The Renegade Rip

Bakersfield College’s soccer team suffers first loss of season against Fresno Rams

Cameron Johnson, Reporter

September 27, 2018

Filed under Campus, Sports

The Renegade Women’s soccer team faced the defending CCCAA State Champions, Fresno City College, at Memorial Stadium on Sept. 18.  Having gone 5-0 to start the season, the Renegades were up for the test against a Fresno City team that didn’t lose a game in the previous season.  “We believe we’re at the same level as this team,” said head coach Scott Dameron of h...

Pickleball tournament raises money for BC tennis

Issy Barrientos, Photo Editor

September 27, 2018

Filed under Campus, Features, Sports

The tennis complex at Bakersfield College hosted the Second Annual Pickleball Cup from Sept. 22 to Sept. 23. Nick Jacobs, the head tournament director, said the majority of the proceeds from the event would go back to Bakersfield College’s tennis team and the remainder would go to the 20-30 Club in town. The 20-30 club, according to its website, is a youth development program...

BC wrestling victory over Victory Valley

Saad Kazi and Malachi Parker

September 14, 2018

Filed under Campus, Sports

Bakersfield College’s wrestling team triumphed over Victor Valley in their first match of the season with a stunning defeat of 56-0. Multiple Renegade players, including Josiah Quiroz and Jeremy Turner, won by forfeit. Kevin Mello and All-American Jeremy Maas withheld long duels to come away with wins. Heavyweight Jacob Hall had to endure the most but still ended his...

BC’s wrestling teams sweeps victory in first match

September 14, 2018

Filed under Sports, Uncategorized

Bakersfield College’s wrestling team triumphed over Victor Valley in their first match of the season with a stunning defeat of 56-0. Multiple Renegade players, including Josiah Quiroz and Jeremy Turner, won by forfeit. Kevin Mello and All-American Jeremy Maas withheld long duels to come away with wins. Heavyweight Jacob Hall had to endure the most but still ended his...

BC’s tournament on Sept. 1 is won by volleyball team

Cameron Johnson and Saad Kazi, Reporters

September 14, 2018

Filed under Sports

The Bakersfield College volleyball team got their first taste of home action on Sept. 1 when they hosted the Bakersfield Quad Tournament. Coming off two straight set wins the previous day against Cuesta and College of the Sequoias in Visalia, the Renegades looked to continue their dominance against Allan Hancock and Santa Barbara City College. Freshman outside hitter Pene...

BC football teams scores first victory

Franco Castelo, Reporter

September 14, 2018

Filed under Sports

The Renegade football team had their first home game against El Camino College on Sept. 08. For the first quarter, both teams played safe and displayed patience in their plays. El Camino’s football team began to play aggressively towards the end of the first quarter and the Bakersfield Renegades continued to hesitantly. However, neither team moved the ball successfully...

BC’s men’s soccer team wins two games in a row

Malachi Parker, Reporter

September 14, 2018

Filed under Uncategorized

The Renegades men’s soccer team played host to East Los Angeles Community College on Sept. 11. With a back and forth game, and a few controversial calls, the Renegades came out with a 2-1 victory to even their record at 2-2. In the first 15 minutes, the Renegades struck first courtesy, of Edgar Gonzalez striking the ball into the back of the net. However, that w...

Nike stirs controversy with Colin Kaepernick sponsorship

Miranda Defoor, Web & Social Media Editor

September 13, 2018

Filed under News, Sports

Since Nike’s announcement of a sponsorship with famous football star Colin Kaepernick on Sept. 3, many Nike fans and supporters have turned to destroying their merchandise. Nike is the world’s largest supplier of athletic shoes and clothing, making them one of the most valuable sports companies in the world, according to Forbes. Because of this, Nike’s impact is far...

WWE: Attitude Era

Taylor Jensen, Reporter

September 12, 2018

Filed under Columns, Opinion, Sports

The Attitude Era of the WWE was and is still known as the best era in the history of the industry. It was entertainment at its best. Each Monday night consisted of backstage and parking lot segments, edgy promos, hardcore matches, and sexuality. In 1996, “Stone Cold” Steve Austin gave his infamous “Austin 3:16” promo. This slogan became what was the WWE because it...

BC women’s golf competes in tournament

Cameron Johnson, Reporter

September 10, 2018

Filed under Sports

The Renegade Women’s golf team opened their season on Aug. 26 and 27 in Ventura at the South Coast Classic hosted by Santa Barbara Community College. The two-day tournament format saw the team playing at Olivas Links Golf Course on Sunday and Buenaventura Golf Course for the final round on Monday. Sophomore Allie Crawley shot a 78 on Sunday followed by a 76 on Monday to...

Men’s soccer begins season with a tie

Franco Castelo, Reporter

September 10, 2018

Filed under Sports, Sports Showcase

The Bakersfield College men’s soccer team had their first game on Friday, August 24 in LA Harbor. Though the game was just a scrimmage, the game went well and ended in a tie. Both teams worked diligently and made excellent plays from the defensive side to the offensive side. For some of the Renegades, it was their first collegiate game with an opposing team but they had many...

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