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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 ...

Local man becomes advocate for Title IX compliance

September 19, 2012

Filed under Feature, News, Sports

Director of district athletics sheds light on college’s Title IX status after a mysterious man arouses attention toward the amendment Healani Brennan Staff Writer  A determined citizen who has asked the college not to identify him went to all 34 colleges in the state with NWAAC sports teams asking for the Title IX...

Raiders make Pierce history winning first at NWACC’s

June 10, 2012

Filed under Baseball/Softball, Sports

Andrea Bell Staff Writer On memorial day weekend the Raider men were in Longveiw, Washington, going to work against the other baseball teams that had also fought their way to the NWAACC competition. For the first time in Pierce Raider history the men’s baseball team swept the NWAACC’s and took first place. Bringing home a win like this is an amazing feat for the Raid...

Relief for delayed onset muscle soreness

June 7, 2012

Filed under News, Sports

Six easy tips to help get rid of pesky after workout pain Tamara Kelly Staff Writer After a big workout the fluid retention may be the cause of all that pain and stiffness from sore muscles. Here are few tips that can help alleviate the pain and get you back on the treadmill. Drink some orange juice after a tough workou...

Sports editor’s column

June 7, 2012

Filed under News, Sports

     Hey Raiders, next year The Pioneer is having a major staff turn over. That being so we are looking for new writers and editors.      If one is interested in such an opportunity, they can come by the Pioneer office Sunrise 115, and fill out an application.      It’s important we hurry with this because we still ne...

The Mariners plan to make a positive change

May 25, 2012

Filed under Other, Sports

Marqus Ellis Staff Writer Trusting in the Mainers reconstruction blueprint will take both faith and patience but the fans have heard it all before and after six last places finishes in the past eight years, they want results not the promise of change. The club house of the Seattle Mariners are wondering when they will get ...

Raider men take Western Region Championship

May 25, 2012

Filed under Baseball/Softball, Sports

One final win against TCC gave the men’s baseball team the regional title and allows them to move on to the NWACC’s Andrea Bell Staff Writer The men’s baseball team has had an impressive season, ending with a record of 22-2 in their league season. This made them the western region champions. With the talented coaching staff and the very talented team, whose skill...

From player to coordinator

May 20, 2012

Filed under Sports

Rachel Kalac works hard to provide best possible experience for Raider teams Andrea Bell Staff Writer The athletic department works hard to make sure their programs are properly funded, and that the athletes are doing what they are supposed to be doing. A lot of work goes into making games a reality for the Raiders. ...

Walk your way to a better you

May 20, 2012

Filed under Sports

Andrea Bell Staff Writer With the sun finally starting to peek out more students’ find they want to start spending more time outside. Lucky for them, Washington is a beautiful state with many lovely trails, many being right by campus. Located about 15 to 20 minutes off campus is chambers creek golf course and wa...

Relief for delayed onset muscle soreness

May 17, 2012

Filed under News, Other, Sports

Six easy tips to help get rid of pesky after workout pain Tamara Kelly Staff Writer After a big workout the fluid retention may be the cause of all that pain and stiffness from sore muscles. Here are few tips that can help alleviate the pain and get you back on the treadmill. Drink some orange juice after a toug...

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