Matador Headlines

  • 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.

  • 09 Apr

    Lady Matador Soccer 2019 Season Highlights

    Establishing itself as one of the top NJCAA programs out west, the Lady Matador Soccer team impressed many with its third straight appearance in the Region I Final.

    A mostly new roster flanked just two returners from a historic squad, as Vera Asare and Elizabeth Ephraim etched their names into the Matador record books.

  • 06 Apr

    MBB: Williams Earns All-American Status

    CHARLOTTE, North Carolina. – Two stellar seasons as an integral backcourt piece were awarded on the national level Monday morning when the NJCAA announced that sophomore guard Cash Williams landed on its All-American Honorable Mention List.

  • 27 Mar

    2019 Matador Volleyball Season Recap


    The 2019 Matador Volleyball team relied on a sophomore core to reach the Region I Final for the second straight year while overcoming a rash of injuries during a daunting schedule.

  • 25 Mar

    Bryce Beekman Passes Away at 22

    Associated Press Story

    The Associated Press has confirmed that former Arizona Western Matador Defensive Back Bryce Beekman has died.

    Details of his death have not been released other than he was found dead at a residence in Pullman, Washington where he was attending Washington State University.

  • 16 Mar

    Spring Sports Cancelled

    YUMA, Ariz. – The NJCAA announced the cancellation of all spring sports, as well as winter championships.

    The decision, in alignment with the NCAA, also discontinues recruiting until April 15th, and covers the 8 week limit on social gatherings as suggested by the Center for Disease Control.

    Spring Athletes, including Matador Baseball and Softball players will not be charged for a year of eligibility and maintain the athletic status upon which they entered 2020.

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