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  1. Near record-setting touchdown pass for Liberty
  2. Week 9 Kern County prep football scores and stats
  3. Week 9 Kern County prep football scores and stats
  4. Week 9 Kern County prep football scores and stats
  5. Week 9 Kern County prep football scores and stats
  6. Week 9 Kern County prep football scores and stats
  7. Mira Monte ends losing streak with win over Foothill
  8. Mira Monte ends losing streak with win over Foothill
  9. Mira Monte ends losing streak with win over Foothill
  10. Mira Monte ends losing streak with win over Foothill
  11. Mira Monte ends losing streak with win over Foothill
  12. Upcoming local sporting events for Nov. 1
  13. CSUB alum Zardes makes a name for himself in MLS
  14. CSUB alum Zardes makes a name for himself in MLS
  15. CSUB alum Zardes makes a name for himself in MLS

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    Liberty silences Centennial, sets up title game vs. Drillers

    The wait is over. The schedule makers made every fan of football and the players circle Nov. 7 on the calendar right away. With 10 weeks of football in the books, the Southwest Yosemite League championship will be played at Griffith Field on Friday against Liberty, as the Patriots took care of business with a 28-0...


    BHS stays focused, blows by Stockdale

    The Stockdale Mustangs were hoping Bakersfield would look past them Friday night. After all, BHS was in line to meet Liberty in a winner-take-all game next week to decide the Southwest Yosemite League title and either a No. 1 or No. 2 playoff seed. But instead of looking past the Mustangs, the Drillers unleashed a...

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    Ridgeview runs away with win over Tehachapi

    At many schools, Darius Smith would be listed first on the football marquee. Not at Ridgeview, where Sheldon Croney, Lawrence White and Ja'Mar Moya all get their fair share of attention. But on Friday, as Tehachapi tried to make a game of it with the host Wolf Pack, it was Smith who made the biggest play of what...

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    Mira Monte ends losing streak with win over Foothill

    Not wind, not rain nor anything else could dampen a celebration that had been so long in coming. The Mira Monte football team whooped and hollered and jumped up and down in unbridled joy after holding on to beat Foothill, 27-20, ending the Lions' 21-game losing streak. Hector Lopez passed for two touchdowns and ran...

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    Golden Valley rolls past West, 27-0

    After beating Tehachapi last week, Golden Valley needed to make a statement Friday night against West. Tyler Watters and the Bulldogs did just that, defeating West 27-0 on Viking homecoming night to improve to 6-3 on the season and even their South Yosemite League record to 2-2. Watters turned in another impressive...

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    Week 9 high school football roundup

    Frontier 20, Garces 6 At Garces * Running back Nick Santoro led the Titans (5-4, 2-2 SWYL) with 155 yards rushing and a touchdown on 26 carries. * Frontier receiver Brady Serda had four catches for 56 yards and two TDs. * The Titans had four interceptions, including two from defensive back Broc Jones. * The Rams...

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    Stockdale KOs Clovis East to advance to semifinals

    Stockdale girls tennis coach David Hillestad sat at a metal picnic table and nervously watched his three doubles teams play, occasionally yelling encouragement, hoping at least one of the duos would get a win. One doubles victory is all the Mustangs needed on their home courts to clinch a Central Section Division I...

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    Battle-tested Bakersfield overpowers Ridgeview

    One thing is for sure: Playing in the Southwest Yosemite League can do wonders for playoff preparation. Bakersfield, which went 3-7 in league girls tennis matches, opened up fast against Ridgeview and beat the Wolf Pack 7-2 in the quarterfinals of the Division II Central Section girls tennis playoffs at BHS on...

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    Oct. 29 high school roundup

    Girls tennis Division I quarterfinals No. 4 Stockdale 7,No. 5 Clovis East 2 At SHS SINGLES : Tilbury, S, d. Ryland 3-6, 6-3 (10-5); Horrigan, S, d. Barbery 6-0, 6-1; Paradise, S, d. Castillo 6-1, 6-2; Broughton, CE, d. Tun 6-0, 6-0; Vang, CE, d. Poston 6-1, 6-1; Ashford, S, d. Sill 6-0, 6-1. DOUBLES :...

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    High school notebook: SWYL volleyball race still up in the air

    The race for first place in Southwest Yosemite League volleyball is coming into the final stretch without a clear-cut favorite. Bakersfield and Stockdale are both 6-1 in league matches heading into tonight's action, and Frontier, which plays at Stockdale tonight, is right behind at 5-2. Stockdale beat Frontier 3-1...

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    Near record-setting touchdown pass for Liberty

    Jordan Love connected with Braylin Scott tonight for a 97-yard touchdown pass for Liberty on the opening drive of the second half against Centennial. According to Central Section historian Bob Barnett, it is the second-longest pass in Kern County history. The longest came in 1998 as Lee Brown connected with Steve...

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    Upcoming local sporting events for Nov. 1

    TODAY College women's soccer Grand Canyon at CSUB, 7 College volleyball CSUB at Chicago State, 11 a.m. College swimming Fresno Pacific at CSUB, noon College women's cross country CSUB at WAC Championships, Edinburg, Texas ECHL hockey Condors vs. Ontario, 7 JC basketball Santa Barbara at BC women, 3 High...

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    Oct. 31 fish report

    Kern County, southern San Joaquin Valley LAKE ISABELLA: Catfish bite fair to good. The fish remain in 15-feet of water or more and the bite is best on garlic shrimp, chicken liver, shad, nightcrawlers, and some of the prepared baits. Top spots have been Red's Marina, Paradise Cove, or French Gulch. Most of the fish...

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    Taft College baseball sets Halloween game Thursday afternoon

    Taft College baseball will celebrate Halloween a day early on Thursday with its second Halloween game, starting at 3 p.m. It's an intrasquad game with the Cougar players dressed in costumes. Coach Vince Maiocco said he hopes this becomes an annual event. The first one was held last year. "It was a hoot," Maiocco...

  3. ROBERT GAUTNEY: Fernando's County amateur title was a work of art

    If you thought the San Francisco Giants' Madison Bumgarner had the best individual athletic performance this past week, then you weren't paying attention to the 63rd Men's Kern County Amateur golf championship. OK, so that's going a bit far, but the performance that D.J. Fernando put on at the Haggerty-North Kern and...

  1. Basketball: Bakersfield NJB Registration

    Registration for the winter 2015 season of Bakersfield NJB is open. Register online at Skills evaluations to be held at Riverlakes Community Center on November 9th. Season starts December 14th. For more information, contact Amber at 559-920-1403 Coaches needed for all levels. Grades...

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    Oct. 28 community sports announcements, results, accomplishments

    Announcements Kern County Officials Association has begun basketball officiating instruction for the 2014-15 high school basketball season on Mondays at 6 p.m. at St. John's Lutheran Church, 4500 Buena Vista Rd., Bakersfield. Contact Ricky Serrano (661)-747-5953 or email Ricky Serrano at Results...

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    BMX: J. Bliss Turns Intermediate in BMX

    Jaiden Bliss, 4, received his 10 novice win during the Gold Cup Pre-Race on Saturday, 10/18/2014. During this race Bliss raced against kids 5 and Under in the western region. With this win, Bliss moved to Intermediate. Congratulations Jaiden Bliss on moving to Intermediate. Contact info Karey Cones

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  1. Condors look to stay hot on offense against Ontario

    Seven games into the ECHL season, the Condors have showed a flair for scoring, averaging 3.14 goals per game -- tops among Pacific Division teams. But they've also give up way too many shots against -- 31.74 -- which ranked 14th among 28 teams. On Friday, the Condors announced the signing of defenseman Brendon Nash...

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    Condors score three times on power play to beat Reign

    The ECHL hockey season is but an infant, but if the first weeks of the season told us anything it was that power-play goals were not the way to beat the Ontario Reign. The Bakersfield Condors didn't get that memo, and they reversed the script in beating Ontario 3-2 -- with all three goals on the man advantage -- on...

  3. Local report: Condors shut out Reign, 3-0

    ONTARIO -- Josh Winquist scored two goals and Aaron Crandall made 23 saves to record his first professional shutout as the Bakersfield Condors posted a 3-0 victory Sunday afternoon over the Ontario Reign at Citizens Business Bank Arena. Winquist opened the scoring 3:47 into the game, jamming in a loose puck off an...

  1. Condors fade in 3rd period

    The Condors played pretty good hockey for 50 minutes on Friday night at Rabobank Arena, but the final 10 proved costly. Idaho's Alex Belzile tied the game on a power-play goal with 7½ minutes left then Brett Robinson scored short- handed with 3 minutes remaining as the Steelheads came from behind for a 3-2 win before...

  2. Strong finish helps Condors bury Aces

    The start wasn't all that impressive, but the finish was what the Condors were looking for Thursday night at Rabobank Arena. The Condors gave up the first goal for the first time this season and were out shot 15-5 in the first 20 minutes, but shrug that off and came back to take advantage of porous Alaska goaltending...

  3. Thunder rallies past Condors again, 4-2

    STOCKTON -- The Bakersfield Condors failed to a hold a two-goal lead for the second straight day, and the Stockton Thunder rallied for a 4-2 victory Sunday at Stockton Arena. Condors defenseman Graeme Craig opened the scoring with his first professional goal, on a deflection from the left point 3:39 into the game....

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    CSUB alum Zardes makes a name for himself in MLS

    CARSON -- When he appeared at Major League Soccer's 2013 draft a month after signing with the Los Angeles Galaxy, former Cal State Bakersfield standout Gyasi Zardes made an audacious prediction: "My skill is just going to blow your mind." When the Galaxy prepared to play Club Tijuana in the CONCACAF Champions League...

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    Bryce Hammond leads a CSUB team loaded with locals

    Bryce Hammond is a nice building block for a Cal State Bakersfield wrestling team that wants to battle for Pac-12 wrestling prowess. Hammond, a junior from Bakersfield High, enters the season as the No. 6-ranked 174-pound wrestler in six college wrestling polls. Last season, after placing eighth at the NCAA National...

  3. CSUB roundup: Missouri-KC tops 'Runners in volleyball

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Missouri-Kansas City maintained its perfect Western Athletic Conference volleyball record Thursday with a 21-25, 25-16, 25-21, 25-21 win over Cal State Bakersfield. Molly O'Hagan (17 kills) and Danika Youngblood (15 kills) led the way for CSUB (10-13, 6-4 WAC). UMKC is 21-3 overall and 9-0 in the...


    CSUB SHOW RECAP: Women's hoops ready for new season

    Cal State Bakersfield won't sneak up on any of its Western Athletic Conference women's basketball opponents this season. That's because the Roadrunners are the overwhelming pick to win the WAC title this season. And senior guard Tyonna Outland was the preseason WAC Player of the Year. "Now we're the target," Outland...

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    CSUB baseball: Season opens Feb. 13 at home vs. Creighton

    Cal State Bakersfield announced its 2015 baseball schedule on Tuesday and will open its season with seven straight home games beginning Feb. 13-15 when Creighton comes to Hardt Field. Northern Kentucky plays a four-game series at Hardt Fleld, with a doubleheader Feb. 20, from Feb. 20-22. After CSUB plays Purdue,...

  3. Local report: Condors shut out Reign, 3-0

    ONTARIO -- Josh Winquist scored two goals and Aaron Crandall made 23 saves to record his first professional shutout as the Bakersfield Condors posted a 3-0 victory Sunday afternoon over the Ontario Reign at Citizens Business Bank Arena. Winquist opened the scoring 3:47 into the game, jamming in a loose puck off an...

  1. 'Gades to host Santa Barbara in opener today

    After an up-and-down 2013-2014 for the Bakersfield College women's basketball team, Renegades coach Paula Dahl is ready for the new season, which begins today. Dahl is especially excited about the toughness and the competitive nature her players have exhibited in preseason practice. "I absolutely love this team," Dahl...

  2. BC women's basketball team features two new point guards

    Bakersfield College women's basketball has two new point guards this season, and that has coach Paula Dahl optimistic entering her 20th season as the team's coach. Dahl ran down her squad during Thursday's Renegade Report webcast. Men's basketball coach Rich Hughes also talked about his team. Dahl's team is only a day...

  3. Santa Monica tops BC in 4

    SANTA MONICA -- Tyler Grantz had a team-best 18 kills, but Bakersfield College was beaten by host Santa Monica College, 25-17, 25-17, 15-25, 25-13, Wednesday in a Western State Conference North Division. Lorena Ramirez had 17 kills and Kourtney Grantz added 14 kills for BC. Jade Delgadillo led the Renegades with 39...

  1. Pyle scores twice as BC wins in soccer

    Victoria Pyle scored two goals Tuesday as the Bakersfield College women's soccer team defeated West L.A. 5-1 in a Western State Conference South Division match at BC. Savannah Melendez added a goal and an assist for the Renegades (7-5-3). BC will travel to Antelope Valley on Friday.

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    BC football: A rash of 3-point games

    If you're a Bakersfield College football fan and like close games, this recent stretch of Renegade games is for you. Last Saturday's 34-31 win over Cerritos was the fifth straight BC game decided by three points. The first two were losses; the last three were wins. The scores: BC lost at Hancock, 20-17 on Sept. 27;...

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    BC football moves back into CCCAA top 25 after win

    Coming off a 34-31 win over Cerritos on Saturday at Memorial Stadium, the Renegades back in the California Community College Athletic Association state top 25 at No. 22. Cerrios (5-3) was previously ranked No. 11 before the loss and dropped five spots to No. 16. This marks the first time BC (4-4) has been ranked in...

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    Elmore: Salinas 'positive' about wanting Blaze

    Bakersfield Blaze owner D.G. Elmore said his meeting Tuesday with the Salinas city council provided no roadblocks to his plans to move the Blaze to that city. Then again, he said Salinas hasn't had to answer any difficult questions yet. "We weren't asking them to vote on anything, so who's going to say no to...

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    Blaze owner makes first pitch for Salinas stadium

    SALINAS -- Bakersfield Blaze owner D.G. Elmore, along with other supporters, made his first presentation to the Salinas City Council for a stadium development he proposes as a new home for the Blaze in 2016. The Blaze will remain at Sam Lynn Ballpark for at least the 2015 season. The Salinas stadium, which Elmore...

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    Blaze sign 2-year deal with Mariners

    The affiliation shuffle ended quickly for the Bakersfield Blaze, which announced Friday that it has reached a two-year affiliation agreement with the Seattle Mariners. The agreement came just two days after the Cincinnati Reds moved their affiliation from Bakersfield to Daytona, Fla. "We are beyond thrilled to...

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    Blaze announces affiliation with Seattle Mariners

    The Bakersfield Blaze announced Friday via Twitter that its new major-league parent club is the Seattle Mariners. The Blaze, of the California League, were previously affiliated with the Cincinnati Reds, who didn't renew their contract with Bakersfield and instead moved their High Class A affiliate to Daytona, Fla....

  2. Blaze future in question

    The winds of change are coming, and again they're threatening to blow the Bakersfield Blaze right out of town. Blaze owner D.G. Elmore said Thursday he will present a plan next week to relocate the California League team to Salinas in time for the 2016 season. A team affiliated with one of three MLB teams -- the Texas...

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    Salinas has eyes on Bakersfield's Blaze; Reds leave as affiliate

    The city of Salinas has announced that Blaze owner D.G. Elmore, who lives in Bloomington, Ind., will present a plan to relocate the team to a new stadium in Salinas in time for the 2016 season. Elmore is studying preliminary plans to build a privately financed stadium in Salinas. "We are excited by the potential of...

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School House Zach Condors Talk

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    Jordan Love connected with Braylin Scott tonight for a 97-yard touchdown pass for Liberty on the opening drive of the second half against Centennial....

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    Once again, we have three games tonight broadcasted live at Bakersfield at Stockdale - Adam Resendez Centennial at Liberty - Louis Amestoy and...

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    It's one of those lovely weeks of the year when sports intersect. Baseball is ending (probably has ended by the time I'm done writing this), hockey season is...

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  1. Condors bolster defense

    The Condors, who are giving up an average of nearly 32 shots per game, bolsted their young defensive corps with the signing of Brendon Nash on Friday. Nash,...

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    The Condors have long been known for some of the zaniest specialty jerseys, but the Utah Grizzlies may have moved to the head of the class with the outfits...

  3. Condors puffy shirt Nobody beats the Wiz on Condors Puffy Shirt night

    The Puffy Shirt nameplate lottery took place Thursday morning in Rababank Arena where Condors players picked the Seinfield character name they wanted to be for...

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