A TRIBUTE: Mom knew the scores and stories behind them

I am a momma’s boy and proud of it. Willie Punzal, my dear Mom, was my inspiration to pursue a career in journalism and become a sports writer. She … [Read more...]

Former Gaucho star Close named coach at UCLA

Cori Close, one of the all-time great women's basketball players in UCSB history, who twice captained the Gauchos to the second round of the NCAA … [Read more...]

Carpinteria’s Dunlap receives special Wooden Award

Having the late John Wooden's name attached to an award means it's important. Carpinteria High senior Shelby Dunlap was one of only three female … [Read more...]

Bruins bang up Warriors in exhibition

LOS ANGELES — It was the first game held at Pauley Pavilion since John Wooden passed away.  And in typical Wooden style, the Bruins provided the … [Read more...]