Student Voice

Men’s Basketball takes down L.A. Pierce in a thrilling 0.6 second miracle

By Ryan Ketcham

January 14, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Video

Wednesday night’s home Men’s Basketball game against the Los Angeles Pierce Brahmas, Jan. 10, was a back and forth affair which came down to the final 0.6 seconds. After a late Raider missed 3-point attempt, there was only 0.6 seconds left on the clock and the Brahmas had the ball. The score was...

A student’s role model

A student’s role model

By Dante Difronzo

April 6, 2017


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...

March Madness is make or break time

March Madness is make or break time

By Eric Caldwell, Opinion Editor

March 21, 2017


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...

The Raiders Wrap Up Rollercoaster Season

The Raiders Wrap Up Rollercoaster Season

By Dante Difronzo

March 9, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Sports

The Moorpark College men's basketball team went on many twists and turns during this grueling past season, but never wavered their stance on continuing to fight.The Raiders finished the year out in style by defeating their opponents in the last four games of the season, including a thrilling one poin...

The Raiders Lose vs. Rival Oxnard

The Raiders Lose vs. Rival Oxnard

February 11, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Basketball

The clock struck 1 p.m. and it was time for the Moorpark Raider basketball double header with the mens team playing first, followed by the women's at 3 p.m. Both teams lost their last game vs. Cuesta College and were looking to bounce back against one of their rivals, Oxnard College.   The...

Raiders Win First Conference Game of the Year

Raiders Win First Conference Game of the Year

By James Schaap

January 21, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Showcase, Sports

After an agonizingly close defeat in their first Conference game of the year to Oxnard last Saturday, the Raiders defeated Allan Hancock College in an enthralling 101-88 game on Wednesday night, Jan. 18. It was Forward, Elijah Holts, who claimed the first point with an early free throw, three minutes...

It’s time for the Sonics to come back home

It’s time for the Sonics to come back home

By Misha Goetze

December 18, 2016


Filed under Basketball, Opinions

They say you will always remember your first love. The game of basketball was the first thing to captivate my heart, and my love for the sport has only grown stronger over the past 25 years. Growing up only a few miles away from downtown Seattle, the SuperSonics, commonly referred to as just the...

Moorpark’s gym is getting back in the game with new renovations

Moorpark’s gym is getting back in the game with new renovations

By Francisco Molina

December 8, 2016


Filed under Basketball, News, On campus, Showcase, Volleyball

A massive remodel of the Moorpark College gymnasium is getting underway after being unchanged for nearly half a century, according to athletic trainer Vance Manakas. "That's on of the original buildings on campus that has never been touched in almost 50 years," Manakas said. "If you go and look at...

Your NBA forecast: Thunder

Your NBA forecast: Thunder

By Andrew Mason

October 17, 2016


Filed under Basketball, Opinion, Showcase

For National Basketball Association fans across the globe, this past offseason has been quite an unforgettable one. For starters, a plethora of large contracts that reached record-breaking figures were signed, often times with such mediocre players that you might have thought they were jokes at first gl...

Raiders find a inspiration with basketball coach

Raiders find a inspiration with basketball coach

By Sheila Samson

March 23, 2016


Filed under Basketball, Showcase, Sports

With an end of a successful season that brought his team to the No. 8 seed in the California Community College Athletic Association playoffs, we have the honorable Coach Gerred Link to thank.Link played point guard at Chaminade Prep High School and later at Sonoma State University, for four-year, is now ac...

Raiders one and done this postseason, but have much to be proud of

Raiders one and done this postseason, but have much to be proud of

By Nick Gurrola

February 27, 2016


Filed under Basketball, On campus, Showcase, Sports

In front of a packed house, Moorpark College played at home as the No. 8 seed Western State Conference champs against No. 9 seed Bakersfield College, ultimately losing 96-78 on Friday Feb. 27. The men's basketball team was playing their first home playoff game since 2006. The team was also playing...

Lady Raiders go down swinging, but lose to Cuesta

Lady Raiders go down swinging, but lose to Cuesta

By Sheila Samson

February 22, 2016


Filed under Basketball, Showcase, Sports, Video

After a dominant win last week, the Lady Raiders played their final game of the 2015-2016 basketball season with a loss of 52-48 in overtime against Cuesta on Saturday, Feb. 20. The team finished the season with a 13-13 overall record and 6-6 conference record. Not only was head coach Kenny Plummer...