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Wrestling is more than just hugging in the ring

Wrestling is more than just hugging in the ring

Karla Gutierrez, Photo Editor

March 7, 2018

Filed under Columns

In professional wrestling, there are many different styles. Many people think it’s just two people hugging in the ring, but it’s more than that, trust...

BC wrestling finishes first at conference tournament

BC wrestling finishes first at conference tournament

November 16, 2016

The Bakersfield College wrestling program secured a crucial victory in its quest for state ranking at season’s end. The Renegades secured first place...

BC wrestling gaining early experience

BC wrestling gaining early experience

September 20, 2016

Bakersfield College’s wrestling team has gotten off to a strong start, opening the 2016 season with five impressive dual victories, and two, somewhat...

Young team eager to see competition

Young team eager to see competition

September 7, 2016

Bakersfield College wrestling had high hopes last season as the team worked its way through the postseason grind, but came up short in the California State...

Wrestling looks ahead to Regional

Marcus Castro, Editor in Chief

December 2, 2015

Filed under Sports

The Bakersfield College wrestling team competed in one last tournament before they move on to the postseason. The team traveled to East LA College on Nov. 21 to compete in The Brawl. BC finished the tournament in third place out of 11 teams. “We had some ups and downs. You know, The Brawl is actually a good testing ground for us. We had some guys wrestle real well. ...

Five conference champs for BC wrestling

Five conference champs for BC wrestling

November 18, 2015

[Photos by Marcus Castro] After a two-week break, the Bakersfield College wrestling team hosted the SCWA Conference Tournament where BC had five c...

BC places sixth out of 26 at Meathead

Marcus Castro, Editor in Chief

November 4, 2015

Filed under Sports

Bakersfield College wrestling competed in the Meathead Movers Invitational on Oct. 24 where they were toward the top of the tournament. BC placed sixth as a team out of 26 teams with a score of 71.5. BC had a B-team and C-team compete with the B-team placing 19th with a score of 7, and the C-team placing 26th with a score of 0.5. Sacramento City took first place with...

Travel hazards disrupt wrestling team

Marcus Castro, Editor in Chief

October 21, 2015

Filed under Sports

Bakersfield College’s wrestling team has stepped up as it took third in the Mike Tamana Invitational held at Modesto College. BC took third place with a team score of 118.5. San Antonio College took second place with a team score of 186.5, and Fresno City College placed first with a team score of 245. BC had seven wrestlers place in the top five of their weight class. Pedro...

Clark medals in Greece at Veterans World Wrestling Championships

Mohamed Bafakih, Online/Sports Editor

October 21, 2015

Filed under Sports

Bakersfield College head wrestling coach Brett Clark left for the Veterans World Wrestling Championships in Athens, Greece early morning on Oct. 11 with a simple plan: “I want to win. I wouldn’t be going if I didn’t think I could win…I think I have a good shot to win and so does my son [Jason],” Clark said. Clark weighed in at 130 kg, or 286 pounds, and wrestled...

Casper looks toward state after 4-year departure

Casper looks toward state after 4-year departure

October 21, 2015

Bakersfield College’s Torrey Casper took a break from wrestling and is back to show himself and his son that it’s not too late to pursue something...

BC’s wrestling team in the mix among some of the state’s best

Marcus Castro, Editor in Chief

October 8, 2015

Filed under Sports

The Bakersfield College wrestling team found itself near the middle of the pack in its two most-recent tournaments. BC traveled to Lemoore to compete in the West Hills College tournament on Sept. 26 where there were 17 teams. BC finished in eighth place with a team score of 57.5. Fresno City College won the tournament with a team score of 154.5. Pedro Sarabia (125...

Wrestling team starts to scramble for some victories

Wrestling team starts to scramble for some victories

September 23, 2015

[Photos By: Joe Bergman and Mason J. Rockfellow] Bakersfield College’s wrestling team opened their season with a home tournament where they struggled...

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