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  1. A solar benefit for CSUB wrestling tonight

    By Jeff Evans
    Wednesday, Apr 22 2015 02:34 PM

    Anyone looking for a solar system can get a discount tonight and help Cal State Bakersfield's wrestling program at the same time.

    Bland Solar & Air is offering a solar system for $16,000, about $4,000 below the regular price, and will pass along any proceeds to the wrestling program.

    CSUB wrestling, which has about a $250,000 budget, must raise all of its own money as a self-sufficient sport. Glenn Bland has been a longtime Roadrunner wrestling booster.

    He originally planned on having this discount as part of the "Evening with Stephen Neal" event slated for May 5, but opted to have this "pre-sale" opportunity.

    The Bland Power & Solar showroom will host tonight's event, and Neal will attend to visit with supporters. The showroom is...

  2. CSUB baseball gets webcast coverage

    Cal State Bakersfield's red hot baseball team — it's won eight of its last nine to pull into WAC contention — will have plenty of on-line presence the next few days for fans unable to attend the game. On Wednesday at 6 p.m., the...

  3. CSUB wrestling fundraiser set May 5

    Cal State Bakersfield's sixth annual An Evening With Stephen Neal wrestling fundraiser will be held on Tuesday, May 5, at Stockdale Country Club beginning at 5:30 p.m. CSUB does not provide any financial assistance to the wrestling...

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    Ex-Hawk Grant Watson sets UCLA record

    Thanks to my friend Jack Patton for passing this along: Centennial grad Grant Watson last week set a UCLA baseball program record for most wins by a left-handed pitcher with 26 after he beat Washington State 6-1 on Saturday. Watson won...

  5. CSUB wrestling: Bryce Hammond's season ends with injury

    Cal State Bakersfield's wrestling team has suffered a devastating blow with a season-ending injury to standout 174-pound Bryce Hammond. Hammond, a junior, suffered a torn pectoral muscle on Jan. 31 at the California Collegiate Open...

  6. CSUB baseball: Williams to open year as a DH

    The CSUB baseball season opens Friday when defending Big East regular season champion Creighton opens a three-game series at Hardt Field. Roadrunner coach Bill Kernen said Tuesday that senior first baseman Soloman Williams will be the...

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    CSUB wrestling: Bryce Hammond set to return Saturday

    Bryce Hammond, CSUB's 174-pound All-American last season who missed last week's Midlands Championships with an injury, will return to the mat Saturday when the Roadrunners host Brown University. That's the word from CSUB coach Mike...

  8. CSUB basketball: Don't expect 'Oh wow' moment from WAC over Cal win

    CSUB's 55-52 win over Cal may have been the program's high-water mark since the move to Division I but what will be the reaction from other coaches and players from around the WAC over such a notable win. Probably not much. Aly Ahmed,...

  9. CSUB basketball: Cal win its best ever as D-1 program?

    It's easy to get caught up with emotion after a big win. But Sunday night's 55-52 CSUB men's basketball win over Cal could be the most significant win in the program's D-1 history. At least it's in the conversation. Bakersfield was 2-10...

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

    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...

  11. 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...

  12. 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...

  13. 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...


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