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Sudden sports suspension stuns Sanderson
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Sudden sports suspension stuns Sanderson

This spring semester was without a doubt the weirdest semester I think any student has ever had. If you told me on January 1st that within a few months we’d go on spring break forever, all sports would be shut down and we would be confined to our homes for weeks at a time attending...

Bill Hamilton Steps into Hall of Fame
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Bill Hamilton Steps into Hall of Fame

By Jaylen Boyd The FCSAA Hall of Fame inducts Pensacola State College (PSC) Bill Hamilton. Hamilton is the eighth PSC administrator/faculty member to be recognized by the organization. He is from Lake City, Florida, and is getting his bachelor’s degree from Huntingdon College. From his beginning as an assistant at Chipola State to a proud Pirate...

PSC Athletics announces 2017-18 Scholar-Athlete Award winners
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PSC Athletics announces 2017-18 Scholar-Athlete Award winners

By Barron Demons      Softball player Lia (Amelia) Johnson and baseball player Richard Sorrenti were named Pensacola State College’s Top Male and Female Scholar-Athletes on Wednesday, June 27.      Johnson, a sophomore from Panama City, graduated with an overall 3.91 grade point average and is a two-time NJCAA Academic Student-Athlete Award recipient, a...

Pensacola native signs with Pirates
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Pensacola native signs with Pirates

By Barron Demons      Shawndarius “Elmo” Cowart played basketball at Pensacola High school and has decided to stay home to play for Head Coach Pete Pena and the Pensacola State Pirates.      A freshman starting for a varsity team doesn’t happen very often. In the case for Cowart, at the point guard position, he...

Belarmino finds familiarity as head volleyball coach
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Belarmino finds familiarity as head volleyball coach

By Barron Demons      The Pirates say farewell to outgoing coach Chris Laird and welcomes in Jennifer Belarmino.      Belarmino officially took over as head coach in April and is a graduate from Ball State University. Before her coaching career, Belarmino served as a fund raiser for organizations such as the American Heart Association...

Seventh inning rally ends Lady Pirates season
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Seventh inning rally ends Lady Pirates season

By Barron Demons The Pirate softball team made a spectacular run to place a bid for the FCSAA (Florida College System Activities Association) Region 8 State Tournament but fell short against Indian River State College (IRSC) 2-1. The Lady Pirates defeated conference opponents Northwest Florida State College (NWFSC) and Gulf Coast State College (GCSC) at...

Pirates punch ticket to state tournament
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Pirates punch ticket to state tournament

By Barron Demons During conference play-in games against rivals Northwest Florida State College (NWFSC) and Gulf Coast State College (GCSC), the Pirates went undefeated and secured a spot in the state tournament. With the number one seed secured by Chipola College, there was a race for the number two seed and a spot to play...

Pirate makes 1st Team All-Panhandle Conference
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Pirate makes 1st Team All-Panhandle Conference

By Barron Demons Alexis “Guz” Guzman shines in her first season as a college softball player and was voted on the First Team All-Panhandle Conference. First Team All-Panhandle Conference is an award given to some of the players who are considered the best in their conference after every season. Guzman is a Miramar, Fla. native...

Natalie Sorensen carries team during final games
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Natalie Sorensen carries team during final games

By Barron Demons In what was arguably the most important game of the season during a play-in tournament and during the FCSAA (Florida College System Activities Association) Region 8 State Tournament, center fielder Natalie Sorensen comes up big for the Pirates. The freshman hails from Monticello, Fla., just outside of Tallahassee. She played at Aucilla...

PSC student takes on E-league
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PSC student takes on E-league

By Jylen Harrell The unbelievable partnership of the NBA and the creators of 2k18 has formed an e-league. Once the news flooded social media, NBA 2k enthusiasts wanted a chance to be professional gamers. For a base salary of $35,000, participants get an opportunity to play in a huge tournament that will be streamed and...