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Michelle Holt competing in the 100 hurdles at the 2018 Wildcat invite on March 10. Photo credit: Martin Chang

Chico State preview: track & field poised to continue dominating

Noah Andrews // February 22, 2019

Chico State's track and field program has demonstrated an unparalleled level of success throughout the last few years. Last season, the men's team won their third straight California Collegiate Athletic...

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

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

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...

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

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

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...

Sadie Gastelum leads the Wildcat cross country practice. Photo credit: Jordan Jarrell

Cross Country teams finish first

Gabriel Moreno // November 8, 2016

The Chico State men's and women's cross country team's set out to test its mettle Nov. 5 at the NCAA West Regional Championship but struggled to find its competition. Men's Cross CountryThe team snagged...

Junior Falco DiGiallonardo leads the mens cross country practice as they prepare for their upcoming tournament. Photo credit: Jordan Jarrell

Full Disclosure: Cross Country

Kenta Mcafee // October 6, 2016

Editor's note: Full Disclosure is a weekly analysis of the athletic program at Chico State. The Chico State cross country team has continued to dominate their league this season and rank number one...

Sadie Gastelum leads the womens cross country team during the Cats practice. Photo credit: Jordan Jarrell

Cross Country keeps steady pace

Gabriel Moreno // October 2, 2016

The Chico State men's and women's cross country team competed at the Capital Cross Challenge at the Haggin Oaks Golf Complex on Oct. 1 and had strong performances in the invitational.Men's Cross CountryThe...

Chico State womens soccer charges onto the field during their first home game of the season. Photo credit: Aubrie Coley

Wildcat teams prepare for CCAA

Gabriel Moreno // September 19, 2016

Sept. 16 marks the first day of the California Collegiate Athletic Association series for most of the teams at Chico State. Athletes are able to get their feet wet during the preseason games and through...

The womens cross country team competes at the Stanford Invitational last year. Photo Courtesy of Gary Towne

Cross Country kicks off in Tahoe

Gabriel Moreno // August 20, 2016

Cross Country runners are hitting the trail as the new season beginsWith a sixth place finish for the men and fourth place finish for the women at the NCAA Championship last year, the cross country teams...

Junior Isaiah Dargan boots the ball on the fly in a game last fall. Photo credit: Ryan Pressey

Headlines to look for in 2016 fall sports

Kenta Mcafee // May 18, 2016
The Orion looks ahead at the 2016 fall season and what headlines to look out for.
Sophomore Kyle Medina runs around the track during practice, displaying his Chico State Wildcat tattoo. Photo credit: Cam Lesslie

Runner sets sights on Olympics

Kenta Mcafee // May 9, 2016
Sophomore Kyle Medina set his sights on the Olympic trials after breaking school record.
Wildcat Connor Fisher finished 27th overall at the Stanford Invitational on Sept 26. Photo courtesy of Gary Towne.

Men’s cross-country runs past Division I teams at Stanford Invitational

Kenta Mcafee // September 29, 2015
The Chico State men's cross-country team took second place overall at the Stanford Invitational, missing first place finishers, Stanford, by only five points.
Lauren Schnelli, junior track and field runner, proudly represents the Chico with her Wildcat tattoo. Photo credit: Jenelle Kapellas

‘Cat tats earned in sweat, blood and hard work

Kenta Mcafee // September 22, 2015
The logo of the Chico State Wildcat is proudly represented by Chico State athletes in ink.
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