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Sports Roundup

John Zant talks UCSB men’s basketball, volleyball, and the upcoming Rincon Classic. Read story.

Wednesday, January 15, 2014

Sports: Gaucho Volleyball

UCSB men’s team starts the season with eyes on becoming NCAA champs this year. Read story.

Wednesday, January 8, 2014

Year-End Wrap-Up

High school basketball, soccer, the America’s Cup, and other sporty bits for the new year. Read story.

Wednesday, January 1, 2014

UCSB’s Alan Williams

As the lead had changed hands 19 times with USD, suddenly Big Al Williams, now playing with four fouls, made his presence felt. Read story.

Wednesday, December 18, 2013

Sports: Runner Addi Zerrenner

DP’s cross-country star owns the S.B. County records for the 1,600- and 3,200-meter runs on the track. Read story.

Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Gridiron Showdown

Everything that is exciting, dangerous, frightening, inspiring, and heartbreaking about football came into play last Friday night. Read story.

Wednesday, December 4, 2013

Fall Sports Review

Find out where UCSB and Westmont’s men’s and women’s teams are in the season standings. Read story.

Tuesday, November 26, 2013

UCSB Men’s Soccer

The Gauchos were back on track — recipients of a No. 10 seeding in the 48-team NCAA tournament. Read story.

Wednesday, November 20, 2013

S.B. International Marathon

Runners converge in town to run in the fifth annual race from Goleta to Shoreline Read story.

Wednesday, November 13, 2013

Elisa Karhu Shatters Women’s Marathon Record

The 21-year-old pre-med student finished the Select Staffing Santa Barbara Veterans Marathon in 2:42:42. Read story.

Monday, November 11, 2013

Same Dream, Same Game

Special-needs athletes take the field; Veterans Marathon this weekend. Read story.

Wednesday, November 6, 2013

Gridiron Glory

John Zant celebrates the golden anniversary of his CIF-winning high school football team. Read story.

Wednesday, October 23, 2013

UCSB Women’s Tennis Coach Makes National News

A story in the New York Times revealed that Simon Thibodeau, the second-year coach of UCSB’s women’s tennis team, is gay. Read story.

Tuesday, October 15, 2013

Quieting the Limbic Lizard

Sports psychologist Steve Smith says let your inner robot take over in high-anxiety situations. Read story.

Wednesday, October 9, 2013

Weekend Sports Roundup

I crisscrossed town last weekend to sample a bounty of games — real, live games played by real people in the great outdoors. Read story.

Wednesday, October 2, 2013