Category Archives: Athletics
As Pierce College embarks on a year-long celebration of its 50th anniversary in 2016-17, officials are seeking nominations for a special class of Athletics Hall of Fame inductees. Established in 2009, the Pierce College Athletics Hall of Fame was created to recognize and honor the achievements of former student-athletes, coaches, staff and alumni.
They said at the outset that the 2013 season promised to be one of “firsts” for Pierce Women’s Volleyball. Athletic Director Duncan Stevenson and Head Coach Doug Carlson weren’t kidding. Following the departure of last year’s all-sophomore squad, Carlson had to completely re-load the roster and hope for the best. Mid-season that’s what he got:
Our second and final round of fall tryouts are approaching fast and we want to see YOU there! We encourage both men and women to try out. Running Start students are welcome to tryout as well. Oct. 3 : First day of fall tryouts (Instructional) 5-8 p.m. Oct. 4: Second day of fall tryouts (Instructional)
Raider fans can get their crazy on for a new team: women’s soccer. Pierce College is fielding a team of about 20 women to compete in the Northwest Athletic Association of Community Colleges. Team tryouts will be Aug. 9 and 10. Practice begins Aug. 12 at the team’s home field, Heritage Recreation Center in Puyallup.
Congratulations to Raider Baseball player Wesley “Wes” Hoskins for making the American Baseball Coaches Association/Rawlings All-American team. Hoskins is the fourth Raider Baseball player in Pierce College history to receive the national honor, according to Pierce College Athletic Director Duncan Stevenson.
Recent Pierce College grad and Raiders pitcher Elliot Morris has signed a contract with the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim. On Monday, the Federal Way Mirror quoted Baseball America as saying Morris and the Angels inked the contract, and Morris will receive a $387,300 signing bonus. Here’s a link to the story: http://bit.ly/14NcATG On Monday night, Morris sent
Raiders pitcher Elliot Morris is heading off to his field of dreams. The Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim drafted the right-handed pitcher this morning in the fourth round of the Major League Baseball amateur draft. “I’m so happy to be picked. It’s the perfect team,” Morris said in a telephone interview, minutes after learning the
Cross your fingers for Raiders pitcher Elliot Morris. He’s expected to be drafted during the three-day Major League Baseball amateur draft that begins today, Thursday, June 6. According to BaseballAmerica.com’s pre-draft ranking, Morris is the number 5 prospect from the state of Washington, and number 227 in the nation. The draft runs this afternoon through
The Raiders broke the school record for wins, won the league championship and finished eighth in the conference. Read the Puyallup Herald story about the Raiders’ memorable season.
The Raider Men’s Basketball team took another giant step into the Pierce College history books, with an 83-68 win over Green River CC on Saturday night. The win clinched the Western Division Title, the team’s first since 2007, and just the fourth in the program’s history. The win improved the team’s record to 14-1 (22-4