The Renegade Rip

CALM to host Boo-at-the-Zoo event

David Portillo, Reporter

October 4, 2019

A frightfully fun time awaits you at CALM (California Living Museum), Oct. 19 and 20 as they prepare for their annual Boo-at-the-Zoo event. It kicks off at 9 a.m 4 p.m. Tons of activities and spooky surprises await guests of all ages. Children under 12 years old get in for free but must be accompanied by an adult or guardian.  Ghouls and gooblins of all ages who attend the ev...

Mini Comic-Con will take place on March 11th

Issy Barrientos, Reporter

February 26, 2018

On March 11, the Bakersfield Marriott Hotel on Truxtun Ave will be home to the Bakersfield semiannual mini Comic-Con. The minimum admission fee will be $1 for those 8 years old and older. Parking is free however. All of the proceeds from the event will go to the Bakersfield Rescue Mission. Steve Wyatt, the “promotor, boss, and toilet washer,” organized the first mini...

Bakersfield’s Comic-Con will have collectables and art

Alexandra Apatiga, Reporter

November 20, 2017

The Kern County Fair Grounds will be hosting the 10th Annual Bakersfield Comic-Con for a two-day weekend convention on Nov. 18 and Nov. 19 to celebrate comic books, cosplay, art, games, and other popular entertainment platforms. Attendees can expect vendors and artists from across Bakersfield to be selling their wares, such as Silver Wolf Comics & Collectables and The...

BC swim showing potential

Mason J. Rockfellow, Editor in Chief

February 3, 2016

With the spring sports rolling their way into your calendar, the Bakersfield College swim teams will be testing the waters as well as the swimmers. BC’s swim team will be going to its first meet on Feb. 12 in Ventura for the Western State Conference Pentathlon. The WSC Pentathlon is where everyone in the conference meets and does 100-meter events for every stroke. This...

Women’s basketball preview

Jason Reed, Reporter

November 6, 2013

Paula Dahl and the Bakersfield College women’s basketball team have some of the highest expectations this season after finishing 13-10 in the 2012-2013 season and barely missing the playoffs. BC is a much taller team in the front court this year, adding four lengthy freshman from Stockdale High School to go along with 6-foot freshman forward Rosebrooke Hunt from Frontier...

Renegade Wrestling Preview 2013

Robert Mullen, Reporter

September 12, 2013

With only four returning athletes, the Bakersfield College wrestling team may face an uphill battle this season, as it deals with one of the toughest conferences in the state with a team almost entirely composed of freshmen. Head Coach Bill Kalivas seems a little concerned over the youth of the team: “We’re a fairly young team, and in seven of the ten weights we’re...

2013 Renegade Golf Preview

Nicholas Torres, Reporter

September 12, 2013

As the new school year begins, so does the Bakersfield College women’s golf season. With only one player returning from last year, Melissa Lopez, who went on to play in the regional finals, the team is looking forward to this season. Golf coach Bob Paillet, says he is excited about this season because “the community support has gone up for our golf programs. The entire...

BC wrestling ready for new season

Jason Reed, Reporter

September 6, 2012

After a rough season filled with injuries and wrestlers unable to perform due to ineligibility, coach Bill Kalivas and the Bakersfield College wrestling team are back this year to redeem themselves and have bigger goals in mind. After finishing 10th in the state last season shorthanded on wrestlers, Kalivas believes his team can surpass what they accomplished last season...

BC football is back with a vengeance

BC football is back with a vengeance

August 27, 2012

After a disappointing season this past year, which was riddled with injuries to key players, the Bakersfield College football team hopes that they can...

BC baseball ready for fresh start

BC baseball ready for fresh start

February 1, 2012

After a late-season collapse in 2011, the Bakersfield College baseball team is dusting off its cleats and getting ready for a fresh season. Invigorated...

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