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Archival photo YVC's Track Team courtesy of Yakima Herald Republic

Track and field showcase

Yakima Valley College once had one of the best men’s track programs in the nation

A recent, Yakima Herald Republic story showcased the history of Yakima Valley College’s track programs.

“It’s the Valley’s best athletic program that you’ve never heard about,” the article shares. “Yakima Valley College has had some powerful programs that haven’t been offered in quite some time, such as football and tennis, but at its height in the 1960s the men’s track and field program was among the best in the nation, producing three Washington State Junior College team titles in a row and 31 conference champions during that decade.”

Read the full Yakima Herald Story