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  1. BVARSITY FOOTBALL RANKINGS: Teams from Tulare, Kings counties make big moves
  2. Central Section volleyball rankings
  3. Sept. 23 community sports accomplishments
  4. Sept. 23 community sports accomplishments
  5. Sept. 23 community sports accomplishments
  6. Sept. 23 community sports accomplishments
  7. Sept. 23 community sports accomplishments
  8. Gymnastics: Galaxy Compulsory Girls
  9. Tradition behind Garces-San Joaquin Memorial matchup unrivaled
  10. Tradition behind Garces-San Joaquin Memorial matchup unrivaled
  11. Tradition behind Garces-San Joaquin Memorial matchup unrivaled
  12. Tradition behind Garces-San Joaquin Memorial matchup unrivaled
  13. Tradition behind Garces-San Joaquin Memorial matchup unrivaled
  14. Turnovers hurt BC football in loss to Long Beach City
  15. Turnovers hurt BC football in loss to Long Beach City

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    BVARSITY FOOTBALL RANKINGS: Teams from Tulare, Kings counties make big moves

    The big movers in this week's Central Section football rankings come from the oft-overlooked central area of the section, Tulare County and Kings County. Dinuba stunned Visalia-El Diamante (previously the highest rated Tulare County team at No. 8), 28-22, and jumped into the top 10. That made Hanford's previous 30-7...

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    Dodgers lose to Giants in 13, lead cut to 3 1/2

    LOS ANGELES — Three early errors and no late offense. The Los Angeles Dodgers sure picked a poor time to stumble. Instead of nearly slamming the door on the San Francisco Giants’ hopes of winning the NL West, the Dodgers saw their lead cut to 3 1/2 games with a 5-2 loss in 13 innings Monday night. "You know you’re...

  3. Sept. 22 high school roundup

    Boys water polo Taft 10, BCHS 8 TAFT: Goals: Adkins 4, Barnes 3, Self, Lehman, Nuno. Cross country Woodbridge Invitational At O.C. Great Park, Irvine; 3 miles Bakersfield High results Novice boys: 5. Stevenson, 19:12; 10. Patterson, 19:31; Sophomore boys: 7. Struzyna, 16:08; 18. Rous, 16:37; 21. Parks, 16:41...

  1. Local report: CSUB's Youngblood named WAC player of week

    Cal State Bakersfield senior outside hitter Danika Youngblood has been named Western Athletic Conference volleyball player of the week. Youngblood, from Salt Lake City, Utah, had 19 kills and 10 digs in a four-set loss to Long Beach State on Friday, then had a career-high 22 kiills and 10 digs Saturday morning vs....

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    Central Section volleyball rankings

    Kern County will get one last shot to knock off top-ranked Clovis when No. 6 Stockdale heads north on Thursday. The Cougars beat Centennial 3-0 to open the season and had a 2-0 win over Garces in the Clovis Invitational in August. Tehachapi moves up two spots to the No. 2 spot, thanks in large part to a 3-1 win over...

  3. BETTE ADDINGTON: Brace for big week of bowling in October

    Bowlers, mark your calendar to be at Regency Lanes the weekend of Oct. 3-4-5. This will be the biggest weekend local bowlers have seen in quite some time. The 8th annual Don Glover Masters tournament with $3,000 1st place guaranteed, the Central Valley Masters handicap tournament with $2,000 1st place guaranteed and...

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    BVARSITY FOOTBALL RANKINGS: Teams from Tulare, Kings counties make big moves

    The big movers in this week's Central Section football rankings come from the oft-overlooked central area of the section, Tulare County and Kings County. Dinuba stunned Visalia-El Diamante (previously the highest rated Tulare County team at No. 8), 28-22, and jumped into the top 10. That made Hanford's previous 30-7...

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    Central Section volleyball rankings

    Kern County will get one last shot to knock off top-ranked Clovis when No. 6 Stockdale heads north on Thursday. The Cougars beat Centennial 3-0 to open the season and had a 2-0 win over Garces in the Clovis Invitational in August. Tehachapi moves up two spots to the No. 2 spot, thanks in large part to a 3-1 win over...

  3. Sept. 21 high school roundup

    Cross Country Wolf Pack Invitational at Hart Park; 5K course Boys team scores: Ridgeview 90; Corcoran 106; Stockdale 117; Centennial 130; North 132; Liberty 201; Foothill 223; Paramount Academy 240; 9. Highland 243; Porterville 258; Arvin 283; Frontier 294; Wasco 342; Garces 352; Bakersfield Christian 370;...

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    Tradition behind Garces-San Joaquin Memorial matchup unrivaled

    History builds tradition. Rivalry games bring out the best of student sections, the sound of the band playing. Graduates from years past filling the stands, reminiscing of the good old days. And no rivalry in the valley matches the history and tradition of the Holy Bowl. On the field, it was the big playmaking...

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    Sept. 20 high school roundup

    Girls water polo Garces 13, Fresno-San Joaquin Memorial 9 Goals: Bonkosky 7, Gonzalez 2, Kerwin, Pavletich 3; Saves: Patrick 3. Volleyball Garces d. Fresno-San Joaquin Memorial, 25-15, 26-24, 23-25, 24-26, 15-11 At Garces GHS (10-8)-- Kills: Hoover 23, Merjil 7, Cole 6, Petrini 6, Cooper 4, Jamieson 4, E. Demos...

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    Friday rewind: Ridgeview QB steps up in big win over Bakersfield Christian

    Lawrence White was ready for the moment. The junior quarterback for Ridgeview was on the BVarsity Live show on Thursday afternoon. Knowing that the upcoming game against Bakersfield Christian would present a huge challenge because of the pass-heavy offense led by quarterback Brandon Jones, White said he spent the bye...

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    Sept. 23 community sports accomplishments

    Community Sports leagues and teams: Share your news, scores, standings, highlights and photos each Tuesday. You can enter your information by creating a free account at: bakersfieldcalifornian.com/sports/community and clicking on the green "submit news" tab. We do not run announcements for personal services or...

  2. BETTE ADDINGTON: Brace for big week of bowling in October

    Bowlers, mark your calendar to be at Regency Lanes the weekend of Oct. 3-4-5. This will be the biggest weekend local bowlers have seen in quite some time. The 8th annual Don Glover Masters tournament with $3,000 1st place guaranteed, the Central Valley Masters handicap tournament with $2,000 1st place guaranteed and...

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    Gymnastics: Galaxy Compulsory Girls

    Over the weekend the Compulsory Gymnasts from Galaxy Sports Group competed in their 1st meet of the season at the "Out of this World Invitational" in Camarillo, CA! All the girls did great and we are so excited for the rest of the season. Level 4 Trea Taylor placed 2nd on Vault and Bars, 1st on Beam, 2nd on Floor and...

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    Sept. 19 fish report

    Kern County, southern San Joaquin Valley LAKE ISABELLA: Light fishing pressure, but the catfish bite continues to provide good action. There has also been a surprising crappie bite. Other species slow. KERN RIVER: Upper river has been slow for bait and lure anglers, with no plants in over a month. The fly anglers...

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    Sept. 16 community sports announcements, results, accomplishments

    Announcements Wrestling Bakersfield Jr. Drillers wrestling sign-ups (grades K-8), 6:15-7 p.m. Sept. 29, 30 and Oct. 2 outside Bakersfield High's boys locker room. Beginning and advanced practices are available. Cost is $70 for the year, discounts are available for families with multiple wrestlers. Please bring a...

  3. Robert Gautney: Seymour set for US Senior Amateur at Newport Beach

    Jim Seymour has earned his way to the U.S. Men's Senior Amateur Championship twice before, but both times his tournament ended after the 36 holes of stroke- play qualifying. After previous trips to New York and Chicago, Seymour is hoping a little home state cooking will be his charm this time around as the Bakersfield...

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  1. Condors to host 'Puffy Shirt' night

    The front office of the Bakersfield Condors is at it again. Renowned for zany promotions and unique speciality jerseys, the organization announced Tuesday that the team will wear "Puffy Shirt" jerseys on Nov. 16 in honor of the 25th anniversary of the first Seinfeld episode. "Puffy Shirt"was the second episode of the...

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    Forward Verreault returns to Condors

    He's had a taste of pro hockey in four cities over his first two years as a pro, but apparently Bakersfield left a lasting impressing on forward Francis Verreault. Verreault, who had 28 points in 26 games with the Condors in 2012-13, was one of three player signings announced by the Condors on Tuesday. The others...

  3. Condors sign 3 forwards

    The Condors announced the signing of three new players -- Jordan Kremyr, Josh Currie and Sean Little -- on Tuesday. All three are forwards. Kremyr (6-foot, 180 pounds) played the past three seasons with the Alaska Aces, earning a call- up to the American Hockey League last season, when he played 16 games with the...

  1. Condors hire son of Ducks coach as assistant

    The Bakersfield announced on Wednesday that Ben Boudreau has been named assistant coach. Boudreau, the son of Anaheim Ducks head coach, Bruce, played parts of four seasons in the ECHL, International Hockey League (IHL), Central Hockey League (CHL), and in France from 2008-13. He spent the last two years as an...

  2. Condors bringing back trio of D-men

    The Bakersfield Condors are bringing back a trio of defensemen from last season. The team announced the signing of George Hughes, Joe Marciano and Collin Joe on Wednesday. Hughes and Marciano are second-year pros while Joe, who joined the team late last season, is a rookie. Hughes (6-foot-2, 180 pounds) had 22 points...

  3. Local report: Condors assistant takes new job in Hershey, Pa.

    The Condors have their new head coach, but he will be looking for an assistant as Ryan Murphy has been hired by the Hershey (Pa.) Bears of the American Hockey League. Murphy joins former Condors head coach Troy Mann, who left Condors last month for the head coaching position in Hershey. "We have a number of extremely...

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    First of two AD finalists shares vision for CSUB

    David Harris has had a whirlwind last few days. He's had numerous meetings at Cal State Bakersfield. He and his wife Felicia have been exploring and checking out Bakersfield. Harris, 43, is one of two finalists for the CSUB athletic director's job. He is the senior associate athletics director at Iowa State. On...

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    Roadrunners set to start WAC volleyball play

    It's all about learning a new system and improving for Cal State Bakersfield's volleyball team. The Roadrunners used their preseason schedule to prepare themselves for their second Western Athletic Conference season. A year ago, CSUB reached the WAC Tournament finals before losing, leaving them one match from the...

  3. Local report: CSUB's Youngblood named WAC player of week

    Cal State Bakersfield senior outside hitter Danika Youngblood has been named Western Athletic Conference volleyball player of the week. Youngblood, from Salt Lake City, Utah, had 19 kills and 10 digs in a four-set loss to Long Beach State on Friday, then had a career-high 22 kiills and 10 digs Saturday morning vs....

  1. Local report: CSUB volleyball finishes third in home tournament

    Danika Youngblood recorded 40 kills in a pair of matches on Saturday as Cal State Bakersfield finished third in the Roadrunner Classic at the Icardo Center. Oregon State defeated the 'Runners 22-25, 25-13, 25-23, 25-23 in the opening match of the day. Youngblood had a career-high 22 kills and posted her third...

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    Assistant coaches Boren, Robinson leave program

    Bill Kernen changed his mind on retirement last spring and is returning to coach the Cal State Bakersfield baseball team, but he'll have new lieutenants. CSUB spokesman Matt Turk confirmed Tuesday that assistant coaches Jody Robinson and Brandon Boren have left the program. CSUB said it hopes to have replacements...

  3. CSUB notebook: Volleyball team to play home opener Friday

    It's the Week of Welcome, or WOW, at Cal State Bakersfield this week. With the backdrop of wrestlers working out in the sun and athletes showing their enthusiasm, the Roadrunner Rundown webcast was held on campus Tuesday. Classes started Monday and the university has an all-time high of 8,850 students enrolled in the...

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    BC's Brown has uncanny timing

    Garrett Brown isn't the biggest or most physical defensive player at Bakersfield College. But he may be the steadiest. Brown, a sophomore outside linebacker, has earned a reputation among BC's players and coaches as being in the right spot at the right time, and he's rarely off the field. And with a defensive unit...

  2. LOCAL REPORT: LB St. spoils home opener for CSUB

    Bre Mackie posted 17 kills and Alex Reid had 13 kills and 13 digs to help Long Beach State spoil Cal State Bakersfield's home volleyball opener Friday with a 25-19, 25-22, 11-25, 25-10 win in the Roadrunner Classic at the Icardo Center. CSUB (3-8) went on a 10-1 run without committing a hitting error on its way to...

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    Turnovers hurt BC football in loss to Long Beach City

    Bakersfield College coaches preach one thing above everything else: Take care of the football. Two crucial fumbles helped Long Beach City College survived BC threats as the Vikings improved to 3-0 with a 31-19 win over the Renegades Saturday night in Memorial Stadium. BC (1-2) 9-7 with a first down on the Long Beach...

  1. Local report: CSUB volleyball finishes third in home tournament

    Danika Youngblood recorded 40 kills in a pair of matches on Saturday as Cal State Bakersfield finished third in the Roadrunner Classic at the Icardo Center. Oregon State defeated the 'Runners 22-25, 25-13, 25-23, 25-23 in the opening match of the day. Youngblood had a career-high 22 kills and posted her third...

  2. Renegade Report: Chudy says 3rd quarter was crucial in Saturday's win

    Bakersfield College football coach Jeff Chudy called the third quarter Saturday a pivotal point in the Renegades' season. BC had a 20-0 lead earlier, but trailed 35-27 after Golden West scored on five straight possessions. "Will our guys have enough character to turn it around?" Chudy said of his thoughts at that point...

  3. BC volleyball team earns road win at Allan Hancock

    SANTA MARIA -- Kourtney Grantz had 17 kills and 17 digs Wednesday to lead the Bakersfield College volleyball team to a 25-23, 25-17, 25-22 sweep of Allan Hancock College in a non-conference match. Tyler Herring added 15 kills for BC (2-3). Libero Lorena Ramirez had 22 digs and five service aces, and Stephanie Lugo had...

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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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    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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    Reds may not renew affiliation with Bakersfield Blaze

    The Cincinnati Reds have not renewed their affiliation contract with the Bakersfield Blaze, leaving the local minor-league baseball team in limbo for the next two weeks as it searches for a major-league parent organization. But rest assured, said Blaze assistant general manager Dan Besbris: The Blaze isn't going...

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    Bumgarner strikes out 9 as Giants rout Dodgers

    SAN FRANCISCO -- Madison Bumgarner struck out eight and took a share of the major league lead with 18 wins, and the San Francisco Giants moved within one game of NL West-leading Los Angeles by beating the Dodgers 9-0 on Friday night. Pinch-hitter Travis Ishikawa splashed a three-run homer into McCovey Cove, and...

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School House Zach Condors Talk

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    According to Taft Midway Driller, Jarudd Prosser has been reinstated as the head football coach at Taft High and will be back in charge of the team on Monday....

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    Bakersfield Christian quarterback Brandon Jones has passed for 1,001 yards in three games this season. According to MaxPreps, he is just one of 12 quarterbacks...

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    Here is our first segment from our 90-minute extended BVarsity Live show today with Ridgeview football players Lawrence White and Jestyn James.  

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  1. ECHL approves three rule changes; two follow NHL guidelines

    A bigger restricted goaltender area — the trapezoid —  and penalties for delaying tactics on face-offs  as well as helmet-less players were approved by the...

  2. Bunz.JPG Some of these guys will play for the Condors

    The Edmonton Oilers, who own the Condors, opened training camp on Thursday with 66 skaters — 39 forwards, 19 defensemen and eight goaltenders. Jonathan Willis...

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    Former Condors Erik Burgdoerfer and Joel Broda will start their seasons off Friday as the Washington Capitals open training camp with 66 players. Burgdoerfer,...

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