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John Zant: Basketball icons make night about Carbajal

Via Presidio Sports By: John Zant On a night of heartfelt but lengthy speeches, a man who did not utter a word drew an outpouring of affection and applause at the second annual dinner of the Santa Barbara Court of Champions. “I really think this night is about Frank Carbajal,” said Gerry Karczewski, the last speaker at the Sunday-night event that featured the induction of 17 new members into the …Read More

3 ex-Vaqueros inducted into SB Court of Champions

Via  http://www.sbccvaqueros.com/ Frank Carbajal, Jim Eyen and Gerry Karczewski were inducted into the Santa Barbara Court of Champions on Sunday night at Fess Parker’s DoubleTree Resort. The Court of Champions is a Hall of Fame for basketball players, coaches, executives and community leaders. Carbajal spent 10 years as SBCC’s head basketball coach, compiling a 195-115 record in 10 seasons from 1978-88. He guided the Vaqueros to four WSC championships and …Read More

Court of Champions inductees share funny, heart-warming stories

Via Presidio Sports: By Blake Dorfman Jay Carty is a gifted storyteller, and the former UCLA Bruin and L.A. Laker shared his gift with about 170 people on Sunday night at the 2nd annual Santa Barbara Basketball Court of Champions induction banquet. The event, held at Fess Parker’s Doubletree, saw the induction of 17 new members, with speeches ranging from highly emotional to side-splittingly funny. Carty’s was the latter, as …Read More

John Zant: Honoring Santa Barbara’s athletic legends

Presidio Sports- In the coming weeks, the sports awards season reaches a peak with the Santa Barbara Athletic Round Table’s 48th annual Hall of Fame fête and the induction of the second class into the Santa Barbara Basketball Court of Champions.   There are impressive and inspiring stories about each honoree at these events. A few individuals receive the rarest of distinctions: Legend. Jerry West, a true NBA legend, was …Read More

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