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CSUB tabs Macaluso as next head baseball coach

At a press conference held Monday at CSUB, Bob Macaluso was named the Roadrunners' new head baseball coach. Macaluso served as an assistant for the 'Runners during the 2015 season.

Bob Macaluso acknowledges he joined Bill Kernen’s coaching staff at Cal State Bakersfield a year ago to perhaps lay the groundwork to eventually become the Roadrunners’ head baseball coach.

That came to fruition Monday. Macaluso, 51, was introduced as Kernen’s successor before an Icardo Room crammed with his players and CSUB administrators, athletics department staff, boosters and students.

“Every coach would like to become a head coach of a Division I program,” said Macaluso, who spent nine seasons as a head coach at Division III Muhlenberg

Liberty running back Quincy Jountti is tripped up by Mission Viejo safety Brenden Schooler in the second quarter at Liberty High School. The Patriots were trailing the Diablos 20-0 at the time.

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Bakersfield Speedway driver Wayne Dotson and his wife, Wendy stand on either side of longtime track announcer Mike Moshier, with Bakersfield mayor Harvey Hall on the far right.

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