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    Update on Stockdale softball's Alexis Rodriguez

    By Zach Ewing
    Friday, Jul 11 2014 10:12 PM

    The Californian's summer intern, Cameron Miller (you might remember him as a great cross country runner locally a couple of years ago), was at a fundraiser dinner Thursday night for Stockdale rising senior Alexis Rodriguez, who was diagnosed with a blood clot on her brain last month and was hospitalized in a scary situation. Alexis' condition still is a concern, but she was at the dinner. Cameron was there to report, both in writing and with a couple of video interviews:

    BY CAMERON MILLER With their teammate Alexis Rodriguez back in Bakersfield but still recovering from the two blood clots in her brain doctors discovered last month, Stockdale softball players and coaches hosted a benefit dinner Thursday evening as part of a continued...

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    BVARSITY: Most popular videos of 2013-2014

    Enjoy this list of most popular videos from the 2013-2014 school year. There were some magical moments during the school year, with plenty of drama on the field, the court and on the track. There are a few that might suprise you, and there...

  3. LIVE BLOG: 2014 CIF-STATE TRACK MEET

    Live from Clovis at Veterans Memorial Stadium is The Bakersfield Californian's coverage of the 2014 CIF-State Track and Field Championships. Refresh this page to follow the action from the state meet. Today's coverage is focused on...

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    Central Section track and field championships — LIVE updates

    [View the story "CIF-Central Section Track Championships" on Storify]

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    Derek Carr to the Raiders: Stuff that didn't fit in the paper

    (Editor's note: This post was originally more extensive and incredibly awesome, probably even award-winning. But then my browser froze and I lost the entire thing. I have picked myself off the floor — and yes, I literally fell out of my...

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    Emptying the notebook on Derek Carr on eve of NFL Draft

    The leadup to the NFL Draft is long and winding, and it finally ends tomorrow for Derek Carr. I got to see him briefly Saturday after his Carr Elite football camp, and after he had fulfilled all camp duties, traveling, team interviews and...

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    BVarsity Live Weekly, May 1 — David Carr and Eric Mahanke on Carr Elite and NFL Draft

    We had a great show today, if I do say so myself. Stockdale grad, former NFL No. 1 draft pick and Super Bowl champion David Carr stopped by along with his former Fresno State teammate, Eric Mahanke. They're two-thirds of a new athletic...

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    Stockdale among those hoping to break local boys tennis drought

    The boys tennis team playoffs start tomorrow, ushering in the postseason for spring sports. As far as Kern County is concerned, there are two major storylines: (1) Can Bakersfield Christian win yet again? and (2) Is this the year a local...

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    BVarsity Live Weekly, April 24 — On location from Pinnacle Performance

    We took our BVarsity show quite literally on the road this afternoon, hitting up Pinnacle Performance Institute on Allen Road for a little evaluation/training session with Kyle Jean, who's one of our sponsors. In the end, I bested the old...

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    A conversation with Garces football coach Tim Antongiovanni

    A couple of weeks ago, I transcribed a conversation I had with new Stockdale football coach Brett Shelton on his attitude about taking the job, the challenge that lay ahead and his plans. I did the same thing with new Garces coach Tim...

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    BVarsity Live Weekly, April 17 — Jorie Caneta, Asia Chesley, Gabriel Gaeta

    Another action-packed BVarsity Live show today, with last year's Girls Swimmer of the Year, Frontier's Jorie Caneta, in the house, along with track and field standouts Asia Chesley of Stockdale and Gabe Gaeta of Frontier. We also do a...

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    Winter sports All-Area summary

    The winter sports season officially came to an end Monday when the last of the BVarsity All-Area teams was published in The Californian. Here's a quick recap of the selections, with a reminder that you can see interviews with Braxton...

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    BVarsity Live Weekly, April 10 — All-Area POYs, Celeste West, Braxton Huggins

    In case you missed it, the BVarsity Athletes of the Year in the five winter sports were unveiled on BVarsity Live Weekly yesterday. Here they are: Boys basketball: Braxton Huggins, sr, Mira Monte Girls basketball: Celeste West, soph,...

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