When Desiree Sukhov was still at Murrieta Valley High School, she used to watch the Cal State Bakersfield volleyball team play and think about her future with the squad. Sukhov's aspirations rose as high as simply getting on the court.
A few of Shane Jones’ teammates jogged toward him in the end zone, but some others headed directly to the sideline. There were no chest bumps or excited celebrations — just a handful of low fives and brief hugs for the Bakersfield College running back.
The Delano High School Tigers traveled to Foothill High School for their second consecutive road game. The Tigers took on a struggling Foothill High Trojans team to garner their second straight win, 40-14.
When Bakersfield College running back Shane Jones had the football slip through his hands near his own end zone, and when BC quarterback Josh Medina did the same on the next possession (on El Camino’s side of the field), the Renegades almost let the game slip away, too.
The Robert F. Kennedy football Thunderbirds remain undefeated after a crucial 32-14 win over Liberty-Madera Ranchos on Sept. 7.
Cal State Bakersfield forward Aminah Settles is the type of soccer player that whenever she gets the ball, people know to get off their seat, according to CSUB head coach Sebastian Vecchio.
COVINA — When Mount San Antonio College quarterback Steven Nava pulled the ball back from the chest of his running back and tossed a sharp slant to Sean Bowden for a 1-yard touchdown pass, he all but sealed Bakersfield College’s fate.
Delano High School football sought redemption Friday as they took on the East High School Blades. With the team coming off of a 60-6 loss, the Tigers had a lot to prove to keep themselves relevant as a competitive football team.
Former Cal State Bakersfield guard/forward Shon Briggs has signed to play professional basketball in Finland, his team, Oulun NMKY, announced on social media late Wednesday night. Briggs will join another former Roadrunner, Dedrick Basile, on the squad.
When Bakersfield College running back Elisha Ortiz takes a handoff in the backfield, he hopes what transpires is reminiscent of other more prominent running backs known around the country and the world. He has four main influences that he tries to model his play after: current or former NFL …
DELANO — If Cary Mills wanted a break for his South High football players this week, he nearly got it despite taking the field Thursday on short rest.
Like most coaches, Cal State Bakersfield volleyball coach Giovana Melo doesn’t put much stock in preseason rankings, even when it’s the Western Athletic Conference coaches that are polled. But when the Roadrunners were picked to finish third in the conference one year after winning the WAC T…
Cal State Bakersfield women’s soccer redshirt senior forward Aminah Settles has seen a spark in her teammates — possibly for the first time among women she’s played with for three or four years.
After Cal State Bakersfield wrestling head coach Manny Rivera saw Eastern Michigan had cut its team, he considered reaching out to a longtime assistant he knew on the staff. Luke Smith, who spent the previous seven years at EMU, actually contacted Rivera first.
Cal State Bakersfield men's soccer was predicted to finish seventh in the 12-team Western Athletic Conference by the conference's coaches. Seattle was picked first.
For the first time in five years, the longstanding crosstown rivalry of Delano and Cesar Chavez High School was put to the test. And it went down in what may have been the greatest game in the history of football in the city of Delano.
McFarland High School football started its season with a 30-6 win over Avenal last week. The Cougars face the Tranquility High Tigers on Friday, Aug. 24, at Tranquility.
TEMPLETON — McFarland High School football traveled to the Central Coast on Saturday, Aug. 12, to take on Templeton High for the school’s annual preseason scrimmage.
This past Friday evening, the Thunderbirds of Kennedy High School traveled a few miles east to scrimmage Delano High School. It was the first time we have had the opportunity to make contact with a team other than ourselves.
The high school football season is finally back after a shorter offseason (by one week) than in previous years. Bakersfield High will kick things off with a Thursday matchup out of town at the Santa Ana Bowl. Some Kern County teams will keep things local with old foes while others are travel…
Football in Delano is a tradition that’s been around for nearly a century. In fact, the 2018 football team is the 99th team in Delano High School history.
As the new head coach of boys basketball at Robert F. Kennedy High School, I am excited to bring a new energy and establish traditions that may continue for years to come.
Thomas Valles knows it would be hard for him to give up coaching a group of girls like McFarland’s girls cross-country team has this year. Fortunately, for Valles, he’s stepping in as the head coach after two years as an assistant and not the other way around.
Most people know Casey Quinn as the head football coach at McFarland High School.
Humberto Vargas remembers what it felt to be a state champion runner and a participant in the National Junior Olympics, coming in second place as a high school junior in Los Angeles.
On Saturday, June 16, Delano High School football traveled to Fresno to compete in the annual Fresno State Battle in the Valley passing camp.
Delano Union School District schools qualified several students for county and valley competitions this spring following outstanding showings at qualifying meets.
Delano High’s 28-member cheer squad for the coming school year gained three days of instruction June 11-13 under the auspices of the United Spirit Association.
The Cesar Chavez High School boys soccer program began the season with many questions.
This past Memorial Day weekend, the Robert F. Kennedy Thunderbirds varsity football team traveled to Hume Lake, high in the Sequoias, to participate in what has a become a yearly tradition for the team.
We are two weeks from glory for Kern County baseball and softball teams seeking Central Section titles over Memorial Day weekend.
Dave Hillestad woke up Tuesday morning not knowing if his talented team was going to advance past the day.
Kern Valley State Prison officials are investigating two incidents that occurred Thursday involving an alleged battery on a peace officer and attempted homicide of a peace officer, according to the Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation.
The Central Section boys tennis team playoffs were announced on Monday and Taft came away as the lone Kern County team as a No. 1 seed.
Football games for Kern County schools on the Central Coast won’t be just a novelty non-league thing anymore to beat the heat and hit the beach.