The Renegade Rip

Despite pitching prowess, defensive errors cost wins

Despite pitching prowess, defensive errors cost wins

Sam L. Jaime, Sports Editor

February 16, 2017

Filed under Sports

In a series beginning Feb. 9, the Bakersfield College Renegades suffered a three-game sweep at the hands of the visiting El Camino College Warriors, dropping...

Men’s swim team trains hard for upcoming Mt. SAC swim meet

Mario Saldaña, Digital Content Editor

February 16, 2017

Filed under Sports

Head coach Matt Moon and assistant coach Pat Zuniga are ready to lead the Bakersfield College men’s swimming team this season, and the team is ready to compete. The team had its first meet on Feb. 10 at the WSC Pentathlon in Ventura. Though harsh weather made it difficult for the swimmers to perform, Moon believes that his team did well. He noticed some time improvements...

BC women’s swim team performs well despite weather conditions

Mario Saldaña, Digital Content Editor

February 16, 2017

Filed under Sports

The Bakersfield College women’s swimming team starts off well during their first swim meet, impressing both head coach Matthew Moon and assistant coach Pat Zuniga. The women’s swim team had their first meet at the WSC pentathlon at Ventura Feb. 10. With multiple personal and individual records from the swimmers, Moon is very excited to see the team already in full...

BC cross-country battling

Felicity Tomisaka, Reporter

September 23, 2015

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Before Bakersfield College’s cross-country teams host their only meet of the season on Sept. 25, they participated in the Fresno Invitational on Sept. 11 and the Southern California Preview at Mission Bay in San Diego on Sept. 18. In the Fresno Invitational meet, the women’s team finished eighth and the men’s team took ninth. Out of 144 participants in the women’s...

BC sports and fallacy

Marcus Castro, Reporter

February 24, 2015

Filed under Features

Bakersfield College athletes tend to have superstitions that involve a ritual routine or wearing a certain item. Some BC athletes will wear an article of clothing every single time they play. Andrew Tibbetts, pitcher on BC’s baseball team, explained that he likes to wear his left sock inside out and his right sock correctly. He has done this for some time and believes...

Women’s basketball starts off season 4-0

Women’s basketball starts off season 4-0

Monique Hansen-Garcia, Reporter

November 19, 2014

Filed under Sports

The Bakersfield College women's basketball team won three games in the past two weeks, including two at the BC Crossover Tournament in the Gil Bishop Sports...

Men’s hoops starts off 2-1

Mohamed Bafakih, Reporter

November 19, 2014

Filed under Sports

Bakersfield College’s mens basketball opened up their season down in Fullerton in a three-day, eight-team tournament Nov. 13 that had BC players filled with confidence and excitement. “We’re hungry. We’re not even going to sleep tonight. It’s time to go eat,” Lawrence Moore said before gameday. Returning point guard Demontrey Mitchell also joined in on the...

Soccer team drops last match, misses playoffs

Soccer team drops last match, misses playoffs

November 19, 2014

Another women’s soccer season is in the books for head coach Scott Dameron and company. The girls ended an up and down season on a five game losing...

BC wrestling goes 1-2 in tournament

BC wrestling goes 1-2 in tournament

November 19, 2014

Gil Bishop Gymnasium was finally able to lay its wrestling mats down after 35 days without an event as the state’s 10th-ranked Renegade wrestling team...

Volleyball players lead by example

Volleyball players lead by example

November 19, 2014

The Bakersfield College volleyball team was looking to build on the success that the team enjoyed during the 2013 season, which included making it to the...

Volleyball team misses playoffs

Volleyball team misses playoffs

Daniel Ojeda, Sports Editor

November 19, 2014

Filed under Sports

With the volleyball season nearing an end, the Renegades split their last four games by winning two at home and dropping two on the road. That leaves the...

Cross country teams sending nine runners to state

Monique Hansen-Garcia, Reporter

November 19, 2014

Filed under Sports

The Bakersfield College women’s cross country team and two individuals from the men’s team will go on to compete in State Championship after qualifying in the Southern California Championships meet held Nov. 11. The women placed ninth out of 27 competing teams, with the top 14 teams guaranteed to advance to State. Glendale took first in the women’s race, Mt. SAC took...

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