BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - The best of the best in the game of darts are in Kern County this weekend to compete for a state championship.
More than 500 people are competing in the Western Region Dart League Finals at the Double Tree Hotel in Bakersfield this Sunday.
"It's actually playing darts, drinking some beer, eating a little amount of food and winning a decent amount of money," said Eric Housden, the tournament director. "That's the best way I can explain it."
Kern Darts, a dart association here in town, has over 30 teams competing for the trophy - and teams from all over the state come to throw those pointed darts for the championship.
Two stroke survivors have been paired up for the competition. Sixty-year-old Howard Santillan is a past champion and is hoping he can bring home a win with his partner, 16-year-old Erica Pommerville.
Body found in Central Bakersfield
Bakersfield Police found a male body near a railroad crossing on the intersection of Chico and Sonora streets in Central Bakersfield…
Man wanted for kidnapping, false imprisionment
Kern County Sheriff's Office are investigating a kidnapping which occurred at a remote rural cabin about 15 miles east of Twin Oaks on…
St. Route 58/99 ramps to close for roadwork
An official with the Thomas Roads Improvement Program says that "the Geo-technical surveys for the Centennial Corridor project's preliminary…
Firefighters concerned about dry lightning fires
With forecasts predicting thunderstorms with the possibility of dry lightning, Kern County Fire is preparing.