WeissCrax: Santa Barbara’s very own Dream Team

Gaucho Legends: Carrick DeHart, Brian Shaw, and Jerry Pimm were together again on Sunday night in Santa Barbara. (Randy Weiss Photos)

They are Dons and Royals. They are Gauchos and Warriors. They are Lakers and Nuggets. They are players and coaches and athletic directors and … [Read more...]

Basketball legends included at first Santa Barbara Court of Champions event

Brian Shaw, Jamaal Wilkes, Bill Bertka, Ben Howland, Jerry Pimm, Mark French, Gary Cunningham. In basketball circles, it's a group that has … [Read more...]

All-City Girls Basketball Team: SB’s Melgoza stepped it up as a sophomore

All-City Girls Basketball Team

Amber Melgoza took on the responsibility of being the go-to player for Santa Barbara High and the role proved to be a perfect fit for the … [Read more...]

All-Frontier League 2013-14 Girls Basketball

Player of the Year: Felicia Magana, Santa Paula, Senior Coach of the Year: Mark Blankenship, Santa Paula FIRST TEAM Santa Paula C Kayla Stockton … [Read more...]

Dons come up short in CIF State Final, fall to Modesto Christian, 64-55

A Santa Barbara teammate tries to console Amber Melgoza after she fouled out in the fourth quarter. Melgoza tied a state championship record with 30 points.

  Amber Melgoza tied a state Division 3 championship game record with 30 points and set records for free-throws made and attempted, but Santa … [Read more...]

Santa Barbara girls are ready for their CIF state finals debut

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  It’s hard for a high school basketball team to replicate an arena setting for a game. Santa Barbara coach Andrew Butcher did the best he … [Read more...]

Send-off party for Dons at 8 a.m. Thursday

Santa Barbara High will have a State Finals send-off gathering for the girls basketball team at 8 a.m. Thursday in front of J.R. Richards Gym. The … [Read more...]

Melgoza, Butcher earn CIF player, coach of the year honors

Santa Barbara High vs Yorba Linda CIF Girls Basketball

Amber Melgoza was named CIF Player of the Year and Andrew Butcher was honored as Coach of the Year in the 3AA Division. Only a sophomore, … [Read more...]

DONS GET IT DONE IN REGIONALS; NEXT STOP IS STATE FINALS

Santa Barbara High Girls Basketball - CIF

  ONTARIO — The incredible journey of the Santa Barbara High girls basketball team will take it to Sacramento to play for a CIF State … [Read more...]

Dons, Santa Margarita seek first trip to CIF State Finals

Coleman-SBHS

There are lots of similarities between CIF State Division 3 Regional finalists Santa Barbara High and Santa Margarita. The two Southern Section … [Read more...]