For the first time in more than a year, the Bakersfield Condors will have an opportunity to play in front of its home fans at Mechanics Bank Arena on Saturday when they host the San Diego Gulls for an 8 p.m. game.

Taze Moore, Cal State Bakersfield’s leading scorer the last two seasons, has committed to play next year at Houston, which reached the Final Four this season before losing to eventual NCAA champion Baylor.

I am pretty sure that most of you readers know that my favorite hunting activity in the field is waterfowl. If I had to list birds in the order of preference that I pursue it would be the following. . . ducks, geese, pheasant, dove, chukkar and quail.

In an effort to improve his chances of earning a college basketball scholarship, Garces graduate Jack Hatten moved 2,200 miles to attend Florida Coastal Prep, a post-grad high school in Fort Walton, Fla.

Though North made things far more interesting than the Scots would have liked, Highland still got the desired result in its spring football opener.