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Wildcat volleyball starts hot but fizzles out

Wildcat volleyball starts hot but fizzles out

Ricardo Tovar

October 6, 2018


Filed under Mobile Headlines, Sports, Volleyball

Chico State came into Friday night's contest against Cal State Monterey Bay hopeful to shake off two straight road losses and a 4-6 North Division record. The Otters were coming in on a four game win streak and tied for the North Division lead at 5-4. When the Wildcats jumped out to a two to zero...

Podcast: Drew Brees is 39-years-old

Podcast: Drew Brees is 39-years-old

Andrew Baumgartner and Ricardo Tovar

October 5, 2018


Filed under Baseball, Football, Mobile Headlines, Multimedia, Sports

The Wildcat Rumble is back for another week. Andrew and Ricardo talk about the most recent football action and the emergence of playoff baseball. Keep looking for more episodes of the Wildcat Rumble and other podcasts from The Orion. Andrew Baumgartner can be reached at [email protected] or @abaum94 on Twitter....

Looking ahead at postseason baseball madness

Looking ahead at postseason baseball madness

Connor Mcpherson

October 4, 2018


Filed under Baseball, Mobile Headlines, Sports

Every October, millions of people around the world sit down to watch the MLB postseason. Six playoff teams and four Wild Cards all compete in a quest to win a World Series. Some teams like the Dodgers and the Yankees look to continue its historic winning tradition. Others like the Brewers and the Rockies ...

Chico places top ten in National Championship Preview

Chico places top ten in National Championship Preview

Connor Mcpherson

October 3, 2018


Filed under Golf, Mobile Headlines, Sports

CCAA men’s golfer of the week Kelley Sullivan led the Wildcats to a seventh place finish in West Virginia, as the Wildcats get their first look at the national championship course. Sullivan finished in a tie for third overall, out of 90 golfers in total, and earned the golfer of the week titl...

Wildcats served up by the Pioneers

Wildcats served up by the Pioneers

Lucero Del Rayo-Nava

October 3, 2018


Filed under Mobile Headlines, Sports, Volleyball

The Chico State women’s volleyball team went head-to-head against California State University, East Bay on Tuesday night. The Wildcats were looking for redemption against the Pioneers as their first encounter this season was a 0-3 loss in late September.The first set started off with East Bay ...

Wildcat of the Week- Bekah Boyle

Wildcat of the Week- Bekah Boyle

Connor Mcpherson, Amy Heckeroth, and Caitlyn Young

October 2, 2018


Filed under Mobile Headlines, Sports, Volleyball, Wildcat of the Week

2017 All CCAA second team member, Bekah Boyle, is a key member of the Chico State women’s volleyball team, as she leads the team in kills and points. Boyle is in her junior year with the Wildcats and has played all three years. Boyle is a biochemistry major and has won academic honors from sever...

From worst to first: How some teams have dealt with a losing culture

From worst to first: How some teams have dealt with a losing culture

Connor Mcpherson

October 2, 2018


Filed under Football, Mobile Headlines, Sports

The anticipation could be felt from a mile away. The wait was finally going to be over. Over eight million people all tuned in to witness history being made. As the final ten seconds ran out, the city of Cleveland was louder than it ever has been before since Kyrie Irving and Lebron James left. A wave of...

Chico State soccer matches decided near end of regulation

Chico State soccer matches decided near end of regulation

Wesley Harris

October 1, 2018


Filed under Mobile Headlines, Soccer, Sports

Women’s soccer managed to escape another tie in a high scoring affair Sunday afternoon. The team tied their season high of three goals, including a late run made in the final minutes by Erin Woods for a thriller of a finish. Chico State confidently traveled down south to Cal Poly Pomona hoping...

Wildcats take a step back against the Seawolves

Wildcats take a step back against the Seawolves

Lucero Del Rayo-Nava

September 29, 2018


Filed under Mobile Headlines, Sports, Volleyball

After gaining confidence with a sweeping win against the Lumberjacks Friday night, Chico State women’s volleyball was ready to conquer Sonoma State on Saturday night, or so they thought.The Wildcats were off to a weak start letting the Seawolves take the lead 6-12. However, after a much needed ti...

Chico State men place 1st and women place 5th in cross-country season opener

Chico State men place 1st and women place 5th in cross-country season opener

Ricardo Tovar

September 29, 2018


Filed under Cross Country, Mobile Headlines, Sports

Chico State men's and women's cross-country kicked off its season opener this morning at the Capital Cross Challenge in Sacramento. Both teams are coming off of California Collegiate Athletic Association titles, 16 in a row for the men and ten in a row for the women.The men's team won, placing first as ...

Wildcats volleyball bounces back from a two game slump

Wildcats volleyball bounces back from a two game slump

Ricardo Tovar

September 29, 2018


Filed under Mobile Headlines, Sports, Volleyball

If Chico State volleyball had to be described in one word, that word would be torturous. They have gone 4-4 since opening at home against Cal Poly Pomona. In those contests when they have won they won in five sets and when they lose they get swept in three sets. This game was the exception when Chic...

Both Chico State soccer teams improve win streaks to four

Both Chico State soccer teams improve win streaks to four

Connor Mcpherson

September 28, 2018


Filed under Mobile Headlines, Soccer, Sports

The wins just keep pouring in for Chico State as both the men’s and women’s soccer teams picked up victories in San Bernardino. The Chico women dominated early, winning 2-0, while the men had a come-from-behind 2-1 win against the Coyotes. Both of these victories extend their winning s...

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