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SPORTS BRIEFS

SPORTS BRIEFS

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 […]

Life’s a pitch for Lorenson

Life’s a pitch for Lorenson

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 […]

SOFTBALL: Aztecs to face Yavapai in first postseason game

SOFTBALL: Aztecs to face Yavapai in first postseason game

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 […]

Sports briefs

Sports briefs

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 […]

SOFTBALL: Aztecs drop their five-game win streak

SOFTBALL: Aztecs drop their five-game win streak

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 […]

SOFTBALL: PCC proving dominant with 11 win streak

SOFTBALL: PCC proving dominant with 11 win streak

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 […]

SOFTBALL: Pima trying to find winning consistency

SOFTBALL: Pima trying to find winning consistency

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 […]

SOFTBALL: Pima trying to find batting consistency

SOFTBALL: Pima trying to find batting consistency

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 […]

SOFTBALL: Aztecs looking for consistency during season start

SOFTBALL: Aztecs looking for consistency during season start

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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SOFTBALL: Aztecs continue to establish program

By CASEY MUSE JR After a promising non-conference start to the season, the Pima Community College softball team opened conference play with a split at Arizona Western College in Yuma. The No. 18-ranked Aztecs were held scoreless in the first game, but rallied in the second to take a 5-4 victory. In the first game, […]

Softball: Aztecs have score to settle

Softball: Aztecs have score to settle

By JASON WEIR The Pima Community College softball team finished second to Phoenix College in last year’s tournament. They won the first two games, one against Phoenix, and needed only one more win for the title but lost two straight games to the Phoenix Bears. “Our sophomores and coaches still have a bitter taste,” head […]

Tough life experiences provide motivation for softball sisters

Tough life experiences provide motivation for softball sisters

By JASON WEIR Drug-addicted birth, adoption, family, softball, college. This has been the progression for two sisters born by the same drug-addicted mother and then saved through adoption by two loving families. Aubre Carpenter, 23, and Kalynn Martinez, 19, have no trouble keeping softball in perspective. They both overcame the odds against them at birth. […]

Coach earns unprecedented 400 wins

Coach earns unprecedented 400 wins

By JASON WEIR Softball head coach Armando Quiroz recently surpassed 400 wins at Pima Community College. He had 412 wins as of April 4, the most on record at PCC. The milestone caused the coach to reflect on his eight seasons with the Aztecs. “My thoughts go to all the talented and wonderful young ladies […]

Aztecs sweep two doubleheaders

Aztecs sweep two doubleheaders

By JASON WEIR The No. 9 ranked Pima Community College softball team (11-7, 8-4 in ACCAC) was involved in three doubleheader sweeps Feb. 13-20, with two of them ending in their favor. Two PCC players were honored for their play Feb. 8-14. Sophomore Odalis Orduno was named both the ACCAC Division II Pitcher of the […]

SOFTBALL: No. 9 Aztecs sweep Mesa doubleheader

SOFTBALL: No. 9 Aztecs sweep Mesa doubleheader

By JASON WEIR No. 9 Pima Community College (7-5) swept its Feb. 9 doubleheader at Mesa Community College. The Aztecs won the first game 8-1. Sophomore pitcher Odalis Orduno pitched a complete game, giving up six hits and striking out two. PCC scored the only runs it needed in the second inning, taking a 3-0 […]