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Bakersfield College Renegades baseball victorious over LA Valley

Haley Duval, Photo Editor

March 15, 2019

Filed under Sports

The Bakersfield College Baseball team hosted against LA Valley at Gerry Collis Field on March 9, with a victory walk-off conference win, 7-6. Throughout the whole game, up until BC took the win, LA Valley stayed with the early lead.  In the bottom of the ninth, BC’s Hector Ruvalcaba scores from second and ended the game by a walk-off double from Ryan Dickerson, taking the ...

Bakersfield College baseball takes another loss to LA Mission

Amy Sarmiento, Reporter

March 15, 2019

Filed under Sports

The Bakersfield College Baseball team played and lost against LA Mission College on Feb. 28 during a home game at Gerry Collis Field. The score ended with a 5-3 loss for BC. LA Mission started the game and were in the lead 4-0. Hector Ruvacaba from Bakersfield College allowed the team to score and receive two runs, putting the scores at 4-2. Nathan Ortiz was the pitcher...

Women’s basketball loses to West LA

Haley Duval, Photo Editor

February 22, 2019

Filed under Campus, Sports

The Bakersfield College Women’s Basketball team hosted their final home Western State Conference game against West LA College at Gil Bishop Sports Center on Feb. 16, with a loss of 53-45. Due to the last home game of the regular season, five sophomores were honored and recognized for their last home game appearance; #3 Jasmyn Rodriguez, #14 Tyana Jasper, #21 Victoria Trevino,...

Op-ed: New minor league football promotion debuts

Hilario Ismael Gomez, Reporter

February 22, 2019

Filed under Opinion, Sports

The American Alliance of Football (AAF), the new-fangled minor league of American football, made its debut on Feb. 9, 2019, which was a red-hot start for the league matching if not surpassing the viewership numbers of the primetime NBA games during the same time slots. Football is king in America among sports and this new AAF league plans to bridge the gap between the NFL...

Bob Elias Kern County Sports Hall of Fame celebrated at the Marriott

Rosa Salazar, Copy Editor

February 22, 2019

Filed under Features, Sports

The Annual Bob Elias Kern County Sports Hall of Fame Induction and Awards Banquet took place at the Bakersfield Marriott on Feb. 19. The event included sponsors Clifford & Bradford Insurance Agency, W A Thompson Inc, and Jim Burke Ford. One of the four inductees was John Stenderup. Stenderup, born in Kern County took up mountain climbing. Stenderup summited Mount...

Renegades pull win against Santa Monica

Haley Duval, Photo Editor

February 8, 2019

Filed under Campus, Features, Sports

The Renegades took the game with a score of 77-74 in the Western State Conference matchup home game against Santa Monica.  Camp led the team by Together Medrana and Camp led the team and gave a total of 43 points.  With this win the Reneagdes are overall 15-8 and 3-1 in conference play. ...

Renegades suffer first loss against Bulldogs

Haley Duval, Photo Editor

February 8, 2019

Filed under Campus, Features, Sports

The Bakersfield College baseball team drops their first game of the season against Allan Hancock with a loss, 5-4, ending their six-game winning streak on Feb. 5 at Gerry Collis Field. The Bulldogs started off with an early lead in the first inning, 1-0. The Renegades came back in the second from an RBI double from infielder, Landn Kauk and took the lead in the third from an RBI groundout from infielder, Ryan...

Patriots claim their 6th Super Bowl ring

Hilario Ismael Gomez, Reporter

February 7, 2019

Filed under Opinion, Sports

Gritty, grimy and “boring.” That’s how most viewed the 13-3 spectacle that was Super Bowl LIII on Feb .3 with punts and defensive stops highlighting the evening. The offensive upturn of the NFL was seemingly put to a halt in the Mercedes-Benz Stadium by the New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick, when he shut down the Los Angeles Rams and offensive guru...

BC men’s basketball team defeats College of the Canyons in a close win

BC men’s basketball team defeats College of the Canyons in a close win

January 25, 2019

The Bakersfield College Men’s Basketball opened up their Western State Conference South Division play, with a very close win over the College of the Ca...

Renegades defeated by Cougars with score of 54-49

Katalina Quintanilla, Editor-in-Chief

January 25, 2019

Filed under Sports

The Bakersfield College Women’s basketball team were defeated against College of the Canyons during the Western State Conference on Jan. 23 with a score of 54-49. The Cougars took the lead against the Renegades the first half of the game. Both teams defense made the game a close call with deflecting rebounds. The Cougars lead the first half with 19-17. BC for...

Bakersfield College’s Renegade softball and baseball teams give comments on media day

Bakersfield College’s Renegade softball and baseball teams give comments on media day

January 24, 2019

BC Renegades spring sports are expected to reach high goals this season. Bakersfield College Renegades Softball head coach Casey Goodman said her team...

Chasing dreams: Playing pro

Hilario Ismael Gomez, Reporter

January 24, 2019

Filed under Opinion, Sports

As unrealistic as it may seem, it’s every young athlete’s dream to go pro and play in front of millions of fans with bright lights and the roar of the crowd driving them relentlessly. Any athlete would pounce at the chance to make millions playing any sport and a highly regarded draft pick with the future face of a franchise. Imagine being a bonafide star from the first...

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