The Orion

‘Cats compete for Sacramento’s new pro soccer team

December 18, 2013
Filed under Sports

The beauty of a tryout at any level is that an individual gets an opportunity to show why their skills make them special. This past week, three Chico State men’s soccer players experienced this beauty, on the grandest of levels. Seniors Octavio Guzman, Jake Ward and Tyson Crim made it past the f...

’Cats overpower Penguins, win opener

November 30, 2013
Filed under News, Sports

Another day, another end-to-end win for the Wildcats.The Chico State men’s basketball team cruised past visiting Dominican University of CaliforniaSaturday, 86-56. The win ushers in a successful start for the Wildcats at this weekend’s Carl’s Jr. Mac Martin Invitational at Acker Gymnasium....

Chico State beats Simpson University, improves to 2-1

Taylor Maddox
November 23, 2013
Filed under Sports

The Chico State men’s basketball team defeated Simpson University on the road Saturday, 70-47. The win for the ’Cats came just a week after suffering a heartbreaking overtime loss against Cal State Stanislaus. Chico State jumped out to a lead early, maintaining a comfortable buffer with a s...

Baseball team gets competitive right off the bat

Norma Loya
November 10, 2013
Filed under Sports

Fall baseball has commenced at Nettleton Stadium, where the 21st annual Cardinal and Black Fall Classic took place during Halloween weekend. This four-game series has been a tradition for the baseball program at Chico State for 20 years. Assistant coach Damon Lessler picked the players for the...

‘Cats sweep Cal State Stanislaus

benjamin marquez
November 6, 2013
Filed under Sports

The Chico State women's volleyball team swept Cal State Stanislaus Wednesday in three games. The Wildcats fired on all cylinders, beating the Warriors on the road (32-30, 25-11, 25-21). In the first game, the 'Cats went into extra play as they out lasted the Warriors 32-30. The Wildcats kept its onsla...

CCAA title hopes on the horizon

Sergio Sanchez
November 2, 2013
Filed under Sports

A team works hard all season in order to be called champions. That is what the Chico State men’s soccer team will attempt to do next weekend. The ’Cats clinched a playoff berth with its win over Cal State Dominguez Hills Saturday Oct. 25. Chico State will try to reach the California Collegiate...

Tip of the hat to the A.S. Moonlight Safety Walk

Amanda Irons
November 2, 2013
Filed under Opinion

Halloween was a safe event thanks to Associated Students, who lent a hand to help the city prepare for the inflation of the population of Wildcat-nation. A.S. and city workers conducted a voluntary walk-through of the south side of campus last week to identify hazards such as plant overgrowth, burnt-out...

Coyotes sink 'Cats on the road

November 2, 2013
Filed under Sports

The Chico State women’s soccer team lost their weekend road trip opener to Cal State San BernardinoFriday, 1-0. The loss marks a successful regular-season sweep for the Coyotes, who previously defeated Chico State at University Soccer Stadium on October 4th. First half action saw both tea...

Police gear up for Halloween night

Amanda Irons
November 1, 2013
Filed under Blogs

Happy Halloween Wildcats! You know what that means. Tonight and into the weekend, Chico will be hosting countless out-of-towners for ghoulish fun deep into the early morning. To counter this lavish celebration, the university has cracked down on students by encouraging professors to implement Fr...

A dozen years of dominance

Photograph by Sam Rivera
A group of Wildcats lead the pack early  on in the California Collegiate Athletic Association Championships Saturday.

Greg Silvia
October 29, 2013
Filed under Sports

The Chico State men’s cross-country team put on a historic performance at the California Collegiate Athletic Association meet Saturday, recording the first ever perfect score in the 75-year history of the meet. The women’s cross-country team ran its way into the record books, earning i...

‘Cats sweep Cal State East Bay

benjamin marquez
October 27, 2013
Filed under Sports

The Chico State women's volleyball team started off the weekend right as they defeated Cal State East Bay Friday in three games (25-18, 25-17, 27-25).In the first game, the Wildcats came out strong and took the game 25-18. The 'Cats continued their dominance in the second game winning 25-17. In a thr...

Students assess campus safety

Valerie Teegardin
October 22, 2013
Filed under News

Student volunteers met with city workers on Wednesday to identify safety hazards in the south-campus area. After Chico police lost a key crowd-control resource, Associated Students officers are concerned that danger may be brewing for Chico State students this Halloween despite efforts to keep the streets safe. Budget cuts hau...

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