baseball

Aztecs get the spring ball rolling

February 8, 2018

BY RENE ESCOBAR Play ball! Aztec baseball is back, looking forward to the new year putting behind a 30-26 season. With a new year, comes new opportunities. The Aztecs are looking for success in a stout freshman class and the leadership of the second-year returners. Hall of Fame head coach Rich Alday says the team […]

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SPORTS BRIEFS

May 4, 2017

Compiled by Casey Muse Jr. and Nicholas Trujillo   James takes NJCAA Player of the Year During the Pima Community College men’s basketball season, one sophomore stood apart: Deion James. The sophomore forward was named the 2017 Spalding NJCAA Division II Player of the Year. The week before, James was also named to the NJCAA […]

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BASEBALL: Aztecs end their season early

May 4, 2017

By RENE ESCOBAR With the regular season coming to an end, the Aztecs did not qualify for postseason play.   April 22: PCC 9, Phoenix College 10/ PCC 1, Phoenix College 4 The Aztecs flexed their offensive might, but the defense whimpered as PCC were swept by 15th ranked Phoenix College. Down by six runs […]

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BASEBALL: Inconsistency plaguing Pima at end of season

April 20, 2017

By RENE ESCOBAR The Pima Community College baseball team (18-28, 9-25 ACCAC) has seen better days this  season. In their game against Paradise Valley CC, April 18, both sophomore Miguel Figueroa and head coach James Hisey were ejected after arguing with the umpires about a call. April 8: PCC 5, AWC 11/ PCC 4, AWC 9 […]

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BASEBALL: Baseball struggles to find constant wins

April 6, 2017

 By RENE ESCOBAR The Pima Community College baseball team (17-23, 8-20 AC CAC) has ridden an up and down wave as they split twice and lost twice in a row March 25: PCC 10, South Mountain 9/ PCC 8, South Mountain 9 The Aztecs won in extra innings in a high-drama match up at South Mountain. Freshman Jesus Solis drew a lead-off walk at […]

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BASEBALL: Aztecs continue fire and ice trend

March 23, 2017

By: Rene Escobar The Pima Community College baseball team (15-17, 6-14 conference) has shown a fire-and-ice trend as the team starts out hot but cools off as the game wears on. “It’s a long season,” sophomore catcher Shawn Bracamontes said. “We’ll figure it out.” March 4: PCC 8, Glendale 9/ PCC 2 Glendale CC 6 […]

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ATHLETIC VOICE: Tucson: Bye-bye baseball

March 23, 2017

By RENE ESCOBAR Baseball has not been played in Tucson since April of 2012 the last baseball club to call Tucson home were the Tucson Padres, Triple-A affiliate for Major League Baseball club San Diego Padres. But will Kino Stadium remain empty through the baseball season? Not for long I say. Tucson has always had […]

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BASEBALL: Aztecs move above .500 for the season

March 2, 2017

By RENE ESCOBAR As the Pima Community College baseball team digs through the opening season schedule they face a 0.028 lower batting average than last year. The Aztecs have 37 more games till their post season, after the Chandler-Gilbert game. Feb. 18: PCC 5, Mesa 8 Manny Ramirez home runs as the Aztecs fall to […]

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ATHLETIC VOICE: Thank you, Vin Scully

October 27, 2016

BY BRYAN OROZCO “It’s time for Dodger baseball!” One man uttered that phrase in his dulcet voice for more than 60 years. He moved with the Brooklyn Dodgers to Los Angeles in 1958, and called some of the most iconic sports moments in history. The man, of course, is Vin Scully and this year marked […]

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Baseball finishes subpar season on winning note

May 5, 2016

By STEVEN FOWLER The Pima Community College baseball team (30-26, 17-23 in ACCAC) saw its regular season come to a close on April 30 after a doubleheader series split against Chandler-Gilbert Community College at the West Campus. Despite finishing above .500, it was a rough season for the Aztecs as they were unable to win […]

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BASEBALL: Pima splits road games

March 24, 2016

By STEVEN FOWLER The Pima Community College baseball team lost two games against Scottsdale Community College on March 22. The Aztecs were behind 12-5 at the end of the fourth inning and ended up losing 13-8 after an attempted comeback. Pima lost the second game 12-2 with the Artichokes taking another early lead in the […]

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BASEBALL: Aztecs split two road games

March 10, 2016

By STEVEN FOWLER Pima Community College baseball (16-7, 7-7 in ACCAC) split a two-game set on the road against Glendale Community College on March 5. In game one, the Aztecs were unable to rally after a 6-0 deficit in the fifth and lost 7-3. Freshman Anthony Felix went 1-for-3 and scored on a throwing error […]

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BASEBALL: Aztecs stay near the top of standings

February 23, 2016

By STEVEN FOWLER The Pima Community College baseball team (12-3, 3-3 in ACCAC) has gone 3-3 since Feb. 9 and remains toward the top of the standings in community college play behind (15-0) Central Arizona College and (14-2) Mesa Community College. “We like to take the positive and build on that,” sophomore Al Cruz said. […]

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Athletic Voice: Griffey Jr. makes case for the Hall

November 24, 2015

by STEVEN FOWLER Major League Baseball plans to announce the players who will be elected into the Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, N.Y, on January 6, 2016. The Baseball Writers’ Association of America (BBWAA) is conducting research on who should be elected to the Hall of Fame. Suspected steroid user and Home Run King Barry […]

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Athletic Voice: Baseball summer bummer

November 12, 2015

by BRYAN OROZCO The World Series was great for fans of the Kansas City Royals, the New York Mets and the casual baseball watcher, but to those with strong allegiances to other teams, there are mixed feelings. The Royals are the 2015 World Series Champions as they were able to close up the series in […]

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