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Volleyball’s success continues to rise

Volleyball’s success continues to rise

Gabriel Moreno

October 19, 2016


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

Among the Chico State athletic team's, none have found more success this season than the women's volleyball team, who currently lead its conference with an 8-2 record.Along with leading its conference, the team managed a six-game win streak for the first time since 2011. The successful play of the Wi...

Real athletes wear pink

Real athletes wear pink

Jordan Jarrell

October 16, 2016


Filed under Basketball, Football, Soccer, Sports, Track and field, Volleyball

As the NFL dedicates the month of October to raising awareness for breast cancer, Chico State athletes have also taken strides to show their support. The NFL is allowing players to wear pink accessories and decorate their fields with pink lettering. Chico State athletes cannot modify their field but ...

Wright’s record night snaps win streak

Wright’s record night snaps win streak

Gabriel Moreno

October 16, 2016


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

A record night from first-year middle hitter Kim Wright was not enough to lift Chico State to a win against the Cal State East Bay Pioneers Oct. 15. Wright delivered 20 kills in the game, passing her previous collegiate record of 17 that she attained earlier this season. Wright led the offense in the ...

Six-game win streak keeps ’Cats on top

Six-game win streak keeps ’Cats on top

Gabriel Moreno

October 15, 2016


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

The Chico State volleyball team extended their win streak to six in their game Oct. 14 against the Cal State Monterrey Bay Otters, to remain first in their conference.The team has not had a six-game win streak during their conference since 2011. The win extends their season record to 14-4 and their con...

Volleyball team succeeds in Sonoma

Volleyball team succeeds in Sonoma

Gabriel Moreno

October 11, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Volleyball

The Chico State volleyball team succeeded in extending their win streak to five Oct. 11 in their game against the Sonoma State Seawolves. The 'Cats won the game 3-1 and improved their season record to 13-4. Chico State leads their conference with a 7-1 record. The Seawolves took an early 1-0 lead...

Student-athletes ride the bench

Student-athletes ride the bench

Gabriel Moreno

October 10, 2016


Filed under Soccer, Sports, Volleyball

Every student-athlete has the vision of stepping onto the field as a starter but through bad grades, injuries or a lack of experience, their dreams are cast from the bench.Men's SoccerSophomore goalkeeper, Luke Dennison is no stranger to warming the bench. Dennison red-shirted his first year and saw no pla...

Volleyball avenges previous loss

Volleyball avenges previous loss

Gabriel Moreno

October 9, 2016


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

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

Volleyball snags another win

Gabriel Moreno

October 7, 2016


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

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...

College injuries lead to lifelong problems

College injuries lead to lifelong problems

Makayla Hopkins

October 3, 2016


Filed under Soccer, Sports, Volleyball

It’s not uncommon for college athletes to get injured during games and even practices. Athletes might feel that they’re letting down their coach or team and face internal pressures of having a speedy recovery to get back out on the field.Leaving the team behind to tend to their own wound...

‘Cats break 20-year streak

‘Cats break 20-year streak

Makayla Hopkins

October 2, 2016


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

Wildcat fans roar as Chico State women’s volleyball senior setter Torey Thompson scores the winning point from Kim Wright, in the third set making it the first time since 1995 that the Wildcats have beat Cal State San Bernardino. The win extends the Wildcats overall season record to 10-4 and the...

‘Cats remain undefeated at home

Gabriel Moreno

October 1, 2016


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

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...

On the road again

On the road again

Gabriel Moreno

October 1, 2016


Filed under Soccer, Sports, Volleyball

The life of a student-athlete can become quite overwhelming while trying to balance school, practice and their personal lives. Student athletes will have to succumb to the occasional away game.Men's SoccerJunior forward Sasha Peranteau is no stranger to traveling for a game, but still finds it difficult ...

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