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Hernandez, Luzanilla lead historic list of AWC Soccer signees at 4-year schools

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Record number of Matador Soccer players find four-year homes Yuma, Arizona – July 24, 2013 – Arizona Western College is proud to announce that eight members of the AWC Soccer team have signed official letters of intent to attend four-year schools and play soccer for the schools this fall.  Both goalkeeper Oscar Hernandez and Erik Luzanilla (LOOZ-uh-NEE-yuh) have signed with ... Read More »

Major League Baseball All-Star Game To Feature AWC Alum

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It's difficult to imagine a more appreciative All-Star than Giants closer Sergio Romo. Romo was officially added to the National League squad on Sunday, along with Pirates right-hander Mark Melancon. Romo's good fortune was announced after a pair of initially selected pitchers, Pittsburgh's Jeff Locke and Washington's Jordan Zimmermann, were ruled inactive for Tuesday's Midsummer Classic at New York's Citi ... Read More »

Matador Football starts the preseason 9th in ‘Dirty 30’

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Matadors one of 2 WSFL teams in top 10 of JCGridiron.com’s national preseason football poll Yuma, Arizona – July 9, 2013 — Arizona Western College is proud to announce that the AWC Matadors’ football team is ranked 9th in JCGridiron.com’s newly released national preseason poll.  It’s the fourth straight year that the Matadors have earned a top 10 spot in ... Read More »

2013 AWC Youth Football Camp

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SITE:                       AWC FOOTBALL PRACTICE FIELD                                  2020 South Avenue 8E-Yuma (just west of Kammann Field) DAYS:                      Monday through Friday, June 10th-13th, 2013 TIMES:      ... Read More »

Clayton, Perez, Whitt all heading to four-year universities

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Matadors’ All-American guard, power forward head to Lone Star State; center finds home in Colorado Yuma, Arizona – May 16, 2013 — Arizona Western College is proud to announce that three members of the AWC Men’s Basketball team have signed their official letters of intent to attend four-year universities this fall, and play basketball this winter.  Matadors’ forward/center Tanner Clayton ... Read More »

Matador Baseball signs Lopez for 2013-14

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Gila Ridge High School star to bring pitching and infield talents to AWC next year Yuma, Arizona – May 13, 2013 – Arizona Western College is proud to announce that Yuma-area baseball player Irving Lopez has signed an official letter of intent to attend AWC for the 2013-14 school year and play baseball for the Matadors next spring.  The announcement ... Read More »

Garcia-Perreira earns 1st Team spot on both All-Region I & All-ACCAC teams

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Matadors’ freshman three-position student-athlete named as conference’s top utility player Yuma, Arizona – May 1, 2013 — Arizona Western College is proud to announce that AWC baseball player Travis Garcia-Perreira (gahr-SEE-uh peh-REH-ruh) has been named to the postseason All-Region I and All-ACCAC teams.  Garcia-Perreira earned 1st Team honors on both squads, earning a spot as the utility player on the ... Read More »

Marquez, Ploesch earn postseason honors

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Matadors’ C/3B earns 1st Team All-Region I, All-ACCAC honors; OF named 2nd Team All-ACCAC Yuma, Arizona – May 1, 2013 — Arizona Western College is proud to announce that two members of the AWC Softball team have been named to the All-ACCAC & All-Region I postseason teams.  Freshman catcher/3rd baseman April Marquez was named to the 1st Team on both the ... Read More »

Matador Football alum Williams selected in 2013 NFL Draft

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Defensive lineman selected in 5th round by Seattle Seahawks Yuma, Arizona – April 27, 2013 — Arizona Western College is proud to announce that former AWC defensive tackle Jesse Williams was selected late this morning in the third and final day of the 2013 National Football League Draft.  Williams was the fourth pick of the 5th round by the Seattle ... Read More »

Ploesch named ACCAC Division I Softball Player of the Week for 2nd time

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Lady Matadors’ 2-year starting CG hits a searing .625 average in 4 games last week Yuma, Arizona – April 15, 2013 — Arizona Western College is proud to announce that for the second time this season, AWC Softball player Courtnie Ploesch (KORT-nee PLOSH (long ‘o’ in last name… rhymes with ‘gauche’) has been named the Arizona Community College Athletic Conference ... Read More »

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