The Renegade Rip

BC falls to top-seeded Saddleback in overtime

BC falls to top-seeded Saddleback in overtime

March 2, 2016

The Bakersfield Renegades (24-5) fell to the Saddleback Gauchos (28-1) on the road Wednesday night in overtime in Round Three of the CCCAA Southern California...

BC gets No. 1 Gauchos in Round 3

BC gets No. 1 Gauchos in Round 3

March 1, 2016

It hasn’t been this sweet for the Bakersfield College men’s basketball program since the 2007-08 season, when the Renegades managed to reach the Final...

A year in review: Women’s basketball

A year in review: Women’s basketball

Mohamed Bafakih, Contributing Editor

March 1, 2016

Filed under Sports

Just one year following a Western State Conference-South Division championship and a trip to the postseason, the 2015-16 Bakersfield College women’s...

Playoff Preview: No. 9 BC vs. No. 8 Moorpark

Playoff Preview: No. 9 BC vs. No. 8 Moorpark

February 26, 2016

It's win or go home as BC men's basketball kicks off its playoff run tonight as they travel to Moorpark College to face the Raiders in the opening round...

Renegades clinch outright conference title with 82-57 win over Wildcats

Renegades clinch outright conference title with 82-57 win over Wildcats

February 17, 2016

It has been a long time coming for the Bakersfield College men’s basketball program as they secured their first Western State Conference South D...

Champs gear up for playoffs

Mohamed Bafakih, Contributing Editor

February 17, 2016

Filed under Sports

As the regular season comes to a close, the Western State Conference South Division basketball title is in the hands of the Bakersfield Renegades. The second half of conference play has tested BC, however, in many ways, but as the state’s No. 17 team gears up for the playoffs, it’ll put them in better predicaments to finish out games. The stretch of grind-it-out games...

Vigil held in remembrance of former BC student

Mohamed Bafakih, Contributing Editor

February 17, 2016

Filed under News

    Whether it was what he did for Bakersfield or what he meant to the community of Delano, the loss of 19-year-old former Bakersfield College student Ali Sakr shook the surrounding areas. Sakr died after colliding with a semi, which set his car on fire near Seventh Standard Road and Cherry Avenue on Feb. 6, as he was returning home to Delano after ...

BC remains unstoppable at home; stay on top of conference lead

BC remains unstoppable at home; stay on top of conference lead

Mohamed Bafakih, Contributing Editor

February 3, 2016

Filed under Sports

BC vs. Antelope Valley on Jan. 20; Photos by Joe Bergman and Mason J. Rockfellow BC vs. Santa Monica on Jan. 27; Photos by Joe Bergman and Mason J. Rockfellow   BC vs. Citrus on Jan. 30; Photos by Joe Bergman   As ...

BC earns sweep over Antelope Valley

BC earns sweep over Antelope Valley

January 21, 2016

Both Bakersfield College men’s and women’s basketball teams earned the sweep Wednesday night over Antelope Valley College at the Gil Bishop Sports...

BC tops Canyons in conference home-opener by 41

BC tops Canyons in conference home-opener by 41

January 9, 2016

  It didn’t take very long for the state’s 16th-ranked team, Bakersfield, to defend its ranking as they bulldozed past College of the Canyons Saturday evening at Gil Bishop...

Thanksgiving Classic sweep for BC basketball

Mohamed Bafakih, Sports/Online Editor

December 2, 2015

Filed under Sports

It has been a preseason feasting for Bakersfield College’s men’s basketball team as the Renegades have started the season 6-1, following a Thanksgiving Classic Tournament sweep hosted by BC here at Gil Bishop Sports Center. Besides the 80-78 loss to Chaffey on Nov. 13 at the Fullerton Tournament, BC has outscored the six other opponents by an average of 24 points and...

Athletics is adding two new sports to the BC roster

Mohamed Bafakih, Sports/Online Editor

December 2, 2015

Filed under Sports

Bakersfield College will be introduced to two athletic programs over the course of the next year. Sand volleyball, or beach volleyball, will make its inaugural debut for BC in spring 2016, while men’s soccer – after more than a 20-year interlude – will return next fall. With overwhelming confidence in regards to its possible success, sand volleyball and men’s soccer...

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