Moorpark College Reporter

Women’s basketball refuses to give into hunted mentality as they fight for their first playoff win in SoCal regionals

Head Coach Kenny Plummer discusses the game plan with his team just prior to the start of the second half of the 2nd round of the CCCAA Southern California Regional playoffs, held at Moorpark College on Saturday, March 2.  Moorpark defeated Cerritos, 86 to 56. Photo credit: Jace Kessler

By Robert Gonzales

March 8, 2019

Questions surrounded sophomore center Barbara Rangel as she walked into Raider Pavilion playing with a knee brace for her first game of the 2019 regional playoffs. “I was practicing a little scared because I didn’t want to make it any worse,” Rangel said.The Cerritos Falcons may have ...

Steven Weese lifts No. 5 Raiders over Santa Barbara in overtime thriller

Freshman Setter Steven Weese, 18, is rushed by the rest of the Moorpark men's volleyball team after hitting the game winning kill against Santa Barbara City College, on Wednesday, Feb. 27. Moorpark ended the night victoriously, after winning the fifth set 18-16. Photo credit: Evan Reinhardt

By Danny Stipanovich

March 3, 2019

Confidence is soaring for the Moorpark Raiders after an overtime victory Wednesday night in their conference opener against the visiting Santa Barbara Vaqueros through five sets: 22-25, 25-21, 25-22, 25-18, 18-16.Freshman setter Steven Weese pounded in the game-winning kill to lift the Raiders 18-16 in the fifth set. The bench cleared, ...

Raiders softball kicks off conference season in dominant fashion

Softball field prepped and ready to go for the Raiders first home game against Pierce College. This was their first home conference game for the 2019 season. Photo credit: Phoebe Jackels

By Phoebe Jackels

February 27, 2019

After starting the season 3-3, the Moorpark College softball team is heading into the conference schedule confident and strong.Conference play started this past Tuesday, Feb. 21 against LA Pierce at home. Scoring 10 runs in the first inning, eight runs in the second and three runs in the fourth, Moorpark ...

Moorpark College women’s basketball wins the Western State Conference North for the first time in 28 years

Freshman Breanna Calhoun leads the rest of her team off the court after winning their regular season final against Ventura College on Friday, Feb. 22, at Ventura College. This is Moorpark College's first conference championship win since 1990. Photo credit: Evan Reinhardt

By Robert Gonzales

February 25, 2019

The Moorpark College women's basketball team has accomplished something that hasn't been achieved in almost three decades, becoming the Western State Conference North champions.Moorpark College defeated Ventura College 72-39 to win the conference championship outright. It was Ventura’s largest c...

Men’s basketball sophomore night ends with a victorious send-off for the graduating class

Graduating sophomores stand with parents and Head Coach Gerred Link, center, in honor of their last home basketball game of the season on Tuesday, Feb. 19, in the Moorpark College gym. In celebration, each sophomore started in the game against Oxnard College. Photo credit: Evan Reinhardt

By Robert Gonzales

February 22, 2019

A proper Raider send-off, the Moorpark College men’s basketball team gifted their locker-room leading sophomores a 24-point victory over Oxnard College for the last home game of the 2018-19 season.Although it was an emotional goodbye for some, this night was a time to reflect on their memories together but also a benchmark, to look forward to the future and what&...

Raiders baseball rebounds from early season struggles

Freshman Caden Gustafson focusing on getting the batter out during Moorpark’s home game against LA Pierce College on Feb. 19, 2019. Photo credit: Alec Kamburov

By Brandon Zamora

February 21, 2019

The Raiders baseball team is back on the track to success after a shaky start to the season.The team began the season with four consecutive losses. Then, the massive amount of rainfall messed with their schedule, causing games to be postponed or canceled.Now that the rainy season is passing, the Raider...

Raiders volleyball extend win streak with another home sweep

Jordan Moses, sophomore outside hitter for the Moorpark Raiders, goes up for the kill against the Santiago Canyon Hawks at Moorpark College on Feb. 12, 2019. Moses led both teams with 13 kills. Photo credit: Michelle De Leon

By Danny Stipanovich

February 18, 2019

The Moorpark Raiders (4-1) swept the Santiago Canyon Hawks (2-2) Wednesday afternoon in three sets: 25-18, 25-22, 25-16. The win put the Raiders 2-0 at home, both of them being sweeps."We definitely have the team to beat, we just gotta put everything together," assistant coach Eric Valdivia said. "[I...

Moorpark College beach volleyball prepare for season amidst heavy rainfall

Elise Beauvoir sends a powerful spike back over the net to Amanda Romain and Cami Beurer. Stevens rushes to her partners side ready to assist in anyway. Photo credit: Tessa Sever

By Tessa Sever

February 14, 2019

Still new to Moorpark College’s athletics department, the beach volleyball team is back for their second season. Accepted as both an NCAA Division I and II sport as of Aug. 2011, athletic departments were all simply waiting for the trickle-down effect to finally reach their schools.For Moorpark College...

Moorpark Raiders seize heavy-hearted victory over cross-county rival Ventura College

Head Coach Kenny Plummer, left, stands for the national anthem alongside the women's basketball team before their game against Ventura College in the Moorpark College gym, on Feb. 6, 2019. Photo credit: Evan Reinhardt

By Robert Gonzales

February 11, 2019

The Moorpark College women’s basketball team endured an emotional game on Wednesday but came out victorious despite the whirlwind of grief that struck the team a few days before.The rivalry game against Ventura College was originally scheduled for Feb. 2 but was postponed after freshman forward K...

Moorpark Raiders women’s basketball dominates the competition with their eyes on the state championship

Breanna Calhoun, freshman guard for Moorpark College, goes in for a layup during Moorpark's game against Cuesta College on Jan. 19, 2019. Calhoun ended the game with thirteen points and ten assists. Photo credit: Evan Reinhardt

By Robert Gonzales

February 6, 2019

The Raiders have cruised by the opposition this season, only losing one game on their way to a number one ranking in the California Community College Athletic Association. The players shared unparalleled chemistry out of the gate, winning 22 out of their first 23 games. However, they haven’t finis...

Raiders sweep San Diego Mesa in men’s volleyball home opener

Right Side Hitter Jay Ahir prepares to serve during the Raiders home opener against the San Diego Mesa Olympians Feb. 1, 2019 in the Moorpark College gym. Photo credit: Danny Stipanovich

By Danny Stipanovich

February 5, 2019

After facing off in a preseason tournament last month, the Moorpark Raiders met the San Diego Mesa Olympians on Feb. 1 for their regular season opener.Freshman and sophomore outside hitters Ryan Horan and Brent Rasmussen led the Raiders with six kills each as they swept the Olympians: 25-15, 25-7, 25-16.When ...

Moorpark Raiders struggle out of the gate with a 0-3 record

Freshman, Ben Lech, cracks the ball towards the outfield during Moorpark's game against Bakersfield College on Jan. 29, 2019. Photo credit: Evan Reinhardt

By Brandon Zamora

January 30, 2019

The 2019 season hasn’t began as the Moorpark Raiders envisioned it after a 0-3 start.Sophomore starting pitcher Cameron Weitz believes the team will correct their mistakes and get back to winning soon.“We just gotta keep working hard,” Weitz said. “We all have the talent and ca...