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High school notebook: South team victorious in Central Section soccer all-star games

BCHS' Raegan Staib scored a goal in the Central Section girls all-star soccer game.

It seems fitting that an event Bakersfield Christian coaches promoted so well had such an Eagles flavor to it over the weekend.

In the Central Section boys and girls all-star games at Lindsay High on Saturday, the South squads - comprised of Kern County athletes - swept the North squads in both games.

In the girls game, BCHS senior Raegan Staib scored a first half goal in the 40th minutes to give the South a 1-0 halftime lead before Staib’s high school teammate Hannah Kind scored a goal early in the second half in a 3-0 win.

“It was fun to see them put the

Elmer DeFrese, 86, and Kathleen DeFrese, 78. caught these 35-to-40-pound halibut using small fish as bait at Ninilchik, Alaska on June 10.

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