Matador Headlines

  • 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.

  • 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.

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