Sports - Features

A Rio Rundown

Pondering the greatest athletes, Santa Barbara’s shining stars, and more from the Summer Olympics. Read story.

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

S.B. Soccer Club Wins National Championship

Coach Rudy Ybarra leads U-18 team; plus water polo and track updates from Rio. Read story.

Thursday, August 18, 2016

Foresters Win Record-Tying Sixth Championship

Manager Bill Pintard calls the team "tight-knit and totally unselfish." Read story.

Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Husband and Wife Go for Golds

Can Harry Marra’s coaching take Ashton Eaton and Brianne Theisen-Eaton to the top of Rio? Read story.

Thursday, August 11, 2016

Rio 2016: Our Summer Olympics Guide

A look at Santa Barbara Olympians, past and present. Read story.

Wednesday, August 3, 2016

Shaun Belway Throws Out First Pitch

Santa Barbara bartender, grandson of Jim Gilliam tosses ceremonial ball at Sunday Dodger game. Read story.

Tuesday, August 2, 2016

Mellow Good-Bye from Todd Rogers

Santa Ynez-based volleyball superstar retires; our own Greek Olympian; and more. Read story.

Thursday, July 28, 2016

Residents Can Participate in Nwaba's Run to Rio

Track club holds events Saturday to support heptathlon champion. Read story.

Friday, July 22, 2016

UCSB’s Cinderfella Coach Stays at Helm

Baseball coach Andrew Checketts signs contract extension with Gauchos until 2022. Read story.

Thursday, July 21, 2016

Barbara Nwaba Runs for Rio

Agony and ecstasy during last weekend’s U.S. Olympic Track & Field Trials in Oregon. Read story.

Thursday, July 14, 2016

Nwaba Leads American Heptathletes to Rio

S.B. Track Club star wins at Olympic Trials in Oregon. Read story.

Monday, July 11, 2016

Track & Fielders Follow the Olympic Tack

Santa Barbarans aiming for Rio by heading to Oregon first. Read story.

Thursday, July 7, 2016

America’s Top Teen Tennis Phenom

Santa Barbara’s 16-Year-Old Kayla Day is ranked number one; plus Olympics and Semana Nautica. Read story.

Thursday, June 30, 2016

Foresters, Team USA Bring Their Show to UCSB

USA wins Dodger Stadium showdown, 10-6. Rematch Wednesday. Read story.

Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Phil Womble’s ’Chomaha Dreams Come True

UCSB’s baseball fan since 1969 sees the Gauchos reach the College World Series; plus, an eye on the Olympics. Read story.

Thursday, June 23, 2016
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