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  1. Taft College baseball sets Halloween game Thursday afternoon

    By Jeff Evans
    Wednesday, Oct 29 2014 12:55 PM

    Taft College baseball will celebrate Halloween a day early on Thursday with its second Halloween game, starting at 3 p.m. It's an intrasquad game with the Cougar players dressed in costumes.

    Coach Vince Maiocco said he hopes this becomes an annual event. The first one was held last year. "It was a hoot," Maiocco said.

    Maiocco went over the list of costumes his players have submitted: Batman, Thor, Superman, an LDS missionary, a hula dancer, even two players dressed in drag.

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    BC football: A rash of 3-point games

    If you're a Bakersfield College football fan and like close games, this recent stretch of Renegade games is for you. Last Saturday's 34-31 win over Cerritos was the fifth straight BC game decided by three points. The first two were...

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    CSUB baseball: Season opens Feb. 13 at home vs. Creighton

    Cal State Bakersfield announced its 2015 baseball schedule on Tuesday and will open its season with seven straight home games beginning Feb. 13-15 when Creighton comes to Hardt Field. Northern Kentucky plays a four-game series at Hardt...

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    BC back in state top 25

    Coming off a 34-31 win over Cerritos on Saturday at Memorial Stadium, the Renegades back in the California Community College Athletic Association state top-25 at No. 22. Cerrios (5-3) was previously ranked No. 11 before the loss and...

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    BC football: Gades beat Cerritos 34-31

    Bakersfield College extended its season-long winning streak to three with a 34-31 win over Cerritos College Saturday evening at Memorial Stadium. The Renegades evened their record at 4-4 and kept alive their post-season bowl hopes....

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    BC football: a closer look at Saturday's BC-Cerritos game

    The way things have gone for Bakersfield College football in recent weeks, one would expect a close game in Saturday's 4 p.m. Homecoming game vs. Cerritos at Memorial Stadium. Cerritos comes in 5-2 overall (2-1 National Northern League)...

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    BC football: Stats oddity in Saturday's wild Moorpark game

    A statistical oddity from last Saturday's 50-47 Bakersfield College football win over Moorpark College: BC wide receiver Marquise Johnson picked up a fumble by Derrick Vickers and returned it for BC's first touchdown of the game. But...

  8. CSUB athletics: Country artist Corbin to benefit scholarship fund

    Country music artist Easton Corbin will perform a concert at Bakersfield's Fox Theater on Dec. 11 that will benefit Cal State Bakersfield's athletic scholarship fund. Tickets go on sale Friday through Vallitix.com. Prices range from $25...

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    BC football: Vickers' 5th TD catch gives BC 50-47 win

    Derrick Vickers caught five touchdown passes, including a 14-yard score with 15 seconds left to give Bakersfield College a 50-47 win over Moorpark College Saturday night. Vickers had TD catches of 9, 10, 37, 29 and 14 yards from...

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    CSUB swimming: season starts Saturday

    When your swimming team returns the WAC's Male Athlete of the Year and an Olympic Trials qualifier, you're off to a good start. Mitchell Huxhold is back for his senior year and looks to repeat as the WAC male swimmer of the year. CSUB set...

  11. WAC basketball: One reporter's thoughts

    The Western Athletic Conference his hosting its annual media day for men's and women's basketball on Wednesday in Las Vegas. Coaches and administrators will be in Sin City. So as a media member who covers CSUB, I was asked to participate...

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    BC football: Renegades beat Citrus 17-14

    Bakersfield College snapped its three-game losing streak and won its second game of the season 17-14 over Citrus College Saturday night. The difference was a 47-yard touchdown pass from wide receiver Marquise Johnson to WR Derrick...

  13. JC football: A look at BC vs. Citrus

    Bakersfield College is playing for its postseason life tonight at Citrus. The Southern California Football Association, since it started, only allows winning teams to play in bowl games. At 1-4, BC must win every regular season game the...

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