Sports

Golf: Men’s and Women’s teams tee off the new season

February 8, 2018

By CHRISTIAN MORTENSEN and MICHELLE TRUJILLO Men’s: By Christian Mortensen The Pima Community College men’s golf team comes into the 2018 season after a succesful 2017, in which the Aztecs finished 20th at the NJCAA Division 1 Championship in Kansas and had two sophomores voted to the all-region team. Even though those two standouts have departed, […]

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ATHLETIC VOICE: While you were away . . .

February 8, 2018

BY ARMANDO HARMON AND CHRISTIAN MORTENSEN Men’s Basketball By Christian Mortensen While the rest of us were enjoying a nice break from our responsibilities over the holidays, the Pima Community College men’s basketball team enjoyed no such time off, as they played eight games over the winter period and finished with a record of 7-1 […]

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Women’s basketball dominates schedule after losing its season-opening game to New Mexico

December 7, 2017

By ARMANDO HARMON Pima Community College continues to fight on as they have won four games in row. The basketball team spent a weekend in Utah for the Willow Creek Inn Invitational. The Aztecs finished 2-1 for the weekend, but they did triumph over two Division I teams and handed Snow College its first loss […]

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Murphy brings overseas talent to a promising season

December 7, 2017

by ARMANDO HARMON With the 2017-2018 men’s basketball season already on its way, the Aztecs are in good shape to redeem their loss last season in the National Junior College Athletic Association Tourney quarterfinals. Isaiah Murphy is a returning guard, already averaging 24 points a game with a field goal percentage of 72. Murphy is looking […]

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ATHLETIC VOICE: 2018 World Cup will be great, albeit different

December 7, 2017

By CHRISTIAN MORTENSEN When the eyes of the world shift their collective attention to Russia next summer for the 2018 FIFA World Cup, there is no doubt they will behold the grandest of sporting spectacles. As always, some of the best athletes on the planet will be on display as the different cultures of the […]

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Men’s Basketball: Pima enjoys hot start

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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Men’s Basketball: Strong group returns

November 16, 2017

By CHRISTIAN 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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