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TRACK AND FIELD: A long (jump) and winding road

TRACK AND FIELD: A long (jump) and winding road

By EDDIE CELAYA Standing nearly 6 feet tall with stunning red hair, sophomore Hannah Bartz is used to standing out in a crowd. Put her on the track and she doesn’t just stand out; she races to the front of the pack. “We were always pretty fast in elementary school,” Bartz said of herself and her equally fast, just as brightly […]

TRACK AND FIELD: Pima jumpers sweep meet

TRACK AND FIELD: Pima jumpers sweep meet

 By KATELYN ROBERTS After a home meet at the Willie Williams Invitational, Pima Community College track and field hits the road until April 8.  March 23-25: Puma Outdoor Meet WOMEN’S Freshman Alyssa Watkins took third with her hammer throw, setting a mark of 155 feet, 1 inch. Watkins earned an outdoor national qualifier mark. Freshman Rhiannon Bearup qualified nationally with her time of 1 minute […]

TRACK & FIELD: Shoultz first in high jump at championships

TRACK & FIELD: Shoultz first in high jump at championships

By Katelyn Roberts After hosting their own indoor invitational, the Aztecs take to the road, with their next home meet on April 8. NJCAA Indoor National Championships The Aztecs headed to Pittsburg, Kansas, March 3 and 4, to compete in the NJCAA Indoor National Championships. Sophomore Sam Shoultz placed first in high jump with 7 […]

Track: More PCC qualifiers for indoor nationals

Track: More PCC qualifiers for indoor nationals

 By KATELYN ROBERTS With the Aztecs’ last meet before nationals under their belts, every national qualifier earned is being counted. On Feb. 17, Pima Community College’s track and field teams competed in the NAU Tune-Up Meet in Flagstaff. Freshman Colin Dylla qualified nationally for the 800-meter race with a time of 1 minute and 58.17 seconds, taking fifth place  Freshman Filimone Tu-avao qualified in the weight […]

TRACK & FIELD: Aztecs break records and nationally qualify

TRACK & FIELD: Aztecs break records and nationally qualify

By: KATELYN ROBERTS As Pima Community College presses on, Aztecs made five more national qualifying marks between the men’s and women’s teams at the Aztec Indoor Invitational. PCC hosted the tournament at West Campus. Records were also broken during the Arizona Indoor Invitational, hosted by Glendale Community College.   Feb. 3-4: Aztec Indoor Invitational WOMEN’S […]

TRACK & FIELD: Aztecs break records, set four qualifiers

TRACK & FIELD: Aztecs break records, set four qualifiers

By KATELYN ROBERTS Jan. 27-28: Paradise Valley Indoor Invitational With their first meet out of the way, Pima Community College’s track and field returned from the Paradise Valley Indoor Invitational with two new records and six nations qualifying marks. WOMEN’S The women’s competition resulted in two new Pima records when freshman Rhiannon Bearup took third […]

Aztecs set qualifiers at Mesa meet

Aztecs set qualifiers at Mesa meet

By CASEY MUSE JR. The Pima Community College track and field teams set seven new national qualifiers and improved in six others in the Mesa Classic on April 8. In women’s competition, freshman Hannah Bartz earned her third national qualifying mark with a fifth-place finish in the triple jump with a mark of 36-feet, 2 […]

TRACK AND FIELD: Pima sets qualifiers

TRACK AND FIELD: Pima sets qualifiers

By CASEY MUSE JR. It was a solid outing for both the men’s and women’s track and field teams at the ACCAC Conference Meet at Central Arizona College on April 2. The women’s team went 3-1 in head-to-head meetings. PCC defeated Mesa Community College (105-71), Paradise Valley Community College (119-35) and Glendale Community College (110-38). […]

TRACK AND FIELD: Pima sets records at Tucson invitational

TRACK AND FIELD: Pima sets records at Tucson invitational

By CASEY MUSE JR. The Pima Community College track and field teams set 10 national qualifiers when it opened outdoor competition March 18-19 at the Willie Williams Invitational at the Roy P. Drachman Stadium in Tucson.Freshman Sam Shoultz tied a school record and established a national qualifier in the high jump with a distance that […]

TRACK AND FIELD: Logo finishes second at nationals

TRACK AND FIELD: Logo finishes second at nationals

By CASEY MUSE JR. The Pima Community College men’s and women’s track and field teams notched top-20 finishes March 4-5 at the NJCAA Indoor National Championships in Winston-Salem, N.C. The men’s team finished in15th place out of 27 teams with a total of 17 points. Sophomore Amanuel Logo had a good day, earning 12 of […]

TRACK AND FIELD: Logo breaks mile record

TRACK AND FIELD: Logo breaks mile record

By CASEY MUSE JR. Sophomore Amanuel Logo led the way as the Pima Community College men’s and women’s track and field teams competed Feb. 20 at the Puma Indoor Invitational Last Chance Qualifier in Phoenix. Logo took second place in the one-mile race. He broke the PCC record in the process with a time of […]

TRACK: Track and Field continues to stand out

TRACK: Track and Field continues to stand out

By WILL WILLCOXSON The Pima Community College men and women’s track and field teams took home three Region I Championship titles on May 5 at Mesa Community College. The men’s team scored 65 points on the day and the women’s team finished with 66. Sophomore Kaysee Pilgrim earned her Region I Championship title with a […]

Track and Field: Pima produces 12 national qualifiers

Track and Field: Pima produces 12 national qualifiers

By WILL WILLCOXSON The Aztecs competed at the Mesa Community College invitational on April 10, both meets contained fellow junior colleges, some foreign athletes from Wales and Calgary and some universities like Grand Canyon University, San Jose State and Brigham Young University. Freshman Amanuel Logo and sophomore Peter Gonzales both set national qualifiers in the […]

Pima puts up 13 qualifiers

Pima puts up 13 qualifiers

By WILL WILLCOXSON The Aztec track and field team returned from the March 27-28 Puma Outdoor Invitational with five more national qualifiers added for the outdoor championships in May. Among the qualifiers was freshman Blair Benefield, who also broke the pole vault school record with a height of 11 feet and six inches. Though Benefield […]

Track and Field: Pima takes on universities

Track and Field: Pima takes on universities

By WILL WILLCOXSON After a successful run in the Indoor NJCAA championships, the Pima Community College track and field teams competed with the big dogs at the universities. The Aztecs competed with fellow junior colleges as well as universities like the University of Arizona and Grand Canyon University at UA in the March 19 Willie […]