Sports Figure of the Month: Lakey Peterson

Lakey Peterson on cover of ESPN Rise Magazine

Young Santa Barbara surfer Lakey Peterson likes to do it all and in May she almost did. Already a decorated surfing talent at the age of 16, she can … [Read more...]

Santa Barbara Sports Figure of the Month: Van Latham

Van Latham

Long-time and much-loved Carpinteria High School (CHS) math teacher and coach, Van Latham, a veteran race director and unassuming ‘rock star’ on the … [Read more...]

WeissCrax: Kidney Beanz

Members of the Santa Barbara Soccer Club walk in Sunday's Kidney Walk

Santa Barbara’s inaugural Kidney Walk, sponsored by the National Kidney Foundation’s (NKF) new Tri-Counties Regional office, was held on Sunday, April … [Read more...]

Sports Figure of the Month: Ethel Byers

Ethel Byers

Long-time sports enthusiast – a prototype of selfless community service – and both a leader and often behind-the-scenes-volunteer fixture at a zillion … [Read more...]

WeissCrax: Speaking of Sportz

Jamaal Wilkes

It’s funny – recalling early perceptions of the very distant, yet very real sports world while growing up as a knucklehead kid in BIG New York during … [Read more...]

WeissCrax: March Madness Special Report

The Santa Barbara All-Stars

Think college, like UC Santa Barbara and the Thunderdome. March hoops. No greater time in ‘roundball.’ And no greater place on this stormy … [Read more...]

WeissCrax: Singin a Sports Ditty

Longtime local sportswriter John Zant rubs shoulders with Mayor Helene Schneider

Today, we’re gonna ‘shake it up a little’ with yet ‘nother WeissCrax Exclusive!! This sting investigation focused on those in the field with always … [Read more...]

Catching ‘Carpinteria Cool’ from Orchard to Ocean

Friends Toni Thompson, Glenda Daniel and Marcia Weeks finish strong

It’s always the first one after Santa Claus… The first exit on California Route 101 when travelling south, that is, after Santa Claus Lane. It’s … [Read more...]

Neushul named Sports Figure of Month

Kiley Neushul

Dos Pueblos High School senior Kiley Neushul, the star player of the four-time CIF Champion Chargers girls water polo team, has been named Presidio … [Read more...]

WeissCrax: The Chris Parrish Interview

Chris Parrish, center, along with Conner Levoff, left and Paul Wilson, right, made up the coaching staff of this year's CIF champion Chargers

Location: Plaza Deli, La Cumbre Plaza, Santa Barbara, March 5, 2010 2:30PM CIF–SS Division 1 Girls’ Water Polo Championship Coach Chris Parrish -- … [Read more...]