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Conner’s Corner: NASCAR return makes me happy

By Kern Valley Sun / May 13, 2020

As baseball stadiums continue to lay empty across the country, the sport of NASCAR is ready to go racing. This will be one of the only live sports in the U.S. since the government initiated safety protocols because of the coronavirus. While it is not baseball, NASCAR is my fifth favorite sport. I’m excited to […]

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Local trivia questions still running strong

By Kern Valley Sun / May 13, 2020

By Ray ConnerSports Editor This week’s trivia continues as a new set of questions are at hand. But first, we will dive into last week’s action of local trivia and give the answers. On a personal note I’m liking the way these questions from the coaches are making me rack my brain trying to come […]

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Annual Golf Tournament

By Kern Valley Sun / May 13, 2020

PRESS RELEASEMt. Mesa Mens Club It is with great sadness that because of the restrictions still in place the Annual Golf Tournament will be canceled this year. Originally scheduled for April, it was postponed in hopes of being able to do it on May 30. But, with the state still making the call on restrictions, […]

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Conner’s Corner: Bowling right up my alley

By Kern Valley Sun / May 6, 2020

Another week has come and gone and still no end in sight for this guy to get back on the lanes. I think I miss bowling more now than when I took 15-year hiatus to watch my kids play high school sports. After that time and the kids had gone off to find themselves, a […]

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The tough part is trying to remember

By Kern Valley Sun / May 6, 2020

By Ray Conner Sports Editor This writer has put a lot of years in the sports and should be able to answer most of the trivia questions that are being put forth. But, alas that is definitely not the case. I must give the participating coaches a thumbs up for coming up with tough ones. […]

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Local Trivia Grows

By Kern Valley Sun / April 29, 2020

By Ray Conner Sports editor This week’s rendition of local trivia has grown a little bit. After a one-man band the last two weeks this week other coaches submitted questions. The sports editor even got in on the deal. We will take last week’s question first and give the answer. Answer to last week’s baseball […]

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Conner’s Corner

By Kern Valley Sun / April 29, 2020

Having just finished up with the first-ever viral NFL Draft this writer gives them a mark of C-minus. Here is my list of reasons as to why the grade was so low: A. The picks were revealed on social media before they came across the television screen. It started with the No.1 pick. The Cincinnati […]

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Conner’s Corner: ANSWERING LOCAL TRIVIA

By Kern Valley Sun / April 22, 2020

This past week Kern Valley High School head baseball coach and athletic Director, Mike Genthner submitted the following question: Since 1992, eight Kern Valley players have collected 100 or more career hits. Two are brothers. Name the two brothers. I’m hoping some of the readers would take a guess and hopefully you came up with […]

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