The Renegade Rip

Softball team wins four games over spring break

Austen E. Marshell

March 30, 2005

The Bakersfield College softball team put in a lot work over spring break. The 'Gades continued their season play and went 4-1 during that time. In the BC Classic Tournament #2 on March 19-20, the 'Gades won one game, lost one and had another rained out. The Gades pulled out a 4-3 victory over College of the Sequoias in game one. In the other game, Fullerton scored all...

Tennis teams get needed wins after tough losses

Christopher W. Pisar

March 30, 2005

The Bakersfield College men's tennis team defeated Santa Barbara 8-1 on March 17, sweeping the singles matches and improving to 6-5 overall and 4-4 in the conference. Freshman Bryan Branch, who lost in three sets his last time out against the Vaqueros, did a 180 and won his match in three sets this time around at Santa Barbara. The victory came amid a tough stretch of home...

Baseball Predictions

Christopher W. Pisar

March 30, 2005

AL West In one of the better off-seasons in all of baseball, the Los Angeles Angels completed arguably the best outfield. They added Steve Finley to the star-studded outfield of Vladimir Guerrero and Garret Anderson. They also revamped their pitching with the acquisitions of reliever Esteban Yan and starter Paul Byrd. Ex-Red Sox shortstop Orlando Cabrera was signed to rep...

Softball success

Katherine J. White

March 9, 2005

Returning Bakersfield College softball pitcher Ashley Bailey knows what it feels like to put her all into the sport. After pitching 23 innings in two days, first against Cuesta, and then against Santa Barbara, she split both games going 1-1, and came away with an awfully sore arm. The Renegades defeated Cuesta 4-2 in 12 innings in a make-up game on March 2. The original...

Men’s tennis gets win

Katherine J. White

March 9, 2005

Bakersfield College men's tennis improved to 4-2 overall, 2-2 league, by beating L.A. Pierce last Thursday 5-4. The singles winners for BC were Jason Broussard, Gabe Aguilera and Dominic Cerri. BC swept Allen Hancock 9-0 March 1. In doubles against Allen Hancock, Broussard and Ryan Shultz beat Ricky Long and Manuel Solono 8-6. Dominic Cerri and Clark Weathers beat Paul...

Basketball team loses playoff game

Christopher W. Pisar

March 9, 2005

Ashley Nichols scored a team-high 22 points and grabbed 16 boards but it wasn't enough to get the win on the road as No. 12 Bakersfield College fell to No. 5 Cypress 78-59 in the first round of the women's basketball Southern California Regionals on Feb. 26. Sophomore forward Ashlee Klingenberg added 11 points, including three 3-pointers. Bakersfield College finished the...

Sports Schedules

Christopher W. Pisar

March 9, 2005

BASEBALL * March 10: 2 p.m. at Canyons * March 17: 2 p.m. vs. L.A. Pierce at Woodland Hills * March 19: 7 p.m. vs. L.A. Pierce at Bakersfield * March 22: 2 p.m. vs. Orange Coast at San Marcos * March 23: 2 p.m. vs. Golden West at San Marcos * March 24: 10 a.m. vs. Golden West at San Marcos SOFTBALL * March 10: 1 p.m. vs. Canyons at Santa Clarita (doubleheader) * March 17: 1 p...

Baseball team gets eighth win in nine attempts

Christopher W. Pisar

March 9, 2005

Bakersfield College got its eighth win in nine attempts after beating L.A. Valley 8-7 on March 5 at Gerry Collis Field. With the victory, the Renegades improved to 12-5 overall and 5-1 in the Western State Conference. BC took an 8-5 lead into the ninth inning, but Valley scored two runs and was threatening with two on and two outs in the top of the ninth inning. Freshman...

Bakersfield College ‘legend’ retiring

Victor Garcia

February 24, 2005

Memorial Stadium has been Robert Covey's office for the past 42 years. Covey, 66, the men's track and field coach, will be leaving his office and taking with him many memories when he retires at the end of this semester. "He's never in his office, he's always working with his athletes," said Athletics Secretary Barbara Hobbs. Seventh-year Athletics Director Jan Stuebbe, 53,...

Softball team beats Ventura 4-3 for third straight victory

Austen E. Marshell

February 24, 2005

The Bakersfield College softball team got its third consecutive win on Thursday Feb. 17, beating Ventura College 4-3. The Renegades now have a record of 4-1 overall and 2-0 in Western State Conference play. As for the season, the team has a good group of overall players and coaching staff to keep the win column in abundance. One of the 'Gades top pitchers is sophomore Ashley...

Former BC student becomes coach at Syracuse

Becky Jimenez

February 24, 2005

Coaching a team can require complete devotion, perseverance, commitment and extreme leadership. Former Bakersfield College student and athlete Greg Robinson plans to provide Syracuse University's football team with just that. Robinson, 53, has been hired as the head football coach at Syracuse. He is a Garces High graduate who attended BC in the fall of 1970. After a year and...

Men fail to make playoffs after loss

Christopher W. Pisar

February 24, 2005

Sophomore forward Mario Malave scored a team-high 21 points, but Bakersfield College came up short in losing to College of the Canyons 73-61 at Gil Bishop Sports Arena in their final game of the regular season on Saturday. With the loss, the Renegades fell to 5-7 in Western State Conference play and finished the season tied for fourth place with West Los Angeles. The loss also...

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