Author: Hank Robichaud

Sugar Skulls take on the town; Tucson’s new indoor football team

March 29, 2019

By Hank Robichaud   There is professional football … I repeat, there is professional football in Tucson. The Sugar Skulls, a new Indoor Football League team based in Tucson, has started their inaugural season. The Indoor Football League is an eight-on-eight football game on a 50-yard field with walls that resemble that of a hockey […]

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Championship drive fell at five

March 29, 2019

By Henry Robichaud   Pima Community College flew east to Arkansas to be apart of the National Championship tournament.   On March 21, one day after falling to Kansas City (KS) Community College in the quarterfinals, the No. 6 seeded Aztecs responded with a 110-90 upset win over No. 2 North Iowa Area Community College. […]

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Aztecs heating up

March 26, 2019

By Henry Robichaud   Jacqulynn Nakai has another Pima Women’s Basketball record with her 9th ACCAC player of the week honors. During the week her averages were 30 points eight rebounds and five assists. She has been on fire this year leading the ACCAC in scoring averaging a monstrous 24.1 points per game. On Feb. […]

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Aztecs on a roll

March 26, 2019

  Pima picks up crucial wins with playoffs en route By: Hank Robichaud On Feb. 23, The 13th ranked Aztecs defeated the Phoenix College Bears by the final score of 107-102 to close out their final home game of the season, and winning eight of their final nine games. Down 96-95 with 5:52 left, the […]

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New Year, who dis? Aztecs win 10 of 13 so far in 2019

March 26, 2019

By HANK ROBICHAUD   On Mar. 9 the Aztec women’s team were able to regain the Region 1, Section II title when they overcame the Mesa Community College Thunderbirds 80-58. The Thunderbirds had won the two previous championships.  After a tight first quarter which the Aztecs led 18-16, Haile Gleason set the tone in the […]

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Nakai reaches thousand point milestone

March 26, 2019

By Henry Robichaud   Jaquelynn (JJ) Nakai reached a milestone goal for her career getting to 1,000 career points. She has been Pima’s MVP this season scoring 23.7 points, dishing out 7 assists, and bringing down 5 rebounds per game. She is a big time player in the ACCAC (Arizona Community College Athletic Conference) as […]

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Nakai dunks on up, breaking two more records

February 28, 2019

By: Henry Robichaud   Jacqulynn Nakai has another Pima Women’s Basketball record with her 9th ACCAC player of the week honors. During the week her averages were 30 points eight rebounds and five assists. She has been on fire this year leading the ACCAC in scoring averaging a monstrous 24.1 points per game. On Feb. […]

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A closer look at West Campus Nursing Center

December 6, 2018

Photo and story  by HANK ROUBICHAUD  Pima Community College’s Nursing Center for development offers premier training to begin a career in the fast-growing fields of nursing and caregiving.  PCC’s Nursing program has partnerships with local universities that allow for the students to have training from nurses’ assistants and eventually earn a bachelor’s degree in nursing.  […]

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Women’s Basketball in slump, drop last 3

December 6, 2018

By HANK ROUBICHAUD  The Aztecs fell to 3-4 on the season and 0-2 in conference with their third straight loss on Nov. 28 by the score of 85-74 to the Eastern Arizona Gila Monsters.  The Aztecs started well, having outscored the Gila Monsters 26-14 in the first quarter. From there, the Gila Monsters went on […]

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C.H.A.M.P.S. Bowl for Aztecs

December 6, 2018

Story by HANK ROBICHAUD Photos by MADYSON HOWARTH The No. 20 Aztecs (6-4) traveled to Texas Dec. 1 for the C.H.A.M.P.S. to face off with No. 4 Kilgore College Rangers and play the program’s final game.  The game was played in Waco Independent School District Stadium in Waco.  The Aztecs were shut out by the […]

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