Community Sports

Monday, Apr 01 2013 11:10 PM

April 2 community sports announcements, accomplishments

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    By Bakersfield's Miranda Tanner, 8, of the Silverbacks/Jr. Stars Wrestling Club, won the Division I (50-pound) class USA Wrestling girls national championship Saturday in Oklahoma City. Tanner beat Alexis Segura from SOT Academy in Colorado by tech fall 15-0 in championship round. Tanner is a two-time state champ as well.

    Bakersfield's Miranda Tanner, 8, of the Silverbacks/Jr. Stars Wrestling Club, won the Division I (50-pound) class USA Wrestling girls national championship Saturday in Oklahoma City. Tanner beat Alexis Segura from SOT Academy in Colorado by tech fall 15-0 in championship round. Tanner is a two-time state champ as well.

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    The Bakersfield Bullets 8U baseball team went 6-0 to win the SoNevada USSSA tournament in Las Vegas. The team: Matthew Torres, Dj Tillman, JG Gutierrez, Jason Oliver, Johnnie Lee, Lucas Moreno, Luis Fuentes, Joe Mata, Nico DeHaro, Jr Romero. Coaches: Greg Torres, Joe Mata, Daryl Tillman, Jason Oliver, Milo DeHaro.

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    Sam Cole and Donovan Simos of Japan Martial Arts Academy of Bakersfield each earned first- and second-place honors Saturday in the Ozawa Cup International Karate tournament Saturday in Las Vegas, which featured more than 800 competitors representing 30 countries. Cole placed first in kumite (sparring) and second in Kata (forms) and second in weapons kata. Simos placed first in kumite and second in kata. Pictured (l-r): D.J. Simos, Donovan Simos, Sam Cole. Back row sensei Kim Cobbs, sensei Jon Cobbs.

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By The Bakersfield Californian

Fishing

Trout Fest 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. April 27 at Kern River Hatchery, 14415 Sierra Way, Kernville, 93238. Trout Fest is a free, fun-oriented event that introduces participants of all ages to the basics of trout fishing. Fish and Wildlife staff and volunteers will teach how to tie basic fishing knots, rig poles, cast, handle trout, and clean and cook the fish, as well. Other activities include a river maze, feeding fish, bean bag toss, trout anatomy and dissection, fish printing, face painting and the art of fly fishing and fly tying. Children younger than 15 can try to catch a fish. All equipment is provided. Admission, parking and activities are free, at the Kern River Hatchery, 14415 Sierra Way, Kernville, 93238. For more information, call (559) 559 765-4824 or visit:dfg.ca.gov/fish/Hatcheries/KernRiver/

Baseball

Bakersfield Assault 12U, looking for high-level utility player with club ball experience willing to commit to Cooperstown, N.Y. the first week of June. Call coach Robert Morales (661) 487-9331.

Flag football

Adult 4 on 4. Non-contact, eight-man roster limit per team. Entry fee is $120 per team. Each team is guaranteed 3 games. 12-team tournament April 13. Contact: (661) 316-9311. Rules and details will be given out after team fee is collected.

Golden Empire Youth Football

Far West Freedom tryouts (Liberty High district), at Liberty Park (corner of Brimhall Road and Jewetta Ave.), 1-3 p.m. April 14, 21, 28.; 6-8 p.m., April 24. Ages 8-14. Contact Sean Lozano at (661) 578-9184.

Golf

19th annual Coyote Club/Stephen Neal fundraiser tournament, April 27 at Buena Vista Golf Course. Entry fee: $80. For information, call Joe Smart (661) 703-4313) or Mike Stricker (661) 589-3311.

Shooting

Tehachapi Mountains Search & Rescue 5th Annual Sporting Clay Shoot, April 27, at Kern County Gun Club, 12450 Shotgun Rd., in Bakersfield. The event will have up to 20 stations to shoot from. Four-person teams, or individual shooters, youth or adult. Registration will be open through the morning of the event, at $80 per individual and $320 per team. Trophies for best shooter, junior shooter, female shooter and team. Proceeds support the TMSAR all volunteer unit and those in need in the mountains. For tickets and entry, call Dory Kline (661) 300: 1215 or Robin Jackson at (661) 204: 1760.

Tennis

Lifetime Tennis, a six-week program for beginners or those looking to re-enter tennis, begins April 10 at Bakersfield Racquet Club, 1660 Pine St.. A 90-minute class (6-7:30 p.m.) will run six consecutive Wednesdays, or also on Saturdays (10:30 a.m.-noon, starting April 13). $90 per person. Call (661) 325-8652 or visit brctennis.com

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