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SPORTS BRIEFS

SPORTS BRIEFS

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 […]

Sports briefs

Sports briefs

Compiled by Nicholas Trujillo With the winter season ending and the spring seasons already well underway, Pima Community College has had many student-athletes earn awards for their efforts in the season. Others have accepted offers from universities.   Stallworth earns top rank for second time This year marks the second year in a row that […]

GOLF: Hong swings in first

GOLF: Hong swings in first

By DAVID W. SKINNER As the post-season approaches, the Pima Community College men’s golf team will host a home invitational on April 9-10 at the Silverbell Golf Course. Meanwhile, the PCC’s women’s golf team will pack their bags for a two-day event at Paradise Valley. MEN’S TEAM The Pima Community College men’s golf team placed fifth at the South Mountain Invitational as freshman Derek Lozier […]

GOLF: PCC improves tournament play

GOLF: PCC improves tournament play

By DAVID W. SKINNER The Pima Community College women’s golf team locked up two second place finishes at the Chandler- Gilbert Invitation and South Mountain Invitational. The men’s team finished fifth at the Estrella Mountain Invitational in Feb., nine strokes behind fourth place. March 7-8: Estrella Mountain Invitational. PCC 584 Freshman Cooper Cordova carried the […]

GOLF: Men’s team seeks improvement, women’s team stays consistent

GOLF: Men’s team seeks improvement, women’s team stays consistent

By DAVID W. SKINNER Both teams are keeping pace after the Pima Community College men’s golf team placed sixth in the Mesa Community College invitational on Feb. 6 and the women’s team placed second. The women’s team took second place for the second time in a row while the men’s team improved to place fourth […]

GOLF: Hong ties for first

GOLF: Hong ties for first

By DAVID W. SKINNER The Pima Community College golf teams took a swing in two opening invitational’s held in Mesa and Scottsdale. Feb. 5-6: Mesa Invitational The women’s team finished in second overall, with Desiree Hong tieing for first in. The men’s team finished 10 strokes behind and placed sixth overall. Feb. 13-14: Scottsdale Invitational […]

Men’s team wins regional championship

Men’s team wins regional championship

By BRYAN OROZCO Pima Community College men’s golf came back to the Old Pueblo with the NJCAA Region I, Division I Championship. The Aztecs won their second straight championship with a total of 1,179 (295-294-296-294) in the four-day tournament and won by 39 strokes in the final standings. “It was a great season,” head coach […]

Golf: Women head to nationals;  2nd in ACCAC

Golf: Women head to nationals; 2nd in ACCAC

By CASEY MUSE JR. The Pima Community College women’s golf team participated in their final tournament of the season April 18-19. Freshman Desiree Hong had a solid outing winning her fourth individual tournament. She shot a three-over par 73 in the first round and a two-under par 68. She finished with a two-day total of […]

Men's Golf: Men finish season in tie with EAC

Men’s Golf: Men finish season in tie with EAC

By BRYAN OROZCO Pima Community College men’s golf team closed out the regular season finishing in second place for the fourth consecutive time. The Aztecs tied with Eastern Arizona College with a two-round total of 571 (286-285) at the Scottsdale Community College Invitational. Eastern Arizona also took second with a score of 571 (279-292). South […]

MEN'S GOLF: Aztecs finishe second while hosting Invitational

MEN’S GOLF: Aztecs finishe second while hosting Invitational

By BRYAN OROZCO The Pima Community College men’s golf team finished in second place when it hosted the PCC Invitational at Silverbell Golf Course on Feb. 28-29. South Mountain Community College from Phoenix took first place. The Aztecs finished the tournament with a two-day score of 563, earning a score of 281 in the first […]

MEN'S GOLF: Pima ties for sixth at tournament

MEN’S GOLF: Pima ties for sixth at tournament

By STEVEN FOWLER Pima Community College men’s golf team tied for sixth at the Estrella Mountain Invitational on Feb. 15-16 at the Wigwam Golf Course in Litchfield. The Aztecs recorded a two-day score of 599 (302-297) tied with Glendale Community College. Sophomore David Rauer, who won the Chandler-Gilbert Invitational individual tournament on Feb. 8-9, finished […]

WOMEN'S GOLF: Hong takes first at Mesa Invitational

WOMEN’S GOLF: Hong takes first at Mesa Invitational

By STEVEN FOWLER The Pima Community College women’s golf team was back in action Feb. 14-15 at the Mesa Community College Invitational at Dobson Ranch Golf Course. Freshman Desiree Hong won the individual tournament with a two-day score of 151. She shot a three-over par 75 in the first round and finished with a four-over […]

GOLF: Women lose eligibility, men win opener

GOLF: Women lose eligibility, men win opener

By MICKEY RAY LAMB The Pima Community College women’s golf team was unable to complete its first meet of the season. “I’m not at liberty to disclose any information at the moment,” head coach Rick Price said, citing eligibility issues. Although the Aztecs participated during the first day of competition, PCC was not permitted to […]

Golf: Teams hold steady

Golf: Teams hold steady

By MICKEY RAY LAMB Men’s golf: The Pima Community College men’s team placed third in the Pima Invitational which took place at Silverbell Golf Course from March 16-17. “We stepped up in a big way, and took a step in the direction of realizing our potential,” head coach Clark Rustand said. Scoring 565 the Aztecs […]

Pima golf teams keep swinging for wins

Pima golf teams keep swinging for wins

By MICKEY RAY LAMB The Pima Community College women’s golf team finished fourth in the Lady Thunderbird Classic. The tournament, hosted by Mesa Community College was held at Dobson Ranch Golf Course on March 4-5. Mesa closed out the event with a low score of 606 (300-306) with the closest contender South Mountain Community College […]