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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...

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...

The 3rd ranked Lady Pirates look ahead after loss
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The 3rd ranked Lady Pirates look ahead after loss

By: Nicole Gunter and James Phillips   After coming off of a dominant six game winning streak, the Pensacola State Lady Pirates suffered their first in-conference hiccup of the year losing a tight game with rival Northwest Florida State College (71-67).   “They did a better job of being able to control the tempo and...

The Arc Gateway Program for Adult Learning and Support (PALS)
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The Arc Gateway Program for Adult Learning and Support (PALS)

By Jennifer Tonnaer Pensacola State College is home to the Arc Gateway Program for Adult Learning and Support (PALS), a unique program that offers customized training for adults 18 and over who have intellectual and developmental disabilities. PALS allows these students to attend college in order to achieve various skills, as well as prepare them...

Honoring Black History Month; Inspiring facts to remember throughout the year
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Honoring Black History Month; Inspiring facts to remember throughout the year

By Kelli Green In February Americans and Canadians celebrate Black History Month. In honor of that celebration here are a few interesting black history facts. During the Haitian revolution, led by Toussaint L’Overtute, the  colony of Santo Domingo (now, Dominican Republic) abolished slavery in 1801 and  on January 1, 1804, former slave and revolutionary general,...

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Chanda Rigby: New Head Coach For Troy University Women’s Basketball

Shauna Cook The Corsair Chanda Rigby has been the Head Coach for Pensacola State Woman’s Basketball for 7 years. She has two State Championships and two third place National Championships under her belt while head coach for PSC. Rigby has just taken the position of head coach of Woman’s basketball for Troy University. “It’s a great opportunity for...

Lady Pirates:Third Place National Champions For Second Year In A Row
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Lady Pirates:Third Place National Champions For Second Year In A Row

Shauna Cook The Corsair The Lady Pirates took Third Place at the 2011-2012 NJCAA National Championship in Salina, Kansas on Saturday, March 24 against Central Arizona winning 73-72. This is the second year in a row for the Pensacola State Lady Pirates to make it to the National Championship and place third out of 16 teams nationwide....