• By JON METTUS jmettus@bakersfield.com
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A large group of the Foothill girls soccer team charged after forward Alexis Corona. Another chunk of the team had its sights set on goalie Alicia Ramirez. Eventually, the two celebratory masses turned into one giant pile with the two players largely responsible for Foothill’s win in the middle.

  • BY JON METTUS jmettus@bakersfield.com
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The 2017-18 version of Cal State Bakersfield wrestler Sean Nickell can be condensed into one word: better. He’s feeling better, wrestling at 133 pounds instead of 125 like last season, and wrestling better, according to head coach Manny Rivera, in terms of energy and improved technique.

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On tonight's edition of BVarsity Nightly with Trevor Horn, we go over a huge night of Kern County preps sports with baseball highlights from Stockdale, lots of goals scored by Liberty in the Central Section Division I girls soccer semifinals over Visalia-Redwood and Liberty boys basketball o…

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The Cal State Bakersfield women’s basketball team tightened its grip on the top spot in the Western Athletic Conference with its seventh win in a row. The Roadrunners earned their second straight blowout, taking down Grand Canyon, 69-40, on the road on Saturday.

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Bakersfield College baseball (5-9) lost its fourth game in a row, falling to Golden West (7-4), 3-1, on Saturday. It was the closest of the three contests between the two teams in the last three days. BC has lost six of its last eight games.

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The first win of the 2018 season hasn’t come easy for Cal State Bakersfield softball. The Roadrunners lost a pair of games on Saturday at the Bulldog Classic in Fresno to fall to 0-9 to start the year.

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Independence girls soccer coach Jordan Shwora felt a combination of excitement and relief following his team’s Central Section Division III quarterfinal game against visiting Lemoore on Friday night.

  • BY JON METTUS jmettus@bakersfield.com
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Cal State Bakersfield baseball head coach Jeremy Beard knew there would be turbulence in his first season as permanent head coach with a roster filled with more newcomers than returners.

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The Bakersfield College softball team split a pair of games Friday in a tournament in Reedley.

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Last year's Central Section Division IV championship game loss is something the Arvin boys soccer team hasn't forgotten, or yet fully gotten over.

  • BY JON METTUS jmettus@bakersfield.com
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All of Bakersfield College’s spring sports are finally in full swing. The Renegades recently held a media day where The Californian caught up with athletes and coaches from a few of the sports.

  • BY MIKE GRIFFITH mgriffith@bakersfield.com
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The biggest race in Kern County — the 60th edition of the famed March Meet — is two weeks away, but there will be a preview of what’s to come this weekend at Auto Club Famoso Raceway.

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The Bakersfield College women’s basketball team finished out the regular season with an 88-60 loss at College of the Canyons on Wednesday. BC ended the season at 10-15 overall and 4-4 in the Western State Conference’s South Division. A playoff bid is unlikely.

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Bakersfield College’s men’s basketball team was in position to win the conference with a few games remaining, but the Renegades dropped three of their final four games to end the regular season. The final game was an 81-77 loss to College of the Canyons on the road on Wednesday.

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On tonight's edition of BVarsity Nightly with Trevor Horn, check out highlights from Bakersfield's 72-52 win over Liberty to clinch the Southwest Yosemite League boys basketball title.