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extreme sports

May 6, 2013

Filed under Sports

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

Filed under Baseball/Softball, Sports

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 ...

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 ...

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