baseball

Aztecs struggle to finish the season strong

May 3, 2018

By RENE ESCOBAR The Aztecs finished the season with a 21-31 and 11-29 in conference play. The Aztecs had a down year with their struggles coming from the offensive component of the game as they left runners on base time after time, along with struggles with scoring in the first games of series. The Aztecs […]

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Aztecs get into foul territory

April 12, 2018

By RENE ESCOBAR April 10. Game 1: PCC 4, Arizona Christian University 2 The Aztecs held off a late surge from Arizona Christian to take therst game of the doubleheader atWest Campus on April 10. Sophomore Jose Contreras threwve scoreless innings as he pickedup the win (4-3). He gave up 4 hits with 3 strikeouts […]

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Pima offensive woes continue

March 29, 2018

By RENE ESCOBAR The Aztecs  struggle as they go on a 1-5 over a six game stretch   dropping them into 15-17 overall on the season. Head coach Rich Alday has optimism for the team, saying “we have to focus on the ball.” The Aztecs have had struggles at the plate.   March 24. Game […]

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Pima stuggles in conference play

February 24, 2018

By RENE ESCOBAR Pima Community College baseball opened conference play with a split series as the team drew even against Scottsdale Community College.   Feb. 10, Game 1: Pima CC 5, Scottsdale CC 6. The Aztecs’ efficient offense stuttered against Scottsdale. The team was held scoreless until the sixth inning. Then the Aztecs offensive machine […]

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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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