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How athletes deal with their worst nightmare-injuries

How athletes deal with their worst nightmare-injuries

Lucero Del Rayo-Nava

March 13, 2019


Filed under Cross Country, Sports, Track and field

As an athlete, the most important thing you can do is to keep your body well-maintained throughout the season. But with sports being as unpredictable as they are, injuries can occur in the blink of an eye.“You put all this time and effort into things just like writing a paper and the word docu...

The Wildcat Rumble: Matt Ferreira’s debut and Wyatt Baxter interview

The Wildcat Rumble: Matt Ferreira’s debut and Wyatt Baxter interview

Ricardo Tovar and Matthew Ferreira

February 22, 2019


Filed under Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Softball, Sports

Welcome to the fourth installment of the Wildcat Rumble of the Spring 2019 semester. Sports editor Ricardo Tovar is joined by a debuting Matthew Ferreira. Ferreira is new to The Orion's sports team and he is here, along with Tovar, to give his thoughts on Wildcat's sports, the MLB season and NBA seas...

Wildcat of the week- Jack Emanuel

Wildcat of the week- Jack Emanuel

Ricardo Tovar

December 5, 2018


Filed under Cross Country, Mobile Headlines, Multimedia, Sports, Video

Jack Emanuel is a Chico native who redshirted cross-country and track during his true freshman year. The construction management major has been in the scoring mix for four out of Chico State's six races this season; five of those being first place wins for the Wildcats. He finished 34th out of 203 in...

Wildcats cross-country ends with top ten finishes

Wildcats cross-country ends with top ten finishes

Ricardo Tovar

December 2, 2018


Filed under Cross Country, Mobile Headlines, Sports

It wasn't ideal running conditions for the National Collegiate Athletic Association Championships on Saturday morning. The Bob O'Connor Golf Course at Schenley Park in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania is a hill-covered course. The muddy terrain forced runners to use half-inch spikes. Coach Gary Towne said it was one of ...

Chico State men and women’s cross-country continues streak of CCAA titles

Chico State men and women’s cross-country continues streak of CCAA titles

Ricardo Tovar

November 4, 2018


Filed under Cross Country, Mobile Headlines, Sports

In what has become a yearly tradition over the last two decades, the Chico State men and women's cross-country teams won the California Collegiate Athletic Association championships on Saturday in San Bernardino. The men for the 17th time in row and the women for the 11th time in a row. Just as impressive, ...

Wildcat of the Week – Karlie Garcia

Wildcat of the Week – Karlie Garcia

Connor Mcpherson and Caitlyn Young

October 24, 2018


Filed under Cross Country, Mobile Headlines, Sports, Wildcat of the Week

Cross-country star Karlie Garcia has had a huge impact on the team and her efforts have earned her an All-American First team honor last season. She has made her mark in the record books as well, as she recently set a course record and finishing almost a minute faster than her closest opponent. This al...

Cross-country tramples competition at Bronco Invitational

Cross-country tramples competition at Bronco Invitational

Ricardo Tovar

October 13, 2018


Filed under Cross Country, Mobile Headlines, Sports

Chico State came into the Bronco Invitational at Baylands Park in Sunnyvale having placed first in men's 8k and fifth in women's 6k at the Capital Cross Challenge. Nothing changed this time around as that's exactly how both teams placed this time around. "The Bronco Invitational gets out so fast, so t...

Wildcat of the Week- Jason Intravaia

Wildcat of the Week- Jason Intravaia

Ricardo Tovar

October 8, 2018


Filed under Cross Country, Mobile Headlines, Sports, Wildcat of the Week

Senior cross-country runner and kinesiology major, Jason Intravaia has battled the injury bug his entire collegiate career. Intravaia made a triumphant return to cross-country at the Capital Cross Challenge Saturday, Sep. 29, placing second for the Chico men's team in the 8k. Overall, he finished eighth ou...

‘Cat tats earned in sweat, blood and hard work

‘Cat tats earned in sweat, blood and hard work

Kenta Mcafee

September 22, 2015


Filed under Cross Country, Sports

Through hats, shirts and even tattoos, many Chico State student athletes represent their school with a lifelong commitment, but none more as a collective pack than the Chico State cross-country team.The Wildcat logo is often tatted on the thigh or calves of many current and past Chico State cross-co...

Men’s cross-country shines in first meet of season

Men’s cross-country shines in first meet of season

Jason Spies

September 14, 2015


Filed under Sports, Track and field

The Chico State men's cross-country team had its first meet of the year Friday afternoon at the Ash Creek Invitational in Monmouth, OR. They did not fail to impress grabbing first, second and third place with seven players finishing in the top 10. Led by Will Reyes, who placed first in the 6,400-meter run with a ...

Men’s cross-country hits the trail for 2015

Men’s cross-country hits the trail for 2015

Kenta Mcafee

September 1, 2015


Filed under Cross Country, Sports

For Chico State athletics, 2014 was an overall great year for sports, but one of the biggest successes was for the men's cross-country team. The team found success in the 2014 season, continuing the streak of winning CCAA title's with its 13th straight victory. The team also succeeded in winning the la...

Women’s cross-country season preview

Women’s cross-country season preview

Nick Martinez-Esquibel

August 31, 2015


Filed under Cross Country, Sports

Since 2002, the Chico State women's cross-country team has been a staple in the nation's top 10 cross-country programs.Until last year. The team finished 13th in the nation last season to snap its streak of 12 straight finishes inside the top 10. "It was a little hard to swallow," senior Olivia Watt sai...

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