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Mixing it up with Grady Duncan

December 27, 2011

Filed under Other, Sports, Video

Here's our exclusive interview with Grady Duncan after his submission win by rear naked choke at the Battle Of The Belts. Held in Pierce College Fort Steilacoom's Health Education Center.   Here are the highlights from the night! Part 2

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...

Basketball On the roll

December 27, 2011

Filed under News, Sports

DHFT student Daniel Clarke has been a paraplegic sense the age of 15, injured in a playground accident in August of 1991 fracturing his back at his T3. Daniel moved to Pierce County in 1992 with his family from Hawaii. With in six months he hooked up with his friend Dave Stump and began playing wheelchair basketball. Daniel...

Training Gets Personal

December 27, 2011

Filed under Campus, News, Other, Sports

Diane Lynch a recent graduate of the DHFT certification program is the new personal trainer at the Hec. Diane’s Passion for staying fit led her to leave her job as a pharmacy technician and attend Pierce College Diagnostic Health and Fitness Technician certification course. Diane became interested in health and fitness...

Rough Game for the Raiders

December 18, 2011

Filed under Soccer, Sports

The Raiders took on the Chemeteka Storm on Oct. 11. Coming into the game, Pierce (3-4-1) sat in 3rd in the NWAACC South, while Chemeteka (5-2-0) sat right ahead in 2nd place. A win in this matchup would have put the Raiders up in the standings by a point. Early on in the match, with the rain pouring down, both teams stru...

Spotlight: Jennie Demick

December 15, 2011

Filed under News, Sports, Volleyball

Sports can often be a helpful tool in a student’s development over time, and for Jennie Demick learning to play volleyball changed her life forever. Before Demick found her passion for volleyball, she and her sister grew up in foster care. At the age of seven, Demick was with her third foster family.  A couple adopted...

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