CWU unveils new logo

June 17, 2012 by  

ELLENSBURG, Wash. — Central Washington has redesigned its Wildcat logo. The new cat’s head, red and outlined in black, is more streamlined than its predecessor, which had adorned CWU athletic material since at least 2000 and perhaps longer. It will also be available to the rest of the school, according to a staff member. The [...]

Local report: YVCC wins to end regular season

November 6, 2011 by  

ONTARIO, Ore. — Jumping on Treasure Valley with two quick goals, Yakima Valley’s women’s soccer team completed its regular season in triumphant fashion Saturday with a 3-1 victory in East Region play. The Yaks, who had already secured an NWAACC playoff berth, finished 10-5-0 in the region and 12-6-1 overall despite an unusually high number [...]

Colleges: YVCC thumps Treasure Valley

October 23, 2011 by  

YAKIMA, Wash. — Kaylah Gonzales and Elizabeth Figueroa scored two goals each Saturday as Yakima Valley beat Treasure Valley 5-1 in an East Region women’s soccer match on the Yaks’ field. YVCC, despite being decimated by injuries this season, improved to 7-4-0 in the region — good for third place — and 9-5-1 overall. Gonzales [...]

College report: B. Franks scores to lead Central

October 21, 2011 by  

MONMOUTH, Ore. — Brittany Franks’ goal in the 55th minute proved to be the game-winner Thursday as Central Washington kept its women’s soccer playoff hopes alive with a 2-1 GNAC win over Western Oregon. The victory improved the Wildcats to 6-2-2 in conference play and 7-3-4 overall. They’ll play their final home match Sunday against [...]

College roundup — Gonzales’ goal leads YVCC past CBC

October 15, 2011 by  

YAKIMA — Kaylah Gonzales scored Yakima Valley’s only goal in Saturday’s East Region soccer match with Columbia Basin, but that was all YVCC would need for a key 1-0 victory on the Yaks’ field. Gonzales’ penalty-kick tally came in the 70th minute, and goalkeeper Amanda Freisz made it stand up with four saves as YVCC [...]

Colleges: Smith lifts Central to win

October 9, 2011 by  

ELLENSBURG, Wash. — Erin Smith, a sophomore from Selah, had 13 kills and six blocks to help Central Washington defeat Alaska Fairbanks 21-25, 25-13, 25-19, 25-19 in GNAC volleyball action Saturday night in Nicholson Pavilion. Jordan Offutt led the Wildcats (4-5 conference, 10-7 overall) with 17 kills and three aces while Carlee Marble totaled 45 [...]

Rodeo: Alires wins saddle bronc title

October 2, 2011 by  

YAKIMA, Wash. — Moxee’s Danny Alires won the saddle bronc title Saturday at the Pro-West Rodeo Finals at Frank Beard Arena at State Fair Park. Alires was the only rider to record a qualified ride on both days. Colby Reilly of Ephrata won the bull-riding title. First-day leader Laine Baze of Goldendale fell to third [...]

Yaks fend off Geoducks

September 25, 2011 by  

OLYMPIA, Wash. — Yakima Valley scored twice in the first 12 minutes and then relied on its defense for a 2-1 victory over Evergreen State in a non-league women’s soccer match Saturday. The victory improved the Yaks to 4-2-1 going into a Friday home match against Southwestern Oregon. Elizabeth Figueroa and Katie Allen struck quickly [...]

Colleges: Yaks perfect winning Whatcom title

September 18, 2011 by  

BELLINGHAM, Wash. — Led by all-tournament players Tori Farias and Danielle Najera, Yakima Valley finished a 7-0 run through the Whatcom Invitational on Saturday, outlasting Lower Columbia 29-27, 20-25, 15-7 in the championship final. The Yaks, who improved to 14-5, showed the same resilience in the semifinals, overtaking Whatcom 24-26, 25-14, 15-7. Farias, who was [...]

YCCC prevails in East Region soccer opener

September 11, 2011 by  

YAKIMA, Wash. — Adriana Jones scored twice and Amanda Freisz recorded four saves as Yakima Valley opened East Region play Saturday with a 3-1 victory over Clark on the Yaks soccer field. YVCC, tied for eighth in last week’s NWAACC rankings, improved to 2-1-1 by rolling after spotting the Penguins a 1-0 lead in the [...]

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