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  • Monday, May 19 2014 05:55 AM

    Lady Braves win SEYL championship

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    Junior Varsity softball achieved perfection by finishing their regular season undefeated en route to a Southeast Yosemite League championship.

  • Monday, May 19 2014 05:46 AM

    Softball reaches playoff quarterfinals; Lady Warriors defeat Golden Valley in first round

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    Lady Warriors softball finished their season in the CIF Division III playoffs last week, opening with a 5-3 win over Golden Valley and falling to Hanford in the quarterfinals, 5-3.

  • Monday, May 19 2014 05:37 AM

    Frosh Baseball ends season second in SEYL

    The Indians closed their season with a second place finish in the Southeast Yosemite League, closing with an 8-2 league mark.

    Tehachapi finished their final week with a 15-0 victory over Foothill and a 6-1 loss against Garces.

  • Monday, May 19 2014 05:36 AM

    TVWC to host free tournament this Saturday

    Tehachapi Valley Wrestling Club will host a tournament this Saturday, May 24 at the THS gym starting at 9 a.m. The community is encouraged to come out and support Tehachapi’s young wrestlers. There is not an admission charge to attend.

    In recent TVWC events, the youth wrestlers competed in the Kern County Wrestling Association Coyote Classic in Shafter.

  • Monday, May 19 2014 05:34 AM

    THS swimmers perform well at CIF Division I meet

    The Water Warriors had a handful of swimmers compete in this past weekend’s CIF Division I Championships at Clovis North High School.

  • Monday, May 19 2014 05:32 AM

    Winning for Coach Oly; THS reach semis after pair of playoff victories; face Golden West Tuesday, May 20

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    Even though THS came into last Thursday afternoon’s CIF playoff quarterfinal against Hoover-Fresno as an underdog, the mission was clear. Win for Coach Oly.

    Mountain Baseball was resolute in belief, fueled by the determination for their coach that was taken away by ambulance in a first round playoff game two days prior.

  • Thursday, May 15 2014 08:16 PM

    Warriors beat Hoover to advance in CIF playoffs; Coach Oly improving

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    Perhaps inspired by concern for their coach, the Tehachapi Warriors turned in an admirable win over Hoover High School in Fresno this afternoon, beating the Patriots 10-1 in the second round of CIF Division III playoffs.
     
    On Tuesday, the SEYL Champion Warriors beat Highland, 10-5, after witnessing their coach, Chris Olofson, struck in the head by a baseball at the bottom of the fourth inning.
     
    Next stop for the Warriors will be a game vs number 9 seeded Golden West High School next Tuesday in Tehachapi (Jacobsen Middle School field, 4:30 p.m.)
    The Warriors earned the No. 5 seed in the CIF Division III playoffs after winning the league championship.
     
    According to Nikki Quiroga, Olofson’s fiancé, the coach is continuing to recover and was waiting for news of the Warriors’ game today. Quiroga said the support for Olofson was overwhelming.
     
    That support was evident at this afternoon’s game where sportswriter Tom Shea said Hoover High School showed itself as a “class act” by displaying a banner signed by Patriots players reading: “Thinking of you Coach Oly.”
     
    Earlier Thursday Tehachapi Unified School District released a statement indicating the coach’s condition had been upgraded from critical to serious.  His recovery is "looking positive for a full recovery," according to the statement.
     
    See next week’s Tehachapi News for a more complete report on the CIF playoff games.

  • Wednesday, May 14 2014 09:26 AM

    Warriors win league championship; Carter throws one-hitter in title game over Garces

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    The two best teams in the Southeast Yosemite League fittingly met for the regular season finale last Friday afternoon with the league championship on the line.

    Mountain Baseball and Garces came into the contest with an identical 8-1 league mark. After seven innings of stellar baseball, the Warriors reigned supreme in a 2-1 victory.

  • Wednesday, May 14 2014 09:26 AM

    Lady Warriors set for CIF playoffs; THS ends regular season with second place finish

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    The Lady Warriors concluded the SEYL season by defeating Foothill 20-3 and losing closely contested game to league champion Garces, 11-6.

    Taylor Cummings fueled the bats in the victory over Foothill by going 4-5 with four runs scored and two doubles. Brenna Dezubiria, Hannah Grimes and Kendall Kapitzke each had two hits, Danay Lee had a three-run homerun and Mariah Godde had a double in other offensive highlights.

  • Wednesday, May 14 2014 09:25 AM

    Track and Field performs at SEYL finals; Jayvee Braves and Lady Braves earn league team titles

    Tehachapi recently competed in the SEYL finals at Bakersfield College this past Saturday, with the Warriors finishing third overall with 80 team points and the Lady Warriors coming in fifth place with 54 team points.

    Taking first place in their respective events for the varsity were Abraham Katona (110 hurdles -- 16.58 and 300 hurdles 41.63), Isaiah Hutto (Triple Jump -- 40 feet five inches), Madison Eberle (400 meters -- 1:00.51) and Alexis Namey (300 hurdles -- 48.16).

  • Wednesday, May 14 2014 09:23 AM

    The Roadrunner Connection: Saying farewell to a coaching favorite

    Head baseball coach Bill Kernen announced his retirement from college baseball last week, ending his six-year run with the Roadrunners effective July 1. Kernen was the first coach of this program, hired in 2007 to build a new team from the ground up.

    He did that and a little more, putting our baseball program on the national stage, beating powerhouses like UCLA, Fresno State and South Carolina while we were an Independent. He then won the Western Athletic Conference last season while taking home conference coach of the year honors for his efforts as well.

  • Wednesday, May 14 2014 09:22 AM

    Sign-ups underway for BVS Mountain Spike Volleyball

    Registration for Bear Valley Springs Mountain Spike Volleyball is currently being accepted for boys and girls ages 9 through 14. Regular sign-ups will be accepted through June 2, and will cost $50. Late sign-ups will be held June 3 through 8, and will cost $60. Non-BVS residents will be charged an additional $20.

    Seven clinic-style sessions will be held on Mondays, June 9 through July 29 at the Whiting Center. Beginner sessions will be held from 5 to 6:30 p.m., and intermediate/advanced sessions from 6:30 to 8 p.m.

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