UPDATE: All games and sports events scheduled at UCSB and local high schools today (Fri., May 8) have been canceled, postponed or relocated. The Channel League Swimming Finals will take place today at Ventura College at 2 p.m. The baseball and softball games between Santa Barbara High and San Marcos have been canceled, as has the volleyball match between Santa Barbara and Dos Pueblos. San Marcos will play at Buena in a 5 p.m. volleyball match to decide the Channel League’s third-place berth in the CIF playoffs.

For updates of UCSB’s events, visit UCSBgauchos.com.

Athletes, coaches and community leaders of past and present will be honored at the Santa Barbara Athletic Round Table’s 42nd annual Hall of Fame banquet on Monday night at the DoubleTree Resort. Friends and family of the new inductees-Jeff Azain (San Marcos and Westmont basketball), Ati Conner (Dos Pueblos wrestling), Ken Duncan (Carpinteria football, basketball, and track), Jenny Hehnke (Dos Pueblos softball pitcher), Amelia White-Escalante (SBHS and UCSB tennis star), Virgil Elings (generous benefactor), Mike Beresford (volleyball coach), and the late Stubby Herman (legendary umpire)-are advised to reserve their places at sbart.org. Questions? Call 705-4949.

Here is list of selected sports events in the next week:


Friday, May 8

College softball UCSB vs. Cal State Fullerton (2), at Cal Poly, 3:30p.m.

College men’s tennis NCAA tournament, first round: UCSB at USC, 5 p.m.

High school swimming Channel League Finals at Ventura College, 2 p.m.

High school boys volleyball San Marcos at Buena, 5 p.m.

Saturday, May 9

Running Santa Barbara Wine Country Half Marathon, start at Santa Ynez, 7 a.m. Finish at Solvang Park. (Registration full).

College softball UCSB vs. Cal State Fullerton, at Cal Poly, 1 p.m.

College baseball UCSB vs. Long Beach State (2), at Cal State Fullerton, 2 p.m.

College men’s tennis NCAA tournament, second round, at USC: Minnesota-New Mexico winner vs. UCSB-USC winner, 3 p.m.

Pro basketball Newport Beach Surf at Santa Barbara Breakers, SBCC Sports Pavilion, 7:05 p.m.

Sunday, May 10

College baseball UCSB vs. Long Beach State, at Cal State Fullerton, 1 p.m.

Polo Lisle Nixon Memorial at Santa Barbara Polo & Racquet Club.

Monday, May 11

Santa Barbara Athletic Round Table Hall of Fame Banquet, Fess Parker’s Doubletree, 6 p.m. Inductees: Jeff Azain, Ati Conner, Ken Duncan, Jenny Hehnke, Amelia White-Escalante, Virgil Elings, Mike Beresford and Stubby Herman. Reservations: sbart.org.

Tuesday, May 12

High school baseball Dos Pueblos at Santa Barbara, 3:15 p.m.; Ventura at San Marcos, 3:15 p.m.; Malibu at Carpinteria, 3:30 p.m.

High school softball Dos Pueblos at Santa Barbara, 3:30 p.m.; Nordhoff at Carpinteria, 3:30 p.m.

Running / swimming Reef & Run Summer Series (1k swim, 1-mile swim, 2-mile run, 4-mile run), Cabrillo Bath House, 6:25 p.m. Continues every Tuesday through September 8. Sign-up information..

Wednesday, May 13

High school softball Villanova Prep at Bishop Diego, 3:30 p.m.

Running / swimming Nite Moves Summer Sunset Series (1k swim, 5k run), Leadbetter Beach, 6 p.m. Continues every Wednesday through September 2. Sign-up information..

Thursday, May 14

High school golf CIF team championships, Rancho San Marcos.

High school baseball Santa Barbara at Dos Pueblos, 3:15 p.m.

High school softball Santa Barbara at Dos Pueblos, 3:30 p.m.; Ventura at San Marcos, 3:30 p.m.


Sunday, May 31 Platinum Performance State Street Mile, State and Pedregosa, 7 a.m. Sign-up information..


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