For as long he can remember, Zach Buckey has dreamed of playing football at Stanford.
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.
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.
With all the confusion and uncertainty created by the COVID-19 pandemic, Lendl Henderson Jr. and his family were also concerned about another type of exposure — the type that attracts interest from Division I basketball coaches.
Even on days when he dreaded going into the wrestling room, Jordan Cooper knew his mood would instantly pick up the second he saw Keithen Estrada.
A self-proclaimed creature of habit, Roman Angelo hasn't always known what to do with himself during an unprecedented spring and summer.
California's compressed 2020-21 high school sports schedule has claimed its first victim locally, as Garces Memorial High School has announced the cancelation of its annual Holiday Soccer Festival.
It was like something out of a Hollywood movie, with a familiar formula that has worked to perfection in legendary sports flicks such as “Rocky,” “Hoosiers,” “Remember the Titans” and countless others — take your pick.
At opposite ends of their collegiate careers, two former Centennial athletes are looking to keep their focus on seasons with constantly shifting start dates.
Moments after seeing his chance at a second Bakersfield City Golf Championship come inches from slipping away, Blake Bourelle knew it was time to strike.