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Women’s volleyball team falls to UC San Diego

Women’s volleyball team falls to UC San Diego

Ben Marquez
September 29, 2013
Filed under Sports

The Chico State women's volleyball team lost three of four games in Saturday's match against No. 10 ranked UC San Diego. In the first game, the Wildcats came out determined and won 25-20. In the second game, the 'Cats started off slow and lost 18-25, as the Tritons evened up the match at one game apiece. In the third game, the Wildcats...

Wildcats score in overtime, snap winless streak

Nicholas Woodard
September 29, 2013
Filed under Sports

Danielle Leiva scored a header in overtime Sunday to break the Chico State women’s soccer team’s four-game winless streak with a 2-1 win over Cal State Dominguez Hills.The Wildcats played a scoreless first period, despite a pair of shots on goal from Leiva and one from Courtlynn Cerrito. Cal ...

Mountain biking: Edging theft

Mountain biking: Edging theft

Nicholas Woodard
September 29, 2013
Filed under News, Sports

Mountain biking takes determination. Determination to make it through that tough trail. And sometimes, determination to sprint down the middle of the street after the thief of your beloved mountain bike. These are two vastly different examples, but they both portray themes of determination and resilience. These themes are especially true for Chico’s m...

Women’s soccer drops road trip opener

TaylorMaddox
September 28, 2013
Filed under Sports

The Chico State women’s soccer team took its show on the road this weekend, but fell short to Cal State LA on Friday. It marked the first time these two teams have locked horns since Nov. 11, 2011, when Chico State won the West Regionals. First half action saw both teams trading field goal attempts,...

Healthy diet crucial to high performance

Jordyn Provence
September 28, 2013
Filed under Sports

The actions an athlete makes in the kitchen are just as important as the actions they make on the field. Without a healthy diet, performance will not be at it's highest level.Cody Levar, a junior health administration major, leads a very healthy lifestyle to accompany his soccer career at Chico State."We...

Women’s volleyball loses tough match

benjamin marquez
September 28, 2013
Filed under Sports

The Chico State women's volleyball team suffered its first conference loss of the season Friday against Cal State San Bernardino, three to one (18-25, 25-20, 19-25, 23-25). The leaders for the 'Cats were juniors Ellie Larronde and Lindsay Quigley, recording 15 and 13 kills respectively. Also, freshman To...

Wildcats win with record round

Wildcats win with record round

Jordyn Provence
September 24, 2013
Filed under Sports

The Chico State women's golf team ended its first tournament Tuesday, smashing records and bringing home a Wildcat win after the final round at Coldwater Golf Club in Avondale, Ariz. The women competed in an 18-team playing field at the Western New Mexico Fall Intercollegiate and jumped their way t...

Women's golf team in eighth place going into final round

Jordyn Provence
September 24, 2013
Filed under Sports

The Chico State women's golf team teed off a new season on Monday with a tie for eighth place with Colorado State- Pueblo at the Western New Mexico Fall Intercollegiate tournament. Eighteen schools are competing. The women shot a collective 30-over par 318 during the first round. Of the 92-player...

Video | Men’s soccer vs UCSD

September 23, 2013
Filed under Multimedia, Sports, Video

Wildcats go 1 - 0 in a loss against UC San Diego in Friday's 2013 home opener. Read full story here: http://theorion.com/undefeated-no-more/ Videographer | Juan Cisneros

Slacklining swarms campus

Slacklining swarms campus

benjamin marquez
September 23, 2013
Filed under Sports

What do you get when you mix a trampoline, a rope and a seat belt? Slacklining. This wobbly sport requires balance and typically uses nylon or polyester webbing suspended between two anchor points, such as trees. The slackliner must attempt to walk from one end to the other without falling off. ...

Photo gallery | Men’s soccer team wins in overtime

Photo gallery | Men’s soccer team wins in overtime

September 22, 2013
Filed under Multimedia, Photo Galleries, Sports

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Women’s soccer falls to Pomona in OT

Women’s soccer falls to Pomona in OT

Nicholas Woodard
September 22, 2013
Filed under Sports

The Chico State women’s soccer team suffered a tough 1-0 overtime loss Sunday at home against Cal Poly Pomona. The game featured a scoreless first period with four combined shots on goal, including two by Chico State’s Gail Bassett. Goalkeeper Brianna Furner had one save in the period as part of the Wildcats defensive effort. The second h...

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