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WOMEN'S SOCCER: Pima takes second place in conference

WOMEN’S SOCCER: Pima takes second place in conference

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 […]

CROSS COUNTRY: Felzien sets school record at invitational

CROSS COUNTRY: Felzien sets school record at invitational

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 […]

VOLLEYBALL: Team finding its stride

VOLLEYBALL: Team finding its stride

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: […]

FOOTBALL: After taste of success, Aztecs hungry for more

FOOTBALL: After taste of success, Aztecs hungry for more

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 […]

Baseball finishes subpar season on winning note

Baseball finishes subpar season on winning note

By STEVEN FOWLER The Pima Community College baseball team (30-26, 17-23 in ACCAC) saw its regular season come to a close on April 30 after a doubleheader series split against Chandler-Gilbert Community College at the West Campus. Despite finishing above .500, it was a rough season for the Aztecs as they were unable to win […]

Track and Field: PCC preparing for title

Track and Field: PCC preparing for title

By CASEY MUSE JR. The Pima Community College men’s and women’s track and field teams participated in their final regular season events at the Triton Invitational in La Jolla, CA on April 22-23. Sophomore Kelsey Montano finished the 3,000-meter steeplechase with a time of 11 minutes, 12.65 seconds. She broke a Pima school record as […]

Men’s team wins regional championship

Men’s team wins regional championship

By BRYAN OROZCO Pima Community College men’s golf came back to the Old Pueblo with the NJCAA Region I, Division I Championship. The Aztecs won their second straight championship with a total of 1,179 (295-294-296-294) in the four-day tournament and won by 39 strokes in the final standings. “It was a great season,” head coach […]

Athletic Voice: My greatest of all time: Kobe Bryant

Athletic Voice: My greatest of all time: Kobe Bryant

By BRYAN OROZCO When Kobe Bryant announced his retirement last year, a spectrum of emotions and thoughts flooded my mind. Bryant is often referred to only by his first name. His father decided to name him Kobe after seeing the Japanese beef on a menu. Throughout my life, Kobe bested both my beloved New York […]

Men’s season comes to a close with loss

Men’s season comes to a close with loss

By D.R. WILLIAMS The Aztecs finished their season with a final record of 4-7 (2-4 in ACCAC) after losing in the first day of Region I Championships in singles and doubles. Freshman Marc Avalos lost his No. 1 singles match in a tough three-setter 4-6, 6-2, 6-2. Freshman Dalton Reisig went down 6-1, 6-1 at […]

Nationals await women’s team May 7-13

Nationals await women’s team May 7-13

By STEVEN FOWLER The Pima Community College women’s tennis team closed out the Region I Championships at the Paseo Racquet Center in Glendale on April 20. “I’m very proud of our runner-up finish at regionals this year,” head coach Gretchen Schantz said. The Aztecs advanced to eight of nine championship matches and finished in second […]

Athletic Voice: Which NBA team was best ever?

Athletic Voice: Which NBA team was best ever?

By CASEY MUSE JR. and JASON WEIR We could write all day about the greatest team in NBA history, but let’s get right to the point. CM: As a fan, I never thought a team would look as dominant as the Golden State Warriors this season. It has to be the greatest team of all […]

Golf: Women head to nationals;  2nd in ACCAC

Golf: Women head to nationals; 2nd in ACCAC

By CASEY MUSE JR. The Pima Community College women’s golf team participated in their final tournament of the season April 18-19. Freshman Desiree Hong had a solid outing winning her fourth individual tournament. She shot a three-over par 73 in the first round and a two-under par 68. She finished with a two-day total of […]

Men's Golf: Men finish season in tie with EAC

Men’s Golf: Men finish season in tie with EAC

By BRYAN OROZCO Pima Community College men’s golf team closed out the regular season finishing in second place for the fourth consecutive time. The Aztecs tied with Eastern Arizona College with a two-round total of 571 (286-285) at the Scottsdale Community College Invitational. Eastern Arizona also took second with a score of 571 (279-292). South […]

BASEBALL: Aztecs split two road games

BASEBALL: Aztecs split two road games

By STEVEN FOWLER Pima Community College baseball (16-7, 7-7 in ACCAC) split a two-game set on the road against Glendale Community College on March 5. In game one, the Aztecs were unable to rally after a 6-0 deficit in the fifth and lost 7-3. Freshman Anthony Felix went 1-for-3 and scored on a throwing error […]

Track team builds champs

Track team builds champs

By MICKEY RAY LAMB The Pima Community College men’s and women’s track teams have garnered an impressive reputation for themselves. “We aren’t just out here coaching athletes, we are in the business of building champions,” Associate Head Coach Chad Harrison said. The Aztecs set an impressive 15 qualifying marks to begin the 2016 season at […]