The Renegade Rip

Small town, big dreams

Leanne Cave

September 20, 2001

The Bakersfield College Renegades are running a new style of offense this season, but for Kevin Bryan, 19, the "option offense" is nothing new. The 6'0", 190-pound sophomore who prepped at Burroughs High in Ridgecrest said this is an opportunity to show the skills that he acquired while playing the option for the Burros in high school. Bryan executed the offense well at Burroughs...

‘Gades volleyball back in action for the 2001 season

Todd E. Swenson

September 20, 2001

With the new season just around the corner, the Renegade volleyball team is working hard. New head coach Julie Ryan said she has high hopes for the coming season. "They are really coming together well," Ryan said. "Their hard work will pay off." Bakersfield has many opportunities for players to harness their talents and improve with the various club teams and good high school...

ON THE FIELDAmerican sports community will recover

Leanne Cave

September 20, 2001

Sept. 11, 2001 will be a day that we remember for the rest of our lives. On this day, Osama bin Laden and his terrorist scum hammered not only New York and Washington, D.C., but the heart of America. The tragic image of destruction affected us all. When the World Trade Center came tumbling down, so did an essence of American tradition and pride: sports. Not only did officials...

Soccer team retools for new season

Jessica C. Millman

September 13, 2001

The Bakersfield College soccer program is starting its new season with four returning players and a new focus as a team. "We're able to be more as a team (compared to last year)," said returning forward Jenna Villacana. "The team is not cliquey." Villacana joins midfielder Keri Bess, who earned all-conference honors last year, captains Jennifer Rooney, center midfielder,...

‘Gades pumped to win after tough loss

Leanne Cave

September 13, 2001

The Bakersfield College Renegades will have to wait until Oct. 13 to take on the West Hills College Falcons. The Commission on Athletics, which oversees community college athletics in California, announced Wedesday that all conference games will be played as scheduled this weekend. But late Thursday, the COA said they would leave it up to the individual colleges as to whether...

Soccer kicks big butt

Jessica C. Millman

August 23, 2001

The Bakersfield College women’s soccer program is starting its new season with four returning players and a new focus as a team. "We're able to be more as a team (compared to last year)," said returning forward Jenna Villacana. "The team is not cliquey." Villacana joins midfielder Keri Bess, who was all-conference honors last year, and captains Jennifer Rooney, center...

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