May 18, 2012
BAKERSFIELD — The Orange Coast College baseball team has dealt with adversity only in small doses this season. But in the opener of the California Community College Athletic Assn. State Championship on Friday, Sierra College sophomore pitcher Josh Eagle continued to deliver his lesson on how to overcome a sizable obstacle he battles every day. Eagle, who had five major surgeries after being born without a muscle on the inside of his left foot, including fusing the bones in his ankle that left him with a noticeable limp, blanked the Pirates, 4-0, on six hits.
April 12, 2001
BAKERSFIELD - The Orange Coast College baseball team continues its domination of the Sequoias Tournament with a 3-0 win over Bakersfield Wednesday afternoon. Matt Clanton and Mark Courvoisier combined to hold Bakersfield to only six hits over nine innings. Clanton struck out eight over six innings, while Courvoisier earned his third save of the season. Freshman Greg Trimble went 3 for 4 to pace OCC's offense. It's the 10th straight win for the Pirates (21-8)
February 10, 2001
BAKERSFIELD - The Vanguard University softball team had a rough trip to Cal State Bakersfield, losing, 13-0, and, 8-1, in a nonconference doubleheader Friday. In the opener, the Lions managed only one hit, a double by Rachael Rolle, while committing four errors. In the nightcap, Vanguard (1-3) jumped out to a 1-0 lead in the top of the first inning, thanks to an RBI groundout by sophomore Jill Jessen, scoring senior Andrea Saucedo. The Roadrunners (6-3)
July 22, 2012
NEWPORT BEACH - For a guy who never played Big Canyon Country Club before this week, Bhavik Patel sure made the 113th Southern California Golf Assn. Amateur Championship look easy. The 21-year-old Bakersfield resident capped an impressive three days of golf with his fourth straight under-par round to finish the championship at nine-under (71-71-67-70 - 279), an eight-shot victory over Xander Schauffele of San Diego (68-71-74-74 - 287). Patel was solid as a house built on rock, with no bogeys in his final two rounds.
October 20, 2012
When Alex Posa, 12, was asked if he wanted to meet the president, he didn't hesitate to say yes. The experience didn't disappoint. "I was pretty excited," Alex said. "I couldn't wipe the smile off my face for the next week. " The Ensign Intermediate School seventh-grade student played hooky with his mother, Carol Seguin, Oct. 8 to meet President Obama. After meeting the president, Alex wrote a report about the experience for his teachers to make up for the absence. "It was a chance of a lifetime to meet the president of the United States and the leader of the free world," Seguin said.
April 20, 2000
BAKERSFIELD - Orange Coast College's baseball team got three hits each from Chris Laws, Ryan France and Blair Havens as the Pirates defeated host Bakersfield, 8-7, Wednesday in the College of the Sequoias Tournament. OCC's Drew Parkin pitched a complete game for the win. The Pirates continue the tournament with a doubleheader today against Reedley and San Diego City. COLLEGE OF THE SEQUOIAS TOURNAMENT OCC 8, Bakersfield 7 Orange Coast 103 200 200 - 8 15 1 Bakersfield 006 000 100 - 7 9 3 Parkin and Keller; Woods, Jones (3)
December 6, 1999
SAN LUIS OBISPO -- Sophomore Sarah Middlebrooke had 22 points and 12 rebounds to lead the Orange Coast College women's basketball team to a come-from-behind 64-54 win over Bakersfield in the championship game of the Cuesta Tournament Saturday. Middlebrooke was tournament MVP, while teammate Erin Tomlinson was an all-tournament performer after scoring 16 in the title game. OCC improved to 9-1. COMMUNITY COLLEGE WOMEN Cuesta Tournament Championship game Orange Coast 64, Bakersfield 54 Orange Coast - Middlebrooke 22, Tomlinson 16, Fierst 8, Wilde 7, Steward 6, Wilde 7, Urban 4, Lewis 1. 3-pt.
March 19, 2014
Miss Amour engaged to James Bottom Mrs. Albert Amour Jr. of Bakersfield, CA announced the engagement of her daughter, Miss Renee Michelle Amour to James George Bottom, son of Mr. and Mrs. Steven D. Bottom of Newport Beach, CA. Miss Amour is a Pharmaceutical Sales Representative for Takeda Pharmaceuticals USA. Her fiancé is VP BD/Co-Founder of hiptraveler.com and is attending the University of Southern California and will graduate with his...
March 1, 2000
Tony Altobelli COSTA MESA - Leah Wilde scored 23 points and 10 rebounds to lead the Orange Coast College women's basketball team to a 82-69 win over Bakersfield in the semifinals of the Southern California Regionals Tuesday night. The Pirates (27-5), known for their streaky shooting, found their groove early, hitting 23 of 37 from the field, including six three-pointers. Wilde scored 18 of her 23 points in the first half. She connected on 5 of 11 three-pointers for the night.
February 23, 2007
TARS HOPE TO ADVANCE Newport Harbor High senior Brian Beaudette and junior Josh George will begin their quest to reach Bakersfield when they wrestle at the CIF Masters Meet today at Carter High in Rialto. Beaudette, who earned third place in the heavyweight division at last week's CIF Individual Coast Division Tournament, will try to improve his 28-9 record when he opens up against Elliott Quesada of Long Beach Wilson. If Beaudette wins he will meet Hesperia's Ryan Hoover, the defending champion.