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  1. CSUB fall sports gearing up

    By Jeff Evans
    Tuesday, Aug 19 2014 03:07 PM

    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.

    All discussed their upcoming seasons. Also providing a rundown was Director of Track/Cross Country Marcia Mansur-Wentworth.

    Grant takes over for Simon Tobin, who was CSUB’s coach for 26 years before taking over at San Jose State in January. Grant noted that five seniors return to CSUB and all returnees reported to summer practices stronger and more fit.

    The coaching staff is identifying the new players to see how they’re adjusting to college soccer. Defense has been the men’s focus. Offensively,...

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    BC football: first practice boasts more than 100 players

    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 Southern California power Riverside. The first...

  3. BC football: D.J. Martin, Marquise Johnson, McGregor out for team

    Freshman running back D.J. Martin, a former Stockdale standout who was recruited to Eastern Washington but did not play last season, and sophomore wide receiver Marquise Johnson, who had a team-high 10 TD catches and averaged 23 yards per...

  4. Moseley, Caneta to represent U.S. at Pan-Pacific swim meet

    Bakersfield swimmers Jorie Caneta and Stanzi Moseley have qualified for the Pan-Pacific meet in Maui, Hawaii, on Aug. 27-31. Caneta, a recent Frontier High graduate, and Moseley, who is a home schooled high school junior, are the only...

  5. RR Rundown: International flair for 2 CSUB athletes

    Tuesday’s Roadrunner Rundown focused on two Cal State Bakersfield athletes with an international flavor. Recent graduate Issiah Grayson, a standout point guard for the Roadrunners, will leave Bakersfield on Aug. 20 to play professional...

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    Huxhold competes in 200 at U.S. Nationals

    Cal State Bakersfield senior Mitchell Huxhold placed 78th out of 91 swimmers in the 200-meter freestyle Thursday morning at the U.S. National Swimming Championships in Irvine. Huxhold's time was 1:54.65. Huxhold is not entered in any...

  7. Huxhold swims to PR at U.S. Nationals

    IRVINE -- Cal State Bakersfield's Mitchell Huxhold set a personal record with a 17th-place finish Wednesday out of 51 competitors in the men's 1,500 meters in the first day of action at the U.S. Swimming Nationals. Huxhold, who will be a...

  8. JC football: Fullerton legend Sherbeck dies

    Saw a sad note today if you're a longtime follower of California junior college football. Former Fullerton College coach Hal Sherbeck has passed away. Sherbeck coached at Fullerton from 1961-1991, posting 241 wins. That was a record for a...

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    BC football: Practice starts in 1 week

    Bakersfield College football is in its preseason conditioning phase. Coach Jeff Chudy reports about 100 prospective players are participating in the football summer class that meets several days a week in the early morning hours. Practice...

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    Nikki Blue relishes return to Bakersfield

    Nikki Blue's family had to drive to Los Angeles to see her play basketball in college. Since she became a college assistant coach, the family had to travel to Las Vegas to see her at work. Now, they won't have to leave Bakersfield. Blue...

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    Roadrunner Rundown welcomes new assistants

    Here is a review of Tuesday's Roadrunner Rundown webcast. 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...

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    Red Sox promote McCarthy to Triple-A

    Cal State Bakersfield graduate Mike McCarthy, a right-handed pitcher in the Boston Red Sox organization, was promoted to Triple-A Pawtucket Friday and made his Triple-A debut Friday night vs. the Syracuse Chiefs. McCarthy, who was 9-4...

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    CSUB's Huxhold set for U.S. Swimming Nationals

    After a record-setting season for Cal State Bakersfield swimming, Mitchell Huxhold will tackle better competition next week. Huxhold, who will be a senior at CSUB this fall, has entered the 200-, 400-, 800- and 1,600-meter freestyle...

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