The 2017 football season is fast approaching with teams beginning fall camp on Monday, less than four weeks before the season opener on Friday, Aug. 25.
The BVarsity Players of the Year in baseball and softball were both named second-team all-state by Cal Hi Sports on Friday.
As Cal Hi Sports, the foremost state-wide authority on high school sports, continues to roll out its baseball and softball accolades, locals are racking them up in a big way.
LOS ANGELES — Jim Bush, who grew up in Bakersfield and guided UCLA to five NCAA track and field championships during his 20 years coaching the Bruins, has died. He was 90.
Bakersfield High beat Ridgeview 53-43 in the championship game at the Man-Son Sports Summer Breeze boys basketball tournament at Riverlakes Ranch on Saturday.
Liberty graduate Dennis Hicks had plans to do a lot of relaxing and a solid amount of training this summer coming off of a very successful freshman season at Cal State Northridge as a long and triple jumper.
Bakersfield High junior varsity boys basketball coach Chris Avis was killed in a single-car accident just outside of Barstow on Wednesday.
There is one Division I college sports program that has produced an NFL Pro Bowler, an NBA All-Star and a Major League Baseball All-Star starter this year, and it’s not a three-sport powerhouse like Florida State or a huge school like Texas.
When Sean Mullen was named the 2016 BVarsity Baseball Player of the Year, he was a hard-throwing sophomore with a complementary bat.
One led a baseball program to the first Central Section title in school history, and the other led his school to its first title since he was a student.
Being ranked as high as No. 6 in the nation and reeling off 21 consecutive wins brings a mixture of fun and pressure to a high school softball team.
Try as you might, but it’s unlikely to find two more polar-opposite athletes in track and field than Daniel Viveros and Moises Medrano.
Aaliyah Wilson’s rise was record-setting, but how she fell and came back is what truly seemed to define the Stockdale standout’s junior season.
Stockdale boys tennis coach Dave Hillestad started to say his top player, Brandon Park, was "competitive," but he stopped and searched for a better word.
Frank Thiessen has won 24 Central Section championships as the coach of Bakersfield Christian's girls and boys tennis teams, but this year's boys title stuck out for a few reasons.
Drivers headed down California Avenue near Bakersfield High this summer can see a historical facelift up close.
Bakersfield High principal David Reese gave The Californian a first-hand tour of the continued construction at Griffith Field with a new all-weather track, new grass and plenty of state-of-the-art facilities that will be in place for the home opener on Sept. 29 versus Ridgeview.
You can take the California League out of Bakersfield, but you can’t take Bakersfield out of the California League – not entirely, anyway.
Heading into his third season as the head coach of the North High football team, Norm Brown doesn’t know if his team will be successful.
Kylee Fahy and Alantis Rede are best friends that have competed against each other on the varsity level since their freshman year at rival high schools in the Southwest Yosemite League.
It didn’t happen Monday, and it might not happen today either, but several local players have hopes of being a late-round pick in the Major League Baseball draft.
The season finale of BVarsity Live on Thursday was supposed to include the top five storylines of the academic year that was from both sports editor Zach Ewing and lead BVarsity writer Trevor Horn, but technical difficulties forced an early end to the show.