The Orion

Eight athletes to be inducted into Chico State Hall of Fame

Eight athletes to be inducted into Chico State Hall of Fame

Andrew Baumgartner

August 28, 2018


Filed under Mobile Headlines, Sports

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

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

Andrew Baumgartner

May 13, 2018


Filed under Mobile Headlines, Showcase, Sports, Track and field

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

Chico State men’s track and field claims CCAA Championship

Andrew Baumgartner

May 6, 2018


Filed under Mobile Headlines, Showcase, Sports, Track and field

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

Chico State track and field sets records among Division I competition

Andrew Baumgartner

April 22, 2018


Filed under Mobile Headlines, Sports, Track and field

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

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

Andrew Baumgartner

April 15, 2018


Filed under Mobile Headlines, Sports, Track and field

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 track and field finds success at home in Twilight Invitational

Andrew Baumgartner

April 8, 2018


Filed under Mobile Headlines, Showcase, Sports, Track and field

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

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

Andrew Baumgartner

April 1, 2018


Filed under Mobile Headlines, Showcase, Sports, Track and field

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

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

Andrew Baumgartner

March 18, 2018


Filed under Mobile Headlines, Showcase, Sports, Track and field

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...

What 5 items would you keep?

What 5 items would you keep?

Franky Renteria

September 1, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Photo Galleries

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

Runner sets sights on Olympics

Runner sets sights on Olympics

Kenta Mcafee

May 9, 2016


Filed under Sports, Track and field

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

3 students train for the heptathlon

Danielle Pubill

April 27, 2016


Filed under Sports, Track and field

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

#TBT: uniforms from the ’70s to now

Esther Briggs

February 19, 2016


Filed under Baseball, Basketball, Football, Soccer, Softball, Sports, Track and field, Volleyball

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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