Football

Aztecs struggle through end of season

October 19, 2017

By ARMANDO HARMON It’s been rough for Pima football as they lost two straight. Things could turn around, however, as the team hits the road for two consecutive weeks.   Oct. 14: PCC 21, Snow College 37   The Aztecs of Pima Community College football team (2-5, 0-4 in WSFL) put up a fight with […]

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Football: Defense stands tall in thriller

October 5, 2017

By ARMANDO HARMON The Aztec defense manages to hold on until the end. Sept. 23: PCC 21, Air Force Prep 14 The Aztecs of Pima Community College (2-3) put on a last-minute thriller as the defense stopped the Huskies in the fourth. The team escaped with a win when they hosted the Huskies at Kino […]

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Football: PCC off to rough start for the year

September 7, 2017

By ARMANDO HARMON The Pima Community College football team (0-1) kicked off the 2017 season against the Cardinals of Trinity Valley Community College in Athens, Texas. The Aztecs were the under- dogs going into this game, as the Cardinals are entering the season ranked in the National Junior College Athletic Association. The Cardinals are ranked […]

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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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FOOTBALL: Pima takes one of two games

November 10, 2016

By CASEY MUSE JR   The Pima Community College football team (3-5, 2-4 in WSFL) came close to completing a big comeback in a road contest against Glendale Community College on Nov. 5, but lost 30-24. The Aztecs battled in the first half to a manageable 16-10 deficit, but it was all Glendale in the […]

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FOOTBALL: Pima survives early season test

September 29, 2016

By CASEY MUSE JR   The Pima Community College football team played an extremely tight contest against Scottsdale Community College on Sept. 18, ultimately pulling out a one-point win. Each team traded blows in the high-scoring 34-33 game. The Aztecs (2-1, 1-1 in ACCAC) heavily utilized the passing game to stay competitive. Freshman quarterback Justin […]

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FOOTBALL: After taste of success, Aztecs hungry for more

September 15, 2016

By CASEY MUSE JR The Pima Community College football team hopes to build on a successful 2015 season despite facing a tough conference schedule for 2016. The Aztecs committed five turnovers and were held scoreless Sept. 10 in a 20-0 loss to No. 5 Arizona Western College in Yuma. AWC set the tone with a […]

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ATHLETIC VOICE: America’s true sports pastime returns

September 15, 2016

By CASEY MUSE JR This country loves football. Not soccer but good old American football. The NFL returned Sept. 8 and continued with a full slate of Sunday games on the 11th. The league anxiously hopes to hear that it topped ratings records that were set just one season ago. Last year, the NFL saw […]

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Aztecs lose in WSFL Title

November 12, 2015

by STEVEN FOWLER The Pima Community College football team (7-4) fell short in its bid to claim the program’s first Western States Football League championship on Saturday. The No. 3 seeded Aztecs lost at No. 1 Snow College 26-16 in Ephraim, Utah. This was the second time in three games that the Aztecs traveled to […]

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FOOTBALL: No. 3 Aztecs head to playoffs

October 29, 2015

by STEVEN FOWLER The Pima Community College football team (6-3, 5-3 in WSFL) played through a rough first half and held the lead at the break but was unable to maintain the lead in the second half against No. 8 Snow College. The Aztecs surrendered 28 unanswered points in the third quarter in their 48-27 […]

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Aztec’s winning streak ends in Mesa

October 1, 2015

by STEVEN FOWLER A late rally came up short as the Pima Community College football team (4-1, 3-1 in ACCAC) suffered its first loss of the season, Sept. 19 against Mesa Community College. The Aztecs surrendered 20 points in the first quarter and were unable to take the lead resulting in a 41-27 loss in […]

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Phenomenal players’ lead defense

October 1, 2015

by STEVEN FOWLER Everything is coming together for the (4-1) Pima Community College football team in what appears to be a Cinderella story. A year ago, no one expected a team that ranked near the bottom of every category to be doing this well. In 2014, the Aztec’s defense finished far from satisfying. Following the […]

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Pima looks to have best start in program’s history

September 17, 2015

By STEVEN FOWLER The No. 12 ranked Pima Community College football team (4-0, 0-0 in ACCAC)  continues their winning streak and is on their way to having the best start in program history. The Aztecs latest victory was an impressive 58-31 win over New Mexico Military Institute on Sept. 12. In the first half Pima […]

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ATHLETIC VOICE: Is football worth the risks?

February 24, 2015

By CALEB FOSTER Athletes face the threat of concussions or other serious injuries every time they walk on the field, court or ring. Is playing worth the risk? Football is regarded as one of the most dangerous sports, especially when played at the professional level. On Feb. 1, the New England Patriots outlasted the Seattle […]

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Pima football signs 42

February 24, 2015

By WILL WILLCOXSON Eleven former Pima Community College football players have committed to different four-year universities. Most notable are defensive lineman Kendall Huey and defensive back Markell Simmons who have committed to play football at the University of Utah. Simmons had four interceptions last season, two of them for touchdowns. Utah finished with a 9-4 […]

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