Competing in Hart Park in Bakersfield, Tehachapi High School's cross-country team ran in the Rebel Invite hosted by South High School on Saturday. Warrior cross-country had its most successful effort of the year. THS ran in three of six divisions and did not disappoint.

I’ve been asked often of late to address the proposed Measure R on the ballot to revitalize and build new parks and recreation facilities through the Tehachapi Valley Recreation & Park District. Other than the status of our football team, it’s the most talked about local sports story in …

A challenging season for the Tehachapi Warriors increased a level of difficulty Friday night as the Warriors sought out their first win in the South Yosemite League and their first road victory of the season. Those tasks included playing without starting quarterback Chris Garcia, who was ine…

With fall football weather upon us, blankets and beanies dressed the stands of Tehachapi on Saturday as the Tomahawks hosted games against the Wolverines of Bakersfield. Pink accented team colors, proudly honoring the month of October and breast cancer awareness.

Gathering at host Ridgeview High School, Tehachapi cross-country competed in the SYL meet No. 2. Four divisions were held with all six schools from the SYL there. THS held its own on the very fast 2- and 3-mile courses. Highlights from the meet were:

The position of running back has and always will define great Tehachapi football teams. Despite the changes in formations, offensive schemes and the pace of the game, championship Tehachapi teams still ran the ball with overwhelming success. Something tells me that will never change.

For the first part of Friday night’s homecoming game, the Tehachapi Warriors looked as strong as they have all season. Unfortunately, an inconsistent effort combined with a disastrous second half would be the undoing in a 56-12 loss to Bakersfield Christian.

With less than 2:30 left on the clock in the 4th quarter, the varsity Tomahawks found themselves chasing the Delano Thunder 6-12, with the ball placed on their own 3-yard line.

Tehachapi's Sydney Howard competed in the USA BMX State Series Finals the weekend of Sept. 22 at Grand Prix BMX in Lake Perris.

Tehachapi Valley Wrestling Club wrestlers have had a busy summer with dedicated wrestlers attending various clinics. The clinics allowed the kids to work with World Elite wrestlers and some of the best coaches.

Getting a break from SYL action, Warrior cross-country traveled to Wasco to compete in the open Wasco Invite. Competing in six divisions, the Warriors ended the day taking home 16 individual medals and one division championship.

With little time of possession from the Tehachapi offense, the Warrior defense was tested Friday night and couldn’t hold back a balanced Independence attack in a 27-6 loss to the Falcons in the teams’ South Yosemite League opener.

The Warriors continued their campaign for back-to-back league championships with another dominating victory on Sept. 19th at Buena Vista Golf Course to go 3-0 in league play. Once again, THS' nearest competitor was BCHS.

The South Yosemite League began meet play, gathering at Brite Lake on Sept. 19. Six schools competed in five divisions on the rugged 2- and 3-mile courses.

The Oak Tree Women’s Golf Club hosted its sixth annual Play 4 P.I.N.K. golf tournament on Sept. 14 and raised $3,748. All the proceeds from the event go to breast cancer research.

As an affiliated organization of Golden Empire Youth Football of Bakersfield, the Tehachapi Tomahawks are one of 20 teams with a standout situation all their own, different from that of their competitors. On the east end of Tehachapi, situated within Benz Visco Youth Sports & Cultural Pa…

Tehachapi cross-country had a busy week hosting a scrimmage with seven other schools at Brite Lake on Wednesday. Then on Saturday the team headed to Hart Park to compete in the Wolf Pack Invite.

The Tehachapi Warriors surrendered a pair of touchdowns in the first quarter and struggled moving the football offensively as they lost their preseason finale 35-7 Friday night to the Garces Rams at Sam Tobias Field.

The Tehachapi Warrior cross-country 2018-19 season officially got underway as the team traveled to Independence High School in Bakersfield to compete in the Falcon Run.

Each Tehachapi Youth Football game this weekend was kicked off by our very own freshman cheerleader, 9-year-old Savannah Walker, singing our nation's anthem.

Moving through the first two league tournaments, the THS varsity girls golf team seems to be riding their hot hand from last year's league championship.

It appeared to be a fundamentally lacking night for the Tehachapi Warriors. That in turn created a relatively easy evening for the visiting Highland Scots in a 47-12 non-league win over Tehachapi Friday night at Coy Burnett Stadium.

The Tehachapi Mountain Roller Hockey club competed in North Hollywood on Aug. 25-26, wrapping up their final tournament of the summer series season.

The sport of football requires more than athletes with speed, strength and athleticism. It’s more than the coach with the perfect scheme on defense or the planned route on offense. If you allow football to touch your life, you find it’s a passion-driven sport for every individual involved, a…

There’s a famous slogan from the Liverpool Soccer team from England’s Premier League. It’s more like a rallying cry for the club’s passionate fan base. It simply boasts: “You’ll Never Walk Alone.”

The weather wasn’t the only unseasonably cold aspect of Friday night’s Warrior football game. The Tehachapi defense offered a chilly reception to the Taft Wildcats, forcing seven turnovers and allowing the offense to break the game open in the second half in a 34-15 victory at Coy Burnett Stadium.

The girls varsity golf team, coming off league championships in two of the last three years, showed mid-season form at the first tournament of the year. THS placed first in an invitational, non-league competition at Stockdale Country Club on Aug. 20 (Bakersfield Christian was second and West…

Temperatures during preseason youth football left the fields of the Tomahawks vacant. The heatwave of the Kern Valley determined the fate of practices. Player safety is of highest concern for the Tehachapi Tomahawks, as well as its affiliated organization, Golden Empire Youth Football. With …

Lessons learned from some game results are not discovered until further along in a season’s journey. For the Tehachapi Warriors, Friday night’s 57-7 loss at Bakersfield High School could be a character test that defines the remainder of the season, even if that means going back to square one.

Pardon me if I get a little nostalgic this week. I was the class that had the chance to enjoy their 20-year Tehachapi High School reunion this past Mountain Festival Weekend. It was a nice gathering of some familiar faces, and a time warp of sorts back to 1998.

On Aug. 13, 1997, I wrote one of my favorite pieces ever in Tehachapi News. It’s fitting that 21 years later the subject matter is again upon us as the Warrior Football season starts this Friday night. It was a story about the first Tehachapi High School football team, the 1930 Tehachapi Ind…

The annual Mountain Magic Invitational golf tournament was held Aug. 1 at Oak Tree Country Club with 56 ladies participating. While the weather was warm for our area, most of the guests traveled from Bakersfield and the Antelope Valley for a welcome respite from the heat.

In case you might not have realized this, Tehachapi High School football season is right around the corner, as in next week. The Warriors played an inter-squad scrimmage this past Saturday. They’ll get a chance to hit someone not wearing green this Friday when they scrimmage at South. Then t…

I learned long ago that some the greatest learning experiences in life, some of the most memorable moments of a career, are when I am resigned to the fact that I’m not the smartest guy in the room. I accepted that long ago, and it continues to pay off.