John Zant: Ice in Paradise becomes reality

For a long time, there were dreams in paradise. Then there were plans in paradise, fundraising in paradise, and construction in paradise. Now, … [Read more...]

John Zant: Wolf Wigo lives water polo

Wolf Wigo, a three-time Olympic water polo player, continues to strive at an intensely competitive level in his 11th year as coach of the UCSB men’s … [Read more...]

John Zant: Win in Westwood was UCSB Soccer’s first

  Last Friday night, after UCSB peppered the College of Charleston with 21 shots in a 3-1 soccer victory, Gaucho coach Tim Vom Steeg said, … [Read more...]

John Zant: Dons win big on Peabody gridiron

Christopher “Tick” Jellison did not run onto the field at Peabody Stadium before the start of last Friday’s Santa Barbara High football game. He … [Read more...]

John Zant: Barbara Nwaba’s Heptathlon Hurdles

A fighter can get knocked down twice in the first round and still come back to win the bout. But for Barbara Nwaba of the Santa Barbara Track Club, … [Read more...]

John Zant: The Power of P3 Santa Barbara

Kyle Korver and Al Jefferson are professional basketball players with a combined 23 years of experience in the NBA. During their careers, each of them … [Read more...]

John Zant: Soccer Season’s Balancing Act

  The Santa Barbara Soccer Club’s Under-17 boys had never played before such a large hometown crowd. But all the fans weren’t pulling for them … [Read more...]

John Zant: Going BuzzFeed on Bill Bertka

The eights were all lined up for Bill Bertka last Saturday. He turned 88 on 8/8. To mark the occasion, here are eight things to know about this … [Read more...]