Medina wins Captain’s Cup

Richard Medina won the Rancho Maria Men’s Club Captain’s Cup on Sunday.

Medina shot scores of 62-72 to finish in a tie at 134 with Chong Won (68-66) in the two day, 36-hole, low net tournament — the club’s first major tournament of the year.

Medina then defeated Won with a 15-foot par putt on the second hole of a sudden death playoff.

Bob Lowery (71, 64 -135) finished third and Bob Bolusan (66,71-137) and Dave Steller (70, 67- 137) finished in a tie for fourth.

Kiwanis All-Star Basketball

The 28th annual Kiwanis Central Coast All-Star Basketball Spectacular will be held on Saturday, April 1, at Hancock College’s Joe White Memorial Gymnasium.

The Spectacular, sponsored by the Kiwanis Club of Santa Maria Valley, matches the best senior boys and girls from Northern Santa Barbara County against the top seniors from San Luis Obispo County.

The girls’ game tips off at 5 p.m.

The boys’ game follows at 7 p.m.

There will also be 3-point shooting contests for both girls and boys and a boys slam dunk contest as part of the event.

Righetti High’s Desiree Hitch will coach the northern Santa Barbara girls team with Morro Bay’s Tyler Fechner coaching the SLO County stars.

Santa Ynez High’s Mike Alexander will coach the Santa Barbara boys team while Nipomo’s Kevin Hitchen will coach the SLO County boys.

There will be a snack bar hosted by AHC Athletics.

General admission is $8 with student and child admission $4.

All proceeds from the Spectacular are dedicated to a special fund that covers expenses

for Good Samaritan Shelter children to participate in sports programs and to scholarships for local high school seniors.            

For further information, contact Gary Prober at 264-1523 or send an email to

Smiley Wilkins Memorial Golf

The Santa Maria-Lompoc chapter of the NAACP is hosting the 24th annual Smiley Wilkins Memorial Scholarship Golf Tournament on Saturday, April 21 at The Mission Club in Vandenberg Village.

The entry fee for the scramble format tournament is $135.

The cost for all foursomes that pre-pay by March 23 is $450. The registration deadline without the discount is April 15.

The entry fee includes one round of golf, golf carts, tee prizes and an awards dinner.

There will also be door prizes, a 50/50 drawing and an auction.

Door prize packets that include two mulligans and 40 door prize tickets can be pre-purchased for $40.

For non-golfers who would like to attend, dinner is available for $20.

The annual Smiley Wilkins Memorial raises funds that are used to provide scholarships to students who demonstrate the potential for academic success.

Hole sponsorships are also available for $150.

To sign up or for more information, contact Kerry Brooks (714-5452), Howard "Happy" Harrison (878-1225), Tom Williams (886-4972), Mike Henson (757-7085) or Marcus Wilkins (717-7541).

Lacrosse coach needed

Orcutt Youth Lacrosse is looking for a Lacrosse coach for the upcoming spring season.

The season runs from March until the middle of May.

Anyone with lacrosse experience is welcome.

For more details, call Allen at 610-705-2252.

Joe Bailey is the sports editor at Lee Central Coast Newspapers. Contact him with tips and story ideas at or (805) 739-2239. Follow him on Twitter at


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