The Renegade Rip

Bakersfield College drops two straight after victory over College of the Desert

Jason Reed, Reporter

November 21, 2013

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Freshmen Rosebrooke Hunt and Leigha Moland led the Bakersfield College women’s basketball team with 18 points each in their college debut and the Renegades came away with a 75-67 victory over College of the Desert on Nov. 7. Other Freshman Dakota Oliver came off the bench and delivered a double-double with 11 points on 5-of-13 shooting and 13 rebounds. “I was thrilled...

Men’s basketball preview

Ruben Hill, Reporter

November 6, 2013

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Despite having a young and inexperienced team, Bakersfield College men’s basketball coach Rich Hughes has set his preseason expectations high. “We want to contend for championships in the four preseason tournaments we are in, and obviously we want to contend for a conference title, and lastly we would like a berth in the state tournament,” Hughes said when asked about...

Women’s basketball preview

Jason Reed, Reporter

November 6, 2013

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Paula Dahl and the Bakersfield College women’s basketball team have some of the highest expectations this season after finishing 13-10 in the 2012-2013 season and barely missing the playoffs. BC is a much taller team in the front court this year, adding four lengthy freshman from Stockdale High School to go along with 6-foot freshman forward Rosebrooke Hunt from Frontier...

Men’s basketball looking to mount a comeback after three straight losses

Men’s basketball looking to mount a comeback  after  three straight losses

Jason Reed, Sports Editor

February 13, 2013

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The Bakersfield College men’s basketball team lost its third consecutive game Feb. 9, after falling to College of the Canyons 69-68. The team fou...

Women’s basketball loses big game, still confident

Women’s basketball loses big game, still confident

Jason Reed, Sports Editor

February 13, 2013

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The Bakersfield College women’s basketball team lost one of its biggest games of the season Feb. 9, against visiting College of the Canyons. Both teams...

BC women basketball off to a 4-1 start in WSC

Jason Reed, Sports Editor

January 30, 2013

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The Bakersfield College women’s basketball team finished the months of November and December with a below .500 record of just seven wins and eight losses. January has been a different story.  BC has started conference play and is off to a 4-1 start. “I feel like we’re really improving and doing some nice things,” BC coach Paula Dahl said about her team’s performance...

BC starts solid in WSC at 3-2

Jason Reed, Sports Editor

January 30, 2013

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After a slow start to the 2012-2013 season, the Bakersfield College men’s basketball team has started Western State Conference play with a 3-2 record. BC  has been below .500 this season with a 9-10 overall record. In the past week, the Renegades lost to Citrus 70-61 and beat LA Valley 66-59 on Jan. 26. BC head coach Rich Hughes talked about how pleased he’s been with...

Former NBA player and Renegade returns to BC

Former NBA player and Renegade returns to BC

November 28, 2012

Former NBA player and Bakersfield College alumnus Andre Spencer never thought about being an NBA player growing up, but once he got here at BC he realized...

Bakersfield Jam benefitting from move

Nestor Fernandez, Reporter

November 28, 2012

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At the time the Bakersfield Jam made the decision to move to the Jam Events Center, which is currently known as the Dignity Health Events Center, in 2009, they had been at Rabobank Arena for three years. David Higdon and Stan Ellis purchased the National Basketball Association Developmental League team in 2006. Higdon, who is the president and managing partner, felt that...

Turnovers prove costly to men’s hoops in first tourney

Esteban Ramirez, Sports Editor

November 15, 2012

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Turnovers plagued the Bakersfield College men’s basketball team against College of the Sequoias on Nov. 9 and Allan Hancock on Nov. 10 in the Cuesta Tournament. BC lost to COS 74-58 and lost to Hancock 96-78. “We played hard, but we didn’t play smart,” said BC coach Rich Hughes. “The thing is, we’ve just got to be smarter with how hard we play and not get...

BC men’s hoop team looking to bounce back

Esteban Ramirez, Sports Editor

October 31, 2012

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After a disappointing year last season, in which it lost a lot of close games due to turnovers, lack of rebounding and key injuries, the Bakersfield College men’s basketball team is ready to redeem itself this year. “We’re looking good,” said BC coach Rich Hughes. “We have a lot of returning players, so we haven’t had to teach as much. We’ve also had some newcomers,...

ROUNDUP: Former BC basketball players take their talents to four-years schools

ROUNDUP: Former BC basketball players take their talents to four-years schools

October 3, 2012

Three former Bakersfield College basketball players from the 2011-2012 team have transferred to four-year schools, and BC coach Rich Hughes said this is...

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