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Lady Raiders Volleyball ready to make playoff push

Lady Raiders Volleyball ready to make playoff push

By Justin Vigil-Zuniga

September 4, 2014


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

At last, the excruciating wait is over and it is finally time for Lady Raider Volleyball. Last season the Raiders finished in a tie for third in the Western State Conference North, at 7-5. The Ladies look to build on a solid season last year, and improve even more this season. When asked if he was...

Burkhart to step down from men’s volleyball

Burkhart to step down from men’s volleyball

By Sarah Goulding, Staff writer

April 30, 2014


Filed under Showcase, Volleyball

After ten very successful years as head coach of the men's and women's volleyball teams, Steve Burkhart is retiring as the men's coach. It was a decision many years in the making and not one that came easily. Since 2005, Coach Burkhart has been pulling double duty as the men's and women's head coach,...

Raiders fall just short of Playoffs

Raiders fall just short of Playoffs

By Niki Barnes, Staff writer

April 17, 2014


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Volleyball

A battle between Moorpark Men's volleyball and Santa Monica College was held Friday, April 11 in Raider Pavilion. This game was not only the last of the regular season, but also the key to advancing to the playoffs. Moorpark and Santa Monica were neck and neck for third place, with Santa Monica in...

Volleyball co-captains

Volleyball co-captains

By Niki Barnes

February 24, 2014


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

The Moorpark Raiders Mens volleyball team only has two returning players, and they were given the job of leading the new team. Brandon Kohler, middle blocker, and Jose Rojas, defensive specialist, are co-captains of the young Raider team. The choice was obvious for coach Steve Burkhart, going with the only t...

Raiders Volleyball starts season with a win

Raiders Volleyball starts season with a win

By Niki Barnes

February 4, 2014


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

The Raiders Men's Volleyball team went out Friday night ready to compete, and through hard play and tenacious defense, they beat Irvine College. Irvine college had the height advantage over the smaller Moorpark team, with Moorpark's tallest player being 6'4 and Irvine having seven players between 6...

Young Raiders look to start season strong

Young Raiders look to start season strong

By Niki Barnes

January 30, 2014


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

The Raiders look to start their season off with a win Friday night at home at 6 p.m. It's an exciting new team looking to shock the conference. Their opponent Friday night is an Irvine College team who will be a solid test for the Raiders. The Moorpark College Men's Volleyball team is very new and v...

Lady Raiders finish the 2013 season tied for third

Lady Raiders finish the 2013 season tied for third

By Sarah Goulding

December 9, 2013


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

After a grueling season filled with hard work and long hours, the Lady Raiders finished their season in a tie for third place with Cuesta College. Both teams ended the conference season with a 7-5 record, Moorpark with a 12-9 overall and Cuesta with a 14-9. "Some of the teams we played were really tough, we worked really hard ...

Raiders Walk the Plank

Raiders Walk the Plank

By Tarek Fattal

May 14, 2012


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

  Moorpark College men's volleyball had their season ended by Irvine Valley College Tuesday night, Apr. 17, in the California State Quarter-Finals.  Irvine Valley won in four games by a 3-1 score in front of a crowd of about 400 according to the Moorpark fans who traveled to the game. This qua...

One Week, Two losses for the Raiders

By Tarek Fattal

March 25, 2012


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

The Raiders men's volleyball team lost two matches this past week to L.A. Pierce College and El Camino College. On Wednesday, the Raiders hosted Pierce at Raider Pavilion and things did not start well for Head Coach Steve Burkhart's team. Pierce took the first two games of the match by scores o...