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    Tradition behind Garces-San Joaquin Memorial matchup unrivaled

    BY TREVOR HORN Californian staff writer
    Saturday, Sep 20 2014 10:51 PM

    History builds tradition. Rivalry games bring out the best of student sections, the sound of the band playing. Graduates from years past filling the stands, reminiscing of the good old days.

    And no rivalry in the valley matches the history and tradition of the Holy Bowl. On the field, it was the big playmaking ability of San Joaquin Memorial that gave the Panthers a 44-13 win over Garces in the 49th regular season meeting on Saturday from Sam Tobias Field.

    The Christian Brothers of de La Salle founded San Joaquin Memorial in 1945, and two years later, also opened Garces. Played on a dirt infield at the old Bakersfield Thunder Bowl Speedway, Memorial won the inaugural game 18-6 in 1947.

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    Turnovers hurt BC football in loss to Long Beach City

    Bakersfield College coaches preach one thing above everything else: Take care of the football. Two crucial fumbles helped Long Beach City College survived BC threats as the Vikings improved to 3-0 with a 31-19 win over the Renegades...

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    Weaver wins 18th as Angels top Texas, 8-5

    ANAHEIM -- Jered Weaver earned his AL-leading 18th victory, Albert Pujols reached the 100-RBI mark with a two-run homer and Mike Trout also hit a two-run shot to lead the Los Angeles Angels to an 8-5 victory over the Texas Rangers on...

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    Richardson, Wilson play spoilers in Whelen Calif. State Championship at KCRP

    Irwindale Speedway regular Ryan Partridge rolled into Kern County Raceway Park on Saturday night to clinch the NASCAR Whelen California State Championship, but it was local drivers Lance Wilson and Brian Richardson who drove to victories...

  5. Local report: CSUB volleyball finishes third in home tournament

    Danika Youngblood recorded 40 kills in a pair of matches on Saturday as Cal State Bakersfield finished third in the Roadrunner Classic at the Icardo Center. Oregon State defeated the 'Runners 22-25, 25-13, 25-23, 25-23 in the opening...

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    Cubs rally from 5-run deficit to defeat Dodgers 8-7

    CHICAGO -- Brian Wilson wasn't about to blame anyone else. He pinned this loss right on himself. Chris Coghlan hit two homers, including the go-ahead two-run drive off Wilson in the eighth inning, and the Chicago Cubs rallied to beat the...

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    California Chrome sixth in first race since Belmont

    BENSALEM, Pa. -- Bayern won the $1 million Pennsylvania Derby by 5 3/4 lengths Saturday, with Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner California Chrome finishing sixth in his first race since June 7. Ridden by Martin Garcia, Bayern ran 11/8...

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    Sept. 20 high school roundup

    Girls water polo Garces 13, Fresno-San Joaquin Memorial 9 Goals: Bonkosky 7, Gonzalez 2, Kerwin, Pavletich 3; Saves: Patrick 3. Volleyball Garces d. Fresno-San Joaquin Memorial, 25-15, 26-24, 23-25, 24-26, 15-11 At Garces GHS...

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    MWC ROUNDUP: Fresno State routs Southern Utah for first win of season

    FRESNO --- Fresno State didn't make it look easy -- at least early on. And those first-quarter struggles could be a huge problem as the Bulldogs head into Mountain West play. But on Saturday, once Fresno State made a big play on defense...

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    TOP 25 ROUNDUP: Without Winston, No. 1 Florida State holds off Clemson

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- With Heisman Trophy winner Jameis Winston watching from the sideline, No. 1 Florida State come back to beat No. 22 Clemson 23-17 in overtime on Karlos Williams' 12-yard touchdown run Saturday night. Winston was...

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    PAC-12 ROUNDUP: Arizona stuns Cal on final play of game

    TUCSON, Ariz. -- California coach Sonny Dykes shrugged and apologized, and said his team would learn from what had just happened. After Arizona scored 36 points in the fourth quarter and won on a last-second Hail Mary, there wasn't much...

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    ICYMI: Video from BC's loss to Long Beach City

    Long Beach City College quarterback Kenny Potter passed for 240 yards and three touchdowns Saturday night to lead the visiting Vikiings to a 31-19 non-conference victory over host Bakersfield College. Potter threw two touchdowns in the...

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    Long Beach City defeats Bakersfield 31-19

    Long Beach City College quarterback Kenny Potter passed for 240 yards and three touchdowns Saturday night to lead the visiting Vikiings to a 31-19 non-conference victory over host Bakersfield College. Potter threw two touchdowns in the... Daily Deal!

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