The Renegade Rip

Sandi Taylor with Bakersfield College's softball team during her years as head softball coach. Bakersfield College’s President Sonya Christian announced Taylor will be officially retiring on June 25 after 30 years working at BC.

Q&A: Bakersfield College athletic director Sandi Taylor on retirement and proudest accomplishments

May 31, 2020

Bakersfield College announced that athletic director and longtime head softball coach, Sandi Taylor, will be officially retiring on June 25 after 30 years...

The softball team takes a loss against the Eagles

Jocelyn Perez, Reporter

March 16, 2020

The Bakersfield College softball team took another devastating loss to the LA Mission College Eagles on March 9.  The Lady Renegades started off well in both their offense and defense by making smart plays and decisions. In the first inning, although the Eagles made the first homerun, The Renegades made a comeback in the second inning. Renegade, Jayden Beam, hit a far b...

BC baseball team suffers a loss against LA Mission College

Adeli Arvizu, Reporter

March 9, 2020

The Bakersfield College Baseball Team lost their home game against The Los Angeles Mission College Eagles with a score of 2-1 on March 3. The first inning for both BC and Mission mostly consisted of strikeouts and little action beyond the pitcher’s plate. However, during the second inning, BC shortstop Jose Ruiz and BC outfielder Alex Rodriguez managed to take a swing...

BC Men’s Tennis team loses to the Santa Barbara Vaqueros

Adeli Arvizu, Reporter

March 2, 2020

The Bakersfield College Men’s Tennis team suffered a 9-0 loss at their home game against the Santa Barbara City College (SBCC) Vaqueros on Feb. 25. The Men’s tennis team has yet to win a game in the spring season, but showed improvement from their last game against Ventura College. The doubles matches kicked off the game with BC players Nayib Rivera and Juan Contreras...

Men’s Basketball loses to LA Valley Monarchs

Angel Magdaleno, Reporter

February 20, 2020

The Bakersfield College Men’s Basketball team faced off against the Los Angeles Valley College Monarchs on Feb. 19 at the Gil Bishop Sports Center. The Renegades lost a controlling lead of 10 points at the half to lose 64-60. After a slow start to the game, the Renegades were able to go on an 8-0 scoring run. After the scoring run, the Monarchs were able to close the gap, but the Gades kept pulling away, keeping their sco...

Men’s Tennis loses against Ventura College

Adeli Arvizu, Reporter

February 19, 2020

The Bakersfield College Men’s Tennis team competed against Ventura College and lost with a final score of 9-0 on Feb. 13. It was the team’s fourth loss in the season following their defeat against Fullerton at the beginning of the month. Currently, they are 0-2 in their conference. “Tennis is the kind of game you can always improve on,” said Noel Dalton BC’s...

Men’s Basketball loses to Antelope Valley

Angel Magdaleno, Reporter

February 19, 2020

The Bakersfield College Renegades faced off against the Antelope Valley College (AVC) Marauders at home on Feb. 12. The game came down to the wire as BC was unable to close the game falling to the Marauders 77-74. The Renegades started off on fire connecting their shots from beyond the arc, hitting four threes within the first five minutes of the game. BC was able to control...

Women’s Basketball falls to the Antelope Valley Marauders

Angel Magdaleno, Reporter

February 19, 2020

The Bakersfield College Women’s Basketball team faced the Antelope Valley College Marauders (AVC) on Feb. 12. The BC Renegades were able to start off strong, but fell short at the end losing 73-66. The first quarter was a three-point shootout. The biggest lead was held by the Gades with 12, but was short lived as the Marauders went on a scoring streak to close the gap...

BC Renegades Softball team loses to the College of Sierra Wolverines

Mariah Arviso, Reporter

February 19, 2020

BC Renegades softball fell to the College of Sierra Wolverines, 13-4, on Feb. 15. The Wolverines were quick to get on the board with four runs in the top of the first inning. BC sophomore Brooke Lawrence (7) threw many wild pitches which allowed the Wolverines to quickly fill the bases allowing for easy runs. During the bottom of the second inning, BC’s offense stepped...

BC Baseball teams suffers loss against the Giants

Mariah Arviso, Reporter

February 19, 2020

The Renegades’ baseball team lost against College of Sequoias Giants, 4-2, on Feb. 11. The Giants quickly got on the board making one run during the top of the first inning. BC sophomore Hunter Adams (5) scored a run in the second inning followed by BC freshman Jose Ruiz (12). Early in the third inning, the Giants scored two more runs making the score 3-2. Renegades’...

BC Softball Team suffers a loss against College of Sequoia

Marina Gonzalez, Reporter

February 19, 2020

The Bakersfield College Softball team suffered a 7-0 loss in a home game against the College of Sequoia Giants on Feb. 11. In the first inning, the Giants scored three runs by running fast and batting the ball with enough force, and the score had remained the same all the way until the 6th inning. The Renegades tried their best to bat the ball in order to get to first...

Op-ed: XFL week one recap

Randall Brewer, Reporter

February 10, 2020

XFL week one has come to an end and it did not disappoint one bit. The high-flying action, former National Football League players and new rules that had many including commentators on edge game after game. Week one started their inaugural return on Saturday with the DC Defenders versus the Seattle Dragons. The Defenders came out strong, quarterback Cardale Jones stole the...

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