The success of a program doesn’t just happen by the ones who run it, the volunteers who work it, or the athletes who participate in it. The Tomahawks would like you to meet the team behind the scenes for the 2017 season that made many things possible.
When it comes to local sports, it’s not just the school-sponsored teams representing our community. There’s the often-overlooked but growing club sports scene, where each week many athletes and parents pay their way through competitions and travel, just to play the sport they love.
It would have been a daunting task to ask Mountain Football to pull out a victory against defending CIF Division 3-AA State Champion and current no.26 state-ranked Paraclete Friday night on the road.
The Braves scored a trio of touchdowns, with each score coming on offense, defense and special teams to record their third victory of the season in a 22-21 win over Paraclete.
The heat didn’t seem to bother Heritage Oak School cross-country athletes as they started their season off with momentum in the Independence Invitational at Independence High in Bakersfield on Sept. 9.
It was a beautiful day in Bear Valley Springs on Sept. 15, when 68 golfers participated in the Oak Tree Country Club Women’s Golf Club Play for P.I.N.K. tournament to raise money for breast cancer research. Between donations, raffle ticket profits, 50/50 receipts, and tournament winnings don…
If you were to look around the fields of Tehachapi Youth Football, gaze upon the pictures lining the walls of the team room, or talk to the hundreds of lives changed by a program, you would notice one thing: None would be possible without the support of so many individuals who have dedicated…
On Tuesday, Sept. 12, THS's junior varsity tennis had a home game against East High School. The girls singles players won five out of six games and the doubles players won two out of three games, bringing the total win to 7-2.
I was overjoyed when my sister Stacey tagged me in a Facebook post about Tehachapi Youth Football inviting all to a 40th Anniversary Alumni Flag Football Game on Oct. 1. My first thought was what a tremendous idea; my second thought was, wow, hard to believe TYF has been around for 40 years.
Spearheaded by an impressive defensive performance last Thursday afternoon, the Indians were able to record a shutout 6-0 victory over Kennedy-Delano for their first victory of the season.
When the Tehachapi Warriors football team took a 36-0 loss at the hands of Burroughs in the debut of new head coach Doug DeGeer, it was a tough night. As I told one of my friends in the media covering the game, "This is a character game for Doug. This will be a good thing.”
The Junior Varsity Braves football team started the season strong with a 13-6 victory over Burroughs before suffering a setback Friday afternoon in a 31-6 defeat to Garces.
Tehachapi High cross-country traveled to Cerro Coso Community College to face off with Burroughs High School of Ridgecrest in a early preseason dual meet.
As many of you may have heard, I am leaving my position as assistant athletics director for communications at CSUB effective Sept. 8. Along with that comes the end of my 14-year run as "Voice of the ‘Runners" for men’s basketball and nine-year spot on air for baseball.
If taking over a football program from a Hall of Fame coach isn’t pressure enough, how about adding on Doug DeGeer’s plate that his first game as Tehachapi's football coach is the only home game for any Bakersfield-area team?
Another successful season for Tehachapi Junior cowboys and girls ended this past Saturday with a closing ranch-style breakfast and awards ceremony. Awards went to high point winners in various Junior Rodeo categories. This season saw over 120 junior contestants in some 60 events.
It was with much pride and ceremony that Tehachapi's American Youth Soccer Organization (AYSO), Region 479, opened its 30th season Saturday at the Benz Visco Sports Park. AYSO first started its California affiliation in 1964 in Torrance. Its goal then, as it still is today, was to introduce …
Much has been made public recently about the 10th-anniversary of CSUB athletics competing in the NCAA Division I level. Recently, The Bakersfield Californian published a series of reports on our progress and success and even came up with a few lists, including the top-10 Division I student-a…
Tehachapi was well represented at the Bakersfield Metro BMX, “Northern California vs. Southern California" race on Aug. 20. With over 200 BMX riders from throughout California, this was one of the biggest races Metro has had on their newly design and improved track.
Tehachapi Girls' Tennis had their first pre-season match against Liberty High School on Aug. 22. The Varsity team was away at Liberty High while the J.V. team was a home game. Number 4 singles player for the J. V. team, Deanna Hammer, won her match 2-6, 6-4, 13-11 in a hard fought to win tie break.
Five Tehachapi roller hockey players traveled to Taylor, Mich., to compete for Team Southern California Aug. 4 through 6, and came home with gold and silver medals along with other high honors.
Two Tehachapi High School juniors, Madison Peel and Aimee Gonzales, were selected to the Little League All-Star Team by District 51.
Oak Tree Country Club Women’s Golf Club held their Senior Club Championship on Aug. 17 and 18, with Linda Cross winning the title in a playoff. Cross and Karen Dixon were tied after the 36-hole regulation play with each scoring a 176 gross. They continued with a 3-hole aggregate playoff whic…
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.