The Renegade Rip

Volleyball advances to postseason with strong finish

Zak S. Cowan, Editor in Chief

November 20, 2011

Filed under Sports, Uncategorized

Bakersfield College’s women’s volleyball team has been selected to participate in the 2011 California Community College Athletic Association’s Women’s Volleyball Championship playoff. The Renegades finished their season off with a sweep against West Los Angeles College 25-15, 25-15 and 25-12 in the Gil Bishop Sports Center on Nov. 17. They will face sixth-seeded...

A bittersweet end to lost season

A bittersweet end to lost season

Zak S. Cowan, Editor in Chief

November 16, 2011

Filed under Sports

Bakersfield College’s football team defeated College of the Canyons 45-35 on Nov. 12, ending a season marred by injuries and the unfulfilled expectations...

BC plays host to WSC foes in tourney

BC plays host to WSC foes in tourney

November 16, 2011

Bakersfield College’s wrestling team put together a good team effort tying for second at the Western State Conference Tournament. BC hosted the tournament...

Sick of college athletics? I am, too

Zak S. Cowan, Editor in Chief

November 16, 2011

Filed under Sports

Collegiate sports are big, there is no doubt, but I have some things to say about them and the whole atmosphere that surrounds them. The following is a collegiate-themed version of “Chiefed” and has all sorts of goodies that I’m sure won’t make me any friends.   JoePa Yes, the allegations are disturbing and disgusting. And yes, Joe Paterno’s long tenure is f...

Men kick off season 2-1 with slew of tournaments on horizon

Esteban Ramirez, Reporter

November 16, 2011

Filed under Sports

Bakersfield College’s men’s basketball team got off to a good start this year with two wins and one loss in a tournament at Cuesta on Nov. 11-13. BC beat College of the Redwoods 84-81 and West Valley College 79-61, and lost to West Hills College  82-78. “I thought we did average, but 2-1 is a good place to start. I think we really needed the loss to open our eyes...

Strong start for Lady Renegades

Strong start for Lady Renegades

November 16, 2011

The Bakersfield College women’s basketball team started off its season with a win at College of the Sequoias and then two more victories at the Crossover...

Men’s basketball ready for young, fresh start to season

Esteban Ramirez, Reporter

November 8, 2011

Filed under Sports

Basketball season is right around the corner, and Bakersfield College’s men’s basketball team is looking for big production from a big freshmen class this year. BC has 14 freshmen on the team with just six returning sophomores. Despite this, the team’s head coach Rich Hughes thinks that all his players will contribute to help the team win. “I think that all the...

BC Renegades extend losing streak to five

BC Renegades extend losing streak to five

November 5, 2011

Bakersfield College’s football team continued their loosing ways in 2011 with a 41-19 defeat at the hands of Cerritos College, falling to 3-6. The...

The losses pile up for BC

The losses pile up for BC

November 2, 2011

El Camino College defeated the Bakersfield College football team 31-7 on Oct. 29, locking up the team’s worst season dating back to 2002, when the Renegades...

Wrestling carries on despite injuries

Esteban Ramirez, Reporter

November 2, 2011

Filed under Sports

Bakersfield College’s wrestling team got a big performance from Jacob Pendelton, who was hampered by a knee injury throughout the Meat Head Movers tournament at Cuesta College on Oct. 22. Pendelton hurt his knee in a tournament before and reinjured it during his finals match, but still managed to finish second in the 165-weight class. “It was tied at 5-5 when he got...

COLUMN: Sports should stream for free

Zak S. Cowan, Editor in Chief

November 2, 2011

Filed under Sports

Over the weekend, I was blatantly rejected the opportunity to watch football in the living room where there is cable, in favor of the appalling Style Channel. So I did what any other sports fan would do (I hope) and found the game streaming online at some not-so-legit Web site. The best link I found was a stream from the channel ESPN America, and it was playing the same...

BC holds scrimmage against CSUB

November 2, 2011

Filed under Sports

On Oct. 28 Bakersfield College's softball team played host the Cal State Bakersfield Roadrunners. This was the first meeting between the two teams in the two schools' long histories.

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