Santa Barbara Sports Figure of the Month: Bryan Fernandez

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Each Month, Presidio Sports recognizes a local sports figure for their extraordinary contribution to the Santa Barbara athletic community. It is our … [Read more...]

WeissCrax: Christmas race nice in naughty weather

Santa Claus Run take-off freeze frame. (Randy Weiss Photos)

Sunday morning’s steady raindrops stopped nearly long enough for the inaugural Santa Claus 5K Race and Kids 1-Mile Fun Run -- a benefit for the Cancer … [Read more...]

WeissCrax: Third Happy Thanksgiving Anniversary Edition

John Zant, left, and Mark Patton

OK, let’s be totally honest … It’s not ‘John Zant quality’ here. Or ‘Mark Patton caliber,’ either. And in the interest of full journalistic … [Read more...]

Sports Volunteer of the Month: AYSO’s John Maloney

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In the 10-plus years John Maloney has been involved locally with AYSO, tens of thousands of youth soccer players have benefitted from his selfless … [Read more...]

WeissCrax: Soccer…. Shhh

AYSO Soccer

There was some weird, spooky stuff going on this past weekend -- all happening within a tight 18-hour span on the UCSB campus!! First, Friday eve … [Read more...]

Weisscrax: Nothing but records in local cancer fight race

Participants in Sunday's Cancer Center 10k Run choke the starting point near Montecito Union School.

The numbers are staggering … in a good way!! On Sunday morning, the Cancer Center of Santa Barbara (CCSB) and Four Seasons Resort Santa Barbara … [Read more...]

Santa Barbara Sports Figure of the Month: Mark Walsh

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He’s been The Dons water polo coach since ‘BC’ -- Before (it was a) CIF sport!! Now 20 years later of total dedication in serving as a … [Read more...]

Stringer, UCSB join together for ‘Links and a Legend’

C. Vivian Stringer with UCSB women's basketball coach Carlene Mitchell

Rutgers University coach and 2009 inductee into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, C. Vivian Stringer, was in Santa Barbara on Monday to … [Read more...]

WeissCrax: Santa Barbara’s Top Summer Stars


Forget presidential elections and national conventions. Clint, too … Absolutely nothing stirs quicker debate for Mankind than Top-10 … [Read more...]

Volunteer of the Month: Annie Topete

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VOLUNTEER OF THE MONTH Volunteers often go under-recognized even though they are extremely important to the athletic community. So important … [Read more...]