The Orion

Chico State softball eliminated from Conference Tournament

Bailey Akins had an RBI and a walk against Cal State Monterey Bay in Friday's CCAA championship game. Photo credit: Olyvia Simpson

Noah Andrews

May 4, 2019

After an opening round loss to Cal State San Bernadino on Thursday, the Wildcats found themselves in a win-or-go-home situation against Cal State Monterey Bay. The task would prove to be a difficult one, seeing as Chico had lost the regular season series to the Otters 3-1. The final score of the gam...

Wildcat of the week- Jack Emanuel

Jack Emanuel running at the NCA West Regional Championships in Billings, Montana. Emanuel finished 18th. Image courtesy of Gary Towne.

Ricardo Tovar

December 5, 2018

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

Eddie King leads pack of Chico State runners at the NCAA West Regional Championships in Billings, Montana. Image courtesy of Gary Towne.

Ricardo Tovar

December 2, 2018

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 ...

March Madness preview

Sports writer Patrick Pace Photo credit: Cam Lesslie

Patrick Pace

March 17, 2016

It's every college basketball fan's favorite time of the year. The March Madness tournament, where anything and everything can happen. There are 68 teams, but only one can win. In this preview I'm going to give my opinion on possible upsets in the opening round, my picks for the final four and the ev...

Chico State women’s cross country team takes first, while men place second at NCAA West Regionals

The Chico State men's and women's cross country teams will be headed to the NCAA Championships. Photo courtesy of Gary Towne.

Jason Spies

November 12, 2015

The Chico State men and women's cross country teams have punched their tickets to the NCAA Championships, after the men came in second and the women came in first at the NCAA West Regionals race. Men's: The Chico State mens cross country team placed second overall as a team Saturday, Nov. 7 at the NCAA W...

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...

Women’s cross-country season preview

Kody Atkins and Nicole Anthony run during practice on Wednesday before hitting the weight room. Photo by John Domogma.

Nick Martinez-Esquibel

August 31, 2015

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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