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Roughrider Big Bats Come Alive Late

Big blasts bring people to their feet, and the Roughriders certainly provided a bunch of entertainment on Thursday afternoon. Four home runs powered YC to a 7-3 victory over Arizona Western College in the first round of the NJCAA Region I Division I Playoffs. Yavapai takes a 1-0 lead in the best of three series. For six innings, the Roughrider offense managed only two hits. However, in the seventh inning, t ...

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Roughriders Collect 2 More Signatures on Volleyball NLI’s

The Yavapai Volleyball coaching staff is pleased to announce two additional freshmen who have chosen to become Roughriders in 2015. Recently Sienna Sawyer and Jaynalee Hoopai both signed the National Letter of Intent expressing their desire to join the Yavapai squad. Sienna Sawyer is a 6' tall middle blocker from Gilbert, AZ. Sawyer played both indoor and sand volleyball for Highlands High School and coach ...

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Three Roughriders Named to 1st Team All-ACCAC/NJCAA Region I Team

The ACCAC announced its 2015 baseball awards today. The conference’s 14 head coaches voted on the All-Conference/Region teams, as well as the Player of the Year, Coach of the Year and Freshman of the Year. Yavapai College sophomore outfielder/infielder Willie Calhoun became the eighth Roughrider in school history to earn the conference player of the year and the first since Evan LeBlanc was the 2006 ACCAC P ...

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Volleyball Sophomore Signs 4 Year NLI

Today Braxton Fenter signed her National Letter of Intent committing to the Seahawks of Memorial University of Newfoundland in Canada. Braxton came to Yavapai from Vacaville, CA where she played for Buckingham Charter High School and Absolute Volleyball Club. While playing for the Roughriders as a middle blocker Braxton competed in 59 matches and 321 sets. Fenter finishes her NJCAA career with 342 kills (.2 ...

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Baseball Earns a Play Off Birth After Split with Eastern Arizona

The Roughrider baseball team secured the second seed in the NJCAA Region I Division I playoffs on the final day of the regular season with a doubleheader split Saturday afternoon with Eastern Arizona College. The games were moved to Bradshaw Mountain High School due to unplayable field conditions at Roughrider Park. Yavapai dropped the opener 7-5 and won the second in dramatic, familiar fashion, 12-9. YC co ...

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Softball Sweeps Glendale

The Roughrider softball team finished the 2015 season with a doubleheader sweep of Glendale Community College, 8-3 and 10-9. Yavapai played the role as “spoiler” as the two losses knocked the Gauchos from playoff contention. Yavapai concludes the year with a 31-27 overall record and 25-23 in the ACCAC standings. YC had total control of the first game but had to come back in the second winning the game on a ...

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Roughrider Soccer Sophomores Moving On

Yavapai College Soccer Team members moving on to four-year universities include goalkeepers Daniel Diaz (University of West Virginia, NCAA Div. One) and Bradley Trella (Dixie State University, NCAA Div. II); defenders Jacob Nelson (College of Charleston, NCAA Div. One) and Brandon Wallace (Arizona State University); midfielders Michael Gallardo (Alderson-Broaddus University, West Virginia, NCAA Div. 11) and ...

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Roughriders Grab 2 Wins From Thunderbirds

The Roughrider softball team swept a Tuesday afternoon doubleheader over Mesa Community College, 3-2 and 6-4. The Roughriders are now, 29-27 overall and 23-23 in ACCAC action. MCC falls to 23-31 on the year and 18-30 in the conference standings. In the opener, both teams were held scoreless through the first three innings. YC broke the ice in their half of the fourth with a lone run. Mesa responded with a t ...

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Yavapai Baseball Takes 2 from Arizona Western

The Roughrider baseball team swept a crucial doubleheader Tuesday afternoon in dramatic fashion, 13-3 and 17-15. Once again, the long ball carried the hammerin’ Riders as they launched 9 home runs moving their season total to 90. Their overall record is now 37-15 and more significant, their ACCAC record to 21-13. AWC falls to 30-21 on the year and 19-15 in the conference standings. A superb effort by Willie ...

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Baseball Splits with Conference Leader Cochise

The #13 Yavapai College baseball team split a conference doubleheader Saturday afternoon at Roughrider Park against #12 Cochise College. YC won a thriller in the opener, 2-1 and fell in the nightcap, 16-12. YC is now 19-13 in the ACCAC standings and are tied with South Mountain Community College and Arizona Western College for one of three remaining playoff spots. With the victory today, Cochise earns the t ...

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