Cross-country coach retiring after 10 years

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Monique Hansen-Garcia, Reporter
October 22, 2014

Bakersfield College cross-country coach David “Dave” Frickel is set to retire, with his last semester to be in spring of 2015. Frickel has taught at Bakersfield College for 10 years, along with being the coach for both the cross-country and track & field teams. He started his career in 1977,... Read more »

Team prepares for new season

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Monique Hansen-Garcia, Reporter
October 22, 2014

The Bakersfield College women’s basketball team is ready and anxious to start playing. The team had a grueling summer of conditioning and is still practicing hard in preparation for the new season and the team’s opener, which will be hosted at Bakersfield College. The first matchup for Coach Dahl... Read more »

BC men’s soccer club forced to forfeit game

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Elias C. Ahumada, Opinons Editor
October 22, 2014

Bakersfield College men’s soccer club was scheduled to host a game at the BC soccer fields Oct. 18 versus UC Irvine, but because of miscommunications with the referees, which contributed to a no-show by the ref’s, the match was forfeited by BC men’s soccer club. The match was set to start at 1... Read more »

Football team trying to keep momentum

Daniel Ojeda, Sports Editor
October 22, 2014

The Bakersfield College football team has its first winning streak of the season after reeling off two consecutive wins. The Renegades beat Citrus College with the score of 17-14 in a close defensive game on Oct.11 before coming back to win a shootout against Moorpark College 50-47 on Oct. 18. The shootout... Read more »

Ceaser Luna an inspiration at home, leader among team

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Mohamed Bafakih, Reporter
October 22, 2014

“He’s my Hercules, my hero, my everything. That’s how I define him.” These are the words of 184-pounder Bakersfield College wrestler Cesar Luna’s mother, Lisa Rodriguez, after she saw her son take a rare loss against the state’s eighth ranked wrestler, Cuesta College’s Jeff Sanchez, here... Read more »

Wrestlers prepare for tournaments

Mohamed Bafakih, Reporter
October 22, 2014

With the state’s fourth ranked team in town for a dual against eighth ranked Bakersfield College on Oct. 10, the Renegades came in with their usual line-up in an attempt to pull an upset over the Cuesta College Cougars. 125-pound BC freshman Marco Velasquez, who is currently ranked seventh according... Read more »

Juan Calderon trying to leave his mark at BC

Monique Hansen-Garcia, Reporter
October 22, 2014

Bakersfield College men’s cross-country runner Juan Calderon stays humble while remaining one of the fastest runners on the team. At age 22, Calderon carries himself with poise and the optimism of trying to put his hometown Arvin on the map. Calderon has participated in cross-country and track and... Read more »

BC runner moves into 15th on the list, team places third

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Monique Hansen-Garcia, Reporter
October 22, 2014

Bakersfield College cross-country runner Leah Theroux moved into 15th place all-time at Santa Barbara City College’s historic cross-country beach course. Theroux finished with a time of 20:37, making herself the only runner from BC on the list. The all-time record dates back to 2009, with the top 25... Read more »

BC soccer struggles, drops three straight

Mohamed Bafakih, Reporter
October 22, 2014

Following two straight draws, one on the road against West LA and the other at home vs. Antelope Valley to open up October, the Renegades women’s soccer team (5-1-3, 1-0-2 conference) wanted to continue to up the tempo heading into more crucial conference games. In their sight was College of the Canyons... Read more »

Drummers keep up the beat

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Daniel Ojeda, Sports Editor
October 8, 2014

  If you’ve been to a Bakersfield College home football game, there’s no doubt you’ve heard them. If you’ve been on campus Thursday afternoons, you’ve probably heard them as well. Heard what you say? The fantastic sound of BC’s very own drumline. The drumline is entirely composed of... Read more »

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