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SOFTBALL: Aztecs to face Yavapai in first postseason game

SOFTBALL: Aztecs to face Yavapai in first postseason game

By CASEY MUSE JR. The Aztecs earned the No. 4 seed in the Region I Division I tournament and will face No. 1 seed Yavapai College in the first round. Last year the Aztecs made it to the Region I, Division II Championship game where they lost against Phoneix college, 11-3.   April 25: PCC […]

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Sports briefs

Compiled by Nicholas Trujillo With the winter season ending and the spring seasons already well underway, Pima Community College has had many student-athletes earn awards for their efforts in the season. Others have accepted offers from universities.   Stallworth earns top rank for second time This year marks the second year in a row that […]

SOFTBALL: Pima trying to find winning consistency

SOFTBALL: Pima trying to find winning consistency

By CASEY MUSE JR.  The Pima Community College softball team (25-12, 19-9 conference) has been playing well in March and has found consistency in several aspects of the game. March 4: PCC 4, Phoenix 10/ PCC 1, Phoenix 12 The No. 18 Aztecs fell behind 4-0 early in the first game against the No. 2 […]

SOFTBALL: Pima trying to find batting consistency

SOFTBALL: Pima trying to find batting consistency

By CASEY MUSE JR. The Pima Community College softball team has entered the full swing of the regular season. Players are looking to establish some consistency with their bats as they look to reach their full potential. Feb. 16: PCC 10, Colorado Northwestern 13 / PCC 6, Colorado Northwestern 3 The Aztecs split a non-conference […]

SOFTBALL: Aztecs looking for consistency during season start

SOFTBALL: Aztecs looking for consistency during season start

By CASEY MUSE JR The Pima Community College softball team eased into the season with some key wins at the beginning of conference play. The Aztecs are striving for consistency in their pitching as well as trying to keep their bats healthy. Jan. 31: PCC 0, Arizona Western 6 / PCC 5, Arizona Western 4 The Aztecs […]

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SOFTBALL: Aztecs continue to establish program

By CASEY MUSE JR After a promising non-conference start to the season, the Pima Community College softball team opened conference play with a split at Arizona Western College in Yuma. The No. 18-ranked Aztecs were held scoreless in the first game, but rallied in the second to take a 5-4 victory. In the first game, […]

Softball: Aztecs have score to settle

Softball: Aztecs have score to settle

By JASON WEIR The Pima Community College softball team finished second to Phoenix College in last year’s tournament. They won the first two games, one against Phoenix, and needed only one more win for the title but lost two straight games to the Phoenix Bears. “Our sophomores and coaches still have a bitter taste,” head […]

SOFTBALL: Softball lets bats do the talking

SOFTBALL: Softball lets bats do the talking

By JASON WEIR Pima Community College (33-14, 21-11 in ACCAC) split their third straight doubleheader April 2 against South Mountain Community College. The Aztecs earned a run-rule victory in the first game. Their offense and defense were at their best in the 18-0 shutout. Freshmen Courtney Brown and Margaita Corona each hit a two-run homer […]

SOFTBALL: Coach earns 400th Pima win as Aztecs spark 9-1 streak

SOFTBALL: Coach earns 400th Pima win as Aztecs spark 9-1 streak

By JASON WEIR The Pima Community College softball team (28-9, 16-6 in ACCAC) lost two games against Yavapai College on March 22. The Aztecs lost 2-0 in the first game with only three hits from freshman Margarita Corona and sophomores Christine Olivas and Kalynn Martinez. Pima contested Yavapai’s lead in the second game, closing in […]

SOFTBALL: Players earn national recognition

SOFTBALL: Players earn national recognition

By JASON WEIR The No. 9 Pima Community College softball team (19-8, 13-5 in ACCAC) received national recognition for the second time when freshman Bailey Critchlow was named NJCAA Division II National Player of the Week for Feb. 22-28. The award was her third for the week. She was also named both ACCAC Division II […]

Pima sets sights on national championship

Pima sets sights on national championship

By JASON WEIR With the goal of a national championship, the Pima Community College softball team will open its 2016 season on Jan. 29 at the CSN Kickoff Classic in Henderson, Nev. Head coach Armando Quiroz notes the Aztecs are freshmen-heavy, with 11 true freshmen and one red-shirt freshman. That means the Aztecs will look […]

SOFTBALL- Pima finishes second in region tourney

SOFTBALL- Pima finishes second in region tourney

By ADRIANNA BARRIENTEZ The Pima Community College softball team (46-14) closed out its 2015 season on May 2 at Phoenix College. The Aztecs fought hard in three games against Phoenix College but didn’t finish victorious. Pima could not stop the Phoenix College offense in their 11-1 loss. Sophomore Keona Hunter hit a triple in the […]

Softball: Aztecs charge into postseason play

Softball: Aztecs charge into postseason play

By ADRIANNA BARRIENTEZ The Pima Community College softball team (41-11, 34-10 in ACCAC) looks to wrap up its season in contention against Phoenix College for the No. 1 spot going into the postseason. The Aztecs lost on the road against Eastern Arizona College on April 21. The first loss snapped a 14-game winning streak for […]

Softball: Pima sweeps No. 2 Phoenix College

Softball: Pima sweeps No. 2 Phoenix College

By ADRIANNA BARRIENTEZ The Pima Community College softball team (33-9, 28-8 in ACCAC) have preformed great recently winning their last six games. The Aztecs won a two game sweep at No. 2 Phoenix College on April 7.  Freshman Christine Olivas led the Aztecs going 4 for 6 from the plate and added four RBIs on the […]

Softball: Team’s winning streak ends

Softball: Team’s winning streak ends

By ADRIANNA BARRIENTEZ The Pima Community College softball team (27-7, 22-6 in ACCAC) is playing strong, just recently closing out a seven game winning streak. Sophomore Alexis Alfonso has led the Aztecs through that streak with a fantastic performance. The Aztecs grabbed their seventh win in a row on March 24 against Yavapai College with […]