The Renegade Rip

BC to face off against Fullerton

Leanne Cave

November 16, 2005

The 2005 Golden Empire Bowl will feature a golden rivalry, as the Bakersfield College Renegades (8-2, 6-1 Western State Conference North Division) will host the Fullerton College Hornets, also 8-2 overall, on Saturday at Memorial Stadium. BC is seeded fourth while Fullerton is fifth in the eight-team Southern California Regional. The winner will advance in the state championship...

Hooray for Homecoming

Julliana Crisalli & Ian Hamilton

November 16, 2005

Making his way slowly to Memorial Stadium with his wife Margaret, John Boydstun yelled out "anybody need free tickets?" All tickets were free to the Bakersfield College homecoming game on Nov. 5, so at first it seemed like Boydstun's offer was facetious. But a sign displayed on the darkened home team ticket booth revealed that all home team tickets were sold out, and Boydstun,...

Renegades keep playoff hopes alive with wins

Leanne Cave

November 4, 2005

Bakersfield College's football team wasn't in a cheerful mood after a close 27-24 victory at Moorpark College on Oct. 29. "We've been frustrated all week," BC quarterback Thomas Peregrin said. "We didn't have good practices this week, and it showed on the field." While the offense struggled, the special teams and defense did their part to keep the 'Gades in the game. A good...

Grimes first WSC meet

Alfredo Adkins

November 4, 2005

Bakersfield College's Brittany Grimes placed first in the Western State Conference cross country championships Oct. 25 at Allan Hancock College in Santa Maria. Her finish, in a time of 19 minutes and 4 seconds on the three-mile course, helped the Renegades finish second as a team in the conference meet. Grimes took first place last year in the conference and finished second...

Mesa Marin roars into history

Victor Garcia

October 19, 2005

The racecars driving over 100 mph at Mesa Marin will soon be replaced by minivans traveling about 25 mph. The final races at the West's fastest half-mile were held Oct. 14-16. Fans were cheering their hearts out, and the announcer kept mentioning that these were the final races at Mesa Marin. Mesa Marin, which opened nearly 30 years ago, was sold to a housing development,...

QB, receivers make the right connections

Leanne Cave

October 19, 2005

Every football team has team leaders who are well respected and dynamic on the playing field. The Bakersfield College Renegades are no exception. The four sophomore offensive starters that lead the BC passing attack are quarterback Thomas Peregrin, wide receivers Jonathan Nunez and Tajiddin Smith, and tight end Jeff Fielder. They have definitely earned the respect of BC head...

42-point win offsets 1-point loss

Leanne Cave

October 19, 2005

The Santa Barbara Vaqueros (4-2, 3-1 Western State Conference North Division) will ride into town on Saturday to battle the Bakersfield College football team in an important contest for both teams. "Santa Barbara is first in the conference on defense; the defense is probably the strength of their team," BC head coach Jeff Chudy said. " Our conference is competitive, and we...

Round up: Soccer team’s winning streak comes to an end

Alfredo Adkins

October 19, 2005

With a number of injuries lately, the Bakersfield College soccer team tried a lighter attitude at Monday's practice with games of leapfrog and piggyback rides. The Renegades were coming off their first loss after eight straight victories, a 2-0 defeat at the hands of Santa Monica on Oct. 14. BC is 3-1 in the Western State Conference and 11-3-1 overall. Against Santa Monica,...

Rengades beat Monarchs 47-23

Leanne Cave

October 5, 2005

The Bakersfield College football team made it back-to-back road victories as it traveled to Los Angeles Valley College on Sept. 24 and outscored the Monarchs 47-23. The victory over LA Valley wasn't quite as easy as the previous week as the Renegades pounded LA Pierce in the first of the road games, 49-3, on Sept. 17. The Monarchs (0-4) presented somewhat of a challenge for...

Hearbreaking loss to Canyons

Leanne Cave

October 5, 2005

It's time for the Bakersfield College football team to take a midseason break as they will have a bye on Saturday. When the Renegades (3-2 overall, 2-1 in the Western State Conference) return to action Oct. 15, they will travel to Wilmington where they will face a good Los Angeles Harbor team. "Harbor has one of the top offenses in the state," said BC head coach Jeff Chudy....

Column: Homecoming is family event

Alfredo Adkins

October 5, 2005

OK all you Renegade football fans and single parents. The Bakersfield College football team is having a great season and is giving away free tickets to this year's homecoming game scheduled for Nov. 5. Being a single parent and a college student can make it financially difficult to take your little ones out too often, so I am giving you the heads up early. Start collecting...

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