Matador Headlines

  • 15 Oct

    Jekyll And Hyde

    YUMA, Ariz. – One seven minute stretch erased a ton of mistakes on Saturday night for the Arizona Western football team. With 34 seconds left in the third quarter, a pick-six flipped a close game on its head for the third-ranked Mats (5-0 overall, 4-0 Western States Football League) against Phoenix College. The Mats ripped off 34 unanswered points to erase a 13-12 deficit and win 46-13.

  • 14 Oct

    Tight Squeeze

    YUMA, Ariz. – The 14th ranked Arizona Western women’s soccer team played hard and controlled the ball but came away on the wrong end of the match against Paradise Valley on Saturday afternoon. The Lady Mats lost 1-0 in a game they out-possessed and out-chanced PVCC.

  • 14 Oct

    Hat Trick Power

    YUMA, Ariz. – Juan Arango powered the Arizona Western men’s soccer team on a hot, sunny Saturday afternoon in Yuma. The sophomore scored three goals for a hat trick, and he added an assist in a 6-0 win for the Mats over Paradise Valley. The loss snapped a two-game skid for the Mats before they enter the final week of the season.

  • 13 Oct

    Power Swings

    YUMA, Ariz. – Big kills and smart placement powered the Arizona Western volleyball team on Friday night in Yuma. The Lady Mats (13-9 overall, 5-5 Arizona Community College Athletic Conference) racked up 43 kills in a tight three-set win over Division II 13th ranked Mesa 25-23, 25-21 and 25-21.

  • 10 Oct

    One Spot Drop

    YUMA, Ariz. – Despite going 2-0 last week, the Arizona Western women’s soccer team dropped one spot in the latest NJCAA poll. The Lady Mats moved down to 14th in the poll once Laramie County vaulted back into the top five and shifted everyone down one spot. Laramie County had been ranked two weeks ago but missed a nomination form last week to drop out of the top 20.

  • 10 Oct

    Stick With Nine

    YUMA, Ariz. – The Arizona Western men’s soccer team stayed put in the latest NJCAA poll as the Mats held onto the ninth spot for the second straight week. This is the fourth straight week the team has been in the top 10.

  • 10 Oct

    Rise to Third

    YUMA, Ariz. – Thanks to its biggest win of the season thus far, the Arizona Western football team jumped two spots in the most recent NJCAA poll. The Mats (4-0 overall) are now third after beating then sixth-ranked (now 11th) Snow College 29-27 on the road over the weekend.

  • 10 Oct

    Pass and Kick

    YUMA, Ariz. – A clutch drive ended with a clutch kick and a huge win for the then fifth-ranked Arizona Western football team on Saturday night at then sixth-ranked Snow College. Quarterback Bryce Perkins orchestrated the drive, and Gabriel Claudio nailed the kick as the Mats won 29-27 in a thrilling game.

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