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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 volleyball bounces back from a two game slump

Wildcats volleyball bounces back from a two game slump

Ricardo Tovar

September 29, 2018

If Chico State volleyball had to be described in one word, that word would be torturous. They have gone 4-4 since opening at home against Cal Poly Pomona. In those contests when they have won they won in five sets and when they lose they get swept in three sets. This game was the exception when Chic...

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...

Chico State volleyball goes five sets and emerges victorious

Chico State volleyball goes five sets and emerges victorious

Ricardo Tovar

September 22, 2018

Riding the momentum of a two-game win streak from last weekend, Chico State was looking to continue to build their lead in the California Collegiate Athletic Association North Division to 3-2 and 10-3 overall. In their way stood San Francisco State the team right behind them at 2-2 in the North Division an...

Wildcat of the week

Patrick Pace and Sean Martens

October 22, 2017

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 ...

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