Softball: Aztecs have score to settle

May 5, 2016

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 […]

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Tough life experiences provide motivation for softball sisters

May 5, 2016

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. […]

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Coach earns unprecedented 400 wins

April 7, 2016

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 […]

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Aztecs sweep two doubleheaders

February 23, 2016

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 […]

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SOFTBALL: No. 9 Aztecs sweep Mesa doubleheader

February 11, 2016

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 […]

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SOFTBALL- Pima finishes second in region tourney

May 7, 2015

By ADRIANNA BARRIENTEZ The Pima Community College softball team (46-14) closed out its 2015 season on May 2 at Phoenix College. The Aztecs fought hard in three games against Phoenix College but didn’t finish victorious. Pima could not stop the Phoenix College offense in their 11-1 loss. Sophomore Keona Hunter hit a triple in the […]

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Softball: Aztecs charge into postseason play

April 23, 2015

By ADRIANNA BARRIENTEZ The Pima Community College softball team (41-11, 34-10 in ACCAC) looks to wrap up its season in contention against Phoenix College for the No. 1 spot going into the postseason. The Aztecs lost on the road against Eastern Arizona College on April 21. The first loss snapped a 14-game winning streak for […]

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Softball: Team’s winning streak ends

March 26, 2015

By ADRIANNA BARRIENTEZ The Pima Community College softball team (27-7, 22-6 in ACCAC) is playing strong, just recently closing out a seven game winning streak. Sophomore Alexis Alfonso has led the Aztecs through that streak with a fantastic performance. The Aztecs grabbed their seventh win in a row on March 24 against Yavapai College with […]

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Softball sluggers keep pounding out W’s

March 12, 2015

By ADRIANNA BARRIENTEZ Pima Community College softball team (17-6, 15-5 in ACCAC) Pima played Scottsdale Community College on March 12 and results will be available on They split games with Arizona Western College on March 10. In their first game against Arizona Western Matadors they won early on by 7. Sophomore Alexis Alfonso pitched a […]

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SOFTBALL: Pima’s close wins help record

February 24, 2015

By ADRIANNA BARRIENTEZ The Pima Community College’s softball team (11-4, 9-3 in ACCAC) continues to play great at home giving up only one lose so far this season. The Aztecs played Paradise Valley CC on Feb. 24 after the Aztec Press went to print. The Aztecs split against No. 4 Phoenix College on Feb. 21 […]

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Aztecs swing into good start

February 12, 2015

By DEANNA SHERMAN The Pima Community College softball team (6-1, 4-0 in ACCAC) picked up its second straight conference sweep on Feb. 10 at the West Campus. The Aztecs beat Mesa Community College as the pitching staff of sophomore Alexis Alfonso and freshman Odalis Orduno held the Mesa offense. Sophomore Brianna Quiroz went 4 for […]

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SOFTBALL: Season ends in regional championship game

May 8, 2014

By BETO HOYOS The Pima Community College softball season came to an end May 10 at Arizona Western College in Yuma. The Aztecs finished the season with a 29-30 record. No. 4 seed PCC reached the championship series of the Region I, Division I tournament playoffs but fell 6-0 to No. 1 AWC in the first […]

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SOFTBALL: Pima drops EAC doubleheader

April 24, 2014

By BETO HOYOS Pima Community College’s softball team took on Eastern Arizona College on April 22 and dropped the doubleheader. The Aztecs dropped the first game 5-2 after Eastern took a 2-0 lead in the third inning. In the fourth inning, Pima got on the board with a solo shot from sophomore Danielle Stensby. Stensby […]

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SOFTBALL: Pima loses tough doubleheader

April 10, 2014

By BETO HOYOS Pima Community College’s softball team dropped a doubleheader against Phoenix College on April 8 at the West Campus. The losses left the Aztecs’ season record at 21-22 overall, 16-16 in conference. Pima lost the first game 7-4. The Aztecs found themselves down 2-0 in the bottom of the first inning, but freshman […]

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SOFTBALL: Pima dominates Mesa CC

March 30, 2014

By ANDREW PAXTON Pima Community College swept Mesa Community College off the softball diamond, crushing them in both games of a doubleheader on March 29 at West Campus. The Aztecs pitched shutouts in both outings. They earned a 7-0 victory in their first game and won the second match 11-0 in only 5 innings. Sophomore […]

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