Zimmerman sees success at state swim meet

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Mohamed Bafakih, Sports Editor
May 7, 2015

The 2015 Bakersfield College swim season capped off at East L.A. as head coach Matt Moon managed to qualify 10 swimmers to the state championships. The women’s team finished 16th overall out of 36 schools with 56 points and the men’s side finished 21st overall out of 31 schools with 32 points. Once... Read more »

Choi doesn’t qualify for state

Marcus Castro, Reporter
May 7, 2015

Bakersfield College men’s golfer Jeremy Choi was expected to go to state but did not qualify in the Southern California Championships on May 4. Choi shot a 77 in the first round and an 81 in the second round totaling 158. That score was not enough to push him into the state level competition. “It’s... Read more »

Big things coming

Mohamed Bafakih, Sports Editor
May 7, 2015

As golf and track and field wrap up their respective seasons, it leaves me to recap this calendar year of Renegade Athletics and look forward towards what is to come. I had the pleasure and pressure of covering seven different sports over the course of the last eight months. It was an interesting year.... Read more »

Records broken by track and field

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Marcus Castro, Reporter
May 7, 2015

Another Bakersfield College track and field record has been broken. This time it was broken by the women’s 4×100-meter relay team on May 2 at the Southern California preliminaries at Cerritos College. Kyra Saunders, Tyra Saunders, Nicole Lewis, and Zariah Marr are the athletes on the 4×100-relay... Read more »

Athletes of the year 2014-2015

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Mohamed Bafakih, Marcus Castro, Mason J. Rockfellow, Elias C. Ahumada, Rip Staff
May 7, 2015

(WOMEN) 1.) Kyra Saunders, track and field The 19-year-old freshman on Bakersfield College’s track and field team, Saunders has made history at BC this year by breaking the 200-meter dash record with a time of 24.78 seconds. She was on the team that broke the 4×100-meter relay record with a time... Read more »

Athletes of the year 2014-2015

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Mohamed Bafakih, Marcus Castro, Mason J. Rockfellow, Elias C. Ahumada, Rip Staff
May 7, 2015

(MEN) 1.) Jack Murphy, wrestling The 197-pound sophomore sensation led Bakersfield College wrestling with an undefeated record of 23-0 on the season without giving up any takedowns. Murphy capped off his BC career with a state championship victory over Cerritos’ Oscar Martinez. This was the first individual... Read more »

Early season success fades away for softball

Mason J. Rockfellow, Reporter
April 22, 2015

Bakersfield College’s softball team has been going back and forth, winning and losing equally the last two weeks, leaving them just out of reach of making the playoffs with only two more games left in the season. BC went to Santa Monica for a doubleheader on April 7, the first game went smoothly for... Read more »

Swim sees bumps at conference

Mohamed Bafakih, Sports Editor
April 22, 2015

It was all about tapering the last couple of weeks before Bakersfield College’s swim teams made their way back to L.A. Valley College for the Western State Conference Swimming Championships on Apr. 30-May 3. This was an opportunity for the women’s team to defend their WSC Championship while the men’s... Read more »

Choi not enough for BC golf

Marcus Castro, Reporter
April 22, 2015

Bakersfield College men’s golf team continues to struggle as the season nears the end. The team traveled to Glendale College on April 13 to compete in a tournament. BC took eighth place in the tournament with a team score of 443. College of the Canyons came in first place. Jeremy Choi led the team... Read more »

Leaving Bako is a no-no

Mohamed Bafakih, Sports Editor
April 22, 2015

Bakersfield has seen waves of talented athletes make their departure into the real world straight out of high school by attending schools outside of the area. But do some realize they are not ready, whether it’s in-state or out-of-state, Division 1 or community college? It’s understandable to make... Read more »

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