Maybe you’ve heard it this past week as times grow increasingly uncertain. Maybe someone close to you has heard it as well as our response to novel coronavirus ramps up. Not everybody can hear it; matter of fact, a very select audience that are members of the fraternity of the Tehachapi Warr…

Twenty-seven students from Tehachapi Mountain Bike team competed in a cross-country mountain bike race the weekend of March 7 and 8. Tehachapi brought home a fifth and second place finish on top of many top finishers.

What an exciting Bulldogs basketball season we had this year. All the teams participated in the Bear Mountain League Tournament and all four teams made a championship game, with the seventh girls and boys winning titles! The eighth grade girls were runners-up, and the eighth grade boys lost …

Friday, March 13, was supposed to serve as both the home and Southeast Yosemite League opener for Tehachapi Warrior baseball. But instead, the field at the corner of Snyder and Anita sat silent.

The Lady Warriors soccer team concluded its season this past week with an awards banquets recognizing South Yosemite League and team awards. With five freshmen, two sophomores, five juniors, and six seniors, the team had 20 games, one tournament, one canceled tournament due to snow, one play…

Perfect 10’s competitive boys team competed at the SCMGA North Conference Championships on Feb. 16 at Victory Gymnastics in Newbury Park. Twelve of Perfect 10’s boys team members met the qualifying placement to be eligible to compete at state championships. The Level 5-10 Division 1 state ch…

The Tehachapi Warrior softball team had a busy week, playing a total of four games in the annual North Lead-Off softball tournament, hosted by North High School in Bakersfield.

I understand there is a plaque at the spot where Orville and Wilber made their first flight.

The late Kobe Bryant won an Academy Award for his short film titled "Dear Basketball." It was a love story of sorts, chronicling the moment he fell in love with the sport, its ups, its downs and what he was able to garner from his career in the game he loved.

Tehachapi High School Lady Warrior fans will have one more opportunity to see three talented seniors compete under the Tehachapi banner at the Kern County Girl’s High School Basketball All-Star game March 18 at Centennial High School.

Following a three-game winning streak and run production that averaged over 10 runs per game in that stretch, the Tehachapi High School Warriors lost their second-straight game last week 9-3 at Burroughs High School in Ridgecrest.

The Tehachapi Warrior Booster Club would like to congratulate the Tehachapi High School Cheerleading squad for their second-place finish at the 2020 Spirit Nationals in Anaheim.

Tehachapi Valley Wrestling Club had a busy weekend Feb. 22 and 23. They started the big weekend off with the CVYWA Masters competition at Corcoran, which combined qualifiers from the North and South Valley events.

The Tehachapi Lady Warriors’ season came to an end in the quarterfinals of the CIF Central Section Division II Playoffs on Friday night with a 55-52 overtime loss to Mission Prep of San Luis Obispo.

The Tehachapi AYSO All-Star 12U Girls team, the Blue Angels, worked their way through the AYSO All Star Regional season, pulling out a first-place win and earning themselves a trip to sectional playoffs.

Tehachapi Valley Wrestling Club competed Feb. 16 in the CVYWA Southern Valley Qualifier held in Wasco. Jake Brown continued his winning ways, earning the first-place trophy at 2-3 grade, 43-pound division. Drake Lightner was runner-up in the K-1, 43-pound class.

It’s time for the playoffs for girl’s basketball and, as expected, Tehachapi fetched one of the top seeds in the Division II ranks of the CIF Central Section. It's not as high as they deserve; somehow winning a league championship in Kern County isn’t as important as finishing second in a Fr…

Following a runner-up finish in the inaugural South Yosemite Conference Tournament, the Tehachapi High School Lady Warriors will be the number-three seed in the upcoming CIF Central Section Division II playoffs this week.

Spring is just around the corner, which means that it's softball time again! Warrior softball kicked off yet another season Friday, under head coach Joan Cooper, and in front of a good-sized crowd of supporters, with a non-conference home game versus Tulare Western. The Warriors were looking…

Your JMS Bulldogs took the long trip to Lake Isabella on Monday, Feb. 3 and came away with three victories and one loss. Wallace is one of the better teams in the League and with these wins the seventh grade girls and boys, and eighth grade girls continued their undefeated league seasons. In…

You may have noticed recently that Tehachapi High School has been celebrating their student-athletes signing National Letters of Intent to continue their playing and academic careers at the collegiate level. Many of those signings this year have been to NCAA Division II organizations, and in…

Mountain Basketball made a commitment to finish strong near the end of the season, doing just that by recording a pair of victories over Ridgeview, 69-53, and Highland, 64-46.

The Tehachapi High School Lady Warriors completed their first perfect league season in 15 years with a pair of victories over Ridgeview and West last week, putting to rest the South Yosemite League portion of their schedule as the postseason awaits.

The Tehachapi Warriors Booster Club would like to congratulate Trent Adams for signing his National Letter of Intent to continue his education and his football career at Minot State University in Minot, N.D.

In a makeup game due to the snow day, the Lady Warriors traveled last Monday to meet first-place Ridgeview High at their home stadium. Not only was Monday an odd night for the team to play, the game also had an unusual delay as the stadium lights went out unexpectedly during warmups, taking …

Warrior basketball had a couple of close games in the mid-way stretch of league play, but have yet to notch their first win after falling last week in a trio of SYL games.

I’ll keep it short this week because there are a pair of Tehachapi High School teams that have pretty much done all the talking on the field and courts this season. They are on the cusp of greatness and their performances speak as much. They don’t necessarily need us “talking heads” to tell …

The Tehachapi Warriors Booster Club would like to congratulate Josh Addington for signing a National Letter of Intent to continue his education and baseball career at Dakota State University, an NAIA program located in Madison, S.D.

The Lady Warriors needed three wins in four days last week to clinch the program’s first outright South Yosemite League championship, a difficult task that presented a list of challenges.

The Jacobsen eighth grade girls did a special tribute to one of basketball's all-time great players, Kobe Bryant, by putting his and his daughter Gianna's (a great youth player just like these great eighth grade ladies on our JMS team) initials and numbers on their shoes and dedicating their…

After a four-day weekend due to a school snow closure day on Friday and to the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday on Monday, the Lady Warriors played West High School last Tuesday after a week since their last game.

The Warrior wrestling squad recently hosted a South Yosemite League tri-meet duel with West and Bakersfield Christian, recording victories in multiple weight classes.

The Lady Warriors remained unbeaten in South Yosemite League play with a pair of wins last week as Tehachapi moves to 10-1 on the season and closes in on another potential league championship.

It’s never been lost on me how fortunate I’ve been in my career to rub elbows with some of the greatest to play their respective games: Lebron James when he was a young Cavalier; Shaquille O’Neal during his Los Angeles prime; Phillip Rivers of the then San Diego Chargers; legends like Lynn S…