Records broken by track and field


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 »

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 »

Saunders sisters inspiring one another


Marcus Castro, Reporter
April 8, 2015

Kaira and Taira Saunders, 19, are Bakersfield College’s track and field talented twin dynamic duo. “You get deceased playing with a beast,” said Kaira warning her competitors about how rough it will be to compete against her and her sister. Both Kaira and Taira are freshman at BC and they both... Read more »

BC track and field ends the two-year curse


Marcus Castro, Reporter
March 19, 2015

Bakersfield College women’s track and field team continues to do well as the men’s team broke their two-year curse. “It was the first meet the men have won in two years, so that was exciting for us,” said head coach Pam Kelley. BC’s men and women dominated the BC Relays on March 7 as both teams... Read more »

Lady Renegades dominate in track and field


Marcus Castro, Reporter
March 9, 2015

Bakersfield College women’s track and field team continues to dominate as the BC men’s team continues to improve. The Renegades hosted the Western State Conference North meet on Feb. 27 where six teams competed. The BC women’s team dominated the meet with a team score of 209. The team closest to... Read more »

BC track and field impressive at AVC

Marcus Castro, Reporter
February 4, 2015

Bakersfield College women dominated at the Antelope Valley College All Comer Meet on Jan. 31. There were 16 events at the meet and the BC women won 13 of them. There were three women on the BC team who got first in more than one event. Kaira Saunders placed first in the 100 meter dash with a time of... Read more »

BC hosts a major track and field meet

Monique Hansen-Garcia, Reporter
February 20, 2014

The Bakersfield College women’s track and field team placed fourth out of nine teams during the Battle of Regions that took place Feb. 14 at Memorial Stadium. The event had nine schools and more than 100 participants. The women’s team, behind several strong efforts, scored 90 points. The men, with... Read more »

Numerous successes for track and field team

Robert Mullen, Sports Editor
February 5, 2014

Bakersfield College track and field competed in their first meet at Antelope Valley College on Feb. 1, taking first in numerous competitions. Dion Louden took first in the men’s 200 meter. Orith Rodriguez took first in the women’s 1500 meter and Juan Calderon took first in the men’s. Natalie Odwyer... Read more »

Norwood takes first in four races


Jason Reed, Sports Editor
April 3, 2013

By Jason Reed Sports Editor   The Bakersfield College track and field men’s and women’s team continues to stay in the top three throughout the course of the season.  On March 16, BC hosted the Bakersfield Relays, which featured three other schools.  The women took first place in a meet for... Read more »

Three BC track runners win multiple races

Jason Reed, Sports Editor
March 14, 2013

The Bakersfield College men’s and women’s track and field teams each took second place in an invitational meet involving Western State Conference teams March 1 at Ventura College. Sophomores Davis Loustalot and Tejera Dial each won two events for BC.  Loustalot took first place in the men’s 800-meter... Read more »

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