The Orion

’Cats finish third in Wildcat Invitational

’Cats finish third in Wildcat Invitational

Jordyn Provence

March 13, 2014


Filed under Golf

Chico's Canyon Oaks Country Club welcomed the Chico State women's golf team, among others, to participate in the InterWest Wildcat Invitational. The Wildcats finished Monday's first round in second place with a 37-over par 325. On the leaderboard for the 'Cat's was senior Sarah McComish carding a 5-over par 77 to p...

Chico State drops championship game against Cal State Stanislaus

Chico State drops championship game against Cal State Stanislaus

Sergio Sanchez

March 9, 2014


Filed under Basketball

The third time would not be a charm for the Chico State men's basketball team as it lost to Cal State Stanislaus, 82-70, in the final game of the California Collegiate Athletic Association Championship Tournament.It was the first loss for the 'Cats this season where the team was defeated by double digits. F...

’Cats split Friday doubleheader against Toros

’Cats split Friday doubleheader against Toros

Angelo Boscacci

March 8, 2014


Filed under Softball

The Chico State WIldcats softball team split a doubleheader Friday against the Cal State Dominguez Hills Toros. Chico lost the first game 9-0, then came back with a vengeance winning game two 7-0. The first game started off with the Toros getting to 'Cats starting pitcher Alex Molina early. Molina was tagged...

’Cats conquer Broncos, off to championship finals

’Cats conquer Broncos, off to championship finals

Sergio Sanchez

March 8, 2014


Filed under Basketball

History would not repeat itself as the Chico State men's basketball team defeated Cal Poly Pomona 77-73 for the first time in two seasons in the California Collegiate Athletic Association Championship Tournament semifinals.The victory Friday sent the 'Cats to its third straight CCAA Championship Tournament finals ga...

’Cats defeat Gators, advance to semifinals

’Cats defeat Gators, advance to semifinals

Sergio Sanchez

March 7, 2014


Filed under Basketball

The Chico State men's basketball team began the California Collegiate Athletic Association Championship Tournament with a 78-66 victory over San Francisco State.The first game of the tournament did not start how the 'Cats had hoped. Chico State was held to a season-low 25 points in the first half and trailed the...

Basketball teams play into postseason

Basketball teams play into postseason

Greg Silvia

March 5, 2014


Filed under Basketball

The Chico State basketball program is poised to make a deep run in the postseason, starting with the California Collegiate Athletic Association conference tournament this weekend in Ontario, Calif. Women’s The Wildcats head into the CCAA tournament on a winning note, picking up a huge victory S...

Chico State women’s golf finishes second in shootout

Chico State women’s golf finishes second in shootout

Jordyn Provence

March 3, 2014


Filed under Golf

The Chico State women's golf team was able to pull out of the Pioneer Shootout in the top three for the fourth time in five outings in 2013-14, finishing in second place. Chico State entered the final round with a four-shot lead Sunday, but the 37-over par 325 Sunday wasn't quite enough to claim a victory, as they collect...

Cal Poly Pomona spoils senior night

Cal Poly Pomona spoils senior night

Sergio Sanchez

March 2, 2014


Filed under Basketball

In the final game of the regular season Chico State would have its senior night crashed by Cal Poly Pomona as the Broncos defeated the 'Cats 69-66.Chico State entered the night on a six-game winning streak and prior to the game honored seniors Giordano Estrada, Rashad Parker, Amir Carraway and Nate Appel as it would be their final g...

Women’s golf team solid in Saturday shootout

Women’s golf team solid in Saturday shootout

Jordyn Provence

March 2, 2014


Filed under Golf

The high wind conditions during Saturday's opening round of the Pioneer Shootout at Hiddenbrooke Golf Club in Vallejo caused all 12 teams to suspend play before finishing the first 18 holes. Considering these unfortunate circumstances, the Wildcat's still carded decently with a collective 31-over par 319....

Women win final game of regular season

Women win final game of regular season

benjamin marquez

March 2, 2014


Filed under Basketball

The Chico State women's basketball team knocked down the Cal Poly Pomona Broncos Saturday 63-61. In the first half, the 'Cats controlled the tempo and cruised to a 29-24 lead at halftime. In the second half, things intensified as both teams traded baskets, but the Wildcats stood tall and knocked off the top ranked broncos 63-61. Leading...

Wildcats open season, crush records at Chico Multi-Event Classic

Wildcats open season, crush records at Chico Multi-Event Classic

Nicholas Woodard

February 28, 2014


Filed under Track and field

J Patrick Smith, Theodore Elsenbaumer and John Brunk led the way on day one of the Chico Multi-Event Classic at University Stadium on Thursday.Patrick Smith posted 3,845 points, while Elsenbaumer and Brunk put up 3,795 and 3,780 points respectively, well beyond their marks from last year's event. The trio is also...

Graduate student dies of colon cancer

Graduate student dies of colon cancer

Eric Mccauley

February 26, 2014


Filed under News

A graduate student died Feb. 14 of colon cancer in Paradise, according to a campuswide email. Andrew Rushin was enrolled in the Masters of Science in Instructional Technology program at Chico State. He had completed all of his coursework and was in the process of organizing his master’s thesis when he died. He was 66.This was Rushin third...

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