Bakersfield Sports News

Local high school, college, and pro sports news in Bakersfield, CA
  • Tuesday | via Contra Costa Times 

    Kevin Milam is dominant in Heritage High baseball win

    Heritage High's Kevin Milam, shown pitching in a 2014 game against Liberty, threw a complete-game three-hitter on March 28 as the Patriots defeated California 3-0 to bring their record to 8-2. Milam struck out 10 and walked two.


  • Tuesday | via Tehachapi News 

    Warriors baseball drops game to Ridgeview, bounces b...

    Warriors shortstop Sagun Gainey receives congratulations from head coach Chris Olofson as he rounds third base after hitting his first home run of the season Wednesday, March 25. During Tehachapi's 13-3 victory over West High School, Gainey hit for a cycle, hitting for a single, double, triple and home run all in a single game. Photo by Gregory D. Cook Warriors outfielder Nash Franko hits the dirt to avoid being picked off at first base during Tehachapi High School's game against the West High School Vikings Wednesday, March 25. Franko would go on to steal second base on the following pitch, one of eight stolen bases by the Warriors in their 13-3 victory.


  • Tuesday | via Tehachapi News 

    Much-needed win for Lady Warriors softball

    Warrior Kendall Kapitzke follows through after sending a 1-1 pitch on its way over the left field fence for her eighth home run of the season during Tehachapi's 3-2 victory of the West High School Vikings Thursday, March 26. Photo by Gregory D. Cook Warriors teammates crowd around home plate to congratulate Kendall Kapitzke as she crosses the plate after hitting her eighth home run of the season, tying the game against the West High School Vikings Thursday, March 26. The Warrior went on to win the game 3-2. Photo by Gregory D. Cook Warriors catcher Michaela Peters prepares to meet Vikings base runner Jerrica Magananes as she starts her slide Thursday, March 26 during Tehachapi High School's 3-2 win over West High School.


  • Saturday Mar 28 | via The Fresno Bee 

    Prep roundup: Buchanan’s Hannah Waller impr...

    Buchanan High junior track and field star Hannah Waller continued to expand her game Saturday in the Central Valley Classic at Veterans Memorial Stadium. Already the second-leading 400-meter runner in the history of Central Section girls, she won the 200 in 24.24 - improving her state best for the season and No.


  • Tuesday Mar 24 | via Tehachapi News 

    Warriors Baseball continues winning streak

    Tehachapi High School catcher Lucas Underhill slides in to home plate during the fourth inning of the Warriors 8-5 victory over the Golden Valley Bulldogs Thursday, March 19, at Golden Valley High School. Photo by Gregory D. Cook.


  • Thursday Mar 19 | via The Fresno Bee 

    Prep highlights for March 19: Tulare Western topples...

    Tatyana Allen's two-run, eighth-inning home run powered Tulare Western to the marquee win of the opening day at the 18-team Washington Invitational, a 4-2 defeat of Rancho-Las Vegas, which entered ranked No. 5 in the nation according to the Maxpreps Xcellent 25. Including a 4-0 victory over Argonaut-Jackson, the Mustangs went 2-0, as did Central, which rode Gianna Mancha's 14 strikeouts to a two-hit, 8-0 win over Pleasant Valley-Chico and Alyssa Avila's big day to a 3-2 win against Pacheco-Los Banos.


  • Wednesday Mar 18 | via Paradise Post 

    Cougars beaten by Liberty Christian again, 56-34

    The sixth-seeded Paradise Adventist Academy boys basketball team fell at No. 1 Liberty Christian, 56-34 in the inaugural Northern California Division VI finals Tuesday night in Redding, making it two straight losses that the Cougars have suffered to the Patriots this year dating back to the 22-point drubbing in the Northern Section D-VI championships March 6 at Butte College's Cowan Gym.


  • Tuesday Mar 17 | via The Fresno Bee 

    Prep baseball: Buchanan remains No. 1 in section, br...

    Buchanan High remains No. 1 in The Bee's Central Section baseball rankings while also moving into the top 25 of a national poll.


Bakersfield High Schools

Bakersfield High (1241 G Street)
Beardsley Junior High (1001 Roberts Lane)
Centennial High (8601 Hageman)
Chipman Junior High (2905 Eissler Street)
Compton Junior High (3211 Pico Avenue)