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 email@example.com
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.
For the next month, the Icardo Center will serve solely as an occasional practice venue for the Cal State Bakersfield women’s basketball team.
Cal State Bakersfield men’s basketball coach Rod Barnes acknowledges the his team’s most glaring deficiency is its size. To get back to the NCAA Tournament they need to add “some size, some bulk, some strength,” he said.
The 2018 Robert F. Kennedy football team has become immortalized by winning the school’s third valley championship in five years on Friday with a 30-28 win over the formerly undefeated Shafter High Generals.
The Pond Running Club has qualified 38 athletes to the Junior National Olympics that will take place Dec. 8 in Rancho San Rafael at Reno, Nevada.
The Bakersfield College volleyball team punched its ticket to the CCCAA State Championship Tournament with a dramatic five-set victory (25-18, 25-18, 22-25, 23-25, 16-14) over San Diego Mesa College at the Gil Bishop Sports Center on Nov. 24.
On Friday night, the Kennedy Thunderbird Football Team loaded a charter bus to travel to Caruthers to take on the 12-0 Blue Raiders in the semifinals of the Division V playoffs.
The Delano Senior Stallions football team fell short in the Sequoia Youth League championship game, 36-6, to the West Yosemite Ducks of Visalia.
MISSION VIEJO — Bakersfield College’s defense had not stopped Saddleback College so BC head coach Jeff Chudy resorted to all he had left: his three timeouts.
Russell Rohlfing always has it in his head that he can beat any of the best wrestlers he’s bound to face in a given season.
The McFarland High Cougars hosted its first-ever playoff game Nov. 2 against the California City High Ravens.