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The South Yosemite League began meet play, gathering at Brite Lake on Sept. 19. Six schools competed in five divisions on the rugged 2- and 3-mile courses.

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The Oak Tree Women’s Golf Club hosted its sixth annual Play 4 P.I.N.K. golf tournament on Sept. 14 and raised $3,748. All the proceeds from the event go to breast cancer research.

As an affiliated organization of Golden Empire Youth Football of Bakersfield, the Tehachapi Tomahawks are one of 20 teams with a standout situation all their own, different from that of their competitors. On the east end of Tehachapi, situated within Benz Visco Youth Sports & Cultural Pa…

Tehachapi cross-country had a busy week hosting a scrimmage with seven other schools at Brite Lake on Wednesday. Then on Saturday the team headed to Hart Park to compete in the Wolf Pack Invite.

The Tehachapi Warriors surrendered a pair of touchdowns in the first quarter and struggled moving the football offensively as they lost their preseason finale 35-7 Friday night to the Garces Rams at Sam Tobias Field.

The Tehachapi Warrior cross-country 2018-19 season officially got underway as the team traveled to Independence High School in Bakersfield to compete in the Falcon Run.

Each Tehachapi Youth Football game this weekend was kicked off by our very own freshman cheerleader, 9-year-old Savannah Walker, singing our nation's anthem.

Moving through the first two league tournaments, the THS varsity girls golf team seems to be riding their hot hand from last year's league championship.

It appeared to be a fundamentally lacking night for the Tehachapi Warriors. That in turn created a relatively easy evening for the visiting Highland Scots in a 47-12 non-league win over Tehachapi Friday night at Coy Burnett Stadium.

The Tehachapi Mountain Roller Hockey club competed in North Hollywood on Aug. 25-26, wrapping up their final tournament of the summer series season.

The sport of football requires more than athletes with speed, strength and athleticism. It’s more than the coach with the perfect scheme on defense or the planned route on offense. If you allow football to touch your life, you find it’s a passion-driven sport for every individual involved, a…

There’s a famous slogan from the Liverpool Soccer team from England’s Premier League. It’s more like a rallying cry for the club’s passionate fan base. It simply boasts: “You’ll Never Walk Alone.”

The weather wasn’t the only unseasonably cold aspect of Friday night’s Warrior football game. The Tehachapi defense offered a chilly reception to the Taft Wildcats, forcing seven turnovers and allowing the offense to break the game open in the second half in a 34-15 victory at Coy Burnett Stadium.

The girls varsity golf team, coming off league championships in two of the last three years, showed mid-season form at the first tournament of the year. THS placed first in an invitational, non-league competition at Stockdale Country Club on Aug. 20 (Bakersfield Christian was second and West…

Temperatures during preseason youth football left the fields of the Tomahawks vacant. The heatwave of the Kern Valley determined the fate of practices. Player safety is of highest concern for the Tehachapi Tomahawks, as well as its affiliated organization, Golden Empire Youth Football. With …

Lessons learned from some game results are not discovered until further along in a season’s journey. For the Tehachapi Warriors, Friday night’s 57-7 loss at Bakersfield High School could be a character test that defines the remainder of the season, even if that means going back to square one.

Pardon me if I get a little nostalgic this week. I was the class that had the chance to enjoy their 20-year Tehachapi High School reunion this past Mountain Festival Weekend. It was a nice gathering of some familiar faces, and a time warp of sorts back to 1998.

On Aug. 13, 1997, I wrote one of my favorite pieces ever in Tehachapi News. It’s fitting that 21 years later the subject matter is again upon us as the Warrior Football season starts this Friday night. It was a story about the first Tehachapi High School football team, the 1930 Tehachapi Ind…

The annual Mountain Magic Invitational golf tournament was held Aug. 1 at Oak Tree Country Club with 56 ladies participating. While the weather was warm for our area, most of the guests traveled from Bakersfield and the Antelope Valley for a welcome respite from the heat.

In case you might not have realized this, Tehachapi High School football season is right around the corner, as in next week. The Warriors played an inter-squad scrimmage this past Saturday. They’ll get a chance to hit someone not wearing green this Friday when they scrimmage at South. Then t…

I learned long ago that some the greatest learning experiences in life, some of the most memorable moments of a career, are when I am resigned to the fact that I’m not the smartest guy in the room. I accepted that long ago, and it continues to pay off.

The Oak Tree Women's Golf Club on July 16 celebrated their win in the gross score division of the Kern County team play season. Having played against three other golf clubs in Bakersfield, at both their home courses and at Oak Tree, we accumulated the most points throughout the rugged three-…

Six Tehachapi Mountain Roller Hockey Falcons have been selected to represent Team Southern California in St. Peters, Mo., later this summer.

It came as a surprise when I stumbled upon the Charles Schulz Museum during a vacation in Northern California recently, and an even bigger surprise when I discovered that the world’s most famous cartoonist was an avid lover of hockey. When given time to recollect on this, all the Peanuts com…

A great season for Warriors softball got just a little better this week. Four softball standouts have been named to the Bakersfield B-Varsity All-Area Softball team. The team is comprised of players from all over metro Bakersfield and the Southern Central Section.

The 2018 President/Vice President Cup Tournament for the Oak Tree Country Club Women’s Golf Club was held June 21-22 under beautiful skies. The two-day event saw 13 ladies compete for the President’s Cup, 18 holes each day. The Vice President’s Cup, consisting of 9 holes each day, had six la…

The Tehachapi High Warriors volleyball program will put on its annual camp for any girls who want to improve their game or plan to try out for the high school teams this year.

Every few years I join many other Americans in gaining an interest in World Cup soccer. Unlike many others who casually follow the sport in men’s or women’s World Cup years, I can say I’ve spent a lot of time covering it over the years.

Chase Harvey, a fighter for Tehachapi's Lion Heart Mixed Martial Arts, competed in his first fight June 9 and defeated his opponent in a comeback third round by a technical knockout.