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Tennis: Teams back on track after spring break

Tennis: Teams back on track after spring break

By ZACH ARMENTA The Pima Community College women’s and men’s tennis teams returned to action March 25 after  a week off for spring break. Women’s team gets back on track Pima Community College (3-3, 1-2 in conference) women’s team returned from spring break firing on all cylinders. PCC crushed Glendale Community College 8-1 on the […]

Teams back on track after spring break

Teams back on track after spring break

By ZACH ARMENTA The Pima Community College women’s and men’s tennis teams returned to action March 25 after  a week off for spring break. Women’s team gets back on track Pima Community College (3-3, 1-2 in conference) women’s team returned from spring break firing on all cylinders. PCC crushed Glendale Community College 8-1 on the […]

Beeston uses beast mode to dominate matches

Beeston uses beast mode to dominate matches

By ZACH ARMENTA Pima Community College sophomore Amy Beeston is a beast on the tennis court. As a child, she played volleyball, softball and basketball. Her mom suggested that Beeston give tennis a chance. “My mom knew a coach and thought I should try it,” she said. That first lesson sparked an 11-year career that […]

Tennis teams rock Imperial Valley

Tennis teams rock Imperial Valley

By ZACH ARMENTA  The Pima Community College men’s and women’s tennis teams swept Imperial Valley College on Feb. 8. The women won every match, earning a team score of 9-0. In doubles, the No. 1 team of sophomores Amy Beeston and Cayla Cordova won 8-1. The No. 2 doubles team of sophomore Ashten Watt and freshman Cassidy McWhorter won […]

TENNIS: Aztecs taking their show to Broadway

TENNIS: Aztecs taking their show to Broadway

By STEVE CHOICE The Pima Community College women’s tennis team won’t need an atlas or a GPS device to get to this year’s NJCAA national tournament venue. The 11th-ranked Aztecs will enjoy home-court advantage when the best in the nation throw down on May 5-10 at the Reffkin Tennis Center. The facility is located at […]

Men's tennis opens season March 2

Men’s tennis opens season March 2

By Daniel Gaona Photo by Daniel Gaona Sharif Moustafa’s key to success in the upcoming season for the Pima Community College men’s tennis team is simple: stay focused. “I just want these kids to be focused for one match at a time,” the first-year coach said. “Each match is a conference match, so it will […]

With everyone eligible, women's tennis ready to start season

With everyone eligible, women’s tennis ready to start season

By Daniel Gaona Eligibility issues will not be a problem this year for the Pima Community College women’s tennis team. Last year, the Aztecs had to wait nearly half the season for their No. 1 player to be eligible while dual-enrollment was being processed. This year, all eight women are set before the team’s first […]

Online Extra: Women's Tennis 2010 Results

Online Extra: Women’s Tennis 2010 Results

Photo by Daniel Gaona 4-6 February 25 @ *Eastern Arizona College L 8-1 March 2 vs. *MESA CC L 9-0 March 4 @ *Glendale CC L 6-3 March 9 @ *Paradise Valley CC postponed to April 9 March 23 vs. *SCOTTSDALE CC W 9-0 March 30 @ *Mesa CC L 9-0 April 1 vs. *GLENDALE […]

Women's tennis seeks return to nationals

Women’s tennis seeks return to nationals

By Daniel Gaona Through the ups and downs of last season, the Pima Community College women’s tennis team ultimately finished strong, placing second at the region tournament and earning at trip to nationals. “Last year was a really good year and I had a nice strong team,” head coach Gretchen Schantz said. “This year, my […]

Men's Tennis, new coach set for season

Men’s Tennis, new coach set for season

By Jacquelyn Montaño This year the Pima Community College men’s tennis is sporting a different look with its new coach Sharif Moustafa. Moustafa has been a coach for 10 years and has held positions at a few places, including the Randolph Tennis Center. He also worked as the director at the Yuma Racquet and Fitness […]