The Renegade Rip

COLUMN: Basketball needs new playoff system

Esteban Ramirez, Sports Editor

February 29, 2012

Filed under Sports

In sports, a lot of the talk is usually what should be the criteria to make the playoffs, and if a certain team is even worthy to be considered for a playoff spot. I like how in most sports, if you win the division, you can make the playoffs, but when two teams are battling for the division and have identical division or conference records, what do you look at next? I...

BC Renegade returns home

BC Renegade returns home

February 15, 2012

For some people, basketball is just a sport or a way to have fun with some friends, but for Bakersfield College men’s basketball player Conroy Lester,...

COLUMN: Is Super Lintendo all-hype or the real deal?

Esteban Ramirez, Sports Editor

February 15, 2012

Filed under Sports

It’s not insanity, it’s Linsanity. Jeremy Lin of the New York Knicks has taken over the sports world. He has scored 20 points or more for five games straight, and before that he scored a total of 76 points for his career. At first I wasn’t sure about him because the first three games weren’t against the best competition, but after seeing him go shot for shot with Kobe...

BC coach uses loss to inspire

BC coach uses loss to inspire

February 1, 2012

Miranda Serna inspired her cousin, Bakersfield College men’s basketball assistant coach Aaron Chavez, to pursue a coaching career. Last year Serna, the...

New gym gives BC Div-1 atmosphere

New gym gives BC Div-1 atmosphere

February 1, 2012

The Athletics Department recently finished improving the Gil Bishop Sports Center, including the floor. The Gil Bishop Sports Center work was started...

Renegades win with potent offense

Esteban Ramirez, Sports Editor

January 26, 2012

Filed under Sports

Bakersfield College men's basketball team beat West L.A. College in a high-scoring game by a score of 99-80. The Renegades beat West L.A. on Jan. 25, improving to 8-13, thanks in part to 29 points from freshman starting forward Conroy Lester and 12 points from freshman guard Mike Young, who hit a buzzer-beater from half court to end the first half. BC got to a quick start...

Strong conference play lifts Lady ‘Gades

Esteban Ramirez, Sports Editor

January 25, 2012

Filed under Sports

Bakersfield College women’s basketball team started off this year with a 4-1 record and they have been able to continue to keep winning this season to stay in the hunt for the Western State Conference. They currently have a 10-7 record and 3- 2 in conference play. BC women’s basketball is currently tied for second in their conference with LA Valley and only one game...

Men’s basketball ready for young, fresh start to season

Esteban Ramirez, Reporter

November 8, 2011

Filed under Sports

Basketball season is right around the corner, and Bakersfield College’s men’s basketball team is looking for big production from a big freshmen class this year. BC has 14 freshmen on the team with just six returning sophomores. Despite this, the team’s head coach Rich Hughes thinks that all his players will contribute to help the team win. “I think that all the...

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