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Golf tournament raises funds for scholarships

By Kern Valley Sun / July 31, 2018

By Ray Conner Sports Editor There were plenty of holes in the Mt. Mesa Men’s Club Annual duffers Golf Tournament. Well only 18 or 19 holes if you include the clubhouse. This year the Mt. Mesa Men’s Club took their annual tournament to Bakersfield as the teams squared off in the Scramble format tournament at […]

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Havoc team finally breaks into win column

By Kern Valley Sun / July 31, 2018

By Ray Conner Sports Editor It might have taken most of the season, but with determination the Havoc team earned its first win. Now every team in the Kern Valley Co-ed Softball League has at least one win in the books. Havoc scored their victory against the Sons of Pitches 13-11. Havoc rallied in the […]

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Plenty of action in the co-ed softball league

By Kern Valley Sun / July 24, 2018

By Ray Conner Sports Editor The lights are on, but nobody’s home. This could be said for the multiple athletes that converge on Linda Kissack Ballfield during the week to play in the co-ed softball league. The Kern Valley Adult Coed Softball League is currently playing out its season to determine which team will be […]

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Items to consider when outfitting a home gym

By Kern Valley Sun / July 24, 2018

By Metro Creative Recreation & Fitness Home gyms can make working out more efficient, saving time driving to a fitness facility and enabling people to stick to a workout regimen during inclement weather. Having a gym at home also may motivate people to work out more frequently and more effectively, as they can exercise at […]

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Did you know?

By Kern Valley Sun / July 24, 2018

By Metro Creative Recreation & Fitness According to the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association, steer wrestling is the quickest event in professional rodeo. Steer wrestlers combine physical strength with technique to wrestle steer, which typically weigh more than twice as much as the wrestler, to the ground as quickly as possible. Steer wrestlers are often referred […]

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Hayes selected to Cal-Hi All State squad

By Kern Valley Sun / July 17, 2018

By Ray Conner Sports Editor Having such a stellar season earned Helen Hayes of the Lady Broncs CIF champion squad an All State pitcher award. Cal-Hi sports recently named their All State Softball teams for small schools and Hayes was selected as one of the pitchers. According to their website, the 36th annual Cal-Hi Sports […]

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Regulators stop Havoc in co-ed softball

By Kern Valley Sun / July 17, 2018

By Ray Conner Sports Editor The Regulators squad used three big scoring innings to take the win over Havoc. The Co-ed Softball Game-of-the-Week saw the Regulators team take on Havoc squad. The Regulators scored four in the first, third, and fifth innings to claim the 13-6 victory. Havoc tried to keep up, but were unable […]

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These golf terms are par for the course

By Kern Valley Sun / July 17, 2018

By Metro Creative Recreation & Fitness Golf is a game of sport and skill that can be played at any age. Millions of people in North America participate in golf as a recreational endeavor or a professional pursuit. As of the spring 2016, 25.13 million people in the United States played golf over the previous […]

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Strength training tips for teens

By Kern Valley Sun / July 17, 2018

By Metro Creative Recreation & Fitness Many young people begin strength training regimens as teenagers. When done in conjunction with cardiovascular training, strength training is part of a balanced exercise regimen that can help teenagers develop strong, healthy bodies. But strength training carries some risk, and teenagers should exercise caution as they begin strength training. […]

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Broncs close out summer basketball games

By Kern Valley Sun / July 10, 2018

By Ray Conner Sports Editor The Broncs summer basketball squad got badgered when they took on Yosemite. Playing in Madera at Liberty High School, Kern Valley faced off against the Yosemite Badgers. A slow start on the offensive side put Kern Valley in a hole they could not climb out of. They took a 20-point […]

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