September 10, 2012
SANTA BARBARA - Costa Mesa resident Jake Gibb and Corona del Mar resident Sean Rosenthal won the Assn. of Volleyball Professionals Santa Barbara Open men's title Sunday, while Newport Harbor High product April Ross teamed with Jen Kessy to win the women's crown. Gibb/Rosenthal, the No. 6 seed, defeated Brad Keenan and John Mayer, 21-16, 21-16, 21-18 in the best-of-five final. Ross/Kessy topped Kerri Walsh Jennings and Nicole Branagh, 21-19, 21-16, in the final. Estancia High product Matt Fuerbringer lost in the men's semifinals, while former UC Irvine standout Whitney Pavlik reached the women's semifinals.
October 19, 2013
GIRLS' TENNIS Corona del Mar 10, Santa Barbara 8 SANTA BARBARA - Jasie Dunk and Siena Sharf grabbed the clinching set, 6-2, in the match's final set to help lead the Sea Kings to a big nonleague win Saturday. Dunk and Sharf swept, part of a dominating effort in doubles for CdM, ranked No. 4 in CIF Southern Section Division 1. Santa Barbara is ranked No. 7 in Division 1. The Sea Kings swept in doubles and earned three wins in singles against the Dons' No. 3.
February 19, 2013
CIF Southern Section Division 1 semifinal No. 1. Santa Barbara (25-4) vs. No. 4 Newport Harbor (23-6) When/where: Wednesday, 6:45 p.m. at Woollett Aquatics Center in Irvine Key Dons: Sr. GK Maddie Trabucco; Sr. utility Kelsey O'Brien; Sr. attacker Rocio Fesembeck; Sr. attacker Sophie Trabucco; Jr. attacker Betsy Hendrix. Key Sailors: Sr. attacker Carly Christian (team-high 70 goals, 19 assists, team-high 55 steals); Sr. center Elissia Schilling (44 goals, 19 assists, 44 steals)
November 30, 2000
SANTA BARBARA - The Orange Coast College women's basketball team brought an ice-cold shooting hand to Santa Barbara in Wednesday's 57-38 nonconference loss. The Pirates (3-4) were held to only 13 first-half points as Santa Barbara opened up a 19-point lead and never looked back. Nadia Mojica led the Pirates with 12 points and was OCC's lone double-digit scorer. OCC will compete in the Cuesta Tournament today at 4:30 p.m. NONCONFERENCE Santa Barbara 57, Orange Coast 38 Orange Coast - Fierst 5, Mojica 12, Urban 6, Takemoto 3, Nakano 7, Ducey 5. 3 pt. goals - Takemoto 1, Nakano 1, Fierst 1 Fouled out - None.
May 2, 2001
SANTA BARBARA - The Orange Coast College women's tennis team dropped a 5-0 decision to Santa Barbara in the second round of the Southern California playoffs Tuesday afternoon. The Pirates end the season 9-4, but will still send four singles and two doubles teams to compete in the individual regionals Thursday at Southwestern College. SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA PLAYOFFS Semifinals Santa Barbara 5, Orange Coast 0 Singles - Otsuka (SB) def. Chang, 6-1, 6-2; Marcato (SB)
February 6, 2002
The Orange Coast College women's tennis team won two matches in singles play and two in doubles, but fell just short in a 5-4 loss to host Santa Barbara in the Pirates' season opener Tuesday. Veronica Sommer defeated Santa Barbara's Jenny May, 6-1, 6-1 at No. 1 singles and OCC's Stephanie Chang picked up a 6-4, 6-4, win over Alena Votavola in the No. 2 spot. Sommer and Chang teamed to beat May and Votavola in doubles, 6-4, 2-6, 6-1. Also picking up a win in doubles for OCC (0-1)
September 15, 2000
NEWPORT BEACH - The Newport Harbor High girls tennis team notched another big win Thursday afternoon with a 13-5 nonleague win over visiting Santa Barbara. Junior Kelly Nelson swept in singles, 6-2, 6-3, 6-3, while in doubles Carmen and Diana Khoury (6-2, 6-1, 6-1) and A.J. Olson and Bonnie Adams (6-4, 6-4, 7-6) also won all three sets for the Sailors (2-1). Newport will take on Los Alamitos at home Tuesday at 3 p.m. NONLEAGUE Newport Harbor 13, Santa Barbara 5 Singles - Nelson (NH)
July 22, 2012
Morgan Stewart scored her second goal of the game, a lob shot with just under a minute to play in regulation, to give the Corona del Mar girls' water polo team a 5-4 victory over Santa Barbara in the title game of the California State High School Championships Sunday at CdM. The game-winner gave defending champion CdM its first lead of the game and a solid defensive effort led by the goalie play of CdM captain Erica Weed (five saves) held off Santa Barbara's talented offense led by rising senior Kelsey O'Brien.