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Strong on and off the court

Strong on and off the court

March 8, 2017

Lily Martin is a guard for the Pierce basketball team. She grew up watching her brother and sister pl...

On to the playoffs for men’s hoops

On to the playoffs for men’s hoops

March 8, 2017

On to the playoffs for men’s hoops The Raiders clinch a playoff spot with a 10-3 record After narrowly losing ...

Consistency is the name of the game

Consistency is the name of the game

March 7, 2017

The Raiders have been one of the more consistent teams this season. Pierce is on a six-game winning st...

Men reclaim the lead of the Western Division

Men reclaim the lead of the Western Division

January 18, 2017

1 2 3 With the pre-season ending, the Raiders men’s basketball has taken lead of the competiti...

Mother’s Dog Tags & Basketball Collide with this Basketball Players Journey

Mother’s Dog Tags & Basketball Collide with this Basketball Players Journey

November 2, 2016

Max Bond is a freshman at Pierce College, and a new Raiders basketball player. His height and knowl...

Theme Nights Give Back

Theme Nights Give Back

February 4, 2016

The basketball team is trying something different to bring in more people from the community to the g...

Men’s basketball: defense and speed forecast

November 29, 2012

Filed under Basketball, Sports

Men's basketball is predicted to have a better game than last year in upcoming season Glenn Dread Staff Writer  In the up-coming season the Pierce College Men’s Basketball team is gearing up for what the team hopes to be a better season and have plans to top last year’s disappointing season. One of the many asse...

Lady Raiders break 20-year streak

February 29, 2012

Filed under Basketball, Sports

Andrea Bell/Tamara Kelly Staff Writers As the winter sports season wraps up the women’s team still pushes forward as they advance to the next step of their season, which is the Northwest Athletic Association of Community Colleges, or NWAACC for short. This is a form of play-offs that decides what team is the best ...

Lady Raiders dominate the competition

February 6, 2012

http://youtu.be/YbB2nEBG_gU Our very own lady Raiders dominating the competition.

Raiders Roll on after Shootout with Shoreline

January 5, 2012

Filed under Basketball, Sports

Coach Bill Mendelson returns for his ninth season as head coach and looks to add to the success he has brought to Pierce College. Mendelson is Pierce College’s winningest coach with a record of 131-98 while collecting his 250th career college win last season. The Raiders return to the court after a tremendous season las...

Lady Raiders Start Strong

December 27, 2011

Filed under Basketball, News, Sports

The lady Raiders enter the 2012 season hungry for a playoff run after missing the postseason by just one game last year. Coach Brain Purugganan led his team to an 8-8 league record last season and looks to improve on that record in his third season. The Lady Raiders have an experienced group, retaining most of their starters...

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