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Volleyball team succeeds in Sonoma

Volleyball team succeeds in Sonoma

Gabriel Moreno

October 11, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Volleyball

The Chico State volleyball team succeeded in extending their win streak to five Oct. 11 in their game against the Sonoma State Seawolves. The 'Cats won the game 3-1 and improved their season record to 13-4. Chico State leads their conference with a 7-1 record. The Seawolves took an early 1-0 lead...

Student-athletes ride the bench

Student-athletes ride the bench

Gabriel Moreno

October 10, 2016


Filed under Soccer, Sports, Volleyball

Every student-athlete has the vision of stepping onto the field as a starter but through bad grades, injuries or a lack of experience, their dreams are cast from the bench.Men's SoccerSophomore goalkeeper, Luke Dennison is no stranger to warming the bench. Dennison red-shirted his first year and saw no pla...

Volleyball avenges previous loss

Volleyball avenges previous loss

Gabriel Moreno

October 8, 2016


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

The Chico State volleyball team avenged their loss to the Jacks Sept. 24, with a 3-1 win on the 'Cats home court Oct. 7.The win extends the Wildcats record to 12-4, and their conference record to 6-1. Chico State has yet to suffer a loss at home and has a four-game win streak.The first set opened with ...

Volleyball snags another win

Volleyball snags another win

Gabriel Moreno

October 6, 2016


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

The Chico State volleyball team swept their third consecutive game Oct. 5 to improve their overall record to 11-4 and their conference record to 5-1.The win came against the Stanislaus State Warriors and was the result of continuous errors that gave the 'Cats the advantage. Chico State committed just 11 e...

College injuries lead to lifelong problems

College injuries lead to lifelong problems

Makayla Hopkins

October 3, 2016


Filed under Soccer, Sports, Volleyball

It’s not uncommon for college athletes to get injured during games and even practices. Athletes might feel that they’re letting down their coach or team and face internal pressures of having a speedy recovery to get back out on the field.Leaving the team behind to tend to their own wound...

‘Cats remain undefeated at home

Gabriel Moreno

October 1, 2016


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

The Chico State women's volleyball team took on Cal Poly Pomona on the 'Cats home court on Sept. 30 and swept the Broncos in three sets.The win extends the Wildcats record to 9-4 for the season and gives them a 3-1 conference record. Chico State has won four consecutive games at home this season.The 'Cats opened the...

Volleyball wins 3-1 against Notre Dame

Volleyball wins 3-1 against Notre Dame

Gabriel Moreno

September 4, 2016


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

The Chico State women's volleyball team won 3-1 against the Notre Dame Argonauts on Sept. 3 in the Route 92 Showdown, and extended their overall record to 2-1.The Argonauts scored the first point of the set, but couldn't gain a significant lead. Notre Dame took control at the end of the first set, beca...

Volleyball splits doubleheader

Volleyball splits doubleheader

Gabriel Moreno

September 3, 2016


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

Chico State swept the Holy Names University Hawks in the second game of their double header on Sept. 2. The 3-0 win came after losing to the Dominican University Penguins in the first round of the Route 92 Showdown. The recent win propels the 'Cats overall season record to 1-1.Chico State opened with an o...

Wildcats start season with a roar, win four straight

Wildcats start season with a roar, win four straight

Nick Reddy

September 6, 2015


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

Playing back-to-back doubleheaders is an arduous task, especially during the first two days of the season. Cody Hein, women's volleyball head coach, and his squad were up for the challenge, racking up four wins in four games to open the 2015 season at the Route 92 Showdown in Belmont on Saturday.The ‘Cats handed ...

‘Cats win 6 straight sets to start season 2-0

‘Cats win 6 straight sets to start season 2-0

Nick Martinez-Esquibel

September 5, 2015


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

The Wildcats showed up to the Route 92 Showdown ready to play as they didn't even drop a set, winning 6 straight to sweep their first two games of the season. In the morning, the 'Cats completed a three set sweep of Dominican University of California, then came back hours later to do the same to Holy Names University. Game 1: 1st set- With the sc...

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