Basketball

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…

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Deja Vu: Owls fall in third round of playoffs

The Citrus College men’s basketball team’s season came to an end with a third round playoff loss to Antelope Valley College for the second straight season. This Owls’ loss hurt more. Citrus had the home court advantage this time around, the Owl’s Nest a daunting place for a visitor to win in the playoffs. The…

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LaCour leads Owls to third round of playoffs

The Citrus College men’s basketball team entered its second round playoff game as conference champions and winners of eight of its last nine. Their opponent, Cerritos College, came into the game on a seven-game winning streak. With both teams finishing the regular season strong, it would take a special performance to keep one team’s season…

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Women’s Basketball falls to Glendale at home

The Citrus College women’s basketball team entered the Saturday, Feb. 11 contest with a 6-17 record against the Glendale College Vaqueros, who had a 15-10 record. After a 25-10 deficit after the first quarter, the Owls came back in the second half, but fell short to the Vaqueros, 54-45. The Owls struggled offensively with seven…