Freshman women's indoor and beach volleyball player Lea Kruse and freshman baseball player Kyle Dobson have been selected as Irvine Valley's female and male athletes of the year, respectively, for the 2018-19 season.
A two-year standout in both indoor and beach for Irvine Valley, Alyssa Vortouni has committed to play beach volleyball for NCAA Division I Grand Canyon next season. Vortouni was a conference MVP this past season.
Annie Mitchem, who won two state team titles, an individual title and earned AVCA Two-Year College National Player of the Year honors two straight seasons with the Lasers, will play for Zanetti Bergamo in Italy.
Sophomore women's volleyball player Renata Bath and sophomore men's soccer player Grant Joyce were honored by the Exchange Club of Irvine at a luncheon Tuesday for being Irvine Valley's scholar athletes of the year.
Sophomore libero Renata Bath recently signed with Division I UC Riverside. The co-Orange Empire Conference MVP last fall, helped IVC to the state tournament. She was also a part of the Lasers' state-title winning team in 2017.
No. 1-ranked Irvine Valley falls to American River, 24-26, 25-21, 25-23, 25-23, in the semifinals of the California Community College Athletic Association State Championship at Solano College. IVC ends 2018 with a record of 21-2.
Irvine Valley, which is the defending state champion and top seed, defeats West Valley, 25-16, 25-20, 25-22, in the quarterfinals of the CCCAA State Championship on Friday at Solano College in Fairfield. IVC plays again Saturday.
A preview of the Irvine Valley women's volleyball team's trip again to the CCCAA State Championship. The Lasers, ranked No. 1 in the state all year and the top seed from So. Cal. begin action on Friday against West Valley at 10 a.m.
Irvine Valley sophomore libero Renata Bath was named all-state and second team All-American this week. She had already been tabbed as a co-MVP of the Orange Empire Conference. Bath and IVC start the state tourney Friday.
Irvine Valley beats Ventura, 25-16, 25-18, 26-14, to make another trip to the CCCAA State Championships starting Nov. 30 at Solano College. The Lasers, who are the defending state champions, get their 20th win of the year.
Freshman Lea Kruse and sophomore Renata Bath are named co-most valuable players of the Orange Empire Conference. Alyssa Vortourni, Truth Hafey, Kristin Austin and Kylie Miller are picked to all-conference teams.
Irvine Valley, seeded first in the CCCAA South Regional Playoffs and ranked No. 1 in the state, takes on No. 16 Pasadena City in the first round of the postseason Tuesday at home at 6 p.m. IVC has a record of 18-1 overall.
Top-seeded Irvine Valley has to rally in the first two sets, but beats Pasadena City, 27-25, 25-22, 25-18, in the opening round of the California Community College Athletic Association Regional Playoffs Tuesday at home.
Irvine Valley will open the 2018 CCCAA So. Cal. Regional Playoffs next Tuesday at home against the winner of a play-in game on Saturday. The Lasers are the defending state champions and have a record of 18-1 overall.
Top-ranked Irvine Valley falls to No. 14 Cypress, 25-18, 17-25, 15-25, 25-16, 15-8, in the 2018 regular season finale on Wednesday night at Cypress. The Lasers also see their 45-match program win streak snapped by the Chargers.
Irvine Valley, ranked No. 1 in the state, improved to 18-0 overall and 14-0 in the Orange Empire Conference with a 25-14, 25-22, 27-25 victory on Friday night. IVC finishes the regular season next Wednesday at Cypress at 6 p.m.
Irvine Valley can clinch the Orange Empire Conference title outright with a win over Riverside on Wednesday night at home. The top-ranked Lasers, who have a record of 16-0 overall, beat RCC in four sets on the road last month.
On Sophomore Night, top-ranked Irvine Valley plays one of its best matches so far in Orange Empire Conference play Wednesday, handling Riverside, 25-16, 25-16, 25-10. It was the undefeated Lasers' 15th sweep of the year.
Irvine Valley's women's indoor squad sits at the top of the California Community College Women's Volleyball Coaches Association State Poll once again. The Lasers have a record of 16-0 and are riding a 43-match win streak.
Irvine Valley takes care of business with a sweep against Santiago Canyon, 25-8, 25-6, 25-7, Wednesday night to earn a share of the Orange Empire Conference title. The Lasers have won the OEC crown five of the last six seasons.
Irvine Valley isn't at its best, but still has enough to win at Fullerton, 25-20, 25-21, 25-16, on Wednesday night in an Orange Empire Conference match. IVC improves to 15-0 overall and is just a win away from clinching an OEC title.
Irvine Valley is once again tops in the California Community College Women's Volleyball Coaches Association State Top 25 Poll. The Lasers have a record of 14-0 overall, 8-0 in conference and are riding a 42-match win streak.
Irvine Valley, ranked No. 1 in the state and undefeated on the year, will raise funds in support of the Side-Out Foundation for breast cancer awareness and treatment. Admission price is $5 and includes raffle tickets for prizes.
Top-ranked and undefeated Irvine Valley defeats Golden West, 25-8, 25-8, 25-12, on its annual Dig Pink Night match Friday at home to support the Side-Out Foundation and breast cancer awareness and treatment.
Irvine Valley starts the second round of Orange Empire Conference play with a 25-12, 25-8, 25-20 win at Saddleback on Wednesday night. The Lasers won the program's 40th straight match and improved to 13-0 this year.
Despite a scare last Friday at home against Cypress, the Lasers remain No. 1 in in the California Community College Women's Volleyball Coaches Association State Top 25 Poll. IVC plays at Saddleback on Wednesday at 6 p.m.
Irvine Valley drops the first two sets, but rallies for a 24-26, 21-25, 25-23, 25-13, 15-11 Orange Empire Conference victory over Cypress at home on Friday night. The top-ranked Lasers remain unbeaten on the year.
Irvine Valley, which is ranked No. 1 in the state and is undefeated on the year, takes on Cypress Friday night at home. The Lasers are looking for their 12th win in a row. Cypress has won three straight and is ranked 23rd in the state.
Irvine Valley sweeps Orange coast, 25-17, 25-22, 25-17, but has to battle back in each of the three sets. Irvine Valley, ranked No. 1 in the state, improves its record to 11-0 overall and 7-0 in conference. IVC hosts Cypress on Friday.
After two weeks of playing matches on the road, the Irvine Valley women's volleyball team, which is ranked No. 1 in the state and riding a 37-match win streak, is in Hart Gymnasium Wednesday night to host Orange Coast at 6 p.m.