Matador Headlines

  • 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.

  • 13 Mar

    Athletic Competition Halted

  • 10 Mar

    BSB: Tavares' Gem Lead Split at GateWay

    MESA, Ariz---Joseph Tavares struck out twelve in the seven inning game leading the Arizona Western Matadors (17-10 overall, 7-7 ACCAC) to a split of an ACCAC double-header with the GateWay Geckos (10-15 overall, 5-9 ACCAC) at Gene Autry Field Tuesday afternoon.

    Tavares mowed down the Geckos in the opener, sitting down 12 batters via the K. The lone run he surrendered was unearned after a lead-off walk, error, and ground out combined to get the Geckos on the board.

  • 09 Mar

    BSB: Mats Rack Up Non-Conference Win in Chandler

    CHANDLER, Ariz. – Oliver Firas homered in his second straight game and the offense scored six runs over the final three innings as the Arizona Western Matadors (16-9 overall, 6-6 ACCAC) knocked down the Chandler-Gilbert Coyotes (11-13 overall, 5-9 ACCAC) 8-3 in a non-conference win Monday afternoon.

    With the game shifted to Chandler due to impending weather, Arizona Western took the reigns of a 2-2 game in the sixth.

  • 09 Mar

    Softball Rescheduled vs. Phoenix College

    Tuesday's double-header against Phoenix College has been rescheduled to Thursday, April 2nd due to a high probability of rain in Yuma.

    To view the complete Arizona Western Softball Schedule visit here

  • 07 Mar

    BSB: Matadors Nab Sweep of Glendale at Home

    YUMA, Ariz. – Seizing momentum from a big week the Arizona Western Matadors (15-9 overall, 6-6 ACCAC) earned their first conference sweep of the season by dispatching the Glendale Gauchos (12-16 overall, 3-11 ACCAC) by scores of 4-0 and 9-4 Saturday at Kammann Field.


    Devin Contreras overpowered the Gauchos in Game One, only surrendering a pair of walks in the first five innings.


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