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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 […]

BASEBALL: Baseball struggles to find constant wins

BASEBALL: Baseball struggles to find constant wins

 By RENE ESCOBAR The Pima Community College baseball team (17-23, 8-20 AC CAC) has ridden an up and down wave as they split twice and lost twice in a row March 25: PCC 10, South Mountain 9/ PCC 8, South Mountain 9 The Aztecs won in extra innings in a high-drama match up at South Mountain. Freshman Jesus Solis drew a lead-off walk at […]

BASEBALL: Aztecs continue fire and ice trend

BASEBALL: Aztecs continue fire and ice trend

By: Rene Escobar The Pima Community College baseball team (15-17, 6-14 conference) has shown a fire-and-ice trend as the team starts out hot but cools off as the game wears on. “It’s a long season,” sophomore catcher Shawn Bracamontes said. “We’ll figure it out.” March 4: PCC 8, Glendale 9/ PCC 2 Glendale CC 6 […]

ATHLETIC VOICE: Tucson: Bye-bye baseball

ATHLETIC VOICE: Tucson: Bye-bye baseball

By RENE ESCOBAR Baseball has not been played in Tucson since April of 2012 the last baseball club to call Tucson home were the Tucson Padres, Triple-A affiliate for Major League Baseball club San Diego Padres. But will Kino Stadium remain empty through the baseball season? Not for long I say. Tucson has always had […]

MEN'S BASKETBALL: Aztecs catching fire at right time

MEN’S BASKETBALL: Aztecs catching fire at right time

By CASEY MUSE JR The Pima Community College men’s basketball team has won five of their last six games and is finding consistency on both ends of the court as they inch closer to postseason play. The team is all about staying together and filling their roles.  Feb. 4: PCC 111, Eastern Arizona 100 The Aztecs […]

Baseball finishes subpar season on winning note

Baseball finishes subpar season on winning note

By STEVEN FOWLER The Pima Community College baseball team (30-26, 17-23 in ACCAC) saw its regular season come to a close on April 30 after a doubleheader series split against Chandler-Gilbert Community College at the West Campus. Despite finishing above .500, it was a rough season for the Aztecs as they were unable to win […]

Pima avoids series sweeps

Pima avoids series sweeps

By STEVEN FOWLER The Pima Community College baseball squad (28-20, 15-17 in ACCAC) earned a series split against the No. 8 ranked Mesa Community College at home on April 16. In the first game against the Thunderbirds, PCC was shutout despite a lone hit by freshman Anthony Felix who hit an infield single in the […]

BASEBALL: Aztecs avoiding series sweeps

BASEBALL: Aztecs avoiding series sweeps

By STEVEN FOWLER The Pima Community College’s baseball team (24-16, 12-14 in ACCAC) returned to West Campus on April 2, where they hosted a doubleheader against the Cochise College Apaches. Like they have in their two previous doubleheader series, Pima split the doubleheader matchup. In game one, the Aztecs lost 7-2 after a rough first […]

BASEBALL: Pima splits road games

BASEBALL: Pima splits road games

By STEVEN FOWLER The Pima Community College baseball team lost two games against Scottsdale Community College on March 22. The Aztecs were behind 12-5 at the end of the fourth inning and ended up losing 13-8 after an attempted comeback. Pima lost the second game 12-2 with the Artichokes taking another early lead in the […]

BASEBALL: Aztecs split two road games

BASEBALL: Aztecs split two road games

By STEVEN FOWLER Pima Community College baseball (16-7, 7-7 in ACCAC) split a two-game set on the road against Glendale Community College on March 5. In game one, the Aztecs were unable to rally after a 6-0 deficit in the fifth and lost 7-3. Freshman Anthony Felix went 1-for-3 and scored on a throwing error […]

BASEBALL: Aztecs stay near the top of standings

BASEBALL: Aztecs stay near the top of standings

By STEVEN FOWLER The Pima Community College baseball team (12-3, 3-3 in ACCAC) has gone 3-3 since Feb. 9 and remains toward the top of the standings in community college play behind (15-0) Central Arizona College and (14-2) Mesa Community College. “We like to take the positive and build on that,” sophomore Al Cruz said. […]

BASEBALL: Offensive juggernaut continues creating wins

BASEBALL: Offensive juggernaut continues creating wins

By STEVEN FOWLER The Pima Community College’s baseball team (9-0) is off to an unprecedented start after opening 2016 with dominating series sweeps against Utah State University-Eastern on Jan. 29-30 and El Paso Community College on Feb. 5-6 at the West Campus. In game one, the Aztecs dominated Eastern 13-0 in a five-inning win.  Right-hander […]

Veteran players stepping up to plate

Veteran players stepping up to plate

By STEVEN FOWLER Pima Community College’s baseball team aims to rebound from a dismal 2015 season after finishing with a 24-27 overall record and 17-23 in conference play. After dropping the first two games last season to South Mountain Community College, the Aztecs were hit-and-miss throughout the season and missed the playoffs. However, the 2016 […]

BASEBALL: Baseball misses postseason

BASEBALL: Baseball misses postseason

By CALEB FOSTER The Pima Community College baseball team (24-27, 17-23 in ACCAC) ended its season being swept on the road against Chandler-Gilbert Community College on April 25. The Aztecs found it increasingly difficult at the end of the season to grind out wins as they lost 12 of their last 15 games. The Aztecs […]