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Panthers name four NWAC soccer All-Stars!
  • Bryan Tapia Silva named 2018 NWAC All-Star - Position: forward, Year: freshman, Goals: 9, Points: 19
  • Dorian Contreras Bran named 2018 NWAC All-Star - Position: mid-fielder, Year: freshman, Points: 5, Record: 7-5 (.583)
  • Juan JJ Huerta named 2018 NWAC All-Star - Position: defender, Year: sophomore, Record: 5-3-2, Away record: 4-1
  • named 2018 NWAC All-Star - Position: mid-fielder, Year: sophomore, Points: 3, Record: 7-5(.583)

Karla Herrera, Dorian Contreras Bran, Bryan Tapia Silva, and Juan "JJ" Huerta.

These Panthers played tremendously during the 2018 season and have inked their spot as top of the conference student-athletes.

Panther Soccer Teams advance to NWAC playoffs
soccer playoffs poster

Both the Men's and Women's PCC soccer teams have placed third in their respective region. The 2018 NWAC Soccer Championships will be held on November 9 and 11 in Tukwila, WA at the Starfire Complex. The men remained a top competitor this season. The women completely turned around their program, from winning zero games one season ago to being in a position to compete for a championship. Our soccer programs have continued to exceed and set the bar – Panther Pride!

Student-athletes earn scholarships to 4-year schools
K.J. Bosco

Men's basketball, 2018 - PCC to Western Washington University 

KJ Bosco, a 6'7" Forward from PCC, has been offered a scholarship to continue his basketball career at Western Washington University, where he will be joined by fellow PCC teammate, Cameron Retherford. Over the course of his PCC tenure, KJ appeared in 60 games, averaging 13.4 points and 7 rebounds. His versatility allowed him to hit three-or-more 3-pointers in 9 games and shot 42% beyond the arc. PCC finished their season 26-6 and advanced the Final Four. Head Coach for the WWU Vikings stated; "We are thrilled about KJ and what he brings to this team. He is a very versatile player and has the ability to stretch the floor." Read more:

Cameron Retherford

Men's basketball, 2018 - PCC to Western Washington University 

Cameron Retherford, received a scholarship to continue his basketball career at NCAA Division II Western Washington University. Cameron developed his game tremendously throughout the season and led the Panthers to a 26-6 record along with clinching the Southern Region title. Cameron averaged 13 points, 7 rebounds and over 1 block per game. He was named to the NWAC First-Team and recognized as a leader of the team. Cam has set a precedent at PCC for years to come. Read more:

Lane Josi

Men's basketball, 2018 - PCC to Black Hills University

Lane Josi received a full-ride scholarship to Black Hills State University (BHSU) in South Dakota. BHSU is a member school of the Rock Mountain Athletic Conference and participates in NCAA Division II. Lane was a vital component for the Panthers this season and helped the team win the NWAC Southern Region title.

Lane averaged 12 points and 7 rebounds during the 2017-18 season. He is an honor roll student and continues to demonstrate leadership and strong character on and off the court. PCC and the community are looking forward to supporting Lane on his athletic journey and proudly representing Panther Pride. Read more:

Amber Szmyd

Women's basketball, 2018 - PCC to Multnomah University

Amber Szmyd, a member of PCC Women’s Basketball program has received a scholarship to continue to her basketball career at Multnomah University. Amber is a shooting guard and is looking to continue to elevate her game at this 4-year institution.

Amber is from Fairbanks, Alaska and has had a quite a journey throughout her basketball career. She averaged 11 points last season for the Panthers and shot 32% from three.

Looking forward to watching Amber develop as a basketball player and a great student. Good luck, Amber! Read more:

Daniel Betancourt, Juan Inzunza, Majed Kelani

Men's Soccer, 2017 - PCC to Warner Pacific University

Men's basketball advances to NWAC Final Fourbracket showing PCC playing North Idaho in semifinals.  North Idaho goes on to win the bracket.

The PCC men's basketball team finished the season with an outstanding record of 26-6. The team qualified for the NWAC Championship Tournament in Everett, WA and advanced to the Final Four before a close loss to North Idaho. Read more:

New women's soccer head coach: Kelly Raddar
Kelly has demonstrated great passion, commitment and recruiting skills in his coaching experience. He will be a great addition in helping this program head in the right direction and I couldn’t be more excited to have him on board. Coach Basma

Kelly Raddar joins the PCC Women’s Soccer coaching staff after coaching most recently at Treasure Valley Community College in Ontario, Oregon.

Kelly has coached at the ODP, high school and collegiate levels for over 18 years. He has also served as Director of Coaching, and holds several coaching licenses including USSF D, NSCAA Regional, NSCAA Advanced Regional, and has an advanced coaching diploma.

Lady Panthers in group shot at Portland World Cup
Portland World Cup

PCC had a wonderful opportunity to showcase our athletic programs and recognize our student-athlete refugees who have created opportunities to play at 4-year institutions.

The Lady Panthers were the 2018 Portland World Cup Champions!