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Basketball in DNA of longtime player

Basketball in DNA of longtime player

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 […]

Aztecs lose to rival Mesa in overtime thriller

Aztecs lose to rival Mesa in overtime thriller

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 […]

WOMEN’S BASKETBALL: Aztecs build momentum on Utah trip

WOMEN’S BASKETBALL: Aztecs build momentum on Utah trip

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 […]

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

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

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 […]