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  • Wednesday, Jul 02 2014 02:23 PM

    Swimmers dive into summer


    The noise level at Tehachapi's public pools can be out-and-out deafening on summer afternoons.

  • Wednesday, Jul 02 2014 12:10 PM

    The Roadrunner Connection: Oscar Sanay: two goals, two dreams

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    Oscar Sanay is all too familiar with the feeling of being skipped over in the Major League Baseball Draft.

  • Wednesday, Jul 02 2014 12:03 PM

    Set, spike, serve; Bear Valley kicks off summer volleyball camp

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    Players set, served and spiked their way through a series of rigorous drills on Monday night in Bear Valley, as part of the first annual 2014 Mountain Spike Volleyball camp that is taking place this summer.

  • Wednesday, Jul 02 2014 12:03 PM

    Tehachapi wrestlers compete at state

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    Tehachapi Valley Wrestling Club recently competed in the California Kids Freestyle and Cadet/Junior Greco State Tournament in Fresno in June. Jairden Medina showed that hard work has its reward by winning the Intermediate 55 pound Division.

  • Wednesday, Jul 02 2014 12:02 PM

    Two Tehachapi Little League teams win North District 51 TOC titles


    After crowing their divisional and tournament champions for 2014, Tehachapi Little League opened play in the North District 51 Tournament of Champions last week, with two teams winning North District 51 titles.

  • Monday, Jun 09 2014 07:35 PM

    Tehachapi duo wins KC Tennis Title; Lund and Raphael team up to win Senior 45-over division

    For Rick Lund and Tom Raphael, the championship victory last Sunday afternoon at Bakersfield Racquet Club was a reunion, of sorts.

    The two Tehachapi residents reigned supreme among Kern County's best players, putting the finishing touches on another title together by winning the 45-over Senior Kern County Championships at Bakersfield Racquet Club in a thrilling final, 4-6, 6-3, 10-5.

  • Monday, Jun 09 2014 07:28 PM

    Baseball players selected All-SEYL; Nine THS players named among league elite

    Mountain Baseball finished the league season as Southeast Yosemite League champions, becoming the first men's team in THS history to win an outright Yosemite League title.

    It was a season of highs and lows for Tehachapi (15-12; 9-1 SEYL), with the lows coming with the temporary loss of their coach, Chris Olofson, to a head injury in the playoffs and a 17-5 loss to North in the first half of the regular season. But there were plenty of highs, with the Warriors winning a title with a pair of wins over league rival Garces 5-1 and 2-1 and coming back to defeat North, 29-5 at home.

  • Monday, Jun 09 2014 07:28 PM

    THS swimmers take All-League Honors

    Mountain Swimming recently finished a strong season that had the Warriors closing with a second place finish and the Lady Warriors a fourth place finish in the Southeast Yosemite League.

    For their efforts, 24 THS athletes were named to the first, second and honorable mention teams.

  • Monday, Jun 09 2014 07:27 PM

    Booster Club thanks sponsors, honors athletes

    The Tehachapi Warrior Booster Club would like to congratulate all athletes of the month recipients for the 2013-2014 school year.

    The club would also like to give a special thank you to the Moose Lodge for hosting the event every month and for providing breakfast for all attendees.

  • Monday, Jun 09 2014 07:27 PM

    The Roadrunner Connection: A Father's Day story

    On this Father's Day week I am going to write about a father that I never had the pleasure of meeting; but I have been blessed to experience the results of his efforts as a father over the years and share a wonderful story on the five-year memorial of his passing.

    Fred Montoya passed away in 2009 from a heart attack. Like most of the time when such a thing happens, nobody saw it coming and Fred was taken far too young. He was a father to a pair of great kids, Jonny and Sara, and husband to one of my favorite baseball moms of all-time, Leeza.

  • Monday, Jun 09 2014 07:21 PM

    The Roadrunner Connection: 'First pitch' tips and advice

    There has been plenty of buzz around the ceremonial first pitch lately. Recently in Bakersfield it was all about "Tara the Hero Cat" throwing out the first pitch at a Bakersfield Blaze game. She's the ferocious feline that saved a little boy from a dog attack. It made national news. You name the media outlet, and they were in Kern County covering the first pitch.

    The Blaze tried putting a ball on a string and have her swat it towards home plate but the dang thing just kept bouncing instead. Oh well, a valiant effort; I guess that cat is more into swatting away bad dogs than baseballs.

  • Monday, Jun 09 2014 07:20 PM

    Golf and Tennis All-League announced

    Golf and tennis finished their respective seasons with second place finishes in the SEYL team standings. In golf, Tehachapi High was consistently the second place finisher in SEYL-mini's. In tennis, Tehachapi (13-10; 8-2 SEYL) closed the year with a second place finish in league.

    Earning All-SEYL in golf were first team athletes Lance Mitchell and Joshua Corona and earning second team were Max Weisenseel, Joesph Barba and Ben Farinas.

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