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Tough life experiences provide motivation for softball sisters

Tough life experiences provide motivation for softball sisters

By JASON WEIR Drug-addicted birth, adoption, family, softball, college. This has been the progression for two sisters born by the same drug-addicted mother and then saved through adoption by two loving families. Aubre Carpenter, 23, and Kalynn Martinez, 19, have no trouble keeping softball in perspective. They both overcame the odds against them at birth. […]

Coach earns unprecedented 400 wins

Coach earns unprecedented 400 wins

By JASON WEIR Softball head coach Armando Quiroz recently surpassed 400 wins at Pima Community College. He had 412 wins as of April 4, the most on record at PCC. The milestone caused the coach to reflect on his eight seasons with the Aztecs. “My thoughts go to all the talented and wonderful young ladies […]

Aztecs sweep two doubleheaders

Aztecs sweep two doubleheaders

By JASON WEIR The No. 9 ranked Pima Community College softball team (11-7, 8-4 in ACCAC) was involved in three doubleheader sweeps Feb. 13-20, with two of them ending in their favor. Two PCC players were honored for their play Feb. 8-14. Sophomore Odalis Orduno was named both the ACCAC Division II Pitcher of the […]

Sports briefs - Universities recruit 12 PCC athletes

Sports briefs – Universities recruit 12 PCC athletes

Twelve Pima Community College student-athletes announced their commitment to transfer to four-year universities when they signed national letters of intent Feb. 3-4. Compiled by STEVEN FOWLER MEN’S SOCCER Sophomore forward Jason Romero signed with the University of California-Los Angeles (UCLA). Romero played his freshman year at Yavapai College before transferring to Pima last season. He […]