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 [...]

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 [...]

Local: Klingele, Sundlee qualify for state

October 8, 2011 by  

YAKIMA, Wash. — Diver Beth Klingele of Eisenhower qualified for state in spectacular fashion Friday, turning in a 338.95 score — well above the Class 4A state-qualifying mark of 315— to win an Eastern Washington 11-dive meet in Moses Lake. Klingele’s mark was more than 50 points above her personal best and helped her top [...]

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 [...]

Farias leads Yaks to sweep of Big Bend

September 29, 2011 by  

YAKIMA, Wash. — Tori Farias totaled 17 kills and 10 digs Wednesday night as Yakima Valley swept Big Bend 3-0 in an East Region volleyball match at Sherar Gym. Danielle Najera produced 24 digs for the seventh-ranked Yaks, who won 25-12, 25-14, 25-19. Kylie Huffman had 27 assists for YVCC, which improved to 4-2 in [...]

Local report: YVCC stumbles at home

September 24, 2011 by  

YAKIMA, Wash. — Tori Farias had 12 kills and 10 digs, but Yakima Valley was unable to overcome Blue Mountain in a battle of NWAACC-ranked teams Friday night at Sherar Gym. The Yaks, seventh in the most recent poll, fell 25-21, 25-16, 25-23 in an East Region match. Kylie Huffman had 21 assists and Danielle [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Local Report: YVCC rolls at Whatcom tourney

September 17, 2011 by  

BELLINGHAM, Wash. — Yakima Valley completed round-robin play with a perfect record at the Whatcom Invitational on Friday. The Yaks started by defeating Whatcom 22-25, 25-12, 15-7, then beat Wenatchee 25-15, 22-25, 15-3, Highline 23-25, 25-14, 15-7 and Lower Columbia 25-13, 22-25, 15-7. Raini Weaver had 38 kills for the four matches, while Tori Farias [...]

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. [...]

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