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TRACK & FIELD: Pima sets national marks in Glendale

TRACK & FIELD: Pima sets national marks in Glendale

By JAIME HERNANDEZ Pima Community College had two athletes finish in the top 10 nationally during the Glendale Last Chance meet on Feb. 22. Freshman Rhiannon Reece set her pole-vaulting mark at 10 feet 6 inches, which placed her ninth nationally. Sophomore Kathy Fisher finished the 600-meter race with a time of 1:37.73, which also […]

Aztecs running and jumping to victory

Aztecs running and jumping to victory

By JAIME HERNANDEZ Pima Community College’s men’s and women’s track teams will have to go far this season if they are to deem it a success. Both the women’s and men’s teams had runner-up finishes in regionals last year. A majority of their core players have returned this season, giving the Aztecs confidence they can […]

Six Aztecs qualify for nationals

Six Aztecs qualify for nationals

Compiled by Katie Stewart     Six members of Pima Community College’s track and field team qualified for nationals during the first meet of the season at the Paradise Valley Community College Indoor Invitational Jan. 24-25. In men’s competition, Eddie Wilcox became an indoor national qualifier with a high jump of 6 feet, 10¾ inches. Anfernee Alexander […]

Online Extra: Aztecs earn Academic All-American accolades

Online Extra: Aztecs earn Academic All-American accolades

Story and photo by James Kelley Five Pima Community College student athletes were recognized as National Junior College Athletic Association Academic All-Americans. Freshman Megan Carney of women’s cross country and track and field, sophomore Andrea Benjamin from women’s basketball, sophomore Gabrielle Siltanen and sophomore Lucas Volk from track and field and softball sophomore Kaity Ingram […]

Online Extra: Summer Updates

Online Extra: Summer Updates

Photo by James Kelley 2010 Pima Graduation Ceremony Former Pima coach Roderick Gary named men’s head basketball coach Former Pima, USA Baseball and Foothills coach Jason Hisey named head baseball coach Men’s soccer holding tryouts July 5 and July 7 Aztecs earn Academic All-American accolades Three softball players selected to All-American teams Japanese Speech Contest, […]

Online Extra: Women’s track & field takes 13th at Nationals, the men finish 17th

Online Extra: Women’s track & field takes 13th at Nationals, the men finish 17th

By James Kelley Photo by Daniel Gaona The Pima Community College track and field teams both finished in the top 17 at the National Junior College Athletic Association National Championship and had10 top-eight finishes, breaking records in the process. The Aztec women finished 13th with 17 points, while the men finished 17th with 11.25 points. […]

Online Extra: Both track & field teams finish third at Regionals

Online Extra: Both track & field teams finish third at Regionals

Story and photo by James Kelley The Pima Community College track and field teams finished third at the National Junior College Athletic Association Region I Championships. Three Aztecs won region titles and four more qualified for Nationals. Freshman Chloe’ Nowell CQ, triple jump, freshman Mario Portillo, 5,000-meter, and freshman Christian Tover, shot put, were crowned […]

Track and field carries high hopes into final meets

Track and field carries high hopes into final meets

Story and photo by Daniel Gaona For the Pima Community College men’s and women’s track and field teams, regionals and nationals are nothing like ordinary meets. Pima will travel to Mesa Community College on May 11 and 13 for the Region 1 Championships. Head coach Greg Wenneborg wants either the men or the women to […]

Korn following family roots, eager to end season with wins

Korn following family roots, eager to end season with wins

By Eric Townsend Photo by Daniel Gaona When Sharissa Korn travels to Kansas later this month for the National Junior College Athletic Association Championships, she hopes to follow in her brother’s footsteps and bring home a national trophy. Jeremiah Korn, Sharissa’s older brother and roommate, won the shot put title two years ago. “I’m very […]

Track & Field begins to dominate field events

Track & Field begins to dominate field events

Story and Photo by Daniel Gaona Field events are new additions to the strong points of the Pima Community College men’s and women’s track and field teams, with two regular season meets left. Running events remain solid for the Aztecs, but the field events are beginning to gain national attention. Pima will travel to the […]

Track and field overcoming plateaus

Track and field overcoming plateaus

Story and photo by Daniel Gaona After exploding in all aspects, the Pima Community College track and field teams suffered a minor downfall. However, head coach Greg Wenneborg thinks the bumpy patch the teams hit is over. “We hit a little bit of a plateau but we came out of it at the end of […]

Track & Field teams reaching new heights

Track & Field teams reaching new heights

Story and photo by Daniel Gaona At mid-season, the Pima Community College men’s and women’s track and field teams are ahead of schedule. “We’re pretty much halfway through the season and now we go into this stretch with meets every weekend,” head coach Greg Wenneborg said. “We’re shooting all the way through to the end […]

Online Extra: Track & Field to host meet

Online Extra: Track & Field to host meet

Story Daniel Gaona Photo by James Kelley The Pima Community College men’s and women’s track and field teams host the first Arizona Community College Athletic Conference meet of the season on March 13. It is scheduled to begin at 10:30 a.m. and run until the early evening at the West Campus track.

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Track and Field The Pima Community College men’s and women’s track and field teams host the first Arizona Community College Athletic Conference meet of the season on March 13. It is scheduled to begin at 10:30 a.m. and run until the early evening at the West Campus track. -Daniel Gaona Women’s Tennis The Pima Community […]

Pima set to host next track and field meet

Pima set to host next track and field meet

By Daniel Gaona Photo by James Kelley Poor weather ended the day early for the Pima Community College men’s and women’s track and field teams at the Central Arizona College relay meet on Feb. 20. “We got rained out about a third of the way through the meet,” head coach Greg Wenneborg said. “But we […]