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Benjamin Hunter came in 1st on the 1000 Free during the dual meet against the Giants at the BC pool deck, on March 22.

BC men’s swimming took first place over COS

March 27, 2019

Bakersfield College Men’s host a dual meet to the College of the Sequoias (COS) at the BC pool deck, on March 22. Men’s swimming took first place...

Renegade men’s swim team come in with third during Western State Conference Championship

BC's Juan Escalante jumps from the starting platform into the pool on the final day of the three day meet.

Alexandra Apatiga, Editor-in-Chief

April 30, 2018

The Bakersfield College men’s swim team ended the Western State Conference Championships placing third, after a three-day meet against nine community...

Tanner Lopes, a member of the Bakersfield College swim team teaches Braylen Davis how to be comfortable in the water.

Free community swim lessons held for the third year in-a-row at BC

October 23, 2017

The third Annual Free Community Swimming Lessons occurred at Bakersfield College on Oct. 7. The free swimming lessons were coached by Matthew Moon, the...

Mark Moon, the head coach of the men’s and women’s Bakersfield College swim teams, shows off his technique during the swimming relay.

The Bakersfield College swim team holds a six hour swim relay with free lessons

October 23, 2017

The Bakersfield College Swimming team hosted a six-hour relay showcasing some of the team’s athletes and offered free swimming lessons on Oct. 7. Tanner...

Swimmers open season with pentathlon in Ventura

Mason J Rockfellow, Editor-in-Chief

February 17, 2016

After the recent Western State Conference Pentathlon, swim coach Matt Moon said that the swimmers are off to a good start and everyone did what they were hoping for, but there are some things to improve on in the upcoming season. BC traveled to Ventura College on Feb. 12 for the WSC Pentathlon, where each swimmer swam in five 100-meter events: freestyle, backstroke, butterfly,...

BC swim coach to offer free lessons to children

Chris Miller, Reporter

September 10, 2015

On Sept. 19, Bakersfield College will be hosting free swim lessons for children taught by BC’s swim coach Matt Moon. The lessons will be first come, first serve and will last approximately 20 minutes for each participant. The focus of each lesson will depend on the swimming capabilities of the child. The lessons will range from basic water safety skills to more advanced...

Swim team ready for WSC Championship

Swim team ready for WSC Championship

April 8, 2015

The William A. Wheeler Aquatic Center at Bakersfield College, home of the over $3 million Olympic-sized Italian-imported pool, was finally put to use on...

Swimmers dive into a dual meet

Mohamed Bafakih, Sports Editor

March 9, 2015

Before returning back to L.A. Valley this past weekend for a dual swim meet featuring Bakersfield College, Citrus, L.A. Valley, Santa Barbara and Santa Monica, the Renegade swim teams participated in the 30th Annual Mt. San Antonio College Swimming and Diving Invitational from Feb. 19-21. Alongside 16 other schools, BC took third overall combining for 939 points (women-390,...

Both swim teams prepare for the WSC pentathlon at LA Valley

Mohamed Bafakih

February 4, 2015

After a season full of splashes with numerous broken records and a Western State Conference championship on the women’s end, with the men coming in at third, Bakersfield College swimming quickly approaches this season, which will take its first dive at the WSC Pentathlon on Feb. 13 at L.A. Valley College. “For the most part, they’re ready for the season and ready to...

Swimming takes first and second

Daniel Ojeda and Elias C. Ahumada, Reporters

April 2, 2014

Roundup   The Bakersfield College swim teams competed in their third Western State Conference meet of the season. The men’s swim team finished in first place with 148 points, just ahead of second place finisher Ventura College. Andrew Hargis took first place in the men’s 200-yard individual medley with a time of 1:59.55. Hargis also managed to take first ...

Renegade swimmers set school records

Jason Reed, Sports Editor

May 1, 2013

By Jason Reed Sports Editor With 22 other schools against them, the Bakersfield College women’s swim team was able to finish in 15th place, scoring 61 points, and the men took 27th place, competing against 33 other teams, at the California Community College State Meet on April 25-27. “It went pretty well,” BC coach Matt Moon said on his thoughts of how things we...

BC swim teams head to Western State Conference

BC swim teams head to Western State Conference

April 17, 2013

By Jason Reed Sports Editor The Bakersfield College swim team had no problem defeating College of the Canyons on April 5 in a Western State Conference...

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