Sports - John Zant

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.

Thursday, June 4, 2015

Track Stars Gun for Götzis

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

Thursday, May 28, 2015

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.

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Honoring Santa Barbara Hoop Dreamers

Award season features Basketball Court of Champions and Athletic Round Table’s 48th annual Hall of Fame fête. Read story.

Thursday, May 14, 2015

Track & Field: Races Worth Watching

San Marcos High’s Erica Schroeder sets school record; plus Westmont, UCSB, and SBCC updates. Read story.

Thursday, May 7, 2015

Gauchos Are Golden on the Mound

The top-10-ranked UCSB baseball team boasts country’s lowest ERA; plays UC Davis this weekend. Read story.

Thursday, April 30, 2015

UCSB’s Forgotten Football History

A rundown of the Gauchos’ gridiron days, which will be celebrated during this weekend’s reunion. Read story.

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Get Hooked on Cachuma Lake’s Fish Derby

The 20th Annual Neal Taylor Nature Center Fish Derby goes down April 18-19. Read story.

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Sports: Vin Scully’s Final Season

It’s Vin Scully’s final year as the Dodgers’ announcer, but Santa Barbarans still can’t watch the team play. Read story.

Thursday, April 9, 2015

Sam Cathcart Dies

War veteran, football star and longtime Santa Barbara High coach. Read story.

Saturday, April 4, 2015

Enduring Nick Johnson’s Epic Workout

Remembering the late Santa Barbara High and UCSB water polo player by hiking in His footsteps. Read story.

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Sports: Running

Santa Barbarans leave footprints around the U.S. — from the L.A. Marathon to the U.S.A. Masters Cross Country Championships Read story.

Thursday, March 19, 2015

UCSB Men’s Basketball Finale

A crowd of 5,414 turned out to see Alan Williams lead the UCSB Gauchos to a 64-56 victory over the Cal Poly. Read story.

Thursday, March 12, 2015

High School Soccer’s Big Loss, Big Win

The Chargers take a heartbreaking defeat and the Dons’ earn sudden death victory. Read story.

Thursday, February 26, 2015

UCSB Gets New Director of Athletics

John McCutcheon leaves Boston’s UMass for Santa Barbara. Read story.

Thursday, February 19, 2015
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