Matador Headlines

  • 15 Jul

    Cash Commits to Western New Mexico

    Williams NJCAA All-American Highlights

    YUMA, Ariz--A key cog during the Matador Basketball District Championship team's run to Hutchinson, All-American point guard Cash Williams announced his intent to continue to career at NCAA Division II Western New Mexico.

    Williams was impossible to miss on the court during his two seasons at Arizona Western and quickly established himself at the collegiate level as a dynamic playmaker.

  • 11 Jul

    Flores Signs with Tigers

    YUMA, Ariz---While Major League Baseball transactions have been hard to come by lately, Matadors flamethrower Wilmer Flores signed as an undrafted free-agent with the Detroit Tigers organization.

    The right handed native of Venezuela displayed a power arm in his lone spring with the Matadors, striking out 16 batters in just 11.2 innings over six appearances for Arizona Western before the pandemic hit.

  • 24 Jun

    Matadors are NJCAA All-Academic

    YUMA, Ariz. – As Matador Athletics continues to write new chapters on the field and in the gym, it’s the chapters they are completing in the classroom that are establishing new standards of academic excellence.

    All seven Arizona Western Matador Athletic Teams making NJCAA All-Academic Honors.

    That means it is the second straight year all seven Matador teams achieved a combined GPA above 3.0, hitting 3.2 in 2019-2020.

  • 15 Jun

    Smith and Stratton Inducted into ACCAC Hall of Fame

    The Arizona Community College Athletic Conference has announced the 2020 Hall of Fame Class headlined by two long-time contributors to the conference from Arizona Western.

    Athletic Director Jerry Smith and former Matador Baseball Coach John Stratton have been inducted into the ACCAC Hall of Fame.

  • 09 Jun

    11 Members of 2019 Squad Take Next Step

    YUMA, Ariz. – After a historic season, twelve members of the Arizona Western Men’s Soccer team will be continuing their athletic and academic careers at four-year institutions.

  • 28 May

    Matador Soccer Hits Mark in 2019

    Something happened in 2019 on the way to Arizona Western’s typical march to the Region I Playoffs…they just kept going.

    In 15 seasons under Head Coach Kenny Dale:

    The Matadors have had years with more wins and years with fewer losses.

    But the 2019 squad was rich with talent as 17 different players scored at least one goal and 15 of those registered at least one assist.

    And defensively three different keepers combined to keep eight clean sheets.

  • 22 May

    Four Lady Matadors Take the Next Step

    Another Region I Final appearance in 2019 continues to pay dividends as four Matador Volleyball Sophomores have signed with four-year universities to continue their academic and athletic careers outside of Yuma.

  • 29 Apr

    AWC and City of Yuma to Host NJCAA Softball National Championship


    YUMA, Ariz. – Arizona Western College and the City of Yuma will host the NJCAA Division I Softball Championship in Yuma, Arizona in May of 2021 and May of 2022, the NJCAA announced on Friday.

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