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Wildcats battle Pioneers in five set victory

Wildcats battle Pioneers in five set victory

Matthew Ferreira

October 2, 2019

Chico State’s volleyball team took on California State University, East Bay at Acker Gym Thursday, in a thrilling overtime match.The Wildcats went into Thursday’s match with a strong 3-1 record and were looking to improve on that record after sweeping East Bay earlier in the season.The first set ...

Hawaii Challenge intensifies for the Wildcats in a five-set doubleheader

Hawaii Challenge intensifies for the Wildcats in a five-set doubleheader

Karina Cope

September 7, 2019

Hawaii has been filled with nail-biting matches for our Chico State women’s volleyball team. On Friday the girls fought in a doubleheader that marked the second day of matches in the 2019 Hawaii Challenge. With each match going on to a fifth set the Wildcats just came shy of a finalizing score of 12-15...

Chico State Volleyball snags their first win in Hawaii

Chico State Volleyball snags their first win in Hawaii

Wesley Harris

September 6, 2019

Chico State volleyball couldn’t have asked for a better location to open their 2019 campaign as they clinched on to a five set victory against Hawaii’s Minot State. It was the first of a 3-day tournament on the island and the first time for head coach Cody Hein to return to the sport he lo...

Wildcat women’s basketball host annual Tip-Off Social

Wildcat women’s basketball host annual Tip-Off Social

Ricardo Tovar

November 11, 2018

Head coach Brian Fogel's team hosted its annual Tip-Off Social that was open to the public Tuesday. Held at Bidwell Golf Course, it was a great chance for eager fans to get a look at this year's edition of the team. It was a warm and welcoming social environment. Full of happy chattering from fans a...

Warriors throw away Chico’s playoff chances

Warriors throw away Chico’s playoff chances

Lucero Del Rayo-Nava

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 win of the season against Stanislaus State mid-September, Chico State went on to create a three game winning streak. But r...

Chico State volleyball keeps their season alive

Chico State volleyball keeps their season alive

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 Saturday in four sets against the last place team in the conference, Humboldt State, with a final sc...

Chico State volleyball holds on to playoff hopes

Chico State volleyball holds on to playoff hopes

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 for one of the four California Collegiate Athletic Association North playoff spots, this 25-2, 17-25, 25...

Wildcats swiftly beaten by Eagles

Wildcats swiftly beaten by Eagles

Ricardo Tovar

October 20, 2018

It's the same old story for the Wildcat's volleyball team, they look fantastic one night and win a scrappy five sets, and then they come back the next game and lose in three sets. A roller-coaster of a season with too few ups to make the constant downs not feel anything but normal at this point. The Wi...

Wildcats lose heart in fourth straight loss

Wildcats lose heart in fourth straight loss

Ricardo Tovar

October 13, 2018

In what has been a familiar story since their last win which came on the 28th of September, Chico State volleyball came in and took the first set in Friday nights contest against Cal State San Marcos. Only to end up squandering opportunities and losing in five sets for the third straight game and se...

Wildcats served up by the Pioneers

Wildcats served up by the Pioneers

Lucero Del Rayo-Nava

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 encounter this season was a 0-3 loss in late September. The first set started off with East Bay taking...

Pioneers cut Wildcat’s winning streak short

Pioneers cut Wildcat’s winning streak short

Lucero Del Rayo-Nava

September 23, 2018

Chico State volleyball took on the California State University, East Bay Pioneers on Saturday, but after a thrilling first set that saw a total of 17 tie scores and ten lead changes the Wildcats would lose in three sets 28-30, 8-25, 20-25. Both teams were neck to neck for most of the first set, never...

Wildcat of the Week- Brooke Fogel

Wildcat of the Week- Brooke Fogel

Wesley Harris, Caitlyn Young, and Amy Heckeroth

September 16, 2018

Junior defensive specialist Brooke Fogel is the vocal leader on the court for the Chico State volleyball team. She led both teams with 21 digs in a victory over Stanislaus State last week and always brings the best out of her teammates. Fogel is a Chico local who graduated from Pleasant Valley High Sc...

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