The Orion

‘Cats start the volleyball season strong

Bekah Boyle celebrates a kill with her teammates Photo credit: Jordan Jarrell

Patrick Pace

September 4, 2017

The Chico State women's volleyball team swept their series against the Holy Names University Hawks in their first game of the Route 92 Showdown. The Wildcats finished the match in less than 80 minutes. In the first set, the two teams were tied at 11 before the 'Cats took over. Chico State went on...

Chico State baseball loses on a walk off

Sonny Cortez warms up, getting ready to bat. Photo credit: Lindsay Pincus

Anna Baytosh

February 7, 2017

On Saturday morning, the Wildcat baseball team was defeated by Point Loma with a walk off win in San Diego. This match was the third in a four game series against the Sea Lions.Chico State started the game strong with a run scored by senior infielder, Andru Cardenas, from an RBI single hit by senior ...

Volleyball team sweeps Tritons

First-year outside hitter Bekah Boyle celebrates winning a set with her teammates. Photo credit: Jordan Jarrell

Makayla Hopkins

November 5, 2016

After a tough loss against Sonoma State, the Chico State Volleyball team came out with intensity against the UC San Diego Tritons and closed the game in three sets Nov. 4. Despite the many errors, first-year outside hitter Camryn Rocha and junior outside hitter Olivia Mediano dominated the first set...

Volleyball avenges previous loss

Junior outside hitter Anna Baytosh floats the ball over the net. Photo credit: Jordan Jarrell

Gabriel Moreno

October 9, 2016

The Chico State volleyball team avenged their loss to the Jacks Sept. 24, with a 3-1 win on the 'Cats home court Oct. 7.The win extends the Wildcats record to 12-4, and their conference record to 6-1. Chico State has yet to suffer a loss at home and has a four-game win streak.The first set opened with ...

Volleyball snags another win

First-year outside hitter Bekah Boyle celebrates winning a set with her teammates. Photo credit: Jordan Jarrell

Gabriel Moreno

October 7, 2016

The Chico State volleyball team swept their third consecutive game Oct. 5 to improve their overall record to 11-4 and their conference record to 5-1.The win came against the Stanislaus State Warriors and was the result of continuous errors that gave the 'Cats the advantage. Chico State committed just 11 e...

‘Cats remain undefeated at home

Gabriel Moreno

October 1, 2016

The Chico State women's volleyball team took on Cal Poly Pomona on the 'Cats home court on Sept. 30 and swept the Broncos in three sets.The win extends the Wildcats record to 9-4 for the season and gives them a 3-1 conference record. Chico State has won four consecutive games at home this season.The 'Cats opened the...

The ‘Cats lose first conference game of the season

Chico State junior defensive specialist Shannon Cotton serves the ball during a home game. Photo credit: Royal T Lee-Castine

Gabriel Moreno

September 26, 2016

The Chico State Women's Volleyball team suffered their first loss since starting their conference, after falling short 1-3 against the Humboldt State Jacks on Sept.24th.The loss gives Chico State an overall record of 8-4, and a conference record of 2-1. The 'Cats previously held a win streak of four, ...

Volleyball faces back-to-back losses

Chico State Women's Volleyball competing in CCAA play last season. Photo credit: John Domogma

Kenta Mcafee

September 12, 2016

The Chico State women's volleyball team competed in the second and third rounds of the Division II West Region Volleyball Showcase on Sept. 9 but lost 0-3 in both games.The losses snap the 'Cats four-game win streak and brings their overall season record to 4-3. Chico State had not previously faced a...

Volleyball splits doubleheader

The Chico State volleyball team sets the ball during practice. Photo credit: Jordan Jarrell

Gabriel Moreno

September 3, 2016

Chico State swept the Holy Names University Hawks in the second game of their double header on Sept. 2. The 3-0 win came after losing to the Dominican University Penguins in the first round of the Route 92 Showdown. The recent win propels the 'Cats overall season record to 1-1.Chico State opened with an o...

Wildcat wins Pitching Hero of the Week

Junior pitcher Dalton Erb throws a ball during practice. Photo credit: Lindsay Pincus

Anna Baytosh

May 14, 2016

Hero status has been awarded to Dalton Erb, a junior pitcher for the Chico State Wildcats.As the first player to throw a complete game in the 2016 Wildcat season, Erb earned Division II Baseball Pitching Hero of the Week by Hero Sports on April 29. Erb pitched nine shutout innings at Nettleton Stadiu...

Softball team dominates conference honors

Senior Alli Cook looks down after bunting a ball during a game against Cal State Dominguez Hills. Photo credit: Nick Martinez-Esquibel

Anna Baytosh

May 13, 2016

Chico State softball dominated the CCAA in All-Conference honors with six total honorable mention players. Three of the 15 first-team picks were senior Wildcats. Catcher Brynn Lesovsky, infielder Desiree' Gonzalez and outfielder Alli Cook were selected by the league’s coaches to complete the list...

Wildcats win first game of CCAA playoffs

Junior Casey Bennett takes his lead from first during a game against Sonoma State. Photo credit: Jacob Auby

Anna Baytosh

May 12, 2016

The Chico State baseball team defeated the Cal Poly Pomona Broncos 6-2 in the first round of the CCAA playoffs in Stockton on May 11. This win gives the team a 1-0 record to start the double elimination tournament. The Wildcats are one game closer to winning the tournament as they only have two more ...

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