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Nexus Sports Editors Say Their Goodbyes

From my position as sports editor this year, I got to see Gaucho sports in a way only a handful of people do. Unlike a school that attracts a handful of fans purely for athletics, UCSB fans tend to co...
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‘Chos Take Aim at National Title

Due in part to the stellar play of sophomore middle blocker Dylan Davis, the Gauchos took care of business against No. 1 USC yesterday in Pennsylvania, winning 3-1 (29-27, 24-26, 25-15, 25-18) to adva...
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Baseball: Sunday Loss Ends Three-Game Win Streak

Gaucho baseball split the final two games of its three-game conference series with Long Beach State this weekend, pushing the team’s record to 17-17 overall and 4-5 in the Big West.
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UCSB Takes Home 3rd in WWLL Tourney

The No. 8 Gauchos went 2-1 in three days over the weekend in the Western Women’s Lacrosse League Championship tournament, defeating No. 11 Cal Poly 15-11 to earn a third-place finish. [media-credit ...
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UCSB Drops Two of Three to Spartans

With a late decision that put senior Nick Capito on the mound in UCSB’s matchup with San Jose State instead of senior Greg Davis, who suffered a scratched cornea, the lefty threw a two-hitter and al...
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UCSB Takes Out Hawaii for First Home Win

Home was good to Gaucho men’s tennis for the first time this season yesterday, as the #65 Gauchos defeated #48 Hawaii 5-2 for the team’s first home win of 2011.
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How To Train Your Sports Editor: Week Eight

Normally I talk about myself and the stuff I did in class, but this week it’s time to tackle a bigger issue. The whole Exercise and Sports Studies program, including the classes and the minor, were ...
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How to Train Your Sports Editor: Week Seven

In the first line of my first column, I said it’s hard to be skinny. You know what I’ve learned over the last few weeks? It’s hard to want be in shape, too.
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How to Train Your Sports Editor

It’s about that time. As everyone is in the midst of midterms these days, I thought I’d get on the train and give out some grades myself, because giving out grades is much better than receiving t...
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How to Train Your Sports Editor: It’s Time for a Change, Even if it’s Actually Too Late

I think it’s about time for me to start complaining a little bit. There needs to be a new way to sort students that enter an ESS class, because the current talent pool is not evenly distributed.
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UCSB Captures First Win

After three consecutive losses to national top-25 teams, the UCSB men’s tennis team finally breathed a sigh of relief after escaping with a 4-0 victory in its ITA Kickoff match against #62 Troy on S...
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Squad Takes on Florida in National Indoor Tourney

Despite facing a torturous back-to-back matchup to open its season — the preseason #61 Gauchos were pitted against #21 Pepperdine and #6 UCLA — UCSB’s schedule doesn’t lighten up yet as they t...
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How to Train Your Sports Editor: Want to Change Your Life? Change Your Lifestyle

Once you get to the inside of the exercise world — of which I am now a part, thank you very much — there are a number of myths and legends that persist. One of the most popular is that getting in ...
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UCSB Faces #21 Waves in Season Opener

No one ever said a top-40 finish was supposed to be easy.
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Week Two: The Point System

I swear that there’s only one thing preventing me from achieving academic, social and general life perfection: effort. Of course, effort is also the only thing keeping me from a glorious six-pack an...
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