Robert F. Kennedy High School earned their first win over in-town rival Delano High School during a Thursday night thriller last week. The Thunderbirds ended the game with a 41-14 victory over the Tigers, however the game was not as big of a blowout as it seems.

Two Delano schools walked away with a win again in Week 2 as all three local teams took to the road. Delano and Robert F. Kennedy High School each earned their respective wins in blowout fashion, while Cesar Chavez felt the effects of COVID-19 in defeat.

Football in the city of Delano is back, as two of the three high schools pick up wins in Week 1 to begin their season. Both Robert F. Kennedy and Delano earned their first wins of the season.

The Robert F. Kennedy baseball team claimed its first CIF Central Section title this past Friday in a dominant 19-0 win against opponent Fresno Christian. The valley title game served as the capstone to the single greatest season of baseball in RFK history.

Baseball in the city of Delano has wrapped up its first two weeks of the season in what is its first competitions since March 2020. The three Delano teams competed in their respective games with no COVID-19 concerns.

Robert F. Kennedy senior Frankie Ruiz has committed to Blackburn College to continue his baseball career. The Thunderbirds catcher is set to head to Carlinville, Ill., after graduation, but his journey to get to this point goes beyond high school, as it has been nearly a decade in the making.

As the new year arrives, the California Interscholastic Federation’s latest update on high school sports has been issued — and it is not a positive one. The latest news includes a tier list as well as a map displaying where each county in California ranks.

The Delano Joint Union High School board has approved limited conditioning among its student athletes. These conditioning-focused practices are limited to just 15 athletes being around each other at one time, as well as all practices taking place outside.

Fresno State’s Bulldog Stadium looked immaculate as players stretched in their warmups. Pregame music could be heard echoing in the empty venue as Hawaii special team players traveled through a tunnel still needing to be set up.

As the current school year moves along during the COVID-19 pandemic, the upcoming high school sports season looks to be on track to begin in January.

It’s been four years since the Bakersfield Blaze vacated Sam Lynn Ballpark, but several of its former players continue to represent at a high level.

What is the chance local high school football will begin sooner than January, as major state universities are canceling spring 2021 football seasons and going back to a late fall season kickoff?

As week one of what would have been an exciting fall season of football in Delano passes by, the regular season has now become the official preseason for schools in Delano.

In the face of a pandemic, more than one million high school athletes are anxiously awaiting the fate of their respective sport this coming fall, including local athletes in Delano and McFarland.

Sports coverage in the Delano and McFarland area is going digital: DelanoSportsMedia is incorporating the strong online presences of Delano athletes into a more interactive local sports experience.