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Mediano leads volleyball to first CCAA win

Mediano leads volleyball to first CCAA win

Kenta Mcafee

September 19, 2016


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

The Chico State women's volleyball team took on the Cal State East Bay Pioneers on the 'Cats home court in their first game of the CCAA on Sept. 16. Chico State swept the Pioneers 3-0, to bring their season record to 7-3 and their win streak to three. Cal State East Bay scored the first two points of...

The ‘Cats close out the Warriors

The ‘Cats close out the Warriors

Gabriel Moreno

September 14, 2016


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

Chico State won 3-0 against the William Jessup University Warriors on Sept. 12 at the 'Cats home field.The Wildcat's overall season record extends to 6-3 with their recent win, as they finish their preseason and enter CCAA contention.The 'Cats took an early lead of 12-1 off of three service aces by ...

Chico wins final round of DII west volleyball showcase

Chico wins final round of DII west volleyball showcase

Kenta Mcafee

September 12, 2016


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

Chico State closed out the Division II West Region Volleyball Showcase on Sept. 10, with a 3-2 win against the Hawaii Pacific Sharks. The win propels the 'Cats overall season record to 5-3.The Sharks were able to take the first point in the first set, but Chico State quickly tied with a kill by junior...

Volleyball faces back-to-back losses

Volleyball faces back-to-back losses

Kenta Mcafee

September 12, 2016


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

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...

Women’s volleyball team wins first round of NCAA DII West Showcase

Women’s volleyball team wins first round of NCAA DII West Showcase

Gabriel Moreno

September 9, 2016


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

The Chico State women’s volleyball team swept the University of Alaska Fairbanks Nanooks on Sept. 8 in the first round of the NCAA DII West Region Volleyball Showcase.The game brings the 'Cats win streak to fours and extends their overall season record to 4-1.An early service ace and a kill by ju...

Volleyball ends Route 92 Showdown with a win

Volleyball ends Route 92 Showdown with a win

Kenta Mcafee

September 7, 2016


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

After starting out their season with a loss, the Chico State women's volleyball team was able to secure a three game win streak. They beat the Academy of Arts University in the second game of a double header 3-0 on Sept. 3.The win gives Chico State a 3-1 overall season record, and closes out the Route...

Volleyball wins 3-1 against Notre Dame

Volleyball wins 3-1 against Notre Dame

Gabriel Moreno

September 4, 2016


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

The Chico State women's volleyball team won 3-1 against the Notre Dame Argonauts on Sept. 3 in the Route 92 Showdown, and extended their overall record to 2-1.The Argonauts scored the first point of the set, but couldn't gain a significant lead. Notre Dame took control at the end of the first set, beca...

Volleyball faces tough first loss of the season

Volleyball faces tough first loss of the season

Gabriel Moreno

September 3, 2016


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

The Chico State's women's volleyball team started off their season by competing in the Route 92 Showdown, the team faced the Dominican University Penguins. The 'Cats had a close game against the Penguins, but lost in the final set 2-3.The first set started off with Chico State and Dominican Universit...

Volleyball splits doubleheader

Volleyball splits doubleheader

Gabriel Moreno

September 3, 2016


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

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...

Degrees vs. dreams: should student athletes go pro?

Degrees vs. dreams: should student athletes go pro?

Danielle Pubill

August 30, 2016


Filed under Soccer, Sports, Volleyball

As their time as Chico State athletes comes to a close, the seniors' lives are just beginning. With graduation in the spring, they start to set their eyes toward the future, and student athletes decide whether to make use of their degree or chase their dream and go pro.After playing almost four year...

Headlines to look for in 2016 fall sports

Headlines to look for in 2016 fall sports

Kenta Mcafee

May 18, 2016


Filed under Cross Country, Golf, Showcase, Soccer, Sports, Volleyball

As the semester winds down, soccer, volleyball, golf and cross-country fans are mounting up to watch their favorite Chico State sports in action. Here’s a few headlines to look out for when August rolls around. Freshmen fill the gaps After the 2015 season the Chico State women’s soccer team e...

#TBT: uniforms from the ’70s to now

#TBT: uniforms from the ’70s to now

Esther Briggs

February 19, 2016


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

The style of the athletic uniforms in the 1970s can be described in one word: different. When you look through old editions of The Orion you cannot help but stop and look at what our school used to sport. We only look back and wonder why? Here are seven then and now images, to show just how far we...

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