Month: February 2011

ONLINE EXTRA: PLAYOFF UPDATE: Women’s basketball hosts Regionals semifinals Tuesday

February 28, 2011

Editors note: on Feb. 28, Phoenix beat Clarendon 115-89 By JAMES KELLEY Photo by ED ADAMS The Pima Community College women’s basketball team will open its defense of the Region championship Tuesday night at home after capturing the top seed in the tournament. The No. 2 nationally ranked and top seeded Aztecs (24-6, 18-4 Arizona […]

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Tucson Rodeo: Cold morning, hot fun

February 27, 2011

  By D.J. OCHOA aztecpress@pima.edu The distinct aroma of horse manure filled the chilly South Tucson air on Feb. 24, which meant Tucson’s “La Fiesta De Los Vaqueros” was back in town. Tucson’s rodeo, which includes the world’s longest non-motorized parade, dates to 1925. The 86th annual parade started at Park Avenue and Ajo Way, […]

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ONLINE EXTRA: Women’s basketball vs. Scottsdale Video

February 24, 2011

Video by NARCISO THOMAS VILLARREAL

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Steampunk culture spreads like clockwork

February 24, 2011

By APRIL GEORGE   aztecpress@pima.edu   Steampunk is a growing fashion, art and lifestyle movement, but its definition varies among fans. Enthusiasts combine Victorian-era clothing with such elements as goggles and steam-powered guns. Having trouble imagining? Picture the Will Smith film, “Wild Wild West.”    Among other things, steampunk emphasizes industrialism, or anti-industrialism in some […]

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Review: ‘Marvel vs Capcom 3’ plays it safe

February 24, 2011

By D.J. OCHOA aztecpress@pima.edu Fans of the fighting series Marvel vs Capcom have waited more than 10 years for the newest installment. “Marvel vs Capcom 3: Fate of Two Worlds” has finally hit store shelves, and gives gamers the right dose of intensity. MVC3 is a fast paced, beautiful fighting game that offers a fine […]

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Women’s golf finishes fifth in first tournament

February 23, 2011

By MYLO ERICKSON The Pima Community College women’s golf team kicked off the season Feb. 14-15 with a fifth-place finish in Scottsdale. Two Aztecs finished in the top 10 at the Scottsdale Community College Invitational, which was held at Papago Golf Course. Freshman Alyssa Vega was the top performer, finishing second overall. Freshman Chloe Treece […]

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ONLINE EXTRA: Pima men’s golf tournament video

February 23, 2011

Video by MYLO ERICKSON

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ONLINE EXTRA: Men’s basketball vs. Scottsdale video

February 23, 2011

Video by RICKY GONZALES Edited by JAMES KELLEY

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ONLINE EXTRA: Women’s basketball grabs postseason home court

February 22, 2011

Story by ERIC TOWNSEND Photo by ED ADAMS Video by NARCISO THOMAS VILLARREAL The Pima Community College women’s basketball team has secured the top seed and home court advantage in the playoffs. The No. 2 Aztecs (25-5, 15-3 Arizona Community College Athletic Conference) held off second place Mesa Community College to take the top seed […]

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Softball makes it rain wins after bad loss

February 22, 2011

Story and photo by JAMES KELLEY Since the Pima Community College softball team was blown out on Feb. 8, it seems like only the weather can rain on its parade. After having their 10-game winning streak snapped by Eastern Arizona College and suffering a mercy rule 13-2 loss in the process, the No. 12 Aztecs […]

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ONLINE EXTRA: Baseball continues to pick up wins

February 22, 2011

Story by JAMES SARGENT Photo and video by JAMES KELLEY The Pima Community College baseball team is rolling with a 7-4 record, 3-1 in the Arizona Community College Athletic Conference. Pima split a conference doubleheader with Eastern Arizona College on Feb. 19. The Gila Monsters won game one, 12-6, but PCC took the nightcap by […]

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Men’s basketball’s losing streak hits 14 games

February 22, 2011

Story and Photo by NARCISO THOMAS VILLARREAL Video by RICKY GONZALES Edited by JAMES KELLEY The Pima Community College men’s basketball squad’s woes continue as its losing streak reached 14-games. During the slide, the Aztecs (5-21, 2-18 Arizona Community College Athletic Conference) lost each game by an average of nearly 25 points. Each loss has […]

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Track & field sends 15 to indoor Nationals

February 22, 2011

By JOEL GANTT Photo by JAMES KELLEY After two more successful meets, the Pima Community College track and field teams will send 15 athletes to the indoor Nationals and got a jump on qualifying for outdoor Nationals. The Aztecs will send a party to the National Junior College Athletic Association on March 4-5 at Texas […]

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Women’s tennis opens with win

February 22, 2011

By AMBER BENDER Photo by LEFTRICK HERD The Pima Community College women’s tennis team opened the season with a 5-4 win over University of the Southwest on Feb. 12. “Overall, my team played very well for their first match,” head coach Gretchen Schantz said. Freshman Tatum Rochin won every game in both singles and doubles […]

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