Pima Community College sports

Pima sends two freshmen to nationals

April 12, 2018

By MICHELLE TRUJILLO The Aztecs of Pima Community College sends freshmen Katherine Bruno and Hailey Myles to the NJCAA Region I Nationals. April 6 The Aztecs hosted the Aztec Outdoor Invitational at the West Campus track. Two freshmen, Bruno and Myles, both set national qualifying marks.  Bruno qualified for her second event, the 3,000-meter steeplechase […]

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Aztecs on rise as midway point in season passes

April 12, 2018

By MICHELLE TRUJILLO and CHRISTIAN MORTENSEN As the midway point in their respective seasons has come to pass, both the Pima Community College men’s and women’s golf teams have begun to turn up the heat after a shaky start for both squads. Within the last couple of weeks, each team recorded its best finishes of […]

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MEN’S SOCCER: Aztecs fall to Yavapai in playoffs

November 3, 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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CROSS-COUNTRY: Women lengthening strides at ideal time

October 31, 2013

By DIEGO LOZANO III  One week away from the NJCAA National Championships being held in Fort Dodge, Iowa, the Pima Community College cross country teams will need to be at maximum strength and depth to put forth competitive efforts on Nov. 9. They took a step in that direction on Oct. 28, when Pima hosted […]

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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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VOLLEYBALL: Pima fighting for final playoff spot

October 31, 2013

By BETO HOYOS  The Pima Community College volleyball team is seeking the final spot in the Region I, Division II playoffs as the Aztecs head into their last game of the regular season at Chandler-Gilbert Community College on Nov. 1. Pima beat Chandler-Gilbert in four sets earlier this month at the West Campus. On Oct. […]

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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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ATHLETIC VOICE: My NFL mid-season report card

October 31, 2013

By JAIME HERNANDEZ  At the start of each NFL season, all fans have high hopes for their teams. Now that we have hit the halfway point of the season, we see where teams really stand.  As is true every season, some teams have exceeded expectations and some haven’t. Teams that exceeded expectations have fans believing […]

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Tight-knit Aztecs want national championship

October 31, 2013

By JAIME HERNANDEZ  Pima Community College women’s basketball coach Todd Holthaus has high expectations for his players this season. Coming off a 17-15 record and a trip to regionals last year, he expects them to take the next step.  “I feel like the work we have put in since June in the weight room and […]

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New coach changing team culture

October 31, 2013

By JAIME HERNANDEZ  It’s been 12 years since the Pima Community College men’s basketball team has had a winning season. Newly hired head coach Brian Peabody plans to change that statistic. Peabody feels he can build a winning team, though he warns it may take a few seasons. “I would love to play as up-tempo […]

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New learning center supports athletes

October 3, 2013

By DIEGO LOZANO III Pima Community College’s West Campus Student-Athlete Center for Academic Excellence, which opened last spring, is enjoying high turnout. Lead tutor Walter Henderson said the facility’s mission is to promote academic success. He defined the center as a structured, supervised area with specific rules and regulations. “We don’t play here, we understand […]

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Gut check upcoming for Aztecs

October 3, 2013

By DIEGO LOZANO III As the Pima Community College women’s soccer team enters the mid-point of the season, a schedule with most games away from home does not scream good news. The women slunk out to a shaky start in their first four games, splitting them at 2-2. If that was any signal of what […]

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Why the Heat will three-peat

October 3, 2013

By BETO HOYOS In the last two years, the Miami Heat have revamped their image as champions. Miami remains comfortably at the top of the basketball world.   Back-to-back NBA titles don’t just happen: they’re earned. A third consecutive title is the goal for LeBron James and company this season.   A three-peat will occur […]

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Aztecs starting to hit their stride

October 3, 2013

By JAIME HERNANDEZ  The Pima Community College men’s soccer team crushed  Chandler-Gilbert Community College 4-1 on Sept. 28. “I thought we played with great energy,” head coach David Cosgrove said. “We were very focused and played with a lot of intensity. We made big plays when we needed to make big plays.” After the first […]

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Aztecs take winning strides

September 19, 2013

By DIEGO LOZANO III The Pima Community College women’s soccer team began the 2013 season with a few question marks etched onto this fresh bundle of talent. Coach Kendra Veliz anticipated a period of adjustment for her players as they lunged to a bitter start, going 2-2 in the team’s first four games of the […]

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