Michael Elbert makes huge play for DP; Samantha De Alba-Kelly Coulson unbeaten for San Marcos

Michael Elbert of the Dos Pueblos football team made the play of the game in the Channel League-opening win against Ventura. The San Marcos tennis doubles team of Kelly Coulson and Samantha De Alba swept their opponents from Dos Pueblos, Ventura and Cate to remain undefeated on the season. Their performances earned them Athlete of the Week honors at Monday’s Santa Barbara Athletic Round Table press luncheon at Harry’s Plaza Cafe. Elbert recovered a fumble at the 12-yard line … [Read more...]

Jake Ramirez plays big part in DP’s 5th straight win; Erika Foreman leads Dons’ upset of Royals

Dos Pueblos quarterback Jake Ramirez and Santa Barbara High volleyball standout Erika Foreman were named the Athletes of the Week during Monday’s Santa Barbara Athletic Round Table press conference at Harry’s Plaza Cafe. Ramirez led Dos Pueblos to its fifth straight football win, throwing for two touchdowns and rushing for a pair in a 42-7 victory over Hueneme. He completed 11 of 14 passes for 184 yards, with no interceptions, and rushed for 66 yards on 7 carries. Foreman sparked … [Read more...]

Big plays by Bishop’s Jake Engel, SBCC’s Kaylene Ureno lead their teams to big wins

Bishop Diego quarterback Jake Engel and SBCC volleyball player Kaylene Ureno stepped up and led their respective teams to big wins over the weekend and were honored Monday as the Athletes of the Week at the Santa Barbara Athletic Round Table press luncheon at Harry’s Plaza Cafe. Engel threw a career-best four touchdown passes for the Cardinals in a 35-20 football victory at San Diego Section small schools power Santa Fe Christian. The junior completed 6 of 12 attempts for 186 … [Read more...]

Jason Peterson scorches DP cross country course; Caylin Zimmerman piles up kills for Laguna volleyball

A scorching run by Jason Peterson of the San Marcos cross country team and a stellar volleyball performance by Laguna Blanca’s Caylin Zimmerman in a tournament earned them Athlete of the Week honors on Monday at the Santa Barbara Athletic Round Table press luncheon at Harry’s Plaza Cafe. Peterson won the first Channel League Meet of the season and led the Royals to an upset of Ventura, the No. 2 team in the CIF-Southern Section Division 2 rankings. Peterson, who qualified for the … [Read more...]

Frankie Gamberdella flings 5 TD Passes for Dons; Laguna’s Laurel Kujan pounds 40 kills in tournament

Santa Barbara High quarterback Frankie Gamberdella was flinging touchdown passes and Laguna Blanca’s Laurel Kujan was smacking volleyballs for points over the weekend. Their performances earned them Athlete of the Week honors at Monday’s Santa Barbara Athletic Round Table press luncheon. Gamberdella fired five touchdown passes and threw for 288 yards in Santa Barbara’s 47-0 football win over Channel Islands on Saturday. It marked the second straight game the junior threw for five … [Read more...]

Luis Mesino Helps San Marcos End Skid; Tiffany Costello Sets Course Record in Debut

Luis Mesino was all over the field for the San Marcos football team, helping the program win a game for the first time in two years. Tiffany Costello made an auspicious debut for the SBCC cross country debut program, setting a course record and winning the season-opening meet. For their stellar performances, Mesino and Costello have been voted the Santa Barbara Athletic Round Table Athletes of the Week by the local sports media. Because of Labor Day, there was no SBART press … [Read more...]

Bishop’s John Harris Does It All in Opener; Amanda Ball Scores 2 Game Winners for UCSB

Bishop Diego football player John Harris and UCSB soccer’s Amanda Ball were honored as the Athletes of the Week at the first Santa Barbara Athletic Round Table Press Luncheon of the 2017-18 school year on Monday at Harry’s Plaza Cafe. Harris rushed for 232 yards and scored the only touchdown of the game in the Cardinals’ 9-0 win over Desert Pines of Las Vegas, the defending Class 3A Nevada State Champions. The senior also made some big plays on defense to preserve the shutout in … [Read more...]

SBCC’s Gina Jacobson, DP’s Teodor Velikov Honored for their work in pool

The Athlete of the Week award winners came from the pool at the final Santa Barbara Athletic Round Table press luncheon of the 2016-17 school year. SBCC diver Gina Jacobson and swimmer Teodor Velikov of Dos Pueblos were named the winners at Monday’s Round Table press luncheon at Harry’s Plaza Cafe. Velikov sparked Dos Pueblos to the title at the Channel League Championships, which enabled the Chargers to share the overall title with San Marcos. The UCSB-bound senior won the 200 … [Read more...]

Preston Gomersall leads SBHS to share of league title: Madison Herrera wins 4 events at GSAC finals

Santa Barbara High golfer Preston Gomersall and Westmont track & field athlete Madison Herrera were honored as the Athletes of the Week at Monday’s Santa Barbara Athletic round Table press luncheon at Harry’s Plaza Cafe. Gomersall led the Dons to a pair of victories, which gave them a share of the Channel League title with San Marcos. The junior shot a low round of 73 in windy conditions in a win over Dos Pueblos at Glenn Annie Golf Club and followed with a 1-under 70 at La Cumbre … [Read more...]

Kiasa Salgado is a county champion for 3rd straight year; Hailee Rios does it all in softball

Santa Barbara track and field athlete Kiasa Salgado and San Marcos softballer Hailee Rios were honored as Athletes of the Week at Monday's Santa Barbara Athletic Round Table press luncheon at Harry's Plaza Cafe. Salgado matched his personal record in the 300 hurdles (39.36) at the Santa Barbara County Championships and became the first to win the county title in the event three times. Salgado also finished third in the 400 meters. Rios pitched a complete-game 8-4 win at Dos … [Read more...]