Month: October 2011

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Kick Off for the Basketball Season: Green and White Games

Shauna Cook The Corsair Pensacola State Lady Pirates and Pirates kicked off the season with their Green and White Game Oct. 20. The Lady Pirates kicked it off with their game at 4 p.m. The Green Team took the win 44-42. Head Coach for the Green Team was Marcie Grace and Assistant Coach was Katherine...

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“Sophomore Night” Victory for the Lady Pirates

Shauna Cook The Corsair Victory for the Lady Pirates against Gulf Coast College Oct. 19 in a 3 set win; 25-14, 25-20, and 25-16…   The night started off honoring the 4 Sophomores that have been a HUGE contribute to the Lady Pirates success this season. Karson Hinds; setter, graduated from Niceville High School and...

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Another Win for Lady Pirates

PENSACOLA STATE vs FAULKNER STATE “Sun chiefs”   The Lady Pirates take the win Thurs. night, Oct. 6, in a 3 set match beating the Sun chiefs 25-15, 25-12, and 25-18.   “I’m happy we won and we played hard,” said Tara Vatter-#13, “We’ve been practicing a lot and it shows.”   All of the...

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The Guidry Girls

Shauna Cook The Corsair No, you’re not seeing double this year on the volleyball court. It’s actually the Guidry sisters, sophomore Emily and freshman Sarah. And if they look familiar, their sister Jessica played here in 2008-2009. When  Sarah graduates next year, the event will mark five years straight with a Guidry on the volleyball...

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Sports injury? help is a call away

Shauna Cook The Corsair The Pensacola State College Training Center started a sports injury hotline two months ago for Pensacola State College students, faculty, staff, and the community. “It’s a 24/7 hotline,” said Deb Lee, head trainer of the Training Center. The hotline has three licensed trainers: Deb Lee, Melissa McShan, and Lacey Toth, who...

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Pirates welcome new trainer

Shauna Cook The Corsair Melissa McShan is the Pirates’ new physical trainer.  She got her Bachelors in Kinesiology at University of Northern Texas and her Masters Degree of Science in Sports Management from Southern Mississippi. She did internships and worked at Clemson, Jacksonville State University, and Alabama. “I got to work with the WNBA Detroit...

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Dance and cheer teams prepare for upcoming season

A-mila West The Corsair Efforts are still under way to recruit more members for the cheer and dance squad that will support this season’s Pensacola State College men and women’s basketball teams. Coach LaRita Carter has held four auditions since the beginning of fall semester to search for talent. While currently there are only six...

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College football not in PSC’s future

Brian McLellan The Corsair The Pensacola area has always worshiped college football like a religion.  Yet somehow it has taken until 2011 before talks of having a college football program actually exist in the area. Though the closest Division-1 program is in Tallahassee, and another is soon going to be in Mobile, there are no...

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Breakfast: Fuel for Thought

Torie Hutchinson The Corsair The sunrise is a signal for most people to wake up for the new day. Grabbing a bite to eat after waking up has become a normal tradition. According to Better Health Magazine, “Breakfast is considered an important meal because it breaks the overnight fasting period, replenishes your supply of glucose...

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Arts at the Anna and Ashmore

Rabecca Rogers The Corsair Pensacola State College seeks high praise for their arts and theatre performances this semester.  Hoping to fall nothing short of a standing ovation and honorable review, Don Snowden, the department head of music and theatre and Vivian Spencer, gallery director for the Anna Lamar Switzer Center for Visual Arts, have planned...