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BC’s athletic director and head football coach views on the Black Lives Matter moment

Victoria Meza, Reporter

September 10, 2020

Bakersfield College has launched a series of live Facebook discussions with the Danny Morrison Show. In episode #8, Morrison discussed how the world of sports has been managing the Black Lives Matter movement and the response of it. The panel included BC’s Athletic Director and Dean of Kinesiology, Reggie Bolton, and BC’s Head Football coach, R. Todd Littlejohn. The discussion...

Remembering former BC wrestler Keithen Estrada

BC coaches and players remember beloved former BC wreslter unexpectly passes away in Augest.

Haley Duval, Editor-in-Chief

September 4, 2020

Many Renegades remembered Keithen Estrada, the former BC athlete who died unexpectedly in August at age 21, for his smile and his love for wrestling. BC’s...

How coaches and student athletes are adapting through COVID

Thalia Pimentel, Reporter

September 2, 2020

COVID-19 has cancelled sports worldwide as it did concerts, school, most jobs, and movie theatres. Games, practice, and big crowds stopped for most, but never the training and preparation for the athletes and coaches. “We do have weekly zoom meetings just to talk to the boys. We sometimes go over film, other times just a wellness check to make sure they are doing well and...

Reggie Bolton on the future of BC sports

Bakersfield College named Reggie Bolton as their Athletic Director on July 1. He has been with the school since 2007.

Nicholas Covello, Reporter

September 2, 2020

With COVID-19 still running rampant around the country, something had to be done with sports in the Fall 2020 semester. Colleges around the whole country...

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...

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