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BEST BETS

BEST BETS

By RENE ESCOBAR and NICHOLAS TRUJILLO   KFMA FALL BALL 10/21 Fall Ball returns to Kino Veterans Memorial Stadium. On Oct. 21, tickets are $40 and VIP $130. It will feature the stylistics of Pierce The Veil, Thrice, Beartooth and Breaking Benjamin. Tickets are available at ticketfly.com.   Tucson Half Marathon 5K 10/29 Tucson Medical […]

Former Olympic coach returns

Former Olympic coach returns

By RENE ESCOBAR As the Major League Baseball season begins its final stretch, the Aztecs’ baseball season is beginning to take shape. New head coach Rich Alday looks forward to leading a Pima Community College baseball program into a new era, where players are molded into well-rounded men. “For my ball players, it will always […]

Bruno continues stellar run for PCC

Bruno continues stellar run for PCC

By RENE ESCOBAR Top-10 finishes for both men’s and women’s cross country in southern California.   Oct. 14: Mt. San Antonio Community College Invitational   The PCC cross-country teams competed in Walnut, CA on Saturday, Oct. 14, as part of the Mt. SAC CC Invitational. The women’s team finished in third place out of 14 […]

Retired PCC instructor earns Emeritus award

Retired PCC instructor earns Emeritus award

By RENE ESCOBAR Gustavo Chavez, a retired Pima Community College Hispanics history instructor, has dedicated his life to his heritage and human rights. Chavez recently won the Faculty Emeritus Award from PCC’s governing board. The award is given to longtime retired instructors who have made outstanding contributions to PCC. Chavez’s list of accomplishments is many. […]

National Hypocrisy League

National Hypocrisy League

By RENE ESCOBAR One of American people’s greatest freedoms is the freedom of protest. However, sometimes those who express their right are not truly free. White Nationalists paraded the streets of Charlottesville, Virginia, in protest of Confederate monuments being torn down. This caused an uproar among supporters and those that oppose the monuments. At about 9 […]

Don't cut EPA funds

Don’t cut EPA funds

By RENE ESCOBAR Since his presidency began, President Donald Trump has signed 19 executive orders for varied reasons. One stands out to me as the destroyer of former president Barrack Obama’s legacy. That action came March 28, when Trump signed an order to cut Environmental Protection Agency funds by one fourth. He would trim roughly […]

BASEBALL: Inconsistency plaguing Pima at end of season

BASEBALL: Inconsistency plaguing Pima at end of season

By RENE ESCOBAR The Pima Community College baseball team (18-28, 9-25 ACCAC) has seen better days this  season. In their game against Paradise Valley CC, April 18, both sophomore Miguel Figueroa and head coach James Hisey were ejected after arguing with the umpires about a call. April 8: PCC 5, AWC 11/ PCC 4, AWC 9 […]

OPINION: Drug cartel will always find a way

OPINION: Drug cartel will always find a way

Who or what can stop the drug flow into our country? President Donald Trump? Border Patrol agents? A wall? The answer is simple: nothing. Trump has vowed to “destroy criminal cartels.” How is he going to accomplish such a feat? Hell, I don’t even know how any country can. Cartels are an intricate and complex infrastructure with multiple leaders supervising numerous aspects of […]

BASEBALL: Baseball struggles to find constant wins

BASEBALL: Baseball struggles to find constant wins

 By RENE ESCOBAR The Pima Community College baseball team (17-23, 8-20 AC CAC) has ridden an up and down wave as they split twice and lost twice in a row March 25: PCC 10, South Mountain 9/ PCC 8, South Mountain 9 The Aztecs won in extra innings in a high-drama match up at South Mountain. Freshman Jesus Solis drew a lead-off walk at […]

BASEBALL: Aztecs go even in four-game series

BASEBALL: Aztecs go even in four-game series

By: RENE ESCOBAR The Pima Community College baseball team trounced its way into the season, picking up three straight wins against the University of Arizona Club team.   Feb. 3: PCC 2, El Paso 5 / PCC 14, El Paso 8 In the first game, the Aztecs scored their only two runs in the second […]

Which pro dunk was best?

Which pro dunk was best?

By RENE ESCOBAR The NBA Slam Dunk Contest, one of the greatest athletic competitions, will feature the best dunkers the league has to offer on Feb. 18 in New Orleans. The dunk contest has showcased some of the most spectacular feats in sports, but which was the greatest ever? We’re not talking one dunk but […]