It’s late summer, and that means another season of competition begins across the nation for high schools, colleges and other institutions. It has also, lately, marked another season of protests surrounding the national anthem. Oh boy, here we go again.
Tehachapi AYSO (American Youth Soccer Organization) Region 479 is celebrating its 30th season as an AYSO region, starting with Opening Day on Aug. 26 at the Benz Visco Youth Sports & Cultural Park.
The Tehachapi Warrior cheerleaders are having a busy summer. They have been working hard preparing for this year’s season. In addition to their regular summer practice schedule, they have attended summer camp, and have held a Warrior Clinic for the Tehachapi Youth Football cheerleaders.
This week it gets real. The season starts once again for CSUB Athletics as a few of the fall teams play exhibitions to sharpen their skills for the start of the quickly-approaching regular-season.
Boys at Tehachapi High School aren’t the only players on the football field nowadays. Fans may have to look twice on game days — this year two girls are on the Warriors varsity team.
It looks like I am bringing some work home with me. As in Saturday night, Aug. 19 at Local Craft Beer, CSUB Athletics is bringing our community caravan to Tehachapi.
I spent part of last week in Arizona, hence my absence from these pages as I spent time with family and tried to figure out how to properly turn 37 years old.
Six members of the Perfect 10 Gymnastics Competitive Girls Team traveled to Reno, Nev., to compete in the United States Association of Independent Gymnastic Clubs/International Association of Independent Gymnastic Clubs 2017 World Championships.
The 2017 Club Champion for the Oak Tree Country Club Women’s Golf Club is Karen Dixon. Persevering through three grueling days, Dixon shot 89, 93 and 89 to beat her closest competitor by four strokes.
During the week of June 26, six members of the Perfect 10 Gymnastics Competitive Girls Team competed in the 2017 USAIGC/IAIGC World Championships. Ashley Simpson, Sarah Denning, Hannah Carruthers, Hope Rygiel, Vanessa Brown and Ava Wiehn competed.
The great baseball broadcaster/philosopher Joe Garagiola once described baseball as “drama with an endless run and ever-changing cast.”
Alexander Rushby, 8, part of the Great Britain Under 10 team competing at the AAU Olympics at Corona, made a guest appearance for Tehachapi Falcons Under 8's in their game against PAMA Cyclones. Rushby thoroughly enjoyed his time with his newfound friends and with assistance from Caden Abarq…
I was asked a few weeks ago by our former head baseball coach to track down the ESPN broadcast of our 2015 NCAA Regional victory over Ole Miss. You see, our coach obviously was at the game, a 2-1 win over the Rebels, but he, like myself, wanted to watch it from a different angle than the dug…
Five Tehachapi Falcons roller hockey players were selected by tryouts held in Huntington Beach to represent Southern California in the 2017 State Wars Tournament being held in Taylor, Mich., this August.
Three members of the Tehachapi High School softball team recently competed in the Colorado Sparkler-Fireworks Softball Tournament in Denver, Colo. Competing in the tournament were Ashley McIrvin, Erin Askins and Bailey Damian.
The winners of the Oak Tree Country Club Women’s Golf Club President and Vice President’s Cup tournament were crowned after two days of golf in the hot sun, played June 22-23 in Bear Valley Springs.
Some alumni stopped by Cal State Bakersfield recently. A few basketball players returned to their alma mater to help out at a sold-out youth basketball camp. One of two sessions sold out this year, a major testament to the success of CSUB men’s basketball. Then again, so is the willingness o…
It’s time for summer vacation. I hope at some point, you and your family will have the opportunity to take at least one trip out of town, state, or even the country if you’re so inclined.
As a new parent, I’ve been exposed to a variety of firsts lately. I see my child experience or even accomplish things for the first time, and there is no replacing a first. It is a memory that will last a lifetime.
Max Carter was 0-8 last season as pitcher for the CSUB Roadrunners. In fact, he really wasn’t a pitcher; he was an infielder who was talked into pitching during his sophomore season in 2015 and used as an occasional reliever.
Tehachapi Valley Wrestling Club finished its local season with the Kern County Wrestling Association Freestyle Championships May 20 at Golden Valley High School.
This year, Independence's softball team left no doubt — either Tuesday or all season long — that it belongs in the Central Section Division III championship game.
Tehachapi High School Track and Field received a nice surprise when it was informed that three athletes from THS had qualified for the CIF Masters Meet held Saturday, May 20, at Buchanan High School in Clovis.
This week I’ll take part in the fifth consecutive Western Athletic Conference Baseball Championship Tournament for the CSUB Roadrunners, being held for the third time at Hohokam Stadium in Mesa, Arizona.
Bear Valley Springs’ very own Gary Adams is once again generously donating his time and talent to help put on what has come to be affectionately known as “the best little Baseball camp in the USA.” Adams will be coaching along with approximately 20 other guest coaches, all of whom are friend…
Going into the last week of the season, the Warriors varsity baseball team already had the SYL league title locked up, but they still had a goal of going undefeated. And they did just that.
Sunday was the end of the 2016-17 home season for CSUB athletics. As the final out was recorded in the Roadrunners’ baseball series victory over Seattle University, thus came to an end another action-packed year for all CSUB teams.
The Lady Warriors played against the West Vikings in Bakersfield on May 9. At the top of the first inning, the Warriors started out very strong by scoring five runs. The Warriors defense prevented the Vikings from scoring any runs.
On Wednesday, May 10, Tehachapi High School Track and Field team had 15 athletes and four relay teams qualify for the CIF South Area Championships held at Liberty High School in Bakersfield.
Jacobsen Middle School students competed at the Northern Section Track Meet on April 29 at Liberty High School. The athletes who qualified from this meet participated in the Kern County Championships on May 6, also at Liberty High.
With the league championship potentially on the line for the Warriors varsity baseball team, they managed to pull out a win in a close game versus Ridgeview on Tuesday, May 2.