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‘Cats compete at water-ski nationals

‘Cats compete at water-ski nationals

Lars Gustafson
October 21, 2014
Filed under Photo Galleries, Sports

Over the weekend, the Chico State Water Ski Team competed in the 36th Collegiate Water Ski National Championships and placed 10th overall out of 12 Division II schools, with the women's team taking first in slalom. Chico State sent five men and four women to compete at nationals, with Sean Crossland and S...

Cross country takes 5th, 8th at Santa Clara Bronco Invite

Cross country takes 5th, 8th at Santa Clara Bronco Invite

Samuel Wolfson
October 19, 2014
Filed under Cross Country, Sports

The Chico State cross country team competed at the Santa Clara Bronco Invitation Saturday, with the men’s team placing fifth overall and the women’s team taking eighth overall. Many Division I teams competed in Santa Clara, including Oklahoma State who are ranked first on the men’s side a...

Women’s volleyball team falls in five sets to Cal Poly Pomona

Women’s volleyball team falls in five sets to Cal Poly Pomona

Nick Reddy
October 19, 2014
Filed under Sports, Volleyball

[box]Cal Poly Pomona 3, Chico State 2Scores: 21-25, 25-15, 25-14, 19-25, 12-15Kills: Ellie Larronde (15); Lindsay Quigley (12); Kristyn Casalino (11)Digs: Ellie Larronde (13); Olivia Mediano (21)Assists: Torey Thompson (51).[/box]On a raucous night in Acker Gym, the Chico State women’s volleyball te...

AS postpones vote for for statue funding

AS postpones vote for for statue funding

Madison Holmes
October 14, 2014
Filed under News

Upset students took to Facebook last week in response to a proposal to install a wildcat statue on campus that could cost up to $300,000. Following the negative feedback in the Facebook comment section of a previous Orion report, the A.S. postponed a vote to approve an additional $40,000 contribution from the A.S. ...

Sonoma State beats men’s soccer team 3-1

Sonoma State beats men’s soccer team 3-1

Jose Olivar
October 12, 2014
Filed under Soccer, Sports

[box] Sonoma State 3, Chico State 1 Goals: 1 - Justin Walmsley (3rd of the season)Yellow Card: 3 – Justin Walmsley, Kenny Rosencrance, Sean GallagherConference Record: 1-5 (12th in CCAA Standings) [/box] The Chico State men’s soccer team capped off its 2-game road trip on Sunday with a 3-1 lost against Sonoma State. ...

Volleyball team sweeps Cal State Dominguez Hills

Volleyball team sweeps Cal State Dominguez Hills

benjamin marquez
October 4, 2014
Filed under Sports, Volleyball

The Chico State women's volleyball team displayed pure team synergy at Acker Gym Friday sweeping Cal State Dominguez Hills 3-0. The Wildcats won by scores of 25-16, 25-15, 25-14.In the first set, the 'Cats came out aggressive and attentive on defense, protecting home court in front of a rowdy red crowd. The Wildcats won the ...

Memorial for dead student Tuesday

Memorial for dead student Tuesday

David Mcvicker
October 2, 2014
Filed under News

Funeral services and a memorial will be held for Chico State student Marc Thompson next week.The funeral will be held Monday, Oct. 6 at 10:00am at Chico Seventh Day Adventist ChurchA celebration in remembrance of Thompson will be the following day on campus.Thompson, a sociology and psychology major, was the Co...

Golf alumnus swinging toward tour

Kevin Lucena
September 29, 2014
Filed under Golf, Sports

Kyle Souza looked 489 yards ahead from the tee box at the Northern California Open Championship. Already having posted three 18-hole rounds in the 60s, the Chico State alumnus stood on the tee 20-under-par, tied for the lead of the professional title with UC Davis alumnus Matt Hansen. ...

Downhill to the championship

Lars Gustafson
September 29, 2014
Filed under Sports

The Chico State Cycling Team is stacked to make a full-speed run on 2014’s trail to the USA Cycling Collegiate Mountain Bike National Championships in Banner Elk, North Carolina. 200 semiprofessional competitors from all over the United States will be competing at the event.Chico Sta...

Men’s soccer team loses in overtime

Men’s soccer team loses in overtime

Emerson Keenan
September 28, 2014
Filed under Soccer, Sports

The Chico State men's soccer team fell on Sunday 1-0 in overtime against Cal State L.A. The Wildcats and the Golden Eagles both fought hard to get to overtime, with the game ending in a scoreless tie. In the whole game there were a total of 20 fouls for Chico and 17 for the Golden Eagles. The Wildcats had two yellow cards on the day, one going to forward Matt...

Triathlon team strives for another successful season

Triathlon team strives for another successful season

Samuel Wolfson
September 23, 2014
Filed under Sports

5.4 miles of swimming.18.6 miles of running. 73 miles of bicycling.For some that's a death sentence. But for the Chico State Triathlon Club, that's the total mileage of a spring semester's worth of competitions.It's no wonder it's starting early.The Chico State Triathlon Club has started preparing for five triathlons this spring s...

Inline hockey team eyes return to championships

Inline hockey team eyes return to championships

Kevin Lucena
September 21, 2014
Filed under Sports

When goalie Nick Vargas went to Chico State's financial office to talk about funding the school's hockey club, the office had no idea such a team actually existed. Vargas said he walked away with $30, enough for five pucks.Evidently, the Chico State Inline Hockey Team does exist and it has for some time. The team was founded in...

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