Warrior Baseball splits with Chukars

The WWCC baseball team wins the opener, 10-4, before Treasure Valley salvages the split with a 9-2 win in the nightcap.

One big inning keyed both Walla Walla Community College and Treasure Valley to a victory, as they split a Northwest Athletic Conference East Division baseball doubleheader here on Wednesday.

The Warriors scored seven runs in the fifth inning for a 10-4 win in the opener, but then surrendered five runs in the seventh inning of the nightcap, a 9-2 loss.

“We put some pressure on them in the first game, and had a big inning that gave us some separation,” Warriors coach […]

Warriors split pair of softball doubleheaders

Walla Walla split a pair of Northwest Athletic Conference East Region softball doubleheaders over the weekend on the road.

The Warriors dropped the first end of a twin bill at Big Bend in Moses Lake Friday by a score of 3-0 but bounced back to win the nightcap 8-2.

In a Saturday pair at North Idaho College in Coeur d’Alene, WWCC claimed the first game 6-3, but lost the second 9-7.

The splits left the Warriors with an 8-6 record in the East, 13-9 overall.

North Idaho now stands 6-3 and 12-5 while Big Bend, which also split a pair of home games Sunday […]

Warriors open league play with sweep of Big Bend

It took 12 innings in the opener of Walla Walla Community College’s NWAC East baseball matchup with Big Bend on Thursday, but the Warriors pulled out a 6-5 victory on the Tausick Way field on Thursday.

The home team didn’t have nearly as much trouble dispatching the visitors in an 8-2 win in the nightcap.

“It was great to see the guys battle and find a way to come back late in the first game,” WWCC coach Dave Meliah said. “You’ve got to always believe that something amazing can happen.”

The teams were scoreless in the opener until the Vikings scored in the […]

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 […]