Matador Headlines

  • 05 Dec

    End of an Era

    End of an Era

    Arizona Western College announces an end to football program

  • 14 Nov


    FOLEY, Alabama — Arizona Western women’s soccer took one on the chin Wednesday night in the final game of group play at the NJCAA Division I women’s soccer tournament.

    The Matadors fell to Eastern Florida State College 6-1 to finish a season that started with 21-straight wins.

  • 14 Nov

    All-Conference Mats

    YUMA, Ariz. – Earlier this week, four players from the 19th ranked Arizona Western College football team were named to the All-WSFL and All-Region teams after the conclusion of the regular season. Offensive tackle Desmond Bland was an All-WSFL and All-Region First Team selection. On the defensive side of the ball, Tevita Otuvaka and Bryce Beekman were both All-WSFL and All-Region First Teamers, and Tobias Gilliam was named to the All-WSFL and All-Region Second Teams.

  • 14 Nov

    Sweet Shooting Lefty

    YUMA, Ariz. – Sophomore guard Alfonso Plummer came out firing for the Arizona Western College men’s basketball team. The sweet-shooting lefty shot 53% from the floor and was named the Arizona Community College Athletic Conference Player of the Week earlier this week.

  • 13 Nov

    Still Alive

    FOLEY, Alabama — Arizona Western women’s soccer can take a deep breath with at least one more day of life.

    The Lady Matadors will play Eastern Florida State College on Wednesday evening (6:30 EST) with a chance to advance to the NJCAA Division I semifinals on Friday.

    EFST defeated Laramie County Community College 4-0. Eastern Florida outshot Laramie 19-5.

  • 12 Nov

    Taken Down

    FOLEY, Alabama — Monday’s opener wasn’t the outcome that the Arizona Western women’s soccer team was looking for in its first-ever NJCAA tournament appearance.

    The Lady Matadors (21-2 overall) fell to Laramie County Community College (12-6 overall) 3-1 on a wet and sloppy pitch.

  • 12 Nov

    Tournament Preview

    FOLEY, Ala — Arizona Western women's soccer will embark into uncharted territory on Monday evening in its first-ever NJCAA Division I tournament appearance in Foley, Alabama.

    The Matadors finished the regular season 21-1 and they won the first 21 games of the season. That mark led the team to an at-large bid in the national tournament, which is the program's first in its six-year history.

  • 11 Nov

    Close It Out

    YUMA, Ariz. – Late game heroics lifted the Arizona Western College football team (6-4 overall, 4-3 Western States Football League) past 16th ranked Pima Community College (6-3 overall, 4-2 WSFL) on Saturday afternoon. Logan Byrd won the game with a one-yard touchdown run to make it 24-20 with less than a minute to play. It was the second time this season that Byrd has scored the game winning touchdown late in the fourth quarter.

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