Jaime Hernandez Sports Stories

Pima hires Monaco as next football coach.

December 14, 2013

By JAIME HERNANDEZ It’s been a little more than a month since Pat Nugent resigned as Pima Community College’s head football coach. The search for his replacement came to an end on Dec. 5, when PCC announced the hiring of former assistant coach Jim Monaco as the Aztec’s newest football coach. The hiring is on an interim […]

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Phoenix College crushes Pima

November 26, 2013

By JAIME HERNANDEZ The Pima Community College men’s basketball team fell to Phoenix College 92-68 on Nov. 23. After going into halftime tied at 33, Phoenix outscored Pima 59-35 in the second half. The Aztecs were led by freshman Murphy Gershman’s 19 points and 12 rebounds. His double-double was his fourth of the season. The […]

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MEN’S SOCCER: Season ends with playoff loss to Yavapai

November 14, 2013

By JAIME HERNANDEZ The Pima Community College men’s soccer team lost to Yavapai 3-2 in the semifinals of the Region I playoffs on Oct. 30. It was the same story as the two previous times that Pima played Yavapai this year. Yavapai went up early and Pima fought back, but fell short. Pima controlled the game throughout but […]

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MEN’S SOCCER: Aztecs advance in playoffs with win over Mesa

October 31, 2013

BY JAIME HERNANDEZ The Pima Community College men’s soccer team defeated Mesa Community College 2-0 in the first round of the playoffs on Oct. 28. Pima freshman Arturo Vega scored the game’s first goal in the 37th minute. Freshman Luis Valenzuela tacked on another one in the 65th minute. “This is something we’ve work for […]

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FOOTBALL: Pima falls to New Mexico

October 31, 2013

By JAIME HERNANDEZ  The Pima Community College football team fell to New Mexico Military Institute 51-28 on Oct. 19 in the final regular game of the season. “We just didn’t show up,” head coach Pat Nugent said. “I don’t know if it was the long travel time or what, but we didn’t bring it.” New […]

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