Sports

Aztecs struggle to finish the season strong

May 3, 2018

By RENE ESCOBAR The Aztecs finished the season with a 21-31 and 11-29 in conference play. The Aztecs had a down year with their struggles coming from the offensive component of the game as they left runners on base time after time, along with struggles with scoring in the first games of series. The Aztecs […]

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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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Golf: Men and women squads will both be at Nationals

May 3, 2018

By CHRISTIAN MORTENSEN and MICHELLE TRUJILLO For both the Men’s and Women’s Pima Community College golf teams, there indeed was a rainbow at the end of the storm. As after a 2018 regular season of up and downs for each squad, they both will be participating in the NJCAA Men’s and Women’s golf tournaments to […]

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Pima sends two freshmen to nationals

April 12, 2018

By MICHELLE TRUJILLO The Aztecs of Pima Community College sends freshmen Katherine Bruno and Hailey Myles to the NJCAA Region I Nationals. April 6 The Aztecs hosted the Aztec Outdoor Invitational at the West Campus track. Two freshmen, Bruno and Myles, both set national qualifying marks.  Bruno qualified for her second event, the 3,000-meter steeplechase […]

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Aztecs on rise as midway point in season passes

April 12, 2018

By MICHELLE TRUJILLO and CHRISTIAN MORTENSEN As the midway point in their respective seasons have come to pass, both the Pima Community College men’s and women’s golf teams have begun to turn up the heat after a shaky start for both squads. Within the last couple of weeks, each team recorded its best finishes of […]

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Men’s Basketball: Best ever regular season comes to close

March 30, 2018

By CHRISTIAN MORTENSEN Despite losing the last game of their regular season, the Pima Community College Men’s Basketball team just enjoyed the program’s best regular season in school history. This year the Aztecs, who finished 26-4 overall and 18-4 in conference play, set school records in both conference and total wins for a single season, […]

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Golf: Men’s and Women’s seasons continue

March 8, 2018

By CHRISTIAN MORTENSEN AND MICHELLE TRUJILLO It was a busy couple of weeks for the Pima Community College’s Men’s and Women’s golf teams, with both programs taking part of invitationals as their individual seasons continued. Men’s: By Christian Mortensen Feb. 20-21: Estrella Mountain Community College Invitational In its second tournament of the season, the Pima […]

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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 take third in NJCAA Tournament

December 7, 2017

By BRIANNA HERNANDEZ Despite not winning the NJCAA National Tournament, the Pima Community men’s soccer team had a successful run this season. Perhaps the most triumphant moment came when they managed to snag the program’s first ACCAC conference championship. “I think this team way overachieved,” head coach Dave Cosgrove said. “They took advantage of every […]

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AZTEC CALENDAR Nov. 16-Dec. 6

November 16, 2017

CAMPUS EVENTS Nov. 16: Scholarships Recipients and International Students –  Student Art Gallery Exhibit, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. A-248, West Campus Nov. 16: STEM Club meeting –  All students welcome; no sign-up required. 3:30-5 p.m. 02-201 Conference Room, East Campus Nov. 16: “The Vocal Clarinet”- PCC Music presents Michael Thrasher and Judy Biondini, 7-8 p.m. West […]

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Aztecs’ first championship win in 29 years

November 2, 2017

By BRIANNA HERNANDEZ The Pima Community College men’s soccer team lost its final regular season match, but still managed to make history with the program’s first-ever ACCAC conference championship. “The credit goes to the players and the coaching staff,” coach Dave Cosgrove said. “Every day everyone showed up and kept working – no matter if […]

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Women’s Soccer: PCC’s season ends in heartbreak

November 2, 2017

By CHRISTIAN MORTENSEN The Pima Community College women’s soccer team’s season came to an end Oct. 26 after a heartbreaking loss to Arizona Western Community College 4-3 in the NJCAA Region 1 Tournament Semifinal. The Aztecs finished second in the regular season table with an overall record of 15-5-1. Oct. 26: No. 20 PCC 3, Arizona […]

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Pima’s record overshadows great play

November 2, 2017

By KYLE MCDANIEL The Aztecs volleyball team ends the season on a seven-game losing streak to finish with a 7-18 record. It was a struggle for Pima all season, as they couldn’t get a winning streak going at any point to jump start their season. Oct. 27: PCC 0, Mesa Community College 3 The Aztecs […]

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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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ATHLETIC VOICE: PCC athletics department well rounded

May 4, 2017

By CASEY MUSE JR.   Pima Community College has meant so much to so many students over the years. The athletics department has offered opportunities to hundreds of student athletes in various sports.   Many athletes at PCC are in it for the educational benefits, but lately several sports have been in serious contention. Success […]

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