Stavros Katsantonis knew the decision he made three years ago would make it difficult for a lot of people to follow his progression as a football player.
As of a week ago, Cal State Bakersfield third baseman Luis Martinez had just three home runs in his last three seasons, including two at Bakersfield College.
These days, Jazmyne Bartee runs toward a bar and cushioned mat instead of a basket, but in her mind, it’s just like doing a layup.
Bakersfield College baseball (19-17, 13-3 Western State South) won its sixth game in a row, taking down West LA on the road, 21-8 on Tuesday. The Renegades have outscored their opponents 65-22 in the past four games and won by at least 12 runs in three of those games.
Bakersfield College baseball won in a big way for the second game in a row. The Renegades beat West LA, 17-3, on the road Thursday to follow up an 18-6 win over LA Valley on Tuesday.
It’s been difficult for Cal State Bakersfield head baseball coach Jeremy Beard to narrow his team’s struggles down to one cause or even one overall element of the game.
Bakersfield College baseball turned in its best offensive performance of the season, beating visiting LA Valley College, 18-6, at Gerry Collis Field on Tuesday. The Renegades jumped out to an early 7-0 lead.
Cal State Bakersfield baseball (10-21) gave up 11 straight runs and lost to Cal Poly (14-17), 11-8, at home on Tuesday. The Roadrunners finally managed to grab an early and big lead, going up 8-0 after four innings, but still lost their eighth game in a row.
Judging by the way Cal State Bakersfield baseball coach Jeremy Beard describes Andrew Penner and considering the infielder’s place atop most statistical batting categories for the Roadrunners this year, it’d be easy to think hitting success is nothing new for Penner.
Bakersfield College freshman pitcher and Centennial graduate Nathan Ortiz threw eight innings and gave up just two runs to lead BC to a 9-4 win over LA Valley on Saturday. Ortiz struck out six batters in the contest.
Christian Deaton stared into the ground as he slowly walked back from the warning track to his position in the left field grass. The Cal State Bakersfield left fielder had just raced back to make a play on a fly ball, but he was stopped abruptly by the fence that he ran into as the ball kept…
Cal State Bakersfield head coach Jeremy Beard and infielder Andrew Penner were both quick to note that the baseballs fly really well at Presley Askew Field — the home field of the New Mexico State Aggies.
Bakersfield College softball hasn’t allowed a run in six straight games. The latest shutout was an 8-0 five-inning win over Santa Monica at home on Thursday. BC (27-6, 10-1 Western State North) has given up just four runs total in its last 10 games.
Behind a 4-for-4 performance from Kyle Willman that saw the Bakersfield College catcher drive in three runs, BC took down LA Valley, 10-9, at home on Thursday. BC (14-17, 8-3 Western State South) won despite not scoring after the fifth inning.
Falon Wilson, a Cal State Bakersfield sprinter and Stockdale graduate, typically can’t tell how fast she’s running a race until she gets her time afterward.
Cal Poly (13-14) only registered five hits in the game against Cal State Bakersfield (10-17) on Tuesday, but the Mustangs scored five runs in the third inning alone and beat the Roadrunners, 6-0.
Cal State Bakersfield softball, which went 3-24 in non-conference play, beat preseason conference favorite Grand Canyon (20-19, 1-2 Western Athletic), 3-2, on Saturday to take the series. It was CSUB’s (5-25, 2-1) first Western Athletic Conference series of the 2018 season.
Bakersfield College freshman pitcher Kylee Fahy threw her fourth shutout in a row and the Renegades (25-6) beat Fullerton, 2-0, on the road.
The Roadrunners beach volleyball team was no match for two high-ranked opponents as CSUB (3-10) fell, 5-0, to No. 5 Long Beach State and No. 6 Cal Poly in the Big West Challenge on Saturday.
Kylee Fahy continued her dominance in the pitching circle and Aryka Chavez hit a first-inning grand slam as the Bakersfield College softball team rolled to a 9-0 Western State Conference-North victory over visiting Oxnard College on Thursday.
Casey Goodman didn’t know what to expect and neither did her players, who she was meeting for the first time.
When Julianne Finch compares footage of her pole vault jumps from freshman year of high school at Garces Memorial to video of her jumps from this season as a sophomore at Cal State Bakersfield, she sees that “everything looks different.”
Bakersfield College softball pitcher Kylee Fahy picked up her sixth complete-game shutout of the year with an 8-0 BC win over Santa Barbara City College on Tuesday. Fahy struck out 10 batters and gave up just two hits in a game shortened to five innings because of the run rule.
Bakersfield College baseball (14-5) downed College of Sequoias, 8-3, on the road on Tuesday. Freshman pitcher Joey Salinas, from Arvin, earned the win with three scoreless innings in relief.
It took Cal State Northridge (10-14) eight pitchers to get through the game, compared to Cal State Bakersfield’s (10-16) five, but it was the CSUB quintet that surrendered more runs in a 13-7 loss to CSUN on Tuesday afternoon.
Kylee Fahy threw a one-hitter and went 3 for 4 with two RBI at the plate to lead the Bakersfield College softball team to 8-0 win over visiting Moorpark College on Monday.
With the Bakersfield-area high schools and colleges on spring break this week, the usually hectic sports scene around town has quieted down significantly. Even our high school sports reporter Trevor Horn has gone on a spring holiday of his own.
Cal State Bakersfield (10-14, 1-1 Western Athletic) outhit Texas-Rio Grande Valley (14-10, 1-1), 7-6, but couldn’t score any runs, losing to the Vaqueros, 5-0, on the road on Saturday. It was the second installment of a three-game series that will continue on Sunday at 10 a.m.
Cal State Bakersfield beach volleyball (3-5) was swept, 5-0, by No. 7 Cal Poly and No. 15 Loyola Marymount at home on Saturday. CSUB’s most competitive set was a 25-23 finish by the Roadrunners’ top pair of Sydney Haynes and Emily Hansen.