Smith signs letter of intent to Washburn University

Smith signs letter of intent to Washburn University

By Raymond Suarez / PCC Sports Pima Community College standout basketball player Denesia Smith (Cienega HS) signed her national letter of intent on Saturday. Smith, a guard, will continue her education and her collegiate basketball career at Washburn University, an NCAA Division II school in Topeka, KS. She was named second team All-ACCAC and first […]

Cardinals sign CB Jumal Rolle

Cardinals sign CB Jumal Rolle

The Arizona Cardinals signed cornerback Jumal Rolle to a one-year contract, the team announced Tuesday. Rolle, 26, has 17 tackles, three interceptions, four passes defensed and four special teams tackles over 19 games with the Houston Texans and Baltimore Ravens. The Catawba College product entered the NFL as an undrafted free agent with the Buffalo […]

Arizona remembers Cassandra Kirkland

Arizona remembers Cassandra Kirkland

By Nick Reeves / UA Sports On the past Sunday, the Wildcats lost a member of their program when Cassandra Kirkland passed away after a battle with lung cancer. She was just 32 years old. Cassandra Kirkland competed for the Wildcats from 2002-06 where she earned six Top-10 finishes. Kirkland was a member of the […]

Hisey steps down as Pima baseball coach

Hisey steps down as Pima baseball coach

By Raymond Suarez / PCC Sports Pima Community College coach Jason Hisey has stepped down as head baseball coach. Hisey led the Aztecs for seven years and accumulated an overall record of 196-188-1. His teams made the Region I Tournament in three of his first four years at the helm. “It has become increasingly more […]

Anastasi and Peterson named Lawrence R. Toledo Leadership Award recipients

Anastasi and Peterson named Lawrence R. Toledo Leadership Award recipients

By Raymond Suarez / PCC Sports Pima Community College student-athletes Jacob Anastasi (Cactus Shadows HS) and Erin Peterson (Catalina Foothills HS) were selected the 2017 recipients of the annual Lawrence R. Toledo Leadership Award at Monday’s Winter/Spring Sports Celebration. The Lawrence R. Toledo Leadership Award is presented to student/athletes, who show leadership development through excellence […]

Cardinals collect 17 undrafted rookies

Cardinals collect 17 undrafted rookies

Darren Urban / azcardinals.com After the draft, the Cardinals knew they hadn’t taken a quarterback, and hadn’t taken a natural cornerback. That was part of the work the team did when collecting undrafted rookie free agents. The team announced agreements with 17 undrafted rookies Tuesday, including a quarterback – Texas A&M’s Trevor Knight– and Wisconsin […]

New study identifies way to treat sports-related concussions using telemedicine

New study identifies way to treat sports-related concussions using telemedicine

By SoAzNewsX An estimated 1.6 to 3.8 million traumatic brain injuries occur every year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. More than 75 percent of the injuries are sports-related mild traumatic brain injuries or concussions. While this issue is being recognized at the professional and elite levels, many youth and collegiate athletic […]

Four Pima track athletes capture titles at Region I Championships

Four Pima track athletes capture titles at Region I Championships

By Raymond Suarez / PCC Sports The Pima Community College men’s and women’s track & field teams made some noise in the third day of competition at the Region I Championships on Tuesday. Sophomores Sam Shoultz (Corona del Sol HS), Treyshon Malone (Yuma Catholic HS), David Fernandez (Ironwood Ridge HS) and freshman Megan Schiffmacher earned […]

Five Aztecs softball players nab All-Conference; Three named All-Region

Five Aztecs softball players nab All-Conference; Three named All-Region

By Raymond Suarez / PCC Sports The Pima Community College softball team was well represented in the All-ACCAC Conference and All-Region teams released on Monday. Sophomores Margarita Corona (Tucson HS), Courtney Brown (Flowing Wells HS), Gabriela Trejo (Desert View HS) and Bailey Critchlow as well as freshman Mandy Lorenson (Ironwood Ridge HS) earned the honors. […]