The No. 2 seeded Tehachapi Tomahawks football team played in the Southern Conference championship against the No. 4 seeded Southwest Mustangs last Saturday and clinched their spot in the GEYF Super Bowl with a 14-6 win.
With the game scoreless at halftime, Southwest took the lead on an 81-yard touchdown reception to go up, 6-0. However, momentum shifted the Tomahawks direction when the Mustangs turned the ball over on a fumbled punt, setting up Tehachapi's first touchdown drive and tying the game at 6-6.
There are pictures of exactly two former student-athletes on my office wall at CSUB. The first is the front page of The Bakersfield Californian featuring former 'Runners forward Santwon Latunde after we beat Fresno State for our first Division I home win in 2007.
The second is a CSUB-themed motivational poster we designed two seasons ago featuring several of our core values as an athletic department.
Registration for the upcoming Starlings Volleyball Club, an organization for young ladies in middle school and high school, will be held next Wednesday, Nov. 13 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at THS gym. Parents will need to bring their daughter's birth certificate and $10.
Garces swept all four divisions of cross country last Wednesday afternoon at Brite Lake.
Tehachapi's got a new professional boxer and he's already making a knockout.
Making his professional debut on Sept. 27, Neeco Macias followed up an impressive amateur career by winning a one-sided four-round unanimous decision over Francisco Ramirez in the "Path to Glory" in Ontario
The Warriors recently had a SEYL meet at Brite Lake against Foothill, with a multitude of THS athletes turning in top marks.
Mountain Football raced ahead to a quick two-touchdown lead in the first quarter, never looking back in a convincing 42-7 victory over North last Friday night in Bakersfield.
Behind the brilliant running of Keyron Scott, the Braves are still undefeated in the SEYL title race after a 35-6 victory over North last Friday afternoon.
Garces may be the undisputed heavyweight in the Southeast Yosemite League when it comes to league championships in all sports combined.
However, when it comes to volleyball, there might be a new sheriff in town.
Mountain Tennis ended their season in the CIF Division II playoffs opening round, falling to no.6 seed Golden West 6-3 last Thursday afternoon in Visalia.
Tehachapi (12-12) gave a valiant effort in the contest, having to play without their No. 2 singles player and forcing their No. 3 through No. 7 players to bump up a spot in the lineup
I am surrounded by amazing stories on a daily basis -- not necessarily my personal stories, but the stories of the many student-athletes I come into contact here at CSUB.
Last week we were contacted by ESPN U as they were interested in human-interest stories about Hispanic student-athletes. Being a very diverse institution with a student-body made up of many first-generation Latino students, finding a few to choose from wasn't difficult, but their stories were nothing short of inspiring.
The Oak Tree Men's Golf Club gave a $1,000 check to Scholarship Fund for Women for awards, which will be made to Tehachapi High School graduates in June 2014.