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    East and Golden Valley score upsets in SYL boys hoops

    BY TREVOR HORN The Bakersfield Californian
    Thursday, Jan 29 2015 02:03 PM

    A night of upsets has now turned the South Yosemite League into a four-way tie for first place. Golden Valley, behind a 23 point, seven rebound, 10 assist performance from Trey Armstrong beat Tehachapi 77-67 and East, which was 3-15 coming in, upset Ridgeview 67-62.

    West defeated Independence 55-49. Now the Vikings, Golden Valley, Ridgeview and Tehachapi all are 2-1 in league play with West's only loss coming in a forfeit to Ridgeview and Tehachapi receving a forfeit win over East after the Vikings and Blades both had to sit a game after an on-court benching-clearing brawl ended the game in the third quarter last Wednesday.

    In East's win last night, Omar Mendivel led the Blades with 21 points and had eight rebounds and Lamont Jones...

  2. VIDEO: Garces girls beat Liberty 68-28

    Garces moves to 18-1 overall and 3-0 in Southwest Yosemite League play with a 68-28 win over Liberty on Tuesday. CJ West led the Rams with 26 points and 16 rebounds. Story coming later on how special this season could be for the Rams...

  3. Centennial beats BHS

    VIDEO: Centennial beats BHS 66-63 in boys hoops

    Behind a game-high 16 points by Jacob Woody, Centennial beat Bakersfield 66-63 to remain undefeated in Southwest Yosemite League play on Monday. Here are the video highlights.  


    Garces girls still No. 14 in the state

    Now in the second week of Southwest Yosemite League action and a 53-37 win over Centennial last Thursday, Garces girls basketball remains No. 14 in the state, according to CalHi Sports.  This season is an intriguing one for the Rams....

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    Football notes: Pierce commits, locals make CalHi all-state teams

    CalHi Sports has released its all-state teams for the junior and sophomore classes, with five local football players earning honors. On the all-state junior team, Krys Barnes, a linebacker for Liberty who had a busy week getting offers...


    Video: Jesus Barajas scores on free kick for South in 2-0 win over Foothill

    South remain undefeated in Southeast Yosemite League play at 4-0-0 after beating Foothill 2-0 on Friday. Here is video of Rebels defender Jesus Barajas' first half goal on a free kick.  

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    Video of the Jan. 22 edition of BVarsity Live

    We had Garces girls basketball player C.J. West, Nick Papagni ( and our lead preps sports analysis Justin Roberts on the show with Zach Ewing and myself. Remember to tune into every Thursday from 2-3 p.m....

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    Video highlights: Liberty boys beat Stockdale 58-43

    Brandon Gonzalez leads Liberty with 17, including 5 3-pointers as Liberty beat Stockdale 58-43. Six different players hit 3s for Liberty.  Here are the video highlights.  

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    McKeown steps down as Independence football coach

    Sean McKeown has stepped down as the head football coach at Independence and accepted a teaching position at Bakersfield High and will become an assistant coach for the Drillers. McKeown stated that the decision to step away as the head...

  10. East, West forced to forfeit next SYL games after bench-clearing fight

    As a result of a bench-clearing fight between the East and West boys basketball teams during the South Yosemite League opener Wednesday night at East High, both teams are forced to foreit the next game for each.  Under CIF rules, any...

  11. Tehachapi beats Independence

    Video highlights: Tehachapi beats Independence 78-67 in SYL opener

    Tehachapi beat Independence in a wild 78-67 win over Indepedence in the South Yosemite League boys basketball opener. Jonny Saavedra led the Warriors with 28 and Isaiah Johnson had 26.  Blade Griffin led Independence with a game-high 30....


    Basketball league preview: SYL, boys and girls

    During the non-league slate of the schedule this winter, the South Yosemite League proved to be no second-fiddle to the Southwest Yosemite League this season in boys basketball. Ridgeview, West and Tehachapi all posted quality wins over...

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    Video Highlights: Centennial girls beat Stockdale 55-33 in SWYL opener

    Mallory Dawson led Centennial with 17 points as the Golden Hawks open up Southwest Yosemite League action with 55-33 win over Stockdale. Here are video highlights:  

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