Student Voice

The not-so-secret recipe for Angel Perez’s success

The not-so-secret recipe for Angel Perez’s success

By Luis Miron

December 14, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Angel Perez, a 19-year-old Biology student and a two-time captain for the men’s soccer team at Moorpark College, is on his final stages before transferring to a four-year university and taking the next step of his school career. Perez's biggest struggle during his time at Moorpark College was ba...

Xtreme Raider Challenge and Be The Match come together to provide hope for cancer patients waiting on a bone marrow transplant

Xtreme Raider Challenge and Be The Match come together to provide hope for cancer patients waiting on a bone marrow transplant

By Robert Gonzales

December 9, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Mark Clark wakes up Saturday morning, puts on his clothes, and drives to the Moorpark College football stadium like he has a million other times during his 22-year tenure as a groundskeeper.This time Clark wakes full of emotions, holding back tears in his eyes. He can’t believe the support he sees f...

Moorpark College sends two wrestlers to the state championship after going to 2-3 during the regular season

Moorpark College sends two wrestlers to the state championship after going to 2-3 during the regular season

By Alex Behunin

December 8, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Despite having a losing season, Moorpark College has two wrestlers in the Junior College State Championship. “I’m not happy about our record this season, we could have been 4-1 easily,” said Lindley Kistler, head coach of the Moorpark College wrestling team. “Injuries really co...

How passion, perseverance and football led the Moorpark College Raiders’ head coach home

How passion, perseverance and football led the Moorpark College Raiders’ head coach home

By Robert Gonzales

November 29, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

A few years removed from his play at Moorpark College, the All-American football star returned home to take on the task of coaching the youth in the community that raised him.Mike Stuart dreamed of performing under the big lights of the NFL coming out of high school. Highly recruited and hearing scholarsh...

The Raiders lose to East Los Angeles in their last home dual

The Raiders lose to East Los Angeles in their last home dual

By Alex Behunin

November 5, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Moorpark College wrestled hard against East Los Angeles College Friday night but lost in the end 20-18.“We had a couple guys get caught tonight but, look, that’s what happens," said Lindley Kistler, head coach of Moorpark Wrestling. “The good news is everyone that lost did not do what...

Coach Kistler is bringing back Moorpark wrestling one step at a time

Coach Kistler is bringing back Moorpark wrestling one step at a time

By Alex Behunin

October 25, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

In less than two years Coach Lindley Kistler has managed to transform the Moorpark College wrestling program, but it’s been a work in progress. “As a coach, I must try my hardest because my staff and I only have two years with these kids to get them ready to be successful wrestlers,” said Kist...

Raiders unbeaten at home, an unbeaten start to the conference season

Raiders unbeaten at home, an unbeaten start to the conference season

By Luis Miron

October 16, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Raiders men's soccer team started the Western State Conference season on a good note by clinching four out of six possible points on their first two games at home. The Raiders kicked things off on Tuesday Oct. 9th against neighbors Oxnard College followed by LA Mission College on Friday Oct. 12th. ...

Raiders in a defensive battle limit #2 ranked College of the Canyons offense to only two touchdowns each half

Raiders in a defensive battle limit #2 ranked College of the Canyons offense to only two touchdowns each half

By Robert Gonzales

October 15, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

A score of 36-3 is misleading of the effort displayed by the Moorpark College Raiders defense this past Thursday. The first points on the board weren’t scored until the end of the first quarter, and even those came from a defensive safety instead of an offensive possession.The Raiders are the f...

Women’s volleyball keeps it rolling with second conference win over Cuesta College

Women’s volleyball keeps it rolling with second conference win over Cuesta College

By Robert Gonzales

October 10, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Volleyball

Moorpark College took on Cuesta College last Friday at 4pm at the Moorpark College gymnasium. The Moorpark Raiders were in control throughout the match. They wasted no time beating the Cuesta Cougars three games to zero with a lead of at least seven points in all three games. The winning combination of versat...

‘You must fail before you can succeed.’ Women’s soccer coach shares his mentality ahead of the conference games

‘You must fail before you can succeed.’ Women’s soccer coach shares his mentality ahead of the conference games

By Luis Miron

October 10, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Women's Soccer

Despite losing their last preseason game to LA Pierce College Friday evening 4-1 at home, Coach Martinez and the women's soccer team are aware of the issues they must work on. Coach Martinez shared some of his concerns after the game against Pierce College, speaking on issues that the team would wor...

Comeback team! In extreme agony, Raiders clinch a vital point.

Comeback team! In extreme agony, Raiders clinch a vital point.

By Luis Miron

October 4, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Raiders men's soccer faced a tough contender when the team hosted the Roadrunners from Rio Hondo College. The Raiders were first to strike with an early goal when Freshman forward Alexis Garcia scored at the ninth minute. However, the Roadrunners were able to capitalize on two tactical mistakes by th...

Dejah Wallot’s amazing performance gives MC Raiders women’s soccer team second victory of the season against West LA.

Dejah Wallot’s amazing performance gives MC Raiders women’s soccer team second victory of the season against West LA.

By Luis Miron

October 2, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Women's Soccer

Scoring a hat-trick, including a beautiful Olympic goal as well as the winning goal during stoppage time, Dejah Wallot gave MC Raiders an important win against a fierce West LA College on Friday afternoon. The win brought the team relief and optimistic mentality after a rocky start to the season with si...