Athletes of the Week: Alex Rodriguez, Madison Hale and Megan Grant

The Santa Barbara tennis doubles team of Madison Hale and Megan Grant were honored as female Athletes of the Week. They won all three sets in the Dons’ upset victory over previously undefeated Peninsula, the No. 3 team in CIF Division 1 and handed Peninsula’s top doubles team its first loss of the season. Alex Rodriguez of Carpinteria football was the male Athlete of the Week. He rushed for 190 yards and scored three touchdowns to lead the Warriors to a 40-14 win at Fillmore in their … [Read more...]

Moropoulos, Uyesaka try to keep a positive outlook at 0-7

SBCC coach Craig Moropoulos and Dos Pueblos coach Jeff Uyesaka have something to commiserate about — both of their football teams have 0-7 records. Moropoulos and his Vaqueros suffered another blow in Saturday’s loss against L.A. Pierce when they learned that defensive star Manny Hernandez suffered a fractured ankle near the end of the game and would be lost for the rest of the season. Moropoulos announced the bad news at Monday’s Santa Barbara Athletic Round Table press luncheon at … [Read more...]