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AYSO announced this week that its program would not start in the next couple months.  “Despite slightly relaxed guidance at the state and county level regarding youth sports,” said Dan Runhaar, AYSO regional commissioner, “we don’t have all the approvals, time and resources needed to proceed…

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The Carpinteria Community Tennis Courts have reopened for public use. Players must abide by the rules and pay a per hour fee for use. The courts are located on Palm Avenue next to the Community Pool and are open during the pool’s operational hours, which are weekdays from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., S…

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The city of Carpinteria’s Junior Lifeguard Program was back up and running as of Monday, Aug. 3. The program was suspended the week before due to an instructor’s exposure to a person who tested positive for Covid-19. Since then, the Covid-19 test results of staff members have come back negat…

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Former Cate School boys soccer standout Buba Fofanah was named to Top Drawer Soccer.com’s All-Region Team. The 2020 graduate will represent the California-South Region which includes players from the Central, Los Angeles, San Diego and Southern Sections. Fofanah will play at Portland Univers…

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While professional soccer has returned in the United States and internationally, Carpinteria High School Class of 2018’s Luis Garcia recently received notice that his second season with the Oxnard College soccer team will begin with practice on January 18, 2021, with competition set to start…

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Ever since phase two of the Franklin Trail was completed in May of 2015, the 5.2 mile excursion has become a playground for locals. From hikers to runners to cyclists to horseback riders to mules, throngs of folks have utilized the path that begins adjacent to the parking lot of Carpinteria …

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Under a gray marine-layer, Carpinteria Junior Lifeguards gather each weekday morning and prepare for a few hours of beach workouts and games. The cool ocean water requires commitment for swimming events but the stretches, calisthenics, and running evolutions help raise body temps before the …

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The Carpinteria Junior Lifeguard Program will be held this summer with modifications that allow for compliance with state and county Covid-19 pandemic requirements. This year’s program will consist of three two-week sessions starting on July 6 and running through Aug. 14. 

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As California begins to re-open, the Bonnie Curtis Studio of Dance is preparing to launch their in-person Dance Camps and Intensives for the summer. Among Curtis’ talented cohort of instructors is Katt Griffith, a multi-faceted dancer who found her love for teaching after an extraordinary career. 

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Fit Buddha and The Gym Next Door were among the studios and gyms that reopened last week. With studios in Santa Barbara and Ventura, Fit Buddha reopened Friday, June 12, with some guidelines in place. Class size is now limited to eight people per session and the studio has introduced small “…

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Since starting at Carpinteria High School, Class of 2020 graduates, twin sisters Savannah and Shaylah Alvarez, have been a breath of fresh air for their coaches. “The twins are amazing,” said Warriors Head Track & Field Coach Van Latham.  “They are hardworking, talented, personable, dedi…

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Carpinteria High School cross country coach Angel Silva is looking for students interested in joining the team. The Warriors have both a boys and girls squad that normally starts competing in the fall. Interested students can contact coach Silva at (805) 218-1841. Once it is determined when …

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Spark45 Fitness and Physical Therapy will reopen on Monday, June 15, according to owner Danielle Bordenave. Following state and county guidelines, Bordenave has made changes throughout the studio to ensure the health and safety of her clients, including rearranging machines to be six feet ap…

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On Saturday, June 13, Rincon Fitness will host a live competition between firefighters, as the gym once again opens its doors to the public. They’ll be competing in a “virtual stair climb” which takes the place of the 29th annual Leukemia and Lymphoma Society’s (LLS) Firefighter Stairclimb w…

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Rincon Fitness USA co-owner Kevin Twohy and gyms statewide have been anxiously awaiting word from Gavin Newsom on when they can reopen their doors to the public. On Friday, June 5, the governor’s office gave the okay for gyms to open on June 12, with the final determination on what is allowa…

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The California Interscholastic Federation-Southern Section has announced that the Ford Boys and Girls Cross Country Championships will be returning to Mt. San Antonio College (Mt. SAC) once the fall season sport returns to racing again. Last time the championships were held at Mt. SAC was in…

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Cate School athletes were recently honored online at the Santa Barbara Athletic Round Table, as the organization decided to release this year’s award winners in a daily program at noontime which began April 15 and will continue past the middle of May. 

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The Carpinteria High School boys tennis team saw an impressive streak come to an end due to Covid-19. The Warriors had won and/or shared the last three league titles, spanning two leagues, collected two Frontier League championships and then won the inaugural Citrus Coast League championship…

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Golf, a sport that often pits one against nature’s elements of wind, sand and water, is also generally a sport that easily adheres to the practice of social distancing. “We had all the postings inside the door to follow social distancing, golfers pretty much follow the rules,” said Carpinter…

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With the April NFL draft and its array of college stars on display, another group of talented Carpinteria High School alumnus have also been shining in recent years at Ventura College. Back in February of this year, it was announced that Michael Garibay (class of ‘17) had accepted an academi…

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On April 3, California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) canceled all 10 CIF Sections, including the Southern Section (SS), officially ending the high school spring sports season for 2020. 

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Cate School recently announced their award winners from the 2019-20 winter sports season. For boys basketball: seniors Ethan Ng and Khadim Pouye and junior Nkemka Chukwumerije were named to the All-Frontier League First Team. Second Team honors went to seniors Thomas Nettesheim and Parker Ma…

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Carpinteria High School graduate Tori Kelley, class of 2017, continues to reach new heights. A former Warriors basketball and softball player, Kelley wasted no time adjusting to college life when she entered Santa Barbara City College. Under the guidance of Vaqueros Women’s basketball coach …

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On March 5 Carpinteria’s Girls Inc. chapter finished their inaugural Winter Basketball Program, introducing its new Basketball Enrichment concept. “The girls made tremendous improvements over the eight weeks, for many, it was their first time playing basketball or participating in a sports p…

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On March 18,  the California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) announced that the organization has not determined whether they will be able to resume the 2020 spring sports season. Ten section commissioners will meet on April 3 to decide whether or not to continue CIF’s sports schedule. 

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The Carpinteria Education Foundation Orchard 2 Ocean 5- and 10K run might have been cancelled, but Carter Cox still ran the route, determined to beat his time of 20 minutes from last year’s race. This year, he also ran in memory of his Uncle Jolly and his good friend Robin’s Cassidy, complet…

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Carpinteria High School’s head track coach Van Latham informs his team of 100 players that the district has halted all CHS sports activities at least until April 1. The track itself, usually bristling with afternoon activity, was eerily quiet after the ban.

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Local marathon runner, Anita Pulido, just keeps chugging along. Last Sunday, March 8, the 80-year-old grandmother finished the Los Angeles Marathon for the 25th year in a row. As part of a massive gathering of some 27,000 runners, Pulido started at Dodger Stadium and ran all the way down to …

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Carpinteria High School student athlete Vincent Rinaldi was named Athlete of the Week at the Santa Barbara Athletic Round Table’s weekly luncheon for the press on Monday, March 9. During the Warriors dual meet against Foothill Tech last week, Rinaldi won both the 100-meter dash and the 200 m…

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The Carpinteria High School softball season is in full swing. The Warriors started out the year hosting the school’s first-ever tournament. “I thought it would be cool to have a common spot for everybody, whether they’re driving up or driving down,” said second year Carpinteria coach Dakotah…

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The Cate School girls lacrosse team received the Number-eight ranking in CIF-Southern Section’s (SS) Division II in a poll released earlier on March 2 by the organization. The Rams won last year’s L.A. Lacrosse Foundation’s Division II championship and are the only Cate squad out of the spri…

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The All-Citrus Coast League (CCL) teams were announced last week with a number of Carpinteria High School players and coaches receiving top honors. For boys basketball, the Warriors—who finished tied for first with Nordhoff with a league mark of 9-1—took home the two top individual awards. S…

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On Feb. 27, in a 3-1 game, Carpinteria High School boys volleyball lost to Rio Mesa, a higher division opponent. With the loss, the Warriors—defending Citrus Coast League champions—are now 0-2, two games into the season. 

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The girls U10 Carpinteria Courage AYSO All Stars celebrate after a challenging tournament in Bakersfield, California. They had a tough loss, but maintained their winning smiles. “Way to maintain positive attitudes and ‘can do’ spirit to Carp Courage players and their coaches,” said Kim Runha…

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The Cate School girls basketball team’s incredible run finally came to an end last week. On Feb. 19, in front of a boisterous crowd on the Carpinteria Mesa, the Rams fell 50-29 to the Eagles from Marshall Fundamental School of Pasadena in the quarterfinals of the CIF-SS Division Four-A playo…

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For the second year in a row, Carpinteria and Cate high schools hosted first round CIF-Southern Section playoff games on their home floors. The Warriors entertained Westmark of Encino, while the Rams took on Eastside of Lancaster. 

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The Carpinteria girls’ U14 regular season AYSO team not only qualified to compete in the Section 10 League Championship Tournament in Bakersfield, held Feb. 15-16, but also walked away with the top honors. 

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Carpinteria Valley Little League (CVLL) has begun gearing up for their 24th season. As a youth sport, baseball teaches numerous fundamentals that children can take with them throughout their life, according to CVLL, including teamwork, sportsmanship, hard work, playing fair, mental fitness a…

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Carpinteria Middle School eighth-grade student Asher Smith has been selected for a Coastal Zone Olympic Development Team competing at the USA Water Polo ODP National Championships. The competition will be  held in Riverside from Feb. 28 to March 1, featuring the top age group players in the …

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Michael Garibay is at play on the Pirates’ field. Originally from Carpinteria, playing for the Warriors, Garibay was awarded academic and athletic scholarships to Howard Payne University in Brownwood, Texas. As a child, Garibay dreamt about playing football in Texas. “I encourage all young b…

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The Carpinteria High School girls water polo team continued their run for a Citrus Coast League (CCL) title last week when they hosted another CCL school, Hueneme, on Thursday, Jan. 23, at the Carpinteria Community Pool. The outcome was never in doubt as the Warriors jumped to a 4-1 lead in …

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