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Dodgers’ Cody Bellinger breaks MLB records in historic April start

Haley Duval, Photo Editor

May 1, 2019

Filed under Opinion, Sports

It’s no secret that Cody Bellinger had one of the best starts MLB history. Only 23 and just two years since he got called up to the big leagues, Bellinger is breaking MLB record after record this 2019 season. He does not show any weakness when it comes to playing the game. Bellinger ended the month of April with 14 home runs, tying the MLB record with Albert Pujols in 2006 and Alex R...

Q&A: BC’s star softball pitcher, Kylee Fahy

Q&A: BC’s star softball pitcher, Kylee Fahy

Haley Duval, Photo Editor

April 26, 2019

Filed under Campus, Features, Sports, Top Stories

For the last 17 years, Kylee Fahy’s life has always been about softball. Bakersfield College’s right-handed softball pitcher is ranked No. one in strikeouts...

Renegade’s baseball wins over LA Pierce

Hilario Ismael Gomez, Reporter

April 26, 2019

Filed under Campus, Sports, Uncategorized

The Bakersfield College baseball team hosted LA Pierce Brahmas at home on Tuesday, April 9th which was the last of a three-game series against the team and came away with a victory with a score of 12-6. LA Pierce was on the board quickly in the first with a run scored by the first up to bat for the team. The Renegades retorted later in the inning with a double that scor...

Bakersfield College’s beach volleyball team wins back-to-back

Haley Duval, Photo Editor

April 26, 2019

Filed under Sports

Bakersfield College Women’s Beach Volleyball team gain back-to-back wins when hosted against Moorpark College (MC) and Victor Valley College (VVC) at the CSUB Beach Volleyball courts on April 12. The Renegades started the day with a 4-1 win over Moorpark College. BC’s Morgan Townson and Penelope Zepeda defeated both matches against Moorpark, 21-12, 21-18. Sara...

A childhood dream

Taylor Jensen, Editor-in-Chief

April 26, 2019

Filed under Columns, Sports

It’s been a whole school year since I started writing these WWE stories and I’ve hoped that many of you readers of The Rip have learned just a little bit more about the greatest business in the world. With this issue being the last of the Spring 2019 semester, I wanted to share the dream I once had of being a wrestler for WWE. Every fan at one point in their life has wanted to ...

Op-Ed: WrestleMania 35 was well worth the long hours of viewing

Taylor Jensen, Editor-in-Chief

April 10, 2019

Filed under Reviews, Sports

The grandest stage of them all, WrestleMania 35, took place at the Metlife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey on April 7 in front of an audience of more than 80,000 screaming fans and millions of others watching around the world. The showcase of the immortals featured superstars from the past and present to bring back nostalgia and create new memories for more than seven ...

Dodgers lead impressive start by breaking MLB records

Haley Duval, Photo Editor

April 5, 2019

Filed under Opinion, Sports

Don’t stop them now, the Los Angeles Dodgers made Dodgers franchise and MLB history this 2019 four-game opening day series against the Arizona Diamondbacks. Unlike last season the Dodgers are not showing any weakness after coming back from a World Series loss.  On opening day, the Dodgers blasted seven home runs against Diamondbacks’ starter pitcher Zack Greinke.  Known a...

BC’s mens tennis victorious over Vaqueros 7-6

Haley Duval, Photo Editor

April 5, 2019

Filed under Sports

Bakersfield College Men’s Tennis team defeats Santa Barbara City College (SBCC), 7-2, on March 26. Moses Jimenez lost to SBCC in his single match, 7-6. Conrad Dalton won his single match against SBCC , 6-1. Four out of the six BC’s singles matches won by default. Jimenez and Dalton both lost in their double match to SBCC. Two of the three BC’s doubles match won out...

Reedley College defeats BC’s men’s golf

Logan King, Reporter

April 5, 2019

Filed under Sports

On March 27 the Renegade Men’s golf team hosted a match at the Rio Bravo Country Club. Bakersfield College faced off against Reedley College who was victorious in this match. The conditions on the course were rather difficult according to the head coach Wes Coble. With overcast skies and gusting winds, the BC team had a hard match. The Renegades played above their average despite...

BC men’s swimming took first place over COS

BC men’s swimming took first place over COS

March 27, 2019

Bakersfield College Men’s host a dual meet to the College of the Sequoias (COS) at the BC pool deck, on March 22. Men’s swimming took first place...

BC softball team fails to take the victory from Riverside City

BC softball team fails to take the victory from Riverside City

Haley Duval, Photo Editor

March 27, 2019

Filed under Campus, Sports

The BC Renegades Softball team hosted against Riverside City and came out with a loss of 11-9, on March 23. The Renegades started off scoring three...

The Undertaker’s streak at WrestleMania is nothing short of “phenom”enal

Taylor Jensen, Editor-in-Chief

March 25, 2019

Filed under Columns, Sports

When I hear the phrase “WWE legend,” the name that first comes to my mind is The Undertaker. He is easily one of the most memorable superstars in the history of the business. The Undertaker debuted in 1990 at one of WWE’s “big four” pay per views named Survivor Series. The landscape of the company would never be the same once he stepped foot into a WrestleMania...

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