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  1. Drillers, Roadrunners prevail in outdoors wrestling event
  2. Drillers, Roadrunners prevail in outdoors wrestling event
  3. Drillers, Roadrunners prevail in outdoors wrestling event
  4. Drillers, Roadrunners prevail in outdoors wrestling event
  5. TREVOR HORN: Garces girls would have to stay in D-I in state playoffs
  6. TREVOR HORN: Garces girls would have to stay in D-I in state playoffs
  7. TREVOR HORN: Garces girls would have to stay in D-I in state playoffs
  8. All systems go for AHL's new Pacific Division
  9. STEVE MERLO: Coy-Williams team takes first at Bass Club tourney
  10. Jan. 30 fish report
  11. East and Golden Valley score upsets in SYL boys hoops
  12. Jan. 28 high school roundup
  13. Jan. 28 high school roundup
  14. Jan. 28 high school roundup
  15. Bakersfield High routs SWYL opponents at league meet

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    Jan. 30 fish report

    Kern County, southern San Joaquin Valley LAKE ISABELLA: Continued light fishing pressure, but the winter catfish bite has continued fair. The cats are best on the large live minnows, with far fewer fish this past week on clams or the marshmallow-meal worm combo. The cats are mostly in the 2-8 to four-pound range. A...

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    Drillers, Roadrunners prevail in outdoors wrestling event

    SAN LUIS OBISPO -- It wasn't a day at the beach, exactly, not with hot temperatures, a soft mat and the bright glare of the sun off of the mat making this unlike nearly any other wrestling meet ever contested. But no matter the unique circumstances, it was a sweep for Bakersfield's two most prominent wrestling...

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    All systems go for AHL's new Pacific Division

    The adjectives flowed freely in San Jose on Thursday afternoon as it was announced that five National Hockey League teams will be moving their American Hockey League franchises to California for the 2015-16 season. "Monumental," AHL president David Andrews said of a changing hockey landscape that will see...

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    No promise of keeping 'Condors' nickname

    This much is known: Bakersfield will be part of the new five-team Pacific Division of the American Hockey League. The Edmonton Oilers, who purchased the Condors just over a year ago, are moving their Oklahoma City AHL franchise to Bakersfield. The move, which has been reported for weeks, was made official on...

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    STEVE MERLO: Coy-Williams team takes first at Bass Club tourney

    A nice limit of spotted bass allowed David Coy and Jerry Williams to make short work of the rest of the Golden Empire Bass Club entrants last weekend at their January tournament held at Lake Nacimiento. The duo slammed home a nice 9.11-pound, 5-fish stringer to capture first-place honors and also made it a full sweep...

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    Jan. 29 high school roundup

    Boys basketball Frontier 62, Garces 59 GHS : Layton 15, Freeman 7 (9 reb), Gutierrez 2, VanderPoel 9, Klingenberger 2, Slaton 22, Zagustin 2. FHS (14-5) : Bender 13, Travis 2, Sturm 18, Hill 11, E. Morales 10, Wright 8. JV: GHS d. FHS; FS: FHS d. GHS West 55, Independence 49 At WHS (Wednesday) WHS (15-6, 2-1...

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    TREVOR HORN: Garces girls would have to stay in D-I in state playoffs

    There have been conflicting reports, mainly by me, this week about where exactly the Garces girls basketball team would land should it make the CIF state playoffs. And if I may borrow a phrase from Jack Webb of "Dragnet" fame, the next 475-ish words are "just the facts." Garces is Division I in the Central Section,...

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    Drillers, Roadrunners prevail in outdoors wrestling event

    SAN LUIS OBISPO -- It wasn't a day at the beach, exactly, not with hot temperatures, a soft mat and the bright glare of the sun off of the mat making this unlike nearly any other wrestling meet ever contested. But no matter the unique circumstances, it was a sweep for Bakersfield's two most prominent wrestling...

  3. Younger players give Drillers a boost in win over Mustangs

    Bakersfield boys basketball coach Greg Burt may have found his X factor midway through the Southwest Yosemite League schedule. As in sophomore Xavier Esquivel. Esquivel scored nine of his game-high 20 points in overtime as the Drillers beat Stockdale 45-40 on Thursday. "I love the way my kids competed tonight," BHS...

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    Jan. 29 high school roundup

    Boys basketball Frontier 62, Garces 59 GHS : Layton 15, Freeman 7 (9 reb), Gutierrez 2, VanderPoel 9, Klingenberger 2, Slaton 22, Zagustin 2. FHS (14-5) : Bender 13, Travis 2, Sturm 18, Hill 11, E. Morales 10, Wright 8. JV: GHS d. FHS; FS: FHS d. GHS West 55, Independence 49 At WHS (Wednesday) WHS (15-6, 2-1...

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    East and Golden Valley score upsets in SYL boys hoops

    A night of upsets has now turned the South Yosemite League into a four-way tie for first place. Golden Valley, behind a 23 point, seven rebound, 10 assist performance from Trey Armstrong beat Tehachapi 77-67 and East, which was 3-15 coming in, upset Ridgeview 67-62. West defeated Independence 55-49. Now the Vikings,...

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    Jan. 28 high school roundup

    Boys basketball Mira Monte 42, Foothill 21 at MM MM (2-14, 1-3 SEYL): Hernandez 12; Garcia 4; Vasquez 8; Bagsby 8; Lopez 1; Lewis 3; Salgado 9. FHS (3-15, 1-2) : Rodriguez 2; Magallanes 3; Reyes 2; Ward 6; Foncesa 4; Ivaro 4. JV: MM d FHS; FS: FHS d. MM. Golden Valley 77, Tehachapi 67 At GV GVHS (9-10, 2-1...

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    Jan. 27 community sports announcements, results, accomplishments

    Announcements Basketball Mamba boys and girls travel teams seeking players, 6th or 7th grade boys with experience, and high school varsity girls, grades 9-11. Contact Paul Chavez (661) 204-7468.   Results BMX Jan. 19 Metro BMX races Moto 1 (13 Cruiser): 1. Seth Owens; 2. Carson Mackinnon; 3. Dylon Owens: Moto 2...

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    BETTE ADDINGTON: Central Valley Masters event starts up 2015 tourney momentum

    Thanks to the directors of the Central Valley Masters for deciding to kick off 2015 with one of their tournaments! Back in early December they set the date, picked the location and started their promoting. They decided to move this event to Visalia this time and try a one-day format. This fifth tournament for the...

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    Jan. 30 fish report

    Kern County, southern San Joaquin Valley LAKE ISABELLA: Continued light fishing pressure, but the winter catfish bite has continued fair. The cats are best on the large live minnows, with far fewer fish this past week on clams or the marshmallow-meal worm combo. The cats are mostly in the 2-8 to four-pound range. A...

  1. Softball: Bakersfield Babes 10u travel softball

    The Bakersfield Babes – 10u girls travel softball team is holding open workouts and looking to add players to their roster. All positions are open and earned. Please contact coach Rene (559) 999-7398 or Coach Joe (661) 427-6066 Private workouts can be arranged. Contact info Rene Ramirez trussmasters@gmail.com...

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    Gymnastics: 2 gymnasts qualify for state handstand championships

    Six year old Troy Holman and nine year old Dillon Nack both qualified to compete in the Southern California State Mr. Handstand Championship. They qualified by winning their divisions at the Northern California second preliminary in Torrance Jan. 24 and 25. They are coached by Sean Farrell and Hayden DaMant at...

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    Cheerleading: American Cheer at GSSA Championships

    American Cheer, Attended The GSSA Championships in Visalia Ca. Taking our full program. All -Star / Prep Teams 11 Total Congratulations American. JADE Jr 3 1ST PlACE & Grand Champs/ Judges Choice GLITTER-TINY 1 -first Competition of The Season 1ST Place THE NEW 'RED MINI 1 -1ST PLACE DIAMONDS Y1-3RD PLACE WHITE...

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    All systems go for AHL's new Pacific Division

    The adjectives flowed freely in San Jose on Thursday afternoon as it was announced that five National Hockey League teams will be moving their American Hockey League franchises to California for the 2015-16 season. "Monumental," AHL president David Andrews said of a changing hockey landscape that will see...

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    No promise of keeping 'Condors' nickname

    This much is known: Bakersfield will be part of the new five-team Pacific Division of the American Hockey League. The Edmonton Oilers, who purchased the Condors just over a year ago, are moving their Oklahoma City AHL franchise to Bakersfield. The move, which has been reported for weeks, was made official on...

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    AHL to make West division official today in San Jose

    The American Hockey League will make the relocation of five franchises to the West Coast official today at a news conference in San Jose. The changes have been reported in bits and pieces for more than a month, and will be made official at the SAP Center at 12:30 p.m. by AHL commissioner Dave Andrews. Representative...

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    Once again, Condors struggle to score in loss to Reign

    Once again, Condors coach J.F. Houle could find little wrong with the effort his team put forth. But once again, that effort did not result in a win. Ontario scored an empty-net goal with 33 seconds left Tuesday night at Rabobank Arena, icing a 3-1 victory against a Condors team that is struggling to score goals and...

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    Condors notes: Newest forward has come a long way from Nigeria

    If the Condors are going to be making a playoff run, Akim Aliu will likely be playing a large role. Aliu, a second-round draft pick of the Chicago Blackhawks in 2007, made his home debut with the Condors Tuesday when they faced the Ontario Reign. Aliu, a veteran at just 25 years of age, brings a wealth of...

  3. Sources say AHL West division a done deal

    All indications are there will be a Pacific Division of the American Hockey League next season, including Bakersfield, but AHL President Dave Andrews said on Monday that it was not a done deal. The Norfolk Virginian-Pilot, citing a source, reported on Monday that the AHL Board of Governors voted to approve a West...

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    Drillers, Roadrunners prevail in outdoors wrestling event

    SAN LUIS OBISPO -- It wasn't a day at the beach, exactly, not with hot temperatures, a soft mat and the bright glare of the sun off of the mat making this unlike nearly any other wrestling meet ever contested. But no matter the unique circumstances, it was a sweep for Bakersfield's two most prominent wrestling...

  2. Ex-CSUB player signs pro soccer contract

    Former Cal State Bakersfield soccer standout Jesus (Chuy) Sanchez has signed a professional contract with the Oklahoma City Energy Football Club. Sanchez, a midfielder, played for the USL PDL runner-up Kitsap Pumas in 2014. Sanchez led CSUB in assists his freshman season, was the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation...

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    CSUB notes: Competition will color early going for softball team

    The Cal State Bakersfield softball team has a lot of new faces and more players than in recent seasons. Fourth-year coach Crissy Buck-Ziegler said that means more competition for playing time "We have more depth, and we're trying to build that," she said on the Roadrunner Rundown webcast Tuesday morning. She added...

  1. CSUB pulls away in 2nd half for 79-54 win over NAIA team

    It was a first half to forget for Cal State Bakersfield Tuesday night. But it turned around in the second half when the Roadrunners outscored NAIA program San Diego Christian by 26 points and coasted to a 79-54 win in the Icardo Center. At halftime, the Hawks (5-12) led 33-32 despite a first half where CSUB (7-14)...

  2. Local report: Greenwald sets CSUB diving mark on 3-meter

    While the Roadrunners celebrated the careers of five men's swimmers on Senior Day at the Hillman Aquatics Center, Tyler Greenwald stole the show. The sophomore diver broke the school record with a personal best on the 3-meter board on Sunday as the 'Runners cruised past UC Santa Cruz, 222-70. Greenwald posted a...

  3. CSUB womens water polo upsets No. 13 UC San Diego

    SANTA BARBARA -- An 11-6 victory over No. 13 UC San Diego highlighted second day action for Cal State Bakersfield at the UC Santa Barbara Invitational on Saturday. The Roadrunners opened the match against the Tritons (0-2) by scoring the first four goals and would lead 7-3 at halftime. CSUB increased the advantage to...

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  1. BC softball team wins opener

    Isabel Martinez went 4 for 4, and Trinidad Lee pitched a complete game to help the Bakersfield College softball team open coach Christie Hill's head coaching career with a 9-4 win Thursday over host Fresno City College. Lee scattered nine hits and and allowed four runs over seven innnings. She struck out two. Alex...

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    BC baseball looks to bounce back after missing playoffs

    After missing out on postseason play in 2014 for the first time in three seasons, the Bakersfield College baseball team is ready to redeem itself this year. "We're happy with our progress up to this point," BC coach Tim Painton said. "We feel like the freshman class that came in will be a very productive class. We...

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    Stronger lineup, deeper bench should bolster BC softball team

    After a lack of depth made the 2014 season a tough one, the Bakersfield College softball team has reloaded and is ready to get back to its winning ways. "We look strong," said first-year BC coach Christie Hill. "Our sophomore class is really excited to play with a great team. Last year they only had two pitchers, and...

  1. BC women pick up 15th win of season

    VALENCIA -- The Bakersfield College women's basketball team won their 15th game of the season Saturday night with a 73-59 victory over College of the Canyons (13-8,3-3) in Western State Conference play. "It's only the second time I've beat them at home," Coach Paula Dahl said, "We always enjoy our victories against...

  2. BC men drop close one to Canyons

    VALENCIA -- College of the Canyons (11-8, 3-3) managed to hold off Bakersfield College (12-8, 2-4) in the closing seconds to secure a 76-74 victory in Western State Conference men's basketball action Saturday night. "We played much better than we have the last two games," Coach Rich Hughes said. "Against Santa Monica...

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    Ex-Roadrunner Hill starts new era as 'Gades coach

    Christie Hill made a huge impact on one college softball program in Bakersfield. Now she'll try to do the same at the other. Hill, who turns 32 next month, is beginning her first season as Bakersfield College's head softball coach. She had a sensational playing career at Cal State Bakersfield, where she still holds...

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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 announces '15 coaching staff

    The Bakersfield Blaze's 2015 coaching staff will have a familiar ring to it. Just not to people in Bakersfield. The Blaze announced Monday that manager Eddie Menchaca, pitching coach Andrew Lorraine and hitting coach Max Venable would head its coaching staff this season, the first for the team under a new...

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    Blaze eye Salinas, safe at home for now

    Bakersfield has had a minor-league baseball team for 73 years. For at least 29 of those years, team officials have wanted to play in a new stadium. That desire hasn't changed under the frustrated current ownership. The Blaze will likely be in Bakersfield one more season and probably two, but it's not because hope is...

  1. 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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School House Zach Condors Talk

  1. HOOPSSIXCC.JPG East and Golden Valley score upsets in SYL boys hoops

    A night of upsets has now turned the South Yosemite League into a four-way tie for first place. Golden Valley, behind a 23 point, seven rebound, 10 assist...

  2. VIDEO: Garces girls beat Liberty 68-28

    Garces moves to 18-1 overall and 3-0 in Southwest Yosemite League play with a 68-28 win over Liberty on Tuesday. CJ West led the Rams with 26 points and 16...

  3. Centennial beats BHS VIDEO: Centennial beats BHS 66-63 in boys hoops

    Behind a game-high 16 points by Jacob Woody, Centennial beat Bakersfield 66-63 to remain undefeated in Southwest Yosemite League play on Monday. Here are the...

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  1. Condors sign vet with some NHL experience

    He’s got skill, size (6-foot-4, 225 pounds) and a healthy dose of grit and most likely a chip on his shoulder. The Condors, in desperate need of a top-6...

  2. brontos.jpg How does Bakersfield Brontos sound?

    I tried my best to ignore this nickname, but Condors broadcaster Ryan Holt just won’t let it go. Holty wonders how I could have left out a possible new name...

  3. BIRDSTWOCC.JPG Former Condor involved in nasty pre-game brawl

    Former Bakersfield Condor Joe Rullier was one of several players suspended in a nasty brawl that developed during warm-ups prior to a  North American Hockey...

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