LOOMIS — A Bakersfield High team that overcame adversity to have a magical season finally met its match Saturday night.
With his team trailing 7-4 early in the American Division championship game of the Lloyd Williams KSFCU Shootout against Bakersfield High, Ridgeview coach Michael Martin screamed out, “We got to be tough tonight.”
LOS ANGELES — Chris Paul scored 20 points and dished out a season-high 20 assists, and the Los Angeles Clippers extended the woes of the New Orleans Pelicans with a 133-105 rout on Saturday night at Staples Center.
Paola Hernandez posted three individual wins and anchored Cal State Bakersfield’s winning 400-yard freestyle relay team to highlight the Roadrunners’ effort in Saturday’s dual meet against Fresno State.
VICTOR VALLEY — Pedro Corona placed fourth at 133 pounds for Bakersfield College’s top finish at the California Community College Athletic Association state wrestling championships that concluded Saturday.
UPDATED, 10:04 p.m.: Two kneel-downs, and it's over. Final score in an instant classic: Bakersfield Christian 28, Selma 27. BCHS will play at home next Saturday for a state championship.
Paul Golla has always said the key to success for his football program is being able to throw the ball consistently well to keep defenses honest.
LOS ANGELES — Eric Bledsoe scored 30 points and handed out nine assists, sparking the Phoenix Suns to a 119-115 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers on Friday night at Staples Center.
Bakersfield Christian beat Selma 28-27 for the CIF Southern California Division 4AA regional title and will host Morada-Campolindo for the state championship next Saturday at 6 p.m.
VICTORVILLE — Six of the eight Bakersfield College wrestlers who earned spots in the California Community College state wrestling championships have advanced to Saturday’s final day of action and could finish as high as third in their respective weight classes.
KANSAS CITY, Mo — Thanks to a strong first-half effort from its offense, the Kansas City Chiefs took control of the AFC West with a 21-13 victory over the Oakland Raiders in a Thursday night meeting at Arrowhead Stadium.
When Darren Carr became Bakersfield Christian’s football coach last year, he had an uncommon problem: The guy he wanted to be his offensive coordinator — his older brother — still wanted to play in the NFL.
Record-holders, a former Olympian and an outstanding athlete who’s now a doctor going into the Bob Elias Kern County Sports Hall of Fame in February.
SANTA BARBARA — Jaylunn English and Kyle Sturm had 14 points each and Jamar Hammonds added 12 points to lead Bakersfield College to a 76-66 men’s basketball win over L.A. Valley at the Santa Barbara tournament.
In today's segment, co-hosts Zach Ewing and Trevor Horn were joined by the four football coaches playing in the two CIF state regional bowl games involving Bakersfield High and Bakersfield Christian.
Cal State Bakersfield’s men’s basketball team returns home Saturday for its first home game against a Division I opponent since Nov. 22 and the memorable 71-63 win over Fresno State, a game that was much more lopsided most of the way than that score indicates.
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — In its fifth road game in 11 days, the CSU Bakersfield men’s basketball team earned its first road win of the season by dominating Northern Arizona 81-47 on Monday.
OAKLAND — Derek Carr threw for 260 yards and two touchdowns, and the Oakland Raiders came from behind to score 29 unanswered points and defeat the Buffalo Bills 38-24 at the Oakland Coliseum on Sunday.
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — Tom Brady stopped by the dinner that owner Robert Kraft threw for the 15-year celebration of the 2001 New England championship team Saturday night to say hi to his former teammates.
LOS ANGELES — Thaddeus Young scored 17 points, and Paul George and Rodney Stuckey contributed 16 apiece, helping the Indiana Pacers earn an 111-102 victory over the Los Angeles Clippers on Sunday night at Staples Center.
Colton Schmidt knows how many punters there are that would love to have his job. After all, it’s only been three years since he was one of them.