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Former Wildcat finds success as water skier

Former Wildcat finds success as water skier

Lars Gustafson

December 2, 2014

Marcus Brown knows his way around the water.Brown, a Chico State alumnus, has made himself into a professional water skier. But it wasn't an overnight process. In fact, it was far from it. Brown’s water skiing career began in his hometown of Biggs, just 32 minutes from Chico State. His passion for water sports and the lake lifestyle beg...

Wildcats succeed with higher fan count

Lars Gustafson

November 19, 2014

Each Chico State sport has experienced highs and lows in terms of average attendance over the past decade. The Orion looked at year-by-year attendance with the best performances of each team. Here's what we found. Volleyball: In 2007, the women’s volleyball team reached the second of ...

Women’s volleyball team sends off seniors with victory

Women’s volleyball team sends off seniors with victory

Nick Reddy

November 16, 2014

[box]Chico State 3, San Francisco 2Scores: 26-24, 22-25, 25-19, 20-25, and 15-13Kills: Olivia Mediano (22); Kristyn Casalino (12)Assists: Torey Thompson (59)Digs: Torey Thompson (20); Emily Duran (25)[/box]Despite being swept by California Collegiate Athletic Association regular season champion Sonoma Sta...

Volleyball team falls to CCAA-leader Sonoma State

Volleyball team falls to CCAA-leader Sonoma State

Samuel Wolfson

November 15, 2014

[box]Sonoma State 3, Chico State 1Scores: 32-30, 25-16, 25-12Assists: Torey Thompson (32)Digs: Emily Duran (25); Torey Thompson (15)[/box]After a close first game single set that went into a 32-30 loss, the Chico State volleyball team was shut out at home Friday against Sonoma State in three sets. H...

Chico State athletes awarded for charity

Chico State athletes awarded for charity

Kevin Lucena

November 10, 2014

Not all college athletes want to be getting paid for signing autographs. The same week college football fans watched yet another Heisman-hopeful be suspended for improper benefits, Chico State’s Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) was awarded for raising the second highest amount of mo...

Wildcat volleyball team sweeps Dominguez Hills

Wildcat volleyball team sweeps Dominguez Hills

Nick Reddy

November 9, 2014

[box]Chico State 3, Cal State Dominguez Hills 0Scores: 25-12, 25-12, 25-19.Kills: Olivia Mediano (15); Kristyn Casalino (13).Assists: Torey Thompson (41).Digs: Emily Duran (14)[/box]The Chico State women’s volleyball team has alternated winning and losing their past eight matches. After a loss Frid...

Cross-Country teams win CCAA Championships

Cross-Country teams win CCAA Championships

Samuel Wolfson

November 9, 2014

[box]CCAA ChampionshipsAlex McGuirk: Individual Champion and CCAA Runner of the YearCamila Turati: Freshman of the yearGary Towne: Coach of the Year[/box]Both Chico State's men and women's cross country teams took home titles at the CCAA Championships Saturday in San Bernardino. The men have captured t...

Faking sports fandom fails to impress

Faking sports fandom fails to impress

Julianna Eveland

November 2, 2014

It's almost a sacrilege in America not to be a lover of sports. I've never really been a fan of sports, and I tried for a long time to hide that shame. I'd sit around with my friends pretending to be interested in the game. "Go Giants!" or, "Whoa, did you see that tackle? That was insane!" Sure,...

Women’s soccer team wins season finale

Women’s soccer team wins season finale

Angelo Boscacci

October 30, 2014

[box]Chico State 3, Cal State San Bernardino 2Goals: Shelby Lanksbury (1); Lindsey Dias (1); Katie Woodrum (1).Game notes: Chico State ends season on five-game win streak; Wildcats get first round bye in CCAA tournament.[/box]Thursday night's game between the Chico State women's soccer team and San Bernardino State Coyotes...

Chico State beats San Francisco State, Keeps Playoff Hopes Alive

Chico State beats San Francisco State, Keeps Playoff Hopes Alive

Jose Olivar

October 25, 2014

[box]Chico State 2, San Francisco State 0 · Goals: 2 (Matt Hurlow (1); Carter Johnson (1))· Assists: 1 (Matt Hurlow)· Saves: 3 (Luke Dennison) [/box] After losing their last conference road game last weekend, the Chico State men’s soccer team bounced back on Friday n...

Womens soccer team shuts out San Francisco State

Womens soccer team shuts out San Francisco State

Angelo Boscacci

October 24, 2014

[metaslider id=37311][box]Chico State 2, San Francisco State 0Goals: Pooja Patel (1); Lindsey Dias (1)Saves: Brianna Furner (7)Chico State: 9-4-2, 6-2-1 California Collegiate Athletic Association.[/box]It didn't take long for the Chico State women's soccer team to score on Friday night in its affair...

Men’s golf team climbs to fourth in final round

Men’s golf team climbs to fourth in final round

Kevin Lucena

October 22, 2014

[box]Chico State at Otter InvitationalTeam score: Chico State 43-over par (4th place)Individual Scores: Alistair Docherty 2-over parIndividual finishes: Alistair Docherty (2nd place); Lee Gearhart (22nd).[/box] Lee Gearhart and Alistair Docherty posted the low scores of the day to help the Chico State men's golf tea...

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