Sports - John Zant
Pondering the greatest athletes, Santa Barbara’s shining stars, and more from the Summer Olympics. Read story.
Wednesday, August 24, 2016
Coach Rudy Ybarra leads U-18 team; plus water polo and track updates from Rio. Read story.
Thursday, August 18, 2016
Can Harry Marra’s coaching take Ashton Eaton and Brianne Theisen-Eaton to the top of Rio? Read story.
Thursday, August 11, 2016
A look at Santa Barbara Olympians, past and present. Read story.
Wednesday, August 3, 2016
Santa Barbara bartender, grandson of Jim Gilliam tosses ceremonial ball at Sunday Dodger game. Read story.
Tuesday, August 2, 2016
Santa Ynez-based volleyball superstar retires; our own Greek Olympian; and more. Read story.
Thursday, July 28, 2016
Track club holds events Saturday to support heptathlon champion. Read story.
Friday, July 22, 2016
Baseball coach Andrew Checketts signs contract extension with Gauchos until 2022. Read story.
Thursday, July 21, 2016
Agony and ecstasy during last weekend’s U.S. Olympic Track & Field Trials in Oregon. Read story.
Thursday, July 14, 2016
Santa Barbarans aiming for Rio by heading to Oregon first. Read story.
Thursday, July 7, 2016
Santa Barbara’s 16-Year-Old Kayla Day is ranked number one; plus Olympics and Semana Nautica. Read story.
Thursday, June 30, 2016
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
How Santa Barbara’s semi-pro baseball team keeps on winning big. Read story.
Thursday, June 16, 2016
Pinch hitter freshman Sam Cohen sends UCSB to College World Series for first time; plus pro draft details. Read story.
Monday, June 13, 2016
UCSB plays Louisville in sweet 16; plus remembering Muhammad Ali and State Street milers. Read story.