Steve Rehage: Missing that special touch

In one sweeping move, it started with the great smile. Next was the hearty handshake. Then the always friendly, “Hi. How’s it … [Read more...]

Birthday wish nets one “for the ages”

  He only wanted one thing… No gifts and a chance to play hoops again with his buds. (OK, two things, actually…) You see, Joe Lanza, … [Read more...]

WeissCrax: Santa Barbara’s very own Dream Team

They are Dons and Royals. They are Gauchos and Warriors. They are Lakers and Nuggets. They are players and coaches and athletic directors and … [Read more...]

Basketball legends included at first Santa Barbara Court of Champions event

Brian Shaw, Jamaal Wilkes, Bill Bertka, Ben Howland, Jerry Pimm, Mark French, Gary Cunningham. In basketball circles, it's a group that has … [Read more...]

Howland hosts birthday bash for Sal Rodriguez

Former UCLA basketball coach Ben Howland and local Boys and Girls Club legend Sal Rodriguez go way back. The pair met when Howland was a sixth … [Read more...]

Laguna Blanca enjoys an award-winning day

A pair of Laguna Blanca athletes and a coach were recipients of special awards at Monday’s Santa Barbara Athletic Round Table press … [Read more...]

Butcher leads the cheers for local basketball

Andrew Butcher is fired up about this basketball season, and the Santa Barbara High girls coach shared his excitement at Monday’s Santa Barbara … [Read more...]

Laguna boys roll to first win of the season

Laguna Blanca was able to play everyone in a 49-16 rout over Cornerstone Christian in a Condor League boys basketball game Friday night. It was the … [Read more...]