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 […]

    UCSB Three-Game Win Streak Snapped by UC Irvine on the Road

    If the UCSB women’s basketball team wasn’t familiar with Kassandra McCalister from their last meeting, when she scored 21 points, it is now. On Irvine’s senior day, the senior guard proved too much to handle for the Gauchos (5-7 Big West, 11-14 overall) as she led the Anteaters (8-6, 12-14) to a 72-65 victory, snapping […]

    UCSB Falls to Long Beach State 3-1

    On the road at Long Beach State to kick off a four-game road trip, the No. 12 UCSB men’s volleyball team fell to the 49ers 3-1 on Friday. After defeating No. 15 Northridge on Wednesday, the Gauchos dropped the match to a suddenly hot Long Beach team in a battle for eighth place in the […]

    Tennis: Men Pick Up Win Against UCI, SMU, Women Fall to Santa Clara, SMU

    After a pair of losses last weekend, the No. 62 UCSB men’s tennis team bounced back with a 5-2 win at No. 55 UC Irvine yesterday and a 4-3 win over SMU on Saturday. Santa Barbara improves to 6-4 overall and 1-0 in the Big West. In other action, the No. 65 women’s team finished […]

    Women’s Swim & Dive Falls Just Short of MPSF Championship

    After leading the first two days of the MPSF Swimming Championships held in East Los Angeles College, the UCSB women’s swim and dive season came to a disappointing end Saturday night, falling just short of taking home what would have been their first MPSF title and placing second behind BYU, 732-699. Santa Barbara was not […]

    Softball Struggles In Season Opening Road Trip

    The UCSB softball team concluded its season-opening 11-game road trip this past weekend, losing all five of their games in the Campbell/Cartier Classic, which was hosted by the University of San Diego and San Diego State. The Gauchos have lost 10 of their first 11 games and are on a six-game losing streak heading into […]

    Baseball Takes One of Four Vs. No. 23 Oregon State

    Head Coach Andrew Checketts began his tenure as a Gaucho this past weekend when UCSB dropped three of four games in a three-day series against No. 23 Oregon State. The Gauchos were able to pull off a one-run victory in extra innings during the third game of the series and fell to the Beavers 7-3, […]

    Golf Ready For Weekend Tournament

    The UCSB Men’s Golf team will be competing in the Folino Invitational this weekend beginning on Saturday and finishing on Tuesday. The tournament will be held at the 36-hole Industry Hills Golf Course in the city of Industry, California. “For now it is exciting to get the winter/spring season going and see how their practice […]

    Women Ready For Big Weekend

    The No. 65 UCSB women’s tennis team plays back-to-back-to-back over the holiday weekend, starting with No. 36 St. Mary’s tomorrow, then at San Francisco on Sunday and at Santa Clara on Monday. The Gauchos are 1-4 and still looking for their first road win of the season. UCSB, which will return home on Feb. 25, […]

    Men Set to Host SMU, Travel to Irvine

    The No. 62 UCSB men’s tennis team hosts SMU tomorrow before traveling to No. 55 UC Irvine on Monday to take on the Anteaters in its first Big West match of the year. The Gauchos are 4-4 this year and 2-0 at home. The team is hoping junior Benjamin Recknagel is at full strength against […]

    Raised by Popular Culture: Tucker and Dale Take Fight Bad Cinema

    Drop everything you’re doing and see this movie right now. It’s awesome. It’s hard to describe exactly why this film is so special. For starters, it has a one-note premise. A bunch of dumb, drunk college kids mistake two creepy-looking, but well-meaning hillbillies — the eponymous; Tucker (Alan Tudyk) and Dale (Tyler Labine) — for […]

    A Win at Home, and off on the Road Again

    So after a nice week home and a win against Riverside on Saturday night, we’re back on the road for the next week basically. The game against Riverside didn’t go exactly as I thought it would. We came out pretty flat and basically played like shit the first half, but we managed to put together […]

    Women’s Lacrosse Goes 3-0 at Tournament

    The UCSB women’s lacrosse team had successful results in this past weekend’s tournament in Arizona, as it finished the weekend with a 3-0 record. The Gauchos beat the University of Arizona Wildcats on Saturday and the No. 16 ASU Sun Devils 19-7 on Sunday. The Gauchos were ranked No. 7 in the nation during pre-season […]

    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 […]

    Theft: An Epidemic Rampant in Isla Vista

    The Isla Vista Beachfront at sunset is tantalizing, but do not be fooled! When the sun goes down, the trouble begins. When your mother said “nothing good happens after 12 A.M.” she was right! Have you ever had anything stolen from you? Better yet, do you know anyone who has ever had something stolen from […]