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Watkins earns NJCAA Honorable Mention All-American selection


Sophomore middle blocker becomes first Matador VB player in 5 years to reach All-American status Yuma, Arizona – December 4, 2012 – Arizona Western College is proud to announce that AWC Volleyball player Amanda Watkins has been named as an NJCAA Honorable Mention All-American.  Watkins becomes the first Matador Volleyball player to earn a spot on the NJCAA All-American list ... Read More »

Luzanilla named NJCAA Division I Soccer All-American


ACCAC Player of the Year named to 1st Team Yuma, Arizona – December 4, 2012 – Arizona Western College is proud to announce that AWC Soccer player Erik Luzanilla (LOOZ-uh-NEE-yuh) has been named as an NJCAA 1st Team All-American.  Luzanilla is the first Matador Soccer player to earn a spot on the 1st Team list since Bello Alhassan (now a ... Read More »

Matadors finish 7th in NJCAA Final Football Poll


42-37 win over Nassau in 2012 El Toro Bowl earns 4th consecutive season-ending finish in NJCAA Top 10 Colorado Springs, CO – December 3, 2012 — Arizona Western College is proud to announce that the Matador Football team has moved back into the top 10 in the final NJCAA Football Regular Season Poll released late this afternoon.  The Matadors-fresh off ... Read More »

Two Men Arrested After Attempted Armed Robbery


Yuma, AZ — 12-2-2012  0808 hours:  Officers from the Yuma Police Department were dispatched to the McDonalds Restaurant at 2560 S. 4th Avenue for a report of an armed robbery involving a knife. Investigation revealed two men, one armed with a knife, threatened the victim and demanded money.  The victim was able to escape and notify others to call the ... Read More »

Matadors place 14 players on All-WSFL & All-ACCAC Football postseason teams


El Toro Bowl-bound Matadors place 9 on 1st Team All-ACCAC, 7 on 1st Team All-WSFL squad Yuma, Arizona – November 26, 2012 – Arizona Western College is proud to announce that a record fourteen members of the AWC Football team have been named to the All-ACCAC and All-Western States Football League postseason teams.  AWC quarterback Tanner McEvoy (MAK-eh-voy) (who was ... Read More »

McEvoy named ACCAC Football Offensive Player of the Year


Freshman quarterback becomes 4th straight Matador to earn honor Yuma, Arizona – November 28, 2011 – Arizona Western College is proud to announce that AWC Football player Tanner McEvoy (MAK-eh-voy) has been named as the Arizona Community College Athletic Conference Offensive Player of the Year.  It’s the fourth straight season that a Matador player has won at least a share ... Read More »

Hoops with all the Thanksgiving trimmings


  8th Annual Wells Fargo Basketball Classic takes center stage this Friday and Saturday at ‘The House’ Yuma, Arizona – November 21, 2012 — Arizona Western College is proud to announce that it will host the 8th Annual Wells Fargo Holiday Basketball Classic this coming Friday and Saturday, November 23rd and 24th, 2012, at ‘The House’ on the AWC campus.  ... Read More »

Cab Driver Robbed at gunpoint


Yuma, AZ — On Saturday, November 17, 2012 at approximately 1:10 am, the Yuma Police Department responded to the 2500 block W. 24th Street in reference to an armed robbery. The initial investigation revealed Heriberto SILVA, a cab driver for Buchanan’s Transportation, picked up an unknown Hispanic male in the area of the 2900 S. Pacific Avenue.  SILVA then drove ... Read More »

Rent Checks Stolen From Drop Box


Yuma, AZ — The Yuma Police Department has investigated several theft reports of rent payments taken out of drop boxes at several apartment complexes.  The drop boxes have been tampered with and some checks are missing. The Yuma Police Department encourages anyone who may witness a person(s) tampering with drop boxes or other suspicious activity to contact their local law ... Read More »

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