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  1. CSUB basketball: Rough start to season for WAC teams

    By Jeff Evans
    Thursday, Dec 18 2014 02:44 PM

    Cal State Bakersfield begins a three-game tournament at Utah State on Thursday. At 1-8, the Roadrunners need a win in one of those games to avoid the worst start of a season in the program's history.

    But no one in the Western Athletic Conference has gotten off to a very good start this season. Through Wednesday Dec. 17, no WAC men's team is above .500. Seattle and Texas-Pan American are both 5-5; everyone else is at least two games under .500.

    CSUB at 1-8 has the worst record, but Chicago State is right there (2-10). Utah Valley (3-6), Kansas City (4-7), league favorite New Mexico State (4-7) and Grand Canyon (5-7, ineligible for post-season play as it continues its Div. I transition) round out the teams.

  2. CSUB women's basketball: Foot injury sidelines scoring star Outland

    Tyonna Outland, a senior guard for the CSUB women's basketball team and the program's No. 2 all-time career scorer, missed Saturday's 54-45 loss to Nebraska with a sprained right foot. Outland played the entire game on Thursday, scoring...

  3. CSUB women's basketball: New RPI standard and a tough matchup Saturday

    CSUB began its two-game Nebraska swing Thursday, losing to Omaha 80-68, only the second women's basketball loss of the season for the Roadrunners. Entering this week, CSUB was 6-1 and No. 29 in the NCAA's Ratings Percentage Index, which...

  4. CSUB basketball: Matt Smith won't play this year

    During a closed scrimmage before the start of this season, Cal State Bakersfield newcomer Matt Smith was the best player on the floor when the Roadrunners played against Pepperdine. That was the opinion of CSUB coach Rod Barnes. But...

  5. Ziggy Siegfriend

    CSUB academics: AD likes athletes' classroom performances

    CSUB interim athletic director Ziggy Siegfried said Tuesday that 158 of 315 Roadrunner athletes had at least 3.0 grade point averages. Of those, 124 made the Dean's List, which requires at least a 3.25 GPA, and 17 athletes had 4.0 GPAs....

  6. BC track: Dave Frickel announces retirement

    Dave Frickel, who's been coaching track and cross country at Bakersfield College for 10 years, has announced his retirement, effective at the end of the academic year in May. Frickel, who was formerly at Citrus College, succeeded longtime...

  7. BC athletics: Sandi Taylor's appointment expected

    Sandi Taylor is now the Bakersfield College athletic director. The "interim" tag in front of that title that she's had for more than a year is now deleted. I'm not sure why it took this long to make it official. Given her longevity at BC...

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    BC football: Ends season with 23-10 win over Chaffey in bowl game

    Bakersfield College used five field goals by Parker Campbell and a 59-yard touchdown run by Dominic Frasch and downed Chaffey 23-10 in the Western State Bowl Saturday at Memorial Stadium. BC finished 7-4 and won its last six games of the...

  9. BC football: A closer look at the bowl matchup vs. Chaffey

    Bakersfield College vs. Chaffey College of Rancho Cucamonga in the Western State Bowl: uncharted territory for both teams. In the storied history of BC football, more than 600 wins since its first game in 1922, the Renegades have never...

  10. CSUB volleyball: Set for WAC Tourney today

    Now in its second season as a member of the Western Athletic Conference, Cal State Bakersfield is hosting its first WAC conference tournament, volleyball, today through Saturday. The Roadrunners come in as the No. 3 seed and should be...

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    BC football: Renegades defeat Ventura

    Bakersfield College's defense stopped Ventura on downs inside the BC 20 with less than a minute to play, and the Renegades held on for a 25-19 win in the regular season finale. BC finishes 6-4 and has earned a bowl berth. The opponent and...

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    BC-Ventura football: Ventura faces a dilemma

    Today's regular-season finale between Bakersfield College and Ventura College has great importance for BC. Ventura? No so much. When the game kicks off at 4 p.m. in Memorial Stadium, BC (5-4 overall, 3-2 National Northern League) is...

  13. CSUB basketball: Loses 4-OT thriller in season opener

    In the longest game in the history of Cal State Bakersfield men's basketball, High Point (N.C.) got a jump shot by Tarique Thompson with two seconds left in the fourth overtime period to beat CSUB 100-99 in the season opener at the Rainbow...

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