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Aztecs struggle through end of season

Aztecs struggle through end of season

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 […]

Aztecs lose a warrior

Aztecs lose a warrior

By KATELYN ROBERTS Pima Community College student and football player Jordan Waddell died in a car crash the night of Sept. 28. With him in the vehicle was Donovan Moore, a former PCC student and current University of Arizona football player. According to the Tucson Police Department, the 22-year-old Waddell was killed when he ran […]

Pima hires Monaco as next football coach.

Pima hires Monaco as next football coach.

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 […]

FOOTBALL: Aztecs end season on winning note

FOOTBALL: Aztecs end season on winning note

By JAIME HERNANDEZ The Pima Community College football team finished the season 5-5, marking the first time since 2003 that the Aztecs did not have a losing record. Pima closed out the season Nov. 9 with a 38-22 win over No. 7 Arizona Western College in the final game of the playoffs’ consolation bracket. The […]

FOOTBALL: Pima falls to New Mexico

FOOTBALL: Pima falls to New Mexico

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 […]

ATHLETIC VOICE: My NFL mid-season report card

ATHLETIC VOICE: My NFL mid-season report card

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 […]

FOOTBALL: Pima loses heartbreaker to Eastern Arizona

FOOTBALL: Pima loses heartbreaker to Eastern Arizona

By JAIME HERNANDEZ The Pima Community College Aztecs fell to the Eastern Arizona College Gila Monsters 10-7 on Oct. 12 in their last home game of the season. The loss eliminated Pima from the winner’s bracket playoffs. The game was a defensive battle throughout. Eastern got on the board first, scoring a touchdown with 45 […]

Defense dominates in win against Glendale

Defense dominates in win against Glendale

By JAIME HERNANDEZ The Pima Community College football team destroyed Glendale Community College 33-17 on Sept. 28. Pima’s defense dominated the game for the second straight week. The Aztecs forced 10 turnovers in the game. Nine were interceptions, which is a new Pima single-game record. “I’ve never in my life seen nine interceptions in a […]

FOOTBALL: Pima stuns Snow College

FOOTBALL: Pima stuns Snow College

By JAIME HERNANDEZ The Pima Community College football team took down perennial NJCAA powerhouse Snow College 21-14 on Sept. 14. After going down 14-0 early in the first half, Pima scored 21 unanswered points to pull off the upset. The Aztecs are now 2-2, surpassing their win total from last season. “Our kids just hung […]

Pima upsets powerhouse Snow College

Pima upsets powerhouse Snow College

By JAIME HERNANDEZ Pima Community College took down perennial NJCAA powerhouse Snow College 21-14 on Sept. 14. The Aztecs went down 14-0 early in the first half before Pima running back Seth Ellis scored the first of his three touchdowns from 27 yards out right before the first half ended. Ellis then racked up two […]

FOOTBALL: Aztecs defeat Phoenix College

FOOTBALL: Aztecs defeat Phoenix College

By JAIME HERNANDEZ Pima Community College football head coach Patrick Nugent is heading into his fifth season. In his first four years, Nugent compiled a 8-35 record but the wins and losses don’t tell the whole story. In the five years before Nugent arrived, the Aztecs went 1-50. In the years since, the team’s record […]

Pima Community College football fumbles again

Pima Community College football fumbles again

 By MYLO ERICKSON The Pima Community College football team’s losing streak continued as it lost 45-14 against the ninth-ranked Snow College Badgers on Oct. 6. The Aztecs were the first on the board with a 45-yard touchdown run from freshman quarterback Max Shepard. Sophomore kicker Adam Valenzuela put the extra point through the uprights stake […]