Short throws, long throws or something in between, Fresno-Central sophomore quarterback Trent Tompkins put the ball in the vicinity of his receivers Friday night and let them do the rest.

MIAMI — The Cleveland Browns have been through their share of quarterbacks since the franchise returned to the NFL in 1999. After injuries to Robert Griffin III and Josh McCown in consecutive weeks, the team will have its fifth different starting quarterback in five straight regular-season g…

We're officially ending the non-league season for many teams this week (how did that happen so fast?), and most of the rest will do so next week. In fact, some leagues — looking at you, South Sequoia and West Yosemite — start league play this Friday.

Action from the first Southwest Yosemite League cross country meet from Yokuts Park on Wednesday, plus interviews with three athletes in tonight's show.

The announcement that football practices and all outdoor sporting events in the Kern High School District were canceled Tuesday did not change the way Bakersfield High football coach Paul Golla was going to prepare for Friday’s game against Valencia.

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A week after Fresno-Central routed then-No. 1 Liberty, the new No. 1, Clovis, nearly went down in Bakersfield, too. But the Cougars were able to stop Stockdale on a two-point conversion attempt with 2.8 seconds remaining and survive, 28-27.

Lee Begin usually doesn’t need a lot of motivation to score at will for the Garces boys water polo team. When he did need motivation on Saturday, he used it well in a 12-3 win over Fresno-San Joaquin Memorial.

JR Layman rushed for 70 yards and two touchdowns on 15 carries to lead Independence to a 49-26 home victory over South (2-2). Layman also went 6 for 7 passing for 112 yards and another score for the Falcons (1-3).

On Thursday's BVarsity Live Preview Show, co-hosts Zach Ewing and Trevor Horn predict all of the football games this weekend involving Kern County schools.

Since 1923, Griffith Field has been home to the Bakersfield High football program, populated by future NCAA and NFL players and decorated with CIF state banners raised because of the work done on that famed site.

Remember when I said last week that it felt like a big stunner or two was coming in Week 3? I'd say that Central's shutout victory over Liberty would qualify. It was as much about how good the Grizzlies looked as how mediocre the Patriots looked. We know that wasn't the real Liberty team, fo…

In the middle of September, high school volleyball programs play hectic schedules of weekend-long tournaments throughout the state interspersed with great non-league matches like the one played at Centennial on Wednesday.