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  1. Local report: CSUB rallies past Texas-Pan American for rare road win

    EDINBURG, Texas -- James Barragan pitched 5-2/3 innings of scoreless relief and Cal State Bakersfield came from behind to edge...

  2. UT-Pan Am rallies past CSUB in 9th

    EDINBURG, Texas -- Texas-Pan American scored two runs with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning to down Cal State...

  3. Local report: 'Brains of Bakersfield' returns to CSUB

    The popular "Brains of Bakersfield" trivia competition that has been coordinated by the Cal State Bakersfield men's soccer...

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    Bats stall for CSUB in 9-1 loss to Cal Poly

    Cal State Bakersfield was coming off its first three-game weekend series sweep in two months when it took the field Tuesday night...

  5. CSUB hosts ranked Cal Poly

    Fresh off its first three-game series sweep since the start of the season, Cal State Bakersfield plays host to third-ranked Cal...

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    CSUB baseball completes sweep of Chicago State with 11-0 win

    Cal State Bakersfield gave starter Austin Davis more than enough support in Sunday's Western Athletic Conference baseball game....

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    MIKE McCARTHY: Love of the game a motivating factor

    By The Bakersfield Californian
    Sunday, Apr 13 2014 01:40 AM

    PORTLAND, Maine Each of us is motivated in a variety of ways. Love, fear, hunger, thirst, curiosity, reproduction, social pressures are all elements of motivation. So what motivates a hitter to take extra swings in the batting cage?

    What motivates an outfielder sacrifice all sane thought and dive for a ball into a wall? What motivates a pitcher to perform, knowing that the next day will be filled with arm pain?

    Most people would respond with "it's a love of the game," and I would agree. But is this the same love that you have for your mother or you child? Is it the same love you have for your wife or your grandfather? No.

    While I am not a psychologist, I am around some of the best players who exercise passion for their skill. Each...

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    Local report: Haney sets season record in 3,200 at Arcadia Invitational

    Stockdale senior Blake Haney won the prestigious 3,200-meter invitational race Saturday night at the Arcadia Invitational, clocking a personal-best 8:46.80 to best a field in which 19 runners ran faster than nine minutes. Haney, a...

  3. CSUB pounds out 16 runs, routs Chicago State

    Offensive struggles may be plaguing Cal State Bakersfield most of this season but it wasn't a problem Saturday night. The Roadrunners collected 10 hits while batting around in both the second and third innings and coasted from there in a...

  4. CSUB gets just enough offense for win

    Chicago State figures to get a conference win sometime this season. Cal State Bakersfield baseball coach Bill Kernen didn't want it to happen against his team Friday night. Bakersfield's pitching struggled at times, but the Roadrunners got...


    After slow WAC start, CSUB looks to get back on track

    The value of a conference membership is best illustrated by Cal State Bakersfield's baseball program. The Roadrunners open a three-game Western Athletic Conference series vs. Chicago State tonight at 6 at Hardt Field and will try to end a...

  6. Local report: BC rallies past Antelope Valley in baseball

    Bakersfield College scored four runs in the bottom of the seventh inning to rally past Antelope Valley College 6-3 in a Western State Conference South baseball game Tuesday at Gerry Collis Field. The Renegades (10-18 overall, 6-10 WSC...

  7. Local report: Sooners rally to sweep CSUB in baseball twinbill

    NORMAN, Okla. -- Oklahoma rallied in Game 2 to complete a sweep of Cal State Bakersfield, 17-4 and 4-3, in a non-conference doubleheader Saturday. In the nightcap, the Roadrunners (11-19) led 3-2 heading to the bottom of the eighth, but...

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    MICHAEL McCARTHY: Teamwork can bring success against adversity

    "Trust is knowing that when a team member pushes you, they're doing it because they care about the team." -- Patrick Lencioni You hear it as a child playing youth sports, in business meetings on Monday morning and from four-star...

  9. Local report: Oklahoma rallies past CSUB, 4-2

    NORMAN, Okla., -- Oklahoma rallied from a 2-run deficit and held on for a 4-2 victory over Cal State Bakersfield in Friday's non-conference baseball game. The Roadrunners (11-17) took advantage of early Sooner miscues and took a 2-0 lead...

  10. Local report: CSUB hosts San Jose State in sand volleyball

    Cal State Bakersfield hosts its final sand volleyball matches this season today and Saturday when the Roadrunners face San Jose State at 6 p.m. today and then battle No. 1-ranked USC at 9 a.m. Saturday and San Jose State again at 1 p.m....

  11. Local report: Big inning lifts Cal Poly past Roadrunners, 6-1

    SAN LUIS OBISPO -- Fifth-ranked Cal Poly sent 12 men to the plate in a six-run seventh inning to overcome a 1-0 Cal State Bakersfield lead en route to a 6-1 non-conference baseball win Tuesday afternoon. The Mustangs (24-4) put together...

  12. MIKE McCARTHY: Make sure your outfit matches your goals in life

    FORT MYERS, Fla. — As an old saying in our society goes, "Dress for the job you want, not the job you have." From time to time, I am brought back to this quote with each occurrence bringing new perspective. When I first heard it, my...

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    Local report: CSUB's Huxhold finishes 17th in 1650 free at NCAAs

    AUSTIN, Texas -- Cal State Bakersfield junior Mitchell Huxhold finished 17th in the men's 1,650-yard freestyle at the NCAA Division I Swimming and Diving Championships. Huxhold, who entered the meet with the seventh-fastest time among...

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