Beat them in every way...

Wildcats give Division I competitors a tough time

Wildcats give Division I competitors a tough time

Lucero Del Rayo-Nava

April 15, 2019

Chico State headed to UC Davis in an effort to show Division I competitors what they were capable of. Both men and women’s Track and Field made their presence known at the Woody Wilson Classic as they dominated and posted 23 personal records collectively. Men’s Track It was a successful Saturd...

Chico State track and field gets multiple wins at Twilight Invitational.

Chico State track and field gets multiple wins at Twilight Invitational.

Matthew Ferreira

April 7, 2019

The Chico State Wildcats track and field team placed well in various events at the Distance Carnival and Twilight Invitational Saturday at University Stadium. There was a bit of rain at the beginning of the day but eventually, the skies cleared up for the day's events. The Wildcats events started...

Wildcat of the week: Isaiah Roybal

Wildcat of the week: Isaiah Roybal

Matthew Ferreira

April 4, 2019

Track star Isaiah Roybal is in the middle of a very impressive season and is working hard with his teammates to get the Wildcats to the 2019 National Championship tournament. Roybel is a transfer student from Santa Rosa Junior College who came to Chico State to study criminal justice in 2017. He originally...

Wildcats track and field shine brightly in the Bay Area

Wildcats track and field shine brightly in the Bay Area

Lucero Del Rayo-Nava

April 1, 2019

Both Chico State's track and field teams darted to the Bay Area to compete in the Mike Fanelli Track Classic and Stanford Invitational this weekend. Even with such an eventful weekend for the Wildcats, it did not overwhelm them as they broke double-digit personal records collectively.Women’s track and field:Th...

The Wildcat Rumble returns

The Wildcat Rumble returns

Ricardo Tovar

March 28, 2019

The Wildcat Rumble is back! With its fifth installment of the Spring semester. The sports editor of The Orion, Ricardo Tovar, is here to give you information on Wildcat sports. With his takes on baseball, softball and track and field. Opening Day for the MLB was Thursday and Tovar gives his reaction on...

Anita Barker takes a victory lap

Anita Barker takes a victory lap

Noah Andrews

March 25, 2019

The job of an athletic director is often thankless. There's a lot of work behind the scenes that go unnoticed. However, this is not the case for Chico State's Athletic Director, Anita Barker. Due to Barker's constant hard work and the rejection of mediocrity, she has been honored as the Division II...

How athletes deal with their worst nightmare-injuries

How athletes deal with their worst nightmare-injuries

Lucero Del Rayo-Nava

March 13, 2019

As an athlete, the most important thing you can do is to keep your body well-maintained throughout the season. But with sports being as unpredictable as they are, injuries can occur in the blink of an eye.“You put all this time and effort into things just like writing a paper and the word docu...

Wildcats Track and Field perform strong despite rain

Wildcats Track and Field perform strong despite rain

Matthew Ferreira

March 10, 2019

Chico State hosted the Wildcat Invitational track meet Saturday at University Track Stadium. Both the men’s and women’s teams performed well at the invitational with many personal records being set, as well as having a few top-three finishes. One of the main focuses of the stadium was the weather....

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