The wait is almost over. The much-anticipated start to the high school football season is just five days away.
The subject was interceptions. "How many did he have last year?" sophomore defensive back Zach Hernandez asked, a tad incredulous about the number he'd just heard.
Chris Sterling scored a game-high 40 points, but it wasn’t enough as NBA veteran Tyrone Wallace led Bakersfield’s Elect squad past Bakersfield’s Finest 121-120 in the Who You Got? All-Star basketball game Saturday night at West High.
With a lineup that could include a current NBA player, an MVP of an overseas professional league and a former Harlem Globetrotter, don’t be surprised if a 43-year-old sales consultant takes the final shot in Saturday’s Who You Got? all-star basketball game at West High.
Cliff Bolt has worked with more than his fair share of aspiring skeet shooters in his more than 50 years as a competitor and instructor in the sport.
Somewhere, mixed in with all the championships and success on the court, hardwood and gridiron, it was Frank Thiessen’s character that stood out.
It’s been a busy past couple of weeks for former Centennial standout Andrew Hansen, who graduated from U.S. Marine basic training on July 12 and was married two days later to his girlfriend, Sara.
Veteran sports writer Mike Griffith, who retired on June 30 after 42 years at The Bakersfield Californian, was selected as the recipient of this year’s James H. Ellery Award.
Former Cal State Bakersfield catcher Jake Ortega was promoted to the New York Mets’ Advanced Single-A affiliate in St. Lucie, Fla., after playing 10 games with the Brooklyn Cyclones in short-season rookie ball.
With the first day of classes just a few short weeks away, it’s definitely starting to heat up at high schools around the area. And that isn’t just due to scorching triple-digit temperatures.
The Cal State Bakersfield volleyball team was awarded the 2018-19 WAC Sportsmanship Award for assisting UT Rio Grande Valley during the 2018 WAC Volleyball Tournament at the Icardo Center.
Cal State Bakersfield’s athletic fundraising efforts enjoyed another banner year, highlighted by a school record-breaking giving for the seventh straight year.
So I fired up my computer early Monday morning and began to shuffle through the dozens of unread emails accumulated during a work-free weekend.
Justin Kelly’s path to play professional baseball is a lot like the condition of the roads he takes most days to the ballpark in Northeast Mexico — a bit bumpy.
From heartfelt eulogies to a closing rendition of "Take Me Out to the Ballgame," Monday’s funeral was a team effort that Mike Ornelaz would have been proud of.
The high school football season is just six weeks away and the anticipation is growing daily as teams gear up for the two-week dead period before fall camp practices begin on July 29.
The high school football regular season begins Aug. 23 for Kern County programs and there is a lot of big-time games in non-league play to look forward to.
With a burst of energy and an inspiring personality to match, Joe Seay had the local and national wrestling community in a collective front head lock for more than four decades.
While the rest of the basketball universe, particularly in Los Angeles, was glued to Twitter last week in anticipation of two-time NBA Finals MVP Kawhi Leonard’s free agency decision, Tyrone Wallace played a different kind of waiting game.