Richard Johnson is finally ready to see his son, Francis, wearing a different uniform.
With combined athletic careers that included more than its share of team and individual accomplishments, Taylor Linzie, Ava Palm and Jaden Sanchez were missing just one thing — a proper send-off.
When he grew up dreaming of playing Division-I football, it's safe to assume the fantasy that played out in Zach Hartsfield's head didn't match the realities of 2020.
As we head into summer there’s still plenty of questions surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic, especially as it relates to high school, college and professional athletics.
Evan Burkhart isn’t someone that needs extra motivation. The former Stockdale football standout has always been pretty driven.
After seven years and two conference championships, Hernan Santiago's time as the Centennial High School boys basketball coach has come to an end.
Anytime an athlete who's found success outside of Bakersfield returns to speak with the city's youth, Lawrence White knows he's addressing a captive audience.
The cupboard won’t necessarily be bare at Ridgeview, where there’s still plenty of talented runners on campus, but the Wolf Pack cross country team may never be the same.
Though they've proven difficult to see at times, many area coaches have witnessed significant improvements in race relations in their lifetimes.
With opportunities shrinking at a rapid rate, Kris Anglin is looking to fast-track his route to a professional baseball career.
As an all-Southwest Yosemite League and BVarsity All-Area basketball player at Stockdale High, Grant Johnson had a solid high school career.
An unmissable message is prominently displayed on Brady Anderson's back plate every time the Liberty linebacker steps onto the football field.
All across Kern County, track and field athletes and coaches have received a not-so-welcome reminder of what this weekend was supposed to be.
She may not exactly work in anonymity, but it’s difficult to imagine the fifth-grade students at Suburu Elementary truly understand who their teacher is and what she’s accomplished as one of the best all-around female athletes that Kern County has ever seen.
Faced with school closures and the prospect of working from home, Tom Haskell made an executive decision — and the results have been overwhelmingly positive.
Shock waves rolled through the local sports community Wednesday morning when a post on social media announced high school football season would be starting in mid-September.
As restrictions due to COVID-19 and the coronavirus move into its third month, finding productive ways to pass the days from home may not be easy.
Vanessa Cortes and Jacob Blackmon have carried on a Bakersfield tradition that's sprung up in a seemingly unexpected place.
As one of six girls in her family, Dasia Wandick learned something about competition early on in life. Battles on the home basketball court made sure of that.
It’s an unusual time to be a high school student, and thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic, that’s probably true about most everyone these days.
With everything going on in the world these days surrounding COVID-19, school closures, and of course, the stay-at-home order, it’s hard to make sense of it all.
The exhilarating highs and crushing lows of major college football hit Cameron Williams with equal force in his first season at the University of Washington.