Valaika retires from playing career, joins UCSB baseball coaching staff

Former Gaucho standout Chris Valaika – who announced his retirement today after a 10-year career in professional baseball, including parts of four … [Read more...]

Next Level Watch: Broken leg ends Mack’s season

Cleveland Browns All-Pro center Alex Mack, an alum of San Marcos High School, was placed on Injured Reserve on Friday, ending his season after he … [Read more...]

NEXT LEVEL WATCH: Hollands makes Phillies roster

With the Major League Baseball season upon us, it's time to check in on the locally-connected athletes playing in the big leagues. Former UCSB … [Read more...]

Valaika nabs base hit in MLB debut

Former UCSB baseball star Chris Valaika made his Major League debut for the Cincinnati Reds in San Francisco on Tuesday, going 1-for-2 with a single … [Read more...]

Coaches think Gauchos no better than sixth

Following its second consecutive season over .500, the UCSB baseball team was selected to finish sixth in the Big West coaches preseason poll, the … [Read more...]

UCSB gets good news in that Hollands, Valaika will return

Monday’s deadline for Major League Baseball teams to sign players came and went and it brought good news for the UCSB baseball team.   Left-handed … [Read more...]

August 6-13

Former San Marcos Royal Alex Mack getting mentored by Browns pro-bowler  Shaun Rogers in first NFL training camp, READ MORE Santa Barbara High grad … [Read more...]

UCSB’s Gardner goes to Indians in third round

UCSB junior pitcher Joe Gardner, who was an All-Big West First Team selection, was picked in the third round by the Cleveland Indians on Tuesday … [Read more...]