The Orion

Frigid from three leads to third loss

Junior forward Jo Paine attempts a shot at the rim. Photo credit: Jovanna Garcia

Makayla Hopkins

December 10, 2016

Only three of 19 three-point attempts fell for the Chico State women's basketball team Dec. 9 game against Humboldt State. Along with the 15 percent shooting from beyond the arc, Chico State also committed 21 turnovers in its 42-44 loss. The inability to take advantage of their possessions and ineffective...

Women’s basketball team loses first preseason game

McKena Barker inbounds the ball during a Wildcat home game. Photo credit: Jordan Olesen

Cydney Nance

November 11, 2016

A double-double by junior forward Natalie Valenzuela wasn't enough to lift the Wildcats over Dominican Univerisity Nov. 11. Valenzuela had 14 points, 10 rebounds, four assists and four blocks in 33 minutes to snag the first double-double of her career. Despite the successful performance of Valenzuela,...

Full Disclosure: Women’s basketball look towards leaders for success

Gabriel Moreno

October 31, 2016

A heartbreaking six-game losing streak finished off the Chico State women's basketball team last year and left them with a 5-15 conference record. The team tied for last place in its conference and had most of its problems on the road with a 1-9 away record. A lack of defense allowed other teams to...

WNBA remains out of reach

Whitney Branham receives help getting up after knocking down a shot. Photo credit: Jacob Auby

Cydney Nance

September 20, 2016

With preseason starting in a matter of weeks, the Chico State women’s basketball team is preparing to have a better season this semester, after ending last year with a six-game losing streak. While there are many talented players on the women's roster, the WNBA is not the goal for most players on the ...

Wildcats bid a farewell to lone senior

Senior Brooke Bowen elevates to take a shot over her opponent. Photo credit: Jordan Olesen

Gabriella Bermudez

March 8, 2016

After a disappointing season resulting in a conference record of 5-15 and an overall record of 10-16, the Chico State's women's basketball team says goodbye to much more than a chance at the CCAA tournament.Get to know Brooke BowenSenior guard Brooke Bowen came to Chico as a transfer from Clark College ...

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