Losing a first round playoff game is not the norm for Ridgeview football.
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…
Bakersfield College football coach Jeff Chudy has adjusted his coaching over the years with the hottest topic in football — Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy and concussions — in mind.
While watching senior midfielder Jacob Alatorre run through drills on the practice field, a thought clicked for Cal State Bakersfield men's soccer coach Richie Grant’s mind.
Bakersfield College football coach Jeff Chudy was in rare form on Thursday, letting jokes fly about being late to his wedding, the temperature, uniforms and his starting roster.
With the high school football season one week away, scrimmages kick off throughout the region Friday. Here's a look at local teams that will take the field in and around Bakersfield.
Back in 1972 I had recently sold my tire store on the Garces circle and was in-between occupations. For years I had thought about giving shooting lessons across the country, so I decided this would be a good time to try.
On the second day of the 2018 BVarsity Live Coaches Show, 11 Kern County football head coaches joined hosts Trevor Horn and Teddy Feinberg in studio to complete the two-day event previewing the upcoming season that begins next week.
Twelve local high school football coaches stopped by TBC Media’s downtown office — and one more called in — for the first day of the two-day 2018 BVarsity Live Coaches Show on Tuesday.
On Tuesday, Aug. 7, BVarsity lead writer and host Trevor Horn and sports editor Teddy Fineberg welcomed in 11 high school football coaches from around Kern County during a two-and-a-half hour live broadcast on Bakersfield.com and the BVarsity Live Facebook page.
Small College Basketball announced its Hall of Fame class of 2018 and former Cal State Bakersfield head coach Pat Douglass was one of 12 members to make the list.
The annual Hot August Nights promotion got under way Saturday night at Bakersfield Speedway and Trevor Baker became the first driver to win going topless.
Carson Olivas already knew how he stacked up with other junior college punters in California when he headed to Chris Sailer’s “TOP 12” invite-only kicking camp in Sun Valley in July. But he didn’t really know how he compared to the best high school and junior college punters in the world or …
Just five day after Payton Renz played her last tennis match of her junior year this past November, the Liberty standout went back under the knife for a second full knee reconstruction surgery.
The first of Cal State Bakersfield’s fall training camps are underway with the rest beginning shortly. Let’s take a look at all of CSUB’s fall sports and what to know about each of the teams.
Kyle Bonicki went 3 for 5 with five RBIs, including a go-ahead, three-run home run in the seventh inning to spark the Bakersfield Train Robbers to an 18-12 victory over the host Alpine (Texas) 06 Cowboys in the opening game of the Pecos League championship series.
Dedrick Basile, who hit a buzzer-beating 3-pointer to win the 2016 Western Athletic Tournament for Cal State Bakersfield men’s basketball, and Aja Williams, an all-conference player for the women’s team, recently signed professional contracts to play abroad.
An earlier start time to the high school sports year — and a hotter-than-usual month of July — has brought a familiar issue to the forefront in Bakersfield: student-athletes practicing in extreme heat and amid poor air quality.
While football teams hit the field last week in order to get a full month of practice in before the early start to the season, other fall sports programs got started in earnest on Monday.
Though temperatures were well over 100 degrees at Sundale Country Club on Sunday, Brady Baguio played like he had ice water running through his veins during the late stages of the 39th Bakersfield City Amateur Golf Championship.
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.
The Bakersfield Condors have finalized their hockey operations staff and goaltenders will be getting plenty of up-close and personal instruction as Edmonton goaltending development coach Sylvain Rodrigue will be based in Bakersfield.
When Carl Ferreira, the product of a plantation family whose parents didn't go to college, left Hawaii to play junior college basketball at Santa Rosa, coaching women’s volleyball wasn’t on his radar. But as he puts it, “it just kind of happened,” and Ferreira is now entering his 14th season…
Bakersfield High senior football players Carl Jones (Colorado) and Cameron Williams (Washington) made their non-binding verbal commitments to NCAA football programs in front of about 100 friends and family inside a theater room at Maya Cinema in downtown Bakersfield Wednesday evening.
The USAC West Coast Sprint Car Series rolls into Bakersfield Speedway on Saturday night for its only appearance of the season at the third-mile clay oval.