Cal State Bakersfield head coach Rod Barnes spent the last two days telling his players to simply take open shots. For the last couple weeks, he felt his team turned down too many open looks and was playing too tense.
Cal State Bakersfield freshman Hannah Walker placed third in the high jump Friday during the Western Athletic Conference Indoor Track and Field Championships in Boise, Idaho.
CSUB women's basketball let its 16-point lead shrink down to just two with two minutes left against Utah Valley, but the Roadrunners held on for a 64-60 win in Utah on Thursday. The victory was CSUB's eighth in a row.
Some players set their sights on individual records and awards. Some players start each season focused on a conference or NCAA championship. For Cal State Bakersfield guard Damiyne Durham, his public goals prior to the year were simpler.
Cal State Bakersfield women’s basketball could pull within one game of the program record for consecutive wins with a victory at Utah Valley on Thursday. The Roadrunners have rattled off seven straight Western Athletic Conference wins with its last loss coming more than one month ago.
The 2017-18 version of Cal State Bakersfield wrestler Sean Nickell can be condensed into one word: better. He’s feeling better, wrestling at 133 pounds instead of 125 like last season, and wrestling better, according to head coach Manny Rivera, in terms of energy and improved technique.
The groans and jeers from the crowd in the Icardo Center on Saturday — including jokes about zebras and Foot Locker employees — that followed the majority of the referee whistles turned into cheers.
The Cal State Bakersfield women’s basketball team tightened its grip on the top spot in the Western Athletic Conference with its seventh win in a row. The Roadrunners earned their second straight blowout, taking down Grand Canyon, 69-40, on the road on Saturday.
Bakersfield College baseball (5-9) lost its fourth game in a row, falling to Golden West (7-4), 3-1, on Saturday. It was the closest of the three contests between the two teams in the last three days. BC has lost six of its last eight games.
The first win of the 2018 season hasn’t come easy for Cal State Bakersfield softball. The Roadrunners lost a pair of games on Saturday at the Bulldog Classic in Fresno to fall to 0-9 to start the year.
Before games, Cal State Bakersfield's Justin Davis always took it upon himself to pump up starting guard/forward Shon Briggs, who Davis was playing behind.
Cal State Bakersfield baseball head coach Jeremy Beard knew there would be turbulence in his first season as permanent head coach with a roster filled with more newcomers than returners.
Pat Wennihan never yelled. He was a gentle, mild-mannered man that liked to have fun. Above all, he was modest — except when it came to his deep jumpers in basketball.
All of Bakersfield College’s spring sports are finally in full swing. The Renegades recently held a media day where The Californian caught up with athletes and coaches from a few of the sports.
The Bakersfield College women’s basketball team finished out the regular season with an 88-60 loss at College of the Canyons on Wednesday. BC ended the season at 10-15 overall and 4-4 in the Western State Conference’s South Division. A playoff bid is unlikely.
Bakersfield College’s men’s basketball team was in position to win the conference with a few games remaining, but the Renegades dropped three of their final four games to end the regular season. The final game was an 81-77 loss to College of the Canyons on the road on Wednesday.
It wasn’t 35 points scored in the first quarter like Cal State Bakersfield’s women’s basketball team did on Jan. 27 against Seattle — a program record. But to CSUB head coach Greg McCall, his team’s performance on Saturday in the Icardo Center was even more special.
Texas-Rio Grande Valley guard Moe McDonald tipped in a missed 3-pointer with virtually no time left on the clock to sink Cal State Bakersfield, 68-66, on the road on Saturday. The Roadrunners are now 10-15 overall and tied with Missouri-Kansas City for the second-to-last spot in the Western …
The second day of the season didn’t go much better than the first for Cal State Bakersfield softball. The Roadrunners (0-4) lost 7-4 to Campbell and 10-2 to San Diego on Saturday at the University of San Diego Tournament.
Bakersfield College men’s basketball (13-12,4-3 Western State-South) erased a 20-point halftime deficit but still fell to West LA (16-12, 4-2), 85-84, on the road on Saturday. The loss was a big blow to BC’s hopes for a third straight conference championship and a state playoff bid.
Bakersfield College women’s basketball (10-14, 4-3 Western State-South) was outscored 27-5 in the third quarter and lost to West LA (20-5, 5-1), 77-42, on the road on Saturday.
It took 11 innings, but Bakersfield College baseball (5-5) eventually took down El Camino (4-4), 5-4, at home on Saturday. The Renegades fell behind 4-0 in the first three innings of the game before battling back to win the third installment of the three-game series with El Camino.
Bakersfield College softball (8-3) picked up two wins on the road on Saturday. The Renegades beat Sacramento City, 2-1, in eight innings before topping Cuesta, 10-6. Both games were at Cuesta.
The first day of the 2018 season didn’t go as planned for Cal State Bakersfield’s softball team. The Roadrunners (0-2) dropped the first game to Campbell, 5-3, at the University of San Diego Tournament and fell, 7-5, to the tournament hosts later in the day.
In one of the locker rooms in the back of the Icardo Center, Cal State Bakersfield head coach Greg McCall singled out each one of his post players with a message. None of them had scored, from the post at least, in the first 20 minutes of the game.
Tyrrel Eddington is tired of the Bakersfield heat. He’s tired of breaking a sweat just walking out the front door in the morning.
Cal State Bakersfield head coach Greg McCall isn’t one to dwell on the importance of one game. Every game is huge, McCall likes to say.
Bakersfield College men's basketball (13-11, 4-2 Western State-South) doubled Santa Monica's (3-20, 0-6) score at halftime and cruised to an 81-53 win in the Gil Bishop Sports Center on Wednesday. It was BC's final home game of the regular season.
Bakersfield College’s all-conference defensive lineman Tyrrel Eddington will continue his football career at the Division I level with Eastern Michigan. The East Bakersfield High School graduate will be signing with EMU on Wednesday in a 3 p.m. ceremony at BC.
Cal State Bakersfield senior guard/forward Shon Briggs will not play in CSUB's games on Thursday and Saturday with a lower-body injury, head coach Rod Barnes said on Tuesday.
The Cal State Bakersfield softball team's biggest strength this season will also be its biggest weakness, head coach Crissy Buck-Ziegler thinks.
Cal State Bakersfield redshirt junior guard Damiyne Durham stood behind in the 3-point line in the right corner talking up teammate Jarkel Joiner.
Cal State Bakersfield women’s basketball (12-10, 6-2 Western Athletic) won its fourth game in a row, downing Missouri-Kansas City (8-15, 4-4) on the road. The Roadrunners topped the Kangaroos, 76-62 for CSUB head coach Greg McCall’s 100th career head coaching victory.
Bakersfield College baseball (3-3) came away with a one-run win over Hartnell (1-2) on Friday, topping the Panthers 4-3 on the road at the College of the Sequoias Tournament.