Month: April 2011

Police Beat

April 30, 2011

Laptop missing from West Campus A laptop computer valued at $1,500 was reported missing from Pima Community College’s West Campus Disabled Student Resource Center on March 22. Employees told campus police the laptop turned up missing during an inventory check. It had been checked out by a center employee in 2007, and never returned. The […]

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PCC, Reid Park Zoo take ‘Stand for Children’

April 29, 2011

Pima Community College and Reid Park Zoo will sponsor the annual Stand for Children Day on April 30 from 9 a.m. to noon. The event features free admission into the zoo, located at 1030 S. Randolph Way. Families can enjoy arts and crafts projects, face painting and a variety of other activities. An adult must […]

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Men’s basketball coach resigns

April 22, 2011

PCC press release Photo by NARCISO THOMAS VILLARREAL APRIL 22 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE PCC to Begin Search for Men’s Basketball Coach Tucson, AZ – Pima Community College will conduct a search for a new head men’s basketball coach following the resignation of Roderick Gary. Gary resigned earlier this week, citing personal reasons. PCC will begin […]

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ONLINE EXTRA: Softball runs win streak to 11 games

April 21, 2011

Story by JAMES KELLEY Photo by NARCISO THOMAS VILLARREAL Videos by JAMES SARGENT and JAMES KELLEY The Pima Community College softball team is hitting its stride, as the Aztecs have won 13 of their last 14, won 11 in a row and earned their sixth player of the week award of the season. Until it […]

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Football expects to go to bowl

April 21, 2011

By NARCISO THOMAS VILLARREAL Photo by ED ADAMS As spring camp nears its end, the Pima Community College football team is optimistic about the upcoming fall season. PCC will close out its spring practices with a football game in which the offense scrimmages the defense. The game will be played Saturday, April 23, at 9:30 […]

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Top women’s basketball assistant coach dies

April 21, 2011

By ERIC TOWNSEND Photo by ED ADAMS Pima Community College women’s basketball lost one of its leaders on April 8 when assistant coach Bruce Fleck died. Fleck, who was the top assistant coach for the top sports program at PCC, died in his sleep. “We were all devastated with the news, it was something that […]

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Rising tennis star serves up wins

April 21, 2011

Story and photo By HANNAH McLEOD With a competitive spirit and intense focus, Tatum Rochin is schooling her opponents on the tennis court. “She always goes for it and gets the shot that she wants,” sophomore doubles partner Victoria Bravo said. “Her serve is outstanding.” Rochin grew up in San Angelo, Texas, and was homeschooled […]

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Women’s tennis punches Nationals ticket

April 21, 2011

Story and photo by HANNAH McLEOD The Pima Community College women’s tennis team finished runner up at Regionals, just behind No. 5 Eastern Arizona College. The Aztecs have earned their way to the National Junior College Athletic Association tournament on May 7-13. They will be playing in Tucson at the Reffkin Tennis Center. “We had […]

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Men’s tennis earns trip to Nationals

April 21, 2011

By JAMES SARGENT and AMBER BENDER The Pima Community College men’s tennis team finished the Region I Tennis Tournament on April 19 on somewhat of a sour note, but they still qualified for Nationals. The Aztecs finished the two-day event in second place as a team as Scottsdale Community College defeated them in five singles […]

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Baseball tries to hold on to last playoff spot

April 21, 2011

By JAMES SARGENT The Pima Community College baseball team split a conference doubleheader against Yavapai College, winning the first game 12-7 and losing the nightcap 8-2. A press release was not available. Pima (24-22, 15-15 Arizona Community College Athletic Conference) as of April 17 holds the last playoff spot by percentage points over Cochise College. […]

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Track & Field teams finish conference play

April 21, 2011

By JOEL GANTT The Pima Community College track and field teams wrapped up their conference slate April 16 at Mesa Community College. The men’s team went 3-2 at the meet. Their Arizona Community College Athletic Conference record is 9-6. The women tied with Mesa, going 3-1-1 at the meet. Their final conference record is 9-5-1. […]

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Women’s golfers have fun, ready to host tournament

April 21, 2011

By MYLO ERICKSON Once again, the Pima Community College women’s golf team finished in fifth place. The Aztecs were fifth for the fourth time this year at the Legacy Golf Course in Laveen, Ariz., in a tournament hosted by South Mountain Community College. Freshman Alyssa Vega took fifth overall in the individual awards, shooting a […]

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Men’s golfers confident heading to Regionals

April 21, 2011

By MYLO ERICKSON Photo by LEFTRICK HERD Members of the Pima Community College men’s golf team finished off the regular season by finishing second in their division and fourth overall. Pima competed at the Legend of Arrowhead Golf Course in Glendale in a tourney hosted by Paradise Valley Community College on April 18-19. “We had […]

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