Local report: CWU splits twin bill with Billings

May 5, 2012 by  

ELLENSBURG, Wash. — Brandon Rohde pitched a two-hitter with 13 strikeouts Saturday as Central Washington beat Montana State Billings 4-1 for a split of their GNAC doubleheader on senior day at the CWU baseball field. A senior left-hander from Gig Harbor, Rohde allowed a single and triple to MSUB’s Matt Comer and held the rest [...]

YVCC’s Henton moving on to Boise St.

April 14, 2012 by  

EV’s Zimmer will play for Yaks || YAKIMA, Wash. — An early season knee injury didn’t stop high-scoring Brandi Henton from returning to the Division I ranks. The 5-foot-9 standout, who averaged nearly 25 points per game for Yakima Valley before her season ended just nine games in, signed a letter of intent Friday to [...]

Wapato’s Blodgett to play at YVCC

April 12, 2012 by  

YAKIMA, Wash. — It’s become a Blodgett family tradition: • Conference player of the year. Check. • All-state honors. Check. • Playing for Yakima Valley Community College. Check. Wapato High senior Sammi Jo Blodgett will become the third of her siblings to suit up for the Yaks. Blodgett has signed a letter of intent to [...]

YVCC women’s basketball team one win away from repeat as NWAACC champs

March 6, 2012 by  

KENNEWICK, Wash. — They had planned on this since last December, when Brittney Newcomb’s 3-pointer at the end of regulation sparked an overtime victory over Walla Walla. But who knew, way back then, that Yakima Valley would lose the person who passed to Newcomb, and who also scored 42 points that night, before losing two [...]

Colleges: YVCC women advance to semis

March 5, 2012 by  

KENNEWICK — Yakima Valley’s trio of Kaylah Gonzales, Brittney Newcomb and Simone Jordan helped push the Yaks past second-ranked Lane 73-57 in the NWAACC Tournament quarterfinals on Sunday afternoon in the Toyota Center. The Yaks, ranked fifth in the final poll of the regular season, outshot the Titans 43 percent to 34 percent for the [...]

College roundup: Yaks score first-round upset

March 4, 2012 by  

KENNEWICK, Wash. — Capitalizing on a big advantage in turnovers and three players reaching the 20-point mark, the Yakima Valley men’s basketball team defeated top-ranked Clark 97-84 in overtime in the first round of the NWAACC Tournament Saturday night in the Toyota Center. YVCC forced 31 turnovers, which they turned into 23 points to help [...]

College basketball: Step-up time for YVCC women

March 3, 2012 by  

YAKIMA, Wash. — Last year, the run made by Yakima Valley’s women to the NWAACC championship was an experience never to be forgotten. For both good and bad reasons. Because as euphoric as a championship can be, the feeling pales in comparison to the grief that accompanies the death of a teammate, which the Yaks [...]

Defense falls short as Walla Walla sweeps YVCC

February 26, 2012 by  

YAKIMA, Wash. — If sturdy low post defense is something you enjoy, Sherar Gym was a place to avoid on Saturday. Because neither Yakima Valley’s men or women were able to summon much in that regard during their regular-season finales with Walla Walla — the women falling 75-68 before the men bowed 92-90. And while [...]

Basketball: Split shift for Yakima Valley

February 23, 2012 by  

YVCC women rout Spokane, while men fall just short || YAKIMA, Wash. — With 12:10 to play in the Yakima Valley women’s game Wednesday night, Ariah Gonzales got the ball to the right of the key and made a perfect bounce pass. Right to a Spokane player.   PHOTO GALLERY Click here for more photos [...]

2/23/12 YVCC-Spokane basketball photo gallery

February 23, 2012 by  

Photos from Wednesday’s NWAACC East Region doubleheader between Yakima Valley and Spokane at Sherar Gym in Yakima, Wash. Click here for information on purchasing any of these photos.

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