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Many of the greatest sports entertainers derive from WWE

Taylor Jensen, Editor-in-Chief

February 7, 2019

There’s no doubt that WWE has showcased some of the greatest athletes in the world but only a few can make the list as the greatest of all-time. In the world of sports entertainment, a professional wrestler has to possess more than just wrestling skills. They have to have the charisma to make fans get up out of their seats; they have to have mic skills to make their claims...

Patriots claim their 6th Super Bowl ring

Hilario Ismael Gomez, Reporter

February 7, 2019

Gritty, grimy and “boring.” That’s how most viewed the 13-3 spectacle that was Super Bowl LIII on Feb .3 with punts and defensive stops highlighting the evening. The offensive upturn of the NFL was seemingly put to a halt in the Mercedes-Benz Stadium by the New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick, when he shut down the Los Angeles Rams and offensive guru...

BC Men’s Basketball team breaking their pregame huddle.

BC men’s basketball team defeats College of the Canyons in a close win

January 25, 2019

The Bakersfield College Men’s Basketball opened up their Western State Conference South Division play, with a very close win over the College of the Ca...

Renegades defeated by Cougars with score of 54-49

Katalina Quintanilla, Editor-in-Chief

January 25, 2019

The Bakersfield College Women’s basketball team were defeated against College of the Canyons during the Western State Conference on Jan. 23 with a score of 54-49. The Cougars took the lead against the Renegades the first half of the game. Both teams defense made the game a close call with deflecting rebounds. The Cougars lead the first half with 19-17. BC for...

BC's head baseball coach Tim Painton (middle left), with Nathan Ortiz, Kameron Willman, and Ashanti Ross taking about goals and expectations for this baseball season.

Bakersfield College’s Renegade softball and baseball teams give comments on media day

January 24, 2019

BC Renegades spring sports are expected to reach high goals this season. Bakersfield College Renegades Softball head coach Casey Goodman said her team...

Chasing dreams: Playing pro

Hilario Ismael Gomez, Reporter

January 24, 2019

As unrealistic as it may seem, it’s every young athlete’s dream to go pro and play in front of millions of fans with bright lights and the roar of the crowd driving them relentlessly. Any athlete would pounce at the chance to make millions playing any sport and a highly regarded draft pick with the future face of a franchise. Imagine being a bonafide star from the first...

Roberson reflects on his last season as a Renegade

Malachi Parker, Reporter

December 5, 2018

Electrifying special team specialist Cameron Roberson BC career has come to an end. Roberson started playing at the age of six, and actually had to lie about his age because he wasn’t quite old enough to play yet. Roberson played Pop Warner ball until he was in high school and was able to suit up for the Garces Rams. After his illustrious years at Garces, he was able to...

Volleyball completes playoff sweep of Mt. San Jacinto

Cameron Johnson, Reporter

November 25, 2018

The second-highest ranked Bakersfield College Women’s Volleyball team opened the 2018 California Community College Athletic Association SoCal Regional Championships on Nov. 20 at home against 16 ranked Mt. San Jacinto. The Renegades finished the regular season with a record of 23-1 and an impressive 18 sweeps. The number two ranking secured that the Renegades play at home...

Men’s basketball finally wins

Malachi Parker, Reporter

November 25, 2018

The men’s basketball team got their first win of the season on Nov. 16, the first day of the Renegade Classic, with their 79-67 win over Porterville. It was a back-and-forth game for majority of its duration. These two teams changed the lead several times in the first half with both defenses holding their ground for the first twenty minutes. The Renegades went into the...

BC football team loses 2018 Patriotic Bowl

Franco Castelo, Reporter

November 25, 2018

The Renegade Football team made their way to Mission Viejo on Saturday Nov. 17 facing against Saddleback college in the 2018 Patriotic Bowl and left with loss of the final score 31-34. With that being said, Bakersfield has had an overall great 2018 season wrapping the season up at 6-5. Throughout the season, The Renegades worked hard and put in the hours and days to play...

BC shortstop has his head and his heart in the game

Saad Kazi, Reporter

November 25, 2018

“My father played, and his father did … It’s one thing that’s been in the family for a long time.” Kamron Willman was already that much assured to fall in love with baseball from the moment he first picked up the bat at the age of 6. But the Bakersfield College shortstop doesn’t take anything for granted when it comes to playing the game at a collegiate level. “I...

BHS continues tradition of wrestling excellence

Franco Castelo, Reporter

November 25, 2018

BHS has always done well and achieve recognition in Wrestling. BHS has won many state championships and has qualified in division one and state finals for half a century. BHS is one of the only schools in the country that is known for its success in the wrestling community. Andy Varner, BHS wrestling coach, loves his passion and career as a coach.  Varner said he loves the experience and the humil...

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