Volleyball

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Women’s volleyball loses to Cuesta College

The Citrus College volleyball team lost in three sets (25-15, 25-23, 25-17) against Cuesta College Oct. 7 at Citrus College. The Owls (1-14) have suffered a disappointing season, but fought hard against the Cuesta Panthers (9-4). In the second set, tied 23-23, the Owls suffered a heartbreaking service error by No 10. Marissa Underwood, dashing…

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Teetering around Title IX: Women’s sports teams

An additional women’s sports team could be added to the Citrus College  line up to ensure that the school remains in compliance with Title IX. The three women’s sports under consideration are varsity women’s tennis, women’s track beyond distance and women’s sand volleyball. Students interested in discussing the possibility of adding these sports to increase…

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Owls volleyball get swept up

Cassandra Freitag sets a serve up as the Citrus Owls took on the Santa Monica Corsairs. (Stacy Slaughter/Clarion) By Mercedes Del Real | Staff Writer Tough night for the fighting Owls resulting in a loss against the Santa Monica Corsairs with scores of 19-25, 27-29 and 20-25. The beginnings of the first match started off well…

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Volleyball team kicks off season

Middle blocker Cassandra Freitag and freshman setter Jackie Hall block the ball during a practice scrimmage. The Owls first home game is today at 6 p.m. (Evan Solano/Clarion) By Careesa Campbell | News Editor By Danielle Carlson | Staff Writer The Owls volleyball team takes on their first pre-season match against Cypress College today at 6…

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Getting to know your Fighting Owls

This volleyball player is the middle blocker for the Citrus volleyball team and her job is to protect her net and block shots. Cassandra Freitag took some time off from the trenches of the volleyball court to answer some questions. Dillon Cooper: What is your favorite pregame meal? Cassandra Freitag: Subway.  I like a turkey…

Leading her team with a pass

Bump. Set. Spike. These are volleyball terms which almost everyone is familiar with. However, one term that is not as familiar is the libero. The libero is a defensive specialist who makes the bump-set-spike possible. This player is the foundation for a great play. The Owls libero and captain Kiyhanna Dade, #13, has a record…

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Owls open conference play with a win

The Citrus College volleyball team had back-to-back 3-0 wins last week against the Ventura Pirates and the West L.A Wildcats. The Owls opened up the Western State Conference South Division Friday night not putting out their A-game but got it together to come out on top. With the late arrival of the Wildcats both teams…

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Owls volleyball beats state champs

The Citrus volleyball players made history at their game on Tuesday, Sept. 17. In a 3-1 match, the Owls beat three-time state champs, the L.A. Pierce Brahmas, whom until Tuesday, remained undefeated.   This game proved that state champion titles don’t mean anything once our Owls step on the court.   Despite the poor start…