Whenever Jake Ortega steps into the batter’s box for Cal State Bakersfield baseball, basically nothing is off the table for head coach Jeremy Beard in regard to what he wants to call.
The Delano High School boys varsity tennis team won the East Yosemite League title with a perfect 10-0 season, said Marc J. Gomez, Delano High School boys and girls tennis coach.
Right before the Robert F. Kennedy High School's boys football championship team received something shiny and special on Thursday night, head coach Mario Millan literally walked his players through their magical 2018 magical season on the artificial turf of Thunderbirds Stadium.
The Delano-based Central Valley Kings 7-on-7 football teams participated in an all-day Saturday tournament with scores of teams across the valley.
To celebrate their 39th year in existence, the Delano Stallions Junior Varsity/Varsity teams, along with its PeeWee program, will have 10 free football camps that started on March 18 to April 17.
Before, during and after the Western Athletic Conference Tournament, Cal State Bakersfield men’s basketball coach Rod Barnes made it clear that his team would not settle for just being there. Anything except for a championship and an NCAA Tournament bid was a failure.
SACRAMENTO — While the rest of the Foothill boys basketball team cheered together in a mob and jumped in celebration, Edward ‘Squid’ Turner and Cesar Valdez embraced. The moment completed the rise and reclamation for this storied program.
McFarland High School girls basketball capped off its season with an appearance in the California Interscholastic Federation Division III state championship. And even though the team would come up short, 51-35, the Lady Cougars fought hard against a very talented Oakland High School team.
Everyone involved with the Cal State Bakersfield men’s basketball team seems to be in agreement that the Roadrunners have yet to play up to their potential this season. Maybe it’s happened for spurts of a few minutes at a time but not a full game.
The McFarland Lady Cougar Basketball team is one step closer to a state title with a win over San Diego's Serra High this past Saturday, 75-50.
For Condors coach Jay Woodcroft, the sounds blaring from the Condors’ locker room after games for the past six weeks has been music to his ears.
FRESNO — After going undefeated in South Sequoia League play, the McFarland High School girls varsity basketball team took on the defending Division IV Section champion, San Joaquin Memorial High School Panthers, Saturday at Selland Arena in Fresno.
The Cesar Chavez High boys basketball Titans earned two wins last week to advance to the Central Section Division III semifinals on Wednesday.
Cal State Bakersfield players Justin Edler-Davis and Jarkel Joiner were looking forward to Feb. 9’s game against Texas-Rio Grande Valley to put what happened against New Mexico State on Feb. 7 behind them.
The Cesar Chavez High Titans pulled out a 82-73 win in one of the most thrilling games of the 2018-19 basketball season against rival Robert F. Kennedy.
The moment Ivan Garza stepped into the Robert F. Kennedy High weight room as an incoming freshman, only a few days after his eighth grade graduation, we knew we had something special. He was a kid that immediately grabbed our attention with his size, but very soon grabbed it with his work ethic.
For the 2018 Valley Champion Thunderbirds, it has been a whirlwind of a January as they have been very fortunate to receive so many honors from the great city of Delano and its school districts.
At a timeout, between quarters or halftime of seemingly every game, Cal State Bakersfield women’s basketball head coach Greg McCall gives his freshman point guard, Ashley Austin, the same talk.
DELANO — Johnny Samaniego isn’t running his girls basketball players through the famed almond orchards in McFarland like he did in high school in the 1980s, but this is still a team that can run for the long haul.
It’s not much of a secret what Jarkel Joiner is probably going to do when he or his Cal State Bakersfield men’s basketball team need to make a shot.
Delano's Wonderful College Prep Academy Wolves battled East Sierra League foe Fresno Christian Eagles Jan. 18. The Eagles ultimately won, 75-53.
Less may not be more, but Kern County Raceway Park is betting that a slightly reduced schedule featuring better quality events will be a recipe for success in 2019.
Attention all nearby cities, Earlimart, McFarland and Richgrove. Former USC defensive back coach, Anthony Brown, will be hosting a training session 9:30 a.m. Sunday at Cecil Avenue Park.
McFarland High School might not be a traditionally basketball-oriented school, but its girls basketball program has become a powerhouse for the mid-valley.
On Jan. 11, the Cesar Chavez High Titans headed to midtown Delano to take on the Delano High Tigers in a highly anticipated rivalry game.
Editor's note: All league teams are voted on by coaches in each league and are not the same as the BVarsity All-Area teams that will be unveiled this week. For errors and omissions, email firstname.lastname@example.org
ARVIN — Last season was arguably the best girls basketball season for McFarland since Johnny Samaniego took over as head coach 13 years ago.
Watching his daughter at Phoenix Mercury training camp, Cal State Bakersfield women’s basketball coach Greg McCall couldn’t help but notice Diana Taurasi’s presence in practice.
Legendary Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Orel Hershiser, who won a World Series with LA and holds the Major League Baseball record for longest scoreless innings streak, will be the featured speaker for Cal State Bakersfield’s 2019 Hot Stove Dinner.
Cal State Bakersfield baseball’s 2019 schedule includes two games (home and away) with Fresno State and a March trip to Hawaii for a four-game series with the future Big West foe. In total, CSUB will play 25 games at Hardt Field and 33 away from home once the regular season starts in February.