Trey Morrill allowed only one unearned run and struck out 10, Channy Ortiz had three hits and the Yavapai College baseball team took game one of the NJCAA Region I finals in an 8-1 win over Central Arizona on Thursday afternoon.
The postseason has arrived and the Roughriders have officially lived up their name by enduring a rough ride of a regular season to earn the No. 2 seed in this weekend’s NJCAA Region 1 Tournament at Arizona Western Community College.
For all the unlucky breaks the Yavapai College baseball team has pushed through this season, mother nature yet again proved she yields the biggest stick in the yard.
Christian Encarnacion-Strand hit his NJCAA-leading 21st home run of the season and the Yavapai College baseball team advanced to the Region I Playoff finals with a 6-4 win over South Mountain on Saturday afternoon.
Although Yavapai College’s softball team couldn’t capture a third straight ACCAC regular-season crown on Saturday, May 4, the Roughriders will carry the No. 2 seed into the NJCAA Region 1, Division I tournament.
Dominic Hamel kept the Yavapai College baseball team within striking distance by allowing only two runs on six innings pitched, but the bullpen didn’t follow suit, imploding late in a 7-2 loss to South Mountain Community College on Friday afternoon.
Reigning ACCAC Player of the Year Christian Encarnacion-Strand was 2 for 4 but his two-run blast in the top of the ninth inning squashed any momentum South Mountain could muster in a 7-3 win for Yavapai College on Thursday afternoon.
The NCAA announced a five-year strategy Monday providing guidelines for decision making across all three divisions, the first time the NCAA has come up with a cross-divisional plan for a single sport.
After tearing up the league hitting .398 with 19 home runs and 63 RBIs, ACCAC coaches named Yavapai College freshman Christian Encarnacion-Strand the 2019 ACCAC Player of the Year on Monday.
BASIS Prescott senior Griffin Sherwood signs a letter of commitment April 11 to play roller hockey for the University of Arizona, which plays in the National Collegiate Roller Hockey Association.
While Gardner Minshew prepared for the NFL draft, his former team, Washington State, was auditioning potential replacements.
Gameday Glances - Yavapai baseball at Central Arizona College & Scottsdale CC at Yavapai softball April 20.
A proposal to require a graduate transfer to count against a team's scholarship total for two years in football and basketball has been rejected by the NCAA.
LUBBOCK, Texas — Big 12 player of the year Jarrett Culver declared for the NBA draft Thursday after helping lead his hometown Texas Tech Red Raiders on the two deepest NCAA Tournament runs in school history.
PRESCOTT – Even though the Roughriders didn’t get to save 15% or more on their car insurance, they returned to their winning ways by taking a conference doubleheader over the Gateway Geckos Wednesday afternoon.
The Roughrider baseball gameday glance for Wednesday, April 16.
Football and basketball coaches may be less likely to add graduate transfers to their teams under a change being considered by the NCAA.
MINNEAPOLIS — Dick Bennett has a difficult time watching his son, Tony, coach Virginia. He rarely attends games.
MINNEAPOLIS — Now that, Virginia, is the way to close out a season. And quiet those critics, too.
TAMPA, Fla. — Baylor lost a star player, then the rest of its 17-point lead. But the Lady Bears, led by the ever-poised Chloe Jackson, kept their composure.
PRESCOTT — After spending nearly the first two months of the 2019 season on the road because of field-improvement work at Roughrider Park, Yavapai College’s baseball team is at last reaping the benefits of playing at home.
Tournament Most Valuable Player Aari McDonald scored 19 points and added seven rebounds, six steals and two assists to lead the way.
MINNEAPOLIS — For those who thought Texas Tech only plays defense, it's time to meet Matt Mooney.