Local report — YVCC volleyball sweeps past CBC

October 12, 2011 by  

PASCO — Raini Weaver and Tori Farias combined for 22 kills Wednesday night to power Yakima Valley to a 3-0 victory over Columbia Basin in East Region volleyball play. Weaver put down 12 kills and Farias had 10 kills to go with 29 digs as the Yaks, ranked seventh in the NWAACC, improved to 5-2 [...]

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 [...]

Local report: Yaks roll to soccer rout

October 5, 2011 by  

WENATCHEE, Wash. — If Yakima Valley’s women’s soccer team had experienced offensive issues this season, the Yaks apparently got them taken care of Wednesday. Katy Allen scored four goals and Elizabeth Figueroa tallied three as YVCC overran Wenatchee Valley 15-3 in an East Region match. With the Yaks improving to 5-1-0 in the region and [...]

Local report: Goldendale’s Baize starts well

October 1, 2011 by  

YAKIMA, Wash. — Bull rider Laine Baize of Goldendale had the best ride of the opening night of the Pro-West Rodeo finals, an 81-pointer at Frank Beard Arena in State Fair Park that topped season points leader Colby Reilly of Ephrata. Season leaders Jacob Stacy in saddle bronc and Noah Bayes in bareback continued their [...]

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 [...]

Yaks knock off No. 1 Spokane

September 21, 2011 by  

SPOKANE, Wash. — An unbeaten run through the Whatcom Invitational last weekend apparently did wonders for the confidence of Yakima Valley Community College’s volleyball team. Coming out sharp and sustaining the effort throughout, the Yaks knocked off top-ranked Spokane in an East Region sweep Wednesday night on the Sasquatch’s home floor. Tori Farias and Raini [...]

UW softball team to stop in Selah this weekend

September 15, 2011 by  

YAKIMA, Wash. — The University of Washington softball team, which advanced to the NCAA super regionals this past spring, will make its annual trip to Selah this weekend. At 1 p.m. Saturday, the Huskies will hold the Purple and Gold scrimmage at Carlon Park. The players and coaches will conduct youth clinics Sunday. Sessions will [...]

Local report — Jones’ goal lifts YVCC

September 14, 2011 by  

EUGENE, Ore. — Adrianna Jones’ late goal broke a scoreless tie and lifted Yakima Valley Community College’s women’s soccer team to a 1-0 non-league win over Lane on Wednesday afternoon. Goalkeeper Amanda Freisz earned the shutout for the Yaks, who improved to 3-1-1. Magaly Carrillo assisted on Jones’ goal, which came in the 89th minute. [...]

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 [...]

Farias, Weaver help Yaks win East opener

September 7, 2011 by  

YAKIMA, Wash. — Tori Farias and Raini Weaver combined for 27 kills Wednesday night as Yakima Valley swept Columbia Basin in its East Region volleyball opener, 3-0 in Sherar Gym. The Yaks won 25-18, 25-20, 25-23. “It was a great effort,” said Yaks coach Al Rogers. “We played well last weekend in the (Chemeketa) tournament, [...]

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