2009 Hall of Fame Banquet

Hundreds gathered at Fess Parker’s Doubletree Monday for the 42nd Santa Barbara Athletic Round Table Hall of Fame Banquet. This year’s inductees were Jeff Azian (Outstanding Athlete), Ati Conner (Outstanding Athlete), Ken Duncan (Outstanding Athlete), Jenny Hehnke(Outstanding Athlete), Amelia White-Escalante(Outstanding Athlete), Virgil Elings (Community Leader), Alexander “Stubby” Herman (Special Achievement) and Mike Beresford (Coach). Special-award winners were Bernard Hicks (Russ … [Read more...]

Women in Sports Luncheon: Natalie Golda

By BLAKE DORFMAN, PRESIDIOSPORTS.COM Earl Warren Showgrounds was oozing girl power on Monday. Just a few days after Barack Obama signed the Lily Ledbetter Fair Pay Act to ensure women equal pay for equal work, about 500 members of the community showed up for the Santa Barbara Athletic Round Table's National Girls and Women in Sports Day Luncheon. "I'm looking out at stars in high school and stars in college, but I'm also looking at CEOs. I'm looking at women elected officials, and women … [Read more...]

Women in Sports Luncheon

By BLAKE DORFMAN, PRESIDIOSPORTS.COM Earl Warren Showgrounds was oozing girl power on Monday. Just a few days after Barack Obama signed the Lily Ledbetter Fair Pay Act to ensure women equal pay for equal work, about 500 members of the community showed up for the Santa Barbara Athletic Round Table’s National Girls and Women in Sports Day Luncheon. “I’m looking out at stars in high school and stars in college, but I’m also looking at CEOs. I’m looking at women elected officials, and women … [Read more...]