Sports

Women’s Soccer: Six student-athletes to take next step

May 3, 2018

By CHRISTIAN MORTENSEN After a successful campaign in 2017, six Pima Community College women’s soccer athletes have signed letters of intent to play at different universities next year. Three of them will be attending the same school, Benedictine University-Mesa in Phoenix. Last season, this group of sophomores helped lead the Aztecs to a second place […]

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Aztecs hit an ace at regionals and qualify for nationals

May 3, 2018

Story and photo by ARMANDO HARMON Men’s and Women’s tennis competed in the Region I championships at the Paseo Racquet Center in Glendale. Both teams competed and brought home some hardware and qualified for the NJCAA Division I tournament in Waco, TX on May 6-11. Women’s  April 24: Day One  On day one of the […]

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Photo by Raymond Suarez

Pima just misses out on postseason

May 3, 2018

By KYLE MCDANIEL Due to a production error, Softball was not printed in the last issue.  Pima is going to miss the regional playoffs this year, which hasn’t happened often over the last 16 years, as they finished 35-23 on the season. The Aztecs had three players selected to the third team  All-ACACC Conference, freshman […]

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Who Could Win The World Cup?

May 3, 2018

By KYLE MCDANIEL The World Cup in Russia is around the corner, and for one month, the 23 players for each of the 32 nations become a family. Only eight countries have ever won the tournament since its inception 88 years ago in 1930, and once you get out of the group stage, you just […]

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Sports Profile: Keven Biggs named All-American

May 3, 2018

By CHRISTIAN MORTENSEN Coming out of highschool, Keven Biggs didn’t even know if he wanted to play basketball anymore. Now, at Pima just three years later, he is a NJCAA All-American, a ACCAC regional finals MVP and is well on the way to playing Division I collegiate basketball. “I really wasn’t sure if I was […]

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Golf: Men and women squads will both be at Nationals

May 3, 2018

By CHRISTIAN MORTENSEN and MICHELLE TRUJILLO For both the Men’s and Women’s Pima Community College golf teams there indeed was a rainbow at the end of the storm. As after a 2018 regular season of up and downs for each squad, they both will be participating in the NJCAA Men’s and Women’s golf tournaments to […]

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Aztecs reignite fire after four-game losing streak

April 12, 2018

By NICHOLAS TRUJILLO and KYLE MCDANIEL On its way to post-season play, the Pima Community College softball team is currently on a two-for-six run in its recent games. The Aztecs pulled out a winning sweep against GateWay and Scottsdale community colleges, but felt a crushing defeats against its other three opponents. April 10: Game 1-PCC […]

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Aztecs get into foul territory

April 12, 2018

By RENE ESCOBAR April 10. Game 1: PCC 4, Arizona Christian University 2 The Aztecs held off a late surge from Arizona Christian to take therst game of the doubleheader atWest Campus on April 10. Sophomore Jose Contreras threwve scoreless innings as he pickedup the win (4-3). He gave up 4 hits with 3 strikeouts […]

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Pima sends two freshmen to nationals

April 12, 2018

By MICHELLE TRUJILLO The Aztecs of Pima Community College sends freshmen Katherine Bruno and Hailey Myles to the NJCAA Region I Nationals. April 6 The Aztecs hosted the Aztec Outdoor Invitational at the West Campus track. Two freshmen, Bruno and Myles, both set national qualifying marks.  Bruno qualified for her second event, the 3,000-meter steeplechase […]

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Women’s undefeated at home after regular season ends

April 12, 2018

By: Armando Harmon Women’s   The women’s tennis team continue their hot streak as they wrap up season and prep for the regional tournament. With only one lose against Eastern Arizona, Pima intends to seek revenge at the end of the month.   April 10: PCC 9, Paradise Valley 0   The Aztecs (7-1) close […]

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Aztecs on rise as midway point in season passes

April 12, 2018

By MICHELLE TRUJILLO and CHRISTIAN MORTENSEN As the midway point in their respective seasons have come to pass, both the Pima Community College men’s and women’s golf teams have begun to turn up the heat after a shaky start for both squads. Within the last couple of weeks, each team recorded its best finishes of […]

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Men’s Basketball: Aztecs finish as national runner up

April 3, 2018

By CHRISTIAN MORTENSEN The Pima Community College Men’s Basketball season came to an end on March, 24 when the Aztecs lost in the NJCAA Division II Men’s Basketball National Championship Game 89-85 to Triton College. Even though Pima didn’t come away with the national championship, it was still a record breaking year for the men’s […]

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Men’s Basketball: Best ever regular season comes to close

March 30, 2018

By CHRISTIAN MORTENSEN Despite losing the last game of their regular season, the Pima Community College Men’s Basketball team just enjoyed the program’s best regular season in school history. This year the Aztecs, who finished 26-4 overall and 18-4 in conference play, set school records in both conference and total wins for a single season, […]

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PCC exploring options to cut football program

March 30, 2018

By: Armando Harmon These are gloomy days for the football program at Pima Community College. The fate of football is up in the air, now that the Maricopa Community Colleges have decided to shut down their programs after this upcoming season.   Due to decreased funding, Scottsdale, Glendale, Phoenix, and Mesa Community College football programs […]

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Teams having stroke of bad luck

March 29, 2018

By MICHELLE TRUJILLO and CHRISTIAN MORTENSEN Both the Pima Community College men’s and women’s golf teams competed in tournaments within the last couple of weeks, as their respective seasons continued. The men are currently ranked No. 20 in the latest NJCAA Golf Poll.   Women’s By Michelle Trujillo March 19-20: Pima Community College Invitational The […]

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