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New players show promise for the season

New players show promise for the season

By ARMANDO HARMON After ending last season 3-8, the Pima Community College Aztecs look to turn things around with returning stars like line- backer Francisco Dicochea III and quarterback Justin Martin. LeBronze Allen an out-of-state wide receiver from Louisiana is a new addition to the team.   It all starts with defense. With an average […]

National Hypocrisy League

National Hypocrisy League

By RENE ESCOBAR One of American people’s greatest freedoms is the freedom of protest. However, sometimes those who express their right are not truly free. White Nationalists paraded the streets of Charlottesville, Virginia, in protest of Confederate monuments being torn down. This caused an uproar among supporters and those that oppose the monuments. At about 9 […]

Volleyball: Sophomores shine in New Mexico

Volleyball: Sophomores shine in New Mexico

By KYLE MCDANIEL Fresh off winning the National Title over the summer with his Zona 17-1 club volleyball team, Coach Dan Bithell was coming into the season on a high. However, it would be short lived, as his Pima Aztecs would go 1-5 at the New Mexico Military Institute Classic Tournament in Roswell.   Aug. […]

Mens Soccer: Aztecs fall in rematch of championship game

Mens Soccer: Aztecs fall in rematch of championship game

By BRIANNA HERNANDEZ This season, the Pima Community College men’s soccer team is looking to leave last season’s bitter playoff disqualification in the past. “We have moved on,” Coach Dave Cosgrove said. “Nothing can be done about it. We just hope to field a good team this year that can challenge for the Region I […]

Guest Column: No-Excuses: MultiFitness Center Access is here at Pima

Guest Column: No-Excuses: MultiFitness Center Access is here at Pima

By JOHN KORDICH Fitness and Wellness instructor Good news: The Athletics, Fitness and Wellness Division at Pima Community College has expanded its program and increased access through its “MultiFitness Center” concept. This means people can register for FAW 110 and also work out at the Desert Vista Fitness Center, East Campus Clements Center, Northwest YMCA […]

Football: PCC off to rough start for the year

Football: PCC off to rough start for the year

By ARMANDO HARMON The Pima Community College football team (0-1) kicked off the 2017 season against the Cardinals of Trinity Valley Community College in Athens, Texas. The Aztecs were the under- dogs going into this game, as the Cardinals are entering the season ranked in the National Junior College Athletic Association. The Cardinals are ranked […]

SPORTS BRIEFS

SPORTS BRIEFS

Compiled by Casey Muse Jr. and Nicholas Trujillo   James takes NJCAA Player of the Year During the Pima Community College men’s basketball season, one sophomore stood apart: Deion James. The sophomore forward was named the 2017 Spalding NJCAA Division II Player of the Year. The week before, James was also named to the NJCAA […]

ATHLETIC VOICE: PCC athletics department well rounded

ATHLETIC VOICE: PCC athletics department well rounded

By CASEY MUSE JR.   Pima Community College has meant so much to so many students over the years. The athletics department has offered opportunities to hundreds of student athletes in various sports.   Many athletes at PCC are in it for the educational benefits, but lately several sports have been in serious contention. Success […]

Life’s a pitch for Lorenson

Life’s a pitch for Lorenson

By CASEY MUSE JR. Freshman pitcher Mandy Lorenson is aware of the commitment necessary to be the best. “I’ve been playing softball my whole life,” Lorenson said. “That’s all I can remember really, playing softball, going to school.” Lorenson grew up in the Oro Valley area and discovered her love for pitching at a very […]

TENNIS: Avalos and Ton win NJCAA Region I Doubles championship title

TENNIS: Avalos and Ton win NJCAA Region I Doubles championship title

BY NICHOLAS TRUJILLO The Pima Community College men’s and women’s tennis teams both took part in the Region I tournament, but only one group came out on top. NJCAA Region I Tournament   WOMEN The women’s team reached the semifinals of postseason play for the Region I tournament. However, both the team and individual players […]

SOFTBALL: Aztecs to face Yavapai in first postseason game

SOFTBALL: Aztecs to face Yavapai in first postseason game

By CASEY MUSE JR. The Aztecs earned the No. 4 seed in the Region I Division I tournament and will face No. 1 seed Yavapai College in the first round. Last year the Aztecs made it to the Region I, Division II Championship game where they lost against Phoneix college, 11-3.   April 25: PCC […]

BASEBALL: Aztecs end their season early

BASEBALL: Aztecs end their season early

By RENE ESCOBAR With the regular season coming to an end, the Aztecs did not qualify for postseason play.   April 22: PCC 9, Phoenix College 10/ PCC 1, Phoenix College 4 The Aztecs flexed their offensive might, but the defense whimpered as PCC were swept by 15th ranked Phoenix College. Down by six runs […]

BASEBALL: Inconsistency plaguing Pima at end of season

BASEBALL: Inconsistency plaguing Pima at end of season

By RENE ESCOBAR The Pima Community College baseball team (18-28, 9-25 ACCAC) has seen better days this  season. In their game against Paradise Valley CC, April 18, both sophomore Miguel Figueroa and head coach James Hisey were ejected after arguing with the umpires about a call. April 8: PCC 5, AWC 11/ PCC 4, AWC 9 […]

You have to climb to be king of the rock

You have to climb to be king of the rock

If you come from a different part of the country or even spent significant time out of town, you can appreciate the mountain views in every direction we Tucsonans get to enjoy year round. At the same time, it would be a shame to let the mountains remain simply a distant view from the city. […]

GOLF: Women take 2nd at Paradise Valley Invitational

GOLF: Women take 2nd at Paradise Valley Invitational

By DAVID SKINNER The Pima Community College teams will have the chance to compete in the NJCAA Division I championship in Garden City, Kansas, on May 5.   MEN’S TEAM April 9-10: PCC invitational The Aztecs finished just two strokes behind Mesa Community College and eight strokes behind South Mountain Community College, which ended up […]