The Renegade Rip

Clark takes his roots to Greece

Clark takes his roots to Greece

Mohamed Bafakih, Multimedia/Sports Editor

September 23, 2015

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  Wrestling is a sport that has a rich history – and in Greece – wrestling was born with the help of the Olympics, which took place in ancient...

BC starts slow and fails to recover

Nicholas Torres, Reporter

November 21, 2013

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The Bakersfield College wrestling team endured a tough day at the Southern California Wrestling Association Eastern Conference on Nov. 16. “The scores weren’t indicative of how we compete,” said BC coach Bill Kalivas. “The individuals we had did the best they could, that’s all we can ask for.” Kalivas explained that some of the struggles this year have been...

Two wrestlers place at San Fran tourney

Nicholas Torres, Reporter

November 6, 2013

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Two Bakersfield College wrestlers placed at the San Francisco State Open U21 Tournament on Nov. 3. The team’s placers were 149 pounder Max Ramirez and heavyweight Josh Davis who both finished in fifth place in their respective weight classes. The winners in the two weight classes were Max Hvolbek from Stanford at 149 pounds and Nathan Butler from UNA-Stanford in the...

Wrestling opens season with losses at tourney

Robert Mullen, Reporter

September 25, 2013

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The Bakersfield College wrestling team has opened the season on rough footing, going 1-3 at the Sept. 21 tournament at Mt. San Antonio College. BC suffered losses in the first and second round, against Cerritos College 30-20, and Santa Anna College 39-9, but came around to beat Rio Hondo 24-18 in the third before a fourth-round loss to East L.A. 24-21. While head coach...

Renegade Wrestling Preview 2013

Robert Mullen, Reporter

September 12, 2013

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With only four returning athletes, the Bakersfield College wrestling team may face an uphill battle this season, as it deals with one of the toughest conferences in the state with a team almost entirely composed of freshmen. Head Coach Bill Kalivas seems a little concerned over the youth of the team: “We’re a fairly young team, and in seven of the ten weights we’re...

BC wrestling gets momentum into Regionals with first-place victory

Jason Reed, Reporter

November 28, 2012

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The Bakersfield College wrestling team took first place at the East Los Angeles Duals Nov. 17 at East L.A. College. In a tight-points race from first to third, BC led the way with 89, East L.A. took second with 88, Cerritos College took third with 81, and Victor Valley finished fourth with 60. “It’s kind of a good tune up before the Regionals,” BC coach Bill Kalivas...

BC wrestling takes second

BC wrestling takes second

November 15, 2012

On Nov. 10, the Bakersfield College wrestling team hosted the SCWA East Conference Tournament and was able to finish in second place after a slow start...

BC wrestling takes sixth at Modesto Tournament

Jason Reed, Reporter

October 17, 2012

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After a poor performance in the Santa Ana Tournament on Oct. 6 in which the Bakersfield College wrestling team finished in 12th place, they were able to finish six spots higher on Oct. 13 in the Modesto Tournament. “I think we had a very weak performance,” said coach Bill Kalivas, when asked about the team’s performance in the Santa Ana Tournament. Max Ramirez was...

ROUNDUP: Former BC basketball players take their talents to four-years schools

ROUNDUP: Former BC basketball players take their talents to four-years schools

October 3, 2012

Three former Bakersfield College basketball players from the 2011-2012 team have transferred to four-year schools, and BC coach Rich Hughes said this is...

ROUNDUP: BC wins with late goal

ROUNDUP: BC wins with late goal

September 19, 2012

It was a hard fought battle, but in the end the Bakersfield College Renegades inked out a 1-0 victory over Solana College on Sept. 14. The Renegades...

BC wrestling ready for new season

Jason Reed, Reporter

September 6, 2012

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After a rough season filled with injuries and wrestlers unable to perform due to ineligibility, coach Bill Kalivas and the Bakersfield College wrestling team are back this year to redeem themselves and have bigger goals in mind. After finishing 10th in the state last season shorthanded on wrestlers, Kalivas believes his team can surpass what they accomplished last season...

ROUND UP: Fall semester sports coming to a close

ROUND UP: Fall semester sports coming to a close

November 30, 2011

This season for Bakersfield College women’s golf was filled with great individual performances, but they couldn’t put it together as a team. “I...

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