Local report: Reno, Tanasse among all-GNAC selections

November 15, 2011 by  

ELLENSBURG, Wash. — West Valley’s Taylor Tanasse and Kittitas’ Mike Reno have been roommates as well as teammates on Central Washington’s football team. They are now teammates on the all-GNAC team. Reno was a first-team selection while Tanasse was named to the second team, according to a university news release. Reno, CWU’s nose tackle, had [...]

Local report: YVCC falls in first round

November 9, 2011 by  

AUBURN, Wash. — Green River scored once in the fourth minute and again in the 27th, and went on to end Yakima Valley’s women’s soccer season with a 2-0 victory in a first-round NWAACC playoff match Wednesday. YVCC, ranked sixth in the most recent NWAACC coaches poll, finished its season 12-6-1. Unranked Green River advanced [...]

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 [...]

College roundup: YVCC soccer earns playoff berth

November 3, 2011 by  

PASCO, Wash. — They’re in. Yakima Valley’s women’s soccer team secured the first NWAACC playoff berth of coach Jake Sagare’s three-year tenure Wednesday, beating Columbia Basin 1-0 on the Hawks’ turf. The victory, YVCC’s second this season over archrival CBC, improved the Yaks to 9-5-0 in East Region play and 11-6-1 overall despite an unusual [...]

Brandli lifts CWU past NW Nazarene

October 30, 2011 by  

NAMPA, Idaho — Freshman Danielle Brandli scored in the third minute of overtime Saturday to boost Central Washington past Northwest Nazarene 1-0 in GNAC women’s soccer. The victory, combined with Montana State Billings’ loss to Seattle Pacific, moved the Wildcats (8-3-2 conference, 9-4-4 overall) back into second place ahead of the Yellowjackets. Sophomore Kori Butterfield, [...]

YVCC soccer adding results to injuries

October 27, 2011 by  

YAKIMA, Wash. — Like baseball and basketball, soccer has its own on-field dialogue. Among the more basic verbal responses are, “Nice save,” or “Nice pass,” or, on the occasion of having scored a goal, a chorus of teammates yelling, “Yes!” But for Yakima Valley’s women this season, the terminology has all too often included, “Ow!” [...]

Local report: Allen scores 6 as Yaks roll

October 27, 2011 by  

YAKIMA, Wash. — Katy Allen, a sophomore from Eisenhower, erupted for six goals and three assists to lead Yakima Valley Community College to a 12-1 victory over Wenatchee Valley on Wednesday. Allen had three goals and two assists in the first half, which the fifth-ranked Yaks led 8-1. Teammate Elizabeth Figueroa finished with two goals [...]

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 [...]

Local report: Dislocated hip ends Robertson’s season

October 20, 2011 by  

ELLENSBURG, Wash. — Ryan Robertson’s season is over. As was feared Saturday when the Central Washington quarterback was wheeled out of Tomlinson Stadium in an ambulance, the redshirt junior suffered a dislocated right hip in the Wildcats’ 30-20 loss to Humboldt State. CWU head coach Blaine Bennett confirmed the injury and Robertson’s status Tuesday before [...]

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 [...]

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