The Renegade Rip

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...

Grimes wins home course; men place third

Daniella Williams

October 5, 2005

Bakersfield College sophomore Brittany Grimes took first place in the women's race at the Bakersfield Cross Country Invitational last Friday. "As soon as I start breaking away, I start to hear things," she said, referring to other runners catching up to her. But Grimes had nothing to worry about. At a time of 17 minutes and 51 seconds, Grimes finished far ahead of any of her...

Flexing their muscles

Alfredo Adkins

September 20, 2005

The Bakersfield College wrestling team opened its 2005 season at home, beating three of four colleges to place second in a dual tournament Sept. 10 at BC. The Renegades, winners of the state title the past two seasons, had gone 35-0 prior to the tournament. The team's first loss in four years was not much of a concern for Coach Bill Kalivas, who is focusing his team on finding...

BC offense, defense hot in latest victory

Leanne Cave

September 20, 2005

The Bakersfield College football team will travel to Van Nuys on Saturday to play the Los Angeles Valley Monarchs in what should be an intriguing matchup. Even though LA Valley is 0-3, Carl Dean, BC offensive coordinator, said the Monarchs will present some problems on defense. "They play pressure defense with a defensive front like Saddleback College," Dean said. "They blitz...

‘Gades rally back in win over Saddleback

Leanne Cave

September 20, 2005

After a disappointing opening season loss to the Fullerton College Hornets in Fullerton, the Bakersfield College football team rebounded in its home opener at Memorial Stadium with a 29-19 victory over the Saddleback College Gauchos. The Renegades had to come from behind to win. "In the Fullerton game, everybody did their own thing," said Jeff Chudy, BC head coach. "It wasn't...

Roundup: Women’s soccer wins games against Oxnard and Allan Hancock

Alfredo Adkins

September 20, 2005

The Bakersfield College women's golf team placed third with a score of 346 at a conference mini-tournament at Rancho San Marcos Golf Course in Santa Barbara. The Renegades finished four strokes behind Moorpark, which had a score of 342. Tournament host Santa Barbara came in first with 331. BC remains in third place in the conference, and will need to finish the season in first...

Fighting the current

Joshua Ayers

September 7, 2005

Drive east on Highway 178 and you're bound to see signs warning people to stay out of the Kern River. For kayakers, the sign might as well be invisible. Kayakers and canoeists from around the world flocked to Kern County to compete in a series of championships held on the Kern River Aug. 26-28. The three events consisted of the Pan American Whitewater Championships, the...

BC hires new basketball coach

Victor Garcia

September 7, 2005

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 7, 2005

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 7, 2005

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 7, 2005

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...

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