Category: Sports

Posted on: May 12, 2022 Posted by: Joey Fernandez Comments: 0

MV sports recognized for successful year of athletic achievement

Photo by mvcyclones.com By Joey Fernandez, Sports Editor After a year of successful athletic accomplishments, the Moraine Valley athletic department has been awarded the Illinois Skyway Collegiate Conference All-Sports Award. This title is awarded to a college that has shown persistency through receiving the highest number of conference awards throughout the season. Moraine Valley Cyclones came out on top and proved their dedication after taking home three Skyway titles this…

Posted on: May 5, 2022 Posted by: Mike Pocza Comments: 0

Cyclones baseball suffers crushing loss to South Suburban College

photo by mvcyclones.com Gilberto Hernandez takes a swing for the Cyclones By Mike Pocza, JRN 111 Student Entering their last game of the season, Moraine Valley baseball was hoping to get revenge against their most recent opponent, South Suburban College. It was an uphill battle for the Cyclones throughout the game, but they lost 15-6. From the first pitch, the South Suburban players were behind the backstop tracking the speed…

Posted on: April 28, 2022 Posted by: Joey Fernandez Comments: 0

MV softball dominates Waubonsee to win conference

photo by mvcyclones.com By Joey Fernandez, Sports Editor Entering last Tuesday, the Cyclones softball team needed a doubleheader sweep of Waubonsee Community College to claim their second consecutive Illinois Skyway Collegiate Conference championship, and they did just that. With a decisive 7-2 victory in the first game, the Cyclones could feel the title within their grasp and capitalized with a 14-2 mercy-rule victory in game two. After homering and having…

Posted on: April 21, 2022 Posted by: Joey Fernandez Comments: 0

Men’s tennis serves its way toward regionals with convincing win against Prairie State

photo by mvcyclones.com Aidan Lysouvakon returns a serve. By Joey Fernandez, Sports Editor Entering Thursday third in the conference and pursuing a berth at nationals, the Cyclones men’s tennis players wanted to improve their chances by beating Prairie State. They were able to do just that, with a decisive 7-2 victory.  With only the top two teams qualifying for nationals, Coach David Souza knows the players still have some things…

Posted on: April 8, 2022 Posted by: Mike Pocza Comments: 0

Cyclone baseball faces uphill battle with upcoming matchup against Kankakee CC

photo by mvcyclones.com Freshman Robby Warchol rounds the bases in an attempt to score a run By Mike Pocza, JRN 111 student After a rough weekend, the Cyclones baseball team will have to hold down its home field against Kankakee Community College on Wednesday. The Cyclones have a chance to shift their momentum in the right way this week with six games ahead of them. The last time they met Kankakee,…

Posted on: April 8, 2022 Posted by: Joey Fernandez Comments: 0

MV Sports Weekly: Softball ignites winning streak despite slow start

Photo by mvcyclones.com Sophomore Brianna Dvorak takes a swing against Elgin Community College By Joey Fernandez, Sports Editor Going into the week without a win, MV softball went 1-1 after a doubleheader, splitting against Joliet Junior College. With some much-needed momentum, the team not only picked up the first victory of the year but snagged four victories in a row. They swept a doubleheader vs Morton College and another vs…

Posted on: April 1, 2022 Posted by: Mike Pocza Comments: 0

Despite rough childhood, baseball player Bullock uses brother’s success as blueprint for motivation

Photo by mvcyclones.com Maximus Bullock prepares to play defense pre-pitch. By Mike Pocza, JRN 111 Student Maximus Bullock is the kind of person who will find time for others while trying to achieve his own goals. The speedy switch hitter makes it part of his daily routine to make time at Foster Park Elementary to set an example for young kids doubting their dreams. Growing up in the same rough…

Posted on: March 25, 2022 Posted by: Joey Fernandez Comments: 0

MV Sports Weekly: Cyclone baseball, softball attempt to bounce back from slow start

photo by mvcyclones.com Sophomore pitcher Gavin Quinlan follows through on a pitch. By Joey Fernandez, Sports Editor Baseball: Double-header sweep generates momentum Cyclone baseball entered the week with an abysmal 3-9 record to start the year. Looking to create some sort of spark, the team took on Olive-Harvey College on March 20 for a double-header. The team did exactly what they set out to do with victories of 13-6 and…