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Coop’s Corner: NCAA is one giant scam

By Dillon Cooper | Managing Editor We will most likely never see student athletes getting paid at Citrus, as our sports programs cost more than they bring in.  But at the university level, it’s a different ball game. In 2013, the Missouri football program brought in $76.3 million, according to nbcsports.com.  The amount of dollars these…

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Mounties sweep Owls in regionals

Mt. SAC pitcher Sabrina Garcia embraces catcher Yumiko Hiroto after game two of the two-game series with Citrus College in the California Community College Athletic Association Regionals. Garcia threw 12 innings, surrendering 11 hits, six earned runs and struck out 11 batters over the series. By Dillon Cooper | Managing Editor The Owls softball team traveled…

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Dancing with the knuckleball

Steve Mendoza, 19, has started nine games for the Owls so far this season, with one appearance from the bullpen. Mendoza has a record of 1-3 with a 3.43 ERA. (Dillon Cooper/Clarion) By Dillon Cooper | Managing Editor We all had that teammate. The kid no one wants at the plate with runners in scoring position. …

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Champs!

The Citrus College softball team won its first Western State Conference Blue Championship againt Santa Monica City College 11-3 April 22. (Joe Moreno/Clarion) By Dillon Cooper | Managing Editor The Citrus College softball team won its first Western State Conference Blue Championship since 2007 with an 11-3 win over visiting Santa Monica College. The Owls will…

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Buzzer sounds off on Owls’ hoops

(Jessica Soto/Citrus College Clarion) By Dillon Cooper | Managing Editor There will be no more basketball for Citrus College this semester, with women’s basketball falling short of qualifying for playoffs and the men being bounced out in the third round. The women’s basketball team finished with a record of 16-10, 7-5 and ended their season on…

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Owls hoping to find success on the diamond

Nathan Virgen, #23, slides into home against Antelope Valley College on March 11. The Owls would lose 6-5. By Dillon Cooper | Managing Editor The baseball diamond is a place to escape life’s problems, a place where one goes to be one with the bat and the ball.  The sound of the ball hitting the back…

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Battle of the Big Bands: Round 11

Members of the Citrus College Blue Note Orchestra rehearse for The Battle of the Big Bands March 10. The Battle of the Big Bands will take place March 21 and 22. (Dillon Cooper/Citrus College Clarion) By Sylvia Aparicio | Online Editor   Get ready for the annual Battle of the Big Bands, a musical duel scheduled…

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Middle inning surge too much for Owls to overcome

Citrus College freshman pitcher Sean Patton cocks back to throw during the second inning of the Owls 6-4 loss to Glendale College on March 15. Patton finished with four strikeouts, surrendering three runs and seven hits over five innings of work. (Dillon Cooper / Citrus College Clarion) By Joe Moreno | Staff Writer For the second…