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  • 23 Oct
    Jafet Sanchez knocks home a penalty kick for Arizona Western.

    Ice Cold

    YUMA, Ariz. – Ninety minutes? Not enough. Double OT? Nope. Five penalty kicks apiece? Still not enough time. The Arizona Western men’s soccer team finished off Chandler-Gilbert on the first round of overtime penalty kicks to win 5-4 on penalties after tying 1-1 through regulation and two overtimes.

  • 21 Oct

    Secondary Stops

    YUMA, Ariz. – Seven interceptions kept the Arizona Western football team afloat on Saturday night against Pima. The second-ranked Mats (6-0 overall) picked off Pima (2-6 overall) six times to end drives and once on a two-point conversion to help preserve a wild 28-23 win in Yuma.

  • 19 Oct

    Close Out,Shut Out

    YUMA, Ariz. – Absorb, counter, get wide and create. The 14th ranked Arizona Western men’s soccer team executed its game plan with precision for 90 minutes on Thursday night to take out fifth-ranked Pima 2-0. AWC will finish either third or fourth in the conference depending on the outcome of a Phoenix-Glendale match.

  • 19 Oct

    Inches Short

    YUMA, Ariz. – The Arizona Western women’s soccer team battled, created chances and attacked all night against Pima, but the shots simply didn’t go home. In the end, Pima knocked in one breakaway goal and absorbed the AWC (13-4-3 overall, 13-4-3 Arizona Community College Athletic Conference) attack to knock off the Lady Mats 1-0.

  • 17 Oct

    Ace in the Hole

    YUMA, Ariz. – A dozen aces and big attacks powered the Arizona Western volleyball team on Tuesday night against Chandler-Gilbert in Yuma. The Lady Mats swept CGCC 25-16, 25-12 and 25-19 with a dominant offensive performance. AWC (14-9 overall, 6-5 Arizona Community College Athletic Conference) hit .400 as a team and racked up 42 kills to only 10 errors.

  • 17 Oct

    Domino Effect

    YUMA, Ariz. – A loss by top-ranked East Mississippi last week shook up the latest edition of the NJCAA football poll this week. Thanks to that loss and a win over the weekend, the Arizona Western football team moved up to second and are one of two unbeaten teams in the top five.

  • 17 Oct

    Down Week

    YUMA, Ariz. – One down week dropped the Arizona Western women’s soccer team five spots in the latest NJCAA poll. AWC was 19th in the poll that was released earlier this morning.

  • 17 Oct

    Slide Down

    YUMA, Ariz. – For the first time this season, the Arizona Western men’s soccer team lost two matches in a row. Both came on the road, and the Mats dropped in the latest NJCAA poll down to 14th this week.

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