The Renegade Rip

Volleyball completes playoff sweep of Mt. San Jacinto

Cameron Johnson, Reporter

November 25, 2018

Filed under Sports

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

Filed under Sports

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

Filed under Sports

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

Filed under Sports, Spotlight

“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...

Twist of fate to life

Taylor Jensen, Reporter

November 25, 2018

Filed under Columns

Looking back ten years ago I never would’ve thought that I’d be in love with wrestling as much as I am now, let alone know that it exists. Most of my family weren’t fans of wrestling so I was basically the odd one when it came to interests.  I always thought of WWE as a larger than life phenomena that I couldn’t imagine my life without.  When I was 11 years old...

BHS continues tradition of wrestling excellence

Franco Castelo, Reporter

November 25, 2018

Filed under Sports

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...

Women’s volleyball suffers only one loss

Cameron Johnson, Reporter

November 25, 2018

Filed under Sports

The 2018 Renegades Women’s Volleyball team continues to have a storybook season, as they finished the season ranked number 2 in the state of California.  With a record of 23-1, they racked up 18 sweeps on the season and properly asserted themselves amongst the best teams in the state.  The only loss of the season came against Long Beach in a very close game that ended 3-2, ...

Bakersfield College students perform LGBT play “The Boys in the Band”

Charr Davenport, Reporter

November 25, 2018

Filed under Campus, Features

The Bakersfield College Performing Arts Theater Department presented the controversial 1968 play “The Boys in the Band” from Nov 14 - 17. More importantly, the cast and crew made an effort to help educate people about the LGBTQ+ community after each show. “The Boys in the Band” is a play about Michael (played by Robert Montero-Blanks), a gay man who is throwing a...

Cultures explored during International Education

Katalina Quintanilla, Reporter

November 25, 2018

Filed under Campus, Features, Who Knew?

International Education Week kicked off on Nov. 13 with two days of celebration at Bakersfield College with the theme, “Passport to the World.”  Bakersfield College International Student Organization (ISO) represented a diversity of countries and cultures.  With the help of ISO, BC students had the privilege to learn about their own international students as well...

BC graduation rates increase

Katalina Quintanilla, Reporter

November 25, 2018

Filed under Campus, News, Top Stories

Many students dismiss the idea of attending a community college right after high school. Why? The reputation of attending a community college is that many never finish what they start and end up dropping out. However, Bakersfield College changed that stigma with an increase with their graduation and transfer rates. According to the California Community College’s webs...

Women’s Volleyball continues wins streak against Antelope Valley

Cameron Johnson, Reporter

November 19, 2018

Filed under Sports

The Bakersfield College Women’s volleyball team successfully completed another sweep against Antelope Valley College at home on Nov. 7. The first two games were both won convincingly by a score of 25-10. The final game was a tester but saw the Renegades winning by a score of 28-26. Lanie Camarillo and Bianca Logsdon lead the Renegades having 11 kills each, Logsdon’s...

Men’s basketball against El Camino

Malachi Parker, Reporter

November 19, 2018

Filed under Sports

The men’s basketball team took the road on Nov. 7 for their season opener against El Camino Community College and came up short losing 70-79. The Renegades had a strong first half, battling back from a 15-point deficit early and forcing the El Camino into 14 turnovers. The Renegades went into the half up by six led by Anieus Medrano who had 11 at the break. The second...

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