The Renegade Rip

Early exit for tennis teams at state

Marcus Castro, Contributing Editor

May 3, 2016

Bakersfield College tennis teams competed in state competition where they did not make it too far. The state tournament was held in Ojai on April 21-24. BC men’s tennis team had three singles players in the state competition where only one had a winning match. Austin Lee of BC won his first match against Trevor Samuda of Chabot College 6-1, 1-6, 6-3. Lee went on...

Renegade tennis falls into a slump

Renegade tennis falls into a slump

Marcus Castro, Contributing Editor

March 1, 2016

Both men’s and women’s Bakersfield College tennis teams lost two matches and won one since Feb. 20. The men’s team (5-5) played Fresno City College...

Renegades tennis off to a hot start

Marcus Castro, Contributing Editor

February 17, 2016

After being winless last season, BC women’s tennis stayed undefeated as the Renegades improved their record to 4-0. The women traveled to Visalia to play against College of the Sequoias where they won 5-4. BC previously had a match with COS at home where they also won 5-4. The singles winners were: BC’s Riley Tucker vs. Mimi Mercado (6-0, 6-3), BC’s Brittany Aguilar...

Tennis serving up the heat

Marcus Castro, Contributing Editor

February 3, 2016

After a rough 2015 season for both Bakersfield College men’s and women’s tennis teams, they opened with wins and are striving for a winning record this season. BC men’s tennis closed out last season with a 3-10 record, and coach Nicholas Jacobs explained that he doesn’t see that repeating this season. “For the men, I have pretty high expectations,” said Jacobs. The...

Season over for BC tennis

Daniel Ojeda, Contributing Editor

April 8, 2015

The tennis season came to a close with a resounding thud as the men's and women's tennis teams each lost their remaining two games to close out the season. The men's tennis team beat Los Angeles Pierce College to end a three-game losing streak but ran into two teams undefeated in league play that are also on their way to the postseason. First up was Ventura College (10-3),...

Tennis strives to win

Daniel Ojeda, Contributing Editor

March 19, 2015

The struggles have continued for the Bakersfield College tennis teams as the season has bounced along and despite some improved play both teams had losing streaks extended. Despite playing at home, the men’s tennis team (2-6) dropped both matches at BC, losing to Ventura College (6-3) by the score of 9-0 and to Glendale College (7-5) 7-2. Glendale has had the Renegades...

The struggle continues for BC tennis teams

Daniel Ojeda, Contributing Editor

March 9, 2015

A tumultuous season continued for the Bakersfield College tennis teams as both squads continued to struggle at the season’s midway point. Despite a losing streak of five consecutive matches and placing fifth at the Modesto JC Tournament, the men's tennis team currently finds itself in third place in the Western State division, behind first place Ventura College (2-0) and...

Tennis team trying to figure it out as season continues

Daniel Ojeda, Contributing Editor

February 24, 2015

The Bakersfield College tennis teams have swung into action and despite some early season struggles, first year head coach Nick Jacobs isn’t faulting either of his teams start. “Despite the way we have started, going into any match against any team I never felt like we were outmatched,” Jacobs said. The men’s tennis team started off the season with an easy win...

BC tennis ready for opener

Daniel Ojeda, Contributing Editor

February 4, 2015

The Bakersfield College tennis seasons are almost in full swing and first-year head coach Nicolas Jacobs is ready to lead both Renegade squads. “We want to compete in conference. I want to make sure every practice and every game these players are giving me 110 percent,” said Jacobs. It was a struggle for both the men’s and women's tennis teams last season, and Jacobs...

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 ...

New coaching staff for BC tennis

Robert Mullen, Sports Editor

February 5, 2014

The Bakersfield College tennis teams are starting the season with new coaches. Head coach Robert Garbell came in to replace Terri Lynott in December. Estefania Limpias has replaced Charles Provencio as assistant coach. These personnel changes were required after former head coach Lynott chose not to return after the 2013 season, and coach Provencio’s decision to become...

Lynott OK with both teams results

Robert Mullen, Reporter

April 17, 2013

By Robert Mullen Reporter Both Bakersfield College tennis teams have completed their regular season play, finishing up with conference playoffs at Ventura April 5-6. Nancy Ramirez, and Leah Stewart, both have qualified in singles for the Western State Conference championships, while Stewart and Jackie Griffin have qualified as one doubles team, and Karissa Coronel and Emily E...

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