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    Drillers get back on track

    BY ZACH EWING Californian staff writer
    Friday, Sep 19 2014 11:13 PM

    For 333 hours, Bakersfield High's football team had to think about one point. That's the amount of time from the end of the Drillers' one-point loss to Fresno-Edison two weeks ago to the kickoff of their home game against L.A.-Crenshaw on Friday night.

    Bakersfield took its frustrations out on Crenshaw, pummeling the Cougars 48-12 at Griffith Field. "We spent the whole bye week looking in the mirror," senior nose guard Nigel Brooks said. "We were seeing what we could be, where we were making mistakes and how we could find solutions."

    Whatever the Drillers (2-1) found worked, especially on defense. BHS held Crenshaw (2-2) to 111 total yards, just 2 of them coming before halftime.

    But then, the Drillers' defense hadn't really been the...

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    White's final-second INT allows Ridgeview to hold off BCHS. 49-42

    In a seesaw battle, it came down to a fantastic effort by Ridgeview junior Lawrence White, who intercepted a last-second heave by Brandon Jones as the Wolf Pack held on for a thrilling 49-42 non-league victory over Bakersfield Christian on...

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    Second-half fumbles hurt Stockdale in loss to Clovis

    Turnovers giveth and turnovers taketh away. Just ask Stockdale High School. The Mustangs converted two Clovis fumbles and an interception into 17 first-half points. But two second-half fumbles by Stockdale set up two Clovis touchdowns,...

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    Centennial's D stands tall again

    They like to be called the Nasty Boys, and based on their recent play, that nickname is only fitting for Centennial High's defensive unit. The Golden Hawks' defense turned in a third straight stellar shut-down performance in beating...

  5. Sharp stars as Titans top Bulldogs

    Isaiah Sharp rushed for 271 yards and a touchdown and Nick Santoro added three rushing TDs to help Frontier hold off a resilient Golden Valley 34-14 on Friday night. While the Titans' running prowess helped Frontier jump out to a 21-0...

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    Week 3 HS football roundup

    Tehachapi 35, Arvin 7 At Tehachapi * Chris Rhodes had a season-high 151 yards rushing on eight carries, including three first-half TDs to help the Warriors to a 28-0 halftime lead. * Willy Urciel had 44 yards rushing and two short TD...

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    Stats for Week 3 Kern County football games

    Tehachapi 35, Arvin 7 Tehachapi 7 21 7 0 --35Arvin 0 0 0 7 --7 First quarter T--Rhodes 4 run (Katona kick) Second quarter T--Rhodes 32 run (Katona kick) T--Urciel 4 run (Katona kick) T--Rhodes 3 run (Katona kick) Third quarter...

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    Week 3 Central Section prep football scores

    Kern County games (2) Bakersfield 48, L.A.-Crenshaw 12 Clovis 21, Stockdale 20 (3) Ridgeview 49, (21) Bakersfield Christian 42 (9) Centennial 17, (19) Visalia-Redwood 6 (14) Frontier 34, Golden Valley 14 (5) Liberty 48, (22)...

  9. Friday rewind: Ridgeview QB steps up in big win over Bakersfield Christian

    Lawrence White was ready for the moment. The junior quarterback for Ridgeview was on the BVarsity Live show on Thursday afternoon. Knowing that the upcoming game against Bakersfield Christian would present a huge challenge because of the...

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    Week 3 HS football scores UPDATED

    Bakersfield Christian quarterback Brandon Jones has passed for 1,001 yards in three games this season. According to MaxPreps, he is just one of 12 quarterbacks to eclipse 1,000 yards this season. The Eagles host Ridgeview at 7:30. Kern...

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    Drillers set to return to action in home opener

    It's been two weeks since Bakersfield lost to Fresno-Edison 15-14 on a late-game field goal at Ratcliffe Stadium in Fresno. Shoot, heading into the fourth week of games this season, tonight's game against L.A.-Crenshaw (2-1) is the first...

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    Wolf Pack players discuss hot start

    The BVarsity Live show from the Dignity Health Studio on Thursday was an extended version, going 90 minutes with a mixture of football players, a health expert, a personable Toyota representative and a former referee going over a funky...

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    The week in rewind

    On the eve of Week 3 of high school football, here is a review of what we have going at BVarsity Live. Last night, the Bakersfield Christian girls volleyball team overcame a 2-0 deficit to beat Garces in a thrilling 3-2 victory in our...

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