Moorpark College Reporter

Missed opportunities plagued the Moorpark Raiders in their first loss of the football season

Missed opportunities plagued the Moorpark Raiders in their first loss of the football season

By Robert Gonzales

September 11, 2019

Muffed snaps, out of bound kick-offs, and fourth-down touchdown conversions were some of the unpleasant sites Moorpark Raider's faithful fans had to endure on their road trip against Palomar Community College. Despite the disadvantages that all occurred in the first half of Saturday's away game, the Raiders foun...

Moorpark women’s soccer starts off the preseason strong

Moorpark women’s soccer starts off the preseason strong

By Ryan Bough

September 3, 2019

The Women's Raiders Soccer team entered their first game of the preseason ready to win, and that they did. The Raiders stole the game with a 6-2 win against Reedley College. With 13 new players, the Raiders are off to a promising season. Head coach, Jayro Martinez, has extensive experience on and off the...

Moorpark College finds preseason success at CLU

Moorpark College finds preseason success at CLU

By Dominic D'Amico

September 2, 2019

Friday night, Moorpark College Football competed in a preseason scrimmage against California Lutheran University. Although there was no official score kept, Moorpark performed well, scoring two touchdowns and CLU remaining scoreless. MC Spirit also attended the scrimmage, performing for and pumping up...

Raider football faces a new season with fresh blood and high hopes

Raider football faces a new season with fresh blood and high hopes

By Justin Borses

August 29, 2019

In sports, every new year brings a renewed sense of hope and optimism. This fall, the Moorpark Raider Football Team is ready to get back on track after a dismal 2018-2019 campaign, finishing 1-9. As practice gets into full swing, they look to regroup and work on areas of their game that made them a ...

The brotherhood of sport, on and off the court

The brotherhood of sport, on and off the court

By Danny Stipanovich

May 22, 2019

As freshman setter Steven Weese kicks his foot back to reach his Adidas Harden Vol. 2 basketball shoes, he gives them one last wipe before he throws up the ball to serve and kick off the third set of a home matchup against the Long Beach City College Vikings. While he may wear Harden’s shoes and ...

Perseverance and Motivation: Why nothing can keep Calhoun off the court

Perseverance and Motivation: Why nothing can keep Calhoun off the court

By Robert Gonzales

May 13, 2019

When Breanna Calhoun tore her anterior cruciate ligament in her left knee, she thought she would never be able to play basketball again. “I was just crying [and] crying, it was just so emotional,” Calhoun said. Playing professional basketball seemed impossible now. A dream she had been chasing ...

Raiders baseball look ahead after disappointing 2019 season

Raiders baseball look ahead after disappointing 2019 season

By Brandon Zamora

May 3, 2019

Moorpark Raiders' baseball season for 2019 began with hopes of becoming conference champions once again. However, even after the Raiders' attempts to be the best, they did not finish as expected, finishing fifth place in the Western State North Conference. It’s been over a week since the curtain fell for t...

Sophomores reflect on season after playing in their final game as Raiders

Sophomores reflect on season after playing in their final game as Raiders

By Brandon Zamora

April 29, 2019

The sophomore’s farewell game didn’t go as planned for the Raiders as they fell to the Santa Barbara Vaqueros 9-4.Both teams were tied 2-2 after three innings of play. A game that looked to be close took a detour for the Raiders as the final six innings didn’t go in their favor.The...

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

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

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

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

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...