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Junior defensive specialist Shannon Cotton sets the ball during a Wildcat home game. Photo credit: Jovanna Garcia

Volleyball falls in Championship tournament

Kenta Mcafee // November 23, 2016

The offensive barrage of senior middle hitter Ashton Kershner couldn't lead the Chico State volleyball team to the championship win over Cal State San Bernardino.The team's faced off Nov. 20 in the final...

Senior setter Torey Thompson sets the ball as senior middle hitter Ashton Kershner prepares to deliver a kill. Photo credit: Jovanna Garcia

Volleyball reaches final round of CCAA

Cydney Nance // November 23, 2016

A second sweep in the California Collegiate Athletic Association Tournament propelled the Chico State volleyball team to the CCAA finals.The Wildcats were able to take down Stanislaus State behind the...

The Wildcats get into position before the opening set during a home game. Photo credit: Jordan Jarrell

Volleyball team advances to semifinals

Kenta Mcafee // November 18, 2016

The Chico State volleyball team utilized its star setter and outside hitters Nov. 18 to sweep Cal State Dominguez Hills and advance to the California Collegiate Athletic Association Tournament's semifinals....

Junior defensive specialist Triston Thompson saves the ball during a Wildcat home game. Photo credit: Jovanna Garcia

Volleyball ends with best record in a decade

Gabriel Moreno // November 13, 2016

A 3-1 win Nov. 12 against the Cal State L.A. Golden Eagles capped off the season for the Chico State volleyball team. After posting a 21-6 season record and a 15-3 conference record, the team is advancing...

First-year outside hitter Kim Wright hits the ball during a Wildcat home game. Photo credit: Jovanna Garcia

Volleyball clinches North Division Title

Gabriel Moreno // November 12, 2016

A comeback win Nov. 11 against the Cal State Dominguez Hills Toros clinched the California Collegiate Athletic Association North Division title. The win also marked the fourth time in 14 years that...

New era emerging across sports

Gabriel Moreno // November 8, 2016

Legends come and go in basketball, but the remembrance of their talent on the court is what keeps them relevant. Last year, the Chico State men’s basketball team lost three seniors, including men’s...

Senior defensive Shannon Cotton attempts a dig during the game against Sonoma State. Photo credit: Jovanna Garcia

Sonoma State ends volleyball team’s five-game streak

Gabriel Moreno // October 30, 2016

For the first time since Sept. 9 the Chico State Volleyball team failed to win a set against its opponent. The Sonoma State Seawolves walked onto the top-ranking Wildcats home court Oct. 29 with a second...

Senior defensive player Shannon Cotton performs a dig during a Wildcat home game. Photo credit: Jovanna Garcia

Volleyball defends home court

Gabriel Moreno // October 23, 2016

The Chico State women's volleyball team remained undefeated at home in their game against the Stanislaus State Warriors Oct. 22.   Senior middle-hitter Ashton Kershner led the team's defensive...

Outside hitter Kim Wright sets the ball during a Chico State home game. Photo credit: Jordan Jarrell

Volleyball earns sixth shutout of the season

Danielle Pubill // October 21, 2016

The Chico State volleyball team shutout the San Francisco State Gators Oct. 18 to earn its sixth shutout since starting the conference.The team has not succeeded in having more than five sweeps in a conference...

The women's volleyball team lines up before their game. Photo credit: Jordan Jarrell

Volleyball’s success continues to rise

Gabriel Moreno // October 19, 2016

Among the Chico State athletic team's, none have found more success this season than the women's volleyball team, who currently lead its conference with an 8-2 record.Along with leading its conference,...

Javone Bradford shows his support during breast cancer awareness month by wearing pink on campus. Photo credit: Jovanna Garcia

Real athletes wear pink

Jordan Jarrell // October 16, 2016

As the NFL dedicates the month of October to raising awareness for breast cancer, Chico State athletes have also taken strides to show their support. The NFL is allowing players to wear pink accessories...

First-year middle hitter Kim Wright attempts to set the ball during a 'Cats home game. Photo credit: Jordan Jarrell

Volleyball team succeeds in Sonoma

Gabriel Moreno // October 11, 2016

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...

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