Softball looks to next year after strong finish

Elias C. Ahumada, Reporters
May 7, 2014

The Bakersfield College softball team failed to make the playoffs even after its surge in the late season. The Renegades began the season going 3-7 in the first 10 games, then made a hard reverse, finishing the season 7-3 in the last 10 games. The Renegades ended the season sitting in fourth place in... Read more »

BC football already hard at work

Daniel Ojeda, Reporter
May 7, 2014

As the football season inches closer with each passing day, the anticipation around Bakersfield College also begins to grow. Last season, the Renegades finished with a 5-5 record and this upcoming season the schedule doesn’t get any easier. “We’re facing two playoff teams right off the bat,”... Read more »

Baseball ends its season with two losses against College of the Canyons

Daniel Ojeda, Reporter
May 7, 2014

After reaching the playoffs the previous season, the Renegades fell short in a repeat bid finishing fifth at 9-12 in the division and with an overall record of 14-22. Despite finishing the season winning six of the last ten games, an eight game losing streak in the middle of conference play was BC’s... Read more »

Roundup- Torres and Hargis reap post-season glories

Monique Hansen-Garcia, Daniel Ojeda, Reporters
May 7, 2014

The BC women’s Track and Field team had a strong showing at the Southern California Championship Preliminaries meet in Riverside on May 3 and 4. Sophomore Alicia Torres took second in the shot put with a distance of 42 feet, just two feet behind first, and will go on to qualify for the State Championship... Read more »

Several ex-Renegades will be honored at BHS Hall of Fame banquet

Leanne Cave, Special to The Rip
May 7, 2014

The Ninth Annual Driller Football Hall of Fame will take place May 22 at the Marriott on Truxtun Avenue. Social hour begins at 6 p.m., dinner at 7 p.m., and induction ceremony at 8 p.m. The 2014 class of inductees is one of the most prestigious in Driller history. Congressman Kevin McCarthy along with... Read more »

Women’s swimming captures WSC title; men take third

April 23, 2014

The Bakersfield College swim teams made a splash at the Western State Conference Championship meet with both teams setting a number of school records and winning some awards along the way. The women’s swim team finished in first place, winning the Western State Conference title and also had several... Read more »

Hargis sets WSC and BC swim record

Daniel Ojeda, Reporter
April 23, 2014

In swimming, the difference between first and second sometimes comes down to a photo finish. So winning a race by 12 seconds rarely happens, unless you’re Bakersfield College swimmer Andrew Hargis. “That surprised me, it still hasn’t really sunk in yet that I won the race by that much and set the... Read more »

Soccer

April 23, 2014

The Bakersfield College men’s soccer team was scheduled to play April 12 on the road in Lancaster against Antelope Valley College, but the match was canceled due to technicalities with the field. With an extra day of rest, the Renegades were ready to play on April 13 during their last home game against... Read more »

Men sit at fifth with 8-10 record

Daniel Ojeda, Reporter
April 23, 2014

Following an eight game losing streak, the Renegades managed to win a season high four straight and five of seven, showing the team isn’t quitting despite the rough patches throughout the season. The highlight of that stretch was a victory against Saddleback, who eliminated BC from the playoffs last... Read more »

Soccer club suffers an 8-1 loss against CSU Northridge after bye week

Elias C. Ahumada, Reporter
April 2, 2014

After a long bye, the Bakersfield College men’s soccer club returned to the field on March 22 at Bakersfield College, where they hosted division rival CSU Northridge and suffered an 8-1 loss. The Renegades played a very phyisical first half, keeping it close throughout with a potent defense that kept... Read more »

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