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Wildcats shake off tough season, pursue playoff spot

Wildcats shake off tough season, pursue playoff spot

Breanna Barnard

February 20, 2015


Filed under Basketball, Sports

Time for some victory. The Chico State women's basketball season is coming to an end with only four games remaining this season. The 'Cats have dealt with ups and downs, racking up 14 losses and eight wins. They don't have many more chances to snag some wins and qualify for the Division II playoffs. ...

Wildcat women’s basketball acquires top high school recruit

Wildcat women’s basketball acquires top high school recruit

Julie Ortega

February 13, 2015


Filed under Basketball, Sports

The Chico State women’s basketball team is already gearing up for next season by recruiting high school standout Sammy DeHart. DeHart completed two years starting for Nevada Union High School's varsity team in Grass Valley as one of its two team captains. In 2013, DeHart was awarded First Team All-Con...

‘Cats struggle late, lose to Cal State L.A. 71-64

‘Cats struggle late, lose to Cal State L.A. 71-64

Lars Gustafson

February 1, 2015


Filed under Basketball, Sports

The Chico State women’s basketball team struggled to find any offense late in the second half losing a close game against Cal State Los Angeles, with a final score of 71-64. The Wildcats played well as a team with all five starters scoring in the double digits. Junior forward Brooke Bowen lead the team with 1...

Wildcats bounce back from defeat

Wildcats bounce back from defeat

Lars Gustafson

January 25, 2015


Filed under Basketball, Sports

After a tough loss against Cal State East Bay, the Chico State women’s basketball team rebounded and beat the Cal State Monterey Bay Otters 68-53 in Monterey on Saturday night. Both junior forward Brooke Bowen and senior guard Annie Ward had a career night leading the team with 19 points each. Ward went...

Women’s basketball falls in first CCAA bout

Women’s basketball falls in first CCAA bout

Kevin Lucena

December 6, 2014


Filed under Basketball, Sports

After going 3-1 in the non-conference games to start their season. The Chico State women’s basketball team opened conference play on the road, losing 64-42 against Cal State Dominguez Hills on Friday night. Chico state was led in both scoring and rebounding by junior Brooke Bowen, who scored 13 points w...

First-year versus transfer experiences

First-year versus transfer experiences

Jose Olivar

September 21, 2014


Filed under Sports

First-year and transfer athletes go through many of the same experiences. A new school in a new place, not to mention a new team to fit into. But what are the differences? The Orion talked to both transfer and first-year athletes about this transition. Here's what they had to say:What is the most challenging p...

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