No. 15 Gauchos Win Five of Seven Over Break

The No. 15 UCSB women’s water polo team has played seven games at home since March 11, including its first two games of the conference portion of their schedule. The Gauchos won five and lost just two of those games to improve their record 16-12 overall and 1-1 in the Big West. The first game […]

No. 16 Gauchos Host Harvard in First of Home Stretch

On Sunday the No. 16 UCSB women’s water polo team will host Harvard University in the Gauchos’ first home game since January 29. This will be the first of nine straight home games that will take them through the rest of March and the first week of April. UCSB is just the first stop for […]

Gauchos Ready For Saturday Tournament

The No. 10 UCSB women’s water polo team will travel to Thousand Oaks this weekend for the Posada Royale Invitational, a one-day tournament that will take place on Saturday. UCSB will play two games that day, the first against Occidental and the second against Azusa Pacific. The tournament will likely be something of a respite […]

Gauchos Go South for Irvine Invitational

This weekend the No. 15 UCSB women’s water polo team, which moved up from 16th in the polls after running their record to 8-7 to take seventh place in the Triton Invitational, will travel to Irvine for the Irvine Invitational. Over the course of Saturday and Sunday, the Gauchos will face some of the toughest […]

Gauchos Go 1-2 in UC San Diego Triton Invitational

The UCSB women’s water polo team returned to action over the weekend after two weeks off as they traveled south for UC San Diego’s Triton Invitational. After playing three games over the course of Saturday and Sunday, the Gauchos returned home with one win and two losses, beating tournament host UCSD 9-5 and losing 7-5 […]

A Super Sunday: Reactions To Super Bowl XLVI

Well, I was wrong. It would seem that Eli Manning and the New York Giants are, in fact, the answer to Tom Brady and the New England Patriots. And you know what the worst part is? I have nothing to complain about. For the second time, my Patriots put up only 17 points in a […]

Bet on the Pats and the Brady Bunch

Over the last couple weeks I’ve been hearing people say that they aren’t excited for this year’s Super Bowl. Now if they were referring specifically to the halftime show, I would understand. Why the NFL thinks people want to see Madonna is beyond me. But if you aren’t excited to see a rematch of one […]

No. 17 UCSB Goes 4-2 in Home Tournament Over Weekend

The No. 17 UCSB women’s water polo team began a six-game home stand last Friday, four of which were part of the 2012 UCSB Winter Invite. After dropping their first game of the weekend to No. 6 Arizona State, the Gauchos rattled off four straight victories against Concordia, Sonoma State, No. 19 Cal State Northridge […]

Road to the Rematch of Super Bowl XLVI

This is it. This is what we’ve all been waiting for. No, not jetpacks. I’m talking about something better. You must be curious. I can feel it. I can almost hear you thinking, “He must mean TWO jetpacks!” Well, you’re wrong again, and before you move on to three jetpacks, I’ll just tell you what […]

Gaucho Water Polo Begins Season With Wins at Spartan Invitational Tournament

The No. 17 UCSB women’s water polo team opened its season with a 10-9 win over Cal State Monterey Bay last Thursday, bringing the season record to an even 3-3. On Sunday the Gauchos played the final two games of the Spartan Invitational at San Jose State. UCSB jumped out to a 7-2 lead by […]

NFL Playoff Previews

It may not be March, but Madness reigns this weekend in the NFL. Our Sports Staff breaks down the final four teams of the Divisional Championship round. Paul-Michael Ochoa AFC Championship: Baltimore at New England: Last week, the Patriots showed what they are capable of after they annihilated Denver by putting up 35 points on […]

Reaction From the NFL Divisional Round

I’m back, baby. After getting only one prediction right in the wildcard round, I got three out of four games right in the divisional round to make me 4-4 in the playoffs so far, and I’m feeling good about the conference championships. I’m going 2-0 this weekend. Don’t call it a comeback, hater. That said, […]

Big West Basketball

UC Santa Barbara: Gauchos With lofty expectations set for conference play, the UCSB men’s basketball team is off to a hot start after winning its first two Big West games. The Gauchos (7-5 Overall, 2-0 Big West) opened up by beating Cal Poly on the road before winning its home opener over Cal State Fullerton. […]

NFL Football: A Player By Any Other Name…

As the fantasy trade deadline approaches, it’s time to start thinking about how to secure a spot in the playoffs. There are sure to be some teams in every league that are either out or nearly out of contention. Those are the teams you want to target for trades. As for players, there are several […]

What is Wrong With Brady and the Pats?

There is no question that Tom Brady of the New England Patriots is one of the greatest quarterbacks in the history of the NFL — some might even say he is the greatest. He holds the single season touchdown record and a year ago his 36 touchdown, four interception season earned him his second MVP […]