Becoming a champion does not happen in a singular event, but in the hours, weeks and months of preparation, hard work and dedication. Becoming a champion is not always characterized by the individual, but as many who become one to accomplish their shared goal. For the Tehachapi Tomahawks, no…

The stakes were high Saturday in Tehachapi at the fields of the Tomahawks. Make no mistake about it, the energy and intensity were higher.

Warrior Cross Country took a small group to the Kern County Cross Country Championships last week at Hart Park in Bakersfield, an event that was comprised of 20 high schools competing.

Mountain Football re-kindled the flame against one of their oldest rivals, providing another memorable chapter in the Bishop vs. Tehachapi storied history with an upset victory in the CIF Division IV playoffs, 28-14.

The Jacobsen Middle School volleyball teams recently wrapped up their seasons with appearances in the Bear Mountain League tournament. Despite shortened campaigns due to COVID-19 and transportation issues, both teams finished strong in their respective divisions.

After a successful showing in South Yosemite League tournaments during the fall season, the Tehachapi Lady Warriors clinched the 2021 league championship, the team’s third title in the last four years.

Saturday concluded regular season games for the Tehachapi Tomahawks. Hosting events in the day, the Tehachapi teams went into competition intent on post-season play.

The offense was on full display last Friday night, with the Warriors dominating the line of scrimmage to record a season high 339 total yards in an eventual 43-28 victory over Bakersfield-West.

As the sun rose, freshmen Tomahawks were on the road early for a out-of-conference game in Wasco. With the remaining three Tomahawk teams scheduled for a bye in the week, the young team went into solo competition 5-0 against the Wolverines of Bakersfield.

The Oak Tree Country Club Women’s Golf Club held their annual Play-for-PINK Golf Tournament on Saturday, Oct. 16 to raise money for breast cancer research. With sponsors throughout the Tehachapi area providing donations of money and raffle prizes, the event raised a record $16,190.41 for the…

The Tomahawks dominated on the field in Tehachapi Saturday in games against the Bullpups of Bakersfield. Set in sunshine and sensational sounds from Cat Nunez singing the national anthem, the 6-0 sophomore Tomahawks commanded on both offense and defense. Holding the line and opening holes, T…

South Yosemite League title favorite Bakersfield Christian (6-3; 3-0 SYL) struck early and often in their homecoming game against the Warriors last week, scoring 34 points in the first half and eventually cruising to a 41-19 victory to remain undefeated in league play.

The feeling was electric Saturday in the stands at Foothill High School as Tomahawk family and fans turned up the volume and poured out energy in the sophomore competition against the Titans of Bakersfield. Falling behind 18 to 0 in the first quarter, facing a worst-case scenario, Tomahawks …

The Tomahawks wandered off the mountain Oct. 2 in their first away game experiences of the season. Following a weekend of canceled games, Tehachapi athletes were eager to strap on their helmets and take on their opponents at Bakersfield Christian High School.

Homecoming festivities in a limited capacity will still occur this week at Tehachapi High School, but the finale that culminates with a crowning of a king and queen during the Friday night football game might not happen.

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Tehachapi Tomahawks rallied Saturday to put on an incredible show for family and fans. Through the combination of mighty defense and talented offense, each Tehachapi team sent its opponent home scoreless.

Fueled with a strong running game, Mountain Football competed well against a very talented opponent, but in the end could not overcome the big play capability of Garces in a 48-21 defeat.

Sept. 11, 2001, a day so many remember, and a tragedy not forgotten. But for the athletes of Tehachapi Tomahawks, they are only old enough to be told the story, to learn of the events through history. Saturday, each team, every athlete stood together in silence to pay respects to those who l…

Fresh off their first victory at the Buena Vista Golf Course against Taft, the Lady Warriors golf team traveled to North Kern for the first league tournament of season, scoring 306 overall for a first place team finish.

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Mountain Football rallied for two touchdowns in the final period in a comeback attempt Friday night, but Highland’s lead proved to be too insurmountable in an eventual 28-18 loss for the Warriors.

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Football fans stood on their feet, raised their voices to the sky and cheered on the first kick-off of Tomahawk football following 18 months of an unprecedented pandemic.

Multiple members of the Tehachapi High School varsity swim team were recently awarded all-area honors by The Bakersfield Californian, including two historic firsts for the Warriors:

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There is some truth behind the old saying, “You don’t know what you have until it’s gone.” In what feels like a previous lifetime, we would take for granted the everyday normal or complain about the busyness of a full schedule. We would gripe when dinner was on the table at 9 p.m. after foot…

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Local Team Liberty BMX Racers recently competed in the California Summer State Games held in San Diego July 24 at San Diego BMX. The Games are set up to celebrate the Olympic Spirit of competition among Californians. Before the race started, a symbolic State Games Torch was passed around the track.

Former Junior Miss Tehachapi Samantha Howard recently decided to join the rest of the BMX racing family and won in her first-ever attempt at a USA BMX National the weekend of July 16-18 at the South Point Hotel in Las Vegas.

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This week in Bear Valley Springs, young baseball players have the opportunity to drill and learn the finer points of playing baseball from nearly two dozen UCLA alumni baseball players. Many of these players went on to play on or coach professional or collegiate teams, and come this week as …

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Tehachapi has recently been the home for as close to a literal definition of power couple. On June 26, race walkers Robyn Stevens and Nick Christie became our 2020 Olympic Trials gold medalists and will be representing TEAM USA at the upcoming Tokyo Olympics!

Tehachapi High girls tennis will be starting on Tuesday, Aug. 3, from 9 to 10:30 a.m., and will continue the rest of that week from 9 to 10:30.