Jacen Roberson's record-setting day didn't exactly end on its most highlight-reel moment.
In a typical season, high school football teams are beginning to hit their stride in Week 4. The start of league play is just around the corner and team’s personalities are starting to be revealed.
Five Garces Memorial High School student athletes from five different sports signed national letters of intent to continue their careers at the collegiate level on Wednesday.
Three local volleyball standouts, including two former BVarsity All-Area players of the year, will be playing in the NCAA championship tournament that starts Wednesday.
Evan Siffing could feel every eye gazing upon him as he trotted out onto to the North High football field Friday night.
After his team struggled to make fourth down stops for the first three quarters, Trey Franklin did his part to get the Independence defense off the field when it most mattered.
The famous proverb that “it takes a village to raise a child” is being put into practice in Shafter these days, and Generals quarterback Tyson Dozhier is the primary beneficiary.
Based on offensive output alone, it definitely appeared that Evan Peaker was getting the most out of his first varsity start.
The thrilling finishes that dominated Week 1 of the high school football season gave way to a much less competitive collection on Thursday night. Of the nine local games played this week, five resulted in winning margins of more than three touchdowns.
It was 29 months in the making — and even longer since it’s last home win — but the Foothill High football team made the most of its return to Ned Permenter Stadium.
On a night where nothing came easy for either offense, it was fitting that even the winning play in the Golden Valley-Mira Monte football game came with complications.
Heading into her freshman season on the University of Texas at El Paso volleyball team, Ava Palm laid out a very specific goal for herself.
A high school football season that's already been heavily modified will get an additional makeover in week two.
Health and safety protocols have forced the postponement, and likely cancellation, of a scheduled Thursday night football game between Bakersfield High and Stockdale.
In an effort to improve his chances of earning a college basketball scholarship, Garces graduate Jack Hatten moved 2,200 miles to attend Florida Coastal Prep, a post-grad high school in Fort Walton, Fla.
An improbable comeback for Garces fell just short in a thrilling loss to La Canada-St. Francis on Saturday night at Sam Tobias Field.
After going more than 15 months without high school football, Kern County seemingly tried to to make up for all that lost time in one night.
With most of the familiar faces from last year’s CIF State Division 3-A championship team graduated and moving on, Bakersfield Christian football coach Darren Carr figured to have plenty of question marks heading into this season.
The last time he exited a field after live game action, Darren Carr was experiencing the ultimate high a high school football coach can feel.
It was over almost before it got started, but the Highland cross country team closed out its abbreviated season with its third straight impressive performance — with a tune-up of sorts — Tuesday afternoon.
After 15 months away, the mood was already at a peak when the Garces Memorial football team took the field on Friday night.
While high school coaches almost always say there's more to a sporting event than who won or lost, those sentiments felt particularly true during a Friday cross country scrimmage between Centennial and Golden Valley.
While the majority of Kern County high schools prepare for the return of most — if not all — athletics in the coming weeks, some of the smaller outlying communities are being a bit more selective and cautious in how they plan to proceed.
Less than 24 hours after returning to practice, the path back to game action has gotten even clearer for several Kern County student-athletes.
Andrew Clayton has grown to miss nearly every aspect of the high school experience during a rough year of distance learning.
By all accounts, Dick Witcher was a fantastic athlete, who was described as “tough as nails” on a recent Twitter post and a “legend” on another.