If anyone was caught off guard by the South High football team putting up 54 points in a Friday night game against Highland, that surprise was at least partial shared by Rebel coach Cary Mills.

A couple of weeks ago, I was thinking about what to write for today's column, when it dawned on me what the date would be. April 16th! It was a number on the calendar I will never forget. I wrote a story about it four years ago, so I thought it might be good to rerun today. You'll see why it…

Five Garces Memorial High School student athletes from five different sports signed national letters of intent to continue their careers at the collegiate level on Wednesday.

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.