• By EARL ARTERBURN Contributing writer

Tehachapi's AYSO Region 479 enjoyed a banner year with a combined 535 registered players playing in the following Divisions: 10-U, 12-U, 14-U and 16/19-U Co-ed.

  • By JENN MICHAEL Contributing writer

When the going gets tough, the Tomahawks get tougher. With the championship title on the line, and one second remaining on the clock, it all came down to one final play of the game, one final play of the season for the sophomore Tomahawks and Southwest Mojos.

  • Contributed by THS cross country

Warriors cross country gathered at Hart Park on Nov. 8 to compete in the SYL League Finals. THS cross country experienced some great finishes and some disappointment as the meet went on.

  • By CURTIS NELSON Contributing writer

Some of the Tehachapi Valley Wrestling Club wrestlers got an early jump on the season at the Kern County Wrestling Association's Zombie Takedown Tournament held Oct. 29 in Bakersfield.

  • By DENNIS COSTA Contributing writer

The Tehachapi High School Lady Warriors golf team traveled to Buena Vista Golf Course for the last league tournament. The Lady Warriors entered the competition with a 6-point lead on the rest of the league. We needed to finish at least in 4th place to earn a piece of the championship.

  • Tehachapi News report

Mountain Football was the epitome of resiliency in the regular season finale, scrapping and clawing their way to a share of the South Yosemite League crown in a thrilling 27-21 victory over West.

  • Tehachapi News report

Aided by some late game heroics, the Indians closed their season on a positive note with a 12-12 tie against West last Thursday afternoon.

  • By COREY COSTELLOE Contributing columnist

Maybe you haven’t noticed, but there’s a dynasty building on the Mountain. The Tehachapi Lady Warriors are champions this fall, as are the Lady Braves and the Lady Indians. Volleyball has and continues to establish itself as a force in the South Yosemite League, and in 2017 they have three m…

  • Contributed by THS cross country

Tehachapi High School cross country traveled to Hart Park Oct. 28 and participated in the third annual Rebel Invite hosted by South High School. The Warriors ran in five divisions and ended the day bringing home four individual medals.

  • Tehachapi News report

After reaching the finals of the South Yosemite League individual tournament earlier this month, tennis standout Catrina Hibbard was one of only a few girls in Kern County selected to represent their school at the South Area Individual Tournament last weekend at Garces Memorial High School.

  • By COREY COSTELLOE Contributing columnist

It's October, and the World Series has been set. The Los Angeles Dodgers, playing in the Fall Classic for the first time since yours truly was still sleeping on He-Man bed sheets and believing in Santa Claus, will take on the Houston Astros, who in 1988 were actually a National League team, …

  • Contributed by THS cross country

In their last SYL match until league finals in three weeks, THS cross country felt like they were competing on Friday the 13th instead of Wednesday the 18th. The Warriors tied with teams in three of the five divisional runs and ended up on the short end of the tiebreaker rule in all three.

  • By JENN MICHAEL Contributing writer

The traditional rivalry between Tehachapi and Garces football spans through generations and all ranges of age. It begins with 8-year-olds knocking pads between the Tomahawks and Irish and concludes with high school seniors winning in overtime with a PAT kick between the Warriors and Rams.

  • By CHAD COLE Contributing writer

The Lady Warriors varsity team continued their winning ways this past week as they took on East High at home.

  • Tehachapi News report

The Bulldogs were able to record three touchdowns in the ground game to edge the Indians on homecoming week, 22-6.

  • By BILL HAWLEY Contributing writer

Following in the footsteps of the Tehachapi Falcons youth teams in the summer tournament series, the senior Falcons entered the Huntington Beach Iron Man tournament the last Saturday in September.

  • By DIANE GRIFFIN Contributing writer

The Oak Tree Country Club Women’s Golf Club held its Eclectic Tournament on Oct. 12-13. While it is the last tournament of the year, it is also the most fun, so turnout for the event is usually good. And this year was no different.

  • By JENN MICHAEL Contributing writer

With all the gloom and controversy centered on football and the NFL, the Tehachapi Tomahawks rise up and set forth a positive example to what is important to our athletes and organization: God, country and football. The respect, pride, dignity and unity bleed out of our athletes who hold tru…

  • Contributed by THS cross country

Tehachapi Warrior cross country met Foothilll High School on the Trojans' home course in a non-league dual meet on Oct. 11. Although the Warriors ran the 2- and 3-mile course well, they came up against a strong Foothill squad that swept the Warriors convincingly in all four divisions. A scor…

  • By COREY COSTELLOE Contributing columnist

I understand that many are feeling jaded about the sports offerings of today, and are tired of national anthem protests, political strife and underperforming national teams. For those I offer the potential cure to your sports malaise: pro rodeo.

  • Contributed by Tehachapi Youth Football

Sitting high in the aluminum bleachers, you could feel the excitement through your feet and the electricity in the air as the Tomahawk family cheered on the first win for the junior varsity Tomahawks Saturday, Sept. 30 against the Highland Knights.

  • Contributed by THS cross-country

After a two-week break, Warrior cross-country was back on the run, traveling to Ridgeview High School to compete in the SYL Mini Meet #2. THS ran in the 5 divisions held on a 2-mile and 3-mile course.

  • By COREY COSTELLOE Contributing columnist

When Toby Keith’s “I Ain’t as Good as I Once Was” blared on the stadium speakers just before kickoff a few Sundays ago, I couldn’t help but think how fitting the selection was. For the first time in nearly two decades, I was in front of a crowd playing a sport, albeit flag football and albei…