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Pierce Pioneer

Baseball spotlight

January 25, 2013

Filed under Baseball/Softball, Sports

Cedrick McClurry Staff Writer After winning last year’s NWAACC tournament, Coach Davis and his baseball team have been tagged with the biggest target one can be tagged with—champions. The Raiders agree that it’s time to defend the title. Standout pitcher Elliot Morris is poised to defend their title with a repeat ...

Mariners Trade John Jaso

January 21, 2013

Filed under Baseball/Softball, News, Sports

                    Team acquires Michael Morse in three team deal Staff Writer Joe Henrickson It’s been a busy off-season this year for the Seattle Mariners. After finishing with the lowest number of runs scored for the third consecutive season, General Manager, Jack Zduriencik needs to get offense. For a number of years the Mariners tried to bu...

Dolphins Rout Seahawks But Still in Playoff Race

November 29, 2012

Filed under Game Reviews, News, Sports

Glenn Dread Staff Writer  In a game dominated by defense in the first half from both Seahawks and Dolphins, the first touchdown didn’t come until the last 5:41 minutes of the second quarter but it was by Miami Dolphins running-back sensation Reggie bush that drew first blood. One-reason Seattle probably got off to an ...

Raiders athletic booster club supports sports

November 29, 2012

Filed under Other, Soccer, Sports

Christian Read Staff Writer The men’s soccer season this year was called successful, yet, according to Head Coach Mark Lee, next season will be one to get excited about. During Lee’s first year as head coach, his first game started with a win over Tacoma Community College. His last game, a playoff game against Col...

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...

Seasoned veterans dominate at flag football

November 15, 2012

Filed under Other, Sports

Group of diehards fulfill love of the game participating in unofficial college flag football league during freetime Glenn Dread Staff Writer  The Pacific Northwest has not produced many championship caliber teams, with exceptions in the form of the 1979 Seattle Supersonics and the two-time WNBA champion Seattle Storm. ...

Pierce College hosts state championship volleyball game

November 2, 2012

Filed under Campus, News, Sports, Volleyball

Denise Yochum Contributing Writer  Dear College Community, You may have heard that Pierce College will be hosting the WIAA 2A State Volleyball Championships on Friday and Saturday, Nov. 9 and 10, at the FS HEC. This is the first time that Pierce College has had the opportunity to host a state championship event, and it wi...

Kicking it on the green with the men’s team

November 1, 2012

Filed under Soccer, Sports

Mackenzie Hendricks Puyallup Post Staff Writer Assistant coach Micah Wenzel profiles Puyallup campus soccer team's star players This year, the men’s’ soccer team has made quite a few changes. The first change is coaching, and the second is players. Mark Lee, the former assistant coach, stepped up as head coach ...

New squad, new spirit

November 1, 2012

Filed under Sports

Healani Brennan Staff Writer Incoming cheer members form bonds for new season Raiders athletics recently had cheer tryouts, producing six new members. Kelly, Raymond, Tony Robbins, Marissa, Hmway, and Sammy are all part of the team now. They have not been together long, but already the team is getting along well. “We a...

NFL goes pink for crucial catch

October 25, 2012

Filed under Commentary, Sports

Most view the game of football to be aggressive, macho and many times very brutal because of its habit of featuring bone-jarring hits. Impressively, the league breaks away from its norm for the entire month of October. The NFL goes pink to commemorate cancer survivors, raise money for research, raise awareness and honor those...

Fitness center helps staff and students stay fit

October 18, 2012

Filed under Sports

Students and staff stay fit for $20 or less each quarter with memberships to the campus fitness center in the HEC Tamara Kelly Staff Writer As a student, taking the time for yourself can be hectic, especially when days are filled with homework, classes, and attempts to keep a social life. Despite all this, taking the ...

New head coach slides in

September 20, 2012

Filed under Baseball/Softball, News, Sports

­ Kevin Davis leads Raiders baseball into new school year as head coach Tamara Kelly Staff Writer  Three years at Pierce, two years as head assistant, and two years playing for the minor league with the Atlanta Braves are just a few accomplishments for the new men’s baseball team head coach, Kevin Davis. Amid the ...

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