Bakersfield

The Bakersfield Lady Lions took first place in the Aug. 26 Couch volleyball tournament, beating out Gainesville, Coach and Bradleyville teams. Players, pictured from left, are: back row: Lily Williams, Harley Smith, Abby Guffey, Riley Summers, Marley Maynard, Sadie Davidson, Callie Smith, Khloe...

Cainen McGinnis
Cainen McGinnis was hired by the Bakersfield School Board of Education as a paraprofessional and assistant basketball coach. McGinnis is a Willard native; 2014 graduate and 3-year varsity basketball starter at class 5 Willard High School. He was a part of three district championships (2011, 2013...
Micheal Mahan, a Bakersfield graduate and assistant coach, has been named athletic director and girls’ high school basketball coach. Mahan has been an assistant under coach/Athletic Director Doug Lansdown, who is retiring at the end of this school year. Mahan has also coached and taught at other...
  Bakersfield’s girls softball team finished the year when a 12-6 record and had three players named first team all district in the Class 1 District 4. All district first team members from Bakersfield were: front row, from left, Sara Collins, Gretchen Zastrow and Shaliegh Bridges. Back row: second...
  Bakersfield’s track relay team competed at sectionals last week, and while they didn’t advance to state, the team did achieve a personal record. Shown are Nathan Watlington, Gaige Samuels, Coach Tammy Lamb, Jacob Watlington, Brooks Amburgy, Amani Kowiti and assistant Kurt Watlington.
  The once red hot Bakersfield Lions, who were 7-1 on the year in mid April, have now lost four straight to fall to 7-5. Bakersfield’s most recent loss was at the hands of the 8-8 Willow Springs Bears on April 28. The Bears blanked the Lions 6-0. The Lions have a busy week ahead with games against...
Bakersfield High School held its 2023 senior prom recently. Shown are prom king Miles McGhee and queen Gretchen Zastrow.
  The Bakersfield Lady Lions softball team took second place in the Galena Tournament recently, beating Galena and Hurley before falling to a tough Miller team in the championship game. The Lady Lions’ bats came alive quick in the tournament as Bakersfield beat up on Galena 8-1 in the first game...
  The Bakersfield Lions dropped to 7-4 on the year with two losses last week in the Southern Invitational to Liberty 6-4 and Alton 6-4. Bakersfield’s baseball squad looks to get back in the win column on Thursday at Cabool, and will host Willow Springs on Friday.
Photo by Karla Smith     Ethan Cotter, a junior at Bakersfield High School, was chosen Class 2 District 10 player of the year following the 2022-23 basketball season. Other players making the all-district team were Bakersfield sophomore Morris Collins and Gainesville junior Easton McGee. Girls...

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