SBCC, San Marcos rewriting track & field record books; athletic trainers honored

Records are being rewritten early in the track and field season. SBCC coach Scott Fickerson and San Marcos High’s Marilyn Hantgin spoke about record-breaking performances by their athletes at Monday’s Santa Barbara Athletic Round Table press luncheon at Harry’s Plaza Cafe. Three longstanding school records have been broken at SBCC. The latest was in the men’s pole vault, where Chris Aichinger out of Santa Ynez High cleared 15-10 1/8 to set a new mark. The previous best of 15-2 1/4 was set … [Read more...]

Samsun Keithley’s return is a blessing for Santa Barbara High baseball

First-year Santa Barbara High baseball coach Donny Warrecker wasn’t sure he’d have an experienced catcher at the start of the season. His worries were eased by the quick recovery of Samsun Keithley. Keithley will be behind the plate this week when the Dons twice play rival San Marcos with a shot at winning the Channel League title at stake. Going into the week, Santa Barbara (6-4) was a half-game behind Dos Pueblos (6-3). The Chargers play three games against Ventura this week. “This … [Read more...]