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Sports Briefs: Men’s basketball player signs with Point Loma

Sports Briefs: Men’s basketball player signs with Point Loma

By STEVEN FOWLER Pima Community College men’s basketball sophomore guard Yusuf Shehata has signed a national letter of intent to continue his collegiate career at Point Loma Nazarene University in San Diego, Calif. Shehata anchored Pima’s offense to a 17-14 overall record this season, its best ACCAC conference record since 2000-01. The Aztecs made their […]

Sports Briefs: Freshman guard earns All-American honors

Sports Briefs: Freshman guard earns All-American honors

By Jason Weir A season of honors for Pima Community College women’s basketball freshman point guard Sydni Stallworth continued April 5 when she was selected first-team All-American.“It feels great to receive the award as a freshman,” Stallworth said. “I want to thank my entire coaching staff and my teammates.” Stallworth, the sixth PCC women’s basketball […]

MEN'S BASKETBALL: Season ends with loss to South Mountain

MEN’S BASKETBALL: Season ends with loss to South Mountain

By STEVEN FOWLER The No. 3 Pima Community College men’s basketball team saw its season end March 2 after a 96-81 loss in the Region I, Division II semifinal game at No. 2 seeded South Mountain Community College. It was the third consecutive year that the Aztecs were eliminated in the semifinal game. South Mountain […]

WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: Aztecs honor sophomores in win

WOMEN’S BASKETBALL: Aztecs honor sophomores in win

By JASON WEIR The Pima Community College women’s basketball team (22-7, 16-5 in ACCAC) finished the regular season schedule and is ready for the Division II Playoffs. The Aztecs went 1-2 since their Feb. 10 match up, losing the first two games. The Aztecs rebounded from those losses with an impressive win against South Mountain […]

MENS BASKETBALL: Aztecs hang on in tough season

MENS BASKETBALL: Aztecs hang on in tough season

By STEVEN FOWLER The Pima Community College men’s basketball team (14-11, 9-8 in ACCAC) fell on the road at Cochise College 87-69 in Douglas on Feb. 6. Down by two at 34-32 at halftime, the Aztecs were out-scored in the second half 53-37. Sophomore Justice Martion led the Aztecs in scoring by contributing 22 points […]

Aztecs ignite the court with pair of upsets

Aztecs ignite the court with pair of upsets

By STEVEN FOWLER Since Dec. 9, the Pima Community College men’s basketball team (12-9, 7-6 in ACCAC) have compiled an 8-5 record including a 91-85 upset over No. 16 Arizona Western College on Jan. 6 since our last publication. The Aztecs upset No. 18 Phoenix College on the road on Jan. 23. Pima held a […]

Phoenix college snaps Aztec win streak

Phoenix college snaps Aztec win streak

By JASON WEIR The Pima Community College women’s basketball team (17-4, 11-2 in ACCAC) went on an 11 game win streak since our last publication. The Aztecs Jan. 23 loss and Dec. 5 loss at Eastern Arizona College surrounded an impressive 11 game win streak. The Aztecs don’t have another regular season game against Phoenix […]

Women’s squad starts 2-0 in conference

Women’s squad starts 2-0 in conference

by DEANNA SHERMAN The Pima Community College women’s basketball team (4-1, 2-0 in ACCAC) took down the defending region champs at West Campus on Nov. 22. In a 61-46 victory over Phoenix College, the Aztecs avenged their nail-biting 53-55 loss from last years Region I, Division II semifinals. It seemed as though the game might […]

Venues to watch UA men’s basketball

Venues to watch UA men’s basketball

By DEANNA SHERMAN March Madness is almost upon us! The No. 5 nationally ranked University of Arizona men’s basketball team is getting ready for the most exciting time in collegiate sports. If you’re looking to go out and enjoy the game with friends or family, here are my Top 10 places in Tucson to watch […]

WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: Aztecs end season with heartbreaker

WOMEN’S BASKETBALL: Aztecs end season with heartbreaker

By DEANNA SHERMAN The Pima Community College’s women’s basketball team ended its season early in a loss to Phoenix College 55-53 on March 4 at the West Campus gym. Despite Pima having the No. 1 seed over No. 4 Phoenix going into the Region I, Division II Tournament semi-finals, the Aztecs struggled to pull out […]

MEN'S BASKETBALL: Playoffs end early in semifinals play

MEN’S BASKETBALL: Playoffs end early in semifinals play

By CALEB FOSTER The Pima Community College men’s basketball team ended its season with an 80-71 loss against Tohono O’Odham in Sells on March 4. The Aztecs struggled all season against Tohono O’Odham, dropping both of their regular season matchups. The Aztecs came out slow in the semifinal game, being outscored 39-24 in the first […]

MEN'S BASKETBALL: Pima ending season strong

MEN’S BASKETBALL: Pima ending season strong

By CALEB FOSTER The Pima Community College men’s basketball team (18-12, 10-12 in ACCAC) will be the No. 3 seed heading into the tournament. They will face Tohono O’Odham in the first round of the tournament. Pima previously dropped both of their regular season games against Tohono O’Odham this season. The Aztecs dropped their last game […]

WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: Playoffs start March 4 at West Campus

WOMEN’S BASKETBALL: Playoffs start March 4 at West Campus

By DEANNA SHERMAN The Pima Community College women’s basketball team (17-13, 14-8 in ACCAC) has sealed the No.1 seed in the Region I, Division II tournament. The Aztecs pulled out an exciting win Feb. 24 against Scottsdale Community College, 66-62, in the final regular-season game. With under a minute left in the game, the score […]

Streak ends with nail-biting overtime loss

Streak ends with nail-biting overtime loss

By DEANNA SHERMAN The Spring semester has proven to be an exciting one so far as the Aztecs look to close out their season strong. The Pima Community College women’s basketball team (13-12, 10-7 in ACCAC) lost in dramatic fashion to Cochise College in overtime 72-71 Feb. 7. The Aztecs came out strong in the […]

Gershman drops 45 to end losing streak

Gershman drops 45 to end losing streak

By CALEB FOSTER The Pima Community College men’s basketball team (17-8, 9-8 in ACCAC conference) snapped their four game losing streak behind a huge performance from Sophomore Murphy Gershman. Gershman was named ACCAC player of the week for the third time adding to his resume as the top player for the Aztecs this season. Pima […]