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Raiders Fastpitch prepares for the 2017 season

Raiders Fastpitch prepares for the 2017 season

March 8

2016 was a tough, yet rewarding, year for the Raiders fastpitch team. At the end of the season, Pierce ha...

Men keep pace in high-powered Western Division

Men keep pace in high-powered Western Division

February 8

The Raiders men’s basketball team has been in the top three of the western division for the season. Pi...

Raiders Baseball is on the Horizon

Raiders Baseball is on the Horizon

January 25

The road to the NWAC championship tournament starts now. The tournament will be held May 25th- 29th at David...

Former player for Raiders claims NWAACC’s “Player Of The Week”

Nik Gugelman, Sports Editor

May 12

Filed under Baseball/Softball, Sports, Sports Carousel

Recently D’Aundray Van Slyke was named player of the week. Van Slyke, who attends St. Andrews University, plays baseball for the Knights in the Appalachian Athletic Conference. St. Andrews University is located in North Carolina. However Van Slyke got his start in baseball at Pierce College. This is the first weekly award...

The difference between baseball and softball

Nik Gugelman, Sports Editor

April 15

Filed under Baseball/Softball, Sports

It is the season for America’s pastime, the sport Americans have known and loved since the late 19th, and early 20th centuries.  Baseball is known as America’s pastime because it was the most widely played sport in the country during that timeframe.  It is still one of the top sports in the country and has a rich history...

2014 World Series: San Francisco Giants vs. Kansas City Royals recap

Steven Browning, Contributing Writer

November 26

Filed under Baseball/Softball, Sports

In game 1 of the World Series, the Kansas City Royals have right hand pitcher James Shield on the mound against the San Francisco Giants. The Giants got three runs in off of James Shield in the top of the 1st inning before Madison Bumgarner got a chance to be on the mound for the Giants. Gregor Blanco hit a soft line drive to...

Raiders place 5th overall in tournament

Raiders place 5th overall in tournament

May 27

Dominic Wilkerson/ Staff Writer Opening night, on Thursday, May 22, the Raiders played the last game of the day against the Columbia Basin. They were first on the board, setting the pace for the night. #3, DJ Gee, managed to g...

2014 Raiders Baseball Game Schedule

2014 Raiders Baseball Game Schedule

April 22

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Raider Athletics looking to add new facility

April 22

Filed under Baseball/Softball, FrontPage, Sports

Brooks Albert Staff Writer The 3-time defending Western Division Champs may get their very own baseball stadium in the near future. You read that correctly. Our very own Raider Baseball team has won the Western Division three times in a row and is pursuing the division title for a fourth straight time. The Raiders won the ...

Raiders choke the Chokers

February 24

Filed under Baseball/Softball, Sports

The last home game for the Raider’s women’s and men’s Basketball team of the season on Feb. 19 was a victory to both teams. The women’s team was first to go up against the Chokers, and beat them 80-54. The lady Raiders remained ahead throughout the whole game never losing grip on their victory. The night was not ...

Raider’s baseball Halloween costume fundraiser

November 7

Filed under Baseball/Softball, Campus, Sports

Aaryn Kornbau Staff Writer The Raider’s baseball team held their second annual Halloween game on Thursday October 24 at Heritage field in Puyallup, to raise money for new Jacket and sweats. The players sold tickets to students for $5 and $10 for adults, children got in free. The team sold approximately, 400 tickets. The boys ...

pierce’s baseball team in championship game

May 30

Filed under Baseball/Softball, Sports

Joseph Henrickson Staff Writer Pierce College has been busy, with both the girls’ softball team and the boys’ baseball team entering the playoffs this past week.  The girls started off the tournament losing their first game to Spokane ten to three and tried to fight their way up through the loser’s bracket. Following the loss, they played Highline Community College and won that game f...

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