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Aztecs continue winning ways

Aztecs continue winning ways

By ALFRED DICOCHEA III The Pima Community College baseball team (21-14, 14-10 in ACCAC) The Aztecs would finally swept a doubleheader as they routed Eastern Arizona College on March 24. In game one, Pima beat EAC in a shutout 10-0 win in six innings. The Aztecs 10-0 win is the first time all year they’ve […]

Baseball swings into action

Baseball swings into action

By ALFRED DICOCHEA III Pima Community College’s baseball team (12-12, 10-8 in ACCAC) is looking to improve from their .500 record after the first 14 games of the season. With a pretty inconsistent first 14 games under their belt, Pima will be trying to avoid splitting series and instead try to sweep some opponents. Pima […]

Baseball team looks to improve

Baseball team looks to improve

By ALFRED DICOCHEA III Pima Community College (7-7, 5-5 in ACCAC) is looking to get back on track after a very inconstant to the season. With a .500 record, Pima hosted Chandler-Gilbert Community College on Feb, 24. For results go to aztecpressonline.com. Pima would go up to Phoenix square off against Paradise Valley Community College […]

BASEBALL: Season ends at regional playoffs

BASEBALL: Season ends at regional playoffs

By JOSE SANTIAGO III The Pima Community College baseball team’s season ended May 3 after a 7-2 loss to No. 2 seed South Mountain Community College in the third game of the first round in the regional playoffs. The Aztecs quickly fell behind 3-0. They cut the score in the sixth to 3-2 after a […]

BASEBALL: Pima takes split in final home games

BASEBALL: Pima takes split in final home games

By JOSE SANTIAGO III The Pima Community College baseball team split its last home games of the season against Arizona Western College on April 22, bringing its season record to 32-21. Pima won the first game 2-1 after a strong effort from freshman Marcel Renteria. Renteria went six and two-third innings while giving up one […]

BASEBALL: Pima splits Central Arizona doubleheader

BASEBALL: Pima splits Central Arizona doubleheader

By JOSE SANTIAGO III The Pima Community College baseball team split its double header against Central Arizona College on April 8. The split brought the Aztecs’ overall record to 27-18 and their conference record to 16-11, good for fifth in the ACCAC. In the first game, Pima lost 12-1 as the offense managed just three […]

Baseball: Pima pitcher records strikeouts, music

Baseball: Pima pitcher records strikeouts, music

By JOSE SANTIAGO III Sophomore Cole Plouck has big baseball and music dreams. The lefty, a Tucson native who graduated from Empire High School in Vail, made it onto the Pima Community College baseball roster as a freshman walk on. He is now a premier pitcher in the rotation. Baseball has been a part of […]

MY TUCSON: It's not spring without spring training

MY TUCSON: It’s not spring without spring training

By JOSE SANTIAGO III With Major League Baseball’s opening day right around the corner, now is the time when all the cold-weather teams head down to Arizona and Florida for spring training. When I was a kid, I always looked forward to watching the Diamondbacks, White Sox and Rockies play during spring training in Tucson. […]

BASEBALL: Aztecs continue winning ways

BASEBALL: Aztecs continue winning ways

By JOSE SANTIAGO III The Pima Community College baseball team defeated Chandler-Gilbert Community College March 11, improving its record to 16-10. Sophomore Kellen Marruffo went 3 for 4 with 4 RBIs and two walks. Sophomores A.J. Acosta and Juan Gamez and freshmen Travis Chavez contributed RBIs and at least two hits each. On March 8, […]

Aztec baseball looking to fill holes in upcoming season

Aztec baseball looking to fill holes in upcoming season

By JOSE G. SANTIAGO III The smell of fresh cut grass is in the air, the infield dirt has been raked and newly ground chalk has been put on the base paths. All this can only mean one thing: The new baseball season is almost upon us and Pima Community College head baseball coach Jason […]

BASEBALL, SOFTBALL: Fall ball in full swing at West Campus

BASEBALL, SOFTBALL: Fall ball in full swing at West Campus

By STEVE CHOICE People might suspect that the baseball and softball diamonds at Pima Community College’s West Campus lay dormant during the offseason. But those suspicions would be off base. The two squads can be found between the lines this time of year, practicing and playing exhibition games to keep their skills sharp and allow […]

ATHLETIC VOICE: Men's basketball head coaching situation botched by both sides

ATHLETIC VOICE: Men’s basketball head coaching situation botched by both sides

By James Kelley aztecpress@pima.edu Last spring was the best of times for Pima Community College men’s basketball and then the worst of times. After nearly winning a national championship, the program was sucker-punched by its own head coach when Karl Pieroway unexpectedly quit. Pieroway then returned, but quit again. Pieroway went from school hero to […]

Online Extra: New Basketball and Baseball coaches selected

Online Extra: New Basketball and Baseball coaches selected

Former Pima coach Roderick Gary named men’s head basketball coach Former Pima, USA Baseball and Foothills coach Jason Hisey named head baseball coach

Online Extra: Former Pima, USA Baseball and Foothills coach Jason Hisey named head baseball coach

Online Extra: Former Pima, USA Baseball and Foothills coach Jason Hisey named head baseball coach

By James Kelley Photo courtesy PCC Edgar Soto hired a familiar face, Jason Hisey, to succeed him as Pima Community College head baseball coach. Soto, Pima’s executive director of athletics, stepped down as head baseball coach in May. Hisey was the Aztecs’ pitching coach from 2006-2008. Pima won 105 games during those years, making the […]

Online Extra: Summer Updates

Online Extra: Summer Updates

Photo by James Kelley 2010 Pima Graduation Ceremony Former Pima coach Roderick Gary named men’s head basketball coach Former Pima, USA Baseball and Foothills coach Jason Hisey named head baseball coach Men’s soccer holding tryouts July 5 and July 7 Aztecs earn Academic All-American accolades Three softball players selected to All-American teams Japanese Speech Contest, […]