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Track: More PCC qualifiers for indoor nationals

Track: More PCC qualifiers for indoor nationals

 By KATELYN ROBERTS With the Aztecs’ last meet before nationals under their belts, every national qualifier earned is being counted. On Feb. 17, Pima Community College’s track and field teams competed in the NAU Tune-Up Meet in Flagstaff. Freshman Colin Dylla qualified nationally for the 800-meter race with a time of 1 minute and 58.17 seconds, taking fifth place  Freshman Filimone Tu-avao qualified in the weight […]

WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: Aztecs knock off No. 1 seed to take third place at nationals

WOMEN’S BASKETBALL: Aztecs knock off No. 1 seed to take third place at nationals

By JASON WEIR The Pima Community College women’s basketball team won a nail-biter March 19 to claim third place in the NJCAA Division II national tournament. Playing in Overland Park, Kan., PCC beat No. 1 seed Monroe (N.Y.) Community College 74-73, handing the Tribunes their second loss of the season. PCC finished the year 28-8. […]

Pima posts 13 national qualifiers

Pima posts 13 national qualifiers

By WILL WILLCOXSON Already well into the season, Pima Community College Track and Field teams have competed in two competitions since the beginning of the year. After two meets, the Aztecs have 13 national qualifiers, with 11 meets still left in the season. The Aztecs hosted teams from  Central Arizona Community College, Glendale Community College, […]

Women’s cross country team heads to Nationals

Women’s cross country team heads to Nationals

By DANIEL GAONA aztecpress@pima.edu Pima Community College cross country coach Greg Wenneborg felt the men’s team was solid heading into the season but worried about the women’s team. Now, at the end of the season, his mindset is the complete opposite. The men’s team struggled throughout the season and failed to qualify for Nationals. It […]

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, […]

Online Extra: Women’s track & field takes 13th at Nationals, the men finish 17th

Online Extra: Women’s track & field takes 13th at Nationals, the men finish 17th

By James Kelley Photo by Daniel Gaona The Pima Community College track and field teams both finished in the top 17 at the National Junior College Athletic Association National Championship and had10 top-eight finishes, breaking records in the process. The Aztec women finished 13th with 17 points, while the men finished 17th with 11.25 points. […]

Online Extra: Men’s golf team finishes 18th at Nationals

Online Extra: Men’s golf team finishes 18th at Nationals

By James Kelley The Pima Community College men’s golf team finished in 18th place at a rain-shortened National Junior College Athletic Association National Championship. The Aztecs finished 18th at nationals, shooting a three-round total of 933. The final round at the Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail River Course, in Owens Crossroads, Ala., was canceled. Pima […]

Online Extra: Two women’s golfers finish in top 42 at Nationals

Online Extra: Two women’s golfers finish in top 42 at Nationals

Story and photo by James Kelley The Pima Community College women’s golf team’s stay at Nationals was cut short and players didn’t even get to compete as a team. The first day of the National Junior College Athletic Association National Championships in Daytona Beach, Fla., at the LPGA International Course was rained out and Pima […]

Online Extra: Both track & field teams finish third at Regionals

Online Extra: Both track & field teams finish third at Regionals

Story and photo by James Kelley The Pima Community College track and field teams finished third at the National Junior College Athletic Association Region I Championships. Three Aztecs won region titles and four more qualified for Nationals. Freshman Chloe’ Nowell CQ, triple jump, freshman Mario Portillo, 5,000-meter, and freshman Christian Tover, shot put, were crowned […]

Online Extra: Men’s tennis finishes 19th at Nationals

Online Extra: Men’s tennis finishes 19th at Nationals

By James Kelley Photo by Steve Choice Just like the women’s team, the Pima Community College men’s tennis team finished 19th at Nationals, but the men did so in Texas, not at home. The Aztecs scored 9.5 points, also like the women, at the National Junior College Athletic Association Division I Tennis National Championships at […]

Online Extra: Women’s tennis finishes 19th at Nationals

Online Extra: Women’s tennis finishes 19th at Nationals

By Steve Choice and James Kelley Photo by Daniel Gaona The Pima Community College women’s tennis team finished 19th at Nationals. The Aztecs scored 9.5 points at the National Junior College Athletic Association Division I Tennis National Championships at Reffkin Tennis Center in Tucson. “I was very happy with a top-20 finish in DI nationals,” […]

Track and field carries high hopes into final meets

Track and field carries high hopes into final meets

Story and photo by Daniel Gaona For the Pima Community College men’s and women’s track and field teams, regionals and nationals are nothing like ordinary meets. Pima will travel to Mesa Community College on May 11 and 13 for the Region 1 Championships. Head coach Greg Wenneborg wants either the men or the women to […]

Korn following family roots, eager to end season with wins

Korn following family roots, eager to end season with wins

By Eric Townsend Photo by Daniel Gaona When Sharissa Korn travels to Kansas later this month for the National Junior College Athletic Association Championships, she hopes to follow in her brother’s footsteps and bring home a national trophy. Jeremiah Korn, Sharissa’s older brother and roommate, won the shot put title two years ago. “I’m very […]

Moustafa confident for success in the long-run

Moustafa confident for success in the long-run

By Chris Beck Photo by Daniel Gaona As the Pima Community College men’s tennis team earned its place at nationals, head coach Sharif Moustafa was named coach of the year in the Arizona region. Originally born in Minnesota, Moustafa moved to Arizona as a child and quickly picked up tennis. Even from a young age, […]

Women’s tennis on late-season hot streak

Women’s tennis on late-season hot streak

By Steve Choice Photo by Steve Choice The Pima Community College women’s tennis team capped off its late-season surge with a strong showing at the National Junior College Athletic Association national tournament, held May 2-6 at the Reffkin Tennis Center in Tucson. “I am very happy how the season is ending,” head coach Gretchen Schantz […]