O’Siadhail, Roy win in Semana Nautica biathlon debuts

Not even a wrong lef turn could keep Irishman Donncha O’Siadhail from winning the Semana Nautica 5-mile biathlon on Saturday. O’Siadhail was so dominant in the 1-mile swim of the race that he had … [Read more...]

Clark preps for his specialty at Reef and Run duathalon

Jon Clark tuned up to defend his Semana Nautica Biathlon title this weekend by winning Tuesday night’s Santa Barbara Reef and Run Series duathalon at East Beach. Tuesday's event was part of the … [Read more...]

Mullen & Henzell 1-Mile Ocean Swim Recap

By Barry Punzal, PresidioSports.com After a career of competing around the world, swimmer Mark Warkentin has become a homebody. That doesn’t bode well for competitors who aim to win events like … [Read more...]

McGuire-Dykstra dominate, win Santa Barbara Open title

By Barry Punzal, PresidioSports.com Andy McGuire, the senior libero on UCSB’s national runner-up men’s volleyball team, returned to Santa Barbara and brought some Gaucho magic with him. McGuire … [Read more...]

2011 CBVA Women’s Open Volleyball

By Barry Punzal, PresidioSports.com Kathrin Winkler and Tarin Keith, a pair of triple-A players, won their second California Beach Volleyball Association tournament title on Saturday, beating … [Read more...]

2011 Festival Overview

By Barry Punzal, PresidioSports.com Swimming, running, beach volleyball, softball and tennis — sports many Santa Barbarans love to do — will take center stage for the next two weekends as part of … [Read more...]

2010 Presidio Sports Beach Soccer Summer Slam

There were discussions over food and drink at Union Ale on Saturday night about how to bring permanent soccer courts to the sand of West Beach. That's how much fun the first-ever Beach Soccer … [Read more...]

Eacret wins four events at chaotic Semana Nautica meet

The traffic is always heavy downtown during the Fourth of July, but traffic in the water at Los Baños Pool was downright ridiculous for the 42nd Annual Semana Nautica Swim Meet. “It’s crazy, … [Read more...]

Warkentin works through winter-like 3-mile

Olympian Mark Warkentin made it a clean sweep in the Semana Nautica 1-mile and 3-mile open-water swims this weekend, finishing off the 3-mile in 58 minutes and six seconds on Sunday morning. The … [Read more...]