Sports

MEN’S BASKETBALL: Acedo sets sight on Division II

April 6, 2017

By ZACH SMITH Emilio Acedo’s lifelong dream of achieving college basketball success came to a halt two years after his high school graduation. Acedo left Salpointe Catholic High School in 2011 as the Southern Arizona Player of the Year. Following a standout senior year, he’d garnered interest from several Division II and a few Division […]

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BASEBALL: Aztecs continue fire and ice trend

March 23, 2017

By: Rene Escobar The Pima Community College baseball team (15-17, 6-14 conference) has shown a fire-and-ice trend as the team starts out hot but cools off as the game wears on. “It’s a long season,” sophomore catcher Shawn Bracamontes said. “We’ll figure it out.” March 4: PCC 8, Glendale 9/ PCC 2 Glendale CC 6 […]

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TRACK & FIELD: Shoultz first in high jump at championships

March 23, 2017

By Katelyn Roberts After hosting their own indoor invitational, the Aztecs take to the road, with their next home meet on April 8. NJCAA Indoor National Championships The Aztecs headed to Pittsburg, Kansas, March 3 and 4, to compete in the NJCAA Indoor National Championships. Sophomore Sam Shoultz placed first in high jump with 7 […]

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TENNIS: Aztecs struggle in early season conference

March 23, 2017

By NICHOLAS TRUJILLO After a series of scrimmages, the Pima Community College tennis teams played conference meets against Mesa and Glendale to start their season. “The team adapts really well to play styles they have never seen before,” head coach Ian Esquer said. WOMEN’S TEAM March 9: PCC 0, Mesa CC 9 In their third […]

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New coach surprises at preseason tourney

March 2, 2017

By NICHOLAS TRUJILLO After a sweep against Imperial College, the Pima Community College men’s and women’s teams played in a preseason tournament in Mesa. “It went really well,” head coach Ian Esquer said. Other schools such as Eastern Arizona and Arizona Christian University weren’t expecting the new coach and his team to get as far […]

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Pro hockey finds home in Old Pueblo

February 16, 2017

By CASEY MUSE JR. Ice hockey surely is not the first thing that comes to mind when one thinks of things to do in Tucson. Average temperatures regularly reach the 70s during winter months and snow is pretty much a foreign object. Despite all that, the National Hockey League Arizona Coyotes agreed in April 2016 […]

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ATHLETIC VOICE: A semester well done

December 8, 2016

By EDDIE CELAYA In a semester punctuated by a bench-clearing brouhaha, Pima Community College sports was never a bore to follow. The fall sports schedule, like the semester, is coming to an end. Let’s look back on how PCC teams and individuals performed. There was the football team, led by unexpected starting quarterback Justin Martin. […]

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FOOTBALL: Pima takes one of two games

November 10, 2016

By CASEY MUSE JR   The Pima Community College football team (3-5, 2-4 in WSFL) came close to completing a big comeback in a road contest against Glendale Community College on Nov. 5, but lost 30-24. The Aztecs battled in the first half to a manageable 16-10 deficit, but it was all Glendale in the […]

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MEN’S BASKETBALL: PCC opens season with blowout wins

November 10, 2016

By CASEY MUSE JR The Pima Community College men’s basketball team opened the season with two decisive non-conference victories, a 127-68 win over Vegas Impact and a 138-63 win over Three Kings Prep Academy from Windsor Ontario, Canada. Pima was scheduled to play Arizona Christian Academy Nov. 9. The game took place after the Aztec […]

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VOLLEYBALL: Aztecs end season with 8-20 record

November 10, 2016

By NICHOLAS TRUJILLO  The Pima Community College volleyball team finished its season with an 8-20 overall record, 2-14 in ACCAC conference play. The season ended with two road losses. After losing in straight sets on the road at South Mountain Community College on Oct. 26, the Aztecs traveled to Mesa for their final match. They […]

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MEN’S SOCCER: New rule eliminates Aztecs from playoffs

November 10, 2016

  By FRANCISCO ZAPATA A post-game altercation involving Pima Community College and Phoenix College players and fans controversially disqualified the Pima men’s soccer team from further postseason play. The Aztecs won their third consecutive Division I, Region I title Oct. 29 after defeating Phoenix College 3-1. The win qualified PCC for a four-team NJCAA West […]

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WOMEN’S SOCCER: Pima takes second place in conference

October 27, 2016

By MARIA ANGULO The Pima Community College women’s soccer team lost 3-0 to No. 1 Paradise Valley Community College in the Region I, Division I championship final on Oct. 29. The road loss marked the third straight year that Pima (16-6-1) reached the finals without advancing to the NJCAA Division I National Tournament. The Pumas […]

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CROSS COUNTRY: Felzien sets school record at invitational

October 27, 2016

By CASEY MUSE JR The Pima Community College men’s and women’s cross country teams closed out the regular season on Oct. 14 at the Mount San Antonio College Invitational in Walnut, California. The Aztec women finished eighth out of 17 teams in a 3-mile race with a team score of 239 points. Sophomore Samantha Felzien […]

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VOLLEYBALL: Team finding its stride

September 29, 2016

By NICHOLAS TRUJILLO The Pima Community College volleyball team is gaining momentum, taking second place at a recent tournament in San Diego, California. The team also has an injured player. Sophomore Victoria Davis has a stress fracture on her left tibia bone and will be unable to play until she receives medical clearance.  Sept. 14: […]

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FOOTBALL: After taste of success, Aztecs hungry for more

September 15, 2016

By CASEY MUSE JR The Pima Community College football team hopes to build on a successful 2015 season despite facing a tough conference schedule for 2016. The Aztecs committed five turnovers and were held scoreless Sept. 10 in a 20-0 loss to No. 5 Arizona Western College in Yuma. AWC set the tone with a […]

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