Month: March 2011

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Dragon Age: Origins Review

WADE MANNS – The Corsair By Bioware and Electronic Arts Genre: Role-playing The high-fantasy world of Ferelden is just about to get darker… As has happened many times in its past, a Blight sweeps the land, carrying with it evil, twisted creatures known as Darkspawn. Every land they touch becomes tainted and unlivable, as they...

Lady Pirates claim third place in nation
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Lady Pirates claim third place in nation

The Lady Pirates took third place in the NJCAA Women’s National Basketball Championship, beating Northern Oklahoma 86-63 Saturday night in Salina, Kansas. The Lady Pirates showed more confidence on the court after their loss in the semi-final matchup Friday, taking the lead out the gate and leading by as much as 26 points in the...

Lady Pirates lose semi-final in NJCAA championship
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Lady Pirates lose semi-final in NJCAA championship

The Lady Pirates ended their winning streak and a chance at a national title with a loss 90-75 in the semi-finals against North Idaho College. They will play Northern Oklahoma-Enid Saturday at 5 p.m. for third place in the NJCAA Women’s National Basketball Championship in Salina, Kansas. In the fast-paced game, the Lady Pirates had...

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Lady Pirates Win Second Round in NJCAA National Tournament

The lady Pirates now 34-0 won tonight with a score of 70-49 against Copiah-Lincoln (25-2) from Wesson, Miss. “We’ve been working really hard and we don’t give up” state head coach Chanda Rigby. The team kept their lead through out the whole entire game, even though many 3 pointer shots were missed. Co-Lin fouled out...

Lady Pirates top Malcolm X, advance in NJCAA tourney
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Lady Pirates top Malcolm X, advance in NJCAA tourney

  The Lady Pirates continue their winning ways with a 30-point win over Malcolm X College, Chicago in the first round of the NJCAA Women’s National Basketball Championship.  Pensacola won 80-50.  The win was the first national tournament win for the school’s women’s basketball program. Two players had double-doubles – Jessica Merritt was high point...

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Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions

WADE MANNS – The Corsair By Activision and Beenox Genre: Third-person action/stealth Throughout the years, our favorite wall-crawler Spider-Man has appeared in many games, but few have explored the alternate continuities. (There was a very good Ultimate Spider-Man game a few years back, but no attempts since then). Now you get to experience four of...

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Beyond Good and Evil Review

WADE MANNS – The Corsair By Ubisoft Genre: Third-person action/exploration On the idyllic world of Hillys, things couldn’t really be better: beautiful seas, bright lights of the cities, and caves filled with treasure for the intrepid adventurer. A brave pair of giving souls operating out of a lighthouse in the middle of the vast ocean...

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Lady Pirates win state championship, advance to nationals in Kansas

VERONICA DAVIS – The Corsair The Pensacola State Lady Pirates proved once again that they can’t be stopped with another big win over Northwest Florida State College in the finals of the FCCAA state basketball tournament Saturday night.  Struggling for a lead in the beginning, the Lady Pirates stepped up their intensity on defense and...

Lady Pirates Advance To Championship Game
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Lady Pirates Advance To Championship Game

VERONICA DAVIS – The Corsair Keeping their undefeated title alive, The Pensacola State College Lady Pirates added another win to the books against College Of Central Florida. What started off as a seesaw first half later became a 96-71 win over Central Florida. The teams were tied six times in the first half but the...