women’s basketball

Aztecs face familiar foe in finals

March 8, 2018

By: Armando Harmon It’s a wrap for the Aztecs and the regular season. With an overall record of 23-8 the Aztecs will face familiar foe and seek for redemption as they face Mesa Community College for a third time in the Region I, Division II championship. Unfortunately the Aztecs hit a two game slump but […]

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Nakai makes headlines as a star freshman

March 1, 2018

Story and photo by ARMANDO HARMON This season is a special one for the Pima Community College women’s basketball team, with an overall record of 21-6 the Aztecs look to finish the season strong. The team is filled with many returning players, but freshman Jacqulynn Nakai is making a name for herself in her debut with […]

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Dominance continues for Aztecs

February 8, 2018

By ARMANDO HARMON The women’s basketball team continue its reign as they push toward the second half of the season, as it looks to get further than last year. Pima is ranked No. 8 in the NJCAA Divion II poll. With an overall record of 18-5 and averaging 81.6 points per game, these Aztecs aren’t […]

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ATHLETIC VOICE: While you were away . . .

February 8, 2018

BY ARMANDO HARMON AND CHRISTIAN MORTENSEN Men’s Basketball By Christian Mortensen While the rest of us were enjoying a nice break from our responsibilities over the holidays, the Pima Community College men’s basketball team enjoyed no such time off, as they played eight games over the winter period and finished with a record of 7-1 […]

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

December 7, 2017

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 […]

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Sports briefs

April 20, 2017

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 […]

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WOMEN’S BASKETBALL: Aztecs fall short in championship game

March 23, 2017

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 […]

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WOMEN’S BASKETBALL: Pima to host Scottsdale in playoffs

March 2, 2017

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. […]

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WOMEN’S BASKETBALL: Pima riding wave to postseason

February 16, 2017

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 […]

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WOMEN’S BASKETBALL: Pima heading to national playoffs

March 10, 2016

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 […]

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WOMEN’S BASKETBALL: Aztecs end season with heartbreaker

March 12, 2015

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 […]

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

February 24, 2015

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 […]

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Pima doesn’t take a break over winter

January 29, 2015

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 […]

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

December 10, 2014

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 […]

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Athletes named All-American

December 10, 2014

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 […]

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