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Men’s cross-country team competes for 13th consecutive title

Men’s cross-country team competes for 13th consecutive title

Samuel Wolfson

November 1, 2014


Filed under Cross Country, Sports

It seems that head cross-country Coach Gary Towne always finds the recipe for success for his teams. With this year's batch, he's going for a baker's dozen.The Chico State men’s cross-country team will try to secure its 13th straight California Collegiate Athletic Association championship title...

Cross-country runners embrace race strategies

Cross-country runners embrace race strategies

Emerson Keenan

October 27, 2014


Filed under Cross Country, Sports

The will to win means nothing without the will to prepare, said Juma Ikangaa, a three-time second place finisher at the Boston marathon.Imagine how that reflects on Chico State's men and women's cross-country teams. Both teams run each race with a unique mental strategy.Gary Towne, Chico State's head ...

Cross-country opens season at Stanford Invitational

Cross-country opens season at Stanford Invitational

Samuel Wolfson

September 27, 2014


Filed under Cross Country, Sports

The Chico State men and women's cross-country teams began the season Saturday at the Stanford XC Invitational at Stanford Golf Course. Overall, the men's and women's teams did well by placing in the top two for their category. Other teams that competed included UC San Diego, University of Victoria an...

First week practice of first-year runners

Ryan Grady

September 24, 2014


Filed under Cross Country, Sports

18 NCAA Championship appearances, 12 California Collegiate Athletic Association titles and 10 West Region crowns usually means a team is pretty good.Too good, in the case of the Chico State cross-country team, for a standard season preview. Instead, The Orion followed first-years Derek Morton and Camila Turati...

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