The Orion

Full Disclosure: Cross Country

Full Disclosure: Cross Country

Kenta Mcafee

October 6, 2016


Filed under Cross Country, Full Disclosure, Sports

Editor's note: Full Disclosure is a weekly analysis of the athletic program at Chico State. The Chico State cross country team has continued to dominate their league this season and rank number one in the West once again. Men's cross country The men's cross country team made history last ye...

Cross Country keeps steady pace

Cross Country keeps steady pace

Gabriel Moreno

October 2, 2016


Filed under Cross Country, Sports

The Chico State men's and women's cross country team competed at the Capital Cross Challenge at the Haggin Oaks Golf Complex on Oct. 1 and had strong performances in the invitational.Men's Cross CountryThe men's team showed a dominant performance during the competition and finished with 29 points. The ...

Runner uses grit and determination to overcome knee injury

Runner uses grit and determination to overcome knee injury

Kenta Mcafee

April 26, 2016


Filed under Sports, Track and field

By making second team All-American for cross country and placing in the top 20 for both the 5K and 10K meter race, junior runner Steven Martinez has proven he cannot be slowed down.Martinez suffered a knee injury in December while practicing and was unsure that he would be able to recover in time for ...

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

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

Jason Spies

November 12, 2015


Filed under Cross Country, Sports

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...

Cross-country CCAA Championship streaks continue

Cross-country CCAA Championship streaks continue

Kenta Mcafee

October 28, 2015


Filed under Cross Country, Sports

The Chico State men's and women's cross-country teams managed to continue their winning streaks as both teams finished first at the CCAA Championships on Oct. 25 at Golden Gate Park in San Francisco. For the men's team, it was junior Will Reyes leading the charge, taking first overall. He was followed close behind by ...

Men’s cross-country runs past Division I teams at Stanford Invitational

Men’s cross-country runs past Division I teams at Stanford Invitational

Kenta Mcafee

September 29, 2015


Filed under Cross Country, Sports

The Chico State men's cross-country team competed in its second invitational at Stanford on Sept. 26, claiming second place over several Division I and 2 schools. The 'Cats finished with a five point margin between them and the first place school, Stanford.Stanford finished the race with a point tota...

First-year versus transfer experiences

First-year versus transfer experiences

Jose Olivar

September 21, 2014


Filed under Sports

First-year and transfer athletes go through many of the same experiences. A new school in a new place, not to mention a new team to fit into. But what are the differences? The Orion talked to both transfer and first-year athletes about this transition. Here's what they had to say:What is the most challenging p...

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