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WWCC sweeps Grays Harbor

After a pair of disheartening losses to Linn-Benton on Saturday, Walla Walla bounced back with a purpose Sunday and swept Grays Harbor 12-3 and 16-3 in a non-league community college baseball doubleheader at Warriors Field.

“It was good to put up some runs,” WWCC coach Dave Meliah said. “We swung the bats all right and they helped us out by making some errors.”

Grays Harbor came into the doubleheader with a 1-13 record and was guilty of four defensive errors in the first game and had five miscues in the second. 

The Warriors, who bumped their season record back above .500 to 8-6, […]

Warrior Softball sweeps Blue Mountain

Walla Walla battered Blue Mountain 16-2 and 8-0 Sunday in a Northwest Athletic Conference East Region softball doubleheader at Warriors Field.

Mikayla Faulkner and Lyndzie Parker each connected for their fifth home run of the season and Hailey Danly slammed her second to power the Warriors in the opener. Parker knocked in four runs and scored three times while Anna Williams doubled and singled, collected three RBIs and scored three times.

Rachel Collins went the five-inning distance, striking out six, walking two and allowing three Timberwolves hits .

Brandi Schoessler pitched all five innings for WWCC in the second game. She allowed just […]

Golfers tie for sixth at Olympic

BREMERTON, Wash. — Walla Walla lost ground and finished tied for sixth in a field of eight teams here Friday as the Olympic Invitational men’s golf tournament concluded at the Gold Mountain Olympic Course.

The Warriors shot 315 as a team, four shots better than their first-round total during Thursday’s opening round of the 36-hole event. But they finished 28 shots behind first-place Spokane after trailing the Sasquatch by 14 shots after the first 18 holes of play.

Spokane won the tournament with a 606 tally for its top four scores, following up a first-round 304 score with a 302 card Friday.

The […]

Linn-Benton takes two from Warriors

Walla Walla Community College chased the Roadrunners all day here Saturday in NWAC non-conferenc baseball action. Linn-Benton raw away with two wins, pulling out 8-5 and 10-7 wins over the Warriors.

The Warriors, with single runs in the first three innings, led 3-1 after three in the opener. The Roadrunners chipped away to narrow the gap to 4-3 after five.

LBCC exploded for four in the sixth, and the Warriors didn’t have a response on this day.

Colton Cosner led the Roadrunners with three hits as Linn Benton pounded out 13 hits in taking game one.

Larry DeWitt, Brandon Wagstaff, and Futa Ikuma led […]

Warrior Baseball splits with Prairie

Walla Walla and Prairie Baseball Academy split a collegiate baseball doubleheader Sunday at Warriors Field on the Walla Walla Community College campus.

The Warriors claimed the first game 8-0 but lost the nightcap 9-4 to see their season record settle at 6-4.

“I thought we did a good job of swinging the bats in situations today,” WWCC coach Dave Meliah said. “We moved some runners around and got guys in when we got them in scoring position. And Jarrod Molnaa did a great of owning the strike zone,” Meliah added of his starting pitcher in the first game.

Molnaa was relieved by Carson […]

Walla Walla wins NWAC Men’s Championship

It took 35 years, but Walla Walla Community College men’s basketball team finally got its revenge.

Walla Walla’s last tournament appearance was a loss to Tacoma in 1982 when its current head coach, Jeff Reinland, was actually playing for the Warriors.

After waiting more than three decades, Reinland and the Warriors finally got their win.

Walla Walla knocked down big shots when they counted and played lockdown defense down the stretch to secure a 93-75 win, its first NWAC championship since 1979, on Sunday, March 19.

Walla Walla freshman guard Landon Radliff won tournament MVP after putting together a well-rounded performance in the championship […]

Spokane claims women’s title over WWCC in OT

Imani Guillory’s bank shot from the free-throw line with 44 seconds left in overtime proved to be just enough.

Guillory’s clutch shot gave the Community Colleges of Spokane a 76-73 NWAC championship win over East Division foe Walla Walla Community College at the Walt Price Student Fitness Center in Everett, Sunday March 19.

It’s Spokane’s third championship win after winning back-to-back in 1983 and 1984.

It’s also Spokane’s head coach Bruce Johnson’s first championship win in 32 years at the helm of the Sasquatch.

Sophomore guard Brianna King was named tournament MVP after dropping 31 points in the championship game and 46 in the […]

Warrior Men cruise past Lower Columbia

The second Men’s Final Four match of the night featured a pair of #3 seeds out of the West and East in Lower Columbia and Walla Walla.

This was a classic matchup of offense versus defense, with the winner moving on to face Tacoma in the Championship game.

LCC’s defense ranked among the top 5 in the NWAC giving up just 74.6 points per game, while the WWCC offense is ranked in the top 5 averaging 90.6 points per game.

The game started out with a flurry of three’s from the Warriors, knocking down 7 in the first 7 minutes of the game […]

WWCC Women hold on to advance to Championship

In game two of the NWAC WBB Final Four Tournament, the Walla Walla Community College Warriors held on after an incredible second half comeback by the Skagit Valley College Cardinals 67-63.

After a slow start to the game, the defensive intensity continued through the quarter as the Warriors took a 13-12 lead to close the first quarter.

SVC went on an 8-1 run followed by a Walla Walla 8-2 run.   It was a quarter of runs along with 3 lead changes and 3 ties.

Excellent offensive ball movement spurred by the outside shooting/play of Marquel Greene the Warriors pushed to their lead to […]

Warriors top College Rodeo Events

The curtain closed on college rodeo action on Sunday at the Southeastern Washington Fairgrounds as Walla Walla Community College concluded the short-go of its annual College Rodeo.

The Warriors brought home two individual event champions, but the real winner, as always, was the Child Abuse Prevention Council.

“With the amount of help we have from volunteers, the Exchange Club, and the Council, it’s a group effort and it pays off every year,” WWCC rodeo coach Buster Barton said. “The weather was overcast and fairly warm and people came out. To date (not including 2017, as figures have not been tabulated) we have […]