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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 […]

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 […]

TRACK AND FIELD: Aztecs place eight national qualifiers

TRACK AND FIELD: Aztecs place eight national qualifiers

By STEVEN FOWLER Eight Pima Community College athletes eight national qualifying marks when the men’s and women’s track and field teams hosted the Aztec Indoor Invitational on Feb. 5-6 at the West Campus. In women’s competition, the No. 11 ranked Aztecs set three new national qualifying marks and improved in three new ones. Freshman Amber […]

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 […]

New track star shows off speed

New track star shows off speed

By JAIME HERNANDEZ Pima Community College athlete Kevin Lamont Snead has played football his entire life. It wasn’t until this spring that Snead decided to apply his talents to the track. He had no idea that he could get this good so fast in a sport in which he’s never competed. In only his second […]

TRACK: Teams have strong showing in Glendale

TRACK: Teams have strong showing in Glendale

By JAIME HERNANDEZ Pima Community College men’s and women’s track teams failed to provide a national qualifier during competition at the Glendale Community College Outdoor Invitational on April 5, but did have several first-place finishes. To date, 14 Aztecs have national qualifying marks. Women jumpers dominate On the women’s side, four Aztec jumpers finished with […]