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.
Jeff Wedel hopes a trail of “tiger tails” will follow his team north on Highway 99 this morning, with Visalia as the destination.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
CLOVIS — The boys 800 meters has become a Kern County speciality, and Moises Medrano has added his name to the illustrious list of local champions in the event.
TULARE — Clovis North senior Daly Meinert was a two-time Central Section boys tennis singles champion, and he was holding nothing back in search of his third title Saturday at Mission Oak High School.
Highland’s Rick Mayberry and Stockdale’s Dave Lonsinger have used similar coaching strategies in hopes of a big payoff in two weeks.
Rick Sawyer gathered his Highland baseball team around after Madera South scored two runs in the top of the first inning in Friday’s Central Section Division III quarterfinals.
There was no question Stockdale’s baseball team knew the scorecard entering its playoff matchup with Fresno-Bullard: The Knights had knocked the Mustangs out of the playoffs in each of the past three seasons.
Two local players, both sophomores, have advanced to the singles semifinals at the Central Section boys tennis individual championships today at Tulare-Mission Oak.
In today's edition of BVarsity Nightly, highlights from Highland's 16-6 win over Madera South in the Central Section Division III quarterfinals.
The Stockdale softball team is back in the Central Section semifinals, and this time the Mustangs don’t have to leave home to get there.
With two outs in the bottom of the second Thursday, nobody on base and the bottom third of the order due up, it would have been easy for Independence’s softball team to start preparing for the next inning.
Stockdale sophomore Brandon Park is the highest-seeded local singles player at the Central Section boys tennis individual championships today and Saturday at Tulare-Mission Oak.
In tonight's edition of BVarsity Nightly, highlights from Stockdale's 4-2 win over Liberty in the Central Section Division I softball quarterfinals.
In this week's episode of BVarsity Live, co-hosts Zach Ewing and Trevor Horn hit all things Kern County prep sports in the hour-long show as the playoff season is at full steam in the Central Section.
As Bakersfield Mayor Karen Goh began reeling off Ryan Crowley’s accolades Wednesday night, it was easy to wonder where all of his drive, determination and commitment to the community comes from.
New Fresno State football coach Jeff Tedford knows the Central Valley well enough to know that Wednesday’s temperatures in the low 70s were not normal for Bakersfield in mid-May.
Fresno State football coach Jeff Tedford and other members of the athletic department took part in a fundraiser Wednesday at Bakersfield Country Club.
The 12th annual Driller Football Hall of Fame dinner and induction ceremony is May 18 at the Marriott Hotel Ballroom in downtown Bakersfield. The night starts with a 5:30 p.m. social hour and continues with dinner at 7 and the induction ceremony at 8:15.