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Justin Davis hit a 3-pointer with 1.9 seconds left to lift Cal State Bakersfield to a 64-62 victory over Idaho in the semifinals of the Great Alaska Shootout on Friday night in Anchorage, Alaska.

  • BY JON METTUS jmettus@bakersfield.com

FRESNO — For Fresno-San Joaquin Memorial, it seemed like every play went right. And for Bakersfield Christian it seemed like every play went horribly wrong. All that added up to blowout in Fresno on Friday night.

  • BY TREVOR HORN thorn@bakersfield.com

FRESNO — No football team wants a season defined by a 10-minute stretch, but that may be the truth for Bakersfield, and the Drillers know it.


An inmate at minimum security North Kern State Prison who had escaped on Nov. 3 was found in Sonora on Friday.

  • BY KELLY ARDIS kardis@bakersfield.com

With Thanksgiving over and most of the leftovers eaten, it's officially Christmastime. But if you find yourself in need of some decoration inspiration when it comes to decking the halls this year, one downtown home is sure to spark some yuletide imagination.

  • BY JON METTUS jmettus@bakersfield.com

Bakersfield College’s once promising season with state title aspirations ended with three straight losses, including a 37-10 domination by Long Beach in the Patriotic Bowl. At its best, BC was ranked No. 5 in the state in 2017, but closed the year ranked 15th.

  • BY ROBERT PRICE rprice@bakersfield.com

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