Some of you may have already heard this, but longtime Tehachapi News sports writers, photographers and local sports historians Tom Shea and Michael Duffy are leaving the newspaper business as the fall sports season concludes. It's a loss for us all.
The Lady Braves closed the South Yosemite League season with a pair of victories over Ridgeview and West earlier this month.
Tehachapi was well represented in the CIF South Area Tennis individual championships at Wasco High School earlier this month, sporting both singles and doubles qualifiers from the South Yosemite League.
Mountain Football started the contest in impressive fashion with the game's first touchdown, but after Redwood pulled ahead for a big lead, the No. 10 seed Warriors could not pull the upset over the No. 7 seed Rangers in a 35-21 loss at the Mineral King Bowl in Visalia.
Most people don't go to Hawai'i to work harder. Then again it's been proven I'm not most people.
Tehachapi Cross Country finished the regular season against Yosemite League competition last Thursday at Hart Park in Bakersfield.
The Lady Warriors ended their season in the CIF Central Section Division I playoffs last Thursday at home, losing to Central-Fresno, 25-22, 21-25,25-19, 25-22.
We celebrate Veteran's Day on Nov. 11. It's a holiday earmarked in honor of all those that have served this nation. When I was growing up I felt like Veteran's Day was just to honor the "old guys" who had fought in wars decades before. Needless to say, that has changed.
The Warriors ended the regular season on a high note last Friday night, jumping out to an early lead and holding on for a 28-14 win over West at Coy Burnett Field.
The Braves won the South Yosemite League championship last week after recording a 24-7 victory over West at home.
A total of 56 players hit the links on Oct. 29 and 30 to battle for the "Tehachapi Cup."
The Tehachapi Cup, now in it's fourth year, is an annual competition between Horse Thief Country Club in Stallion Springs and Oak Tree Country Club in Bear Valley Springs. Both Horse Thief and Oak Tree had 28 players representing the Men's and Women's Clubs from both courses. It's a match play event with each individual match worth 1 point and each team match worth 2 points.
The Oak Tree Men's Golf Club held their annual Club Championship on Sept. 13 and 14.