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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 […]

Softball sluggers keep pounding out W’s

Softball sluggers keep pounding out W’s

By ADRIANNA BARRIENTEZ Pima Community College softball team (17-6, 15-5 in ACCAC) Pima played Scottsdale Community College on March 12 and results will be available on aztecpressonline.com. They split games with Arizona Western College on March 10. In their first game against Arizona Western Matadors they won early on by 7. Sophomore Alexis Alfonso pitched a […]

SOFTBALL: Pima’s close wins help record

SOFTBALL: Pima’s close wins help record

By ADRIANNA BARRIENTEZ The Pima Community College’s softball team (11-4, 9-3 in ACCAC) continues to play great at home giving up only one lose so far this season. The Aztecs played Paradise Valley CC on Feb. 24 after the Aztec Press went to print. The Aztecs split against No. 4 Phoenix College on Feb. 21 […]

Aztecs swing into good start

Aztecs swing into good start

By DEANNA SHERMAN The Pima Community College softball team (6-1, 4-0 in ACCAC) picked up its second straight conference sweep on Feb. 10 at the West Campus. The Aztecs beat Mesa Community College as the pitching staff of sophomore Alexis Alfonso and freshman Odalis Orduno held the Mesa offense. Sophomore Brianna Quiroz went 4 for […]

Ex-Pima athletes sign with universities

Ex-Pima athletes sign with universities

By DIEGO LOZANO III Pima Community College’s fall sports teams have kicked off their seasons, which means new student-athletes have arrived to fill the void of past student alumni. A number of former Aztecs will equally fill the void for universities at the next level. Here’s a look at some key signings that took place […]

SOFTBALL: Season ends in regional championship game

SOFTBALL: Season ends in regional championship game

By BETO HOYOS The Pima Community College softball season came to an end May 10 at Arizona Western College in Yuma. The Aztecs finished the season with a 29-30 record. No. 4 seed PCC reached the championship series of the Region I, Division I tournament playoffs but fell 6-0 to No. 1 AWC in the first […]

SOFTBALL: Pima drops EAC doubleheader

SOFTBALL: Pima drops EAC doubleheader

By BETO HOYOS Pima Community College’s softball team took on Eastern Arizona College on April 22 and dropped the doubleheader. The Aztecs dropped the first game 5-2 after Eastern took a 2-0 lead in the third inning. In the fourth inning, Pima got on the board with a solo shot from sophomore Danielle Stensby. Stensby […]

SOFTBALL: Pima loses tough doubleheader

SOFTBALL: Pima loses tough doubleheader

By BETO HOYOS Pima Community College’s softball team dropped a doubleheader against Phoenix College on April 8 at the West Campus. The losses left the Aztecs’ season record at 21-22 overall, 16-16 in conference. Pima lost the first game 7-4. The Aztecs found themselves down 2-0 in the bottom of the first inning, but freshman […]

SOFTBALL: Pima dominates Mesa CC

SOFTBALL: Pima dominates Mesa CC

By ANDREW PAXTON Pima Community College swept Mesa Community College off the softball diamond, crushing them in both games of a doubleheader on March 29 at West Campus. The Aztecs pitched shutouts in both outings. They earned a 7-0 victory in their first game and won the second match 11-0 in only 5 innings. Sophomore […]

SOFTBALL: Pima sweeps El Paso Community College

SOFTBALL: Pima sweeps El Paso Community College

By BETO HOYOS Pima Community College’s softball team traveled to Texas on March 25, and the Aztecs picked up a sweep against El Paso Community College. In the first game, the Aztecs broke things open with four runs in the fifth inning, taking a 9-3 lead en route to an 11-6 victory. Sophomore Valerie Luera […]

SOFTBALL: Struggles continue

SOFTBALL: Struggles continue

By BETO HOYOS The struggles continued for Pima Community College’s softball team March 11 as the Aztecs took on Western Arizona College and dropped both games of a doubleheader. The Aztecs lost the first game 6-5. Freshman Celina Martinez took the loss after pitching in relief dropping her record to 2-7. Sophomore Valerie Luera went […]

SOFTBALL: Team goes through highs and lows

SOFTBALL: Team goes through highs and lows

By BETO HOYOS Pima Community College’s softball team had their bats go quiet again Paradise Valley Community College on Feb. 25. The Aztecs managed one run during the doubleheader, dropping the first game 9-1 in five innings. Sophomore Stephanie Vejar gave up seven runs in two and two-thirds innings, taking the loss. Pima fought hard […]

Ramirez Destined for Softball

Ramirez Destined for Softball

By BETO HOYOS Pima Community College sophomore shortstop Stacey Ramirez has been passionate about sports. Growing up in the small town of Benson, Ariz., Ramirez participated in several sports including softball, basketball and soccer. Her talent in softball began to blossom in 7th grade when she began playing for an amateur softball association team, which […]

SOFTBALL: Pima falls in thriller, takes third at nationals

SOFTBALL: Pima falls in thriller, takes third at nationals

By STEVE CHOICE The Pima Community College softball team (50-19) capped off a stellar season with a deep run in the NJCAA playoffs in St. George, Utah, on May 18. The Aztecs fell 8-5 in 12 innings to eventual runner-up Salt Lake Community College, assuring them of a third-place finish in the tourney. Salt Lake […]

SOFTBALL: Pima finishes stellar campaign

SOFTBALL: Pima finishes stellar campaign

By ROSE VALENZUELA The Pima Community College softball team (43-17, 35-13 ACCAC) finished its regular season with an April 27 doubleheader sweep of Chandler-Gilbert Community College on the road. Pima won 11-0 and 10-9. Sophomore pitcher Yvette Alvarez (26-12) closed out the regular season campaign with a pair of victories on the bump. Alvarez also […]