The Renegade Rip

Lady ‘Gades improve to 6-3 and stay first in conference

Esteban Ramirez, Sports Editor

February 9, 2012

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Bakersfield College women's basketball team pulled out a tough victory against L.A. Valley to stay in first place of the Western State Conference. BC beat L.A. Valley 77-67 on Feb. 8 and improved to a 6-3 conference record. BC got a big game from sophomore guard Jausecca Cockeral, who had 27 points 10 rebounds and 7 assists in the game. Sophomore forward Gabi Morales also...

Renegades fall short in overtime loss

Esteban Ramirez, Sports Editor

February 9, 2012

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Bakersfield College men's basketball team lost to L.A. Valley in a close game  that needed overtime to decide the winner. BC lost to L.A. Valley 67-65 on Feb. 8. The Renegades got 23 points from freshman forward Conroy Lester. BC came in with a 3-5 Western State Conference record and they went up against the number two team in the conference in L.A. Valley. BC started...

’78 championship banner to be unveiled

Esteban Ramirez, Sports Editor

February 7, 2012

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Bakersfield College will be having a ceremony, where they will be unveiling and raising the banner for the 1977-78 BC men's basketball junior college championship team. The team will be honored during halftime of the men's basketball home game against West L.A. on Feb. 8. They expect to have nine of the 12 Renegade players and their families at the game, including all...

Renegades get first conference road win

Esteban Ramirez, Sports Editor

February 4, 2012

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Bakersfield College men's basketball team beat Glendale College to get their first Western State Conference road victory. BC beat Glendale 67-64 on Feb. 1 and improved to a 3-5 conference record. The Renegades shot the ball over 50 percent for the whole game and held Glendale to 41 percent shooting.  BC freshman guard Duncan Schramm put up 28 points, including two free...

Track kicks season off quickly

Nestor Fernandez, Reporter

February 1, 2012

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The Bakersfield College men’s and women’s Track and Field season got under way on Jan. 28 at Antelope Valley College in the AVC All-Comers invitational meet. BC coach David Frickel discussed the meet. “This was the first opportunity to compete in track since they haven’t competed since last year,” said Frickel. “It was not a bad day, it was pretty breezy out...

BC wins to stay atop conference

BC wins to stay atop conference

February 1, 2012

Bakersfield College women’s basketball beat Santa Monica despite an injury to a starter and a player losing a contact lens during the game. BC beat...

COLUMN: Breaking down the football playoffs

Esteban Ramirez, Sports Editor

February 1, 2012

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It was incredible how in both conference championship games the two teams that lost had big special teams errors that played a big part in them losing. I’m not going to say that the whole blame should fall on punt returner Kyle Williams of the San Francisco 49ers or on the kicker Billy Cundiff of the Baltimore Ravens, but seriously I thought you guys were professionals. I...

Renegades win with potent offense

Esteban Ramirez, Sports Editor

January 26, 2012

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Bakersfield College men's basketball team beat West L.A. College in a high-scoring game by a score of 99-80. The Renegades beat West L.A. on Jan. 25, improving to 8-13, thanks in part to 29 points from freshman starting forward Conroy Lester and 12 points from freshman guard Mike Young, who hit a buzzer-beater from half court to end the first half. BC got to a quick start...

Strong conference play lifts Lady ‘Gades

Esteban Ramirez, Sports Editor

January 25, 2012

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Bakersfield College women’s basketball team started off this year with a 4-1 record and they have been able to continue to keep winning this season to stay in the hunt for the Western State Conference. They currently have a 10-7 record and 3- 2 in conference play. BC women’s basketball is currently tied for second in their conference with LA Valley and only one game...

Football playoff changes being discussed

Zak S. Cowan, Editor in Chief

November 30, 2011

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According to Ryan Beckwith, Bakersfield College’s athletic director, the California Community College Athletic Association is working on improving the playoff system for football. As of right now, only four teams from the Southern California Football Association are granted a chance to compete in the playoffs. “When I went to the coaches’ meeting originally in the...

Second-place finish for BC

Second-place finish for BC

Esteban Ramirez, Reporter

November 30, 2011

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The Bakersfield College men’s basketball team hosted the Thanksgiving Renegades Classic and had two competitive games that came down to crucial possessions. The...

First-year athletic director discusses issues

Zak S. Cowan, Editor in Chief

November 30, 2011

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With the football team finishing 4-6 and attendance slowly declining as the season went on, first-year athletic director Ryan Beckwith is pleased with how the other sports have picked up the slack and he’s using a method that hasn’t been utilized at Bakersfield College. The athletic department has been charging for all sporting events on campus this semester, with the...

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