With opportunities to hold a 2020-21 high school sports season continuing to shrink, Central Valley coaches are turning up the pressure on state officials with hopes of getting a return to play plan in place.
One of the most balanced groups in the Big West Conference, the Cal State Bakersfield men's basketball team was rewarded with an individual accolade Monday.
An imposing defense did more than enough to overcome a sluggish offense, as the Cal State Bakersfield women's team got back to .500 with its third-straight win Saturday.
Faced with plenty of uncertainty about playing football anytime soon, a handful of local high school players have decided to take things into their own hands.
On a career-high scoring night, Lexus Green hit plenty of big shots for the Cal State Bakersfield women’s basketball team Friday at the Icardo Center.
TEHACHAPI — A statewide movement to get high school sports up and running found its way here Friday, as parents and athletes continued efforts to salvage some type of athletic season in the 2020-21 school year.
A few weeks ago, I was making plans for a morning hunt on my pond near the Kern Wildlife Refuge. So, I asked my wife, Loretta, if she would like to join me. She, and two of my granddaughters, had helped me earlier in the season brush the blind, so I thought it would be fun for her to sit in …
At 16 years old, Cameron Brown likely has plenty of other things on his mind than genealogy. But should he ever decide to examine his family tree, there would be little surprise if he discovered it was in the shape of a basketball.
Justin Edler-Davis helped put away a pesky Cal Poly team and Cal State Bakersfield continued its strong start in its inaugural Big West season.
After back-to-back high-scoring efforts to open Big West play, Cal State Bakersfield proved it was still adept at winning ugly Friday night.
When Teagan Thurman first committed to play basketball at Northwest Nazarene University, a small NCAA Division II school near Boise, Idaho, she did so with the understanding that trips home to California might be a bit sporadic.
Nearly a year after last taking the ice, the Bakersfield Condors took a huge step toward returning to action with the American Hockey League’s announcement that 28 teams have agreed to participate in the 2021 season, scheduled to start Feb. 5.
When imagining what life on the travel hockey circuit would be like, Gavin Mears envisioned more spacious dressing rooms.
Disappointment from a brutal loss on Friday didn't linger, as Cal State Bakersfield's men's basketball team earned its first Big West win in comfortable fashion.
I had the most amazing dream last night. It was the type of vision that was so vivid, that I woke up and immediately had to check my phone to confirm the details.
On the verge of grabbing a thrilling win, a tough call instead brought on a heartbreaking finish in Cal State Bakersfield's first men's basketball game in the Big West.
Roaring back from a disastrous start, the Cal State Bakersfield women’s basketball team couldn’t close the deal in their first game in a new league.
As the starting point guard at Bakersfield Christian the last three years, Seth Marantos has been at his best when he’s helping get his teammates involved.
I am sitting on a stool in full cammo and face mask holding my video camera. Just below me on the side of the hill is Larry Merlo, who is in the same garb and holding a rifle with scope.
When all is said in done, the year that was 2020 will be more significant for what didn’t happen than what did — at least in the local sports landscape.
With the COVID-19 pandemic creating havoc, like most everyone, the Cal State Bakersfield men’s and women’s basketball teams have had to adapt to a variety of unexpected circumstances this season.
On what should have been a triumphant moment in her young swimming career, Val Garcia was stunned to see a look of dejection in his daughter Isabella's eyes.
Even with the COVID-19 pandemic seemingly holding all of the cards right now, Bakersfield and Taft colleges each pushed their respective chips to the center of the table on Monday.
Bakersfield's Derek Thorn took victory lane once again after winning the FAST 110 presented by COMP Cams season finale race of the SPEARS SRL Southwest Tour Series on Saturday night at Kern County Raceway Park. It was Thorn's fifth series championship.
When Ramon Henderson signed a national letter of intent with one of the country's top college football programs, there weren't many people more excited than Mason Brinsfield.
With the COVID-19 pandemic casting a rather large shadow on their upcoming high school seasons, seniors Jaiden Key and Emma McMurray now have something a little more concrete to set their sights on.
After weighing the pros of signing to play football at Bethel College in Kansas, Alex Burtcher could only come up with one negative counterpoint.