Sports

Men’s Basketball: Pima continues hot start to its season

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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Aztecs take third in NJCAA Tournament

December 7, 2017

By BRIANNA HERNANDEZ Despite not winning the NJCAA National Tournament, the Pima Community men’s soccer team had a successful run this season. Perhaps the most triumphant moment came when they managed to snag the program’s first ACCAC conference championship. “I think this team way overachieved,” head coach Dave Cosgrove said. “They took advantage of every […]

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Aztecs fail to win a conference game

November 16, 2017

By ARMANDO HARMON Even with the dissapointing end to the season, PCC honors 11 players with postseason awards With the final two games of the season the Aztecs put the fans on the edges of their seats, where they would fall short in a double OT shootout on their home finale in Game 1. Freshman […]

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PCC earns another postseason berth

November 16, 2017

By BRIANNA HERNANDEZ The Pima Community College Men’s soccer team’s road to championship glory has been one to remember The pinnacle moment being when the Aztecs created history on Oct. 19 with its first ever ACCAC conference championship. “I’m honestly still speechless,” freshman Ricky Flores said. “The best feeling in the world to know the […]

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Strong b-ball group returns

November 16, 2017

By CHRISTRIAN 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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College football playoff rankings take shape

November 16, 2017

By ARMANDO HARMON With the college football season coming to a close, it is still a little too early to tell which teams are going to make the top four to compete in the playoffs. In college football, you have those favorites like Southeastern Conference powerhouse University of Alabama, which has been in the playoffs […]

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The man behind Pima’s soccer success

November 16, 2017

By BRIANNA HERNANDEZ Navigating across town from sports complex to park with soccer equipment in tow is the seemingly never-ending routine for Dave Cosgrove, Pima Community College men’s soccer head coach. Cosgrove never expected to have a life centered around coaching at Kino Stadium, then driving 20-plus minutes to coach practice for his under-18 youth […]

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Championship results lukewarm

November 16, 2017

By RENE ESCOBAR The Aztecs’ hot streak froze in Fort Dodge, Iowa. Both the women’s and men’s teams participated in the NJCAA National Championships. The women finished in 21st place, while the men’s team placed 30th. Freshman standout Katherine Bruno was the top Pima runner as she finished the 5K race in 18th place out […]

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Cross-country keeps winning

November 2, 2017

By RENE ESCOBAR The women’s cross country team continues to keep stride with its winning ways. The Pima Community College men’s and women’s cross country teams participated in the Region I Championships Oct. 29 at Shalimar Country Club in Tempe. The women’s took second place after being narrowly beaten out by Central Arizona College. Freshman […]

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Aztecs’ first championship win in 29 years

November 2, 2017

By BRIANNA HERNANDEZ The Pima Community College men’s soccer team lost its final regular season match, but still managed to make history with the program’s first-ever ACCAC conference championship. “The credit goes to the players and the coaching staff,” coach Dave Cosgrove said. “Every day everyone showed up and kept working – no matter if […]

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ATHLETIC VOICE: East vs. West, the power struggle

November 2, 2017

By RENE ESCOBAR As 16 former All-Star players have moved organizations, an imbalance of power is in flux within the NBA in the new season. The Eastern conference of the NBA possessed promising intrigue at the start of the season, but that potential train has derailed. On opening night, the Boston Celtics were at the […]

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PCC’s season ends in heartbreak

November 2, 2017

By CHRISTIAN MORTENSEN The Pima Community College women’s soccer team’s season came to an end Oct. 26 after a heartbreaking loss to Arizona Western Community College 4-3 in the NJCAA Region 1 Tournament semifinal. The Aztecs finished with an overall record of 15-5-1. Oct. 26: No. 20 PCC 3, Arizona Western CC 4  In the NJCAA […]

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Pima’s record overshadows great play

November 2, 2017

By KYLE MCDANIEL The Aztecs volleyball team ends the season on a seven-game losing streak to finish with a 7-18 record. It was a struggle for Pima all season, as they couldn’t get a winning streak going at any point to jump start their season. Oct. 27: PCC 0, Mesa Community College 3 The Aztecs […]

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Hernandez having a ball

November 2, 2017

By CHRISTIAN MORTENSEN It might not have been love at first touch, but these days, Pima Community College student-athlete Alexis Hernandez clearly plays soccer with a passion that shows she loves the beautiful game. “I actually hated soccer when I first played at 5 years old,”  she said. “But when I was 9, I decided […]

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