RSSArchive for October, 2010

ONLINE EXTRA: PLAYOFF UPDATE: Men's soccer heads to championship after historic win

ONLINE EXTRA: PLAYOFF UPDATE: Men’s soccer heads to championship after historic win

Story and Video by James Kelley Photo by Ed Adams On Wednesday night, the Pima Community College men’s soccer team scored a win for the ages. The third-seeded Aztecs (17-5) upset the second-seeded and No. 10 ranked Yavapai College 4-1 in the semifinals of the National Junior College Athletic Association Region 1 Tournament at Yavapai. […]

ONLINE EXTRA: Young women's basketball ranked in top 10

ONLINE EXTRA: Young women’s basketball ranked in top 10

By Eric Townsend Photo and Videos by James Kelley aztecpress@pima.edu As the regular season opener approaches, the Pima Community College women’s basketball team is hoping to build on recent successes, including back-to-back Region titles and consecutive appearances at Nationals. Head coach Todd Holthaus enters his fourth season with the Aztecs, this time as a full-time […]

ONLINE EXTRA: New faces all around for men's basketball

ONLINE EXTRA: New faces all around for men’s basketball

By Ricky Gonzales Photo by Ed Adams Videos by James Kelley aztecpress@pima.edu The Pima Community College men’s basketball team starts from scratch, welcoming newly hired head coach Roderick Gary. Fresh off their first-ever appearance at Nationals, everything seems new for the Aztecs. In addition to a new coach, the team has a slew of new […]

Women's soccer knocked out of playoffs in first round

Women’s soccer knocked out of playoffs in first round

By JAMES SARGENT Photos by Ed Adams aztecpress@pima.edu The Pima Community College women’s soccer season came to an end Oct. 26 with a 4-1 loss to Chandler-Gilbert Community College on the playoffs’ first day. Third-seeded Chandler-Gilbert beat sixth-seeded Pima in Chandler in the quarterfinals of the National Junior College Athletic Association Region 1 tournament. “The […]

MEN'S SOCCER: PCC sweeps awards, wins opener

MEN’S SOCCER: PCC sweeps awards, wins opener

Story, Photo and Video by James Kelley aztecpress@pima.edu A few hours after winning big when conference awards were announced on Oct. 25, the Pima Community College men’s soccer team certainly showed they deserve the accolades. The third-seeded Aztecs (16-5) routed sixth-seeded Scottsdale Community College 3-0 on Oct. 25 in the quarterfinals of the National Junior […]

Football drops fifth straight

Football drops fifth straight

By Narciso Thomas Villarreal                                                                                                                                                                                      Photo by Ed Adams aztecpress@pima.edu The Pima Community College football team hung around with New Mexico Military Institute in the first half but was eventually blown away. The Broncos from Roswell, N.M., handed the Aztecs their fifth consecutive loss overall with their 35-7 victory on a chilly Saturday night at Tucson […]

ATHLETIC VOICE: Men's basketball head coaching situation botched by both sides

ATHLETIC VOICE: Men’s basketball head coaching situation botched by both sides

By James Kelley aztecpress@pima.edu Last spring was the best of times for Pima Community College men’s basketball and then the worst of times. After nearly winning a national championship, the program was sucker-punched by its own head coach when Karl Pieroway unexpectedly quit. Pieroway then returned, but quit again. Pieroway went from school hero to […]

Exhibit highlights 40-year art career

Exhibit highlights 40-year art career

By Marie Rodriguez aztecpress@pima.edu George Welch has traveled extensively through Europe, Africa and Indonesia studying art, and it shows in his work. His connection to the color and cycles of nature also shows in his paintings. The public can view Welch’s work when PCC’s Louis Carlos Bernal Gallery presents “Retrospective: George Welch,” Nov. 8 through […]

Mural creation

Mural creation

‘Voice of an Angel’ concert features marimba

‘Voice of an Angel’ concert features marimba

By Zacchary Watson aztecpress@pima.edu Pima Community College percussion instructor Homero Cerón will present a concert of Latin American music on Sunday, Oct. 31, at 3 p.m. in the West Campus Recital Hall. “The Voice of an Angel” program features Cerón on marimba, with Amilcar Guevera on piano and Geoffrey Hamilton on string bass. “The title […]

All Souls Procession celebrates life, death

All Souls Procession celebrates life, death

Story by Stephanie Missouri Photo by Gabi Piña aztecpress@pima.edu Since 1990, the All Souls Procession has provided Tucsonans with a unique opportunity to mourn the loss of loved ones while celebrating life. The procession is inspired by Dia De Los Muertos (Day of the Dead) but has a vibe all its own. Everyone is invited […]

Regionals a vital meet for men's Cross Country

Regionals a vital meet for men’s Cross Country

By Daniel Gaona Photo by Ed Adams aztecpress@pima.edu While the Pima Community College women’s cross country team already has secured a trip to Nationals, the men’s squad needs a huge finish to qualify. Both teams will travel to Riverview Park in Mesa on Nov. 2 for the National Junior College Athletic Association Region 1 Championship […]

Pima students’ prints on display at gallery

Pima students’ prints on display at gallery

Story and photos by Stephanie Missouri aztecpress@pima.edu In a nod to local traditions that observe the celebration of Dia De Los Muertos and the All Souls Procession, a Tucson gallery collaborated with Pima Community College printmaking students to showcase their linocut prints. The artwork is part of a Dia De Los Muertos on display at […]

PCC revises Student Code of Conduct

PCC revises Student Code of Conduct

By Astrid Verdugo aztecpress@pima.edu Pima Community College has updated its Student Code of Conduct to detail specific standards of expected conduct. The changes are the first updates in more than eight years. “It was time,” Student Services Vice President Lorraine Morales said. “Every three years it was looked at and said, ‘yeah, it’s good,’ but […]

AZTEC FICTION, PART 3: Adventures of a College Drama Queen: ‘Cast Dynamics’

AZTEC FICTION, PART 3: Adventures of a College Drama Queen: ‘Cast Dynamics’

By April George aztecpress@pima.edu As weeks passed, the cast drifted into cliques. The director, James, could preach cast equality but the groups became painfully obvious. Lucy, Doug and Eddie were the career theater kids. They had been in plays since they could walk, were majoring in theater and didn’t really like the college policy of […]