Julio Alcantar’s highly competitive nature doesn’t have an off switch.
ANAHEIM — Ben Revere scored the winning run from second base on a passed ball and a throwing error by catcher Yasmani Grandal, and the Los Angeles Angels blew a ninth-inning lead before beating the Los Angeles Dodgers 3-2 on Wednesday night.
Fireworks will light the sky Saturday night at Kern County Raceway Park, but not before plenty of racing action on all three asphalt tracks.
Stockdale boys tennis coach Dave Hillestad started to say his top player, Brandon Park, was "competitive," but he stopped and searched for a better word.
Frank Thiessen has won 24 Central Section championships as the coach of Bakersfield Christian's girls and boys tennis teams, but this year's boys title stuck out for a few reasons.
The Cal State Bakersfield athletic department announced Tuesday in an email that it will discontinue funding for the women’s water polo and men’s golf programs.
LOS ANGELES — Kenta Maeda pitched four-hit ball over seven innings in a spot start, Joc Pederson hit a three-run homer and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Angels 4-0 on Tuesday night at Dodger Stadium.
LOS ANGELES — Ricky Nolasco pitched into the seventh inning to pick up his first win in almost two months, Yunel Escobar drove in two runs and the Los Angeles Angels snapped the Dodgers' 10-game winning streak, 4-0 on Monday night.
The Bakersfield Starz 10U baseball team traveled to Reno last week to compete against teams from across the nation in the Youth Baseball Nationals. The boys went 7-1 for the tournament scoring 86 runs while allowing 16. This is their second championship having also won the Nationals in Myrtl…
LOS ANGELES — Clayton Kershaw threw six innings and Joc Pederson kept the streaking Dodgers' power surge alive with a home run in a 4-0 victory over the Colorado Rockies on Saturday, Los Angeles' ninth consecutive win.
Drivers headed down California Avenue near Bakersfield High this summer can see a historical facelift up close.
LOS ANGELES — Yasiel Puig homered and left-hander Alex Wood kept his record perfect as the streaking Los Angeles Dodgers defeated the NL West rival Colorado Rockies 6-1 on Friday night for their eighth consecutive victory.
Bakersfield High principal David Reese gave The Californian a first-hand tour of the continued construction at Griffith Field with a new all-weather track, new grass and plenty of state-of-the-art facilities that will be in place for the home opener on Sept. 29 versus Ridgeview.
EL SEGUNDO — Lonzo Ball is staying home with the Los Angeles Lakers, and the point guard is one big part of Magic Johnson's grand plan to return them to championship contention.
LOS ANGELES — Joc Pederson hit a go-ahead home run in the seventh and the Los Angeles Dodgers used the long ball again to power past the New York Mets 6-3 on Thursday night and complete a four-game sweep.
LOS ANGELES — Yasiel Puig hit a three-run homer, Yasmani Grandal added two solo shots and the streaking Los Angeles Dodgers took over first place in the NL West by battering New York Mets pitching again for an 8-2 victory Wednesday night.
NEW YORK — Yankees manager Joe Girardi finally got to use the overpowering 1-2 at the back of his bullpen, getting innings from Dellin Betances and Aroldis Chapman in the same game for the first time since early May.
LOS ANGELES — Corey Seager hit three homers in a game for the second time in his young career and the Los Angeles Dodgers went deep five times in a 12-0 victory over the New York Mets on Tuesday night.
You can take the California League out of Bakersfield, but you can’t take Bakersfield out of the California League – not entirely, anyway.
NEW YORK — Cameron Maybin hit a tiebreaking home run off struggling reliever Tyler Clippard to spark a three-run seventh inning, and the Los Angeles Angels beat New York 8-3 Tuesday night to extend the Yankees' losing streak to seven games — their longest in a single season since April 2007.
LOS ANGELES — Dodgers rookie Cody Bellinger became the fastest player to 21 home runs in baseball history, connecting in his first two at-bats against New York Mets right-hander Zack Wheeler on Monday night.
ANAHEIM — Albert Pujols, Cameron Maybin and Luis Valbuena each homered and Alex Meyer dominated for six innings as part of a two-hitter, helping the Los Angeles Angels beat Kansas City 9-0 on Saturday to snap the Royals' six-game winning streak.
FRISCO, Texas — Tyrone Crawford might only be 27, but with his sixth NFL season rapidly approaching, the former Bakersfield College standout is clearly a veteran leader for the Dallas Cowboys.