Volleyball

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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…

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Brahmas outbully Owls for 55th straight win

    Playing a team that is almost twice as big as yours, who also happens to be number one in the state, is not particularly something any volleyball team looks forward to. It showed Wednesday night, after #17 Citrus lost against #1 LA Pierce College in straight sets, 27-25, 25-21 and 25-26.   Undefeated…

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Volleyball notches fifth straight over Moorpark

The state #19 Owls’ volleyball team (6-3, 0-0 WSC) extended their winning streak to five games Wednesday night, also winning their fifteenth straight set in a row over the #22 Moorpark Raiders in a 25-19, 25-18, 25-17 victory. “We’ve been working well in practices [and] improving with every game,” said freshman middle blocker Kayla Eddings,…

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Owls fire through Fullerton

      A lot of the principles in sports boil down to common sense.   For example, conventional wisdom says that teams on long breaks won’t perform as well when they start playing games again. Hence the reasoning behind preseason games.   Also, conventional wisdom says that teams without a ranking aren’t supposed to…

Volleyball waits things out

The Owls’ volleyball team’s season to date has been the definition of a mixed bag. A comeback win against the Grossmont Gauchos in the season opener was followed by three straight losses to Pasadena, Mount San Antonio and prohibitive state championship favorite Orange Coast. But the team was able to get off the schneid after…

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Owls fall to Orange Coast offensive crush

The Owls’ volleyball team (1-3, 0-0 WSC) failed to hold up against an offensive onslaught from the Orange Coast College Pirates (2-0, 0-0 OEC) in their Sept. 7 matchup, going down in straight sets, 25-19, 25-21 and 25-22. Citrus had problems containing the Pirates’ sophomore outside hitter Karlee Riggs all night, who effectively attacked the…