The Orion

Superstitions across sports

Corey Silverstrom practices dribbling before a game. Photo credit: John Domogma

Gabriel Moreno

September 8, 2016

Superstition is common among the athletes at Chico State. Senior shooting guard Corey Silverstrom, has several different superstitions to enhance his game."I personally have my own superstitions, I like to show up early to each game to try to get in the zone. I also have a certain playlist to listen...

Golf teams prepare for second half of season

Two-time All-American senior Alistair Docherty tees off for the Wildcats. Photo credit: T.L. Brown

Jason Spies

February 24, 2016

Men’s Golf The Chico State men’s golf team is in a very nice position heading into the second half of the season. After finishing the first half of their season with two first-place finishes and two second-place finishes, the Wildcats are now ranked first in the nation. Chico State men’s head golf ...

Small women’s golf team, tighter bond among players

Dani O'Keefe and Bianca Armanini, seniors, get ready to play through the Skyway Golf Park course on Saturday. Photo credit: Alicia Brogden

Julie Ortega

September 22, 2015

The Chico State women’s golf team has never been a large team, but not by choice. The team has had to deal with the unexpected departure of players for either personal reasons or not meeting grade requirements. Within the past two seasons, the Wildcats have lost a total of three players on a relative...

Women’s golf falls short of playoffs, prepares for next season

Abbey McGrew, a sophomore kinesiology major, takes a swing in a tournament earlier this year. The Wildcats had a strong spring season despite working with a roster of only five players. Photo courtesy of Abbey McGrew

Matthew Vislosky

May 10, 2015

The Chico State women's golf team was looking to make it to two NCAA Super Regionals in two years, but fell short after losing to Sonoma State. The Wildcats couldn't crack the 36-team bracket that is headed to the NCAA Super Regionals, but the season ushered in many positives, said Nick Green, head coach. "We shot o...

Wildcat golf swings back into action

Dani O'Keefe takes a swing during practice for the fall 2014 season at Bidwell Park. Photo credit: John Domogma

Matthew Vislosky

February 18, 2015

The Chico State women's golf team will be getting back into the swing of things on Feb. 23 in Austin, Texas. After coming off its best finish in the fall at third place, keeping that momentum up can be a struggle. But this time it is a little different, said Nick Green, the team's head coach. "Luckily this semester as opposed to last, we were ...

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