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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 […]

Fourth loss in last six games for baseball team

Brahmas’ baseball was one run short and had too many errors, again, in Thursday’s game against Mission College. The game consisted on back-to-back runs from both teams beginning at the top of the second inning, where Pierce scored the first run on an RBI by sophomore Fernando Gallegos. The Brahmas outhit the Eagles 16-10, but […]

Bonding helps baseball team with first conference win

Hoping to break out of a two-game losing streak, the Brahmas’ baseball team took on Tuesday’s game against West L.A. with a positive attitude and good team work. The mental change proved to work as it lead them to victory with a final score of 6-3, improving their overall record to 5-10. “Anytime you come […]

Injury plagued tennis loses to Ventura

Injury plagued tennis loses to Ventura

  Pierce College tennis player Moises Cardenas hits a two-handed backhand shot during a home game against Mt. San Jacinto College in Woodland Hills, Calif. on March 8, 2012. Photo by Ava Weintraub Several injuries to regular lineup players affected the Pierce College tennis team in their match against Ventura on Tuesday. The Brahmas lost […]

Defensive errors cost baseball team the game against Valley

Defensive errors and lack of productivity cost the Pierce College baseball team their first conference loss of the season against rivals Valley College Saturday. Even though the Brahmas’ outhit Valley during the game, the Monarchs came on top with a final score of 8-3. The game started off slow as each team did not score […]

A look into the life of the Brahmas’ athletic director

Surrounded by conference titles, coach of the year awards, and a John Lennon poster, Pierce College Athletic Director Bob Lofrano sits comfortably at his desk at the South Gym. “I can’t wait to wake up and go to work to make sure Pierce is headed on the right direction athletically,” Lofrano said. “It’s my job […]

Men’s volleyball team beats alumni in tournament

Men’s volleyball team beats alumni in tournament

Los Angeles Pierce College Brahmas mens volleyball setter Ray De Leon (22) sets a ball up for middle blocker Ian Zavala (1) to spike during one of the games in the Pierce volleyball alumni game held on Saturday March 3, 2012. Both De Leon and Zavala are current members of the mens volleyball team which […]

Late mistakes cost Brahmas’ softball against Southwestern

Defensive miscues and no communication among the players prevented the Brahmas’ softball team to stay in the game against Southwestern College on Tuesday. The Brahmas suffered a 6-1 loss the Jaguars in a hard fought battle. Pierce held the Jaguars’ powerful offense in the first few innings, sustaining defensive momentum up until the 5th, when […]


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