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Sep 29
Truck driver training course offered in Grandview

​Yakima Herald Republic

GRANDVIEW, Wash. — Yakima Valley Community College will host a truck driver training course from Oct. 20 to Nov. 21 at its Grandview campus, 500 W. Main St.

During the five-week program, which is administered by Driver Training & Solutions, participants will engage in classroom and hands-on training. Participants will then have an opportunity to take the state Class A and/or Class B commercial drivers’ license exam.

The cost of the class is $4,200 for Class A training or combined Class A and Class B training, and $2,100 for Class B training.

For more information or to register, contact Kayla Crawford at 509-574-4745 or email her at by Oct. 13.​

Sep 28
Yakima Valley volleyball falls in 5

​Yakima Herald Republic

MOSES LAKE, Wash. — Sasha Mareko put away 13 kills and Myleah Musgrave collected 34 digs but Yakima Valley dropped a tough five-game loss to Big Bend in NWAC volleyball Saturday afternoon.

Setter Heather Lass had 26 assists for the Yaks, who fell 15-25, 25-19, 25-20, 20-25, 15-10.

Yakima Valley moved to 2-1 in the East Region and 4-8 overall. The Yaks play at Columbia Basin on Wednesday.

YVCC highlights: Sasha Mareko 13 kills, 10 digs; Anissa Godina 7 kills, 10 digs; Myleah Musgrave 34 digs; Heather Lass 26 assists; Dakota Marshall 6 kills; Ashley Hayes 6 kills; Hannah Taylor 6 digs.​

Sep 28
YVCC soccer beats Walla Walla 1-0

​Yakima Herald Republic

YAKIMA, Wash. — Emma Avalos, a sophomore from La Salle, knocked in the winning goal in the 73rd minute to lift Yakima Valley to a 1-0 victory over Walla Walla in NWAC East play Saturday at YVCC.

Avalos’ goal was assisted by Salome Yates, a freshman from East Valley.

Freshman goalkeeper Vidiriana Moreno, another East Valley product, made 10 saves for the shutout, her first of the season.

The Yaks moved to 3-4-1 in conference and 4-5-1 overall and will travel to Spokane on Tuesday.

First half: No scoring.

Second half: 1, YVCC, Emma Avalos (Salome Yates), 73:00.

Saves: Vidiriana Moreno (YV) 10, Sasha Holt (WW) 10.​

Sep 25
YVCC volleyball sweeps Wenatchee

​Yakima Herald Republic

YAKIMA, Wash. — Yakima Valley swept Wenatchee Valley 3-0 in their East Region volleyball opener Wednesday night in Sherar Gym.

Details beyond the 25-20, 25-15, 25-21 scores were unavailable.

The Yaks, 3-7 overall, host Treasure Valley at 6 p.m. on Friday.

In Saturday and Sunday’s Clackamas Crossover tournament at Oregon City, Ore., Yakima won two matches and lost three.

On Saturday the Yaks fell to Pierce 28-26, 25-23, 25-18, then defeated Edmonds 27-25, 25-17, 25-12.

Sunday, YVCC lost to Clark 25-11, 25-18, 25-20. The Yaks then beat Umpqua 9-25, 25-20, 25-18, 25-14, but then bowed to Columbia Basin 25-20, 25-21, 27-25.

Details on those matches was also unavailable.​

Sep 25
YVCC soccer falls to North Idaho

​Yakima Herald Republic

COEUR D’ALENE, Idaho — Vidiriana Moreno made 20 saves for Yakima Valley in its NWAC women’s soccer match Wednesday, but the Yaks nonetheless fell to North Idaho 2-0.

YVCC, which hosts Walla Walla at noon Saturday, is 2-4-1 in the East Region and 3-5-1 overall. The Cardinals improved to 3-0-5 and 4-0-5, with Jaimee Hulst and Elly Priddy getting their goals.

First half: 1, NIC, Jaimee Hulst, 42:00.

Second half: 2, NIC, Elly Priddy, 63:00.

Saves: Vidiriana Moreno (YVCC) 20; Madi Williams (NIC) 5, Cassy van der Mey (NIC) 4.​

Sep 25
Grape stomp Saturday in Grandview

​Yakima Herald Republic

GRANDVIEW, Wash. — Yakima Valley Community College will hold the annual Great Grandview Grape Stomp on Saturday.

The event aims to revive the old European tradition of community harvests by letting teams mash 30 pounds of fresh grapes into juice with their bare feet inside wooden barrels.

The Grape Stomp will be noon at the Grandview campus of YVCC, 500 W. Main St.

Team registration is $35. Volunteers are needed.

For more information, go to​

Sep 21
YVCC soccer ties with Lakers

​Yakima Herald Republic

COOS BAY, Ore. — Rebecca Behrens scored two goals for Yakima Valley on Saturday, but Southwestern Oregon’s Sadie Bailey tallied in the 84th minute to forge a 3-3 tie in an NWAC women’s soccer match.

The stalemate left the Yaks 2-3-1 in the East Region and 3-4-1 overall while the Lakers are 0-5-2 in the South Region and 1-7-2 overall.

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Sep 20
New program puts adults on path to high school diploma

​Daily Record

Yakima Valley Community College’s Adult Basic Education program is the road back to school for adults and out-of-school young people.

This year, the college is launching an adult high school diploma program that will be offered to students in the adult education learning centers, including Ellensburg, allowing students to use their high school credits and on-the-job experience toward a high school diploma.

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Sep 18
YVCC soccer claims win at Pierce

​Yakima Herald Republic

LAKEWOOD, Wash. — Haylee Ashby scored in the 75th minute Wednesday to left Yakima Valley to a 2-1 NWAC women’s soccer victory over Pierce College.

Ashby got the game-winner by punching home a deflected shot, not unlike the formula used by Salome Yates to score the match’s first goal in the 55th minute.

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Sep 17
Grape Stomp teams encouraged to register for the Sept. 27 event

​Grandview Herald 

Team entry applications are now being accepted for the Great Grandview Grape Stomp which will take place Saturday, Sept. 27.

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