We’re about to hit the dog days of summer. But it’s never too early to talk high school football in Kern County.
There is plenty of talented football players gearing up for the 2018 season. With practice beginning next month, here are Trevor Horn's players to watch. Selections were made off past performance, All-League and All-Area selections from a year ago, and preseason prognostications:
Just two years removed from playing college football, Joshua Bocker may seem far too young to be taking over a high school varsity football program.
John Pavletich would typically check out the starting lineups prior to the Cal State Fullerton baseball games and more often than not, he wouldn’t see his then-redshirt freshman son Jake’s name as one of the Titans listed.
FRESNO - Two hours before he took the mound at Chukchansi Park in Fresno, Corbin Burnes sat down with Californian sports editor Teddy Feinberg to talk about his time waiting to get into the major leagues and playing close to home.
Some of the area's top players took the field in Wednesday's All-Star showcases at Bakersfield College. The Blue Team won the futures game — featuring local underclassmen — by a final score of 8-2. Blue won the senior game as well, this time by a 10-8 final score.
CLOVIS — After Daniel Viveros finished third at state last year, he knew — everyone knew — that the boys shot put title was his to lose in 2018.
CLOVIS — Seth Krauss couldn’t really contain his emotions as he walked away from the high jump mat for the final time at the 100th annual CIF State Track and Field Championships at Veterans Memorial Stadium in Clovis on Saturday. The Liberty senior was hurting and Matthew Molina from Saint F…
When Sean Mullen walked off the mound last Saturday for the final time wearing a Stockdale uniform, he was leaving a lasting imprint on Kern County high school baseball.
CLOVIS — To the untrained eye, one could assume Highland senior Moises Medrano lost a bit of steam in the final straightaway in the boys 1,600 prelims.
CLOVIS — Daniel Viveros wasn’t feeling his best during warmups for the shot put — one of the last events of the night at the CIF State Track and Field Championships at Veterans Memorial Stadium in Clovis. His ankle, which has bothered him for about the past week, tightened up and resulted in…
In the third annual BVarsity State Track and Field Super Show, PrepCalTrack.com editor Rich Gonzalez, staff writer Jason Eichelberger and photographer Kirby Lee join host Trevor Horn in the opening segment of the 90-minute special with 23 of the 24 Kern County athletes who qualified for the …
The 8th Annual Senior High School All-Star Baseball Challenge — featuring some of the best local seniors in the Central Valley — is scheduled for Saturday. First pitch is at 7:15 p.m. at Gerry Collis Field.
The total number of Kern County athletes at the CIF State Track and Field Championships this weekend is lower than the past three years, but the number of medal and title contenders is as high as its been in a decade.
VISALIA — Sean Mullen has pitched hundreds of innings and countless meaningful games for Stockdale in his star-studded four-year varsity career.
VISALIA — Jacen Roberson was the first person to touch the championship plaque and immediately turned to his teammates to come swarm around him.
FRESNO — Jodi Russell held a large plaque in her hands which labeled her team as champions. She could hear her players still celebrating as they cleared out the dugout and the big group of Bakersfield Christian softball fans still screaming behind it.
VISALIA — The biggest takeaway for Arvin baseball coach Eddie Lopez is that he hopes it won’t take another 25 years for the Bears to get another chance at a Central Section baseball title.
At least when Garces takes the field Saturday for the Central Section Division III Baseball Championship, the team won’t likely see anything it hasn't witnessed before.
Highland High School and Kern Valley High School — two programs that have grown accustomed to winning on the softball field — square off Saturday for a Central Section Division V championship.
From the Highland softball team’s perspective, the first inning of its Central Section Division V semifinal playoff game against Tollhouse-Sierra on Wednesday, couldn’t have gone much better.
ARVIN -- When Eduardo Lopez took over as the coach of the Arvin baseball team four years ago, he inherited a program that was in shambles.
An impressive crowd was on hand Tuesday night at Garces Memorial High School, and those who came out expected to see a highly competitive contest in the Central Section Division III baseball semifinals between No. 1 Garces and No. 5 Highland.
One streak ended and another carried on at Independence on Tuesday. Unfortunately for the Falcons, it didn’t work out the way they would have liked.