Female Athlete of the Week: Kassidy Lemminn
For the second straight year Kassidy Lemminn is the only female in Kern County to earn an automatic bid to the state swim championships.
Male Athlete of the Week: Michael Hart
Liberty's Michael Hart was nearly perfect at the valley championship in Clovis finishing second in the 50 freestyle as well as the 100 breast…
Male Athlete of the Week: Brandon In
Brandon In is one of the top golfers in Kern County but has had to battle back from an injury that sidelined him the last two years.
Female Athlete of the Week: Samantha Martinez
If you watch Wasco junior Samantha Martinez pitch, you wouldn't know it, but she's playing out of position. "She really dislikes pitching but…
Female Athlete of the Week: Brittney Howard
Brittney Howard is ending her high school career with a bang by leading nearly every offensive category in league.
Male Athlete of the Week: Jack Han
Jack Han is a great tennis player. But this season he's learning how to balance that while playing another sport during the same season.
Male Athlete of the Week: Kaleb Johnson
Kaleb Johnson helped lead East to an undefeated season in league and is now getting the Blades to focus on Valley.
Female Athlete of the Week: Julianne Finch
At Garces Memorial High School you can't talk about the track and field team without mentioning Julianne Finch. "She's a hurdler, she can run…
Male Athlete of the Week: Dennis Hicks
On picture day at Liberty, while the guys try to look strong and steady the girls are getting ready for their big dance. But while head coach…
Female Athlete of the Week: McKenna Valencia
McKenna Valencia has the best batting average in the SWYL and is helping to lead the Stockdale Mustangs to an undefeated campaign.
Female Athlete of the Week: Michelle Puente
Senior shortstop Michelle Puente bats leadoff off for the Scots and has the highest batting average on the team with at least one hit in all…
Male Athlete of the Week: Jake Moody
Garces junior Jake Moody splits his time at second base with his time pitching but he's always loved one more than the other. "It's always…
Female Athlete of the Week: Quinn Giesick
In softball the winning solution is fairly straightforward; if you have a good pitcher you'll win a lot of games. While the position of…
Female Athlete of the Week: Kaycee Olson
At Frontier High School the secret recipe for wins isn't much of a secret. This year 9 of the Titan's 10 wins have come when senior Kaycee…
Female Athlete of the Week: Rebecca Gallis
In the small town of Lake Isabella, athletics are a big deal. "It seems wherever we go on the road it's the biggest crowd-people get pumped up…
Male Athlete of the Week: Christian Garcia
In last Friday's valley title game, Christian scored the first goal, a free kick with incredible bend that he still can't believe went in."Ooo…
Female Athlete of the Week: Emily Teutimez
Teutimez came through with the tying goal at just the right time. "I just jumped and I screamed. It was just the best feeling ever that we…
Male Athlete of the Week: Grant Fidler
There are few rivalries as intense as a Centennial/Liberty matchup. But Tuesday night's semi-final meeting took it to another level.…
Male Athlete of the Week: Isaiah Martin
On a team loaded with Ridgeview's Isaiah Martin and his high flying dunks have the Wolf Pack chasing their first valley title in 4 years.
Female Athlete of the Week: Vanessa Adams
An Arvin basketball team is proving you don't have to be blood to be a family. "We're really close. We've been together for a long time," said…
Male Athlete of the Week: Shannon Wafer
Shannon Wafer may just be a junior but he's been putting up numbers like someone ready for college. He's scored double digit points for 20…
Female Athlete of the Week: Octavia Croney
In recent years at Highland "Scots Pride" hasn't included girl's basketball. But this year, with the team riding a 13 game winning streak,…
Female Athlete of the Week: Bethany Fitzsimmons
As the saying goes, records are made to be broken. Taft's Bethany Fitzsimmons has had one goal in mind all season; that being California's…
Male Athlete of the Week: Jeremiah Dickerson
Jeremiah Dickerson dropped a season high in points a night ago, but we learned that hard work and dedication are just an every day thing for…
Male Athlete of the Week: Trevor Peterson
This season Liberty has a top goalie in senior Trevor Peterson. He's played varsity four years and at 6'4 he's literally grown into the…
Female Athlete of the Week: Samantha Peters
Trailing 2-1 at the break to Taft, BCHS head coach Derik Watson knew he needed to make a change. He decided to move Samantha Peters, a…
Female Athlete of the Week: Kayla Scott
At Garces High School things went south quick. First year coach Jesse Soto describes it as drowning in injuries. "We just had everyone back…
Male Athlete of the Week: Jesus Barajas
At South High School the "S" might as well stand for soccer. The Rebels have won back to back valley titles and this year things are looking…
Female Athlete of the Week: Kristin Amarikwa
In Wednesday's match against Centennial the Titans scored two late goals to stay perfect in league. Helping out on both those goals was senior…
The Senate wants equal pay for soccer players
The Senate unanimously passed a resolution supporting equal pay for the women's national soccer team.
Baylor officials failed to report assaults
Baylor University demoted its president and plans to fire its head football coach because school officials failed to report sexual assaults.
The Golden State Warriors are mortal, after all
The Golden State Warriors could be making an early exit from the NBA playoffs after dropping their third game to the Oklahoma City Thunder.
Doctors find Dave Mirra had CTE before he died
The family of BMX legend Dave Mirra revealed he had the brain disease CTE, which may have contributed to his suicide in February.
Tony Gwynn's family suing tobacco industry
The lawsuit filed by Tony Gwynn's family says the MLB legend's two-cans-a-day habit led to his death.
NFL accused of influencing concussion study
The congressional report says the NFL tried to sway the government study.
Padres discipline employee after choir fiasco
The San Diego Gay Men's Chorus was invited to sing the national anthem before the Padres game Saturday, but the group never got the chance to sing.
Golden State's Draymond Green might be suspended
Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green's knee connected with Oklahoma City Thunder center Steven Adams' groin. Green says it was an accident.
Baseball's reported new strike zone is important
MLB is reportedly raising the bottom edge of the strike zone as early as next season. Here's why that's a really big deal.
LeBron James flops, gets trolled by the internet
During Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Finals, LeBron James went down hard after an elbow from his teammate. The internet reacted as expected.
CSUB knocked out falling 8-5 to Fresno St.
A day after being no hit by UCLA in their first NCAA Regional appearance, the CSUB softball team fell 8-5 to be…
2 horses die at Pimlico before Preakness Stakes
Two horses died after running in races before Saturday's Preakness Stakes. One collapsed after a race, and another was euthanized for a broken leg.