The Orion

Full Disclosure: Cross Country

Junior Falco DiGiallonardo leads the men's cross country practice as they prepare for their upcoming tournament. Photo credit: Jordan Jarrell

Kenta Mcafee

October 6, 2016

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

Sadie Gastelum leads the women's cross country team during the 'Cats practice. Photo credit: Jordan Jarrell

Gabriel Moreno

October 2, 2016

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

Junior runner Steven Martinez runs around the track during practice. Photo credit: Cam Lesslie

Kenta Mcafee

April 26, 2016

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

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...

Cross-country CCAA Championship streaks continue

The Chico State men's cross country team took first place for the Wildcats for the 14th year in a row. Photo courtesy of Chico Wildcats.

Kenta Mcafee

October 28, 2015

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

Wildcat Connor Fisher finished 27th overall at the Stanford Invitational on Sept 26. Photo courtesy of Gary Towne.

Kenta Mcafee

September 29, 2015

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

Chico State cross country runner Steven Martinez. Photo courtesy Chico Wildcats.

Jose Olivar

September 21, 2014

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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