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Online Extra: Women's basketball finishes seventh at Nationals

Online Extra: Women’s basketball finishes seventh at Nationals

Story by Eric Townsend Photos by Daniel Gaona The Pima Community College women’s basketball team finished a bittersweet fifth place at Nationals, as a key injury and inopportune foul trouble may have cost the team its championship dreams. The No. 5 seed Aztecs (28-8) opened the National Junior College Athletic Association National Championships with a […]

Online Extra: Men's basketball puts itself on the map with 7th place finish

Online Extra: Men’s basketball puts itself on the map with 7th place finish

Story by Chris Beck Photo by Daniel Gaona A year ago, the Pima Community College men’s basketball team was 10-20 and had never made an appearance on the national stage. Today, the Aztecs have turned the program around, capping a “magical” 20-16 season by placing seventh in its first trip to Nationals. The Aztecs locked […]

Track & Field teams reaching new heights

Track & Field teams reaching new heights

Story and photo by Daniel Gaona At mid-season, the Pima Community College men’s and women’s track and field teams are ahead of schedule. “We’re pretty much halfway through the season and now we go into this stretch with meets every weekend,” head coach Greg Wenneborg said. “We’re shooting all the way through to the end […]

Baseball concerned about pitching

Baseball concerned about pitching

By James Sargent Photo by Daniel Gaona The Pima Community College baseball team is struggling with just over 20 games remaining. The Aztecs are 10-22-1 on the season and the main concerns stand in pitching and defense. Errors and earned runs are taking over the box scores and have been the Achilles’ heels all season. […]

Women’s tennis dominant in first win of season

Women’s tennis dominant in first win of season

By Steve Choice Photo by Daniel Gaona The Scottsdale Community College women’s tennis team probably would’ve been happy if strong winds and a light rain had been all they had to deal with in their match on March 23 at the Tucson Racquet Club. Unfortunately for them, a hungry Pima Community College women’s squad was […]

Athletic Voice: March Madness goes wild, stay tuned for more

Athletic Voice: March Madness goes wild, stay tuned for more

By Daniel Gaona Multiple buzzer beaters, 15 upsets, 15 games decided by five points or less, four games that went into overtime. I forgot to mention that the overall No. 1 seed Kansas fell in the second round. Wow. There is just no word to describe the first two rounds of March Madness this year. […]

Men’s tennis team moving on after tough loss

Men’s tennis team moving on after tough loss

Story and photo by Daniel Gaona After starting close to perfect, the Pima Community College men’s tennis team hit a speed bump it didn’t want to navigate. Pima lost 9-0 to conference power Scottsdale Community College on March 23, the worst loss of the season yet. “It was not the best day for Pima,” head […]

Soccer tryouts coming soon

Soccer tryouts coming soon

Story and photo by James Kelley Aztecs will soon have their chance to join Pima Community College’s highly regarded soccer teams as both squads are holding tryouts. The women have a one-day open tryout on March 27 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the West Campus soccer field. The team was conference champion and […]

Women's golf to host tournament

Women’s golf to host tournament

As it gets ready to host a tournament, a rare occurrence, the Pima Community College women’s golf team continued its success. On March 29 and 30, the Aztecs will host a tournament at Silverbell Golf Course, 3600 N. Silverbell Road, starting at 11 a.m. It is Pima’s only home tournament of the year. The men’s […]

Men's golf finishes fourth at tournament

Men’s golf finishes fourth at tournament

The Pima Community College men’s golf team placed fourth at its latest tournament March 19-20 at the Palm Valley Golf Course. The Aztecs shot 610, 34 shots over the winners, South Mountain Community College. The tournament was hosted by Glendale Community College in Litchfield. Sophomore Joseph Molina led the way for Pima, shooting 149 over […]

ASK GABI: Quit looking for love

ASK GABI: Quit looking for love

By Gabi Piña I’ve always been fascinated by our society. I love talking to strangers who will give me any insight into their lives. Lately, I’ve been paying attention to the relationships people maintain with their partners. It’s absurd that a person can claim to be in love with someone while still being flirtatious towards […]

Depression: Don’t listen to ‘Fat Voice’

Depression: Don’t listen to ‘Fat Voice’

Illustration by Isabel Cardenas   Editor’s note: This is the final story in a four-part series portraying one woman’s personal experience of depression, with a bit of advice thrown in.   By Liza Porter The Fat Voice is back. I hadn’t heard it in years, until the other day when I heard it say: “Don’t […]

College obtains federal stimulus funds to save adult education

College obtains federal stimulus funds to save adult education

College obtains federal funds to save adult education By William Brown Pima Community College will spend federal stimulus funds to preserve adult education. The state budget for 2011 removes all funding for adult education, including $600,000 allocated to PCC. The cut meant Pima would lose $3.4 million in matching federal funds. Chancellor Roy Flores announced […]

Pima Music Society: New student club welcomes members

Pima Music Society: New student club welcomes members

Story and photos by David Mendez Music lovers rejoice! The Pima Music Society at West Campus is now active and inviting students from all fields who enjoy music to join them at their meetings. The club started in earnest this semester, but has been a project in the mind of member Jonny Mullins for more […]

God of War 3 worth the hype

God of War 3 worth the hype

By D.J. Ochoa After three years in development and with gamers counting down the days until they can play God of War 3, the wait is finally over. GOW3 marks the finale in Kratos’ search for vengeance towards the gods and the end of this exciting tale. With the development team at Sony Santa Monica […]