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Pima fails to close season on a high

Pima fails to close season on a high

By KYLE MCDANIEL October 13 was the last road game for Pima this season as they come home for the final four games. This is just what the doctor ordered for the Aztecs as they have struggled mightily on the road. Pima will hope to end the season on a high note with this homestand, […]

Aztecs volleyball strives for consistent play

Aztecs volleyball strives for consistent play

By KYLE MCDANIEL Over the next five matches, Pima Community College went 2-3, which gave them an overall record of 6-11. The season started rough for Pima. The teamwork and communication improved with every game.   Sept. 20: PCC 0,  Arizona Western College 3 The Aztecs had a match in Yuma before going to California. […]

Diggin’ in with Aztec libero Anissa Conrad

Diggin’ in with Aztec libero Anissa Conrad

By PJ REGOLE Tucson native Anissa Conrad has been attending Pima Community College and representing the volleyball team for two years. Starting at libero, she has made quite the impact on the squad. In nearly every match this season, she has led the team in digs, and she is showing no signs of slowing down […]

Volleyball: Sophomores shine in New Mexico

Volleyball: Sophomores shine in New Mexico

By KYLE MCDANIEL Fresh off winning the National Title over the summer with his Zona 17-1 club volleyball team, Coach Dan Bithell was coming into the season on a high. However, it would be short lived, as his Pima Aztecs would go 1-5 at the New Mexico Military Institute Classic Tournament in Roswell.   Aug. […]

VOLLEYBALL: Aztecs end season with 8-20 record

VOLLEYBALL: Aztecs end season with 8-20 record

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 […]

VOLLEYBALL: Aztecs close out season Oct. 28

VOLLEYBALL: Aztecs close out season Oct. 28

By NICHOLAS TRUJILLO  As the season drew to a close, the Pima Community College volleyball team never found a consistent path to victory. Their season record was 8-19 overall, 2-13 in ACCAC. “We’re kind of struggling to find some identity at this point, in terms of what kind of team we think we should be,” […]

VOLLEYBALL: Pima battles through string of losses

VOLLEYBALL: Pima battles through string of losses

By NICHOLAS TRUJILLO   With the regular season wrapping up, the Pima Community College volleyball team is hoping for a strong finish.   Sept. 28: PCC 1, Mesa CC 3   The Aztecs avoided a sweep by No. 17 Mesa Community College, but ultimately fell at home in four sets, 25-16, 25-22, 20-25, 25-1. Freshman […]

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: […]

Pima season cut short

Pima season cut short

by DEANNA SHERMAN The Pima Community College volleyball team (17-16, 7-9 in ACCAC) ended their season early with an elimination loss to South Mountain Community College in their second game of the Region I, Division II tournament in Glendale on Friday, Nov. 6. In just three sets, the No.4 ranked Aztecs fell to No.3 ranked […]

VOLLEYBALL: Hopeful Aztecs break losing skid

VOLLEYBALL: Hopeful Aztecs break losing skid

by DEANNA SHERMAN The Pima Community College volleyball team (16-14, 6-9 in ACCAC) kept their No.4 rank in the ACCAC standings, despite a loss to Glendale Community College last Friday, Oct. 23. In just three sets the Aztecs lost their road game 25-23, 25-18, 25-23. Sophomores Jamie Holliday and Brooklyn Scarborough had double digit kills […]

Volleyball: Team struggles for five sets

Volleyball: Team struggles for five sets

by DEANNA SHERMAN The Pima Community College volleyball team (14-12, 4-7 in ACCAC) played another tough game against the No. 3 ranked Scottsdale Community College on Friday, Oct. 9. Pima lost in five sets in Scottsdale 26-24, 17-25, 20-25, 25-22, 15-6. The last time these two played resulted in a loss at the West Campus, […]

Athletes named All-American

Athletes named All-American

Pima Community College athletes  continued to win accolades in December. Women’s soccer player Shannon Shields, a sophomore forward, was named first team NJCAA All-American. She was also named to the Second Team of the 2014 NSCAA/Continental Tire Junior College Women’s Division I All-American list when the National Soccer Coaches Association of America released its All-American teams. Shields […]

VOLLEYBALL: Winning streak comes to an end

VOLLEYBALL: Winning streak comes to an end

By BETO HOYOS The Pima Community College volleyball team took on No. 10 Arizona Western College on Oct. 11 but lost in a five-set thriller. The Aztecs held a lead for most of the first set but Western tied it up at 19-19. The Aztecs scored six of the last seven points to win. In […]

VOLLEYBALL: Aztecs capture first place  at San Diego tournament

VOLLEYBALL: Aztecs capture first place at San Diego tournament

By BETO HOYOS After a rough stretch of losses, the Pima Community College volleyball team won the San Diego City College tournament Sept. 27. “It was the first time this season that we really believed in each other even when we faltered a bit,” Pima head coach Dan Bithell said. “It was a great team […]

VOLLEYBALL: Tournament provides challenges

VOLLEYBALL: Tournament provides challenges

By BETO HOYOS The Pima Community College volleyball team had a tough time at the Scottsdale Classic tournament. “It was an interesting trip,” sophomore Alexis Ammerman said. “We played well but we played some really good teams.” The Aztecs dropped all three matches on Sept. 12. They lost in a close opening match to College […]