Welcome one and all back to our CIF State Boys and Girls Wrestling Championships live blog.
There are five Kern County soccer teams playing for four Central Section titles while Bakersfield High girls basketball team seeks to repeat as Division II champions on a jam-packed Friday night of action.
Until this year, the CIF State Wrestling Championships anchored the biggest week of the year in Bakersfield tourism. It doesn't anymore, but that's actually a good thing for the local economy.
Bakersfield Christian is seemingly playing its best basketball, and now has even more motivation heading into the biggest stage of the season.
North High wrestling coach Brady Garner’s heart nearly stopped when his standout youth wrestler Yasmine Scherer came into the wrestling room last year.
Since 2003, Bakersfield and Rabobank Arena have been home to the CIF State boys wrestling championships, and the relationship appears to have never been stronger.
The CIF State girls wrestling championships are at Rabobank Arena for the first time beginning on Thursday. There are 18 Kern County wrestlers in action.
There are 28 Kern County boys wrestlers competing at the CIF State wrestling championships that begin on Thursday at Rabobank Arena.
ARVIN — The regular season didn't go at all the way the Mira Monte boys soccer team had planned. The playoffs, however, have been a much different story.
The CIF State boys and girls wrestling championship begin on Thursday at Rabobank Arena.
The Central Section Division II girls basketball semifinals on Tuesday have a big Kern County presence.
It was late August 2014 when I was sitting in the press box at the L.A. Memorial Coliseum prepping to cover USC and quarterback Cody Kessler.
LEMOORE — The confidence Trent Tracy had this weekend was so high that the Frontier senior never blinked an eye when he was walking outside the gym with his wrestling shoes still on his feet.
Foothill forward Edward “Squid” Turner waited until the third quarter to really show the advantages of his 6-foot-8 frame. But when a missed shot came off the rim as Turner headed toward the basket, he used all of his wingspan to grab the ball at its highest point and slam it back down throu…
Five wrestlers from Frontier and Bakersfield High and another Kern Valley heavyweight advanced to Friday morning’s Central Section Masters boys wrestling semifinals in Lemoore.
Not only was Garces the far superior team talent wise Thursday night, they also outplayed Tulare-Mission Oak in every phase during a Central Section Division II girls basketball quarterfinal.
6:02 p.m. - Here is the list of the 20 Kern County wrestlers that have advanced to the quarterfinals on the first day of the Central Section Masters boys wrestling championships at Lemoore High.
Trent Tracy’s journey to becoming Frontier’s first boys wrestling CIF State champion last season proves just how tough the Central Section is compared to the rest of California.
Frontier girls basketball coach Deran Smith came up with a special game plan for his team's Central Section Division III first round playoff game against Golden Valley.
Bakersfield Christian girls basketball coach Brittnay Smith knew her team had a size advantage, and the Eagles took advantage of it.
Texas has always been a way of life for Richard Starrett, but he knew Bakersfield — a place he compares to “west, west Texas” — would someday be home.
The Central Section boys and girls soccer playoffs were scheduled to be begin play on Wednesday, but the commissioner’s office granted teams the opportunity to play the opening round matches on Tuesday.
The seeding for the 14 weight classes at the Central Section Masters boys wrestling tournament have been announced.
The Central Section girls basketball playoffs are set to tip off Tuesday with a number of games in and around Kern County and a handful of all-local matchups.
SHAFTER — Anthony Lucas would be a top-five wrestler in his weight class in nine of the 10 sections in California.
In the 14 years that Paul Golla was head football coach at Bakersfield High, no other team in the area had as much consistent success.
A total of 14 Kern County wrestlers, all from Frontier and Bakersfield High, are in the semifinals at the Central Section Division I boys wrestling championships at Clovis North.
In a prelude to what could happen next week at the Central Section Masters girls wrestling championship, locals were superior on Thursday at the Southeast Divisional tournament.
If the first two games weren’t enough for the teams and fans, two budding basketball rivalries in Kern County get a shot to possibly play in championship games at Selland Arena in two weeks.