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  1. Kennedy's Morales has made the most of second chance
  2. Zach Ewing's semifinals previews and predictions
  3. CONDORS: Teddy Bear Toss this Saturday at Rabobank
  4. CONDORS: Teddy Bear Toss this Saturday at Rabobank
  5. CONDORS: Teddy Bear Toss this Saturday at Rabobank
  6. BCHS falls in SoCal regionals to Saddleback Valley Christian
  7. BCHS falls in SoCal regionals to Saddleback Valley Christian
  8. BCHS falls in SoCal regionals to Saddleback Valley Christian
  9. BCHS falls in SoCal regionals to Saddleback Valley Christian
  10. BCHS falls in SoCal regionals to Saddleback Valley Christian
  11. Central Section football rankings, Playoffs Week 3 (expanded)
  12. Central Section football rankings, Playoffs Week 3 (expanded)
  13. Central Section football rankings, Playoffs Week 3 (expanded)
  14. Central Section football rankings, Playoffs Week 3 (expanded)
  15. Central Section football rankings, Playoffs Week 3 (expanded)

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    Seahawks, 49ers meet in rematch of last season's NFC title game

    SANTA CLARA -- Richard Sherman's leaping deflection of a pass headed for Michael Crabtree in the corner of the end zone was the defining moment to seal last January's NFC championship game that sent the Seattle Seahawks on their way to a Super Bowl win. The tip landed right in the hands of Malcolm Smith for the...

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    Grizzlies hold off Lakers, 99-93

    LOS ANGELES -- Marc Gasol had 19 points and 11 rebounds, Mike Conley added 19 points and the Memphis Grizzlies held off the Los Angeles Lakers 99-93 Wednesday night for their seventh victory in eight games. Zach Randolph scored 16 points for the Grizzlies, who improved to 13-2 and kept pace with Toronto atop the...

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    Crawford, Paul drive Clippers past Pistons

    AUBURN HILLS, Mich. -- Jamal Crawford scored 25 points, Chris Paul had 23 and the Los Angeles Clippers beat the Detroit Pistons 104-98 on Wednesday night. Blake Griffin added 15 points, seven rebounds and seven assists for the Clippers, who outscored the Pistons 32-25 in the final period. Crawford, one of the NBA's...

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    Alford preaches patience after UCLA falls to Oklahoma

    PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas -- Getting back on defense, Kevon Looney shook his head and grimaced. Down by five points with 4 minutes 29 seconds left in the game, Looney had missed a pair of free throws. Once within reach, UCLA's chance at a win was slipping away in a flurry of missed free throws. Oklahoma defeated UCLA...

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    Kings use 4 first-period goals to beat Wild

    ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Dustin Brown's goal and assist helped ignite a four-goal first period, Martin Jones earned his fifth career shutout, and the Los Angeles Kings beat the Minnesota Wild 4-0 on Wednesday night. Mike Richards, Tyler Toffoli and Justin Williams also scored for the Kings, who won on the road for just the...

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    Warrant issued after Swift misses court date

    A $20,000 bench warrant was issued Wednesday morning for former NBA player Robert Swift after he failed to show up in King County (Wash.) Superior Court for his arraignment on a firearms charge. Swift, 29, who graduated from Bakersfield High and also attended Garces, was charged Nov. 12 with unlawful possession of a...

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  1. NOTEBOOK: Liberty volleyball coach steps down

    After 14 seasons as the volleyball coach at Liberty, Lean Slayton stepped down Monday evening. Citing personal reasons and a desire to spend more time with her children, Slayton said it was the right time to resign. "I've been coaching volleyball now for 24 consecutive years," Slayton said. "I just felt like it was...

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    BCHS falls in SoCal regionals to Saddleback Valley Christian

    The jitters were there in the beginning, and then came the tears, hugs and memories of another stellar season coming to a halt against a familiar opponent. For the second consecutive season, Bakersfield Christian's volleyball team won a Central Section title and advanced to the CIF Southern California regional...

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    Kennedy's Morales has made the most of second chance

    This time last season, Jorge Morales was a junior at Kennedy, just hanging out and missing class after the Thunderbirds football team finished another season with a losing record. His grade-point average dipped below 1.0, he was skipping school at an alarming rate and eventually was expelled because of truancy....

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    Zach Ewing's semifinals previews and predictions

    The holiday season is special because it means time with family and time away from work or school, but it's also special for many people because it means repeating traditions they become accustomed to and grow fond of. For me, Thanksgiving means football, family and food, and the day after means begging off going...

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    Central Section football rankings, Playoffs Week 3 (expanded)

    Most of the favorites took care of business in the Central Section quarterfinals, meaning the BVarsity top 10 remains largely unchanged. The biggest upset came in Division I, where Clovis beat Clovis North and moves up to No. 6. Now time for more clashes of the top teams. All four semifinals Friday in Division I and...

  3. Clovis scores biggest upset of top 25 teams with win over Clovis North

    Most of the favorites took care of business in the Central Section quarterfinals, meaning the BVarsity top 10 remains largely unchanged. The biggest upset came in Division I, where Clovis beat Clovis North and moves up to No. 6 in the rankings. Now time for more clashes of the top teams. All four semifinals Friday in...

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    Nov. 21 fish report

    Kern County, southern San Joaquin Valley LAKE ISABELLA: Very light fishing pressure and the bite seems to have completely tanked for both the catfish, which had been pretty good, and the crappie. Also no trout reports. The few catfish showing have been caught in Red's Marina, Paradise Cove or French Gulch in 12 to 25...

  2. ROBERT GAUTNEY: Highlights of a memorable golf trip

    I took a golf trip recently. It had been a while since any out-of-town trip involved golf. But I knew this one was going to be special and I was right. Escape to the sunny side they called it. Quail Lodge and Golf Club, in Carmel. Nestled in the Santa Lucia Mountains, it's just minutes east from downtown Carmel. I got...

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    Nov. 25 community sports announcements, results, accomplishments

    Announcements Baseball Bakersfield Rockets 12U open tryouts, 6-8 p.m. Dec. 2, 4. at Riverlakes Batting Range. Players can not turn 13 before April 30. Contact Josh Langley (661) 747-1925. Results Coed softball Arvin Adult League Scores No Flex Zone 20, Chunky Monkeys 3 Express 15, Scared Hitless 10 Chamber...

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    Baseball: Bakersfield Bees take 2nd Place in the BSWB Turkey Tournament

    The Bakersfield Bees take 2nd place in the BSWB Turkey tournament on November 15-16 against the Sandlot Sluggers. (3-1) Top Row (Left-Right): Ian Valdez, Cutter Coffey, Ever Murguia, Michael Baker, Isaiah Borskey, Jonathan Leal Bottom Row (Left-Right): Jordan Mora, Colby King, Josiah Ambriz, Anthony Banda, Jacob...

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    Softball: Arvin Adult League Week 4 Results

    Congratulations for No Flex... Zone on their first win of the season! No Flex... Zone 20, Chunky Monkeys 3 Express 15, Scared Hitless 10 Chamber of Secrets 19, Los Terminadores 19 Homeruns: No Flex Zone... Raul Perez 1, Alejo Rosas 1 Express Marcos Alvarez 1 (3) Nacho Sosa 1 Chamber of Secrets Juan Villalpando...

  3. Baseball: Bakersfield Rockets 12u Upcoming Open Tryouts

    The Bakersfield Rockets 12U are looking to fill a few roster spots for the upcoming spring season. We will be having open tryouts on Tuesday December 2, and Thursday December 4. They will be held at Riverlakes Batting Range from 6-8pm. Players cannot turn 13 before April 30, 2015. Contact info Josh Langley...

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    CONDORS: Teddy Bear Toss this Saturday at Rabobank

    The 16th annual Teddy Bear Toss Game was the main topic of conversation Tuesday during the Condors Unleashed webcast. The Condors host Utah for the game on Saturday night and a word to the wise: get tickets early and get to the game early, If not, you could be waiting in line when the first goal is scored and...

  2. Local report: BC finishes second at wrestling tournament

    The Bakersfield College Wrestling team turned finished second at the “2014 Brawl” at East Los Angeles College on Saturday. Jack Murphy pinned both of his opponents on the way to  first place at 197 pounds. He is No. 1 in the state. BC’s Vincent Gomez took first at 157 pounds. He pinned his first two opponents before...

  3. BC finishes second in wrestling tournament

    The Bakersfield College Wrestling team turned finished second at the "2014 Brawl" at East Los Angeles College on Saturday. Jack Murphy pinned both of his opponents on the way to first place at 197 pounds. He is No. 1 in the state. BC's Vincent Gomez took first at 157 pounds. He pinned his first two opponents before...

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    Thunder spoils show for Condors

    The noise during the game was deafening. The silence in the Condors' locker room afterward spoke volumes. With 8,209 screaming fans, most of them school-aged children, on hand for the 10:30 a.m. start of the Field Trip Day game, the Condors came out as if they were sleepwalking. The Stockton Thunder scored 30...

  2. CONDORS UNLEASHED: After Seinfeld weekend, Teddy Bear toss next

    Puffy Shirts, Teddy Bears and yes, even hockey, were topics of discussion on Tuesday during the Condors Unleashed webcast. The Condors wore special Puffy Shirt jerseys to honor the 25th anniversary of the sitcom Seinfeld last Saturday and once again earned world-wide recognition for one of their promotions. The...

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    Idaho beats Condors again

    For the 13th time in 15 games, the Condors scored first. For the sixth time they were unable to turn that lead into a win. They did, however, come away with a point on Saturday night at Rabobank Arena. Alex Belzile scored 2:36 into overtime to lift the Idaho Steelheads to a 2-1 victory before 4,125. Idaho, atop...

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  1. CSUB signs 3 JC basketball players

    Cal State Bakersfield has signed three junior college men's basketball players to letters of intent. They are guards Dedrick Basile and Justin Price and power forward Ravonn Posey. Basile averaged 10 points and 5 assists per season last year at Trinity Valley Community College in Athens, Texas, where he led his team to...

  2. CSUB swimmers Huxhold, Burks honored

    Senior Mitchell Huxhold and sophomore Carlee Burks of Cal State Bakersifeld have been named the Western Athletic Conference's male swimmer and female diver of the week, respectively. Huxhold won three individual events and helped two relay teams to top-6 finishes at the A3 Performance Invitational that featured some of...

  3. CSUB signs 3 water polo players

    The Cal State Bakersfield water polo team has signed three players to letters of intent. They are Stockdale High senior Lindsey Paulson, Devynn Stein from San Dimas-Charter Oak High School and Ruby Versfeld from Cape Town, South Africa. Paulson, a diver and swimmer at Stockdale, has been with the Bakersfield Water Polo...

  1. 'Runners coast past Fresno Pacific

    A lot of players had a lot of minutes for Cal State Bakersfield Wednesday night. The outcome of the women's basketball game vs. Fresno Pacific was never in doubt, and the Roadrunners coasted to an 82-60 win in the Icardo Center. Senior guard Dajy Vines scored a career-high 27 points, one of four Roadrunners to score in...

  2. CSUB cruises in home opener, posts first victory

    Coming home proved invaluable for Cal State Bakersfield Sunday afternoon. The Roadrunners cruised past cold-shooting Delaware 70-52 in CSUB’s home opener in the Icardo Center in a battle of winless teams. “It’s been a tough four games,” CSUB coach Rod Barnes said. “Getting the pressure off the first (win) ......

  3. 'Runners cruise in home opener, post first victory

    Coming home proved invaluable for Cal State Bakersfield Sunday afternoon. The Roadrunners cruised past cold-shooting Delaware 70-52 in CSUB's home opener in the Icardo Center in a battle of winless teams. "It's been a tough four games," CSUB coach Rod Barnes said. "Getting the pressure off the first (win) ... I think...

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    BC has a special game in bowl win over Chaffey

    Special teams are part of nearly every football practice at Bakersfield College. On Saturday, the many hours spent in that area this season paid off. Every BC point was scored by or set up by special teams, and the Renegades concluded their season with a 23-10 win over Chaffey in the Western State Bowl before 2,470...

  2. Local report: BC finishes second at wrestling tournament

    The Bakersfield College Wrestling team turned finished second at the “2014 Brawl” at East Los Angeles College on Saturday. Jack Murphy pinned both of his opponents on the way to  first place at 197 pounds. He is No. 1 in the state. BC’s Vincent Gomez took first at 157 pounds. He pinned his first two opponents before...

  3. BC finishes second in wrestling tournament

    The Bakersfield College Wrestling team turned finished second at the "2014 Brawl" at East Los Angeles College on Saturday. Jack Murphy pinned both of his opponents on the way to first place at 197 pounds. He is No. 1 in the state. BC's Vincent Gomez took first at 157 pounds. He pinned his first two opponents before...

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    PHOTOS: BC's flag carrier to lead team one last time

    Peter Reyes, 71, has been a Bakersfield College football fan since 1958, when he was a teenager. For more than 30 years -- he can't remember exactly when it started -- he has led the Renegades onto the field at Memorial Stadium for their games, running ahead of them with a giant Bakersfield College flag. Reyes is...

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    BC looks to end season on winning note

    League wins over Cerritos and Ventura colleges paved the way for Bakersfield College qualifying for today's Western State Bowl against Chaffey College. But the 4 p.m. game in Memorial Stadium likely doesn't happen if a non-league game vs. Citrus College turned out differently. It was Oct. 11 in Glendora. The...

  3. BC men beat west Hills in basketball

    COALINGA-- Deandre Dickson scored 18 points to lead the Bakersfield College men's basketball team to an 73-63 victory over host West Hills College. Alexander Daniels added 13 points while Isaiah Rogers and Jameik Riviere each added 11 for the Renegades (3-1). Bakersfield will host Barstow Friday.

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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...

  2. Blaze likely to remain in Bakersfield through 2016

    The Bakersfield Blaze's plans to move to Salinas have hit a roadblock, and that means the team likely will stay at Sam Lynn Ballpark for at least two more seasons. Blaze owner D.G. Elmore, who lives in Indiana, said Monday that negotiations had fallen apart with Hayward Lumber, the company that owns the Salinas land on...

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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....

  3. 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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School House Zach Condors Talk

  1. BHS_LibertyFB14.JPG Zach Ewing's semifinals previews and predictions

    The holiday season is special because it means time with family and time away from work or school, but it's also special for many people because it means...

  2. BVarsity football rankings, Week 13.jpg Central Section football rankings, Playoffs Week 3 (expanded)

    Most of the favorites took care of business in the Central Section quarterfinals, meaning the BVarsity top 10 remains largely unchanged. The biggest upset came...

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    The fellas over at CalHi Sports released the preseason girls basketball state rankings and Centennial is there at No. 35. A successful 2013-14 campaign that...

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  1. Condors get a player back, lose two to injuries

    First the good news. Winger Jonathan Lessard, who has not played since being injured during the Oct. 26 game against Ontario (in a collision with his own...

  2. Condors use off day to rest, adjust to big ice in Alaska

    After coming off a 3-2 victory over a well-rested Alaska team on Wednesday, Condors coach J.F. Houle was using an off day on Thursday for teaching and rest....

  3. Wacky ECHL sked and other notes

    Is there anything more wacky than the ECHL schedule for the Pacific Division? The Condors have had the busiest start to the season of any team in the league...

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