College roundup: Tyler scores 21 to lift CWU men past Hawaii-Pacific

November 20, 2011 by  

SEATTLE — Toussaint Tyler scored 21 points to power Central Washington to a 75-61 victory over Hawaii Pacific in the final game of the GNAC/PacWest Challenge on Saturday at Seattle Pacific University. The win capped a weekend sweep for the Wildcats (2-1), who upset third-ranked BYU-Hawaii on Friday. Brandon Magee and Lacy Haddock had 11 [...]

Local report: YVCC stays alive at NWAACC volleyball tourney

November 19, 2011 by  

GRESHAM, Ore. — Yakima Valley stayed both alive and in title contention in the NWAACC volleyball tournament Friday, and could conceivably have an exceptionally busy day today. The Yaks won their second straight loser’s bracket match, 25-15, 21-25, 15-9 over Umpqua, with Tori Farias totaling 11 kills, two aces and eight digs. YVCC meets Linn-Benton [...]

Local report: Yaks split on first day of NWAACCs

November 17, 2011 by  

GRESHAM, Ore. — Yakima Valley split its first two matches in the NWAACC volleyball tournament Thursday, thereby staying in contention for the championship. The Yaks, third in last year’s tournament and ranked seventh in this season’s most recent coaches poll, bounced back from a 3-1 first-round loss to sixth-ranked Shoreline to beat Clark in a [...]

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 [...]

College roundup: CWU men fall in season opener

November 12, 2011 by  

ELLENSBURG, Wash. — Two of basketball’s fundamentals, taking care of the ball and making free throws, haunted Central Washington in its men’s basketball opener Friday night. The Wildcats committed 22 turnovers and made only 19 of 31 free throws in a 92-89 loss to Warner Pacific in Nicholson Pavilion. The NAIA Knights of Portland, who [...]

Local report: YVCC volleyball sweeps at home

November 5, 2011 by  

YAKIMA, Wash. — Tori Farias had 14 kills and 13 digs as Yakima Valley concluded its home volleyball season Friday night with a 3-0 sweep of Wenatchee Valley in East Region play. The Yaks won 25-18, 25-19, 25-22 in Sherar Gym. YVCC, ranked seventh in the most recent NWAACC poll released Thursday, improved to 8-5 [...]

College volleyball: YVCC’s been there, done that

November 3, 2011 by  

Seasoned Yaks primed for another tourney run? || YAKIMA, Wash. — The more Raini Weaver thought about it — and she’d had almost a year to digest what had happened — the more adamantly she reacted. “It made no sense,” the Yakima Valley sophomore said, shaking her head. “No sense at all.” Her coach, meanwhile, [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Local report—YVCC spikers fall to Spokane

October 22, 2011 by  

YAKIMA — Tori Farias produced 12 kills and 21 digs Friday night, but Yakima Valley nonetheless fell to Spokane 3-1 in an East Region volleyball match in Sherar Gym. The loss was second this week for the Yaks, who were ranked seventh in the most recent NWAACC poll and had won at Spokane earlier this [...]

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