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Bob Elias Hall of Fame: Chamberlain part of special time at Arvin High

Arvin coach Chuck Chamberlain gives instructions to quarterback Sergio Acosta during a game against Tehachapi in 2000.

As young adults, Chuck Chamberlain and his wife, Marsha, wanted to leave the cold weather of Colorado.

That turned out to be one of the best things to happen to Arvin High athletics.

Chamberlain spent 37 years as a teacher and coach at Arvin, including 31 years as the varsity football head coach from 1970 until his retirement in 2001.

Chamberlain is among four new inductees into the 50th class of the Bob Elias Kern County Sports Hall of Fame. The annual induction dinner will be held Feb. 25 at the Rabobank Arena Convention Center on Truxtun Avenue.

Joining

Frontier High's Brooke Ming, right, and Liberty High's Paige Rogers fight to control the ball in their Wednesday game.

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The result is simple: Win, and the title is yours. But it’s that pesky need to go out and perform that makes this final week of the regular season for high school soccer so intriguing. Of the eight league races going in Kern County, five are still up for grabs. Boys soccer In the Southwest

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