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Wildcat of the Week

Wildcat of the Week

Patrick Pace and Sean Martens

November 1, 2017


Filed under Mobile Headlines, Showcase, Sports, Volleyball

Anna Baytosh is a senior outside hitter for the Chico State volleyball team. She has played a key role on the team since her sophomore season. Baytosh and the 'Cats have won six of their last seven games to make an unexpected rise to the top of the North Division of the CCAA. When did you start pl...

Wildcat of the week

Patrick Pace and Sean Martens

October 22, 2017


Filed under Volleyball

Bekah Boyle is a sophomore outside hitter for the Chico State volleyball team. Only appearing in ten matches as a freshman, her role has expanded greatly within the team in her second season. Boyle has appeared in every game this year and currently leads the team in kills with 213. When did you s...

‘Cats start the volleyball season strong

‘Cats start the volleyball season strong

Patrick Pace

September 4, 2017


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

The Chico State women's volleyball team swept their series against the Holy Names University Hawks in their first game of the Route 92 Showdown. The Wildcats finished the match in less than 80 minutes. In the first set, the two teams were tied at 11 before the 'Cats took over. Chico State went on...

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...

Women’s volleyball team falls to Cal State San Bernardino in 4 sets

Women’s volleyball team falls to Cal State San Bernardino in 4 sets

Nick Reddy

November 8, 2015


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

The rollercoaster ride that is the Chico State women’s volleyball team’s season has hopefully hit the bottom of the hill, with the only track remaining going up from here with four regular season games remaining as the California Collegiate Athletic Association playoff push continues.The Chico State Wildcat...

Women’s volleyball team swept 0-3 by Cal State Stanislaus

Women’s volleyball team swept 0-3 by Cal State Stanislaus

Lars Gustafson

October 9, 2015


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

The tables were turned on the Chico State women's volleyball team as it was swept 0-3 by Cal State Stanislaus in Turlock, California on Oct. 6 after dealing out a 3-0 sweep of the Warriors at home last Saturday at home. The Cal State Stanislaus Warriors won in three sets: 26-24, 25-17, and 25-22.Set 1The game started off with a n...

Women’s volleyball defeats Humboldt State in five sets

Women’s volleyball defeats Humboldt State in five sets

Julie Ortega

September 28, 2015


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

After Friday night's loss against Sonoma State, the Wildcats were able to find success defeating Humboldt State 3-2 on Saturday, Sept. 26. The Wildcats got the victory with set scores of: 25-21, 22-25, 25-22, 23-25 and 15-12. The key for the 'Cats yet again was sophomore outside hitter Olivia Mediano, who ended the night ...

Women’s volleyball swept by Cal State LA

Women’s volleyball swept by Cal State LA

Jason Spies

September 21, 2015


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

The Wildcats' great start to the 2015 season sputtered in Los Angeles as they were swept by the Golden Eagles in three sets. Sophomore outside hitter Olivia Mediano led Chico with 12 kills while junior setter Torey Thompson had a team high of 33 assists. Even with great play from both 'Cats, the ...

High school powerhouse to join Wildcat volleyball team

High school powerhouse to join Wildcat volleyball team

Julie Ortega

January 26, 2015


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

Volleyball high school standout Natalia Betancourt officially signed her National Letter of Intent to play for Chico State in the fall of 2015. Betancourt ended her high school career with 1,624 digs. In her final season with Santiago High School in Corona she earned 398 digs and was awarded a S...

Chico State breaks six school records

Chico State breaks six school records

Samuel Wolfson

December 1, 2014


Filed under Sports

There's an old saying that claims records were meant to be broken. The Wildcats are taking it quite literally this year. Some of Chico State's athletes have broken six school records this fall between golf, basketball and volleyball. The men’s basketball team started its 100th season off right ...

Uncommon hitting style key to volleyball offense

Uncommon hitting style key to volleyball offense

Nick Reddy

October 12, 2014


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

Year after year, as players come and go, the Chico State volleyball team’s best offensive set has remained the same. Whenever an easy-to-receive ball floats over the net, it’s a safe bet for opponents to expect the ’Cats go-to attack, the “slide.” The bang-bang play involves a quick ba...

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