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Moorpark College athlete redefines the meaning of dedication

Moorpark College athlete redefines the meaning of dedication

Ariana Haider
May 10, 2017 • 408 views
Filed under Sports

Hard work and dedication are the only things one first-year Moorpark College student knows. Sierra Huerta, 18, is far from average. This Moorpark College athlete plays softball, track and field, and works at a ranch as a caretaker for horses seven days a week, all while attending school full time. “A...

Lakers Upcoming Decision on Paul George

Lakers Upcoming Decision on Paul George

Dante Difronzo
May 10, 2017 • 435 views
Filed under Opinion, Sports

The Los Angeles Lakers have hoped to lure free agents to their franchise and, as haters love to point out, they’ve whiffed on all of their chances recently. Now that the Lakers are looking at someone with legitimate ties and reported interest in coming to Los Angeles in free agency, t...

Raider shoots for the stars on the Philippines national team.

Raider shoots for the stars on the Philippines national team.

Krista Abrahamsen
April 27, 2017 • 1,369 views
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Not many people are able to say they play for a national sports team. However, for Raiders soccer player Eva Madarang, this has become her reality. Ever since she was 15, Madarang has attended annual camps for the Philippines women’s national soccer team and was in the pool for their tryouts. Fo...

Moorpark Track and Field Motivated by Success

Moorpark Track and Field Motivated by Success

Krista Abrahamsen
April 10, 2017 • 853 views
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Track & Field

Moorpark College’s track and field team hosted the Moorpark Open on Friday April 7. Cuesta and Ventura College were the only other colleges that attended, but the Raiders took the meet as serious as any other. “We’re going to use this as a practice meet, but still try our best to prepare for...

Raiders Track and Field Team Hosts Invitational

Raiders Track and Field Team Hosts Invitational

Krista Abrahamsen
April 7, 2017 • 427 views
Filed under Sports

On Friday April 7 Moorpark College's track and field team will be hosting a home meet for the first time in a couple of years. Cuesta College and Ventura College will both be in attendance as well as other teams from the Western State Conference. This meet is not one you'll want to miss, as it will b...

Raiders Achieve Five Game Win Streak for First Time This Season

Raiders Achieve Five Game Win Streak for First Time This Season

Krista Abrahamsen
April 6, 2017 • 570 views
Filed under Sports, Volleyball

For the first time this season, the men’s volleyball team reached a five game win streak. Although the Raiders underwent a loss against California Lutheran University on April 4, they have shown tremendous growth between the beginning of February and now. On Friday, March 24 the Raiders beat Pierce...

A student’s role model

A student’s role model

Dante Difronzo
April 6, 2017 • 520 views
Filed under Basketball, Showcase, Sports

Ethan Hermann, a 19-year-old freshman student-athlete at Moorpark College has always looked up to his grandfather, Ernest Hermann, for taking a risk and working for everything he has now. "My grandfather came over to the United States from Hungary with absolutely nothing to his name and created a...

Moorpark baseball looks to continue their stride

Moorpark baseball looks to continue their stride

Mano Baghjajian
March 31, 2017 • 611 views
Filed under Baseball, Showcase, Sports

The weather is starting to warm up and plants are starting to blossom. Spring has finally arrived. For sports fans, the end of winter signifies something else, something much more exciting. The return of baseball. The Moorpark College baseball team has had a very interesting season up to date. Gre...

Moorpark Field Hockey prepares for annual tournament

Moorpark Field Hockey prepares for annual tournament

Cole Carlson
March 31, 2017 • 1,035 views
Filed under Showcase, Sports

This summer, the field hockey association at Moorpark College will be hosting its 46th annual California Cup, a tournament that is nearly as old as the college itself. In preparation, almost half a million dollars have gone in to renovating the field."It is absolutely beautiful," said director of compet...

March Madness is make or break time

March Madness is make or break time

Eric Caldwell, Opinion Editor
March 21, 2017 • 566 views
Filed under Basketball, Showcase, Sports, Uncategorized

March Madness is the make or break event for the heralded and unheralded stars of Division I college basketball. Star players like Lonzo Ball (UCLA), Jonathan Issac (FSU), Jayson Tatum (Duke), Josh Jackson (KU), and Lauri Markkanen (ZONA) all look to solidify their positions as top picks in the upcoming...

Raiders Dominate Wentworth College

Raiders Dominate Wentworth College

Krista Abrahamsen
March 15, 2017 • 783 views
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Volleyball

The Raiders volleyball team had another exciting win Friday afternoon, defeating Wentworth College 3-1.Freshman Spencer Gray scored Moorpark’s first point with a kill and set the tone for how the rest of the game would pan out. The Raiders won 25-15. At the beginning of the second game, defensive ...

The Lady Raiders Come Up Short in the First Round of Playoffs

The Lady Raiders Come Up Short in the First Round of Playoffs

Dante Difronzo
March 10, 2017 • 661 views
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Women's Basketball

After finishing the regular season with an overall record of 20-9 and 8-2 in Western State Conference games, the Lady Raiders continued their play into the postseason.The 13th seeded Moorpark College took their talents on the road to the 4th seeded Cypress College in the first round of the CCCAA Sou...

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