The Orion

Rugby team suffers loss against Stanford University

Chico State rugby captain Charlie Brennan competes in a match earlier this season. Photo credit: Salahadin Albutti
May 7, 2014

Although they were decimated with injuries and had to rely on rookie talent, the Chico State rugby team found its way into the playoffs and all the way to the finals for the Pacific West Rugby Conference...

Wildcats miss title, but not awards

Sophomore golfer Lee Gearhart (courtesy Chico Wildcats)
April 28, 2014

The fourth-ranked Chico State mens golf team may not have come home from Stockton last week with the California Collegiate Athletic Association championship crown like they had hoped, but they still have...

Fan finds joy in ‘Cats baseball

April 16, 2014

Chico State sports have staunch supporters from all over the city coming to sporting events. Jim Clawson is part of this crowd. With the wonderful weather Chico has been experiencing, Clawson...

Track seniors stride to nationals

J. Patrick Smith, senior nutrition and food science major and senior kinesiology majors John Brunk and Theodore Elsenbaumer  are headed to the NCAA track and field championships. Photo credit: Grant Mahan
March 24, 2014

One meet is all it took for three Chico State decathletes to qualify for the national meet in May. Seniors J Patrick Smith, Theodore Elsenbaumer and John Brunk finished with scores over the auto-qualifying...

Men’s golf season starts strong

Sophomore golfer Lee Gearhart clips the green during a swing. Photo credit: Emily Teague
March 10, 2014

  The Wildcat men’s golf team kicked off the 2014 season with a strong come-from-behind win at the Cal State San Bernardino Coyote Classic tournament during the last weekend of February.   The...

Students find voice through campus sports radio

March 1, 2014

Chico State's source for Internet-broadcasted, underground music shows is picking up the baseball bat and talking sports. Two Chico State students take to the KCSC studio each week to broadcast their ideas...

New Wildcat athletes start strong

Junior pitcher Alex Mistuloff. Photo courtesy of Chico State.
February 25, 2014

Playing the first game for a new team is a unique experience for athletes. It's like starting a new job — a player must perform at a high level in order to gain respect from their teammates and coaches.A...

Men’s basketball team break starting record

The 2014 men's basketball team matched the 1941 Wildcats' best start of 14-4. Photo courtesy of Chico State.
February 19, 2014

After a convincing 71-57 defeat over San Francisco State on Feb. 1, the Chico State men’s basketball team repeated history, playing its best start since 1941. The Wildcats tied its best starting...

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