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Sports: Peak Performances

S.B. Track Club stars score big in the heptathlon and decathlon at the U.S.A. Track & Field Championships. Read story.

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Fútbol Musings

Some thoughts about the World Cup and a few other things. Read story.

Wednesday, July 2, 2014

World Cup Update

Californian Chris Wondolowski helps the U.S. keep on keeping on in the Group of Death. Read story.

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

World Cup Week One

S.B. soccer fans go wild after the stunning 2-1 victory by the U.S. over Ghana on Monday in the opening round of the World Cup. Read story.

Thursday, June 19, 2014

The World Cup

How far will the U.S. soccer team go, and what some S.B. international students have to say about their country’s team. Read story.

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Hoop Heroes

Past and present basketball superstars in the community “who have achieved and/or made significant contributions to the game of basketball” are honored at the Court of Champions dinner. Read story.

Thursday, June 5, 2014

Baseball Viewing Shutout

SportsNet LA is the exclusive TV outlet for more than 140 Dodgers games this season. Read story.

Thursday, May 29, 2014

Sports Roundup

John Zant talks volleyball, Amgen, basketball, and S.B. Athletic Round Table Hall of Famers. Read story.

Wednesday, May 21, 2014

UCSB’s Shyan Vaziri Owns the Track

The Gaucho junior’s progress to elite status in the 1,500 did not come overnight. “You build your aerobic base over time,” he said. Read story.

Thursday, May 15, 2014

Star Athletes: Stamatia Scarvelis and Shane Hauschild

Stamatia Scarvelis and Shane Hauschild have secured their legacy as two of the best athletes to come out of Santa Barbara and Goleta. Read story.

Thursday, May 8, 2014

Amgen Tour Comes to Town

The cycling race covers more than 700 miles in eight stages and bills itself as “America’s Greatest Race.” Read story.

Wednesday, April 30, 2014

The Voice of the Gauchos

S.B. Sports Writer Philip Patton will be inducted into the Intercollegiate Athletics Hall of Fame on Saturday, April 26. Read story.

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Santa Barbara Marathoners Stay Boston Strong

A year after the Boston Marathon bombing, runners from all over the world are returning to Beantown for redemption. Read story.

Thursday, April 17, 2014

UCSB Baseball Plays Hard Ball

Off to a 2-4 start in the conference, the Gauchos have a hill to climb to secure a spot in the NCAA Tournament. Read story.

Thursday, April 10, 2014

Remembering Nick Johnson

An after-effect of Nick’s death is bringing attention to the danger of underwater swimming. Read story.

Wednesday, April 2, 2014
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