The Renegade Rip

BC baseball returns veteran quality pitching staff

Jason Reed, Sports Editor

January 30, 2013

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The Bakersfield College baseball team is gearing up for a new season and is looking to bounce back from an early playoff exit last year against LA Valley College. The Monarchs beat the Renegades 5-2 and sent them home early in a one-game playoff matchup. BC finished last season 21-7-1, including a 10-4 conference record. “You go into each year hoping to improve on...

Baseball eliminated in first round of playoffs

Zak S. Cowan, Editor in Chief

May 2, 2012

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The Bakersfield College Renegades finished their season with a strong performance against L.A. Pierce, winning 13-3, and earned a chance to play against L.A. Valley in a single-elimination game in the first round of the 2012 Southern California Regional Playoffs. BC was defeated 5-2 by the Monarchs and was eliminated from the playoffs on May 1. L.A. Valley won the regular-season...

COLUMN: Baseball season destined to be great

Esteban Ramirez, Sports Editor

April 18, 2012

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The 2012 baseball season is well under way, and I don’t think that I’ve been as excited for a season like this one because you don’t have a real clear-cut favorite. Sure you have the Anaheim Angels who made big news in the off-season getting first baseman Albert Pujols and starting pitcher C.J. Wilson, but I still think the team has inconsistency from the rest of their...

Renegades gearing up for a playoff push

Renegades gearing up for a playoff push

April 18, 2012

Bakersfield College’s baseball team has won six of its last seven contests as of April 17. With just a few games remaining on its regular-season schedule,...

Renegades move on from rough few games

Renegades move on from rough few games

Zak S. Cowan, Editor in Chief

March 28, 2012

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Nine games into conference play, Bakersfield College’s baseball team is second in the Western State Conference South division at 6-4 (15-7 overall) behind...

BC led by a blazing Trail

BC led by a blazing Trail

Zak S. Cowan, Editor in Chief

March 14, 2012

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Often overshadowed by his teammates during his freshman year at Bakersfield College, second baseman Elijah Trail is now the clear-cut leader of his team’s...

Athletic department ready for cuts

Zak S. Cowan, Editor in Chief

March 14, 2012

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With new details of the state budget coming out of Sacramento, and the Moorpark College baseball program disbanding after this season, members of the Bakersfield College athletic department are bracing for the likely cuts coming their way and reflecting on the loss of a member of the Western State Conference. BC athletic director Ryan Beckwith is preparing his department...

The Renegade offense explodes midway through season

Zak S. Cowan, Editor in Chief

March 14, 2012

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Bakersfield College’s pitching staff dominated the first few weeks of the baseball season, but recently, the Renegades have come of age behind the plate, creating balance and stability across the roster and leading the state in home runs. To start the season, the pitching staff carried the load for BC at a time when the team’s offensive production was limited to just...

The Renegade Rip Podcast 2-29-12

February 29, 2012

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This is your Renegade Rip Podcast for February 29 2012. After the news brief, There is a discussion of sports which includes a discussion of Bakersfield College women's basketball, softball and baseball. We also discuss Mixed Martial Arts in general.

Lewis throws out first pitch to support BC

Lewis throws out first pitch to support BC

February 29, 2012

Bakersfield College alumnus and Texas Rangers pitcher Colby Lewis threw out the first pitch at the Renegades’ Feb. 18 game against San Diego Mesa College. Lewis,...

Renegades first baseman ready to add power to lineup

Renegades first baseman ready to add power to lineup

February 29, 2012

Blayne Ontiveros had been a huge part of Frontier High School’s success the past four years. A pitcher in high school, he is now the starting first baseman...

BC 9-2 with WSC play on horizon

Zak S. Cowan, Editor in Chief

February 29, 2012

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Bakersfield College’s baseball has kicked off its season with a strong start in non-conference play and is ready to compete for a Western State Conference title. Conference play will commence for the Renegades on March 6 when they head to Valencia to play College of the Canyons. BC’s record of 9-2 through the first three weeks of the season has the team in high spirits. “I...

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