Moorpark College Reporter

Moorpark College Baseball prepares to make a strong comeback following season cut short due to COVID-19

Freshman Noah Balandran launches a pitch at the Bulldog batter during Moorpark's home game against Allan Hancock College on Thursday, Feb. 20, 2020. Photo credit: Evan Reinhardt

By Leslie Mendez

May 13, 2020

On March 19, the California Community College Athletic Association announced that they would be canceling the rest of the 2020 spring sports season due to concerns of the COVID-19 pandemic. This hold on sports has affected many athletes and their eligibility to play. Unfortunately, like many other...

Raiders render the Brahmas scoreless in a victory over LA Pierce

Sophomore Leighton DeMello makes contact with a pitch during the Raiders' home game against Pierce College on Saturday, Feb. 29. DeMello ended the game with one run from three at-bats. Photo credit: Evan Reinhardt

By Josh Surmani

March 4, 2020

The Moorpark Raiders defeated the Pierce College Brahmas with a massive 5-0 win on Saturday. The victory was made possible by freshman Albert Prado, sophomore Patrick Valdez and freshman Daniel Jagard. The Raiders remained adamant about being involved in the game, on and off the field. After seven pitched i...

Moorpark Raiders fall to Allan Hancock Bulldogs in their second conference game of the season

Sophomore Alex Vega catches the ball right before the runner tries to tag first base during Moorpark's home game against Allan Hancock College on Thursday, Feb. 20. Photo credit: Evan Reinhardt

By Ryan Bough

February 24, 2020

The Moorpark College Raiders started strong in their second conference game against the Allan Hancock Bulldogs but were unable to keep up the heat and were ultimately defeated 10-3 on Thursday afternoon.At the top of the first, the Raiders were already feeling the pressure as a player on third base was ...

Moorpark Baseball walks it off after early-game struggles

Freshman Noah Balandran pitches a ball during Moorpark's home game against Fullerton College on Thursday, Feb. 13. Photo credit: Evan Reinhardt

By Leslie Mendez

February 15, 2020

After a struggle to earn runs early on in the game, the Raiders celebrated an 11-10 walk-off win to erase a nine-run deficit against Fullerton College on Feb. 13 at the Moorpark College baseball field. Starting the game off slow, the Raiders went scoreless in the first four innings and left many batt...

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

Head Coach Mario Porto watches his team as they get prepared for practice. He looks forward to a great season. Photo credit: Darya Abbassi

By Darya Abbassi

January 26, 2018

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...

It’s been 29 years, the Dodgers will be in the World Series this year!

The Dodgers currently have the best record in baseball sitting at 66-29. This could finally be the year they have a deep run into October in  hopes of their first World Series appearance since 1988.

By Eric Caldwell, Opinion Editor

July 20, 2017

It has been 29 years since the Dodgers won the World Series against the Oakland Athletics in 1988. For fans old and new, Kirk Gibson’s dramatic pinch hit home run against Dennis Eckersley in game 1 of the 1988 World Series seems like a distant memory: a memory that gets played often enough on sport...

Moorpark baseball looks to continue their stride

Moorpark pitcher, Daniel Cipriano, throws a strike at the Moopark College Mens baseball game in Moorpark, Calif., on March 3, 2017. Photo credit: Alicia Lick

By Mano Baghjajian

March 31, 2017

The weather is starting to warm up and plants are starting to blossom. Spring has finally arrived. For sports fans, the end of winter signifies something else, something much more exciting. The return of baseball. The Moorpark College baseball team has had a very interesting season up to date. Gre...

Raiders buck Bulldogs 7-5 in spectacular extra inning season finale

Relief pitcher Michael Deleon throws to Hancock College batter Kyle von Tillow, who gets set to swing in the game at Raiders Stadium,Tuesday, April 26. Moorpark won the game 7-5 in 14 innings. Photo credit: Brian King

By Brian King

April 28, 2016

The sounds of the bell clock chiming the six o’clock hour rang across Raider Stadium, Tuesday evening hinting that a dramatic finish to the 2016 baseball season was in store as Moorpark College defeated Hancock College 7-5 in 14 innings. As the evening shadows spread across the infield, 18-year-old...

Moorpark came to play against conference rival Oxnard

Terrel Tate slides home to make the score 1-3 against the Oxnard College Condors on Thursday, April 21. Moorpark College won 11-4. Photo credit: Nikolas Samuels

By Nick Gurrola

April 22, 2016

Coming off a nail biting 5-4 loss two days ago to the Condors, the Raiders made up for it and then some on Thursday, with an 11-4 victory. The victory puts the Raiders at 16-18 on the season with two games remaining till the end of the regular season. They are still going to have to wait to see if...

Moorpark Raiders beat rival Ventura Pirates

By Nick Gurrola

April 13, 2016

Twenty-six miles and three freeways separate the two Ventura County rivals, but on Tuesday, April 12, the Raiders got the last laugh and defeated the Pirates, 2-0, in the final game between the two this season.Dalton Duarte was able to hit the walk-off homerun late in the game to bring in teammate Riley Con...

Raiders bucked 5-3 by Vaqueros in one run kicks

Right-handed starter Trevor Weston pitching against the Vaqueros in Thursday's game at Raiders Stadium. Moorpark lost the game 5-3. Photo credit: Brian King

By Brian King

April 3, 2016

Santa Barbara City College baseball chipped away with single runs in five separate innings to defeat Moorpark College, 5-3, to open the second half of the Western State Conference series in the afternoon sun, Thursday, March 31, at Raiders Stadium. In what has become a familiar refrain this season,...

Raiders, Rustlers share the booty in Easter series

Raiders' freshman outfielder Jack Rosenberg hits the ball against non-conference Golden West College Saturday, March 26. The Rustlers won 8-6. Photo credit: Brian King

By Brian King

March 29, 2016

In two games played over the Easter weekend, Moorpark College defeated Golden West College 9-8 in eleven innings on Good Friday, March 25, but lost the rematch 8-6 on Saturday, March 26 to split the nonconference series at Raiders Stadium. In Friday’s win, the Raiders tied the game 8-8 in the bottom...