Coop’s Corner: A new era of sports journalism

Marshawn Lynch avoids media during Super Bowl week.Lynch has been fined numerous times for refusing to talk to the media. (MCT Campus) I really don’t care for what the label “sports media” has become. I believe, while they may be entertaining some of the time, programs such as SportsCenter, FirstTake and many others on ESPN…


Football season ends in flames

Citrus quarterback Larry Cutbirth, #6, led the league with 251 passing yards per game. (Mickey Romero/Clarion) By Mickey Romero | Staff Writer The Owl’s football team finished their 2014 season at 3-7 and in fifth place in the Central league. Citrus came into the season looking to improve on their 8-3 record from last year….


Looking to stay on course

By Dillon Cooper | Sports Editor The 2013 football season ended with head coach Ron Ponciano and his Owls lifting a trophy after a bowl victory, a feat that hasn’t been accomplished in 25 years at Citrus College. Ponciano’s Owls traveled to Saddleback College on Nov. 23, 2013 and on the back of quarterback Larry Cutbirth…

Owls host annual Neil Edwards Classic

Owls freshman forward Chris Reyes goes in for the rebound but is no match for Chaffey’s sophomore power forward Adom Jacko who showed his aggressive nature scoring his second dunk shot of the Dec. 1 game. The Owls lost the game 78-48.    Six colleges came to the Owls’ Nest on the weekend of Nov….


Getting to know your Fighting Owls

We asked this football player to take a break from making bone-crushing tackles on the field to come visit us in TC 123 so we can ask him some hard-hitting stuff off the field. Maurice Dupleasis is the middle linebacker for your Fighting Owls and leads the team in tackles, but his aggressive demeanor and…


Coop’s Corner

Sports. Some see it as an annoyance. Some see it as an addiction. Some even see it as an excuse to drink (cheers to that.) But I, along with many other sports fans, see it differently.  It’s where the impossible happens.  It’s where you get to enjoy a Sunday with your best friends and yell…


Fighting Owls soar over El Camino

The Citrus Owls (5-3, 2-2) defeated the El Camino Warriors (5-4, 3-2) 42-28 on Nov. 2 at Citrus Stadium. Larry Cutbirth continued his excellent play as he threw for 308 yards and four touchdowns, while also running for two touchdowns. Over the last two games, Cutbirth has thrown for 674 yards, 10 touchdowns, and three…