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Softball Game Rained Out


Today's softball game against Lake Sumter has been rained out.  The doubleheader is rescheduled for Friday, March 27th at 2:00 p.m.

Baseball Game Rained Out


Today's baseball game against Inspiration Academy has been rained out.  The doubleheader is rescheduled for Thursday, March 12th at 1:00 p.m.

Rodriguez Picks Up Fourth Win On Mound


Sophomore Danny Rodriguez improved to 4-0 on the mound by pitching seven strong innings in the 8-3 win over Davenport University JV (Mich.). Rodriguez allowed two runs on four hits while striking out five. Sophomore Zach Hessinger went 4 for 4 with a double and 2 RBIs to lead the hitters. Sophomore Bobby Anderson also went 3 for 5 with a triple and 1 RBI. The team improved to 9-3 on the season and will host Inspiration Academy tomorrow in a 1:00 p.m. doubleheader. Bob Peck and Tanner Thompson will be the starting pitchers.

Softball Team Home Opener Tomorrow


The Women's Softball team will host St. Johns River State College in their home opener tomorrow. The doubleheader will begin at 2:00 p.m. The Lady Quista's are currently 2-8 after falling to Davenport University JV (Iowa)10-9 in 8 innings and Alma College JV (Mich.) 6-1 in Clermont yesterday.

Photographer Joseph Gamble "Moments in Place" Exhibit


PHSC's Rao Musunuru, M.D. Art Gallery will exhibit Moments in Place by photographer Joseph Gamble from March 17 through April 16, 2015. The community is invited to an opening reception sponsored by the PHSC Student Government Association, on Tuesday, March 17 from 5 to 7 p.m. in the gallery located on PHSC’s West Campus in New Port Richey.

Gamble grasps a moment in time and portrays it with great depth and truth through his architectural perspective of places and people stateside and abroad. Gamble will discuss his work in a special presentation, followed by a Q&A on Wednesday, March 18, 2015 at 11 a.m. in the Conference Center on West Campus.

The Rao Musunuru, M.D. Art Gallery is located in the Alric C.T. Pottberg Library on the West Campus in New Port Richey. Art gallery hours are 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday. Art exhibits are free and open to the public. For more information about exhibits at the gallery, call 727-816-3231.

Baseball Game Rained Out


The baseball game scheduled for today against Davenport University JV has been rained out.  It has been rescheduled for Friday at 1:00 p.m.

PHSC Falls To St. Petersburg College


The baseball team fell to 8-3 on the season as they lost on the road at St. Petersburg College. Justin Ortiz hit a grand slam in the top of the 5th inning to give PHSC a 5-1 lead, but St. Petersburg rallied off starter Chris McCormick to take a 6-5 lead in the bottom of the sixth. PHSC rallied to tie the score in the top of the seventh inning before SPC scored three runs in the bottom of the eighth against relievers Riley Choate (1-2) and Bob Peck. Ortiz led the hitters going 3 for 5 with 4 RBIs. The team will host Davenport University JV (Mich.) on Tuesday at 3:00 p.m.

Baseball Team Sweeps Southeastern


Pasco-Hernando State College swept a doubleheader from Southeastern University JV 3-0 and 10-2 at the west campus. In game one, Danny Rodriguez (3-0) pitched a one-hitter while striking out 10. The hit was a single with one-out in the top of the 7th inning. Kevin Faulkner led the hitters going 2 for 2 with a RBI. In game two, Jordan Feist (1-0) picked up his first win in relief of starter Tanner Thompson. Danny Raynor led a fifteen hit attack by going 3 for 3 with an RBI. Zack Hessinger also went 3 for 4 with 2 RBIs. The team improved to 8-2 on the season and will travel to St. Petersburg College in Clearwater tomorrow for a 12:00 p.m. game.  Chris McCormick (1-1) will be the starting pitcher.

PHSC Wins For Second Straight Day


Pasco-Hernando State defeated CCBC Catonsville 4-3 at the west campus today. Justin Ortiz led the team at the plate going 3 for 4 with a triple, home run and one RBI. Jordan Ding also went 3 for 5 with a double. Riley Choate (1-1) picked up the win in relief of starter Bob Peck. Adam Arrowood picked up the save. On Tuesday, PHSC defeated Southeastern University JV 16-1 in 6 innings. Danny Rodriguez (2-0) picked up the win. Zach Hessinger went 3 for 5 with an RBI to lead the fourteen hit attack. Kevin Faulkner also went 2 for 4 with 3 RBIs. The team is now 6-2 on the season and will host Southeastern University JV on Saturday in a noon doubleheader.

Black History Month Keynote Speaker: Walter Smith


PHSC has selected Walter L. Smith, Ph.D., recipient of the National Human and Civil Rights Award and author of The Magnificent Twelve: Florida’s Black Junior Colleges, as keynote speaker in recognition of Black History Month.

Four presentations on Smith’s book, The Magnificent Twelve: Florida’s Black Junior Colleges, are scheduled over a two-day period:

Tuesday, February 24

Wednesday, February 25

A high school dropout who received his GED, Smith went on to attend and graduate from one of the Magnificent Twelve: Gibbs Junior College in St. Petersburg. Smith earned bachelor’s and master’s degrees at Florida A&M University and his doctorate in higher education at Florida State University. He was president of FAMU from 1977-1985. Smith was named International Team Leader for Education in the Republic of South Africa. While in South Africa, Smith helped establish the first American-style, community college. Since 2002, Smith founded the Dr. Walter L. Smith Library to serve the community and provide students a place to learn.

Other Black History Month activities include a panel discussion featuring PHSC African-American alumni to be held on Wednesday, February 25, 6 p.m. at East Campus, Dade City, Building A-240.

These presentations are offered at no charge and the public is invited to attend. Schools and organizations are welcome. The schedule of activities, times, dates and locations can be found on the PHSC event calendar.