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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 8, 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 6, 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 ...

Volleyball team finds success early

Volleyball team finds success early

Gabriel Moreno

September 29, 2016


Filed under Full Disclosure, Sports, Volleyball

The Chico State women's volleyball team opened up their season with an impressive 6-3 record and has expanded upon it by going 2-0 in the CCAA. The 'Cats owe their success primarily to the lethal combination of their junior outside hitter Olivia Mediano, and their senior setter Torey Thompson. Mediano...

The ‘Cats lose first conference game of the season

The ‘Cats lose first conference game of the season

Gabriel Moreno

September 26, 2016


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

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, ...

Chico athletes endure the peaks and valleys

Chico athletes endure the peaks and valleys

Gabriel Moreno

September 23, 2016


Filed under Soccer, Sports, Volleyball

After facing a hard-earned victory or a devastating loss, Chico State athletes are left to deal with the emotions on and off the field.Members of each athletic team have their own ways to celebrate and cope, from special breakfasts with their team to isolating themselves entirely.Women's soccerJunior forwar...

Wildcat teams prepare for CCAA

Wildcat teams prepare for CCAA

Gabriel Moreno

September 19, 2016


Filed under Cross Country, Soccer, Sports, Volleyball

Sept. 16 marks the first day of the California Collegiate Athletic Association series for most of the teams at Chico State. Athletes are able to get their feet wet during the preseason games and through their insight, they can determine if they feel prepared for CCAA contention.Men's Soccer teamThe men...

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