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CROSS-COUNTRY: Aztecs hold their own in Iowa

CROSS-COUNTRY: Aztecs hold their own in Iowa

By DIEGO LOZANO III The Pima Community College cross-country teams wrapped up their seasons at the NJCAA National Championships in Fort Dodge, Iowa, on Nov. 9. The women’s team totaled 277 team points and came home with an eighth place showing in the championship standings. Sophomore Nikki Regalado ran away with top honors, finishing 22ndout […]

CROSS-COUNTRY: Women lengthening strides at ideal time

CROSS-COUNTRY: Women lengthening strides at ideal time

By DIEGO LOZANO III  One week away from the NJCAA National Championships being held in Fort Dodge, Iowa, the Pima Community College cross country teams will need to be at maximum strength and depth to put forth competitive efforts on Nov. 9. They took a step in that direction on Oct. 28, when Pima hosted […]

Aztecs finding niche on both sides

Aztecs finding niche on both sides

By DIEGO LOZANO III With Pima Community College’s cross country teams looking to improve at every meet, the women have certainly held their end of the bargain thus far. Now, the men’s team has began to hit strides midway through a tumultuous season. Both squads made their way to Mesa on Oct. 12 for the […]

Pima proves to be better home for Boughan

Pima proves to be better home for Boughan

By DIEGO LOZANO III Before her high school graduation from Canyon Del Oro High School in 2013, Sarrah Boughan was focused on attending and competing for Grand Canyon University. Ultimately, Grand Canyon passed her by. The 18-year old freshman at Pima Community College and a rising runner for the cross-country team wasn’t initially sold on […]

Aztec women echoing expectations

Aztec women echoing expectations

By DIEGO LOZANO III After three meets, it appears the Pima Community College’s cross country teams’ accomplishments will depend on the success of their women racers. Mesa Community College  hosted the ACCAC Championships Sept. 27. With lone sophomore Nikki Regalado inactive at the conference championships and Dave Murray tournament, a crew of freshmen has represented […]

CROSS-COUNTRY: Runners bask in glow of nationals success

CROSS-COUNTRY: Runners bask in glow of nationals success

By STEVE CHOICE The Pima Community College cross-country teams finished their seasons with a strong performance at the NJCAA National Championships in Ina, Ill., on Nov. 10. The women’s team came in seventh with 238 points. The Aztecs finished just behind sixth-place Mesa Community College, who scored 236. The men also capped off their year […]

CROSS-COUNTRY: Runners looking to catch fire at nationals

CROSS-COUNTRY: Runners looking to catch fire at nationals

By STEVE CHOICE The Pima Community College men’s and women’s cross-country squads competed in the NJCAA Region 1 Championships in Gilbert on Oct. 30, qualifying both squads for nationals. The women’s team placed second at regionals, while the men came in fifth. The national championship meet will be held in Ina, Ill., on Nov. 10, […]

CROSS-COUNTRY: Harriers place in top eight at Calif. meet

CROSS-COUNTRY: Harriers place in top eight at Calif. meet

By CLYNISHA STEVENS The Pima Community College men’s and women’s cross-country teams competed in the Mount Sac Invitational in Walnut, Calif., on Oct. 12. In the women’s three-mile race, PCC came in sixth place out of 26 teams, scoring 164 points. Cerritos College (Calif.) won the women’s division. Freshman Nikki Regalado was the top Pima finisher, […]

Cross Country 2011

CROSS-COUNTRY: Pima runners compete in Dave Murray Invitational

By GRETCHEN PATZE The Pima Community College women’s cross-country team finished in 4th place at the Dell Urich Golf Course in Tucson on Friday, Sept. 14. The men’s team came in 7th in their 4.25-mile race. The women totaled 107 points, behind third-place finisher Mesa Community College. The University of Arizona placed first in the […]

CROSS-COUNTRY: PCC runners capture first place at Flagstaff meet

CROSS-COUNTRY: PCC runners capture first place at Flagstaff meet

By GRETCHEN PATZE Pima Community College cross-country runners posted first-place individual finishes, and the women’s team earned the top overall spot during their first meet of the season. Competing at the George Kyte Invitational in Flagstaff on Sept. 1, the women’s team scored 15 points to defeat Scottsdale and Estrella Mountain community colleges. Aztec freshman […]

Pima Olympic hopeful Curley fails to place

Pima Olympic hopeful Curley fails to place

By MYLO ERICKSON   The Olympics had tryouts in Houston for the marathon on Saturday, Jan. 14. There were about 156 men racing on a 26.2 mile course, and only the top three qualified for the team. Craig Curley is from Kinlichee, a Navajo reservation in northeast Arizona. He also happens to be a Pima […]

From the archives: Cross country first PCC sport to bring national recognition

From the archives: Cross country first PCC sport to bring national recognition

BY AMY ZAMBRANO Thirty-five years ago, the Pima Community College cross country “great pumpkins” headed to Farmingdale, N.Y., to represent Arizona and PCC at the junior college cross country national competition. The national competition came after PCC won a state championship and a regional title with an undefeated record of 10-0. The 1976 cross country […]

Kelsey Montano running at nationals.

Aztecs finish season in top 20

By MEGYN FITZGERALD In the final meet of the 2011 season, the Pima Community College cross country teams finished in the national top 20. PCC competed at the National Junior College Athletic Association Division 1 Cross Country Championships on Nov. 12 in Hobbs, N. M. “The goal was to have both teams in the top […]

Cross Country 2011

Aztecs qualify for national championships

By MEGYN FITZGERALD  The Pima Community College women’s and men’s cross country teams qualified for the NJCAA National Championships after finishing second and third in the regional championships. At the NJCAA Region I Championships in Gilbert, Ariz. on Nov. 1, the women earned the Region Runner-up title behind Central Arizona College while the men finished […]

Cross country: Aztecs finish first in Gilbert

Cross country: Aztecs finish first in Gilbert

By MEGYN FITZGERALD Pima Community College’s men’s and women’s cross country teams both snagged top spots over the weekend at the Mesa Thunderbird Invitational in Gilbert. The Aztec men finished with 24 points, a whopping 21 points ahead of second place Mesa Community College. The first finisher for Pima was freshman Fabian Romero. Romero finished […]