The Orion

Wildcat returns to the field

Wildcat returns to the field

Justin Couchot

September 13, 2017

As the Chico State men's soccer team starts their season, there may not be a player more excited to lace up and get back on the field than senior forward Dylan Wakefield. After suffering a blown AC joint and tearing all three ligaments in his shoulder in a preseason match against Cal Baptist last...

Striving to Improve

The team huddles up to talk about the game.

Patrick Pace

August 28, 2017

The Chico State men's soccer team begins its season on Aug. 31 against Seattle Pacific University. The Wildcats hope to go even further than they did in their up-and-down season last year. Last season, Chico State started off conference play with three losses before rising up and winning seven of...

Men’s soccer team clinches CCAA tournament

First-year forward Frankie Palmer shoots the ball during a Wildcat home game. Photo credit: Jordan Jarrell

Jordan Jarrell

October 23, 2016

The Chico State men's soccer team snagged its spot in the CCAA tournament with a last-minute win against Sonoma State Oct. 21.The team is currently tied for second in its conference with Sonoma State and holds a 6-3-2 record. The team has accumulated a four-game win streak and has moved nine times in ...

College injuries lead to lifelong problems

Dylan Wakefield takes it easy at practice and ices his shoulder while giving his teammates pointers as they prepare for crucial games this weekend. Photo credit: Makayla Hopkins

Makayla Hopkins

October 3, 2016

It’s not uncommon for college athletes to get injured during games and even practices. Athletes might feel that they’re letting down their coach or team and face internal pressures of having a speedy recovery to get back out on the field.Leaving the team behind to tend to their own wound...

Men’s soccer team loses 1-0 to Cal State Stanislaus

Sophomore midfielder Jesus Ramos brings the ball up for the Wildcats during the Oct. 4 game against Cal State Stanislaus. Photo credit: John Domogma

Carlos Islas

October 6, 2015

The Chico State men’s soccer team managed to keep the Cal State Stanislaus Warriors' high-powered offense at bay but failed to find the back of the net and lost 1-0 at home on Oct. 4. Chico State’s record dropped to 4-4-1 overall while the conference record stands at 2-2-0.First Half: The first half saw bo...

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