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Two area wrestlers won their weight classes at Flowing Wells Invitational, annually one of the one of the toughest wrestling tournaments in the state.
Seven area athletes signed to play baseball or softball with Pima College on Thursday. They were part of a group of 25 athletes to at the Pima District Office on Thursday to formally sign their commitments for the 2016 season.
A large number of local northwest area athletes will continue their athletic careers at the college level. In total 21 area high school athletes signed National Letters of Intent to accept athletic scholarships, with at least five more signing this week.
Two Pima Community College alumni are hoping to return to Pima as members of the governing board.
Two candidates are running for the open seat on Pima Community College’s Board of Governors, each promising to repair the college’s credibility after Pima has faced probation by its accrediting body, acknowledged sexual harassment of employees by a former chancellor, and falling enrollment.
Canyon Del Oro is expected to name Keith Francis as their head baseball coach. Francis previously coached the Dorados in the early 2000’s.
Pima pitcher Marcel Renteria was named ACCAC Conference Division I Pitcher of the Week. He got wins against Arizona Western College and South Mountain. He pitched 13 2/3 innings giving up 2 runs (2 earned) with 14 strikeouts for the week.
The Aztecs baseball team split its conference doubleheader against Cochise College. The Aztecs are now 31-20 overall and 20-13 in ACCAC conference and are in 3rd place in the ACCAC Division I standings with 5 games to go in the regular season.
The Lady Aztecs softball team swept a doubleheader at El Paso Community College. Alexis Dotson went on a tear on offense going 7 for 9 with 6 RBIs, 2 runs, 2 stolen bases and 2 doubles on the day. Celina Martinez picked up a win and a save pitching 6 2/3 innings in 2 appearances giving up no runs. Pima now 16-19 overall.
The Pima Community College baseball team (20-11) closed out the South Mountain CC Tournament on Saturday with another dominating pitching performance and its balanced offense as the Aztecs beat Douglas College (Canada) 10-0 in eight innings.
The Pima Community College baseball team (15-10, 9-4 in conference) had a tale of two games on Saturday as it split against Yavapai College at the West Campus.
College baseball is back at Kino Sports Complex through the month of March
Pima Community College’s Governing Board has approved a policy restricting use of smoking, e-cigarette and tobacco products to designated areas on PCC property.
Dave Sitton died of a heart attack early Monday morning. The longtime University of Arizona broadcaster, rugby coach, and GOP Congressional District 1 candidate was 58 years old.
Garret Zuppiger, a University of Arizona graduate who grew up in the Phoenix area, was one of the 19 Granite Mountain Hotshots Crew firefighters killed in the Yarnell Hill Fire.
The Pima Community College baseball team (22-26-1, 12-20 in conference) dropped two tough games to Yavapai College on Thursday at the West Campus.
The Pima Community College baseball team (22-24-1, 12-18 in conference) found its offensive in the second game on Tuesday but couldn’t overcome Eastern Arizona’s pitching in the first game.
The Pima Community College baseball team (19-19-1, 9-13 in conference) produced one run in its two games against Cochise College on Tuesday at the West Campus.
Coming off winning a state championship in football this last year, Jake Matthews, a senior baseball player on the Ironwood Ridge High School team is determined to add another state championship to the list.
The Pima Community College baseball team (17-15-1, 7-9 in conference) split a doubleheader with Paradise Valley Community College on Saturday at the West Campus.
The Pima Community College baseball team (15-14-1, 6-8 in conference) had its six-game winning streak snapped on Tuesday as the Aztecs dropped a doubleheader at GateWay Community College in Phoenix.