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Lady Broncs ready to defend their HDL title

By Kern Valley Sun / August 20, 2019

By Ray Conner A new head coach will take over for Kern Valley’s junior varsity volleyball program. She will be taking a team that is the defending High Desert League champions. Brianna Moss guiding the Lady Broncs this season. She has prior volleyball coaching experience as she was the Lady Broncs varsity head coach in […]

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Kern Valley Broncs gears up to begin season

By Kern Valley Sun / August 20, 2019

By Ray Conner The junior varsity Broncs football team is ready to play. They will begin action this Friday when they entertain Taft. Coming off a season where they had limited High Desert League games. The Broncs were 2-5 on the year and 0-2 in the HDL. The other teams in the league had trouble […]

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Hot Shots claim championship

By Kern Valley Sun / August 13, 2019

By Ray Conner Another co-ed softball season comes to an end. There were nine teams that battled for the top spot this year. Three of those teams finished with double-digit victories. And there were a total of five teams that finished above the .500 mark. The top three teams in the league were separated by […]

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Midnight football madness

By Kern Valley Sun / August 13, 2019

  Photos by Donna Harris / Freelance Photographer From above: • The ball carrier tries to slip the tackle of the defender. • The running back breaks into the clear and heads down field. •The Broncs huddle up before the start of the scrimmage. • The Broncs receiver is all alone as he looks the […]

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Blowout in weekly softball games

By Kern Valley Sun / August 8, 2019

By Ray Conner Sports Editor This week in the co-ed softball games left teams looking at huge differences in winning and losing. Of the eight games that were played, only two were decided by seven runs or fewer. The average number of margin if victory was 11.8 runs a game. The closest game was decided […]

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Superstitions: Have any?

By Kern Valley Sun / August 8, 2019

By Ray Conner Sports Editor Superstitions in the world of sports continues to run wild. It seems every sport that is played, some of the athletes have their own superstitions. These take place even before the action begins. I learned about superstitions at an early age. Coming from an athletic family and watching sports on […]

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Looking to feature former KV athletes

By Kern Valley Sun / August 8, 2019

By Ray Conner Sports Editor Do you know any former Kern Valley athletes playing fall sports at the next level? We at the Kern Valley Sun are looking to feature those athletes in an upcoming issue. There are a few ways to make contact: The easiest way is to email the information to sports@kvsun.com You […]

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Boost your speed and endurance for cross country

By Kern Valley Sun / August 8, 2019

By Metro Creative Connection Cross country is a popular sport. According to the National Federation of State High School Associations’ annual High School Athletics Participation Survey, cross country was the third-fastest growing sport for boys in 2016 and is the seventh most popular sport among girls. In a cross country competition, teams and individuals run […]

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A-Z and everything in between

By Kern Valley Sun / July 30, 2019

By Ray Connor Sports Editor Photos by Ray Connor The first annual A-Z Foundation Group dinner for the Kern River Valley chapter was right on target. This past Saturday, a new version of a former association held their first ever fund-raising dinner at the Senior Center. Eighty plus people came through the door for a […]

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Hayes helps her PGF team place third

By Kern Valley Sun / July 30, 2019

By Ray Connor Sports Editor Helen Hayes the recent Kern Valley graduate and soon to be college student continues to perform well on the softball diamond. Over an eight day span, Hayes and her teammates competed with 89 other teams in Huntington Beach. Playing for the Central Cal Dirt Dogs in the Platinum Division of […]

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