The story of Orlando “El Gato” Melendez officially has passed into legend.
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.
The Bakersfield College women’s team kept their unbeaten season alive on Thursday with a 5-4 victory on the road against Santa Monica in Western State Conference play.
Video highlights of five Kern County wrestlers that won Central Section girls wrestling titles in Lemoore. Plus full recap of locals in the Central Section girls soccer quarterfinals.
OREM, Utah — Cal State Bakersfield’s men’s basketball team won its seventh straight game and continued its march toward a possible Western Athletic Conference championship Thursday with an 80-71 victory at Utah Valley.
On a Wednesday night where Ridgeview could have coasted into the Central Section playoffs knowing it would be the No. 1 seed in the Division II playoffs, the Wolf Pack instead picked up a big reason to worry.
CIF state officials held a media conference call on Wednesday afternoon, with the majority of the conversation involving state playoff structure for boys and girls basketball.
LOS ANGELES — Blake Griffin scored 17 points and the Los Angeles Clippers beat the Atlanta Hawks 99-84 on Wednesday night to head into the All-Star break on a four-game winning streak.
LOS ANGELES — DeMarcus Cousins had 40 points and 12 rebounds, and the Sacramento Kings hung on to beat the Los Angeles Lakers 97-96 on Tuesday night for their fourth straight win.
ST. PAUL, Minn. — Anaheim Ducks goalie John Gibson got all the cushion he needed five minutes into a game against the Western Conference-leading Minnesota Wild on Tuesday night.