women’s basketball

WOMEN’S BASKETBALL: Retooled team has 10 freshmen

October 30, 2014

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 […]

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

May 17, 2014

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 […]

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WOMEN’S BASKETBALL: Aztecs lose in playoffs

March 13, 2014

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 […]

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WOMEN’S BASKETBALL: Aztecs win two straight

February 13, 2014

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 […]

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Aztecs suffer three-game losing streak

January 30, 2014

By BETO HOYOS Pima Community College’s women’s basketball team started 2014 with a flurry of games, and is currently sitting at .500 for their overall record (11-11) and in their conference (7-7). A tough series of matchups have left the Aztecs looking to bounce back after a three-game losing streak. On Jan. 25, the Aztecs […]

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Basketball in DNA of longtime player

December 12, 2013

By BETO HOYOS Basketball runs in the family of Pima Community College sophomore Holly Bolen. Her grandfather, Rudy Castro, played college basketball and baseball at the University of Arizona. Bolen was introduced to basketball as a child. “I started playing ball when I was 8 in the National Youth Sports league, and since then I’ve […]

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Aztecs lose to rival Mesa in overtime thriller

December 12, 2013

By BETO HOYOS The No. 12 Pima Community College women’s basketball team traveled to Mesa on Dec. 7 riding a four-game winning streak. The streak ended when they lost 83-82 in overtime to No. 9 Mesa Community College. “Another instant classic in the Pima-Mesa rivalry,” head coach Todd Holthaus said. It was the first meeting […]

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WOMEN’S BASKETBALL: Aztecs build momentum on Utah trip

November 14, 2013

By BETO HOYOS   The Pima Community College women’s basketball team used a three-day Utah road trip to gain experience against tough teams.   “We’ve challenged the girls with a tough schedule and to be 2-2 at this point is huge going forward,” head coach Todd Holthaus said.   In their final game of the […]

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WOMEN’S BASKETBALL: Tight-knit Aztecs want national championship

October 31, 2013

By JAIME HERNANDEZ Pima Community College women’s basketball coach Todd Holthaus has high expectations for his players this season. Coming off a 17-15 record and a trip to regionals last year, he expects them to take the next step. “I feel like the work we have put in since June in the weight room and […]

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