Articles Tagged With ‘Sports’

Avila Beach to host 2013 Amgen Tour

The Amgen tour, the largest cycling race in the United States, will include Avila Beach as a host city in 2013. On May 16, the fifth stage of the week-long race will begin in Santa Barbara and finish in Avila... (Continue reading)

Man killed by shark near Vandenberg Air Force Base

A shark attacked a 38-year-old man who was surfing with friends off of Ocean Beach near Vandenberg Air Force Base earlier today. The man later died later from his injuries A friend of the victim witnessed the attack, pulled the... (Continue reading)

Morro Bay surfer Dustin Ray dead at 39

Morro Bay professional surfer Dustin Christopher Ray, also known as “D-Ray,” passed away last week at the age of 39. The official cause of death for this local surfer who was known to struggle with substance abuse is yet to... (Continue reading)

Mission Prep athletic director target of anti-gay vandalism

Two acts of vandalism that targeted the gay athletic director of Mission College Preparatory Catholic High School in San Luis Obispo are being investigated as hate crimes. [Tribune] In April 26, gay athletic director of Mission College Preparatory Catholic High... (Continue reading)

Player choked by Bob Knight in ’97 dies in Nipomo

Neil Reed, the former Indiana University basketball player who went public in 1997 with a claim that then coach Bob Knight had choked him during a practice, died Thursday of a heart attack in Nipomo. He was 36. Reed had... (Continue reading)

Man arrested for child pornography umpired girls’ softball

An Atascadero man arrested Tuesday for possessing child pornography worked as an umpire for Atascadero Girls’ Softball, board members confirmed today. Girls from 6-years-old to 18-years-old play softball as part of the Atascadero league. While several board members confirmed Andrew... (Continue reading)

Cal Poly vs. Central Oklahoma, game photos

Cal Poly’s football team trailed rallied during the second half of Saturday’s game to defeat Central Oklahoma 44-25 in a nonconference game at Alex G. Spanos Stadium in San Luis Obispo. Find local events as at CalCoastNews’ Event Calendar. If... (Continue reading)

Fight for Wrestling weigh-in at Mr. Rick’s, event photos

Fight for Wrestling, a professional mixed martial arts event to benefit Cal Poly wrestling, included an official weigh-in on Friday viewed by a packed house at Mr. Rick’s in Avila Beach. Find local events at CalCoastNews’  Event Calendar. If you... (Continue reading)

Cal Poly tennis coach resigns as NCAA investigates

Cal Poly men’s tennis coach Justin McGrath resigned recently as the NCAA investigates allegations of unethical conduct and complaints from players that their scholarships were reduced. [Tribune] McGrath confirmed his resignation on Monday, but told the Tribune that the investigation... (Continue reading)

Ironman eyes San Luis Obispo County

Ironman, one of the world’s most renowned and challenging triathlon events, could make its mark on the Central Coast, and pump its iron fist in the form of an economic impact that could amount to several million dollars. Real estate developer... (Continue reading)