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Veliz receives Coach of the Year

Veliz receives Coach of the Year

by DEANNA SHERMAN  The Pima Community College women’s soccer team (20-2-2) ended their season short of the NJCAA Division I National Title, falling against the No. 1 ranked Eastern Florida State College 4-1 on Wednesday, Nov. 18. Eastern Florida took control of the game early, putting the Aztecs down 2-0 at the half. The scoring […]

Aztecs make soccer program history

Aztecs make soccer program history

The Pima Community College men’s soccer team (21-4-2) ended an incredible season in dramatic fashion losing in overtime to Louisburg College during the semifinals of the NJCAA Division I National Tournament. Although the National Title was just out of reach for the Aztecs, third in the nation in the NJCAA is something to be proud […]

SOCCER: ACCAC recognizes PCC players and coach

SOCCER: ACCAC recognizes PCC players and coach

by AUDRIE FORD Women’s Soccer: Pima Community College women’s soccer team (17-1-2, 17-1-2 in ACCAC) secured the number 1 seed for the Region I, Division I tournament after defeating Glendale Community College 5-0, on Oct. 24. This game also marked the Aztec’s twelfth shutout of the season. In the game against Glendale, freshman Destiny Jones […]

Pima gets ready for the playoffs

Pima gets ready for the playoffs

Men’s soccer: The Pima Community College men’s soccer team (13-1-2, 13-1-2 in ACCAC) ended their final regular season home game at Kino Sports Complex with ease, shutting out Paradise Valley Community College 11-0. Freshman Juan Pablo Segura pulled off a hat trick in the second half alone, while sophomores Jason Romero and Alejandro Gonzalez each […]

Both teams undefeated at home

Both teams undefeated at home

Men’s soccer: The Pima Community College men’s soccer team (9-1-2, 9-1-2) defeated South Mountain Community College, (5-1) in Scottsdale on Sept. 26. Officially sweeping the regular season series against them. Sophomore Jason Romero had three of the five goals, totalling nine for the season. Pima had their first loss of the season on Sept. 24 […]

Both teams maintain strength on field

Both teams maintain strength on field

By AUDRIE FORD Men’s Soccer The Pima Community College men’s soccer team (6-0-1, 6-0-1 in ACCAC) is now ranked no.1 in the conference. Coach Dave Cosgrove said that this is the best ranking the Aztecs have had since 2002. Pima held onto their top rank on Tuesday, Sept. 15 against Yavapai College with a tie […]

Initial matches show promising season

Initial matches show promising season

By AUDRIE FORD Men’s soccer After a terrific year last year, the men of the Pima Community College soccer program certainly wanted to start the new season on a great note with hopes of repeating a trip to the NJCAA national tournament. The seventh-seeded Aztecs are currently 1-0, (1-0 in ACCAC conference), and after a […]

SPORTS ANALYSIS: Women’s World Cup deserves more respect

SPORTS ANALYSIS: Women’s World Cup deserves more respect

By MICHAEL ANDERSON The Men’s World Cup soccer tournament is the most popular sporting event in the world, and with good reason. It is a true world championship, as soccer is played everywhere on the planet. Rabid fans the world over obsess over it, but this enthusiasm hasn’t extended to the Women’s World Cup. I’d […]

Real Salt Lake wins Desert Diamond Cup soccer tournament

Real Salt Lake wins Desert Diamond Cup soccer tournament

By BRYAN OROZCO GOAL! That word echoed through the Old Pueblo in an exciting roar as soccer fans attended the fourth annual FC Tucson Desert Diamond Cup Feb. 18-28. As part of Major League Soccer’s preseason, five of the league’s most dominant teams, alongside the FC Tucson semiprofessional team, competed for the Desert Diamond Cup […]

WOMEN'S SOCCER: Team earns sportsmanship award

WOMEN’S SOCCER: Team earns sportsmanship award

By ADRIANNA BARRIENTEZ The Pima Community College women’s soccer team held its own against the No. 2 team in the country on Nov. 19 but didn’t finish with a win. The seventh-seeded Aztecs lost 4-1 to No. 2 Monroe College (New Rochelle, N.Y.) in the final Pool B match of the NJCAA national tournament in […]

MEN'S SOCCER: 'It was a terrific year for us'

MEN’S SOCCER: ‘It was a terrific year for us’

By CALEB FOSTER The season ended Nov. 20 for the Pima Community College men’s soccer team after a loss at the NJCAA national tournament in Prescott. The No. 5 Aztecs advanced to the tournament quarterfinals before being eliminated. They fell 5-0 to a fourth-seeded Texas team, Tyler Junior College. Tyler went on to win the […]

WOMEN’S SOCCER: Aztecs fall at nationals

WOMEN’S SOCCER: Aztecs fall at nationals

By ADRANNA BARRIENTEZ The Pima Community College women’s soccer team held its own against the No. 2 team in the country on Nov. 19 but didn’t finish with a win. At an awards ceremony Nov. 22, Pima received the tournament’s Sportsmanship Award. The seventh-seeded Aztecs lost 4-1 to No. 2 Monroe College (New Rochelle, N.Y.) […]

MEN’S SOCCER: Season ends after playoff loss

MEN’S SOCCER: Season ends after playoff loss

By CALEB FOSTER The season ended Nov. 20 for the Pima Community College men’s soccer team after a loss at the NJCAA national tournament in Prescott. The No. 5 Aztecs advanced to the tournament quarterfinals before being eliminated. They fell 5-0 to a fourth-seeded Texas team, Tyler Junior College. Pima finished the season at 21-5-1, […]

WOMEN'S SOCCER: Pima advances to Nationals

WOMEN’S SOCCER: Pima advances to Nationals

By ADRIANNA BARRIENTEZ Players on the Pima Community College women’s soccer team waved little toy alligators after winning the regional championship Nov. 1, signifying they are going to Florida to compete in the NJCAA national tournament Nov. 17-22. The Aztecs will be the No. 7 national seed in the tournament at Eastern Florida State College in […]

WOMEN'S SOCCER: PCC headed to national tournament

WOMEN’S SOCCER: PCC headed to national tournament

By ADRIANNA BARRIENTEZ Players on the Pima Community College women’s soccer team waved little toy alligators after winning the regional championship Nov. 1, signifying they are going to Florida to compete in the NJCAA national tournament. The Aztecs will play in the national tournament in Melbourne, Fla., from Nov. 17-22. No. 1 seeded Pima (16-4-2) rallied to […]