The Renegade Rip

Football attendance hits new low

Demethrasis Blackmon

December 5, 2002

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As one of the most successful community college football programs in the nation, Bakersfield College has enjoyed a winning tradition few schools can match. But with success comes expectations. And in recent years, BC has been struggling with declining attendance. According to Athletics Department attendance records, from 1955 to 1984, BC averaged between 9,000 and 17,000...

Undefeated wrestlers compete in regionals

Leanne Cave

December 5, 2002

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When the Bakersfield College wrestling team travels to Victorville on Saturday to compete in the Southern California Regional, it will represent BC in an unfamiliar way, undefeated at 9-0 in dual matches. This is the first time since 1973 that the Renegades have gone unbeaten with eight of the 10 wrestlers highly ranked in the state. "We've had good teams in the past," said...

Hoop it up

December 5, 2002

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While most of the students at Bakersfield College will be enjoying Christmas vacation, the men and women's basketball teams will continue to hit the hardwood over the winter break. Women's head coach Paula Dahl led her squad to its first home victory of the season Tuesday night as BC defeated Rio Hondo 61-59. Kristen Black led all scorers with 17 points. Head coach George...

‘Gades won’t play in Potato Bowl

Leanne Cave

November 14, 2002

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There will be nothing on the line Saturday as the 2002 Bakersfield College Renegades play their last home game of the season against Glendale College at Memorial Stadium at 4 p.m. With an overall record of 3-5, and 1-4 in the Western State Conference standings, there will be no state championship, no Western State Conference championship and according to Jan Stuebbe, athletic...

More than muscle mania

Demethrasis Blackmon

November 14, 2002

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Exercising is one of the keys to healthy living. The fitness center, which is located on the north side of Gil Bishop Sports Center, is a facility that provides a wide variety of information, equipment and an atmosphere that caters to college students of all ages. The center is continuously supervised at all times by an instructor, said Jenny Dahl, who was on duty Wednesday...

‘Gades score Homecoming victory

Jennifer Hubbell

October 31, 2002

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The Renegades will play the Los Angeles Valley Monarchs Saturday in Los Angeles at 1 p.m. The game will test the team's ability to keep up its winning streak. Using their well known running game, the 'Gades were victorious over the Allan Hancock Bulldogs during the Oct. 26 Homecoming game, winning with a score of 24-17. The action began in the second quarter as the Bulldogs...

Final Sprint

October 31, 2002

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Rootin’ for the Home Team

John Vodopija

October 24, 2002

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ANAHEIM — A day like this only comes around once every 42 years. The sky may have been gray for game one of the 2002 World Series, but that did not stop Angels fans from coming out of the woodwork to celebrate the first time their home team had made it to the show. The atmosphere was electric on the corner of State College Avenue and Gene Autry Way where the first of...

Players return for Homecoming

Leanne Cave

October 24, 2002

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The 2002 Bakersfield College Renegades will write their chapter for the Homecoming history book Saturday in front of some well-known athletes of years past. And those alumni always cherish coming back to watch and see what the present day 'Gades have to offer. Stan Greene, who played quarterback on the unbeaten National Championship 1988 team, said that playing in the Homecoming...

Hardwood heating up for new season

October 24, 2002

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The Bakersfield College men's and women's basketball teams are gearing up for another season of exciting hoops action. Coached by Paula Dahl, the women's squad has been practicing several times a week in preparation for the season opening tournament in San Diego. Head coach George Nessman will lead the men's team on the court this season after the 'Gades made a playoff appearance...

‘Gades face tough challenge

Leanne Cave

October 3, 2002

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The Bakersfield College Renegades will travel to Ventura College Saturday with high hopes of rebounding from a disappointing 21-14 loss to the Moorpark Raiders at home Sept. 28. It will be a tough test as Ventura gave BC all it could handle last year. "Ventura gave us fits last year at our place," head coach Dallas Grider said. "They are always shooting for us. It will be...

Sports Digest

Demethrasis Blackmon

October 3, 2002

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BC runner finishes first at event Giovani Perezchica led the men's cross country team to a second place finish during the Orange Coast Invitational Saturday in Costa Mesa. The women's team finished in fifth place Perezchica won the race with a personal best time of 20 minutes, 32 seconds. Brooklan Grimes and Adela Flores both finished in the top 20. Grimes posted a time...

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