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Moorpark College men’s volleyball to face Irvine Valley in first round playoff match-up

Moorpark College men’s volleyball to face Irvine Valley in first round playoff match-up

By Danny Stipanovich

April 19, 2019


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The No. 5 Moorpark Raiders will go up against the No. 4 Irvine Valley Lasers on Friday at 6 p.m. in the first round of CCCAA playoffs.Three months ago, the Moorpark Raiders men’s volleyball team set their goals straight.“We expect to at least make a run in the playoffs, if not go to state,...

The Moorpark Raiders look to finish the season strong as they defeat the Fullerton Hornets

The Moorpark Raiders look to finish the season strong as they defeat the Fullerton Hornets

By Brandon Zamora

April 18, 2019


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The Raiders had the cure to a sting as the Fullerton Hornets weren’t able to have their way against their opponents. The Raiders had a break from conference play as the Hornets traveled northwest to Moorpark College. The Moorpark Raiders defeated the Fullerton Hornets 13-1 behind a nice outing f...

Struggles continue for Moorpark baseball as the Raiders are unable to handle Oxnard’s big bats at home

Struggles continue for Moorpark baseball as the Raiders are unable to handle Oxnard’s big bats at home

By Ryan Ketcham

April 1, 2019


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Despite a terrific performance by sophomore pitcher Jordan Berg in the final four innings of regulation, the Moorpark Raiders were unable to secure the victory in extra innings against Oxnard College. Five straight scoreless innings, only consisting of four hits combined, led these Western State Conferen...

Moorpark baseball’s explosive offense leads to victory over rival Ventura

Moorpark baseball’s explosive offense leads to victory over rival Ventura

By Brandon Zamora

March 21, 2019


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The Moorpark Raiders defeated the Ventura Pirates 7-3 behind an explosive offense that was motivated coming off a loss in their prior matchup.The game began perfectly for the Raiders. After keeping the Pirates scoreless in the first half of the inning, the Raiders piled up five runs in the bottom ha...

Moorpark softball continue their winning ways as conference play rolls on

Moorpark softball continue their winning ways as conference play rolls on

By Phoebe Jackels

March 19, 2019


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The Moorpark College Raiders held an 11-8 overall record with a 2-2 conference record going into their game against Santa Barbara City College Vaqueros.The game had the potential to become a pitching duel. Kylee Beccari started the game a little shaky but with the support of her team they kept the Va...

Moorpark men’s volleyball fall to Long Beach City in home conference game

Moorpark men’s volleyball fall to Long Beach City in home conference game

By Danny Stipanovich

March 19, 2019


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The Moorpark Raiders (6-4, 2-3 in WSC) men’s volleyball team suffered their third conference loss and first home loss against the Long Beach City Vikings (9-3, 4-1) on Friday night in four sets (25-23, 21-25, 21-25, 14-25). The Raiders now sit in fifth place in the Western State Conference.Sophomore and fresh...

Injuries derail Moorpark Raiders’ plans for a state championship

Injuries derail Moorpark Raiders’ plans for a state championship

By Robert Gonzales

March 18, 2019


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After a fast start and early 26-10-point lead on Sunday night over Diablo Valley, the Moorpark College women’s basketball team seemed destined to be crowned state champions.By the third quarter, the team would lose one of their biggest contributors in sophomore center Barbara Rangel, when she fel...

Back and forth until the end, Moorpark prevails over Merced to get to their first-ever state final

Back and forth until the end, Moorpark prevails over Merced to get to their first-ever state final

By Robert Gonzales

March 17, 2019


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Breanna Calhoun and teammates preached about it from the start of the season and Saturday night at the state semifinals the season-long dream came to fruition.The overall No. 1 Moorpark Raiders women’s basketball team defeated NorCal’s No. 2 Merced 73-68 to advance to their first-ever st...

No. 1 Moorpark women’s basketball defeats No. 4 College of the Sequoias and advances to the state semifinals

No. 1 Moorpark women’s basketball defeats No. 4 College of the Sequoias and advances to the state semifinals

By Robert Gonzales

March 16, 2019


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With 44 seconds left in the women's basketball quarterfinals Friday night, sophomore guard Emily Herring stepped up to the free-throw line with a chance to extend Moorpark’s lead to a two-possession game.All 500 people at the Ventura College Athletic Event Center stared, completely quiet, await...

Ventura County sends two women’s basketball teams to the state championship tournament

Ventura County sends two women’s basketball teams to the state championship tournament

By Robert Gonzales and Tessa Sever

March 15, 2019


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The last time Ventura County sent two women’s basketball programs to the state's elite eight championship tournament was 1997 when Ventura College won it all. Fast forward 22 years later, the county's basketball programs are thriving once again, with Moorpark looking to add their name to the li...

No. 1 Moorpark women’s basketball outlasts No. 9 Glendale, advancing to state finals for the first time in 22 years

No. 1 Moorpark women’s basketball outlasts No. 9 Glendale, advancing to state finals for the first time in 22 years

By Robert Gonzales

March 13, 2019


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Leading by 10 with four minutes left in the game, victory was far from guaranteed for the Moorpark College women’s basketball team.The No. 1 Moorpark Raiders (29-1) exchanged shots with the No. 9 Glendale Vaqueros (21-5) Saturday night, despite the home crowd roaring against the visitors in the echoing Raider P...

Raiders ‘back on track’ following heartbreaking loss with home sweep against Antelope Valley

Raiders ‘back on track’ following heartbreaking loss with home sweep against Antelope Valley

By Danny Stipanovich

March 11, 2019


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The Moorpark Raiders (6-2) swept the Antelope Valley Marauders (1-8) 25-19, 25-15, 25-18 Friday night, putting the Raiders at 6-2 overall, 2-1 in conference play. The Raiders remain 4-0 at home, with three of the four games being sweeps.Friday night’s sweep came just two nights after a heartbre...