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Eight athletes to be inducted into Chico State Hall of Fame

Mac Martin Award winner Mark Reischling listens to Oregon Ducks Head Coach Ernie Kent.
Getty Images photo by Otto Greule Jr.

Andrew Baumgartner

August 28, 2018

Chico State's history will come to the forefront as the Chico State Athletics Hall of Fame Class of 2018 will be inducted at the Bell Memorial Union September 22 at 5:30pm. This year's class is made up of eight former athletes that span five decades and six sports. This year's inductees are Nick...

Ilaoa and Chico State throwing coach take one, two in Warriors Last Chance

Alex Burkhart and Alexandria Tucker participate in the 5,000 meter run. Burkhart finished sixth in the 5,000 at the Portland Twilight while Tucker finished 13th. Photo credit: Gary Towne

Andrew Baumgartner

May 13, 2018

In preparation for the National Collegiate Athletic Association, Chico State's track and field teams had one last chance to show their talent in two separate track meets over the weekend. These two last meets were the final chance for teams to qualify for Nationals.Warrior Last ChanceAt the Warrior Last Chance...

Chico State men’s track and field claims CCAA Championship

Eddie King races in the 5,000 meter run. King finished first in the CCAA championship on Saturday. Photo Courtesy: Gary Towne. Photo credit: Gary Towne

Andrew Baumgartner

May 6, 2018

With nine first place finishes, the men's track and field team dominated the competition to win the California Collegiate Athletic Association championship.Chico State scored 252.5 points, which was 89.5 more points than runner-up UC San Diego.The first victory for the Wildcats came in the decathlon...

Chico State track and field sets records among Division I competition

Haley Boynton participates in the 3,000 meter steeplechase. Photo Courtesy: Gary Towne Photo credit: Gary Towne

Andrew Baumgartner

April 22, 2018

The Chico State track and field teams participated in four track meets over the weekend in preparation for the California Collegiate Athletic Association Championship on May 3 through 5. Mt. Sac Invitational: Hosted by Mt. San Antonio College, the Wildcats produced a couple of school records. First, Hannah Dorman...

Chico State track continues success in Stanislaus Multi, Woody Wilson Classic

Adelae Freeden participates in the 110m hurdles at Chico State. Photo credit: Kailah Cabiles

Andrew Baumgartner

April 15, 2018

Chico State's track and field teams split action over the weekend, part of the team was in Turlock for the Stanislaus Multi and the others were in Davis for the Woody Wilson Classic. Stanislaus Multi In the Stanislaus Multi, the men participated in the decathlon, while the women participated in the hep...

Chico State track and field finds success at home in Twilight Invitational

Chico State's Derrick Shepherd and Windsor Jamison complete the transfer of the baton in the 4x100 relay on Saturday. The team finished third with a time of 42.75 seconds. Photo credit: Andrew Baumgartner

Andrew Baumgartner

April 8, 2018

In the final home track meet of the year, Chico State's track and field teams saw plenty of first place finishes at The Chico Distance Carnival and Twilight Invitational.One of those first-place finishers was Hasani Barrett in the 4x400 meter relay.Barrett is one Wildcat who likes to compete at home....

Track and field continues strong season with first place finishes in San Francisco, Stanford

Kyle Medina ran the fastest time in Division II since 2015 for the 3,000 meter steeplechase. Photo credit: Martin Chang

Andrew Baumgartner

April 1, 2018

The Chico State track and field team participated in the Stanford Invitational and the San Francisco State Distance Carnival over the weekend, once again finishing at the top in several events. Chico State was led again by Tyler Arroyo in the high jump. Arroyo placed first in the high jump at the...

Chico State track and field chases school history in Sacramento State Invitational

Tyler Arroyo gets ready to attempt the high jump. Photo Courtesy: Oliver Hanf

Andrew Baumgartner

March 18, 2018

The Chico State men's and women's track and field team competed in the Sacramento State Hornet Invitational over the weekend, competing against Division I opponents and leaving with a handful of victories.Chico State's high jumper, Tyler Arroyo, was one of two Wildcat athletes to achieve a first place finish.Arroyo would jump over a mark of 6-8 3/4 feet.Arroyo beat out athletes from Division I schools ...

What 5 items would you keep?

Photo credit: Franky Renteria

Franky Renteria

September 1, 2016

          If you could only keep five possessions, what would they be and why?

Runner sets sights on Olympics

Sophomore Kyle Medina runs around the track during practice, displaying his Chico State Wildcat tattoo. Photo credit: Cam Lesslie

Kenta Mcafee

May 9, 2016

After breaking the school record for the 1,500-meter race with a time of 3 minutes, 41 seconds at the Brian Clay Invitational, sophomore Kyle Medina has set his sights on the Olympic trials. The time set by Medina was one second faster than the previous record of 3:42 set by Scott Bauhs in 2008. Med...

3 students train for the heptathlon

First-year Olivia Abbott winds up to launch the shot put during practice. Photo credit: Cam Lesslie

Danielle Pubill

April 27, 2016

The heptathlon is seven events over the course of two days in track and field. The hard work, dedication and team support are critical factors. Junior Brooke Whitburn, sophomore Melanie O'Brien and first-year Olivia Abbott all strive together to reach their goals and to compete at their best.Many athletes ...

#TBT: uniforms from the ’70s to now

Sharon Galligan and Maribeth Mika, left, jump up to block a shot in a game in the '70s. Junior Ashton Kershner, right, tips the ball back to her opponent in a game last season. Photo credit: Becky

Esther Briggs

February 19, 2016

The style of the athletic uniforms in the 1970s can be described in one word: different. When you look through old editions of The Orion you cannot help but stop and look at what our school used to sport. We only look back and wonder why? Here are seven then and now images, to show just how far we...

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