The Renegade Rip

BC hires new basketball coach

Victor Garcia

September 6, 2005

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Bakersfield College's new basketball coach is not the person who was reportedly hired in April of last semester. Rich Hughes, a former coach at Allen Hancock College in Santa Maria for nine years, was hired as BC's head basketball coach in June. Hughes, 36, was raised primarily in Orange County, but his sophomore and junior years of high school were in Bakersfield at West...

ROUNDUP: Volleyball team victorious against Merced

September 6, 2005

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Bakersfield College beat Merced in season opener 30-27, 30-19, 30-27 at home on Sept. 2 as coach Carl Ferreira strives to start a new era in woman's volleyball at BC. Ferreira is the fifth coach in five years at BC, and he comes in with experience coaching in the Pac-10 Conference. Lily Banks, who had nine kills and 20 sets against Merced, is one of three returning athletes...

Round robin event on Saturday draws six teams to the BC gym.

Leanne Cave

September 6, 2005

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The Bakersfield College wrestling team, two-time defending state champion, will open its season on Saturday with a six-team wrestling tournament at Gil Bishop Sports Arena. The tournament is a round-robin format set to begin at 10 a.m. with each team expected to wrestle at least three rounds, maybe four. Bakersfield will probably wrestle four rounds, according to head coach...

‘Gades lose first game 31-26

Leanne Cave

September 6, 2005

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The Bakersfield College football team will take on Saddleback College in its season home opener at Memorial Stadium on Saturday. Saddleback is currently ranked No.1 in the National Division of the Western State Conference and expected to repeat as a postseason bowl contender as it opened their season with a 21-14 victory over a good Allan Hancock College team that is consistently...

Baseball team makes its way to the playoffs

Christopher W. Pisar

May 10, 2005

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After splitting two games with Glendale, Bakersfield College (23-15, 16-8) finished the regular season in sole possession of second place in the Western State Conference South Division, one game behind first place L.A. Valley. The Renegades, seeded No.12, are headed for a first round playoff match-up at No. 5 Santa Ana on May 14. BC had a chance to move into a first place...

BC track captain Jeremy Miller clears hurdles to reach state competition

Veronica Navarro and Veronica Navarro

May 10, 2005

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Bakersfield College's captain of the men's track team, Jeremy Miller, took fourth place in the high hurdles in last year's State Championship and is hoping to do better this year. "My goal is, of course, to win the State Championship. That was my main goal from last year, but so far it looks like it should happen for me, but I don't want to count my eggs before they hatch,"...

Softball defeated in region championship

Victor Garcia

May 10, 2005

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The Bakersfield College softball team lost to No. 1 ranked Palomar College 13-4 in the championship game of the Southern California Regionals. In their other games of the Regionals, BC beat Pasadena City College, 3-0; lost to Palomar, 11-0; and beat Pasadena 2-1, before losing the championship to Palomar. The top four seeded teams hosted the Regionals, Palomar, Mt. SAC, Cerritos...

High school standout hopes for success at BC

Becky Jimenez

May 10, 2005

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Clarissa Rivera, Kern County's all-area girls cross country runner of the year, will be running for Bakersfield College in the fall. Rivera, 17, is currently a senior at Delano High School. She is in track, cross country, National Honor Society, California Scholarship Federation and Earlimart 4-H club. Rivera was named Kern County's Runner of the Year in 2004. She has been...

Men’s track team finishes second at meet

Christopher W. Pisar

April 27, 2005

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The Bakersfield College men's track and field team placed second at the Western State Conference Finals on April 23 with 144 1/2 points, behind conference leader Moorpark, which had 219 points. Robert Gomez won the 400-meter hurdles in a time of 54.34 seconds after dropping the 400 to run in the event. He also anchored the 400-relay team, in which BC finished third. "I...

Men’s golf team chips its way into fourth place

Christopher W. Pisar

April 27, 2005

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After getting off to a slow start, the Bakersfield College men's golf team has climbed its way into fourth place (23-19) in the Western State Conference, one match behind Ventura. They are now in contention to qualify for a team spot in the regionals going into the conference championship at Alisaw Country Club in Solvang on April 25. "Last year, we were coming off a strong...

Baseball team gets 20th win

Christopher W. Pisar

April 27, 2005

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Bakersfield College got offensive on April 21 as they tallied up 11 runs on 15 hits, beating College of the Canyons 11-4 and improving to 20-14 (13-7 WSC) on the season. Seven of the nine BC players in the starting lineup had multi-hit games. Sophomore right-hander Erich Schanz of the Renegades pitched 5 2/3 innings, giving up four runs on eight hits with five strikeouts...

Stereotyping of women in regards to sports knowledge is wrong

Becky Jimenez

April 27, 2005

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We are currently at the peak of sports seasons. Basketball playoffs and baseball games are only a click away. A great number of people, including myself, are glued to the television watching any sporting event they can. I know what you're thinking... a girl who watches sports? Yes, believe it or not I watch sports and it's not because my boyfriend forces me to or because...

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