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  1. CSUB volleyball: Set for WAC Tourney today

    By Jeff Evans
    Thursday, Nov 20 2014 01:31 PM

    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 able to advance to Friday's semifinals since they're playing a Texas-Pan American team CSUB beat twice in the regular season.

    The going gets tougher after that. CSUB is playing better, which gives it a chance Friday when it faces second-seeded New Mexico State. The Aggies beat Bakersfield twice in WAC play this season, although it was a five-set matchup

    Looming as the probable finalist Saturday is Kansas City, which comes in 24-5. The Roos are the team to beat based on their body of work, but they did...

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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...

  4. 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...

  5. CSUB soccer: Coach wants tougher edge

    I spoke to CSUB men's soccer coach Richie Grant the other day. Grant will lead his squad into the Western Athletic Conference Tournament starting Thursday in Seattle. Grant is in his first season as the Roadrunners' coach. got the Runners...

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    BC football: Bowl hopes remain heading into regular season finale

    Bakersfield College finally topped the .500 level on Saturday with its 28-3 win over Pasadena City College. It's been a long climb after the Gades opened the season 1-4. But four straight wins have propelled the Gades into the bowl...

  7. BC football: Easy win over Pasadena

    Marquise Johnson caught two touchdown passes and Bakersfield College added touchdown runs by Khalin Smith and Triton Douglas in a 28-3 win over Pasadena College Saturday afternoon at Pasadena. The Renegades won their fourth straight game...

  8. BC football: A look at Saturday's BC at Pasadena game

    Bakersfield College and Pasadena. These teams went head-to-head in the 1960s, '70s and 80s but didn't meet from 1988-2002. Since 2003, BC has won 5-of-6 meetings. Pasadena is 2-7, with wins over L.A. Harbor (19-7) and Canyons (20-12) in...

  9. BC football: QB Yaeggi approaches single-season milestone

    Bakersfield College quarterback Tarek Yaeggi is closing in on some special company. The freshman from Wisconsin has thrown for 1,608 yards this season despite missing all of one game and part of another because of an injury. With two...

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    Taft College baseball sets Halloween game Thursday afternoon

    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...

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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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