Soccer

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Women’s soccer win in home opener

In an aggressive game on Sept. 12 at Citrus College between the Citrus Owls and Oxnard Condors, the home team showed that moving the ball can provide good results. In a game without many chances, the Citrus women relied on a mistake by Condor defense to get the only goal of the game. In the…

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Bringing the men’s soccer team forward

    In a sport with low scoring results, it takes a special type of player to bag a goal. Drive, vision, creativity, speed, agility, strength, and intelligence are qualities a forward needs to score goals.  Aggressive play, like every craft, takes dedication and hard work.  Not everyone is able to strike fear in the…

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MEN’S SOCCER GETS ROCKED BY LA MISSION

With a scoreline of 4-1, you would need more than two hands to count the amount of times the Owls back line was carved open, in the first half alone. LA Mission came into Citrus Stadium for the Owls first Western State Conference game of the season with one game plan in mind, pressure the…

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Men’s soccer drops to 1-2 in home opener

With few chances to score, Cuyamaca proved to be the more lethal team as they beat the Owls 2-1. The Fighting Owls took the home field in their dark blue uniforms to host the Cuyamaca Coyotes dressed in their all white uniform.  Kickoff began at 2:07 PM with the Coyotes getting a corner in the…

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A new outlook for men’s soccer team

In recent times, the men’s soccer team has formed a habit of losing, this season they are determined to break that habit. Entering his 16th season as the head coach, Fred Bruce-Oliver believes a change in formation will produce positive results. “We are going to change things up,” said Bruce-Oliver. With a record of 4-12-4…

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The last line of defense for the Owls

It’s been a good season for the women’s soccer team, largely thanks to the team’s goalkeeper. Alyssa Lozano, 19, graduated in 2011 from Sierra Vista High School in Baldwin Park. She played varsity soccer throughout her four years there. Standing 5-feet-3-inches, Lozano assumes the goalkeeper position for women’s soccer team at Citrus College. The soccer…

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Soccer star returns to field

After her yearlong absence in 2011, sophomore forward Jasmine Williams has returned to the women’s soccer team for the 2012 season. Williams began her Owl career in 2010, where she started 16 games and scored a program-record 16 goals. Her efforts led to 1st team All-WSC South honors. Although she was redshirted for the 2011…

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Owls soar in victory

The Owls men’s soccer team fought through nearly unbearable 90-degree-weather to defeat the Moorpark Raiders 2-0 Sept 21. Citrus outplayed the Raiders by taking eight shots to the Raiders’ two in the first half.  Moorpark goalkeeper Gerardo Velasquez had 4 saves in the half and Citrus goalkeeper William Beltran did not have to make a save…