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Thunderbird’s take down third place Raiders

October 18, 2013

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Justin Harmon Staff Writer It was a tale of two nights for Pierce’s women’s volleyball team. In a match-up pitting the second place Highline Thunderbirds against the third place Pierce Raiders viewers witnessed two talented teams go head to head Wednesday night as they get ready for the upcoming playoffs. Early on it looked as ...

Seattle Sounders lose 1-4 against Vancouver Whitecaps

October 14, 2013

Filed under Soccer, Sports

Austin Lewis Features and Sports Editor Seattle Sounders lose second game in a row, causing distress for the fans and the players On Wednesday, October 4th the Seattle Sounders faced off against the Vancouver White Caps for the third time this season. Unfortunately they lost 1-4, making this the second loss in a row. Th...

Raider Sports Schedule

September 27, 2013

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Men's Soccer      Saturday September 28, 2013  2:15pm  Home game against Bellevue      Saturday October 5, 2013 2:15pm   in Bremerton against Olympic Women's Soccer      September 28, 2013 2:15 at Heritage against Bellevue      October 2, 2013 2:00pm at Clackamas, Oregon against Clackamas Volleyball   ...

pierce’s baseball team in championship game

May 30, 2013

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...

raider’s mens baseball team is a tough one to face

May 15, 2013

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Joseph Henrickson Staff Writer The Pierce Raiders baseball team completed another 4 game sweep May 4and 5, this time it was against Grays Harbor Community College. The Raiders outscored their opponent 23 – 6 in the four game set and continue to lead the NWAACC West Conference with a record of 16 and 4. Leading th...

softball team clinches division title, heads to playoffs

May 15, 2013

Filed under Baseball/Softball, Sports

Friday, May 10, the softball team had already secured a spot in the playoffs but was looking for a sweep of a double header against Grays Harbor Community College to clinch first place. Since April 27, the team had raised the bar and had their sights on making the playoffs but had a lot of work to do.  That is exactly wh...

student services budget gives money to athletic program

May 13, 2013

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Lloyd Shisler Staff Writer Student Services and Activities Budget [S and A] is a budget that supports and funds Pierce programs such as athletics, tutoring, theater, pioneer, writers studio, music program and many more. Cameron Cox, director for student life, mentioned that Pierce’s tuition was raised last year at 1...

from south africa and here to play

May 6, 2013

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Joseph Henrickson Staff Writer In South Africa, baseball has been around since the late 1800’s, but still does not have the notoriety that it has here in the United States with Major League Baseball. In fact, still to this day there has never been a native South African in the MLB, but a few recent draft picks look...

extreme sports

May 6, 2013

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Lloyd Shisler Staff Writer There are people who truly live life on the edge; to push the limits of life and the human body beyond the limits of what humans were not meant to do. Many people find a certain freedom when they put themselves outside their comfort zone. Raymond Collazo is a student who has a driven passion for extreme sports. Collazo has bee...

start off spring quarter with a game of intramural soccer

April 17, 2013

Filed under Soccer, Sports

Joseph Henrickson Staff Writer Every Monday and Wednesday there are approximately 35 people that get together at the HEC for some friendly competition.  From noon to 2 p.m. the gym becomes a recreational soccer facility and the fun begins. Intramural soccer is a sport that is played in a college with no competition ...

men’s baseball team is looking strong to compete

April 17, 2013

Filed under Baseball/Softball, Sports

Joseph Henrickson Staff Writer On a cold, wet April weekend Little League games throughout the region were being rained out.  At Mt. Tahoma Athletic Complex, the Pierce College Raiders picked up the rakes and got their home field ready to play.  Such is baseball life in the Northwest, despite having to deal with the r...

pierce baseball to start soon

March 18, 2013

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Joseph Henrickson Staff Writer Baseball season is underway once again as we welcome spring here at Pierce College.  The Raiders, along with new head coach Kevin Davis are known as the 2012 NWAAC C Champions and with the slate wiped clean, the plan is to keep that title. There is a short list of players returning to the ...

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