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Men’s cross-country hits the trail for 2015

The Chico State men's cross-country team gears up for the 2015 season in Lake Tahoe. Photo courtesy of Gary Towne.

Kenta Mcafee

September 1, 2015

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...

Q&A: Staying in focus while in action

Johnny Sanchez, center, competes at a cross-country meet. Sanchez said that the cheering and energy from the crowd at a meet helps him push harder to win. Photo courtesy of Johnny Sanchez.

Julie Ortega

February 3, 2015

Distractions are everywhere: school, work, home, games and most certainly in sports. The Orion asked a few Chico State athletes questions about how they deal with distractions. Johnny Sanchez — Year: Senior, Major: Kinesiology, Sport: Track and Field So as an athlete how do you deal with distracti...

Cross country dominates at NCAA West Regional Championships

Johnny Sanchez was the top Chico State runner to finish at the NCAA West Regional on Saturday. Photo courtesy Chico Wildcats.

Angelo Boscacci

November 23, 2014

[box]NCAA West Regional HighlightsJohnny Sanchez is the fifth runner in Chico State history to earn four All-West Region awards.True freshmen Camila Turati earned All-West Region. True freshmen Alexandra Burkhart earned All-West Region.Both Wildcat teams were ranked fourth in the nation heading into today'...

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

A group of Chico State cross-country runners prepare to cross the finish line at the 2013 California Collegiate Athletic Association championships. Photo courtesy Gary Towne

Samuel Wolfson

November 1, 2014

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...

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