James Patrick was ushered out on top and Frontier was left perplexed in one of the strangest Central Section Division I baseball championships in recent history.
Kris Anglin’s first pitch on Wednesday will actually be his 71st of the Central Section Division I Baseball Championship game.
FRESNO — With a scheduled first pitch of 4:15 p.m., after numerous changes throughout the past couple of days, the rain was falling before the CIF Central Section Division I championship baseball game even began.
The Kern Valley Broncs defeated Caruthers 5-4 on Saturday at Margie Wright Diamond in Fresno for their second straight CIF Central Section Division V softball championship.
FRESNO — When Matthew Miranda walked on campus at Highland in 2015, the baseball team had never won 20 games in a season, let alone sniffed a Central Section championship.
Garrett White wasn’t all too sure how it would play out, but when he didn;t scheduled any non-league home games for his Frontier baseball team, the hope was the team would be ready to play the best at the end through adversity faced on the road.
Clovis-Buchanan women’s track and field team has been a juggernaut in the Central Section, winning four consecutive section team titles and six of the past seven.
When Brooke Charles and Chris Wedel walked on campus last fall, the two took over the softball and baseball programs on campus at Foothill, respectively, that had been league and section doormats for decades.
Santa Maria-Righetti's defense blinked in the 11th inning, and Frontier will play for the CIF Central Section Division I baseball championship because of it.
PORTERVILLE — The math whiz present at the end of the Central Section Boys Golf Championship was the most popular person around.
Depending on when you are taking the time to read this, the crazy mad-dash finish to the athletic calendar of the 2018-19 school year for high school sports could be even wonkier than football players practicing in July for those in Kern County.
A.J. Cleveland got it started with a home run in the first inning and Isiah Fajardo finished it off on the mound as No. 3 Highland beat No. 6 Firebaugh 5-1 in the Central Section Division III baseball quarterfinals at home on Saturday afternoon.
When Bakersfield Christian head coach Mark Ratekin saw his team seeded No. 9 in the Central Section Division IV playoffs last weekend, another home game again this season seemed unexpected.
Bright and early Friday morning, Central Section girls diving champion Sophie Bouldkian and teammate Kim Mielke will be in competition at the beginning of the CIF State Swimming and Diving Championship in Fresno at the Clovis Olympic Swim Complex.
Liberty pitcher Brock Barron readily admits that he was a nervous at the start of the Patriots' Central Section Division I first-round playoff game against Clovis East on Wednesday afternoon.
Liberty throws coach Rod Chronister was a mentor to Van Mounts in the 1990s before the former Bakersfield High great set the Central Section mark in the boys shot put 22 years ago.
If Maverick Pavletich had his way, there would have been a chainsaw in his golf bag and would have gladly cut down the pine tree that nearly derailed what had been a fantastic round of golf.
Despite a 25-2 overall record that included an undefeated run in Southeast Yosemite League play and having the two losses to a Division I team in the running for a Central Section title, the Highland baseball team did not get the seed the Scots wanted.
The day started and ended well for locals in the preliminary heats at the two-day Central Section Swimming and Diving Championships on Friday at Clovis West in Fresno.
Bakersfield Christian senior Erik Buetow knows that his college course load at UCLA next year will be daunting.
Bakersfield Christian senior Erik Buetow is the No. 1 seed in the Central Section boys tennis singles championships this weekend at Immanuel-Reedley High.