The Renegade Rip

BC’s wrestling teams sweeps victory in first match

September 14, 2018

Filed under Sports, Uncategorized

Bakersfield College’s wrestling team triumphed over Victor Valley in their first match of the season with a stunning defeat of 56-0. Multiple Renegade players, including Josiah Quiroz and Jeremy Turner, won by forfeit. Kevin Mello and All-American Jeremy Maas withheld long duels to come away with wins. Heavyweight Jacob Hall had to endure the most but still ended his...

BC wrestling gaining early experience

BC wrestling gaining early experience

September 20, 2016

Bakersfield College’s wrestling team has gotten off to a strong start, opening the 2016 season with five impressive dual victories, and two, somewhat...

Young team eager to see competition

Young team eager to see competition

September 7, 2016

Bakersfield College wrestling had high hopes last season as the team worked its way through the postseason grind, but came up short in the California State...

Wrestling team sees turnaround in 2015

Mohamed Bafakih, Multimedia/Sports Editor

September 10, 2015

Filed under Sports

  Bakersfield College head wrestling coach Brett Clark is heading into his second season with a different modus operandi as opposed to last year. Not necessarily for his style, but simply because of the fresh new faces on the team. From the lowest weight division (125 pounds) all the way up to heavyweight (285 pounds), BC won’t see one active returner from last...

Wrestling team grapples way to second

Mohamed Bafakih, Reporter

December 3, 2014

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  “The Brawl” became a ball for Bakersfield College wrestling, as they took second overall and placed 8-of-10 guys in a round-robin tournament hosted by East L.A. on Saturday Nov. 23 in their last showcase before the Southern Regionals and State Championships. Along with the host, Bakersfield joined Cuesta once again, losing to the Cougars by just two points...

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...

BC wrestling preparing for conference

Mohamed Bafakih, Reporter

November 5, 2014

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Despite withdrawing from the San Francisco State Tournament this past weekend and only having one placer the previous weekend at the Meathead Movers Tournament in Cuesta, the banged up Renegade wrestling team is fortunate to find themselves sitting at 10th in the state. The San Francisco State Tournament is not a California Community College tournament so there was nothing...

Cesar Luna an inspiration at home, leader among team

Cesar Luna an inspiration at home, leader among team

October 22, 2014

“He’s my Hercules, my hero, my everything. That’s how I define him.” These are the words of 184-pounder Bakersfield College wrestler Cesar Luna’s...

Wrestlers prepare for tournaments

Mohamed Bafakih, Reporter

October 22, 2014

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With the state’s fourth ranked team in town for a dual against eighth ranked Bakersfield College on Oct. 10, the Renegades came in with their usual line-up in an attempt to pull an upset over the Cuesta College Cougars. 125-pound BC freshman Marco Velasquez, who is currently ranked seventh according to caccwrestling.com, sent out a quick statement to Cuesta with an early...

Wrestling team picks up a couple of wins but having trouble making weight class

Wrestling team picks up a couple of wins but having trouble making weight class

Mohamed Bafakih, Reporter

October 8, 2014

Filed under Sports

Along with the battles on the mats, the Bakersfield College wrestling team is facing its own battles with making weight classes and staying healthy. At...

BC wrestlers trying to find winning way

BC wrestlers trying to find winning way

September 24, 2014

  With an extra week to prepare for West Hills College due to the cancellation of the Sept. 12 dual between the Renegades and the Rams of Victor...

A new, rugged coach for BC wrestling team

A new, rugged coach for BC wrestling team

September 10, 2014

If the gogades.com website has yet to update Bakersfield College’s newest head wrestling coach’s icon, good, because the man is as rugged, gritty and...

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