Athletics News

  • Porterville College Volleyball, Basketball schedules now available online
    August 15, 2017
    Another exciting season of Porterville College Athletics is just around the corner, the Pirates' 2017 fall and winter sports schedules are now posted online for viewing.
  • Women's Volleyball: Long-time COS head coach Pete Rasmussen to lead Porterville College
    June 22, 2017
    Pete Rasmussen, who led rival College of the Sequoias for 15 years, has been named the new head coach of women's volleyball at Porterville College.
  • Athletics: Porterville College hosts annual Academic and Athletic Achievement Awards
    May 09, 2017
    The 2016-17 athletic season recently came to a close for the Porterville College Pirates and last week, the Athletic Department honored 18 student-athletes as well as a pair of special Pirate supporters at the annual Academic and Athletic Achievement Awards ceremony.
  • Softball: Pirates wrap up season with losses to West Hills
    April 20, 2017
    The 2017 season came to a close for the Porterville College softball team on Thursday as the Pirates dropped a Central Valley Conference doubleheader on the road to West Hills College Coalinga. Porterville ends the year with an 11-23 overall record and went 7-13 in the CVC to finish in seventh place in the final standings.
  • Baseball: Grader goes the distance in PC win over Cerro Coso
    April 19, 2017
    Sophomore Jordon Grader tossed eight shutout innings before allowing a pair of runs in the ninth, but held on for a complete-game victory as Porterville College beat the visiting Cerro Coso College Coyotes by a final score of 6-2 on Wednesday to open a three-game Central Valley Conference series.
  • Baseball: Pirates snap streak with 11-2 win at Antelope Valley
    April 10, 2017
    Freshman shortstop Jose Narvaiz had a day at the plate to remember. The lead off batter paced the Porterville College offense going 4 for 6 while scoring four runs scored and driving in three to help lead the Pirates to an 11-2 win over the Antelope Valley College Marauders in Lancaster on Monday.
  • Softball: Porterville wins fifth straight, beat Merced 3-2 in doubleheader opener
    April 06, 2017
    The Porterville College softball team ran its season-best winning streak to five games thanks to its narrow 3-2 win at Merced College on Thursday. Unfortunately, the streak came to an end later on after the Blue Devils handed the Pirates an 11-0 loss.
  • Baseball: Pirates edged 3-2 at Sequoias
    April 06, 2017
    Porterville College sophomore pitcher Matt Weis turned in a quality start, allowing three runs and four hits in a complete-game effort, but the Pirates' offense left 14 runners on base in a narrow 3-2 loss at College of the Sequoias on Thursday.
  • Baseball: Pirates' offense silenced by Reedley in three-game CVC sweep
    March 25, 2017
    The Porterville College bats couldn't get much going over a three-game Central Valley Conference series and were swept by the Reedley College Tigers. The set wrapped up on Saturday with a 9-0 loss at Reedley as the Pirates were held hitless.
  • Softball: Pirates drop doubleheader at Sequoias
    March 16, 2017
    Porterville College suffered a pair of Central Valley Conference losses on Thursday, falling by scores of 7-2 and 3-2 at College of the Sequoias. Freshman Taylor Maddox had a pair of hits and a RBI to lead the Pirates at the plate.
  • Baseball: Pirates' slide continues with conference loss at Taft
    March 14, 2017
    Porterville College first baseman Dane Wasden (pictured) went 3 for 4 with a double but his good day at the plate was overshadowed by poor defensive play by the Pirates in a 9-1 loss at Taft College on Tuesday.
  • Softball: Pirates shutout in home loss to Merced
    March 14, 2017
    The Porterville College softball team totaled four hits but couldn't bring anyone around to score in a 4-0 Central Valley Conference loss to visiting Merced College on Tuesday.
  • Baseball: PC's Lozano, Prieto named to CCCBCA Academic All-State team
    March 14, 2017
    Porterville College not only produces quality individuals on the field, but also in the classroom. Two fine examples are the Pirate student-athletes Brandon Lozano and Jose Prieto who were recently named to the California Community College Baseball Coaches Association (CCCBCA) Academic All-State team.
  • Baseball: Pirates' bats quiet in lopsided losses to Merced
    March 11, 2017
    The Porterville College baseball team will be glad to not have face Merced College again this season. On Saturday, the Pirates wrapped up their three-game Central Valley Conference series with a 16-0 loss in Porterville to the Blue Devils. Marcos Alvarez went 3 for 4 with a double and RBI in Saturday's defeat.
  • Softball: Pirates edged at Fresno, 2-1
    March 07, 2017
    Freshman Taylor Maddox continued her hot hitting on Tuesday, going 3 for 4 with a double and RBI but Porterville College couldn't hold a slim lead and fell 2-1 at Fresno City College.
  • Baseball: Pirates fall in CVC opener 6-0 to Merced
    March 07, 2017
    It was a tough way to open the 2017 Central Valley Conference schedule for Porterville College. The Pirates managed just one hit and lost 6-0 to visiting Merced College in both teams' conference opener on Tuesday.
  • Baseball: Pirates can't hold late lead, fall 7-6 at MPC
    March 03, 2017
    Leading 6-2 heading into the bottom of the seventh inning, Porterville College couldn't close out the win and suffered a 7-6 non-conference loss at Monterey Peninsula College on Friday.
  • Softball: Porterville swept by Taft in CVC doubleheader
    March 02, 2017
    Coming off their first win of the season on Tuesday, the Porterville College Pirates couldn't keep the momentum going and suffered a pair of losses to Taft College in a Central Valley Conference doubleheader at home on Thursday. Taylor Maddox went 4 for 8 with 3 RBI over both games to lead PC.
  • Men's Basketball: Haynes inducted into Porterville College Hall of Fame
    March 02, 2017
    PC men's basketball head coach and former Pirate student-athlete Rob Haynes was recently inducted into the Porterville College Hall of Fame. The seventh annual Hall of Fame induction ceremony was held on Feb. 25 at the River Island Country Club in Porterville.
  • Softball: Pirates rout Cerro Coso 14-0 in five innings for first win
    February 28, 2017
    Freshman first baseman Mckenzie Hendricks went a perfect 4 for 4 with a pair of doubles and 3 RBI to help lead Porterville College to its first win, a 14-0 victory at Cerro Coso College in their conference opener on Tuesday.
  • Softball: PC swept in doubleheaders at Gavilan, Cabrillo
    February 24, 2017
    The Porterville College Pirates are still in search of their first win of the season after dropping a pair of doubleheaders in the Bay Area. Sophomore Britnei Murray led the Pirates offense over the weekend, batting .500 over four games by going 5 for 10.
  • Baseball: Pirates lose slugfest 14-10 vs. Folsom Lake
    February 25, 2017
    Porterville College tied a season-high with 10 hits but the Pirates fell behind early and couldn't come back late in a 14-10 non-conference loss to visiting Folsom Lake College on Saturday.
  • Baseball: Wasden smacks two home runs in PC loss at Barstow
    February 21, 2017
    Sophomore first baseman Dane Wasden (pictured) launched a pair of home runs and drove in all four runs for Porterville College but the Pirates were still outhit by Barstow College and suffered a 14-4 non-conference loss on the road on Tuesday.
  • Baseball: Porterville drops two at home vs. unbeaten Ohlone
    February 18, 2017
    Facing one of the hottest teams in the state, Porterville College lost a pair of non-conference games at home on Saturday, falling by scores of 18-3 and 11-0 to the unbeaten Ohlone College Renegades.
  • Men's Basketball: Pirates come up on losing end of high-scoring game at Merced
    February 18, 2017
    Freshman Malik McCowan tied a season-high with 34 points, but Porterville College closed out the 2016-17 season with a tough 104-97 loss in overtime at Merced College on Saturday night.
  • Women's Basketball: Pirates close season with loss at Merced
    February 18, 2017
    Sophomore Denisheun Jackson scored 16 points in Porterville's season-ending loss at Merced College on Saturday. Jackson scored in double digits in all 26 games this season and led the Central Valley Conference with 20.1 points and 11.2 rebounds per game.
  • Men's Basketball: Pirates continue surge with win over Sequoias
    February 08, 2017
    Freshman Malik McCowan scored a season-high 34 points to help lead the Porterville College Pirates to an 85-68 win over the visiting College of the Sequoias Giants on Wednesday night.
  • Women's Basketball: Porterville can't keep up with No. 6 COS
    February 08, 2017
    Sophomore Denisheun Jackson scored in double-figures for her 23rd consecutive game but Porterville College couldn't keep up with No. 6 state-ranked College of the Sequoias as the Pirates fell 86-57 at home in a Central Valley Conference game.
  • Softball: Pirates drop two on opening day at West Valley
    February 04, 2017
    The Porterville College softball team is still in search of its first win of the season after dropping a pair of tough games at West Valley College in Saratoga on Saturday. The Pirates suffered a 10-5 loss to host West Valley in their 2017 season-opener and then were edged 6-5 in extra innings by Santa Rosa Junior College.
  • Softball Preview: Pirates looking to improve in 2017
    February 05, 2017
    Porterville College Softball head coach Vickie Dugan has seen a lot over her 20 years at the college. But the 2017 season go in any direction. With just four starters returning from last season, Dugan will need to get contributions from some key newcomers for her Pirates to contend in a tough Central Valley Conference.
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