The Renegade Rip

More than muscle mania

Demethrasis Blackmon

November 15, 2002

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

November 1, 2002

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

November 1, 2002

Rootin’ for the Home Team

John Vodopija

October 25, 2002

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 25, 2002

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 25, 2002

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...

Sports Digest

Demethrasis Blackmon

October 4, 2002

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...

‘Gades face tough challenge

Leanne Cave

October 4, 2002

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...

‘Gades set to battle Moorpark

Leanne Cave

September 27, 2002

The Bakersfield College Renegades will host Moorpark College on Saturday after two consecutive weeks of playing the pesky Falcons of Cerritos and West Hills. The 'Gades suffered a 35-0 home loss to Cerritos but managed to escape with a 28-21 victory over West Hills on the road to improve to 1-1. Even though the 'Gades are a young team, the defense stepped up when it had to...

Where have all the cheerleaders gone?

Leanne Cave

September 27, 2002

Two things are scarce at Bakersfield College this year, parking spaces and cheerleaders. Why are there only six cheerleaders when the enrollment at BC is approximately 15,000 students? And why aren't there male cheerleaders? At the BC-Cerritos game, Cerritos College showed up with a Falcon army. A total of 55 men and women cheerleaders wearing blue and white trimmed in gold...

Wrestlers open with style

Demethrasis Blackmon

September 20, 2002

The Bakersfield College wrestling team opened the 2002 season at the Gil Bishop Sports Center and made the most of its home mat advantage. BC, Santa Ana College, Mount San Antonio College, Golden West College, Modesto College, Cypress College and Cuesta College competed at the Bakersfield Duals on Saturday. The 'Gades went undefeated in their three matches and five of the...

BC stumbles as Falcons soar

Leanne Cave

September 20, 2002

After a 35-0 clawing by the Cerritos Falcons in the season home opener Sept. 14, the Bakersfield College Renegades will travel to Coalinga Saturday and attempt to put the pieces back together against the Falcons of West Hills College. This will be a test to see just how much ability the 2002 BC football team possesses. "We are a very young team," head coach Dallas Grider...

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