Dwight Howard makes kickball cameo


  While he's one of the best-known basketball players on the planet representing the Houston Rockets, Dwight Howard decided to change sports … [Read more...]

Outrigger California Sprint Championships: Marina del Rey, Lanakila win top races

A canoe races towards the beach during one of Saturday's sprints.

Santa Barbara hosted the California Sprint Championships on Saturday, bringing outrigger canoe clubs to Leadbetter Beach from all over Southern … [Read more...]

Gabriel wins first biathlon, Glusac reclaims title

Once he hit the water, no one was going to catch Cuyler Gabriel in Saturday’s Semana Nautica 5-mile biathlon at East Beach. The Santa Barbara High … [Read more...]

Bennett-Satterfield earn runner-up honors at SB Open

Ian Satterfield tries to hit past Jon Moran during the finals of the Santa Barbara Open.

Dillan Bennett was the last local player standing in the California Beach Volleyball Association Santa Barbara Men’s Open on Saturday. And Bennett … [Read more...]

Brewer leads youth brigade in 1-mile ocean swim

First-place female beats Cuyler Gabriel out of the water.

  It was Teen Day at Saturday’s Semana Nautica, Mullen and Henzell 1-mile ocean swim. Santa Barbara High School junior and Santa … [Read more...]

BVB: Royals’ run to the CIF Final derailed by Esperanza in five sets


  San Marcos and Esperanza made brilliant play after brilliant play in their slugfest of a CIF Division 2 boys volleyball semifinal Wednesday … [Read more...]

No. 2-ranked Team USA kicks off its season in Santa Barbara

Team USA setter Courtney Thompson celebrates a point on Friday.

  The  USA Women's National Volleyball Team treated local fans to two-plus hours of  high-level competition in a six-set intrasquad match at … [Read more...]

SWM: Chargers, Royals take Channel League meet titles

  The Dos Pueblos boys and San Marcos girls swim teams took different routes to win Channel League championship meet titles on Thursday at the … [Read more...]

Video: Highlights of San Marcos-Santa Barbara volleyball epic

San Marcos volleyball star Shane Hauschild said it best about Tuesday's epic match between the Royals and Santa Barbara: "It was a back-and-forth … [Read more...]

MVB: Gauchos fight back, knock off UCLA


  Matt Hanley believed. Even when it seemed UCLA was on its way to sure victory on Saturday, the UCSB senior refused to lose, refused to … [Read more...]