Thursday, September 20, 2018

No mercy for Pierce

The Pierce College softball team was beaten by Citrus College 3-17 Feb. 21, with the umpire calling for mercy in the fifth inning. In the first inning, Pierce matched Citrus run for run with Citrus scoring two runs in the top and Pierce answering with two runs in the bottom of the inning.

Mercy call ends softball game early

The Pierce College softball team was beaten by Citrus College 3-17 on Thursday, with the umpire calling for mercy in the fifth inning. In the first inning, Pierce matched Citrus run for run with Citrus scoring two runs in the top and Pierce answering with two runs in the bottom of the inning.

Avoiding the ‘easy left,’ she takes the hard right

When Bea Ramos was seven years old she picked up her first volleyball in her hometown of Davao in the Philippines and fell in love with the game. What she didn't know was that 12 years later she would be playing as a defensive specialist for the Pierce College Brahmas and would place second in Western State Conference Championship, the highest finish in Pierce's history of women's volleyball.

SWAM keeps pool in year-round use

Few students know that Pierce has a short-course meter swimming pool where adults of all ages who love to swim gather for a splash of fun. Everyday you can find the Southwest Aquatic Masters swim team practicing in rain or shine with coach, Fred Shaw, a three-time NCAA Division I Championship Team member for USC, with 20 years experience in Masters Swimming.

B-ball takes third in tournament

The Pierce College Women's Basketball team finished third in the 2006 Rose City Classic Tournament in Pasadena last weekend. The Brahmas' third place finish in the annual tournament was the best in the team's history.

Brahmas 2nd place in state finals is more win than loss

The Brahmas' women's volleyball team went all the way to the state finals in Fresno last weekend before losing to Orange Coast College in the championship match. "It was the best season ever and we had fun," said Bea Ramos. This marked the first time in school history that the women's volleyball team advanced to the championship.

B-ball defense just misses

The fans were cheering as the Brahmas tipped-off their seventh basketball game of the season Friday against the Los Angeles City College Cubs, but later suffered a disappointing loss of 55 to 56. The first half of the game went to the Brahmas, who had a 12- point lead over the Cubs by half time.

Say it ain’t so…

The Pierce women's soccer team was shut out 1-0 against Santa Monica College Saturday in the first round of the Western Southern Conference playoffs. The Brahmas entered the game having won their last three games and finished with a 15-4-3 record. Pierce had not allowed a goal in the last three games, including the last game of the year against the Santa Monica Corsairs.

Soccer goes out with a win

Pierce College defeated Santa Monica College to win the Western State Conference Women's Soccer championship. The Brahmas have won four of the last five conference championships, losing only in 2004. "This is the most satisfying and difficult," said Head Coach Adolfo Perez.

Volleyball prepares for regionals

As they head off another home game on the evening of Nov. 10, the crowd awaited to see an intense game that held everyone to their seats. This wasn't just another game but the girls' volleyball team takes their team effort very seriously. They don't win by luck, but rather by being each other's support.