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  1. 'Runners fall to Texas-Arlington in OT, 79-75

    By THE BAKERSFIELD CALIFORNIAN
    Saturday, Dec 21 2013 07:11 PM

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Cal State Bakersfield rallied to force overtime Saturday afternoon but dropped a 79-75 non-conference men's basketball game to Texas-Arlington.

    It was the sixth loss in seven games for the Roadrunners (6-7) Arlington is 5-7. Sophomore forward Erik Kinney achieved his CSUB career-high with 20 points. Brandon Barnes added 18, Issiah Grayson scored 11 and Javonte Maynor had 10.

    The Roadrunners had tie-breaking 3-point baskets by Maynor and Barnes in the final two minutes of regulation, and another 3-pointer by Maynor with 20 seconds left in regulation gave CSUB a 65-64 lead.

    But Arlington tied it with six seconds left when Roger Dowell sank the second of two free throws. Grayson missed a 3-pointer at the buzzer.

  2. BC women beaten by Mendocino in tourney

    MONTEREY -- Claesey Tarver led the Bakersfield College with 19 points, but the Renegades fell to 2-8 on the season after a 60-56 loss Saturday to Mendocino College at the Monterey Peninsula Holiday Tournament. Nakia Page added 12 for the...

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    Roadrunner recap: Fall sports coaches provide insight into upcoming seasons

    Tuesday's Roadrunner Rundown profiled each of the four fall sports in a special preview edition. Three of the sports have first-year coaches: Richie Grant in men's soccer, Gary Curneen in women's soccer and Giovana Melo in volleyball....

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    MIKE MCCARTHY: Making a mark working with kids

    PORTLAND, Maine — Throughout the course of the season each team will offer baseball camps to the local youth. Some are week long and some are short 2-hour clinics but all of them offer an opportunity to influence those in attendance. This...

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    Plenty of competition at first official BC practice

    The countdown has officially begun for Bakersfield College's football opener. Twenty-one. That's the number of practices the Renegades have remaining before the Sept. 6 season opener at Riverside. The first official practice was held...

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    MIKE McCARTHY: Camaraderie among players grows with each challenge

    RICHMOND, Va. — This past week, while playing in Bowie, Md., I was fortunate to see a former teammate who retired last year. It was an exciting, yet strange feeling as he is now working "a real job" as we always describe it. He is one of...

  7. ROADRUNNER RUNDOWN: New assistant coaches join show on anniversary

    Tuesday marked the one-year anniversary of the inaugural Roadrunner Rundown webcast. News reported included former CSUB pitcher Mike McCarthy's promotion to Triple-A Pawtucket (R.I.) in the Red Sox organization, former CSUB standout Gyasi...

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    Family of former Frontier player to file wrongful death suit

    BERKELEY — Attorneys representing the family of former California football player Ted Agu, a Frontier graduate, are planning to file a wrongful death lawsuit against the Regents of the University of California. Agu died following an...

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    MIKE McCARTHY: Facing down the nerves of being called up

    PAWTUCKET, R.I. Each clubhouse is different. The players, the coaches, the overall atmosphere, the general identity of the team. Each time you join a new team or enter a new clubhouse there is a wide range of factors that influence team...

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    Local report: Ex-Roadrunner McCarthy promoted to Red Sox Triple-A team

    Cal State Bakersfield graduate Mike McCarthy, a right-handed pitcher in the Boston Red Sox organization, was promoted to Triple-A Pawtucket (R.I.) Friday and made his Triple-A debut Friday night vs. the Syracuse Chiefs. McCarthy, who was...

  11. Local report: Former Olympian joins CSUB track as assistant

    Lindsey Anderson, who competed for the United States at the 2008 Bejing Olympics in the women's 3,000-meter steeplechase, has joined the Cal State Bakersfield track coaching staff as a volunteer assistant. Anderson, who recently moved to...

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    MICHAEL McCARTHY: Approach dog days of summer same as playoffs

    New Britain , Conn. — Every year once we hit June and July the summertime weather is here and the heat starts to get to guys. We have passed the 100-game mark and are in the final 40 games of the season. For everyone it is a different...

  13. Local report: Morel called up by Pirates from Triple-A

    Former Centennial High baseball standout Brent Morel was called up by the Pittsburgh Pirates Wednesday, replacing outfielder Starling Marte, who was placed on the seven-day concussion disabled list. Morel was batting .246 with three home...

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