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Women’s basketball dominates schedule after losing its season-opening game to New Mexico

Women’s basketball dominates schedule after losing its season-opening game to New Mexico

By ARMANDO HARMON Pima Community College continues to fight on as they have won four games in row. The basketball team spent a weekend in Utah for the Willow Creek Inn Invitational. The Aztecs finished 2-1 for the weekend, but they did triumph over two Division I teams and handed Snow College its first loss […]

Sports briefs

Sports briefs

Compiled by Nicholas Trujillo With the winter season ending and the spring seasons already well underway, Pima Community College has had many student-athletes earn awards for their efforts in the season. Others have accepted offers from universities.   Stallworth earns top rank for second time This year marks the second year in a row that […]

WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: Aztecs fall short in championship game

WOMEN’S BASKETBALL: Aztecs fall short in championship game

By NICHOLAS TRUJILLO The No. 2 Pima Community College women’s basketball team (23-8, 16-6 conference) closed out their season on an early note after losing to No. 1 Mesa CC Thunderbirds. Last season, the Aztecs overcame the Thunderbirds and made their way to third place in the NJCAA championship tournament. Last season, the Aztecs were […]

WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: Pima to host Scottsdale in playoffs

WOMEN’S BASKETBALL: Pima to host Scottsdale in playoffs

By NICHOLAS TRUJILLO The Pima Community College women’s team will be the No. 2 seed for the NJCAA Region I, Division II tournament, and will host No. 3 Scottsdale Community College on March 7 at 7:30 p.m. Pima finished the regular season with a 22-7 overall record and a 17-5 record in conference play. Feb. […]

WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: Pima riding wave to postseason

WOMEN’S BASKETBALL: Pima riding wave to postseason

By NICHOLAS TRUJILLO The Pima Community College women’s basketball team is currently averaging 83.2 points per game, an improvement from the previous seasons 72.6 points per game average. The Aztecs have also improved their three-point accuracy, hitting 30.7 percent as opposed to 21.9 percent last season. Their overall field goal percentage has also seen a […]

WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: Pima heading to national playoffs

WOMEN’S BASKETBALL: Pima heading to national playoffs

By JASON WEIR The no. 4 ranked Pima Community College women’s basketball team won the Region I Division II title game in convincing fashion on March 5. The Aztecs, led by finals MVP sophomore Shalise Fernander, defeated the Mesa Community College Thunderbirds 78-54 in front of their fans. The win earned PCC a trip to […]

WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: Aztecs end season with heartbreaker

WOMEN’S BASKETBALL: Aztecs end season with heartbreaker

By DEANNA SHERMAN The Pima Community College’s women’s basketball team ended its season early in a loss to Phoenix College 55-53 on March 4 at the West Campus gym. Despite Pima having the No. 1 seed over No. 4 Phoenix going into the Region I, Division II Tournament semi-finals, the Aztecs struggled to pull out […]

WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: Playoffs start March 4 at West Campus

WOMEN’S BASKETBALL: Playoffs start March 4 at West Campus

By DEANNA SHERMAN The Pima Community College women’s basketball team (17-13, 14-8 in ACCAC) has sealed the No.1 seed in the Region I, Division II tournament. The Aztecs pulled out an exciting win Feb. 24 against Scottsdale Community College, 66-62, in the final regular-season game. With under a minute left in the game, the score […]

Pima doesn’t take a break over winter

Pima doesn’t take a break over winter

By DEANNA SHERMAN The Pima Community College women’s basketball team (11-10, 8-5 in ACCAC conference) beat Phoenix College 80-78 in a double overtime victory on Jan. 24. Despite some difficulty scoring throughout the game freshman Gabby Banales ended the game with a third offensive-rebound put back right as the buzzer went off. Sophomore Melody McLaughlin […]

WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: Aztecs face slide with two-game loss

WOMEN’S BASKETBALL: Aztecs face slide with two-game loss

By BETO HOYOS The No. 12 ranked Pima Community College women’s basketball team (4-3, 3-2 in ACCAS conference) lost its second game in a row Dec. 6, falling 70-57 to No. 7 Eastern Arizona College. The Aztecs never held a lead in the game. They trailed by as many as 21 points in the first […]

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 […]

WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: Retooled team has 10 freshmen

WOMEN’S BASKETBALL: Retooled team has 10 freshmen

By BETO HOYOS Last season, the Pima Community College women’s basketball team was a well-oiled machine and a tough matchup for many conference opponents. The Aztecs made it to the Division II Region I championship game as the No. 2 seed, but lost to No. 1 Mesa Community College for the third straight year. This […]

WOMEN’S BASKETBALL: Ross-Moreno jersey going to hall of fame

WOMEN’S BASKETBALL: Ross-Moreno jersey going to hall of fame

Compiled from PCC press releases Pima Community College women’s basketball player Raja Moreno-Ross has received another honor, this time from the Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame in Knoxville, Tennessee. The sophomore’s player jersey will be displayed in the Hall’s Ring of Honor in recognition of her 2013-14 season. Moreno-Ross is the third Pima women’s basketball […]

WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: Aztecs lose in playoffs

WOMEN’S BASKETBALL: Aztecs lose in playoffs

By BETO HOYOS The season came to a close for the Pima Community College women’s basketball team on March 6 after the Aztecs fell to Mesa Community College for the third straight year. Pima lost 65-64. Both teams got after it from the opening tip and both teams exchanged leads. The Aztecs led by 10 […]

WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: Aztecs win two straight

WOMEN’S BASKETBALL: Aztecs win two straight

By BETO HOYOS Pima Community College defeated Mesa Community College 61-58 in an overtime thriller on Feb. 8. “We just made one more shot than the other team,” head coach Todd Holthaus said. Mesa tied the game toward the end of regulation and extended the game to overtime. “Mesa and Pima games are epic and […]