The Orion

Headlines to look for in 2016 fall sports

Junior Isaiah Dargan boots the ball on the fly in a game last fall. Photo credit: Ryan Pressey

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...

Senior duo leaves Wildcats poised for greatness

The Chico State volleyball team circles up to get pumped up before a match. Photo credit: Ryan Pressey

December 14, 2015

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 proclai...

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

After being swept by the Cal State Stanislaus Warriors 0-3 in Turlock, the 'Cats are now 14-5 for the season and 6-3 in CCAA Conference play. Photo credit: John Domogma

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 team sweeps Cal State East Bay in three sets

Olivia Mediano, sophomore outside hitter, racked up her 233rd kill of the season in the 3-0 sweep of Cal State East Bay. Photo credit: John Domogma

Nick Martinez-Esquibel

October 2, 2015

The Chico State women's volleyball team won three straight sets against the Cal State East Bay Pioneers to take the match on Sept. 27. The win marked the team's 13th win of the season, and fifth in CCAA conference play. Set 1 - The first set was close throughout with six ties. The teams tied at eight, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16 and 19. The 'Cats pulled ...

Women’s volleyball defeats Humboldt State in five sets

Janai Johnson, junior, smashes the ball back over the net for the Wildcats. Photo credit: John Domogma

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 ...

Seawolves smother Wildcats in sweep

Shannon Boling, senior, earns another kill in her 2015 Wildcat season. Photo credit: John Domogma

Nick Reddy

September 27, 2015

The first Friday home match for women’s volleyball fans ended in a disappointing fashion as the Wildcats couldn’t keep up with reigning California Collegiate Athletic Association and NCAA West Region champion, Sonoma State, dropping three straight sets by more than four points each frame.Perhaps some nervous jitters were present for the host ‘Cats in th...

Passing the pack: Women’s volleyball aims to bump up

Photo credit: Sam Barker

Nick Reddy

September 1, 2015

Those familiar with the NBA know how much of a disparity there is between the top tier teams and the lowly bottom feeders in the league. Some teams are vying for a championship and some are stuck on the bottom rung of the ladder. Then there are those left out of playoff contention, albeit a distinct step ...

Volleyball player leads offensive attack

Wildcat Shannon Boling spikes the ball over Amber Tygart from Cal State Monterey Bay September 20 at Acker Gym. Photo credit: John Domogma

benjamin marquez

October 5, 2014

Shannon Boling is on a killing spree.The 5 feet 10 inches junior outside hitter for the Chico State women's volleyball team has moved into a vital role this year. Boling's aggressive play has helped her achieve 153 kills through the first 13 games of the season to lead the team.Growing up in Walnut Creek, Bolin...

Volleyball team trains to set, spike during offseason

Anuhea Kaiaokamalie is a defensive specialist and outside hitter for the women's volleyball team. Photo courtesy of Chico State.

Angelo Boscacci

February 17, 2014

The Wildcats volleyball team is going through their offseason practices and workouts until the season starts in September, because getting better and staying strong are the keys to success. Anuhea Kaiaokamalie is a defensive specialist and outside hitter for the team. “We really need to focus on what we struggled wit...

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