The Orion

Senior spotlight shines on four, star players

The volleyball team huddles up to strategize about the game. Photo credit: Mary Vogel
November 11, 2019

Stakes were high and so were the emotions at Saturday night’s volleyball game against the Stanislaus State Warriors. Senior night was celebrated for the Wildcats as this was their last regular season...

Wildcat comeback falls short to Concordia (Irvine)

Kim Wright (left) celebrates a kill against Humboldt State in this archive photo. Photo credit: Ricardo Tovar
September 15, 2019

The Wildcats took command at the beginning of the Division II West Region Volleyball Showcase as they swept both Montana State Billings and Saint Martin’s Saints only playing six sets on Thursday...

Wildcats succeed in La Jolla

Volleyball team in a home game in this archive photo. Photo credit: Jovanna Garcia
September 14, 2019

The Chico State volleyball team is in La Jolla competing in the Division II West Region Volleyball Showcase and is dominating the field through three matches. Despite coming off of three straight losses...

Harmonizing the responsibilities of a student athlete

Bekah Boyle strategizing with the team as Brooke Fogel sets up for a serve. September 22, 2018 Photo credit: Lucero Del Rayo-Nava
September 4, 2019

The hustle and bustle lifestyle of a student athlete is not one for the weak minded; it's a lifestyle that includes sprints before dawn, tortuous study sessions after the rest of town goes to bed and a...

Wildcat Rumble: Bekah Boyle and Alexandria Tucker

Alexandria Tucker leads the way at the Bronco Invitational in this archived photo. Photo credit: Gary Towne
February 9, 2019

The newest episode of the Wildcat Rumble is trying some stuff out. Interviews with Chico State athletes Bekah Boyle (3:42) and Alex Tucker (19:07), who won All-CCAA Fall Academics. As well as a one-man...

Warriors throw away Chico’s playoff chances

Chico State's Kim Wright goes up for the blocked shot attempt against Sonoma State in this archived photo. Photo credit: Ricardo Tovar
November 4, 2018

The Chico State volleyball team has been through a heck of a season.Starting off conference play with a six set losing streak at the beginning of the season then finally getting their first conference...

Chico State volleyball keeps their season alive

Wildcats pump themselves up for their match against Humboldt State on Saturday. Photo credit: Ricardo Tovar
October 28, 2018

Chico State women's volleyball would have to run the table for any hope of a playoff-berth coming into the weekend, and through the season's last home-stand they have done just that. Chico would win on...

Chico State volleyball holds on to playoff hopes

The Chico State Wildcats line up before the game against Sonoma State on Friday. Photo credit: Ricardo Tovar
October 27, 2018

The rollercoaster of a season that is Chico State volleyball hit a peak at just the right time Friday night. With three games left in the season, and with Chico State being in fifth place and fighting...

Chico volleyball breaks four game losing streak

Chico State gets ready to begin their game against UCSD on Saturday. Photo credit: Connor Mcpherson
October 13, 2018

After losing four games in a row, Chico State volleyball played incredibly hard to eke out a 3-2 victory, including a come-from-behind win after being down two sets to one. Thanks to 15 kills from Bekah...

Wildcats served up by the Pioneers

Chico State's #5 Lindsey Bryant gets ready to strike the ball against San Francisco State in this archived image. Photo credit: Ricardo Tovar
October 3, 2018

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...

Wildcat of the Week- Bekah Boyle

Bekah Boyle leads the Chico State volleyball team in kills so far this season. Photo credit: Amy Heckeroth
October 2, 2018

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...

Wildcats take a step back against the Seawolves

Libero Brooke Fogel back-row attacks the ball against Cal State San Bernardino earlier in the year in this archived photo. Photo credit: Julia Maldonado
September 29, 2018

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...

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