Moorpark College Reporter

Moorpark College men’s volleyball to face Irvine Valley in first round playoff match-up

Dylan Haskell goes for the kill after beautiful set up from teammate Steven Weese Friday, April 5 in Moorpark Calif. Photo credit: Alec Kamburov

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 College baseball team talk with one another during their game against Fullerton City College at Moorpark College, CA, on Tuesday, April 16th, 2019. Photo credit: Caitlin Mchale

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

Moorpark infielders Cameron Kinsner, left, and Alex Vega, right, are taking a few practice swings in between half innings. Kinsner and Vega were held without a hit in their 4-2 loss on March 28, 2019. Photo credit: Ryan Ketcham

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

Sophomore Cameron Weitz pitches the ball for Moorpark College in their first home game against Bakersfield College on Jan. 29, 2019.

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...

Moorpark softball continue their winning ways as conference play rolls on

Great defense at short stop by Rachel Hurtado of Moorpark made it tough for the Santa Barbara Vaqueros to get on base.  The game was held Tuesday, March 12, 2019 at Moorpark, CA. Photo credit: David Dewing

By Phoebe Jackels

March 19, 2019

The Moorpark College Raiders held an 11-8 overall record with a 2-2 conference record going into their game against Santa Barbara City College Vaqueros.The game had the potential to become a pitching duel. Kylee Beccari started the game a little shaky but with the support of her team they kept the Va...

Moorpark men’s volleyball fall to Long Beach City in home conference game

Sophomore outside hitter Jordan Moses calls out the serve during the Raiders' game against Santiago College on Wednesday, Feb. 13 in the Moorpark College athletic pavilion. Photo credit: Michelle De Leon

By Danny Stipanovich

March 19, 2019

The Moorpark Raiders (6-4, 2-3 in WSC) men’s volleyball team suffered their third conference loss and first home loss against the Long Beach City Vikings (9-3, 4-1) on Friday night in four sets (25-23, 21-25, 21-25, 14-25). The Raiders now sit in fifth place in the Western State Conference.Sophomore and fresh...

Injuries derail Moorpark Raiders’ plans for a state championship

Moorpark College's Barbara Rangel is consoled by her father, Juan Rangel after leaving the game with a knee injury that occurred in the third quarter of the CCCAA state championship game against Diablo Valley College, played at Ventura College on Sunday, March 17, 2019.  Moorpark lost to Diablo Valley, 68-61. Photo credit: Jace Kessler

By Robert Gonzales

March 18, 2019

After a fast start and early 26-10-point lead on Sunday night over Diablo Valley, the Moorpark College women’s basketball team seemed destined to be crowned state champions.By the third quarter, the team would lose one of their biggest contributors in sophomore center Barbara Rangel, when she fel...

Back and forth until the end, Moorpark prevails over Merced to get to their first-ever state final

Head Coach Kenny Plummer celebrates with Sophomore Barbara Rangel after Moorpark defeated Merced College, 73 -68, at Ventura College on Saturday, March 16, 2019, advancing to the CCCAA Women's Basketball State Final for the first time in school history.  Photo Credit: Jace Kessler

By Robert Gonzales

March 17, 2019

Breanna Calhoun and teammates preached about it from the start of the season and Saturday night at the state semifinals the season-long dream came to fruition.With six lead changes in the fourth quarter, the game was coming to a dramatic conclusion. The score was tied at 68 points with 1:13 left and...

No. 1 Moorpark women’s basketball defeats No. 4 College of the Sequoias and advances to the state semifinals

Sophomore Barbara Rangel floats a short jump shot over College of the Sequoias' Hailey Scott during the CCCAA Women's Basketball State Quarterfinals, held at Ventura College on Friday, March 15, 2019.  Rangel led the team with 21 points and 14 rebounds.  Moorpark defeated COS, 66-58.  Photo Credit: Jace Kessler Photo credit: Jace Kessler

By Robert Gonzales

March 16, 2019

With 44 seconds left in the women's basketball quarterfinals Friday night, sophomore guard Emily Herring stepped up to the free-throw line with a chance to extend Moorpark’s lead to a two-possession game.All 500 people at the Ventura College Athletic Event Center stared, completely quiet, await...

Ventura County sends two women’s basketball teams to the state championship tournament

Freshman Breanna Calhoun speeds downcourt during Moorpark College's game against Ventura College on Friday, Feb. 22, in the Ventura College gym. Calhoun concluded the game with 23 points and 8 assists, helping her team claim the win. Photo credit: Evan Reinhardt

By Robert Gonzales and Tessa Sever

March 15, 2019

The last time Ventura County sent two women’s basketball programs to the state's elite eight championship tournament was 1997 when Ventura College won it all. Fast forward 22 years later, the county's basketball programs are thriving once again, with Moorpark looking to add their name to the li...

No. 1 Moorpark women’s basketball outlasts No. 9 Glendale, advancing to state finals for the first time in 22 years

Freshman guard Breanna Calhoun faces off against sophomore guard Cheyenne Jankulovski, of Glendale College, during the Raiders' CCCAA Southern California regional final at home against the Vaqueros on Saturday, March 9. The Raiders won 79-66. Photo credit: Evan Reinhardt

By Robert Gonzales

March 13, 2019

Leading by 10 with four minutes left in the game, victory was far from guaranteed for the Moorpark College women’s basketball team.The No. 9-ranked Glendale Vaqueros (21-5) continued to challenge the No. 1-ranked Moorpark Raiders (29-1) Saturday night, despite the home crowd roaring in the ech...

Raiders ‘back on track’ following heartbreaking loss with home sweep against Antelope Valley

Freshman middle blocker Brandon Dela Fuente, 5, meets the set from Steven Weese, 18, against the Antelope Valley Marauders on Friday, March 8 in the Moorpark College gym. The Raiders swept the Marauders in three sets. Photo credit: Evan Reinhardt

By Danny Stipanovich

March 11, 2019

The Moorpark Raiders (6-2) swept the Antelope Valley Marauders (1-8) 25-19, 25-15, 25-18 Friday night, putting the Raiders at 6-2 overall, 2-1 in conference play. The Raiders remain 4-0 at home, with three of the four games being sweeps.Friday night’s sweep came just two nights after a heartbre...