Corona del Sol just didn’t stop running. Nor did the Aztecs start missing.
The Aztecs topped the Kofa girls basketball team 69-44 on Tuesday at Rillos Gym.
“They just outran us,” Kings coach Mary Kaye Garcia said. “They beat us down the court. And they made their shots. Almost all of their shots fell. They
From Staff Reports@YumaSunSportsGila Ridge opened the season with a 3-1 win over San Luis Monday, extending its wins streak to seven games dating back to last year.Hawks center midfielder Caroline Durfee tweaked her knee early said coach Jon Gronbach, and she could miss a week or two. But he said he was impressed with Kylie Wel
Adolfo Noriega and Chris Toth had Thanksgiving weekends to remember.Noriega, from Yuma, helped himself to two feature event wins in the Street Stock Division during the fourth annual Cocopah Speedway Turkey Classic, while Toth, from Holtville, won the Friday night IMCA Sport Modified feature and like Noriega went back for seconds on Saturd
Yuma Catholic senior lineman Peter Hurtado spent most of the state championship standing on the sidelines – holding his helmet to his body.
When the game was winding down, No. 61 was able to go out onto the field one last time as the Shamrocks took a knee to secure their 63-35 victory over Round Valley in the Arizona Interscholasti
PHOENIX – Joe Rodriguez must have been looking down with a smile.
Three days after his grandfather died from natural causes, Yuma Catholic junior running back Carter Rodriguez had another spectacular game in an emotional 63-35 win over No. 4 Round Valley in the Arizona Interscholastic Association Division V State Championship on Sa
There was a time, before the season even started, when Yuma Catholic coach Rhett Stallworth wasn’t sure about these Shamrocks.
He saw a drastic need for improvement coupled with a merciless schedule that wouldn’t have time to wait.
In Homer’s famous poem written well before I was born, a hero travels 10 years with a final goal in mind – to get back to his wife in Ithaca.
In that decade, Odysseus’ journey isn’t an easy one but he finally gets to his figurative finish line.
Yuma Catholic football coach Rhett Stallworth said it was pretty straightforward.
When No. 4 Eagar-Round Valley lines up against the No. 3 Shamrocks in the Arizona Interscholastic Association Division V State Championship at 2 p.m. today at North Canyon High School in Phoenix, the Elks are likely to try run right at Yuma Catholic.
The Arizona Western men’s basketball team cruised at Central Arizona, 93-78 on Tuesday.Brandon Lovings had 22 points for the Matadors (9-2, 5-0 ACCAC), Temjae Singleton had 16 and Ali Faruqbey had 14.
The Matadors avenged a loss in the playoffs in Coolidge last year.
The women lost 71-58 to the Vaqueras. No furt
Offense hasn't been in short supply for the Arizona Western men's basketball team.
The Matadors lit up the scoreboard again with a 93-72 win over Eastern Arizona on Saturday night at The House.
It's the sixth straight game scoring 85 or more points for the Matadors – all of which have been wins.
"I think our o
Forced to get its offense in the half-court nearly the entire night, the Arizona Western women’s basketball team was still too much for Eastern Arizona.
It wasn’t the style the Matadors usually like to play – where they force turnovers with their trapping defense and turn them into easy baskets – but No. 17 Arizon
As it turns out, Mother Nature was the big winner at Cocopah Speedway this weekend.
Just as the track and race fans geared up for the West Coast Late Models Shootout, along with the Honda USAC Western Midget Dirt Series and the Cocopah Speedway Racing Series IMCA Sport Mods, rain Thursday night and more Friday morning and afternoon force
Everything was going Yuma Catholic’s way this postseason.
Then the football gods left a faucet on.
The decision by the Arizona Interscholastic Association to move the Shamrocks’ semifinal game against No. 7 Thatcher from today at Cibola to Monday night at Poston Butte High School because of the recent stormy weather
The Arizona Western volleyball team’s run through the NJCAA Division I National Tournament came to an end Friday with a 25-22, 25-20, 25-17 loss to New Mexico Military Institute in Casper, Wyo.
The No. 13 Broncos advance to the ninth-place game, while No. 8 AWC (20-6) is bounced from the tournament.
The Matadors opened the
The Matadors may be beaten. But if coach Jason Smith is right, they won’t beat themselves.
The No. 8 Arizona Western volleyball team begins play today in the first round of the NJCAA Division I National Tournament, facing No. 9 North Idaho at 1 p.m. The winner is likely to face No. 1 Blinn (Tex.) in a quarterfinal match at 7:30 p.
Cocopah Speedway might consider a name change.
Cocopah Championship Speedway would be fitting.
For the second time in two weeks, the Somerton oval will be the scene of a racing series champion being crowned. This time it’s the 2013 West Coast Late Models Shootout series, when the 850-horsepower, full-bodied stock c
By Edward Carifio@YSEdwardCarifioJason Smith wasn’t exactly in the mood for a trip to the Imperial Valley.It was the day after his Arizona Western volleyball team beat Eastern Arizona to win the 2012 NJCAA Region I Division I Championship with a trip to Oklahoma looming.Not only did the trip net him his future start
After never leading in the second half, the Arizona Western men's basketball team beat North Idaho 92-89 at the North Idaho Classic in Coeur d'Alene.
Anthony Alston made all 17 of his free throw attempts to make up for a 3 for 10 day shooting from the floor to lead the Matadors (6-2) with 23 points and tied with Darrious Hamilton with se
The Arizona Western volleyball team was named as the No. 8 seed in a 16-team National Junior College Athletic Association National Volleyball Championship bracket. The Matadors, who beat Redlands (Okla.) Community College in the District C final on Tuesday, will play No. 9 North Idaho College at 1 p.m. Thursday in Casper, Wyo. It is
Home has been nice to the Arizona Western volleyball team during the NJCAA Division I playoffs.
Next stop, Casper, Wyo.
The Matadors defeated Redlands Community College (Okla.) 25-18, 25-23, 25-16 on Tuesday night in the District C final to advance to the national tournament, which begins Nov. 21.
For two years, the El Toro Bowl has been a high-octane matchup between ranked teams from across the country.
Year 3 will have a different look.
The Arizona Western football team, despite its 2-9 record, will compete for the third straight year in the Dec. 7 game at Veterans Memorial Stadium. But the Matadors will have a fam
By Edward Carifio@YSEdwardCarifioAvenging a loss to a team that they haven’t faced very often isn’t what the Arizona Western volleyball team is focused on tonight.Getting to the national tournament is all the motivation the Matadors need.AWC will face Redlands Community College in the NJCAA District C finals a
Moments after sweeping two feature events Friday and Saturday night at Cocopah Speedway, giving him four wins in four starts at the Somerton oval, someone asked Jason Johnson if he owned the place.
“I don’t know if we own this place, but we sure do good here,” said Johnson.
A four-touchdown hole at halftime proved too much for the Arizona Western football team to overcome in a 38-22 loss at Pima on Saturday.
No stats were available for the game.
It was the third straight loss for the Matadors (2-9 overall, 2-8 WSFL), who had to forfeit five games earlier this year.