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...

Chico volleyball bright start didn’t last long

Kim Wright delivers a fast ball over the net and the other team didn't know what hit them. Photo credit: Hana Beaty
October 27, 2019

Chico State Volleyball suffers fourth straight loss Saturday night, falling in four sets to California State University, Los Angeles. Though facing the 24th ranked team in the nation, Chico was off to...

Road trips forge lasting connections among student athletes

October 24, 2019

Road trips are an important part of what makes all the stress of collegiate sports worthwhile for student athletes. In addition to putting up with school itself, they also have to deal with a busy sports...

Sonoma State takes reign over the conference defeating the Wildcats

Brooke Ono (right) sets up a kill for Kim Wright (left) Photo credit: Wesley Harris
October 5, 2019

Chico State volleyball fails to take the top overall record in the conference over Sonoma State. After coming out of the gates strong in the first set, Chico could not stop the points from flowing in....

Wildcats battle Pioneers in five set victory

Chico State's Brooke Ono sets a pass during the match against Cal State East Bay. Oct. 1, 2019 Photo credit: Matthew Ferreira
October 1, 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...

First home game is a clean sweep for Wildcat volleyball

Bekah Boyle spikes the ball past Monterrey Bay's blockers. Photo credit: Mary Vogel
September 21, 2019

In the home opener of the regular season, Chico State volleyball definitely showed California State University, Monterey Bay who’s house they were at. With a win on Friday in three sets, the Wildcats...

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...

Chico fall in third straight loss to close the Hawaii Challenge

Kim Wright blocking a ball at home game in Acker gym. Photo courtesy of Chico State Sports Information.
September 8, 2019

The Wildcats suffer their third straight loss in a sour three set match before returning back home. Chico State may seem a long way from home after being dominated a talented Chaminade University squad....

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...

Wildcats swiftly beaten by Eagles

Chico State's Kim Wright winds up to strike the ball against Cal State San Marcos in this archived photo. Photo credit: Maury Montalvo
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...

Wildcat volleyball starts hot but fizzles out

Chico State's #14 Kennedy Rice strikes the ball against Cal State Monterey Bay on Friday. Photo credit: Keelie Lewis
October 6, 2018

Chico State came into Friday night's contest against Cal State Monterey Bay hopeful to shake off two straight road losses and a 4-6 North Division record. The Otters were coming in on a four game win streak...

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