Softball

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Pima just misses out on postseason

May 3, 2018

By KYLE MCDANIEL Due to a production error, Softball was not printed in the last issue.  Pima is going to miss the regional playoffs this year, which hasn’t happened often over the last 16 years, as they finished 35-23 on the season. The Aztecs had three players selected to the third team  All-ACACC Conference, freshman […]

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Trio of pitchers gets job done for Aztecs

March 29, 2018

By KYLE MCDANIEL March 24 (A) Game 1: PCC 11, Mesa Community College 8 (F/9), Game 2: PCC 15, Mesa Community College 6 (F/6) The Aztecs finished with three wins and one loss in the season series with the Thunderbirds. Heading into the last inning down by 1 run, sophomore Megan Flores came to the […]

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Softball: PCC’s offense shines in conference play

March 8, 2018

By Kyle McDaniel The Aztecs’ blistering offense continues to torch opposing teams as they win seven of their last eight games.   March 3 (H) Game 1: PCC 4, Phoenix College 6, Game 2: PCC 10, Phoenix College 9 Pima split the series with No. 3 Phoenix College over the weekend. In the first game […]

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Sports Profile: Q&A With Pima Softball Sensation Paige Adair

March 8, 2018

By Kyle McDaniel Even though she only stands at 5 ft. 2 inches tall, Pima’s freshman pitching sensation Paige Adair packs a lot of punch and has an enormous heart. She’s off to a fast start with her Aztec career at 15-1 and helping the team to a winning record. I decided to sit down […]

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Aztecs show no mercy in sweep

March 1, 2018

By KYLE MCDANIEL The Pima Commuinty College softball team drop three-in-a-row before earning back to back mercy rule victories in a sweep of GateWay Community College. Feb. 13 Game 1 (F/5): PCC 9, GateWay CC 1, Game 2 (F/5): PCC 9, GateWay CC 0 The Aztecs completed their first sweep in ACCAC play when they […]

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Flair from Adair drives softball

February 8, 2018

By KYLE MCDANIEL Coming into the 2017-2018 season, softball coach Armando Quiroz and the Aztecs have high hopes. With eight returning starters and 11 new players, they will look to do better than the two straight losses that knocked the team out of the playoffs last year. If the Aztecs want to top last season, […]

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SPORTS BRIEFS

May 4, 2017

Compiled by Casey Muse Jr. and Nicholas Trujillo   James takes NJCAA Player of the Year During the Pima Community College men’s basketball season, one sophomore stood apart: Deion James. The sophomore forward was named the 2017 Spalding NJCAA Division II Player of the Year. The week before, James was also named to the NJCAA […]

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Life’s a pitch for Lorenson

May 4, 2017

By CASEY MUSE JR. Freshman pitcher Mandy Lorenson is aware of the commitment necessary to be the best. “I’ve been playing softball my whole life,” Lorenson said. “That’s all I can remember really, playing softball, going to school.” Lorenson grew up in the Oro Valley area and discovered her love for pitching at a very […]

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SOFTBALL: Aztecs to face Yavapai in first postseason game

May 4, 2017

By CASEY MUSE JR. The Aztecs earned the No. 4 seed in the Region I Division I tournament and will face No. 1 seed Yavapai College in the first round. Last year the Aztecs made it to the Region I, Division II Championship game where they lost against Phoneix college, 11-3.   April 25: PCC […]

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Sports briefs

April 20, 2017

Compiled by Nicholas Trujillo With the winter season ending and the spring seasons already well underway, Pima Community College has had many student-athletes earn awards for their efforts in the season. Others have accepted offers from universities.   Stallworth earns top rank for second time This year marks the second year in a row that […]

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SOFTBALL: Aztecs drop their five-game win streak

April 20, 2017

By CASEY MUSE JR.  The Pima Community College softball team (34-19, 28-16 ACCAC) managed to scrape together some key wins during the back half of the regular season. The bullpen has remained consistent all season and the bats are finding their stoke at the right time of year. April 8: PCC 14, EAC 6/ PCC […]

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SOFTBALL: PCC proving dominant with 11 win streak

April 6, 2017

By CASEY MUSE JR.  The Pima Community College softball team (29-16, 23-13 ACCAC) has seen success with sophomore ace Bailey Critchlow and freshman Mandy Lorenson going on a tear lately, earning five and six wins in a row, respectively. March 25: PCC 5, Mesa 4/ PCC 5, Mesa 2 The first game was a thriller […]

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SOFTBALL: Pima trying to find winning consistency

March 23, 2017

By CASEY MUSE JR.  The Pima Community College softball team (25-12, 19-9 conference) has been playing well in March and has found consistency in several aspects of the game. March 4: PCC 4, Phoenix 10/ PCC 1, Phoenix 12 The No. 18 Aztecs fell behind 4-0 early in the first game against the No. 2 […]

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SOFTBALL: Pima trying to find batting consistency

March 2, 2017

By CASEY MUSE JR. The Pima Community College softball team has entered the full swing of the regular season. Players are looking to establish some consistency with their bats as they look to reach their full potential. Feb. 16: PCC 10, Colorado Northwestern 13 / PCC 6, Colorado Northwestern 3 The Aztecs split a non-conference […]

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SOFTBALL: Aztecs looking for consistency during season start

February 16, 2017

By CASEY MUSE JR The Pima Community College softball team eased into the season with some key wins at the beginning of conference play. The Aztecs are striving for consistency in their pitching as well as trying to keep their bats healthy. Jan. 31: PCC 0, Arizona Western 6 / PCC 5, Arizona Western 4 The Aztecs […]

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