EAST KERN COUNTY – Well, it’s that time of year again where summer is starting to wind down and parents across the region are getting ready to send their students back to school for in-class learning with noticeable changes in place as far as still having COVID-19 protocols in place. East Kern County athletes are also gearing up for an interesting season with football and volleyball matches right around the corner.

  Local teams have been practicing most if not all summer for what appears to be a return to the sports arena; football stadiums are getting ready for fans and gyms across the county are getting ready to welcome teams and fans for indoor/outdoor play. The following is a list of teams/sports and games upcoming according to MaxPreps.

  The Boron Bobcats Varsity football team play their first game of the season against Foothill High School in Bakersfield on Aug. 20th then return home for their first home game of the season against Mira Monte on Aug. 27th while the Bobcats Varsity Volleyball team is also gearing up for their first game of the season with a matchup against Antelope Valley High School in Lancaster on Aug. 23rd according to MaxPreps.

  The Calif. City Ravens Varsity football team is headed to Foothill High School for their first game of the season on Sept. 3rd and the Varsity Volleyball team is scheduled to take on Antelope Valley High School in their first home game of the season on Aug. 19th according to MaxPreps.

  The Desert Scorpions Varsity football team is slated to tackle Vasquez in Acton on Aug. 27th for their season opener on Aug. 27th then head to Taft High School on Sept. 3rd while the Varsity Volleyball team is scheduled to take on Antelope Valley High School in Lancaster on Aug. 30th according to MaxPreps.

  The Mojave High Mustangs Varsity football team is scheduled to play Lancaster Baptist on Sept. 10th for their season opener the travel to West Ranch High School in Santa Clarita on Sept. 18th while the Mustang Varsity Volleyball team hosts Immanuel Christian on Sept. 14th for their season opener according to MaxPreps.

  The Rosamond Roadrunners Varsity football team is set to take on Littlerock on Aug. 20th for their season opener while the Varsity Volleyball team tackles Antelope Valley High on Aug. 25th in their season opener according to MaxPreps.

  The Tehachapi Warriors Varsity football team is slated to tackle Golden West High School from Visalia for their first home game and season opener on Aug. 27th then travel to Burroughs High School in Ridgecrest on Sept. 3rd for their first away game of the season while the Warriors Varsity Volleyball team takes on Burroughs High School in Ridgecrest for their season opener on Aug. 19th according to MaxPreps.

  Stay with us for all the scores and highlight throughout the season and GOOD LUCK TO ALL THE AREA TEAMS.

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