The Orion

Wildcat returns to the field

Wildcat returns to the field

Justin Couchot

September 13, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Soccer, Sports

As the Chico State men's soccer team starts their season, there may not be a player more excited to lace up and get back on the field than senior forward Dylan Wakefield. After suffering a blown AC joint and tearing all three ligaments in his shoulder in a preseason match against Cal Baptist last...

Full Disclosure: ’Cats reverse bad luck

Gabriel Moreno

November 14, 2016


Filed under Soccer, Sports

The end of the Chico State men's soccer team's season poorly reflected its effort.After going without a win in their first four games of their conference, the Wildcats turned the season around and won seven of the last eight games.The win streak propelled the Wildcats to the top of their conference, and ...

Rain doesn’t flood ’Cats performance

Rain doesn’t flood ’Cats performance

Lexi Hoedt

November 11, 2016


Filed under Golf, Soccer, Sports, Track and field

Grueling practices in the rain and fierce wind that deter shots plague the Chico State athletes in the fall and winter. Although there weren't any games that were rained out this season at Chico State, each athletic team practiced in both rain and shine this year. Senior women's golfer Bianca Armanini...

‘We Don’t Say’ campaign gains national attention

Makayla Hopkins

November 8, 2016


Filed under Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Sports, Track and field, Volleyball

Although multiple signs across Chico State say “We are one university,” the attempt to raise awareness about crude words that athletes and students use has signaled a major divide. Chico State Student-Athlete Advisory Committee released a new campaign called “We Don’t Say”...

New era emerging across sports

Gabriel Moreno

November 8, 2016


Filed under Basketball, Football, Soccer, Sports, Volleyball

Legends come and go in basketball, but the remembrance of their talent on the court is what keeps them relevant. Last year, the Chico State men’s basketball team lost three seniors, including men’s basketball forward Tanner Giddings who averaged 29 minutes per game last season. Giddings ...

’Cats seize top-three ranking

’Cats seize top-three ranking

Cydney Nance

November 2, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Soccer, Sports

While a 0-3-1 start to its conference may have plagued the Chico State men's soccer team, its meteoric rise to second has proven its resilience.The team had plenty of scoring power with senior forwards Omar Nuno and Rajaee DeLane returning for their final season, but had difficulty finding the back ...

Early scoring lifts men’s soccer to a win

Early scoring lifts men’s soccer to a win

Makayla Hopkins

October 10, 2016


Filed under Soccer, Sports

The Chico State men's soccer team found success early in their game Oct. 9 against the Cal State Dominguez Hills Toros through a reliable offense and solid defense.Chico State scored within the first minute off first-year defender Garrett Hogbin's first goal of the season. Junior midfielder Carter Jo...

Athletes support Black Lives Matter

Athletes support Black Lives Matter

Cydney Nance

October 7, 2016


Filed under Basketball, Soccer, Sports

  Jalen McFerren said he would like to continue being an example of unity on campus and bring awareness to injustices and attention to the Black Lives Matter movement. McFerren is a junior shooting guard for the Chico State men's basketball team and is among several Wildcat athletes attempt...

College injuries lead to lifelong problems

College injuries lead to lifelong problems

Makayla Hopkins

October 3, 2016


Filed under Soccer, Sports, Volleyball

It’s not uncommon for college athletes to get injured during games and even practices. Athletes might feel that they’re letting down their coach or team and face internal pressures of having a speedy recovery to get back out on the field.Leaving the team behind to tend to their own wound...

Last minute goal beats the Broncos

Last minute goal beats the Broncos

Gabriel Moreno

October 2, 2016


Filed under Soccer, Sports

The Chico State men's soccer team battled against the Cal Poly Pomona Broncos on Oct. 2 on the 'Cats home field and won 1-0. The win extends the Wildcats overall season record to 3-4-3, and their conference record to 2-2-2. The first half was dominated by the 'Cats who took six shots while allowing...

Men’s soccer team picks up first conference win

Men’s soccer team picks up first conference win

Kenta Mcafee

October 1, 2016


Filed under Soccer, Sports

The Chico State men's soccer team took on the Cal State San Bernardino Coyotes on Sept. 30 on the 'Cats home field and won 2-0. The win extends the 'Cats overall record to 2-4-3 and their conference record to 1-2-2. The 'Cats had not won in six consecutive games before succeeding against the Coyotes. ...

Men’s soccer team continues search for win

Men’s soccer team continues search for win

Kenta Mcafee

September 26, 2016


Filed under Soccer, Sports

The Chico State men's soccer team faced UC San Diego on the Tritons home field on Sept. 25 and lost 0-2.The loss brings Chico's record to 1-4-3, and their conference record to 0-2-2. Chico State remains without a win on the road this season.Contributing to the 'Cats loss was junior goalkeeper Damion Lewis, wh...

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