Moorpark College Reporter

Moorpark Men’s Soccer falls to Glendale in the sixth game of the season

Raiders forward Bryan Ramos is boxed out by Vaqueros defender Ricky Morales during Moorpark's match against Glendale Community College on Tuesday, Sept. 24. The Raiders loss puts their record at 2-4. Photo credit: Evan Reinhardt

By Ryan Bough

September 26, 2019

With the Santa Ana winds in full effect, the Moorpark Men's Soccer team blew onto the field with a burst of energy against the Glendale College Vaqueros. The Raiders fought throughout the game only allowing the Vaqueros to take four shots on goal. But four shots was too many as the Raiders were blown aw...

Raider football enjoys happy homecoming with a blowout victory against Glendale

Defensive end Antoinne Winn picks up a fumble from Glendale and returns it to the endzone for a 67-yard touchdown. The Raiders beat Glendale 34-7 in their first home game of the season on Saturday, Sept. 21. Photo credit: Ryan Bough

By Robert Gonzales and Kaylin Matzner

September 24, 2019

The first home game of the Moorpark Raider football season couldn't have come at a better time. Playing in front of the home crowd, with support from friends and family cheering them on, the Raiders almost defended a perfect shut out, leading 34-0 halfway through the fourth quarter. The final score...

Moorpark Raiders women’s soccer team scores late to take back victory against El Camino at home

Monica Bernardino competes with Moorpark player, sophomore Megan Chandler during the home game against El Camino College on Friday, Sept. 13. Photo credit: Ryan Bough

By Robert Gonzales

September 16, 2019

The El Camino Warriors scored the equalizing goal with only 13 minutes remaining in the Sept. 13, 2 p.m. women's soccer game. The Warriors consistently pressured the Moorpark Raiders in the second half and finally rallied around Monica Bernardino's equalizing goal.It seemed as if the home-field Raiders would w...

Yellow flags paint a grim picture of the Raiders second game of the season

Falcon Wide Receiver Jovohn Tucker, 7, escapes Raider defenders during Moorpark's game against Cerritos College in Cerritos, Calif. on Saturday, Sept. 14. Moorpark struggled on defense, missing several tackles and executing no sacks. Photo credit: Evan Reinhardt

By Ryan Bough

September 16, 2019

The sweltering 95 degree heat wasn't the only thing that had Moorpark Raiders fans sweating at the game against the Cerritos Falcons on Saturday. After enduring a loss last week against Palomar, the Raiders were hoping for a win. Unfortunately, Moorpark found themselves constantly backed up against th...

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

Sophomore running back Edyon Batta, 6, smashes through the defensive line during the Sept. 7 game against Palomar College, in San Marcos, Calif. Photo credit: Ryan Bough

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

Amanda McMurry, 6, kicks the ball downfield to her teammates during the match against Reedly College on Saturday, Aug 31. Photo credit: Ryan Bough

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

Quarterback Troy Smith eyes the end zone as he evades multiple defenders during a scrimmage against California Lutheran University on Friday, Aug. 30 in Thousand Oaks, Calif. The Raiders played a few different quarterbacks, in efforts to find the best fit for their offense. Photo credit: Evan Reinhardt

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

Vincent James prepares for a pass during Moorpark Raider football practice on Tuesday, Aug. 20, at Moorpark College. James is a leader in the team's search for this season's quarterback. Photo credit: Evan Reinhardt

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

Freshmen Steven Weese, left, and Ryan Horan talk strategy mid-game during Moorpark's first conference game against Santa Barbara City College, on Wednesday, Feb. 27 in the Moorpark. College gym. Weese, Moorpark's setter, ended the night with 35 assists. Photo credit: Evan Reinhardt

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

Freshman Breanna Calhoun maneuvers around a Merced College defender during the CCCAA Women's Basketball State Semifinals, held at Ventura College on Saturday, March 16, 2019.  Moorpark defeated Merced, 73-68.  Photo Credit: Jace Kessler

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

The Moorpark Raiders lose to Santa Barbara on Thursday, April 25, 2019 in Moorpark, CA. This was the last game of the year for the Raiders. Photographer, David

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

Freshman outfielder Zach Nissim runs for home plate and scores a run on Thursday, April 25, 2019 in Moorpark, CA.  Moorpark lost the game to Santa Barbara. Photo credit: David Dewing

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...