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Ed Strong is the Sports Editor for The Ebbtide, as well as a contributor to Softball America and UW Dawg Pound. He covers sports, feature reporting and breaking news. Strong is enamored with Tillamook Mudslide ice cream and underbaked chocolate chip cookies.


Sports Calendar – Feb. 21, 2020

Men’s Basketball 6 p.m., Sat., Feb. 22; at Whatcom CC (Bellingham) 7 p.m., Wed., Feb. 26; at Peninsula College (Port Angeles) Women’s Basketball 4 p.m., Sat. Feb. 22; at Whatcom CC (Bellingham) 5 p.m., Wed. Feb. 26; at Peninsula College (Port Angeles) Baseball 11 a.m. and 2 p.m., Sat. Feb. 22; at Pierce College (Puyallup)…

Two Key Wins Thrust SCC Into Postseason Chase

With less than a month left in their season, SCC men’s basketball needed to make a statement to have a chance for the playoffs. Statement made. SCC men’s basketball picked up back-to-back key wins to put themselves back in the thick of the playoff race. While many people were busy watching the Super Bowl last…

Opinion: MLB Unwittingly Incentivizes Cheating

If you follow sports even a little bit, you might have already heard about the sign-stealing scandal rocking Major League Baseball over the past month. What is Sign Stealing? Prior to every pitch, the catcher signals to the pitcher what pitch he’s recommending that the pitcher throw. The pitcher will nod if he agrees, or…

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SCC Ponders Cutting Men’s Soccer, Women’s Team Safe

CORRECTION: An earlier headline for this story suggested men’s soccer has already been cut. The decision has not been finalized, and may be changed. We apologize for the misleading headline. The future of men’s soccer at SCC is in major peril as the school looks for more ways to attempt to balance the budget. On…

Sports Roundup

Want to be able to make conversation with your family during the holiday season? Talk about other people playing with balls of various varieties: It can break the tension. Here’s a rundown of what’s going on in the sports world. SCC Women’s basketball is off to a 4-0 start, already doubling their win total from…

Sports Calendar – Dec. 6, 2019

Men’s Basketball 4 p.m., Sat. Dec. 7; at SCC Gym, vs. Northwest Indian College 7:30 p.m., Wed. Dec. 11; at SCC Gym, vs. Highline College 7:30 p.m., Fri. Dec. 13; at SCC Gym, vs. Christian Faith 7 p.m., Tue. Dec. 17; at SCC Gym, vs. Columbia Basin College 7 p.m., Wed. Dec. 18; at SCC…

Sports Calendar – Nov. 22, 2019

Men’s Basketball 7:30 p.m., Fri, Nov. 22; at College of Southern Idaho (Twin Falls, Idaho) 3:30 p.m., Sat, Nov. 23; at College of Southern Idaho, vs. Utah State Eastern 7:30 p.m., Tue, Dec. 3; at SCC Gym, vs. Tacoma CC Women’s Basketball 5:30 p.m., Tue, Dec. 3; at SCC Gym, vs. Tacoma CC 7 p.m.,…

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A Small Adjustment

SCC Volleyball Player Proves Size Doesn’t Matter It wouldn’t be surprising at all for Ashley Cordero to be an athlete. A middle infielder, a defensive specialist, or almost any position on a soccer field other than goalie. Outside hitter in volleyball is not a position that would come to mind. The 5’4” freshman can be…

Sports Calendar – Nov. 8, 2019

Men’s Basketball 4 p.m., Fri. Nov. 15; at Portland CC, vs. Mt. Hood CC 4 p.m., Sat. Nov. 16; at Portland CC, vs. Chemeketa CC Women’s Basketball 11 a.m., Fri. Nov. 15; at Tacoma CC, vs. Highline College 1 p.m., Sat. Nov. 16; at Tacoma CC 7 p.m., Wed. Nov. 20; at Green River College…

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