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  1. Carter runs scoreless-inning streak to 23 in CSUB win over Seattle
  2. Carter runs scoreless-inning streak to 23 in CSUB win over Seattle
  3. Carter runs scoreless-inning streak to 23 in CSUB win over Seattle
  4. Carter runs scoreless-inning streak to 23 in CSUB win over Seattle
  5. Carter runs scoreless-inning streak to 23 in CSUB win over Seattle
  6. Ridgeview's Smith, BHS' Watkins make fast work at Patriot Games
  7. Ridgeview's Smith, BHS' Watkins make fast work at Patriot Games
  8. Ridgeview's Smith, BHS' Watkins make fast work at Patriot Games
  9. Ridgeview's Smith, BHS' Watkins make fast work at Patriot Games
  10. Defensive reversals, big plays lift Black team in US Army All-Star Bowl
  11. Defensive reversals, big plays lift Black team in US Army All-Star Bowl
  12. Defensive reversals, big plays lift Black team in US Army All-Star Bowl
  13. Defensive reversals, big plays lift Black team in US Army All-Star Bowl
  14. Defensive reversals, big plays lift Black team in US Army All-Star Bowl
  15. Rodriguez captures SWYL title in a match some buddy has to lose

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    Carter runs scoreless-inning streak to 23 in CSUB win over Seattle

    Hayden Carter continues to dominate opposing offenses. The Cal State Bakersfield senior right-hander ran his consecutive scoreless-innings streak to 23 on⅓ Friday night and pulled the Roadrunners within a half-game of first place with a 5-0 win over Seattle at Hardt Field. Carter improved to 6-3 in out-dueling...

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    Defensive reversals, big plays lift Black team in US Army All-Star Bowl

    Big passing plays are a routine part of any U.S. Army Bowl, but it's usually the offense making them. In Friday night's 14th edition of Kern County's high school football all-star game, it was a defensive back, Liberty senior Stavros Katsantonis, who made three second-half interceptions to help the Black team pull...

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    Rodriguez captures SWYL title in a match some buddy has to lose

    Friends since kindergarten at McAuliffe Elementary, David Rodriguez and Matt Haley stepped onto a tennis court to face each other for the first time on Friday. And it was on a big stage, too. Rodriguez, a Liberty senior, defeated Stockdale's Haley 6-2, 6-0 for the Southwest Yosemite League boys tennis singles...

  1. SEYL title climaxes perfect year for Robles

    Manny Robles of South defeated Emilio Rodriguez of Foothill 6-2, 6-2 on Friday at North High to win the Southeast Yosemite League singles tennis championship. The straight-set victory completed a clean sweep of the SEYL season for Robles, who did not lose a single set all season. Alex Infante and Marley Garnett of...

  2. East's Johnson breezes to SYL crown

    Three years ago Kaleb Johnson put away his tennis racket and walked away from the sport, burned out from all the grueling hours of practice required to maintain his position as one of the top-ranked players in his age group in Southern California. Johnson didn't play tennis for more than a year when he began again last...

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    Ridgeview's Smith, BHS' Watkins make fast work at Patriot Games

    It's not hard to point out Darius Smith on the Ridgeview campus. Not the tallest guy around, but Smith is visible because of his engaging smile and penchant to walk around pumping his arms like he was gearing up for a race. Maybe that extra work is helping out. Smith, already the fastest 100-meter sprinter in the...

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  1. Golden Valley gets crucial SYL baseball win over Tehachapi

    Sometimes, just getting a win is good enough to spark a late season push, no matter how ugly it is. Golden Valley scored the game-winning run on a throwing error against the Warriors in the bottom of the sixth inning in a 4-3 nail-biter that makes the already wide-open South Yosemite League. “We did everything we...

  2. April 23 high school roundup

    Baseball Golden Valley 4, Tehachapi 3 at Golden Valley W: Hernandez (5-1). L: Hanzel 4-2. Notes: GVHS: Austin Toerner 2-3 2RBIs, Josh Hernandez CG. Independence 17, West 5 At West W: Billington; L: E.Estrada; 2B: IHS (Schooler, Rice, Garcia, Montes 2, Sudaria, Ramirez); WHS (J.Estrada, Gonzalez); 3B: IHS (Garcia);...

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    Ex-Driller Wallace to remain at Cal

    Tyrone Wallace announced he will return for his senior year at Cal. Wallace was the 2010-11 BVarsity Boys Basketball All-Area Player of the Year at Bakersfield as a junior and was a first-team All-Pac 12 guard for Cal this season. "There has been a lot of thought that has gone into this process," Wallace said. "I...

  1. BCHS denies Taft boys elusive SSL tennis title

    The boys tennis match Thursday between Taft and host Bakersfield Christian went as far as daylight -- and will power -- would allow, with the Eagles prevailing 5-4 to win their 11th consecutive South Sequoia League championship. Taft (20-5, 12-2 SSL), seeking the first boys tennis title in the 100-plus-year history of...

  2. High school roundup for April 24

    Baseball North 9, Foothill 1 At North (Thursday) W: Van Tassel. L: Gutierrez. 2B: FHS (Rivera). Notes: FHS (Julio Hernandez 2-3). NHS (Ethan Roberts 2-3; Nate Van Tassel 2-3; Bobby Hood 2-3; coach Tony Silver becomes sixth coach in Central Section history to record 500 career wins). W-L: NHS 17-7 (8-1 SEYL). Stockdale...

  3. SEYL title climaxes perfect year for Robles

    Manny Robles of South defeated Emilio Rodriguez of Foothill 6-2, 6-2 on Friday at North High to win the Southeast Yosemite League singles tennis championship. The straight-set victory completed a clean sweep of the SEYL season for Robles, who did not lose a single set all season. Alex Infante and Marley Garnett of...

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  1. April 24 fish report

    Kern County, southern San Joaquin Valley LAKE ISABELLA: Slow overall fishing. Wind and wildly changing weather conditions have slowed all the bites. Catfish are the best bet with a fair number showing on clams, minnows, and nightcrawlers. Also still a few trout, but the bass and bluegill bites slowed way down....

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    Basketball: Footwork Elite 15U

    Last weekend the 15U Footwork Elite boys team brought home the Open Gym Premier (Silver division) championship from LA with a winning score of 40-37.  Contact info Robin Hunt rlhs2@yahoo.com 661-371-9054

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    Softball: Cen Cal Dirt Dogs

    The Cen Cal Dirt Dogs 10U travel softball team placed second in the Santa Maria Spring Opener, Mar. 21-22 and most recently placed second in the Big League Dreams Spring Classic in Manteca, Apr. 17-18. Pictured (Back Row): Presley Hosick, Makayla Snyder, Alyna Ruiz, Micaiah Woods, Paige Sterling. (Front Row): Aileen...

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    Locals have strong showing in Boston Marathon

    BOSTON -- Ethiopian runner Lelisa Desisa finished first in the Boston Marathon on Monday, reclaiming the top spot in a race he last won two years ago when it was struck by a deadly bombing attack. Caroline Rotich of Kenya led the women's field, affirming African athletes' dominance at the race. Nicholas Rasmussen of...

  2. BETTE ADDINGTON: Now's the time to plan for summer leagues

    The following is a summary of what is available locally in the way of bowling summer leagues: AMF Westchester Lanes, 1819 -- 30th Street, (661) 324-4966. Assistant General Manager Lorrie Piuser would like bowlers to know that she is working hard to bring the center back to being a great place for local bowlers to...

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    April 21 community sports announcements, results, accomplishments

    Announcement Softball: Elite 16U travel team seeking players who want to continue at the next level of softball, at the highest level (PGF, Triple Crown, and ASA). Elite has qualified for Triple Crown Nationals in Reno and will be playing in front of many college coaches. Call (661) 319-6877.  

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  1. Condor fans more interested in victories than a 'new' logo

    When the Bakersfield Condors unveiled their revised logo (we really can't call it a 'new' logo) it marked what team officials called a long process -- mostly at the behest of the Edmonton Oilers, the Condors' owners. It was presumed by many, including a lot of us in the local media, that the Oilers would want to...

  2. HOW THEY REMEMBER IT: Condors officials talk about best ECHL moments

    Team officials talk about their top memories from the last 17 seasons: Matt Riley, president of the Condors It's nearly impossible to narrow down. So many great memories over 17 years, many I'm sure I've forgotten about. But here goes: -- For sure, Marty Raymond's tirade, throwing the sticks and kicking the...

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    TOP ECHL MOMENTS: The best moments of the last 17 years of Condors hockey

    The Condors are headed to a new chapter this fall as they enter the AHL, where the vast majority of NHL players are groomed. It's been quite a 17-year run for the team at the lower levels of hockey, first in the old West Coast Hockey League and the last 12 in the ECHL. That's more than 1,100-regular-season games...

  1. Condors close out ECHL tenure with loss to Stockton

    STOCKTON -- Andrew Radjenovic scored a first period goal, but Bakersfield fell in its season finale and final game as an ECHL team 4-1 to the Stockton Thunder. Maxime Lagace made 31 saves for the Condors, who complete the season 25-38-3-5 and losing nine of their last 10 games. Jonathan Lessard and Sebastien Sylvestre...

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    Leen scores two goals to lift Condors over Thunder

    Connor Leen led the way with two goals while Jonathan Lessard and Sebastien Sylvestre each had two points as the Condors won their final home game of the season 6-2 over the Stockton Thunder. The team closes out the season and its 17-season run in the ECHL tonight in Stockton. The franchise will move to the AHL next...

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    Bad to worse for Condors in loss to Stockton

    You know it's bad when hockey fans boo a "fight." That's what happened with seven minutes left in the second period on Tuesday night with the Condors well on their way to a 5-1 loss to the Stockton Thunder at Rabobank Arena. Stockton's J.P. Chabot, who had just been whistled for elbowing, and Bakersfield's Graeme...

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    Pitching has set tone for CSUB baseball team's recent surge

    At the end of March, Cal State Bakersfield's baseball team was hovering around .500 and had just lost 2 of 3 to a 7-19 Utah Valley team. Now it's turned around. The Roadrunners have won 10 of 11 since then to become the Western Athletic Conference's hottest team heading into this weekend's home showdown against...

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    Carter runs scoreless-inning streak to 23 in CSUB win over Seattle

    Hayden Carter continues to dominate opposing offenses. The Cal State Bakersfield senior right-hander ran his consecutive scoreless-innings streak to 23 on⅓ Friday night and pulled the Roadrunners within a half-game of first place with a 5-0 win over Seattle at Hardt Field. Carter improved to 6-3 in out-dueling...

  3. CSUB track adds high jumper

    Tim Van Horn, who has cleared 6-foot-6 in the high jump at Gilroy High School, has signed a letter of intent to compete in track at Cal State Bakersfield next season. He is also an excellent student who has been on the honor roll each semester of his high school career.

  1. Five recruits to join CSUB volleyball team

    Cal State Bakersfield volleyball coach Giovana Melo has recruited five new players to CSUB for next fall. Four are junior college transfers. They are outside hitter Anna Grasso, from San Paolo, Brazil, who was a two-time JC All-American at Salt Lake City CC (Utah); Kortney Freeland, a 5-11 outside hitter from Western...

  2. CSUB soccer adds two Highland players

    Cal State Bakersfield announced Friday that Highland High School seniors Jacob Alatorre and Tariq Pulskamp have signed letters of intent for men's soccer. Both players were all-league picks. Alatorre was a first-team all-league pick and was voted the team's top offensive player. Pulskamp was an all-league pick as a...

  3. CSUB basketball signs 6-7 forward

    Bradley Christian, a 6-foot-7 forward from Cocoa, Fla., has signed a letter of intent with the Cal State Bakersfield men's basketball team. Christian averaged 10 points and seven rebounds per game last season for Paris Junior College (Texas), where he was an honorable mention all-conference selection for the highly...

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  1. Sinnott sharp as BC rallies past Valley

    Christian Sinnott tossed a complete game four-hitter and didn't allow an earned run as Bakersfield College downed L.A. Valley 4-2 at Gerry Collis Field Thursday afternoon. BC (15-20, 11-9 Western State Conference South) concludes its season today with another home game against Valley (18-16, 9-11). Sinnott allowed four...

  2. Smith has a wealth of health tips for athletes

    Fred Smith's goal is simple: as the Bakersfield College head trainer, it's all about keeping athletes healthy and on the field. Smith, who's been at BC 31 years, was inducted into the California Community College athletic trainers hall of fame earlier this month. "It was very nice and very humbling," Smith said, adding...

  3. Canyons holds on to edge BC baseball

    College of the Canyons' Roy Verdejo had two hits and three RBIs, including a two-run double in the ninth inning that was the difference in the Cougars' 7-5 Western State Conference baseball win over Bakersfield College Tuesday at Gerry Collis Field. BC (14-20, 8-11 WSC) was led by Hanz Harker, who went 4-for-5, and...

  1. Kyra Saunders breaks BC women's record in 200 meters

    Bakersfield College sprinter Kyra Saunders broke a 35-year-old Renegade women's record Saturday when she finished the 200 meters in 24.78 seconds at the Western State Conference preliminary meet at Ventura College. The previous record of 24.94 stood since 1980.

  2. Taft defeats first-place Fresno

    FRESNO — Taft College evened it’s Central Valley Conference record with a 4-3 victory over first-place Fresno City College. Fresno  (26-7, 8-3 CVC) is ranked second in last week’s CCCBCA Northern California poll. The Cougars (19-15, 11-11) return to action Tuesday at 2 p.m. when they host College of the Sequoias.  

  3. 5-run 8th lifts BC past Canyons

    VALENCIA -- Bakersfield College scored five runs in the eighth to key a come-from-behind 8-4 Western State Conference baseball win over College of the Canyons on Saturday. Allan Winans got the win with a complete game seven-hitter. He walked five and struck out seven. BC (14-19, 8-10 WSC South) had RBI doubles by...

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  1. Hebert's hit gives Blaze win

    Brock Hebert hit a game-winning RBI single with the bases loaded in the ninth inning as the Bakersfield Blaze defeated San Jose 3-2 Thursday at Sam Lynn Ballpark. The Blaze (8-7) will host San Jose at 7:15 p.m. tonight.

  2. Stockton rally snaps Blaze's winning streak

    STOCKTON -- The Bakersfield Blaze surrendered four runs Wednesday in the seventh inning to lose 8-6 to the Stockton Ports and stop a five-game winning streak. Brock Hebert was 2 for 3 with a triple and Marcus Littlewood had a solo home run as Bakersfield (7-7) built a 6-4 lead, but after Emilio Pagan (1-2) loaded the...

  3. Grand slam in eighth lifts Blaze past Ports

    STOCKTON -- Bakersfield's Brock Hebert broke a tie in the eighth inning with a grand slam, lifting the Blaze past Stockton 5-1 on Tuesday. Hebert's grand slam came after Austin Wilson led off the inning with a single, then Ports pitcher Tyler Hollstegge walked Burt Reynolds and Justin Seager. Bakersfield opened the...

  1. Yarbrough stars in Blaze win

    STOCKTON -- The Bakersfield Blaze got a strong pitching performance from Ryan Yarbrough in a 5-1 win Monday over the Stockton Ports. Yarbrough (1-1) pitched six shutout innings, striking out one and holding the Ports to six hits. Bakersfield (6-6) scored four of its five runs in the final three innings. Leadoff hitter...

  2. Blaze wins third straight

    SAN JOSE — Marcus Littlewood homered to cap a four-run ninth to lead the Bakersfield Blaze to its third straight victory, 10-7 over the San Jose Giants at Municipal Stadium. Tyler O’Neill also homered for the Blaze and finished 2 for 5. Rafael Pineda (1-0) earned the victory with three innings of scoreless relief,...

  3. Blaze again shuts out San Jose

    SAN JOSE -- Jake Zokan and Trey Cochran-Gill combined on a three-hitter Saturday night as the Blaze shut out the San Jose Giants for the second straight game, 3-0. Zokan (1-1) allowed three singles, walked none and struck out six. Gill worked the final three innings for his first save. He walked one and fanned three....

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School House Zach Condors Talk

  1. North's Tony Silver reaches baseball milestone

    North High baseball coach Tony Silver won his 500th career game Thursday in the Stars' 9-1 home victory against Foothill. He becomes the sixth baseball coach...

  2. Golden Valley gets crucial SYL baseball win over Tehachapi

    Sometimes, just getting a win is good enough to spark a late season push, no matter how ugly it is. Golden Valley scored the game-winning run on a throwing...

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    Liberty junior linebacker Krys Barnes is the 177th ranked football player in the class of 2016, according to ESPN 300. Barnes, a verbal commit to UCLA, is one...

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  1. What happens in Edmonton has impact in Bakersfield

    Without a doubt, it’s going to be a very interesting next few months for the Edmonton Oilers. And the Bakersfield Condors. That’s because a lot of what will...

  2. Condors need win to avoid record losing streak

    Decimated by call ups to the AHL, defections to Europe and injuries, the Condors are struggling mightly as they head to the end of their ECHL era. Heading...

  3. Condors4.jpg Fans get the answer they wanted: Brossoit will be in Bakersfield next season

    Laurent Brossoit made an impression as a rookie goaltender at the ECHL level in Bakersfield last season and is doing so again this year at the American Hockey...

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