The Renegade Rip

BC men’s hoop team looking to bounce back

Esteban Ramirez, Sports Editor

October 31, 2012

Filed under Sports

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,...

Women’s hoops ready to defend title

Jason Reed, Reporter

October 31, 2012

Filed under Sports

Entering her 18th season as Bakersfield College’s head coach and coming off a 16-8  winning season, Paula Dahl and the Bakersfield College Renegades look to defend their Western State Conference championship with bigger expectations in terms of competing. “My biggest expectation is that we’ll be competitive in all the games that we’re playing,” said Dahl. “I...

Women’s cross-country team qualifies for Regionals

Nestor Fernandez, Reporter

October 31, 2012

Filed under Sports

The Western State Conference finals were held at Leadbetter Beach/Shoreline Park in Santa Barbara on Oct. 23, and the Bakersfield College cross-country women’s team finished fifth in the 5k run among 13 schools. That result meant that the BC women qualified as a team for the Southern California Regionals  that will be held in Costa Mesa on Nov. 3. The Renegades women...

COLUMN: BC golf team shows unity

Esteban Ramirez, Sports Editor

October 31, 2012

Filed under Sports

As the season winds down for the Bakersfield College women’s golf season, one might be left to wonder, how is a team with limited golfers having a good year? You just really have to sit back and acknowledge all the extra hard work that they had to put in with a smaller group of players. When you have a smaller team, you have to do more work and it might put a strain...

BC’s backfield work on chemistry on and off the field

BC’s backfield work on chemistry on and off the field

October 31, 2012

Bakersfield College’s running game this year has been getting production out of two running backs, Jalen Sykes and Curtis McGregor, but it has been their...

Renegade Lair to add to BC’s atmosphere

Patricia Rocha, Editor in Chief

October 31, 2012

Filed under Sports

The new Renegade Lair is a student cheering section focusing on increasing student participation in the Bakersfield College sports arenas. The student government association is planning on selling a $30 Lair Sports Pass, which allows the student to attend all home sporting events as a member of the Renegade Lair. A Renegade Lair T-shirt is also provided to the members. Athletic...

BC looking to end season in style

BC looking to end season in style

Nestor Fernandez, Reporter

October 31, 2012

Filed under Sports

In rather convincing fashion, Bakersfield College defeated West L.A. College 25-8, 25-8, 25-12 in a Western State Conference match on Oct. 24 in L.A. Caitlin...

BC golf team enjoy having a small team

BC golf team enjoy having a small team

Martin Chang, Opinions and Features Editor

October 31, 2012

Filed under Sports

Most golf teams have six or seven players, but this year’s Bakersfield College women’s golf team has found a close bond in its smaller size. Returning...

Adjunct professor against Prop. 37

Omar Oseguera, Photo and Multimedia Editor

October 17, 2012

Filed under News

Bakersfield College adjunct professor David Lightsey feels that students need to be informed more on Proposition 37. Lightsey said he had witnessed many students in his nutrition class being misinformed. Lightsey works with the National Council Against Health Fraud, and is a health and safety speaker for the NCAA. “If you look at [genetically modified foods] from a...

BC coach reflects on his coaching journey

Esteban Ramirez, Sports Editor

October 17, 2012

Filed under Sports

When Bakersfield College volleyball coach Carl Ferreira left his home in Hawaii to go play college basketball, he never expected that he would end up finding a career in volleyball. “I left Hawaii really to get an education and to play college basketball at Santa Rosa Junior College,” said Ferreira. “If you asked me my top 500 things to do professionally, coaching...

Writing center holds second contest

Writing center holds second contest

October 17, 2012

The Bakersfield College Writing Center is having its second creative writing contest this semester. Entries can be submitted through Oct. 31, but must...

Big plays power Renegades over El Camino

Esteban Ramirez, Sports Editor

October 17, 2012

Filed under Sports

Bakersfield College got big plays from all three phases of the game in defeating El Camino College 40-13 on Oct. 6 for the Renegades second straight blowout win. The Renegades had three touchdowns go for more than 60 yards, including a 75-yard punt return. They also had an interception by cornerback Chris Hannible that went for 55 yards. “I thought we played pretty...

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