Author: Corey McMullen

Coach Nicki’s legacy continues off the mound

March 5, 2020

Story and photos by COREY McMULLEN Family person, workaholic, mentor and loyal friend.  These are different ways to describe Aztec softball pitching coach Nicki Johnson.  Born and raised in Tucson and a former Aztec herself, Johnson played for the Aztecs in 2003-2005, winning a NJCAA junior college World Series. During the World Series run, the […]

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Longtime Aztecs track coach fired

March 5, 2020

By COREY McMULLEN  On Feb. 6, Greg Wenneborg was dismissed from his duties as the Pima Community College Aztecs team’s head track and field coach.  Supporters of the team have set out for answers, and it seems the college doesn’t want to respond just yet. Wenneborg was at PCC for 15 years, and his profile […]

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Pima Softball Brief

February 18, 2020

By COREY MCMULLEN The Aztecs are off to a rocky start to the season, dropping their first three games and only scoring 3 total runs. The women’s softball team has been having a hard time getting runners in scoring position home. They are struggling at the plate with a 0.237 batting average. Feb. 4: PCC […]

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Women’s Team Fighting for Playoffs

February 18, 2020

By Corey McMullen The Aztecs continue to roll, going 11-4 from Dec. 11. Aztec point guard Alyssa Perez was named ACCAC Division II Player of the Week on Tuesday for the week of Jan. 27-Feb. 2. She averaged 22 points and had a total of 10 rebounds, 8 steals and 5 assists.  Feb. 8: PCC […]

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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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