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Fighting Owls Become Golden Eagles

After a 24-7 campaign and third round finish for the Citrus College men’s basketball team, four players earned scholarships to continue playing basketball at the university level. Kenneth Cyprian, sophomore guard, and freshman forward Khalil Williams earned scholarships and will transfer to California State University, Los Angeles. “To begin a new chapter in my life…

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Japan to California, all for the love of baseball

Baseball has been America’s pastime since Abner Doubleday invented it in Cooperstown, New York, during the summer of 1839. Since then, many people from other countries who play the sport have wanted to experience it in the United States. There are 5,491 miles that separate Tokyo and Citrus College, it may have seemed like a…

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Owls complete sweep of Barstow

In the final home game of the season, the Citrus College Owls (21-17-2, 11-8-1) faced off against the Barstow Kings (11-26, 5-15) on April 28.  The Owls defeated the Kings 12-3, with a solid outing by Owls pitcher Roberto Baldanebro. Baldanebro threw a complete game, giving up one earned run on eight hits, one walk…

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Men’s swim team revived after six year drought

In May 2016, the Citrus College athletic administration teamed together to draft a plan that would add the men’s swim team back onto the Owl’s athletic calendar. The proposal arrived to the superintendent/president Dr. Geraldine Perri, who accepted the proposal with optimism. The proposal could positively impact Citrus beyond the athletic program. Since 2011, the…

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Regional spot up for grabs in final event

The Citrus men’s golf team will head into the Western States Conference finals event on May 1 and 2 needing to finish ahead of Glendale College for a postseason berth. A combination of mediocre team results and inconsistent scores from the bottom half of the team have put the Owls in a tight race for…

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Owls get back on track against Barstow

The Citrus College Owls defeated the Barstow College Vikings 7-1 on April 25 at the Owl’s Nest. The meeting between Barstow and Citrus was the second meeting between the teams since 2007. Citrus won the first game against Barstow 7-4. Sophomore pitcher Aaron Bernal was happy about helping his team get out of a four-game…