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    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

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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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    VIDEO: Bakersfield's B.J. Shelton wins dunk contest

    If you've watched much high school basketball in Kern County in the past three years, you know that Bakersfield High's B.J. Shelton is one of the most entertaining players around. He proved it again Saturday at the All-Valley Basketball...

  13. Garces hires alumnus Tim Antongiovanni as football coach

    With its program at a crossroads, Garces reached back into its past for the next coach of the Rams football team. The school announced Saturday that Tim Antongiovanni, a 1992 Garces graduate and former assistant coach at the school, would...

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