John Zant: Enduring Nick Johnson’s Epic Workout

Against my better judgment, I recently got involved in a Nick Johnson workout. When he was one of the most active young men on the planet, Johnson … [Read more...]

Dons girls basketball, Nick Johnson are the top stories of 2014

  The top two local sports stories of 2014 are stories of triumph and tragedy. On the triumphant side, the Santa Barbara High girls … [Read more...]

SBART Luncheon: Dons lifted by the spirit of Nick Johnson

The spirit of Nick Johnson lives on with the Santa Barbara High boys water polo team. Santa Barbara coach Mark Walsh shared a story of Johnson’s … [Read more...]

Reef & Run pays tribute to Nick Johnson

Thursday’s Reef & Run (Aug. 7) at East Beach is being dedicated to Nick Johnson, the UCSB water polo player and Santa Barbara Junior Lifeguard … [Read more...]

SB swimmer’s moving words lift spirits of coach Walsh

  The tragic death of UCSB sophomore water polo player and Santa Barbara High alum Nick Johnson four weeks ago hit the aquatics community … [Read more...]

Nick Johnson Memorial Fund to benefit water safety

At its meeting of April 2, the SBHS Aquatics Booster Club Board of Directors approved the request of the Johnson family to utilize funds donated in … [Read more...]

SBART Luncheon: Coaches remember Nick Johnson

  Local swim coaches paid tribute to Nick Johnson at Monday’s Santa Barbara Athletic Round Table press luncheon. Johnson, a UCSB sophomore … [Read more...]

City aquatics director: ‘Johnson bled junior guards’

Nick Johnson was standout in the City of Santa Barbara’s Junior Lifeguards program. “He bled junior guards,” Rich Hanna, Director of Aquatics for … [Read more...]