Sawyer Rhodes is red-hot in pool; Sienna Scibird tears it up on golf course

Sawyer Rhodes was en fuego in the pool for Santa Barbara High’s boys water polo team and Sienna Scibird was calm and steady on the golf course for Bishop Diego last week. The local media recognized their performances by voting them the Santa Barbara Athletic Round Table Athletes of the Week. Rhodes was a goal-scoring machine for the Dons, pouring in 10 goals in a Channel League title-clinching win over Ventura and then burying 10 more in a victory against Esperanza. The Stanford … [Read more...]

Westmont’s Libby Dahlberg, SBCC’s Noah Holle Keep Their Teams Winning

Libby Dahlberg was red-hot hitting the ball, helping the Westmont women's volleyball team remain undefeated on the season. SBCC quarterback Noah Holle was clutch down the stretch, leading the Vaqueros on a winning touchdown drive the last two minutes to compete a 43-40 comeback win over Hancock. Dahlberg and Holle's performances earned them Athlete of the Week honors at Monday's Santa Barbara Athletic Round Table press luncheon at Harry's Plaza Cafe. Holle engineered three scoring … [Read more...]

‘Tick’ Jellison, Halie Johnson Score Athlete of the Week Honors

Christopher “Tick” Jellison and Halie Johnson went on scoring sprees to lead their respective teams to wins last week. The performances earned them Athlete of the Week honors at Monday’s Santa Barbara Athletic Round Table press luncheon at Harry's Plaza Cafe. Jellison scored five touchdowns for the Santa Barbara High football team in a 55-7 crosstown win over San Marcos in the 57th annual Big Game. The senior had touchdown catches of 40, 69, 23 and 8 yards and returned a punt 63 … [Read more...]

SBCC’s Demetrius Vinson, San Marcos’ Alex Pitchford Named Athletes of the Week

Demetrius Vinson of the City College football team and San Marcos golfer Alex Pitchford were part of local sports history last week, and the two were recognized for their performances by being named the Santa Barbara Athletic Round Table Athletes of the Week on Monday. Vinson, a freshman running back, rushed for 188 yards on 17 carries and scored a school-record five touchdowns in SBCC's 47-18 victory over College of the Desert at La Playa Stadium. The Vaqueros have won four in a row … [Read more...]

Blake Erwin, Jenna MacFarlane Win Athlete of the Week Honors

Jenna MacFarlane and Blake Erwin couldn’t be stopped on the volleyball court and football field last week. Their dominating performances led their respective teams to victories and earned them Athlete of the Week honors at Monday’s Santa Barbara Athletic Round Table press luncheon. The San Marcos volleyball team was paced by the “Big Mac Attack” of MacFarlane in wins over Santa Barbara and Buena. She blasted 20 kills with no hitting errors in a road sweep of the Dons and followed … [Read more...]

Dos Pueblos’ Marcellous Gossett and SBCC’s Kaylene Ureno Named Athletes of the Week

Marcellous Gossett of the Dos Pueblos football team and SBCC volleyball standout Kaylene Ureno were honored as the Athletes of the Week at Monday's Santa Barbara Athletic Round Table press luncheon at Harry's Plaza Cafe. Gossett played a huge role in DP's 23-14 victory over defending CIF champion Camarillo last Friday. The senior was a force on defense, recording four sacks, four quarterback hurries and nine tackles. The Chargers defense held Camarillo to just 21 rushing yards in the … [Read more...]

Four Athletes of the Week Presented at Round Table Press Luncheon

Kellen Roberts, Kelly Bickett, Jesse Morrison and Mikala Triplett were honored as the Athletes of the Week for the past two weeks at Monday’s Santa Barbara Athletic Round Table press luncheon at Harry’s Plaza Café. Morrison led the San Marcos boys water polo team to a 4-1 record and a fifth-place finish at the 24-team Santa Barbara Invitational over the weekend.  The senior, who recently committed to UCSB, scored 19 goals in the Royals’ five matches. Their only loss was a 10-9 … [Read more...]

John Harris, Amanda Ball Recognized as Athletes of the Week

John Harris of Bishop Diego football and Amanda Ball of the UCSB women’s soccer team were honored as the first Athletes of the Week of the 2016-17 school year at Monday’s Santa Barbara Athletic Round Table press luncheon. Candidates for the male and female awards are chosen by Noozhawk Sports Editor Barry Punzal and then voted on by other members of the local sports media. Harris, a junior running back, helped Bishop Diego get off to a winning start as he rushed for 200 yards on 21 … [Read more...]

Royals Nnoli, Reichard, Perera win Channel League championships

It was a big week for San Marcos athletes at Channel League Championship competitions. The Royals won several titles, and three of their champions were honored Monday as Athletes of the Week at the final Santa Barbara Athletic Round Table press luncheon of the 2015-16 school year. Jenny Nnoli was the female winner. The sophomore blew away the fields in winning the 100 and 200 meters at the Channel League Track & Field Championships. Her 200 time of 25.03 was a school record. She also … [Read more...]

Dustin Demeter, Erica Schroeder lead charge for their teams

Dustin Demeter of Dos Pueblos had the baseball game of a lifetime and Erica Schroeder of San Marcos continued to tear it up on the track last weekend. The performances earned them Athlete of the Week honors at Monday’s Santa Barbara Athletic Round Table press luncheon at Harry’s Plaza Café. The University of Hawaii-bound Demeter went on a tear against Buena, blasting three homers and driving in seven runs during a 13-5 victory that put the Chargers back in first place in the … [Read more...]