Sports Features

0

Softball leader fights adversity with love of game

Sophomore infielder Autumn Bartholomy stands outside of her home field the on Monday, May 16, at Citrus College. She appeared in 82 games over two seasons for Citrus, with a .307 batting average and 3.79 ERA. (John Michaelides/Clarion) Autumn Bartholomy is driven both on and off the softball field. Her personality makes it easy to…

0

Athletics department feeds the fight against cancer

Jody Wise, Dean of Kinesiology and Athletics, serves hot dogs and hamburgers at the 9th annual Scholar Baller night. This event helped raise awareness for the Coaches vs. Cancer fundraiser happening now until the January 29. (Brianna Sewell/Clarion) The Citrus College Athletics Department celebrated its 2015-2016 Scholar Baller class and began their Coaches vs. Cancer…

4

Big man, bigger heart

Defensive lineman Brandon Hayashi is easy to spot. His 6 foot 300-pound frame is an intimidating sight for opposing teams. He is a beast. Off the field, he could not be more different. “Don’t let his big structure give you the wrong idea,” said Brandon Hayashi’s younger brother Matt Hayashi. “We call him the Jolly…

0

Brothers in and out of the pool

Some brothers don’t always have to share the same DNA but sometimes a passion for a particular sport can create bonds. Citrus College water polo players Mark Cordts, 19, biology major, and RJ Renteria, 19, business major, prove just that. Of course, some teammates share special bonds. Cordts and Renteria share a different story, their…

0

Velazquez makes a splash in Europe

Courtesy of Citrus College Sports Information Office   First-year water polo player Daniel Velazquez is already planning to move to Europe to play the sport professionally. Velazquez, 18, is a nursing major at Citrus College and went to Hungary last summer with the City of Commerce Aquatics Swimming and Water Polo club team, a well-known,…