Friday Night Lights: Carpinteria kicks off season against Santa Ynez

Carpinteria takes the field for the first time in 2015 as it hosts Santa Ynez on Friday night at picturesque Carpinteria Valley Memorial Stadium. … [Read more...]

SBART Luncheon: Candaele fired up for another football season

Rick Candaele still has the fire to coach football. The veteran coach, who is Carpinteria High’s defensive coordinator, brought that passion to the … [Read more...]

A look at Bishop Diego, Carpinteria, Dos Pueblos, San Marcos, Santa Barbara

After weeks of practice, the local high school football teams are ready to put on the uniforms, run into the stadium and play real games. The season … [Read more...]

SBART Luncheon: Deafness doesn’t stop Carpinteria’s Tavira

High school football players come in all shapes and sizes. Carpinteria coach Ben Hallock introduced 5-foot-4 junior cornerback Guillermo "Memo" … [Read more...]

Newbury Park silences Dos Pueblos

Dos Pueblos had nowhere to go on Friday night against Newbury Park as the CIF Northern Division's top-ranked team smothered the Chargers 51-0 at … [Read more...]

SBART Luncheon: Warriors go to Plan C to pull off victory

Carpinteria football coach Ben Hallock faced a big problem during Friday night’s football game at Santa Ynez: He ran out of quarterbacks. His Nos. … [Read more...]

FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS: With Burnes out, Roberts called up to start at QB for DP

After watching his team drop its season opener, Dos Pueblos football coach Nate Mendoza and his staff were preparing to make the necessary adjustments … [Read more...]

FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS: Four teams open with Week Zero games

The high school football season kicks off Friday night with four of the five local schools playing Week Zero games. By starting this early, Santa … [Read more...]

Chargers enter season with a chip on their shoulder

  The bad taste of a season-ending loss against Buena still sits in the mouth of the Dos Pueblos football team. The 14-7 Channel League … [Read more...]

Fifteen Chargers continuing athletic careers in college

A special group of student-athletes was feted at Dos Pueblos High School on Thursday as fifteen Chargers who will continue their athletic careers in … [Read more...]