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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 […]

TENNIS: Avalos and Ton win NJCAA Region I Doubles championship title

TENNIS: Avalos and Ton win NJCAA Region I Doubles championship title

BY NICHOLAS TRUJILLO The Pima Community College men’s and women’s tennis teams both took part in the Region I tournament, but only one group came out on top. NJCAA Region I Tournament   WOMEN The women’s team reached the semifinals of postseason play for the Region I tournament. However, both the team and individual players […]

TENNIS: Avalos and Ton take the doubles title

TENNIS: Avalos and Ton take the doubles title

By NICHOLAS TRUJILLO After both of Pima Community College teams closed out regular season play, they then went to play in the regional tournament at the Paseo Rcquet Center in Glendale. MEN’S TEAM April 6: PCC 9, Glendale CC 0 In the final regular season home match, the men’s tennis team (4-3, 3-3 ACCAC) dominated its […]

TENNIS: Esquer still building program

TENNIS: Esquer still building program

By NICHOLAS TRUJILLO With the Pima Community College tennis squads completing the first half of their season, head coach Ian Esquer will gear up his teams for the NJCAA Region I Tournament at Paseo Racquet Center in Glendale, Arizona. “For the amount of time we have been practicing, they’ve done a good job of stepping up to the plate and competing against all kinds of […]

TENNIS: Aztecs struggle in early season conference

TENNIS: Aztecs struggle in early season conference

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 […]

New coach surprises at preseason tourney

New coach surprises at preseason tourney

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 […]

TENNIS: Team's sweep openers

TENNIS: Team’s sweep openers

By: Nicholas Trujillo With a new coach at the helm for both Pima Community College tennis teams, Ian Esquer starts off his season 1-0, for the men’s and women’s teams. MEN’S Feb. 4: PCC 9, Imperial Valley 0 The men’s team earned a 9-0 sweep against Imperial Valley College. Fresman Francisco Sotelo swept his No. […]

Fashion student designs journey to success

Fashion student designs journey to success

By MARIA ANGULO Patricia Ferrer is getting lots of attention for creating an apparel accessory that protects skin from the sun. Originally from Dallas, Ferrer settled in Tucson and enrolled at Pima Community College to pursue a certification in fashion design. At the end of her first course, she took home small pieces of scrap […]

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 […]

WOMEN'S TENNIS: Aztecs sweeps road trip

WOMEN’S TENNIS: Aztecs sweeps road trip

By STEVEN FOWLER The No. 22-ranked Pima Community College women’s tennis team dominated Glendale Community College 9-0 on March 22. The Aztecs also defeated Grossmont College 8-1 on March 16 during a California road trip. Freshman Samantha Ruth won her second consecutive three-set match at No. 2 singles. Freshman Kelsey Brown won her match at […]

MEN'S TENNIS: Team completes comeback for win

MEN’S TENNIS: Team completes comeback for win

By D.R. WILLIAMS Men’s tennis was back in the swing of things on Feb. 6 at Pima’s West Campus as the Aztecs fought back from an early deficit to win the day against a California team, Imperial Valley College. Sophomore Jesus Lopez and freshman Curtis Jeffery secured the team’s first victory at No. 3 doubles […]

WOMENS TENNIS: Aztecs dominate Imperial Valley

WOMENS TENNIS: Aztecs dominate Imperial Valley

By STEVEN FOWLER The Pima Community College women’s tennis team dominated singles and doubles play during its first match of the 2016 season. The Aztecs shut out Imperial Valley College (California) 9-0 at the West Campus on Feb. 6. Freshman Samantha Ruth played at No. 2 singles and won her match 6-0, 6-0. Sophomore Ema Hernandez […]

Mackey undefeated in singles

Mackey undefeated in singles

By ALFRED DICOCHEA III WOMEN’S TENNIS Pima Community College women’s tennis team (9-8, 6-2 in ACCAC) finished up the regular season on a strong note. Pima won its last five out of six games going into regionals, putting them over .500 overall for the season and four games over .500 in conference play. Pima’s late […]

Tennis: Men struggle, women hold tight

Tennis: Men struggle, women hold tight

By ALFRED DICHOCHEA III Men’s tennis: Pima Community College men’s tennis team (2-4, 0-4 in ACCAC) is coming off a rough part of the season, having lost every conference match and losing four out six in regular play. Pima traveled up to Mesa to face off against a familiar foe in Mesa Community College on […]