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MC Baseball wins first home game against Pierce College, 7-4

MC Baseball wins first home game against Pierce College, 7-4

By Darya Abbassi

February 4, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Moorpark College celebrated a win at their first home against Pierce College 7-4 in a non-conference game at the Moorpark College baseball field on Feb. 1. The Brahmas took a commanding 4-2 lead in the top of the sixth inning but the Raiders came back to win the game 7-4 in the bottom of the seventh....

Moorpark Women’s Basketball takes down SBCC in impressive fashion, 55-34

Moorpark Women’s Basketball takes down SBCC in impressive fashion, 55-34

By Ryan Ketcham

January 27, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Raiders’ women’s basketball took down Santa Barbara City College 55-34 on Jan. 24. Moorpark College women’s basketball team faced up against a Western State Conference Northern Division opponent, Santa Barbara City College Vaqueros, at home in Raider Sports Pavilion at 5 pm. Moorpark ...

Moorpark Men’s Basketball makes a statement with 47 point victory over SBCC

Moorpark Men’s Basketball makes a statement with 47 point victory over SBCC

By Ryan Ketcham

January 27, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Moorpark men’s basketball dominated Santa Barbara City College 104-57 on Jan. 24. The Moorpark Raiders men’s basketball team took on Western State Conference Northern Division competitor, Santa Barbara City College Vaqueros, in the Raider Sports Pavilion at 7 p.m. The Raiders jumped out to an...

MC baseball team expects a winning season, prepares to face Pierce College Feb. 1

MC baseball team expects a winning season, prepares to face Pierce College Feb. 1

By Darya Abbassi

January 26, 2018


Filed under Baseball, Showcase, Sports

The Moorpark College baseball team shares high hopes for a winning season as they prepare for their first home game. The Raiders' first home game is on Feb. 1 against Pierce College in a conference game at the Moorpark College Baseball Field at 2 p.m. Inspired by the mix of players, head coach Mario...

Overtime thriller ends in a hard fought Men’s Basketball loss to Ventura College

Overtime thriller ends in a hard fought Men’s Basketball loss to Ventura College

By Ryan Ketcham

January 22, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Moorpark Men's basketball lost to Ventura College 93-97 in an overtime thriller.On Saturday, Jan. 20, the Moorpark Raiders Men's basketball team faced off against their Western State Conference Northern Division rival, Ventura College Pirates, at 3:00 p.m. in the Raider Sports Pavilion, and this rivalry...

Women’s and Men’s Basketball took down Ventura County foe, Oxnard College, in Conference Opener.

Women’s and Men’s Basketball took down Ventura County foe, Oxnard College, in Conference Opener.

By Ryan Ketcham

January 18, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Women's and Men's basketball swept rival Oxnard in the opening doubleheader of conference play. The home Western State Conference Northern Division opening doubleheader against Oxnard College Condors on Saturday, Jan. 13, featured a 77-42 Women's victory, along with a 93-89 Men's victory, which gave Moor...

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...

Flex club challenges students to get athletic

Flex club challenges students to get athletic

By Travis Bernard

December 13, 2017


Filed under Sports

The FleX club held its annual Xtreme Raider Challenge on Saturday, Dec. 2.A lot of time, work and planning was required for this event to succeed. Jeff Kreil, the faculty advisor for the Xtreme Raider Challenge, explained how the obstacles were decided and how much work the interns have done."We tried ...

California Community Colleges reign supreme in football

California Community Colleges reign supreme in football

By Eric Caldwell

November 30, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

After high school football is completed, many states across the nation do not provide football programs for their community colleges. With minimal options after high school, a move out West may be the best opportunity for out-of-state athletes looking to continue their football careers.As a result, some foo...

Women’s volleyball finishes co-WSC champions

Women’s volleyball finishes co-WSC champions

By Eric Caldwell

November 30, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Volleyball

The Raiders took a share of the 2017 Western State Conference Northern Division title on Nov. 8, after they swept Ventura College, improving to (7-1) in conference and an overall record of 12-6. Entering conference play, Moorpark College sat at (5-5), because of a rigorous non-conference schedule that incl...

Lead-scorer Miranda Poole ends season with 273 kills

Lead-scorer Miranda Poole ends season with 273 kills

By Julia Glass and Melvyn Thomas

November 28, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Lead-scorer and 18-year-old Moorpark College Women’s Volleyball player Miranda Poole is an exceptional player and was instrumental to the Raider’s victory this year. “She [Poole] has been a big part to our success this season,” said teammate and outside hitter for the Raiders Ale...

Raiders go down to Santa Barbara City College 3-2 in the 89th minute

Raiders go down to Santa Barbara City College 3-2 in the 89th minute

By Julia Glass

November 8, 2017


Filed under Sports

On Nov. 7, Moorpark College's Men's Soccer team lost 3-2 in a physical home game against Santa Barbara City College.According to the California Community College Athletic Association, the Raiders are currently ranked 3-5-1 in conference and 5-9-4 overall. Under first-year head coach Jake Gwin, the socce...