It wasn't long ago that some devastating news had Luke Smith pondering a career change.
An accomplished distance runner himself, Ken Haney has taken great pride seeing his son, Blake, find similar success represent the country where he grew up.
With the departure of veteran coach Bobby Sharp, who resigned as the girls basketball coach last month, East High didn’t have to look very far for his replacement.
Heading into the ultra-competitive Big West Conference, the Cal State Bakersfield baseball team recently brought in a coach with valuable experience in the league.
As an undersized middle infielder, Jake Ortega had to go through a bit of a transformation after arriving on the Cal State Bakersfield campus in the fall of 2015.
As the sports world was beginning an unprecedented shut down last March, Greg McCall and his team had a front-row seat.
It’s been more than a decade since Josh Dickey’s younger brother used to slip into the Centennial dugout following one of his baseball games, but the memory still brings a smile to the face of the former Golden Hawks standout catcher.
Set to face off against the stiffest competition he's faced in his young baseball career, Dylan Smith isn't feeling nervous.
September 1st. The opening day of dove season kicked off five straight months of activity for hunters across the state, starting with upland game, and then waterfowl.
Bakersfield College sophomore Michael Guillory has committed to play at University of Los Angeles College of Divinity, which competes in Association of Christian College Athletics (ACCA). In 2019-20 they were the ACCA National Champions with a record of 30-1.
After several dark months of hardship and inactivity, there have been some much-needed positive developments in the national prep sports scene recently.
If football weren't even a part of the equation, Cal Poly might very well have been a perfect collegiate landing spot for Zion Hall.
Looking back on the past few months, I can’t help but think about just how unusual it has been. I realize those feelings probably are not much of a surprise.
Whistles. Squeaking sneakers. A bouncing ball. There are certain sounds that have become synonymous with basketball in gymnasiums, churches and recreation centers anywhere the sport is being played.
Former Centennial quarterback Cody Kessler, who starred at USC before embarking on an NFL career, had a work out with the Houston Texans on Wednesday, according to multiple news sources.
As a big collision sent her tumbling to the ground, Kiara Oliver suspected her junior year was coming to an unceremonious end.
In a quest to become a better basketball player, and ultimately a better person, Roland Banks II, known to most as simply R.J., has spent much of the last two years on a journey to reach those goals.
Most athletic siblings can likely relate to the ultra-competitive dynamic shared by Tyler and Corbin Burnes.
As he sits in his apartment nearly 1,400 miles from the Bakersfield home where he grew up, it’s impossible for Jordan Pumphrey not to reflect on how he got to this point in his life.