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Alvarez, Mayhan of Prescott’s Yavapai College Repeat as ACCAC Athletes of the Week

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After helping lead the Yavapai College women’s soccer team to its first-ever victory over a ranked opponent, freshman forward Emma Alvarez and freshman goalkeeper Lauryn Mayhan have earned back-to-back ACCAC weekly awards with Alvarez taking home Offensive Player of the Week honors while Mayhan earned Goalkeeper of the Week honors.

Lopes’s Goals Lead Prescott Roughrider Men’s Soccer to Victory Over Glendale

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On a beautiful fall night at Ken Lindley Field, the Yavapai College men’s soccer team took care of business, defeating the Gauchos of Glendale Community College 3-1 to move its overall record to 7-6-1 and ACCAC record to 3-3-1.

Prescott’s Roughrider Soccer Rolls Past Gateway

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In the middle of a busy, three-game week, the Yavapai College men’s soccer squad put together a 6-0 dominant road win against the Gateway Geckos Thursday afternoon. With the victory, the Roughriders are now 6-6-1 overall and 2-3-1 in the ACCAC.

Prescott Roughrider Volleyball Dominates Mesa, Takes Home Third-Straight Sweep

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The Yavapai College volleyball team logged its third-consecutive victory (all via sweep) Wednesday night inside of Walraven Gymnasium, moving its overall record to 11-10 and ACCAC record to 5-3.

Alvarez, Mayhan of Prescott’s Yavapai College Earn Weekly ACCAC Awards for Women’s Soccer

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After helping lead the Yavapai College women’s soccer team to a 2-1 record last week, freshman forward Emma Alvarez has been named the ACCAC Offensive Player of the Week while freshman goalkeeper Lauryn Mayhan was named ACCAC Goalkeeper of the Week the conference office announced Wednesday morning.

Yavapai College Men’s Soccer of Prescott Falls 1-0 Against No. 1 Pima

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Tuesday’s cold, fall night featured an epic battle between the Yavapai College Roughriders and the No. 1-ranked (NJCAA Division II) and undefeated Pima Community College Aztecs at Ken Lindley Field.

Yavapai College Women’s Soccer Takes Down No. 7 Pima

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The inaugural season of the Yavapai College women’s soccer team provided the home fans at Ken Lindley Field with another first on Tuesday night: a victory over a ranked opponent. The Roughriders defeated the No. 7-ranked Pima Community College Aztecs 2-1, moving their overall record this season to 7-8 and ACCAC record to 4-3.

Wright, Holland Sweep Weekly ACCAC Awards for Yavapai Volleyball

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After helping lead the Yavapai College volleyball team to a pair of sweeps last week, freshman outside hitter Kierslynn Wright was named ACCAC Offensive Player of the Week while sophomore libero Brooklyn Holland was named ACCAC Defensive Player of the Week.

Prescott Roughrider Volleyball Sweeps, Shaver Earns 150th Win at Yavapai

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Head Coach Zachary Shaver earned his 150th victory at the helm of the Yavapai College volleyball program Friday night as he watched his squad sweep the Eastern Arizona Gila Monsters. The victory avenges an earlier loss to Eastern Arizona and moves the Roughriders to 10-10 overall this season with a 4-3 mark in ACCAC play. “I am really proud of […]

Yavapai College Soccer Through the Weekend

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The men’s and women’s soccer teams at Prescott’s Yavapai College had a busy week of games and activities. Both soccer teams lost their game against Arizona Western College. Despite the losses and a break in the schedule, the Roughriders still took time to connect with the community this weekend at the Puente de la Comunidad event at Mountain View Park. […]

Yavapai College Women’s Soccer Rolls Past Cochise

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The Yavapai College women’s soccer team posted a dominating performance Thursday afternoon as it took down the Cochise Apaches 4-1 at Ken Lindley Field. The Roughriders are now 6-7 on the season with a 3-2 mark in ACCAC contests. “That’s a great D1 win for our program,” Head Coach Rozie DeWeese said. “I loved our team energy on the field […]

Yavapai College Volleyball Heads South, Sweeps South Mountain

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On the road and in the valley to start the week, the Yavapai College volleyball team swept the South Mountain Cougars Tuesday night, improving its overall record to 9-10 and ACCAC record to 3-3.

Yavapai College Women’s Soccer Victorious on the Road, Sweeps Gateway

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A two-hour weather delay in the valley might have dampened the playing surface but was unable to dampen the play of the Yavapai College women’s soccer team as it defeated the Gateway Geckos 2-1 on Tuesday afternoon. With the win, the Roughriders sweep the season series with Gateway and move to 5-7 overall on the season and 2-2 in ACCAC […]

Busy Week Lies Ahead For Women’s Soccer

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Due to a previous weather delay, the Yavapai College women’s soccer team has three, instead of two, games this week with games on Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday. The Games On Tuesday, the Roughriders head down to Mesa, Arizona for a 1 p.m. matchup against the Gateway Community College Geckos. After an off day, Yavapai hosts Cochise College on Thursday at […]

Yavapai College Volleyball Edged by Pima

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The Yavapai College Volleyball team came up short Friday night against the Aztecs of Pima Community College, losing in four sets to move its overall record to 8-10 and conference record to 2-3.

Curling in Arizona: Tempe Club’s Accomplishments Include Olympic Trials Series

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Curling in Arizona feels like an oxymoron. It takes place on a sheet of ice, with competitors pushing brooms, and is historically viewed as a sport most often played in Canada, not in the desert. The Valley, with its triple-digit temperatures, hardly seems a perfect match.

Yavapai College Volleyball Returns Home, Sweeps Phoenix

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After 25 days away from Walraven Gymnasium, the Yavapai College volleyball team made its return in grand fashion, sweeping the Phoenix College Bears in three sets to move to 8-9 overall and 2-2 in the ACCAC.

Yavapai College Men’s Soccer Falls at Home

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On what was a chilly, fall night at Mountain Valley Park, the Yavapai College men’s soccer team was shut out by the Mesa Community College Thunderbirds in a 3-0 decision.

Yavapai College Women’s Soccer Drops Contest to Mesa

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The Yavapai College women’s soccer team fell 2-0 at Mountain Valley Park Tuesday night against the Mesa Community College Thunderbirds in its second ACCAC contest of the year. Overall, the Roughriders are 4-6 and 1-1 in conference play.

Yavapai College Men’s Soccer Set to Host Mesa

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The Yavapai College men’s soccer team is back at home this Tuesday for a 7:30 p.m. match against the Mesa Community College Thunderbirds in Prescott Valley at Mountain Valley Park.

Yavapai College Women’s Soccer Readies for Mesa and Paradise Valley

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The Yavapai College women’s soccer team resumes action this week with a pair of conference games: one at home on Tuesday and one on the road on Thursday.

Yavapai College Men’s Soccer Posts Big Road Win

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There was no shortage of offense Saturday night for the Yavapai College men’s soccer squad as it defeated the Coyotes of Chandler-Gilbert 9-0 on the road for its first ACCAC victory of the season. Overall, the Roughriders are 5-3-1 and 1-0-1 in the ACCAC.

Yavapai College Women’s Soccer Victorious in First Ever Conference Match

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History continues to be made in the inaugural season of the Yavapai College women’s soccer team. This time, it comes in the form of a 2-0 Saturday night victory over the Coyotes of Chandler-Gilbert on the road in Yavapai’s first-ever ACCAC contest.

Yavapai Athletics Inducts 2021 Hall of Fame Class

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The Yavapai College Athletics Department is proud to announce the induction of its 2021 Hall of Fame Class.
“What a great Hall of Fame class,” Director of Athletics Brad Clifford said. “All worthy of the honor, this unique class has brought pride to the college, the athletic department, and their respective sports.

Yavapai College Volleyball Falls in Five Sets at Arizona Western

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The Yavapai College volleyball team fought valiantly Friday night, forcing five sets in its match against the Matadors of Arizona Western. The Roughriders, however, lost the fifth set, moving their overall record to 6-9 and ACCAC record to 1-2.

Surprise Saguaros’ Arizona Fall League Schedule at Surprise Stadium

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The month of October truly is for baseball, and with the start of the Arizona Fall League, the City of Surprise sets the stage for baseball’s future breakout stars.

Yavapai College Women’s Soccer Begins Conference Play With Chandler-Gilbert

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The Yavapai College women’s soccer team is back on the pitch this weekend for a match against the Coyotes of Chandler-Gilbert in Chandler, Arizona, Saturday at 5:30 p.m. It’s the Roughriders’ first ACCAC contest of its inaugural season.

With New Players, Proposed New Tempe Arena, ‘Hungry’ Coyotes Read to Compete

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They needed a new coach, a new home, and even some new players after making a slew of off-season trades. Now, with a new season around the bend, the Arizona Coyotes entered Wednesday’s training camp feeling refreshed.

Roughrider Men’s Soccer Battles To Tie With Paradise Valley

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The Yavapai College men’s soccer team battled the Paradise Valley Pumas to a 2-2 tie in its first ACCAC match of the season Tuesday on what was a hot afternoon in Phoenix.

Roughrider Volleyball Travels Twice this Week

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The Yavapai College volleyball team hits the road twice this week for a pair of matches: one on Wednesday and one on Friday.

Men’s Soccer Begins Conference Play On The Road

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After earning a 4-3 non-conference record to start the season, the No. 16-ranked Yavapai College soccer team begins ACCAC play this week with contests on Tuesday and Saturday. The Games The Roughriders begin the week on Tuesday with a 3:30 match against the Paradise Valley Pumas in Phoenix, Arizona. After a few off days, Yavapai heads to Chandler, Arizona, on […]

Volleyball Falls in Five Sets Against Eastern Arizona

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After a dramatic road win earlier in the week, the Yavapai College volleyball team headed to Eastern Arizona College Friday night for a matchup with the Gila Monsters. The Roughriders, however, were denied their second win of the week and lost in five sets to Eastern Arizona, moving their season record to 6-8 overall and 1-1 in ACCAC play. Sophomore […]

Volleyball Completes Comeback, Knocks Off No. 18 Glendale

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It’s not about how you start, it’s about how you finish. That saying rang true for the Yavapai College volleyball team Wednesday night as it dropped its first two sets against the No. 18-ranked Glendale Community College Gauchos, before storming all the way back and winning sets three, four, and five to complete the comeback victory on the road. “I […]

Men’s and Women’s Soccer Swept By Pima

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It was a tough Tuesday night for the Yavapai College soccer programs as both the men and women fell in Tucson, Arizona, to the Pima Community College Aztecs.


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