The Orion

Student or athlete, which one comes first

Student or athlete, which one comes first

Kenta Mcafee

August 28, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports

While every person has their daily routine, there is hardly any extracurricular as demanding as playing a sport at the collegiate level. From completing homework after brutal practices, to the fear of an exam on game day, student athletes compete on the field just as much as in the classroom. Collegiate...

Men’s soccer loses first game of the season

Men’s soccer loses first game of the season

Gabriel Moreno

August 25, 2016


Filed under Soccer, Sports

A second half offensive barrage couldn't help the Wildcats' claw their way to victory as they fell 2-1 against UC Davis on August 21, at the Aggie's home field. The loss brings Chico State's record to 0-2 against UC Davis for the past two seasons. Despite the 'Cats loss, junior midfielder Frankie Palmer w...

Headlines to look for in 2016 fall sports

Headlines to look for in 2016 fall sports

Kenta Mcafee

May 18, 2016


Filed under Cross Country, Golf, Showcase, Soccer, Sports, Volleyball

As the semester winds down, soccer, volleyball, golf and cross-country fans are mounting up to watch their favorite Chico State sports in action. Here’s a few headlines to look out for when August rolls around. Freshmen fill the gaps After the 2015 season the Chico State women’s soccer team e...

Nuno on the prowl to score for the ‘Cats

Nuno on the prowl to score for the ‘Cats

Nick Martinez-Esquibel

October 10, 2015


Filed under Soccer, Sports

From a Bear Cub to Wildcat, Omar Nuno, junior transfer forward, is providing an offensive spark for the men's soccer team early in the 2015 season.Playing just over 450 minutes of soccer so far, he leads the team in goals scored. He's found the back of the net four times out of his 25 attempts, which is good enough to be the team's highest shot percentage."He's a go...

Men’s soccer team loses 1-0 to Cal State Stanislaus

Men’s soccer team loses 1-0 to Cal State Stanislaus

Carlos Islas

October 6, 2015


Filed under Soccer, Sports

The Chico State men’s soccer team managed to keep the Cal State Stanislaus Warriors' high-powered offense at bay but failed to find the back of the net and lost 1-0 at home on Oct. 4. Chico State’s record dropped to 4-4-1 overall while the conference record stands at 2-2-0.First Half: The first half saw bo...

Chico beats Holy Names 2-1 in men’s soccer home opener

Chico beats Holy Names 2-1 in men’s soccer home opener

Julie Ortega

September 22, 2015


Filed under Soccer, Sports

The Chico State men’s soccer team defeated Holy Names University in its home opener, 2-1. Both goals came from junior forward, Omar Nuno. The Wildcats had a slow start in the first half. The first goal of the game came from Holy Names University during the 38th minute when Ignacio Alvarez, senior midfi...

Chico State men’s soccer wins 2-1 in overtime over Dominican University

Julie Ortega

September 18, 2015


Filed under Soccer, Sports

The Chico State Wildcats won their first game of the season against Dominican University last Saturday. After the game went into overtime, Carter Johnson, sophomore midfielder, scored the winning goal. Starting the game in goal for the Wildcats was first-year Andrew Matthews, while sophomore Triston M...

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