Basketball

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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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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Aztecs fall short to bitter rivals

March 29, 2018

Last season Pima lost by a basket in the Region I, Division I finals. After a Historic season for the players and Head coach Todd Holthaus, the Aztecs failed to avenge last years lost against their rivals from Mesa Community College. This game was important for the team but more important to the returning players. […]

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Aztecs face familiar foe in finals

March 8, 2018

By: Armando Harmon It’s a wrap for the Aztecs and the regular season. With an overall record of 23-8 the Aztecs will face familiar foe and seek for redemption as they face Mesa Community College for a third time in the Region I, Division II championship. Unfortunately the Aztecs hit a two game slump but […]

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Holthaus picks up 400 as Aztecs thrives

March 1, 2018

Story and photo  by ARMANDO HARMON With two weeks left in the regular season, the women’s basketball team of Pima Community College continues to add more victories to its resume. Despite the loss against Cochise College, the Aztecs gave Todd Holthaus his 400th career win as a head coach against Scottsdale Community College. Feb. 17: […]

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Nakai makes headlines as a star freshman

March 1, 2018

Story and photo by ARMANDO HARMON This season is a special one for the Pima Community College women’s basketball team, with an overall record of 21-6 the Aztecs look to finish the season strong. The team is filled with many returning players, but freshman Jacqulynn Nakai is making a name for herself in her debut with […]

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Men’s Basketball: PCC in good position for regionals

March 1, 2018

By CHRISTIAN MORTENSEN Despite their loss to Phoenix College on Feb. 17, the Pima Community College Men’s Basketball team are still in the midst of one of the best seasons in the history of the program. The Aztecs are currently ranked No. 5 in the country and are sitting at a record of 24-3 overall […]

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Dominance continues for Aztecs

February 8, 2018

By ARMANDO HARMON The women’s basketball team continue its reign as they push toward the second half of the season, as it looks to get further than last year. Pima is ranked No. 8 in the NJCAA Divion II poll. With an overall record of 18-5 and averaging 81.6 points per game, these Aztecs aren’t […]

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Men’s Basketball: Aztecs in midst of historic season

February 8, 2018

By CHRISTIAN MORTENSEN After an ideal start to their season, the Pima Community College men’s basketball team has continued in its strong play and currently are enjoying one of the program’s best years in recent memory. At the moment, the Aztecs are 21-2 overall and are ranked No. 6 in the latest Division II Poll. […]

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ATHLETIC VOICE: While you were away . . .

February 8, 2018

BY ARMANDO HARMON AND CHRISTIAN MORTENSEN Men’s Basketball By Christian Mortensen While the rest of us were enjoying a nice break from our responsibilities over the holidays, the Pima Community College men’s basketball team enjoyed no such time off, as they played eight games over the winter period and finished with a record of 7-1 […]

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Murphy brings overseas talent to a promising season

December 7, 2017

by ARMANDO HARMON With the 2017-2018 men’s basketball season already on its way, the Aztecs are in good shape to redeem their loss last season in the National Junior College Athletic Association Tourney quarterfinals. Isaiah Murphy is a returning guard, already averaging 24 points a game with a field goal percentage of 72. Murphy is looking […]

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Men’s Basketball: Pima enjoys hot start

December 7, 2017

By CHRISTIAN MORTENSEN It has been a great start to the year for the Pima Community College men’s basketball team as the Aztecs have opened their 2017-2018 season 6-1 in their first seven games and already have picked up a win against a Top 10 team, when they beat Odessa College on Nov. 17. Pima […]

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Men’s Basketball: Strong group returns

November 16, 2017

By CHRISTIAN MORTENSEN Coming into 2017-2018 after their best season in years, the Pima Community College men’s basketball team is looking to a solid group of returning players and a couple of key additions to build on the program’s success last season. In 2016-2017, the Aztecs went 22-13 and were good enough to reach the […]

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Women’s basketball rebounds after opening loss

November 16, 2017

Photo and Story by ARMANDO HARMON The  Pima Community College women’s basketball team is coming into the season looking to dominate. Last season, the Aztecs ended with an overall record of 23-8 and 16-6 in conference play. The Aztecs averaged 81.7 points per game with shooting 40.8 percent from the field. The Aztecs fell short […]

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