The Renegade Rip

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.

BC has ups and downs

BC has ups and downs

November 2, 2011

Bakersfield College soccer currently holds an overall record of 7-5-4 and 3-4-3 in conference, after losing to Citrus College 3-0 on Oct. 28. “We...

Cross-country heads to regionals

Meisha McMurray, Reporter

November 2, 2011

Filed under Sports

The Bakersfield College cross-country teams participated in the Western State Conference Finals on Oct. 25. Both teams have qualified to advance to the Southern California Regional Championships, which will be held Nov. 4 in Ontario, Calif. Robby Baker finished 6th on the 4-mile course with a time of 21:52 at Cuesta College to lead the BC men’s team to a seventh-place...

Another win for volleyball

Another win for volleyball

Meisha McMurray, Reporter

October 19, 2011

Filed under Sports

Bakersfield College volleyball hosted College of the Canyons on Oct. 12 and won with scores of 25-18, 15-25, 14-25, 27-25, 15-9. BC is currently No....

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