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Pima's record overshadows great play

Pima’s record overshadows great play

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 […]

Hernandez having a ball

Hernandez having a ball

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 […]

As stretch run looms, Aztecs up-and-down form continues

As stretch run looms, Aztecs up-and-down form continues

By CHRISTIAN MORTENSEN Editor’s Note: This story should have been published on October 5, 2017.  As the midway point in the season came and went, the Pima Community College Women’s Soccer team (8-4-1) can feel mostly good about the way they have played so far this year. The Aztecs currently sit in third place in the […]

Aztecs struggle through end of season

Aztecs struggle through end of season

By ARMANDO HARMON It’s been rough for Pima football as they lost two straight. Things could turn around, however, as the team hits the road for two consecutive weeks.   Oct. 14: PCC 21, Snow College 37   The Aztecs of Pima Community College football team (2-5, 0-4 in WSFL) put up a fight with […]

Former Olympic coach returns

Former Olympic coach returns

By RENE ESCOBAR As the Major League Baseball season begins its final stretch, the Aztecs’ baseball season is beginning to take shape. New head coach Rich Alday looks forward to leading a Pima Community College baseball program into a new era, where players are molded into well-rounded men. “For my ball players, it will always […]

One in the same: amateurism and college basketball

One in the same: amateurism and college basketball

By KYLE MCDANIEL The black cloud is descending on men’s college basketball, and it is merely the beginning. When the FBI released its findings Sept. 26 announcing the arrests of multiple college basketball assistant coaches, the world seemed to stop. When Emanuel “Book” Richardson from the University of Arizona was named as one of the […]

Aztecs end season with win at home

Aztecs end season with win at home

By BRIANNA HERNANDEZ The Pima Community College Aztecs have had a successful season on paper. Currently the Aztecs are 12-0-2 in their last 14 games. The Aztecs even closed off the regular season with an 8-0-2 record at Kino Stadium.   Oct.12: PCC 1, Glendale CC 0   The Aztecs (14-1-3) eager to finish the […]

Bruno continues stellar run for PCC

Bruno continues stellar run for PCC

By RENE ESCOBAR Top-10 finishes for both men’s and women’s cross country in southern California.   Oct. 14: Mt. San Antonio Community College Invitational   The PCC cross-country teams competed in Walnut, CA on Saturday, Oct. 14, as part of the Mt. SAC CC Invitational. The women’s team finished in third place out of 14 […]

Football: Defense stands tall in thriller

Football: Defense stands tall in thriller

By ARMANDO HARMON The Aztec defense manages to hold on until the end. Sept. 23: PCC 21, Air Force Prep 14 The Aztecs of Pima Community College (2-3) put on a last-minute thriller as the defense stopped the Huskies in the fourth. The team escaped with a win when they hosted the Huskies at Kino […]

Aztecs volleyball strives for consistent play

Aztecs volleyball strives for consistent play

By KYLE MCDANIEL Over the next five matches, Pima Community College went 2-3, which gave them an overall record of 6-11. The season started rough for Pima. The teamwork and communication improved with every game.   Sept. 20: PCC 0,  Arizona Western College 3 The Aztecs had a match in Yuma before going to California. […]

Home is everything

Home is everything

By KYLE MCDANIEL To certain people, money isn’t everything. As you peer into the world of sports, though, you see that money has become king. Players seem to care less about the fans and the city they play in and more about what team pays the most money. This isn’t just problem with sports in […]

PCC men's soccer showcases strength with powerful wins

PCC men’s soccer showcases strength with powerful wins

By BRIANNA HERNANDEZ The Pima Community College men’s soccer team has managed to secure a 10-1-2 record whilst winning eight of their last nine matches.  Sept. 19: PCC 1, Mesa Community College 0 The Aztecs (7-1-1) remain undefeated with a victory over the Mesa CC Thunderbirds.  After unsuccessful efforts from both sides, the Aztecs and […]

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 […]

Volleyball team splits before tough road stretch

Volleyball team splits before tough road stretch

By KYLE MCDANIEL Over the next six games Pima will go 3-3, finishing 2-2 at the Scottsdale Classic Tournament. Throughout the tournament the team did an excellent job rallying together, and not giving up on any point during the matches with multiple come from behind rallies. The team needed to come out on the positive […]

Men's Soccer: Championship not far for Aztecs

Men’s Soccer: Championship not far for Aztecs

By BRIANNA HERNANDEZ The Pima Community College men’s soccer team (6-1-1) had a rocky start to its season, but now they’ve been showing competitors that they’re Region I title material. The Aztecs proved they were a force to be reckoned with in an 8-0 victory against South Mountain CC in their second game of the […]