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Where sports fall, eSports rise
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Where sports fall, eSports rise

Online based sports, fantasy leagues rise in popularity By Alex Naselius, John Seward & Jay Phillips It used to be that a sports team was comprised of neighborhood friends; now it would be quicker and easier to hop on a computer or PlayStation and connect with a gamer in South Korea faster than it would...

Barron Sees: Williams prepares for season
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Barron Sees: Williams prepares for season

By Barron Demons A player certainly has talent if they are invited to the Nike Elite Youth Basketball League. Pensacola State Sophomore guard Gerald Williams has the size and athleticism to be a dynamic player at whatever level he plays. I witnessed Williams at one of the home games against Gulf Coast last year do...

New season, new energy, new Pirates: Men’s & Women’s Basketball
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New season, new energy, new Pirates: Men’s & Women’s Basketball

By Chris Sharp Men’s Basketball With fall approaching, basketball fans know the season is on the horizon. Pensacola State College (PSC) men’s basketball team is preparing for the start of the 2017-18 season. Last season’s men’s basketball team finished 12-15 in addition to losing their last five conference games. On first glance, Pirates fans could...

New faces of PSC sports
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New faces of PSC sports

Coaches introduce incoming Pirate athletes By Jay Phillips and Chris Sharp Pensacola State College (PSC) hosted its “Meet the Athlete” event in the Hartsell Arena’s Lou Ross Center on Thursday, Sept. 28. At this event, PSC’s coaches introduced their new teams. In addition to a few familiar faces and a few new transfers, PSC’s five...

Jay’s Parlay: PELS2PCOLA
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Jay’s Parlay: PELS2PCOLA

By Jay Philips Pensacola was recently given the opportunity to join the NBA’s G-League as the farm league team of the New Orleans Pelicans. Launched by the group “PELS2PCOLA”, this move would provide a lot of entertainment to the area as well as tourism, money and the opportunity for a new sports complex and a...

Player Spotlight: Erica Greek
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Player Spotlight: Erica Greek

By Chris Sharp Erica Greek is a sophomore pitcher for our lady Pirates baseball team from Thomasville, GA. She has helped lead her team to an overall record of 18-15, while being in one of the toughest conferences in the country, playing teams like Chattanooga State and Jones County, two teams that are known to give PSC...

Chipola wins against Pirates
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Chipola wins against Pirates

#3 Chipola College too much for Lady Pirates The Lady Pirates traveled to Mariana to face off against the Chipola College Indians on Saturday for their 4th conference game of the season. Former NJCAA Player of the Week, Ahyiona Vason, had a great game for the Lady Pirates, coming away with 15 points as well...

Pirates Keep State Tournament Hopes Alive
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Pirates Keep State Tournament Hopes Alive

By: James Phillips The men’s basketball team was able to ride an extremely explosive first half to a victory over the Gulf Coast State Commodores. With this win the men were able to snag their first conference win of the season and give some serious meat to the hope of obtaining themselves a spot in...

Lady Pirates can’t outlast #1 Gulf Coast State
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Lady Pirates can’t outlast #1 Gulf Coast State

By: James Phillips Jan. 18 2017  Our Pensacola State Lady Pirates welcomed the Gulf Coast State Commodores to Hartsell Arena tonight for a matchup of nationally ranked top ten teams. Hoping to upset the #1 Commodores, the Lady Pirates (ranked #10), came into the game pumped up and ready to dominate. Nia Johnson played an...

Lady Pirates Bounce Back
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Lady Pirates Bounce Back

By: James Phillips January 29, 2017 With a great team effort the 14th ranked Lady Pirates were able to take down the 18th ranked Northwest Florida State Raiders, 83-75 in an exciting overtime win. Five different players registered points in double figures for the Lady Pirates as they were able to earn their second conference...