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Ex-hurdle star now trains others

Ex-hurdle star now trains others

By WILL WILLCOXSON Former Pima Community College track star Alfonso Mejia, 21, has spent this season as a volunteer hurdle assistant for the track and field coaching staff. “He is doing very well,” sprint and hurdle assistant coach Walter Henderson said. “With the experience that he brings, he is able to assist the other hurdlers.” […]

TRACK AND FIELD: Pilgrim a national champion

TRACK AND FIELD: Pilgrim a national champion

By WILL WILLCOXSON The Pima Community College men’s and women’s track and field team competed in the NJCAA Indoor National Championship in New Mexico on Feb. 6-7. Sophomore Kaysee Pilgrim placed first in high jump with a height of 5 feet 10 1/4 inches, marking her second indoor national championship in a row. Her mark […]

TRACK & FIELD: Aztec wins national title in long jump

TRACK & FIELD: Aztec wins national title in long jump

By JAIME HERNANDEZ The Pima Community College men’s and women’s track team had a strong showing at the NJCAA Championships on May 16-17 at Mesa Arizona. Woman’s team takes 12th place Sophomore Brianna Rodriguez won the national championship in the long jump for the Aztecs with a jump of 18. 11 3/4. The win marked the […]

TRACK AND FIELD: Nationals await May 15-17

TRACK AND FIELD: Nationals await May 15-17

By JAIME HERNANDEZ The Pima Community College men’s and women’s track team made big strides in the second day of the Region I track championships in Mesa on May 6. The final day of competition took place after Aztec Press went to the printer. Results will be posted at aztecpressonline.com as they become available. Pima […]

TRACK AND FIELD: Aztecs keep setting national marks

TRACK AND FIELD: Aztecs keep setting national marks

By JAIME HERNANDEZ The Pima Community College men’s and women’s track teams set five national marks in the Willie Williams Classic at the University of Arizona on March 21-22. Women set national marks The women’s team continued a strong start to the season by setting national marks at the Willie Williams Classic. Sophomore Nikki Regalado […]

Aztecs running and jumping to victory

Aztecs running and jumping to victory

By JAIME HERNANDEZ Pima Community College’s men’s and women’s track teams will have to go far this season if they are to deem it a success. Both the women’s and men’s teams had runner-up finishes in regionals last year. A majority of their core players have returned this season, giving the Aztecs confidence they can […]

TRACK AND FIELD: Aztecs peaking after recent performances

TRACK AND FIELD: Aztecs peaking after recent performances

By DIEGO LOZANO III Pima Community College will have more than 20 athletes competing at the NJCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships in Hutchinson, Kan., on May 16-18. On April 29-30, Pima looked to its multi-event athletes to place among the region’s best at the meet in Mesa. Sophomore decathlete Jarrell Betton did so emphatically […]

Pima set to host next track and field meet

Pima set to host next track and field meet

By Daniel Gaona Photo by James Kelley Poor weather ended the day early for the Pima Community College men’s and women’s track and field teams at the Central Arizona College relay meet on Feb. 20. “We got rained out about a third of the way through the meet,” head coach Greg Wenneborg said. “But we […]

Track & Field teams open with solid showing

Track & Field teams open with solid showing

By Daniel Gaona Triple Jump Photo By James Kelley 1000-meter photo by Daniel Gaona Athletes from the Pima Community College men’s and women’s track and field teams won in just under 10 events at the Aztec Invitational, the first meet of the season. “Overall the meet was a good start, I wouldn’t say it was […]

Online Extra: Track & Field 2010 results

Online Extra: Track & Field 2010 results

Photo by Daniel Gaona Feb. 6 AZTEC INVITATIONAL (PIMA) Feb. 19-20 Central Arizona Relays (Central Arizona College) Mar. 13 *ACCAC MEET#1 (PIMA) Mar. 19-20 Willie Williams Invitational (University of Arizona) Mar. 27 *ACCAC Meet #2 (Paradise Valley CC) Apr. 1 Paradise Valley Distance/Multi Meet (Paradise Valley CC) Apr. 2 Paradise Valley Outdoor/Multi Meet (Paradise Valley […]

Track and field hoping to produce champions

Track and field hoping to produce champions

Story and photo by Daniel Gaona Like always, Pima Community College women’s and men’s track and field coach Greg Wenneborg has high hopes entering the season. Among those hopes is a big one: crown another individual national champion. For three straight years Pima has had one athlete win a title. Last year it was Aurora […]