RSSArchive for April 21st, 2011

ONLINE EXTRA: Softball runs win streak to 11 games

ONLINE EXTRA: Softball runs win streak to 11 games

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 […]

Football expects to go to bowl

Football expects to go to bowl

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 […]

Top women’s basketball assistant coach dies

Top women’s basketball assistant coach dies

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 […]

Rising tennis star serves up wins

Rising tennis star serves up wins

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 […]

Women’s tennis punches Nationals ticket

Women’s tennis punches Nationals ticket

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 […]

Men’s tennis earns trip to Nationals

Men’s tennis earns trip to Nationals

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 […]

Baseball tries to hold on to last playoff spot

Baseball tries to hold on to last playoff spot

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. […]

Track & Field teams finish conference play

Track & Field teams finish conference play

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. […]

Women’s golfers have fun, ready to host tournament

Women’s golfers have fun, ready to host tournament

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 […]

Student Veterans still waiting for center

Student Veterans still waiting for center

Men’s golfers confident heading to Regionals

Men’s golfers confident heading to Regionals

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 […]

ATHLETIC VOICE: Tucson must support AAA Padres

ATHLETIC VOICE: Tucson must support AAA Padres

By JAMES KELLEY aztecpress@pima.edu Not that I would know, of course, but there can’t be many feelings better than failing a test and then getting to retake it. After Tucson failed to support its last Triple-A team, the Old Pueblo gets a second chance with a new team at baseball’s second highest level, the Tucson […]

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Student art exhibit opens April 25

  By ANA RAMIREZ aztecpress@pima.edu Artwork by Pima Community College students will be on display in an Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition from April 25 until Sept. 2.   This year only, the exhibit will be in the Student Visual Arts Gallery located on the second floor of the West Campus Santa Rita building. The […]

Film student Hunker shines on silver screen

Film student Hunker shines on silver screen

Story and photo by STEPHEN REAL Most great directors begin by making short films. At the recent Tucson Film Festival, audiences were given a glimpse of possible filmmakers of tomorrow. Film students from Pima Community College, University of Arizona and the Art Institute submitted short films that were shown April 8 at the Crossroads Theater. […]

Ambitious student rolling toward goals

Ambitious student rolling toward goals

By YOOHYUN NATIVIDAD Pima Community College student Kyle Campbell aspires to become a marine biologist, researching sea life. He also wants to expand Tucson’s roller derby community. By day, he’s an eager freshman. At night, he takes on the persona of Dick Quad in a men’s roller derby league, Dry Heat Derby. Campbell began his […]