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Tennis team upset by bad call against Ventura

The Brahmas’ tennis team lost the game in Ventura on Tuesday with a final score of 5-4. “We got robbed big time,” the head coach of Pierce’s tennis team, Rajeev Datt, said after the game. “The ref that was there made an atrocious call, I’m going after his job.” Datt believes the game was lost […]

Softball team losses due to mercy rule

After playing first baseman during the first game loss of last Tuesday’s doubleheader at home against Ventura College, Pierce’s Andrea Sixtos pitched the second game in hoping to reverse the fate of the previous game. The game was kept at 2-0 in favor of Ventura for the first two innings, but the efforts from the […]

Softball doubleheader ends in mercy rule

The Pierce softball team continues their nine-game losing streak during a doubleheader March 20 against Ventura.   “They’re obviously playing an opponent that’s better then them,” Athletic Director Bob Lofrano said during the game. “It’s not for lack of effort.”   Ventura’s offense overwhelmed the Brahmas ending the first game in the sixth inning with […]

Tennis team bounces back against Santa Barbara

The previous back-to-back losses combined with the drive to regain a footing for the  playoffs pushed the Brahmas to fight harder than ever for victory against the Santa Barbara Vaqueros. Pierce’s men’s tennis team beat the Vaqueros Thursday, 5-4, mirroring the last time the teams met at Pierce last February that resulted in defeat, 4-5. The […]

Water polo team begins next semester

Pierce College’s Athletic Department will include a Women’s Water Polo team this coming fall and is looking for members.   The new team will be coached by 2008 Olympic water polo silver medalist, Moriah VanNorman, who graduated from the University of Southern California (USC) with a Master’s in TESOL. (Teaching English to Speakers of Other […]

Men’s volleyball team loses to El Camino

The men’s volleyball team lost three of four matches against the El Camino Warriors Friday, but not without putting up a fight.       “A game can be won or lost in the beginning, middle or end of a set,” Brahmas assistant coach Lance Walker said.       During the first match (25-22) […]

Brahmas defend their house against Santa Monica College

Ian Zavala, Brahma’s middle blocker and hitter, marked his kill with anger.   He was letting the Santa Monica College (SMC) Corsairs whose house they had come too.   There has been a known rivalry between the Brahmas and the Corsairs for many years now.   Though the men’s volleyball head coaches for the Brahmas […]

Baseball team beats Glendale College to end two-game losing streak

It was a tied 4-4.   The bottom of the ninth inning, with a man on second and runner on first, it was all up Cody DeSpain, outfielder for the Brahmas.   The next few minutes would decide if the Brahmas would end a two-game losing streak and beat the Glendale College Vaqueros.   “I […]

Men’s volleyball team ends losing streak against Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara’s men’s volleyball team was defeated by the Pierce College Brahmas March 9.   The Brahmas beat the Vaqueros 25 -23, 25-23, 25-20 in Friday’s Western State Conference Southern Division game.   The Brahmas attribute their win to practicing and their technical blocking skills.   “When we block well we can push a lot […]

Bats absent as softball team drops another one

The Pierce College softball team was held to two hits over the course of their game against the Citrus College Thursday. The Brahmas, with a current record of 4-13, suffered a 13-0 thrashing at the hands of the visiting Citrus Owls. The Owls, with a record of 11-8, controlled the pace of the game with […]


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