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Canyons stays perfect against the Owls in win

The College of the Canyons Cougars defeated the Citrus College Owls on April 20 at the Owl’s Nest. Citrus came in with an 18-15-2 overall record and an 8-6-1 conference record. The College of the Canyons came in with a 23-11 overall record and a 13-2 conference record. The Owls had lost both meetings against…

Owls rout L.A. Valley in home finale

In the final home game of the regular season, the Citrus College softball team defeated Los Angeles Valley College 16-0 on April 20. The Owls came in with a 23-12 record, 12-3 in conference, while the Monarchs visited the Nest with a 0-28 record, 0-13 in conference. The Monarchs had a difficult time against the…

Owls use strong fifth inning to defeat Canyons

The Citrus College Owls defeated the College of the Canyons Cougars 11-3 on April 13 at the Owl’s Nest. Citrus came into the game with a 20-12 overall record and a 9-3 conference record after sweeping a doubleheader against Victor Valley College on April 11. The Cougars came in with a 24-8-1 overall record and…

Ruff waters: Unlikely mascot cheers on aquatics

The swim team has an unlikely new mascot on the pool deck, a service dog named Bayern who has an energetic personality and an uplifting journey. Bayern is a golden retriever who has positively influenced a team and changed his owner’s life in more ways than one. Gregory Ellender, Bayern’s owner, is a veteran who…

Chasing a dream

Quintin Bailey knows first hand how difficult it can be to leave family and move to a new country to pursue dreams. Bailey, a freshman on the Citrus men’s basketball team came to the United States from Stratford, New Zealand in order to pursue his basketball career in an environment where basketball is popular. Bailey…

Owls’ bats go cold in loss to San Bernardino

The Citrus College Owls softball team lost to the San Bernardino Valley College Wolverines 5-2 in a non-conference game on April 6 at the Owl’s Nest. Citrus came in with an 18-11 record while the Wolverines came in with a 15-12 record. The meeting was only the third between the two schools since the 2007…

Swim team training intensifies prior to championships

The swim team is wrapping up their season with two weeks left before championships and head coach Jennifer Spalding started their taper during practices. “We have already cut down the yardage in practice,” Spalding said. “The girls will wear leggings in the pool for drag and I told the girls we will have a competition…

Men’s golf looks to finish strong in conference

Since hosting the Western States Conference Citrus event on March 17, the Citrus men’s golf team has competed in two events, placing third in the WSC SoCal Regional Preview and fourth in WSC Santa Barbara event. Sophomore James Bragger has finished the last three events as the Owls’ lowest scorer, including a two-over 74 at…

Softball catches another victory

The Citrus College Owls softball team defeated the Glendale College Vaqueros on March 23 at the Nest.Citrus came into the game with the better record (11-7, 1-1) to Glendale’s (4-9, 2-2) and were in control from the beginning. The Owls played calm the entire game, which head coach Jackie Boxley said was the reason for…