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By Barry Faulkner | 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.
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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)
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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)
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By Bryce Alderton | 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.
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By Britney Barnes | 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.
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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)
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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.
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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.
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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.
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October 4, 1999
BAKERSFIELD - It was a clean sweep for Orange Coast College's cross country teams as the men and women took the crown at the Bakersfield Cross Country Invitational Saturday. On the women's side, the Pirates literally ran away with the title, winning by 26 points over second-place Mt. San Antonio College. Zoila Gomez maintained her dominant form, taking first place on the three-mile course with a time of 18:21, nearly a full minute ahead of teammate and runner-up Berenice Carbajal's 19:19.
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March 25, 2014
BASEBALL UC Irvine 7, Cal State Bakersfield 4 BAKERSFIELD — Junior first baseman Connor Spencer went four for four with two runs batted in and four pitchers combined to surrender just one earned run for the visitors in the nonconference game Tuesday. Jimmy Litchfield allowed one hit and no runs in two scoreless relief innings to earn the win and improve 3-1. UCI is 16-8 while the Roadrunners are 10-13. — Grand Canyon 9, UC Irvine 1 The Anteaters saw their run of pitching dominance halted on Sunday in the finale of a three-game nonconference series at Anteater Ballpark.
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March 19, 2014
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By Barry Faulkner | February 20, 2014
When Mike Gillespie paces to the mound, or strolls across the diamond to discuss a call with an umpire, there is an ever-so-slight limp, the residue of an Achilles injury he said he will just have to endure, due to concerns about someone his age undergoing surgery. But his age, 72, notwithstanding, the UC Irvine baseball head man is determined to operate daily on his lineup card, in an effort to maximize his team's chances at victory. There was plenty of tinkering Wednesday and the result was a 3-2 triumph over Cal State Bakersfield in a nonconference game at Anteater Ballpark.
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By Barry Faulkner | February 20, 2014
When Mike Gillespie paces to the mound, or strolls across the diamond to discuss a call with an umpire, there is an ever-so-slight limp, the residue of an Achilles injury he said he will just have to endure, due to concerns about someone his age undergoing surgery. But his age, 72, notwithstanding, the UC Irvine baseball head man is determined to operate daily on his lineup card, in an effort to maximize his team's chances at victory. There was plenty of tinkering Wednesday and the result was a 3-2 triumph over Cal State Bakersfield in a nonconference game at Anteater Ballpark.
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September 27, 2013
WOMEN'S SOCCER Vanguard 5, Soka 0 ALISO VIEJO - Jennifer Martin scored two goals and had one assist for the No. 2-ranked Lions in the nonconference match Friday. Ashley McCutcheon contributed one goal and two assists, while Jordan Davidson and Veronica Aguilar added one goal each for Vanguard (7-0). Asia Kleinmeyer had one assist for the Lions. Soka is 4-3-1. - Orange Coast 1, Santa Ana 0 Shelle Zito scored the game-winner in the final seconds of the first half to give the Pirates the Orange Empire Conference win Friday.
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By David Carrillo Peñaloza | March 5, 2013
IRVINE - It was '80s night at Anteater Ballpark on Tuesday. Very few dressed the part for UC Irvine's baseball game. But in the bottom of the third inning, Cal State Bakersfield starter Taylor Aikenhead showed up throwing in the low 80s. The Anteaters finally undressed him. They collected four hits, half of them for extra bases, and four runs, two on a home run by junior Dominique Taylor. That was all the No. 21-ranked Anteaters needed. They took the lead and never looked back, winning the nonconference game, 6-1. It took the Anteaters (11-2)
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December 28, 2012
WOMEN'S BASKETBALL Orange Coast 66, El Camino 51 VENTURA - Sophomore forward Michelle Angel had 16 points for the Pirates in their opening game of the Ventura tournament Friday night at Ventura College. Jenna Arnett scored 13 for OCC (8-6), while Dayanara Armenta and Jessica Johnson had 11 points each. The Pirates will play either host Ventura or Southwestern in a tournament semifinal at 7 p.m. Saturday. * UC Irvine 66, Bakersfield 52 BAKERSFIELD - Forwards Camille Buckley and Methlyn Onogomuho were active down low for the Anteaters at the Icardo Center Friday.
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By Britney Barnes | 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.
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By Bryce Alderton | 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.
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By Bryce Alderton | July 21, 2012
NEWPORT BEACH - This week is becoming quite memorable for Stewart Hagestad. The 21-year-old Big Canyon Country Club member qualified for his fourth United States Amateur championship at the Old Works Golf Course in Anaconda, Mont., on Monday. Then Saturday at his home course he shot a three-under-par 69 to move into second place after 54 holes of the Southern California Golf Assn. Amateur championship. Hagestad, playing the SCGA Amateur for the first time, is four-under (70-73-69 - 212)
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