High school basketball coaches have enough nightmares, especially when the playoffs arrive, thinking about opposing defenses, wondering if players will step up or whether calls will go their way.
The Bakersfield Christian boys basketball team, after blowing a 25-point lead, trailed by two points late in its Central Section Division IV first round playoff game Wednesday at Foothill.
Two errors in the third inning led to four unearned runs and helped Cal State Fullerton hand Cal State Bakersfield a 7-2 loss Wednesday afternoon in the Roadrunners’ softball home opener.
HOUSTON — Cal State Bakersfield senior diver Carlee Burks, a Centennial High graduate, placed second Wednesday in the 3-meter board at the Western Athletic Conference Swimming and Diving Championships.
Archie Parks has joked that maybe not having Griffith Field available this season would help break the streak of his Bakersfield High boys soccer team being eliminated in the Central Section Division I boys soccer quarterfinals.
It was a déjà vu moment for the Bakersfield Christian girls soccer team when the referee’s whistle sounded, signifying the end of the Eagles’ Central Section Division IV semifinal against Strathmore.
Joey LaLeggia had filled in a bit at forward last season, so when Condors coach Gerry Fleming asked him to make the switch from defense on a permanent basis midway through December, he didn’t hesitate.
The Bakersfield College men’s basketball team, champion of the Western State Conference South Division, was richly rewarded with the conference’s two major awards Tuesday.
Video highlights from Clovis North vs Bakersfield in Central Section Division I boys soccer quarterfinals, Stockdale hosting Independence in the softball opener for both teams and courtesy video of game-winner for Stockdale over Fresno-Bullard in D-I girls basketball playoffs opening round.
GLENDALE, Ariz. — Radim Vrbata capped Arizona’s three-goal first period and the Coyotes held on for 3-2 victory over the Anaheim Ducks on Monday night.
The Arvin Boxing Club will host this year’s Central California Golden Glove tournament. The event will be 5-9 p.m Friday and Saturday at the Bakersfield Dome, 2201 V St. The proceeds of the event will go to the Arvin Boxing Club to help raise money for a new van to take the kids traveling. F…
The Bakersfield College baseball team’s struggles at the plate continue causing the Renegades to drop both ends of a doubleheader to Golden West College, 12-2 and 6-2, at Gerry Collis Field on Saturday.
TEMPE, Ariz. — Although Mike Trout is a fairly well-known baseball player at this point, he still made his way around the Los Angeles Angels' clubhouse on Saturday morning to introduce himself to several new teammates.
LOS ANGELES — Aleksander Barkov scored the go-ahead goal 15 seconds into the third period, Roberto Luongo made 33 saves and the Florida Panthers beat the Los Angeles Kings 3-2 on Saturday night for their fourth straight win.
Bakersfield senior Navonte Demison and Frontier senior Jonathan Garcia were the two locals that won individual titles at the Central Section Yosemite Divisional wrestling championships at East High on Saturday.
Friday's predicted rain for Bakersfield finally began falling in the early afternoon and within minutes, Cal State Bakersfield announced the scheduled Friday night season opener against Utah had been rained out.
ANAHEIM — Jaromir Jagr scored the go-ahead goal in the second period and James Reimer made 35 saves as the Florida Panthers defeated the Anaheim Ducks 4-1 on Friday night for their third consecutive win.
Thrust into the head coach’s role for Cal State Bakersfield baseball late in the offseason, Jeremy Beard hopes to spark a turnaround from a disappointing 2016 season by focusing on two things above all else: playing good defense and being aggressive on the bases.
LEMOORE — Selma dominated the Central Section Girls Wrestling Championships once again, but Kern County came away with its share of the hardware Thursday in Lemoore.
The state’s top-ranked wrestler in 10 of 14 weight classes, according to The California Wrestler, will be at East High this weekend for the Central Section’s Yosemite Divisional boys wrestling championships.
Bakersfield College’s men’s basketball team has more than a week to prepare for its playoff opener, likely next Friday against an opponent to be announced Monday.