The Renegade Rip

Renegades hit peak as season nears end

Renegades hit peak as season nears end

February 24, 2015

Whether it is head coach Rich Hughes’ precise selection of suits that match the oppositions school colors or just guys wanting to go streaking (winning...

Week in Review: Men’s Basketball

Week in Review: Men’s Basketball

Mohamed Bafakih, Sports Editor

February 11, 2015

Men’s basketball: With only four games remaining, the Bakersfield College men’s basketball team (15-9 overall, 5-5 Western State Conference - South)...

Playoffs still alive for men

Playoffs still alive for men

Mohamed Bafakih, Sports Editor

February 4, 2015

It was a rather rough patch in the last half of January for head coach Rich Hughes and the Bakersfield College men’s basketball team (13-9 overall, 3-5...

Men’s hoops starts off 2-1

Mohamed Bafakih, Reporter

November 19, 2014

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...

Men’s basketball still has shot at playoffs

Elias C. Ahumada, Reporter

February 5, 2014

With another season nearly in the books, the Bakersfield College men’s basketball team find themselves in a tough situation. They need to regain some of their form from the beginning of the season. The team has struggled to be consistent, and have lost six of their last 10 games, including the last three. Coach Rich Hughes insists that the team needs to continue playing...

BC starts 3-1 in first four road games

Ruben Hill, Reporter

November 21, 2013

The Bakersfield College men’s basketball team is off to a solid start, winning three of its first four games. The team took home third place in the Cuesta Tournament Nov. 8-10 of the season going 2-1 with wins against Mendocino College 65-63 and West Valley College 55-52. The Renegades lost to Allan Hancock 67-54. Coach Rich Hughes is optimistic about his team’s start. “It’s...

Men’s basketball preview

Ruben Hill, Reporter

November 6, 2013

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...

BC Men’s hoop finished 10-15

BC Men’s hoop finished 10-15

Jason Reed, Editor in chief

February 27, 2013

The Bakersfield College men’s basketball team ended its final game of the season in the Western State Conference tournament by beating L.A. Valley College...

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

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...

BC starts solid in WSC at 3-2

Jason Reed, Sports Editor

January 30, 2013

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...

Men’s hoops responds after OT loss in Thanksgiving tourney

Men’s hoops responds after OT loss in Thanksgiving tourney

Esteban Ramirez, Sports Editor

November 28, 2012

After losing in overtime to San Diego Mesa College in the first day of the Thanksgiving Tournament, the Bakersfield College basketball team was able to...

BC ends disappointing season on a sour note

Esteban Ramirez, Sports Editor

February 23, 2012

Bakersfield College men’s basketball team lost to West Los Angeles because of too many turnovers on Feb. 18. BC lost to West L.A. 79-60 and they had 25 turnovers in the game. BC finished the season with a 9-17 overall record and 3-9 in the Western State Conference. BC got a good offensive contribution from freshman forward Conroy Lester, who had a season-high 30 points. “It...

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