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During his second year at Fresno State, Colby Warkentin, a redshirt freshman defensive end out of Centennial High School, decided he didn’t fit well with the defensive coaching staff under new head coach Kalen DeBoer. After the season ended, Warkentin announced on Dec. 26 that he was seeking…

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Bakersfield standouts have ventured across the country to play college football at the highest level in recent years: Krys Barnes at UCLA, Jordan Love at Utah State, D.J. Reed at Kansas State and so on. But right now, one much closer Division I school seems to be attracting them in particula…

When Rob Kaler, chief operating officer of the U.S. Soccer Foundation, first learned he was going to work alongside Quincy Amarikwa, co-founder of Black Players for Change, Kaler had a preconception of the “constantly talking, hilarious” striker he had admired from afar at D.C. United games.

Jake Cipres missed a potential game-winning field goal from 24 yards away with 10 seconds left as the Bakersfield Renegades held on to beat the Golden West Rustlers 20-19 Saturday afternoon in Huntington Beach.

Running on the beach this time of year has become a tradition for the Stockdale cross country team, as the athletes have escaped the Bakersfield heat to participate in the Morro Bay Invitational in five of the past six years. The only exception was last year, when the event was canceled due …

Fresh off a three-day Labor Day weekend, local high school football fans will get a redo of sorts with back-to-back-to-back nights of gridiron action.

An unassuming beige building sits on the side of Golden State Highway with a cavernous warehouse looming behind it. The building still features the signage of its previous owner, the farm equipment store Bear Ag.