Prelude to the SB Triathlon: ‘On your mark …’

It’s known as “tapering” in triathlon-speak. That final countdown of saving energy the last few days before a race. Taking life easy … chillin’ … [Read more...]

Prelude to the SB Triathlon: ‘The Concrete Casino’

Don’t get me wrong — I love, love, love my Goleta health club. IT’S GOT EVERYTHING. Tennis. Hoops. Two pools. Double Jacuzzis. hi-tech, … [Read more...]

Prelude to the SB Triathlon: New jock Romo ready to give it a ‘Tri’

Three years ago, he was in tough shape. Tipping the scales at 190, there was, by his count, 30 extra pounds on his 5-foot, 9-inch frame. Reality … [Read more...]

McConnell’s dishes up a full menu for runners, swimmers of all ages

Leave it to a place that sells ice cream to give you lots of choices. Especially on Sunday. McConnell’s Ice Cream of Santa Barbara 33rd annual … [Read more...]

Prelude to SB Tri: Paredes brings out best in Moms in Motion

It’s challenging to find new, crisp descriptors for Ernesto Paredes — the ones not already taken, that is, like these… Community builder … … [Read more...]

WeissCrax: Like dad, Dulawan twins are making a difference in community

It’s one of those absolutely gorgeous Santa Barbara summer mornings ... Sun shining first thing. No trace of that bad marine layer … It’s not … [Read more...]

Coach Hess was a hero to the many he touched on and off the field

It’s likely the only time you’re ever gonna see this… The large Dos Pueblos Chargers banner, among others, being proudly displayed in the center of … [Read more...]

Pate-Lass return to the winner’s circle at S.B. Classic

“There’s no place like home.” Just ask local guy John Pate, inducted earlier this year into the San Marcos High Athletic Hall of Fame. He and … [Read more...]