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In recent weeks, first quarters have been a big problem for the Bakersfield College women's basketball team. Not so Saturday night, when the Renegades outscored LA Valley 15-8 behind strong post play from Kathleen Rodriguez.

Developing a routine is a critical element in any sports team's success. Teams rely on consistent practice to reinforce existing skills and develop new ones on an incremental basis. When that foundation collapses, it can set players back dramatically.

The new YouTube series “Cross the Line” features former English rugby star and media personality Alex Corbisiero wandering the eastern San Fernando Valley, scouring football fields and basketball courts to assemble a brand new rugby squad from the best athletes the area has to offer.

Jenna McLean’s equalizer for the Chaminade Silverswords on Feb. 21 was anything but conventional. Her high cross into the box — take two after an unsuccessful corner kick — curled past her teammates, kept spinning and somehow arced over the right hand of the backpedaling Hawai’i Pacific goalkeeper.

The UNLV Rebels women’s volleyball team seemed poised to make a postseason splash in 2021. Playing the Mountain West Conference tournament on their familiar home court at Cox Pavilion, the Rebels outlasted top-seeded Colorado State in five sets the night of Nov. 25, behind 28 kills from Mari…

With just under two minutes left in Wednesday night's game, Eloy Medina caught the ball in his corner, faked a shot and, with his defender careening by, sank a clutch three to extend Bakersfield College's lead to five.

There's something anachronistic about this year's Cal State Bakersfield men's basketball squad, which eschews outside shooting — the Roadrunners have the fewest 3-pointers in the nation — in favor of sturdy defense and hard-nosed inside baskets.

The Bakersfield Condors' wait to return to the ice will have to continue. The American Hockey League announced Sunday that Monday's game between the Condors and San Jose Barracuda in San Jose was postponed due to COVID-19 protocols affecting the Barracuda. 

Football season may have drawn to a close, but recruiting never stops. While high school commitments receive their fair share of attention, Wednesday was also a big day for junior college football hopefuls, who are now free to sign with NCAA Division I and II schools as midyear transfers.

The Bakersfield College women's basketball team will have to slow down its record-breaking pace for just a couple days.