INDIANAPOLIS — At the end of 500 miles around Indianapolis Motor Speedway, it was a former Formula One driver who took the checkered flag.
VISALIA — Jeff Wedel is a rough and ready oil guy who grew up in Wasco, played for the Tigers more than two decades ago and now makes a living at Halliburton.
VISALIA — Rick Sawyer played thousands of games in his lifetime, including four years in Major League Baseball as a pitcher for the New York Yankees and the San Diego Padres.
FRESNO — For Mike D’Amato and the Independence High softball team it was mission accomplished in more ways than one Saturday afternoon at Margie Wright Field at Fresno State.
MESA, Ariz. — It may not have been pretty, but the Cal State Bakersfield baseball teams dream for a Western Athletic Conference championship is still alive.
Jeff Wedel hopes a trail of “tiger tails” will follow his team north on Highway 99 this morning, with Visalia as the destination.
Cal State Bakersfield’s offense and a big start from Andrew Hansen carried the Roadrunners through two elimination games at the Western Athletic Conference Baseball Tournament on Friday in Mesa, Ariz.
Braxton Huggins, the star Mira Monte basketball player who has started for New Mexico State the past two seasons, will transfer to Fresno State for his senior season, he announced on his Instagram account Friday.
LOS ANGELES — Alex Wood allowed two hits over five scoreless innings, Chase Utley and Adrian Gonzalez homered, and the Los Angeles Dodgers defeated the Chicago Cubs 4-0 on Friday night in the series opener.
Let’s get this out of the way first: I was skeptical about the new baseball team inhabiting Sam Lynn Ballpark, the Bakersfield Train Robbers.
If Cal State Bakersfield is to win the Western Athletic Conference Baseball Tournament, the Roadrunners will have to do it the hard way.
Since the High Desert League moved into the Central Section for the 2013-14 school year, the league has been shut out of the softball championships.
With just three episodes left in the 2016-17 school year, BVarsity Live co-hosts Zach Ewing and Trevor Horn welcomed in the Wasco baseball team and Independence's softball coach as a preview to the Central Section championships this weekend.
Naithen Dewsnap has a menacing look, even by baseball closer standards: He stands 6-foot-4, his cap pulled low and his bushy red beard hiding his expression, and he whips the ball in from an angle that batters aren’t used to seeing.
Wild momentum swings, big hits and a little craziness sprinkled in. Just another Clovis vs. Stockdale playoff baseball game.
Landn Kauk and his Highland teammates were so excited that they had to hold themselves back from going into full-blown celebration mode after the Scots claimed a thrilling 6-5 Central Section Division III semifinal victory over visiting Kerman on Wednesday.
It’s not a traditional opening day, and it’s not a traditional league, but it is professional baseball, and it returns to Bakersfield tonight.
In the final episode of BVarsity Nightly of the school year in studio for host Trevor Horn, we highlight the Central Section Division III baseball semifinals between No. 5 Garces at No. 1 Porterville.
The Stockdale softball team went nearly an entire calendar year without a loss to a Central Section opponent.
This year, Independence’s softball team left no doubt – either Tuesday or all season long – that it belongs in the Central Section Division III championship game.
TAFT — On one side of the outfield grass, the Taft High softball team sat and somberly listened to their coach, Russell Emberson, give his post-game speech. On the other side, Kerman’s players smiled and posed for celebratory photos.
In tonight's episode of BVarsity Nightly, highlights from the Clovis' 4-2 upset win over Stockdale in the Central Section Division I semifinals, plus a full recap of all 12 section semifinal games.
SAN ANTONIO — Stephen Curry scored 36 points and the Golden State Warriors closed out the Western Conference Final against the injury-ravaged San Antonio Spurs with a 129-115 victory Monday night, becoming the first team in league history to start the playoffs 12-0.
For Bakersfield High senior Navonte Demison, the Tyack Award he received Monday was a great opportunity to look back on a storied high school career.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — It took the help of eight walks and a couple of wild pitches for the Los Angeles Angels to post their 11th one-run win of the season.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Different players just keep stepping up for the Nashville Predators, and now their magical postseason run has an even bigger destination: the franchise's first trip to the Stanley Cup Final.
Northwest Bakersfield Baseball AAA Pirate Champions. Finished regular season in second place with a 11-3 record but won overall division championship in playoffs with a 12-7 victory over the undefeated Dodgers.