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 »

35-year record broken by Saunders

Marcus Castro, Reporter
April 22, 2015

Kaira Saunders broke a 35-year-old Bakersfield College track and field record in the 200-meter dash April 17 during the Western State Conference preliminaries in Ventura. Saunders ran the 200 in a time of 24.78 seconds. That beat the old record form 1980 held by Thea Parrish, which was 24.94. Saunders... Read more »

BC baseball falls short of a postseason bid

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Mohamed Bafakih, Sports Editor
April 22, 2015

It’s nearing the end of another tough, long season for Bakersfield College baseball, as they’ll miss the playoffs for a second consecutive season. Consistency was needed in the final month, but the Renegades (14-19 overall, 8-10 WSC South) have gone 4-4 prior to Tuesday’s matchup at home vs. Canyons... Read more »

Bakersfield College golfer ready for next step

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Marcus Castro, Reporter
April 22, 2015

Bakersfield College’s top men’s golfer, Jeremy Choi, continues to look forward in golf as he always has. “It’s [golf] something I did all my life, and I was good at it. So I just stuck to it,” said Choi. Choi is currently 20-years old, and he is a sophomore at BC. His major is liberal arts,... Read more »

BC baseball players make an impact on their team

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Mohamed Bafakih, Sports Editor
April 22, 2015

The 2015 baseball season is coming to a close for Bakersfield College. In spite of a mere inconsistent season that has dealt with many ups and downs, certain players managed to make an impact and prove that they would do whatever is needed of them to rack up some wins on a consistent basis. With the... Read more »

Two players stand out after tough season

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Mason J. Rockfellow, Reporter
April 22, 2015

With Bakersfield College’s softball season coming to an end, there are two players who have showed their consistency and effort throughout the season. Alex Avila: Bakersfield College softball’s center fielder, sophomore Alex Avila, 20, can also hit. Avila started playing T-ball at the age of 6. She... Read more »

Trainer inducted into Hall of Fame

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Marcus Castro, Reporter
April 22, 2015

Fred Smith has been Bakersfield College’s athletic trainer for the past 31 years, and is now being inducted into the California Community College Athletic Trainers’ Association. “He [Smith] should be acknowledged for all of his dedication and hard work, and he’s not going to go around and tell... Read more »

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