Author: Corey McMullen

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Mens Soccer season comes to an end

December 12, 2019

By COREY MCMULLEN The Aztecs’ soccer season came to an end in November, finishing with a 15-4-2 record (12-3-1 regular season) and being ranked sixth in the nation. The Aztecs were bounced in the second round of the regional tournament by Arizona Western. The game came down to penalty kicks, where the Aztecs fell to […]

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Women’s Basketball wins 3 of 5. Mens continue to underwhelm

December 12, 2019

By COREY MCMULLEN Women’s Basketball Pima Community College women’s basketball team continues to roll, winning 3 of its last 5, including a big win over Scottsdale. The Aztecs are currently ranked No. 11. Dec. 9: PCC 72, Arizona Western 67 The Aztecs defeated the Matadors (Division I) 72-67. The Aztecs trailed 30-28 at halftime but […]

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‘AP’-style basketball at Pima

December 12, 2019

Story by COREY MCMULLEN Photos by JOE GIDDENS For most teams, losing a leading scorer is a setback.      With Pima’s all-time scoring leader Jacqulynn Nakai gone, the Aztecs were without a point guard unless you asked head coach Todd Holthaus, who knew he had someone ready to take over. That person is Aztecs’ […]

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‘Born to Rap’: The Game’s last album

December 12, 2019

By COREY MCMULLEN We were first introduced to Jayceon Taylor, better known by his stage name “The Game,” in 2004.  Brought to us as a member from hip-hop group G-Unit, The Game dropped his debut solo album in 2005 with “The Documentary.” For the past 15 years, he’s given us hits such as “Hate It […]

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Aztecs earned a second chance at NJCAA Division 1 Nationals

November 27, 2019

By COREY McMULLEN The Aztecs were given a new life with receiving one of four at-large bids to get into the NJCAA Division I  National Tournament. In the second chance game, the Aztecs fell 1-0 to Eastern Florida State in double overtime. The Aztecs were eliminated from the regional tournament Nov. 2 to Arizona Western […]

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Women’s team nets 3-1 record; men’s team struggles

November 27, 2019

By COREY McMULLEN Women’s Basketball After opening the season with a dominant win over Park University, the Aztecs headed to Thatcher for the Eastern Arizona Classic. The Aztecs were overpowered in their first game of the tournament by Odessa College, falling 76 to 47. The Aztecs were quick to bounce back, and put a 69-point […]

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Tippins takes the long way to Tucson

November 27, 2019

By COREY McMULLEN  For most athletes to make it to the collegiate level, it took a lifetime of practicing their craft.        Kaylon Tippins isn’t most collegiate athletes, however.  At 6 feet, 8 inches, the Aztecs starting forward didn’t start playing basketball until his junior year of high school.  Born and raised in […]

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Season wraps up for Pima Women’s Soccer

November 8, 2019

By COREY McMULLEN The No. 5-ranked Aztecs’ season came to an end in a 1-0 loss to No. 4-ranked Arizona Western Community College in the Regional I quarterfinals.  The first half ended with both teams scoreless as both teams put on a defensive clinic, but in the 77th minute of play, Arizona Western midfielder Tyra […]

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Aztec women start strong men look to follow

November 7, 2019

By COREY McMULLEN WOMEN’S BASKETBALL The No. 3-ranked Aztecs opened the season with a dominant 88-50 win Nov. 2 at home over Park University in Gilbert. Aztec sophomore forward Hallie Lawson led the charge, scoring 22 points. The Aztecs got going early, ending the first quarter up 25-6 and the first half 46-18. Lawson made […]

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Call it a comeback: Marks rebounds from knee injury

October 24, 2019

Story and photos By COREY McMULLEN To say you blew out your knee is one thing.        For Aztec women’s soccer player Reilly Marks, a blown-out knee doesn’t even begin to describe what happened to her knee during a preseason practice in July 2018 at New Mexico State University in Las Cruces. NMSU […]

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