Dedrick Basile, who hit a buzzer-beating 3-pointer to win the 2016 Western Athletic Tournament for Cal State Bakersfield men’s basketball, and Aja Williams, an all-conference player for the women’s team, recently signed professional contracts to play abroad.

Cal State Bakersfield’s athletic department generated its largest amount of money in 11 years by bringing in more than $3 million during the 2017-18 fiscal year. It was an increase of 70 percent from the previous year.

Local youth hockey coach Bob St. Louis saw players from Bakersfield, that wanted to stay home, going elsewhere for college because collegiate hockey was not available at Cal State Bakersfield. Then his own son — now 20 and attending CSUB — faced the same dilemma.

Lynnette Zelezny’s first day as president of Cal State Bakersfield came on July 2 as she became the fifth president in school history and first woman in the role. She took over for Horace Mitchell, who served for 14 years. Mitchell was a strong supporter of CSUB’s athletic department, moving…

Former Cal State Bakersfield left-handed pitcher Austin Davis was called up by the Philadelphia Phillies on Monday, becoming the first former CSUB player to make it to Major League Baseball. Davis, who played for CSUB from 2012-14 and redshirted for one season, spent parts of five seasons in…

Cal State Bakersfield’s men’s soccer schedule, released Friday, features 11 games at CSUB’s Main Soccer Field. In total, CSUB will host five non-conference games and six conference games on campus.

Jeremy Beard said it in February before the start of the 2018 season, throughout the year and again on Saturday less than 24 hours after the season ended — turbulence. And, really, there probably is no better way to describe the campaign than turbulent.

Three local Bakersfield College volleyball players will be continuing their athletic careers at four-year schools. Outside hitter Alexis Paris is headed east to Niagara University (Division I) in New York. Libero Haley Sanchez will be playing in the Big 12 at Oklahoma (Division I). Middle bl…

Cal State Bakersfield’s baseball season came to an end Friday with a 17-3 loss to Sacramento State in the Western Athletic Conference Tournament in Mesa, Ariz.

Behind a strong outing from freshman starting pitcher Davonte Butler, Cal State Bakersfield baseball shut out Northern Colorado, 2-0, in its second game of the Western Athletic Conference Tournament. The win keeps No. 6 CSUB’s (21-35) season alive in the double-elimination tournament.

Kyle King is no stranger to the transition period college baseball players have to go through when joining a new team. He understands the process of getting to know the players and coaches while they get to know him. Joining four different teams in a span of four years after high school, it …

Just before 8 p.m. on Friday night, there shouldn’t have been much concern in the Cal State Bakersfield baseball dugout. The Roadrunners had just scored six runs to take a commanding 9-2 lead over Chicago State. A few minutes after that, New Mexico State finished its 4-2 victory over Texas-R…

One of Jim Ryun’s strongest memories from the night he etched his name in global sports history (again) and especially Bakersfield sports history was how easy the race was. He felt like he could have run more. He felt like he could have run faster.

Cal State Bakersfield head coach Jeremy Beard is a believer that winning the first game of any series is important. To do it the way that CSUB did on Thursday, was even more significant.