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Excerpts About YC Soccer Team In Recently Published Book

The book YC Memories was published by EMI Printworks of Prescott, Arizona in August 2010. From January 1974 to May 2009 Jim Hinton taught as a faculty member at Yavapai College. Some excerpts: Page 48— “Andre, what happened?” I asked. Andre stared at the test I had just returned. It was covered in red ink which concluded with a score of 49%--not a score his coach would be happy to see. We both knew that. “W ...

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Riders Have Offensive Outburst

The Roughrider soccer team scored five unanswered goals in a 6-1 victory Saturday night at Ken Lindley Field over Gateway Community College. The six goals are the most YC has scored in a match this season with six different players finding the back of the net. The Roughriders improve to 5-3-0 and Gateway remains winless at 0-7-1. The scoring began early for the Riders with Donovan Rico finding the net on a ...

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Soccer Shoots Down Tbirds

The Roughrider soccer team got a solid road victory Wednesday afternoon over Mesa Community College, 3-2 to improve their overall and league record to 4-3-0. Mesa falls to 3-5-0. It took some last minute heroics to secure the victory for the Roughriders and get their 38th victory in 43 tries against the Thunderbirds. Yavapai jumped out to a 2-0 lead in the first half with a goal in the 27th minute by Viktor ...

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Soccer Wins In OT

In a playoff type atmosphere the #5 ranked Roughrider soccer team beat the visiting Artichokes from Scottsdale Community College Wednesday night 3-2 in overtime. YC improves to 2-0-0 on the young season and Scottsdale falls to 1-1-0. The victory extends the Roughriders' home winning streak to 38 games, the third longest in the history of the program (58 matches from 1989-1995 and 56 matches from 2000 to 200 ...

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Soccer Wins Opener

The number five ranked Roughrider soccer team began the 2010 campaign with a 3 - 1 victory over Paradise Valley Community College Friday night, in Prescott Valley. YC is now 21-1-0 all-time in home openers and 31-0-0 at the Amphitheater in Prescott Valley. The Roughriders got off to a quick start with Ethan Martin scoring in the second minute unassisted. Eight minutes later, Jonathan Flores found the back o ...

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Free Yavapai College Soccer Clinics

Members of the 2010 Yavapai College Soccer Team will conduct two youth soccer clinics from 9:30 to 11:00 a.m. at the following locations: · Prescott Valley (Saturday, Aug. 14) Mountain Valley Park · Prescott (Saturday, Aug. 21) Ken Lindley Field Boys and girls ages 5-16 are eligible to participate. No registration is required. If possible, participants should bring their own soccer ball. In addition, a coac ...

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Soccer Pre-Season Poll Released

Yavapai College has been ranked in the top 10 in every weekly poll since the first poll of 1990. In addition, the Roughriders have been ranked at number one, 75 times. Tradition never graduates! The Roughriders are ranked number five in this year’s pre-season poll with 22 new players on the 2010 roster. The home, conference and season opener is scheduled for Friday, Aug. 27. The first regular season poll wi ...

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Two Roughriders Named To 2010 Soccer Hall Of Fame Class

(Courtesy of the Daily Courier) The Yavapai College soccer program already boasts a record 10 members in the NJCAA Soccer Hall of Fame, including the program's only-ever head coach, Mike Pantalione. In November, it will become 12, as Michael Randolph and Maurice Hughes join the ranks of the greatest-ever junior college soccer players, coaches and administrators. Hughes earned the Most Valuable Player award ...

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Roughrider Soccer—Another Promising Decade Begins

The Yavapai College soccer team, seven-time national champions, will begin its 22nd season with 22 new players. With all the players from the perfect 26-0-0, 2008 National Championship season moved on to four-year university programs or the professional ranks, the Roughriders look to reload for the upcoming 2010 season with only three returners. They include all-around standout Willie Hammack from Prescott ...

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Espinoza Starts In World Cup Match

Roger Espinoza is the third Roughrider Soccer player to start in a FIFA World Cup match when the former Yavapai midfielder played 90 minutes for Honduras against Chile in South Africa Wednesday. Espinoza, the 2006-07 ACCAC Athlete of the Year (all sports), played for Yavapai during the 2005 and 2006 season before moving on to Ohio State University and the Kansas City Wizards of Major League Soccer. Goalkeep ...

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