The Orion

‘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 team finds success early

Volleyball team finds success early

Gabriel Moreno

September 29, 2016


Filed under Full Disclosure, Sports, Volleyball

The Chico State women's volleyball team opened up their season with an impressive 6-3 record and has expanded upon it by going 2-0 in the CCAA. The 'Cats owe their success primarily to the lethal combination of their junior outside hitter Olivia Mediano, and their senior setter Torey Thompson. Mediano...

Wildcat teams prepare for CCAA

Wildcat teams prepare for CCAA

Gabriel Moreno

September 19, 2016


Filed under Cross Country, Soccer, Sports, Volleyball

Sept. 16 marks the first day of the California Collegiate Athletic Association series for most of the teams at Chico State. Athletes are able to get their feet wet during the preseason games and through their insight, they can determine if they feel prepared for CCAA contention.Men's Soccer teamThe men...

Mediano leads volleyball to first CCAA win

Mediano leads volleyball to first CCAA win

Kenta Mcafee

September 19, 2016


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

The Chico State women's volleyball team took on the Cal State East Bay Pioneers on the 'Cats home court in their first game of the CCAA on Sept. 16. Chico State swept the Pioneers 3-0, to bring their season record to 7-3 and their win streak to three. Cal State East Bay scored the first two points of...

Chico wins final round of DII west volleyball showcase

Chico wins final round of DII west volleyball showcase

Kenta Mcafee

September 12, 2016


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

Chico State closed out the Division II West Region Volleyball Showcase on Sept. 10, with a 3-2 win against the Hawaii Pacific Sharks. The win propels the 'Cats overall season record to 5-3.The Sharks were able to take the first point in the first set, but Chico State quickly tied with a kill by junior...

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 faces tough first loss of the season

Volleyball faces tough first loss of the season

Gabriel Moreno

September 3, 2016


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

The Chico State's women's volleyball team started off their season by competing in the Route 92 Showdown, the team faced the Dominican University Penguins. The 'Cats had a close game against the Penguins, but lost in the final set 2-3.The first set started off with Chico State and Dominican Universit...

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...

Senior duo leaves Wildcats poised for greatness

Senior duo leaves Wildcats poised for greatness

December 14, 2015


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Volleyball

There’s a piece of advice that goes something along the lines of, “Make sure that whatever you leave behind is better than how you found it.” While it's always hard to leave something behind, such as a collegiate volleyball career, not often are graduating players able to confidently proclaim that they are departing a situation better than they...

Women’s volleyball team loses 1-3 to UC San Diego

Women’s volleyball team loses 1-3 to UC San Diego

Kenta Mcafee

November 16, 2015


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

The Chico State women's volleyball team lost to the UC San Diego Tritons, three sets to one, increasing its losing streak to five on Nov. 7 in Acker Gym. The loss brings the team to a conference record of 8-9 and season record of 16-11.First SetChico State was able to score the first point of the first set, but before ...

Women’s volleyball team sweeps Cal State San Marcos

Women’s volleyball team sweeps Cal State San Marcos

Nick Reddy

October 19, 2015


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

The Chico State women’s volleyball team gave a hearty hello to the newest California Collegiate Athletic Association member, the Cal State San Marcos Cougars. In the first-ever meeting between the two squads, the Wildcats swept their fellow feline mascot opponents for their 16th overall victory and eighth in CCAA pla...

Women’s volleyball team beats Cal State Monterey Bay in 4 sets

Women’s volleyball team beats Cal State Monterey Bay in 4 sets

Nick Reddy

October 18, 2015


Filed under Volleyball

Bouncing back from a gritty five-set defeat the previous night, the Chico State women’s volleyball team shook off a slow start to top the Cal State Monterey Bay Otters in four sets on Saturday, Oct. 10.Set 1: Before many fans had taken their seats, the Wildcats found themselves behind 0-6, forcing...

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