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Conner’s Corner

By Kern Valley Sun / July 29, 2020

Could this be the beginning of the end? Some tough decisions are going to have to be made. Sounds kind of ominous doesn’t it? There are so many directions I could take with that. I guess I will allow you to draw your own conclusions. As we have come to understand, the sports world has […]

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Conner’s Corner

By Kern Valley Sun / July 22, 2020

So how was your sports weekend? Mine was filled like a dance card before WW1. It was the closest return to normal in a very long time. I was able to watch three sports, including a double dose of baseball. That’s right baseball. My sports weekend actually started on Thursday as they teed off in […]

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Freedom earns the win over Punishers

By Kern Valley Sun / July 22, 2020

By Ray ConnerSports Editor The Freedom team was able to pick up a victory in this week’s co-ed softball action. It was a close game that consisted of little scoring as the teams combined to score just 10 runs in the seven-inning affair. The Freedom squad trailed 2-0 until the top of the third. They […]

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Conner’s Corner

By Kern Valley Sun / July 15, 2020

As we get closer to August it’s looking real slim if there will be high school football games being played this year. The CIF has settled on strict guidelines which make it almost impossible to play the game of football. The return-to-play guidelines from the CIF address: Pre-participation physical exams Facilities cleaning Entrance/exit strategies Pre-workout […]

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American Made Walk-off Homer gives them a Victory

By Kern Valley Sun / July 15, 2020

By Ray ConnerSports Editor In the co-ed softball league, a pair of walk-off wins highlighted the weeks’ action. The most dramatic of the two walk-offs was the two-run dinger that gave the American Made squad a victory over the Wild Bunch. The teams battled back and forth all game. After six innings the score was […]

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Fund-raising golf tournament gets played

By Kern Valley Sun / July 15, 2020

By Ray Conner Sports Editor They say that the third time is a charm. That was the case for the Mt. Mesa Men’s Club annual golf tournament. After two attempts to put on the fund-raising event, this past Saturday 70 golfers descended on The Kern River Golf Course to compete in the tournament. The 70 […]

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Conner’s Corner

By Kern Valley Sun / July 8, 2020

Just when you thought things were returning to normal, it took another twist. It looked like for the moment the sports world was ready to get back going. Things were opening up and everybody was excited. NASCAR was running, pro golfers were taking to the courses for competition, the bowling alley was stressing guidelines to […]

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California’s Clear Lake named best bass fishery of the past decade

By Kern Valley Sun / July 8, 2020

PRESS RELEASE Bassmaster.com Since 2012, Bassmaster Magazine has released annual rankings of the country’s best bass fisheries. While tournament data could not be gathered because of the COVID-19 pandemic, crunching numbers gathered over the past eight years revealed a surprising Best Bass Lake of the Decade — California’s Clear Lake. Overall, California had six fisheries […]

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Co-ed Softball League heads into week three

By Kern Valley Sun / July 1, 2020

By Ray Conner Sports Editor This week I saw three games in a rout, a pair of nail-biters, and one double up in the Kern Valley Co-ed Softball League. The three routes saw the victorious teams win by at least a 10-run margin, while both nailbiters were decided in the seventh inning. The game of […]

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