Pierce Pioneer

The difference between baseball and softball

Nik Gugelman, Sports Editor

April 15, 2015

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, 2014

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, 2014

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...

Pierce Baseball Team are NWAACC Western Divisions Champions

Pierce Baseball Team are NWAACC Western Divisions Champions

May 19, 2014

Dominic Wilkerson Staff Writer The Raiders were against Tacoma Titans in a race to capture the West...

Raider Athletics looking to add new facility

April 22, 2014

Filed under Baseball/Softball, Front Page, 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, 2014

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, 2013

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, 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

Filed under Baseball/Softball, Sports

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...

from south africa and here to play

May 6, 2013

Filed under Baseball/Softball, Sports

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...

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...

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