Less than a week after landing his first head coaching job, Jeff Conarroe is still processing the new challenge in front of him.
She may not exactly work in anonymity, but it’s difficult to imagine the fifth-grade students at Suburu Elementary truly understand who their teacher is and what she’s accomplished as one of the best all-around female athletes that Kern County has ever seen.
Thinking back on the best weekend in the history of the school's baseball program, Cal State Bakersfield Athletic Director Kenneth Siegfried recalls an upsetting moment that became etched in his memory.
Faced with school closures and the prospect of working from home, Tom Haskell made an executive decision — and the results have been overwhelmingly positive.
Though a ruling by the NCAA appears to have put some college sports on track to return, the outlook remains a bit foggy in Bakersfield.
Shock waves rolled through the local sports community Wednesday morning when a post on social media announced high school football season would be starting in mid-September.
As restrictions due to COVID-19 and the coronavirus move into its third month, finding productive ways to pass the days from home may not be easy.
Vanessa Cortes and Jacob Blackmon have carried on a Bakersfield tradition that's sprung up in a seemingly unexpected place.
As one of six girls in her family, Dasia Wandick learned something about competition early on in life. Battles on the home basketball court made sure of that.
More than two months after the COVID-19 outbreak brought athletic department activities to a halt, local colleges still have little clarity on when competition will start back up.
Though COVID-19 restrictions prevented an in-person show, the Cal State Bakersfield athletics department was still able to hold its annual Rowdy Awards virtually Thursday night.
While most everyone in his position has dreams of winning a Super Bowl, the images in Solomon Ajayi's head are likely more vivid than those of his peers.
Though it came to a disappointing, premature end, there was still plenty to celebrate in the Bakersfield College athletics department during the 2019-20 school year.
It’s an unusual time to be a high school student, and thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic, that’s probably true about most everyone these days.
Entering a new role in a time of great uncertainty, first-year Big West Commissioner Dan Butterly is hoping to steer the conference through choppy waters.
With everything going on in the world these days surrounding COVID-19, school closures, and of course, the stay-at-home order, it’s hard to make sense of it all.
The exhilarating highs and crushing lows of major college football hit Cameron Williams with equal force in his first season at the University of Washington.
The American Hockey League season may have been interrupted, but the Bakersfield Condors continue to build its team, signing a pair of centers, Brad Malone and Luke Esposito, to two-year contracts.
Though his rise to the starting ranks may take a few years, Jordan Love's path to the NFL put him in line to replace a legend in Green Bay.
Hoping to continue his basketball career close to home, the timing just wasn't right for Isaiah Hill in his first cycle through the college recruiting process.
It’s been nearly six weeks since the Bakersfield Christian boys and East High girls basketball teams were scheduled to play for their respective Division IV and Division V state championships.