On Women Athletes and Semana Nautica

World Cup and beach volleyball tourney grow respect for women’s sports; plus heptathlete Barbara Nwaba fifth best in world. Read story.

Foresters Find Spunk in Hitting Coach Dmitri Young

Former Major Leaguer now serving as “hype man” for Santa Barbara’s semipro baseballers. Read story.

Can Mia Fisher Turn Gaucho Hoops Around?

Former UCSB star hired as assistant by new women’s coach Bonnie Henrickson. Read story.

‘Silky’ Erica Schroeder Surprises with State Championship

San Marcos High runner wins 800 meters; plus State Street Mile, soccer near and far, and Dillon Tate drafted. Read story.

Spotlight on Santa Barbara Basketball Stars

Report from Sunday’s Court of Champions induction ceremony; plus NBA Finals predictions, Sam Cathcart good-bye, and more. Read story.

Track Stars Gun for Götzis

Santa Barbara–trained decathletes and heptathletes head to Austria for Hypo Meeting, plus UCSB baseball playoff update. Read story.

UCSB Baseball Enters Home Stretch

No. 8 Gauchos finish the season strong; plus Vaqueros, UCSB women’s basketball, and a true student-athlete. Read story.

Game of the Week

The S.B. Swim Club will host swimmers from SoCal and nearby states in an age-group competition of various meter ... Read story.

Wet Suits Made from Dry Shrubs

Patagonia creates new water gear using a drought tolerant biorubber plant. Read story.

Interview with Melanie Elkin of Occupy Beauty

Yoga’licious founder helps women find self-love and express themselves. Read story.

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