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Cross Country: Aztecs sprint into the finals

Cross Country: Aztecs sprint into the finals

By RENE ESCOBAR Pima Community College Aztecs Cross Country, had a sub-spectacular day against stiff competition Sept. 15 in the Dave Murray Invitational. The women’s team finished the day in fourth place as freshman Katherine Bruno completed the 2.5-mile race in 22nd place with a time of 16 minutes, 2 seconds. Freshman Sionna Johnson took […]

CROSS COUNTRY: Felzien sets school record at invitational

CROSS COUNTRY: Felzien sets school record at invitational

By CASEY MUSE JR The Pima Community College men’s and women’s cross country teams closed out the regular season on Oct. 14 at the Mount San Antonio College Invitational in Walnut, California. The Aztec women finished eighth out of 17 teams in a 3-mile race with a team score of 239 points. Sophomore Samantha Felzien […]

CROSS COUNTRY: Fernandez finishes seventh at meet

CROSS COUNTRY: Fernandez finishes seventh at meet

By CASEY MUSE JR. The Pima Community College men’s and women’s cross country teams competed at the Mesa CC Thunderbird Classic on Oct. 8. The men’s team, currently ranked No. 19 in the country, finished the day with 153 total points. That total earned the Aztecs a seventh-place finish out of 10 teams.  Sophomore David […]

CROSS COUNTRY: Teams finish fourth at Flagstaff season opener

CROSS COUNTRY: Teams finish fourth at Flagstaff season opener

By CASEY MUSE JR The Pima Community College men’s and women’s cross country teams both placed fourth at the George Kyte Invitational in Flagstaff on Sept. 3. The women’s team finished fourth out of six teams while accumulating 92 points in the Open Division final standings. Sophomore Taryn Estavillo earned the best finish for the […]

Track and Field: PCC preparing for title

Track and Field: PCC preparing for title

By CASEY MUSE JR. The Pima Community College men’s and women’s track and field teams participated in their final regular season events at the Triton Invitational in La Jolla, CA on April 22-23. Sophomore Kelsey Montano finished the 3,000-meter steeplechase with a time of 11 minutes, 12.65 seconds. She broke a Pima school record as […]

Logo finishes an All-American

Logo finishes an All-American

by TRAVIS BRAASCH Amanuel Logo is a little different than most students you encounter at Pima Community College. He was born in Africa, in the city of Barentu, Eritrea and, as a child he was already presented with challenges. He didn’t have the same opportunities growing up as many other students. The star athlete for […]

Aztecs finish top 10 at nationals

Aztecs finish top 10 at nationals

by MICKEY LAMB In college sports, the character of a team is showcased not by how a team manages its successes but through its resolve as it struggles with disappointment. The 2014 season saw the women’s cross country team falling below the top ten positions for the first time in almost a decade.  Head coach […]

Going to Iowa

Going to Iowa

by MICKEY LAMB The Pima Community College men’s and women’s cross country teams competed in the 2015 Region 1 Championships held at Villago Community Park in Casa Grande on Saturday, Oct. 31 The men’s 8K race began at 9 a.m. with Pima coming into the event ranked 13th in the country. The Aztecs placed third […]

CROSS-COUNTRY: Finishing in fashion

CROSS-COUNTRY: Finishing in fashion

by STEVEN FOWLER Coming off an impressive first place finish at the Mesa Community College Thunderbird Classic, the Pima Community College Aztecs looked to carry the momentum. The Pima men’s and women’s cross-country teams competed in the Mount San Antonio College Invitational on Friday Oct.16 in Walnut, California. The No. 4 ranked Aztecs women’s team […]

Pima takes third place at home

Pima takes third place at home

by DEANNA SHERMAN On Sept. 25 Pima Community College’s mens and womens cross country teams took third place in the ACCAC Conference Championship at El Rio Golf Course in Tucson. In the womens 3.11-mile race, sophomore Kelsey Montano finished third of 37 at 19 minutes, 41.7 seconds and was named to the first team All-ACCAC […]

Runners face tough season

Runners face tough season

By MICKEY LAMB Pima Community College cross country head coach Greg Wenneborg has left no doubts in his runner’s minds as to what he expects of them for the upcoming 2015 season. “I love to see top ten finishes, “Wenneborg said. “We have some good returning athletes, this is an achievable goal.” The men’s team […]

CROSS-COUNTRY: Men take sixth at Nationals

CROSS-COUNTRY: Men take sixth at Nationals

BY JAMIE MAESE The Pima Community College men’s and women’s cross-country teams closed out their season Nov. 8 at the NJCAA National Championships in Lubbock, Texas. The men’s team took sixth place out of 33 teams with a team score of 243 points. It was the best finish for the Aztecs since 2004, when they […]

Runner juggles a crowded schedule

Runner juggles a crowded schedule

By JAMIE MAESE Most student-athletes are sucked into a world of nonstop practices, conditioning, games, interviews, homework and spending time in the learning center. Pima Community College sophomore cross-country runner Sarrah Boughan juggles all that while maintaining a 4.0 GPA, managing an internship and having a social life. “It gets kind of crazy trying to […]

CROSS-COUNTRY: Teams await national competition in Texas

CROSS-COUNTRY: Teams await national competition in Texas

By JAMIE MAESE The Pima Community College cross-country teams head to South Plains College in Lubbock, Texas, on Nov. 8 for the NJCAA national cross-country championships. During the regional championships in Glendale on Oct. 27, the men’s team placed second and the women’s team took third place. The men finished with a team score of […]

XC teams take top spots

XC teams take top spots

  By JAMIE MAESE  The Pima Community College men’s team claimed first place at the Mesa Thunderbird Classic at Mesa Community College on Oct. 11, and the women’s team placed third. The men’s team topped the team standings with 43 points. The top five Pima runners placed in the top 20 in a field of […]