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Kyle Hatton throws a curveball right to the batter. Jenny Luo / Daily Nexus
Kyle Hatton throws a curveball right to the batter. Jenny Luo / Daily Nexus

Gauchos Looking To Score Some Road Victories

UCSB is currently second in the Big West with an 8-4 record and will look to keep climbing up the ladder with its series against UC Davis who is currently dead last in the conference.
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Kristen Clark bunts and runs to first base. Dustin Harris / Daily Nexus

Batter Up! Clark Swings Her Way to Success

Known for her power at the plate as the lead-off hitter of the UCSB softball team's batting lineup, junior outfielder Kristen Clark has continued to excel on the field while applying the same effort a...
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Kristen Clark bunts and runs to first base. Dustin Harris / Daily Nexus
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Emily Zhang/ Daily Nexus

Change in Home Signals Kings’ Return to Throne?

With their last postseason appearance resulting in a 4-2 series loss to the San Antonio Spurs in the 2006 NBA Playoffs, the Sacramento Kings are looking to end their losing drought with the help of th...
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During the heptathlon, Hope Bender competes in the long jump. Christina DeMarzo / Daily Nexus

UCSB Visits Long Beach for Conf. Championships Preview

With the Big West Championships nearly a week away, UCSB's track and field teams will visit Long Beach State in one of their last opportunities to gear up for a surge towards the NCAA West Regionals l...
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During the heptathlon, Hope Bender competes in the long jump. Christina DeMarzo / Daily Nexus
After an easy catch, Clay Fisher tosses the ball back to the pitcher. Dustin Harris / Daily Nexus
After an easy catch, Clay Fisher tosses the ball back to the pitcher. Dustin Harris / Daily Nexus

Gauchos Win 17th Consecutive Home Game, 30th Win Overall

UCSB avenged an earlier loss to Pepperdine this season defeating them yesterday by a final tally of 4-3 for its 17th consecutive victory at Caesar Uyesaka Stadium.
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JJ Muno catches a ball after it bounced through the infield. Dustin Harris / Daily Nexus

UCSB Looks To Extend Home Winning Streak Against Pepperdine

The Gauchos will look to avenge its loss to Pepperdine earlier this season while also extending its school record of most consecutive home wins, currently at 16.
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JJ Muno catches a ball after it bounced through the infield. Dustin Harris / Daily Nexus
Morgan Mays stands at the ready as Andrew Rimington serves. Dustin Harris / Daily Nexus
Morgan Mays stands at the ready as Andrew Rimington serves. Dustin Harris / Daily Nexus

Gauchos Remain Atop Big West, Win Back-to-Back Conf. Titles

The UCSB men's tennis team secured its second consecutive Big West title over the weekend with its 4-1 victory over UC Irvine. Santa Barbara's season will continue with the NCAA Tournament beginning T...
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NBA Playoffs Submerged in Injuries

Staff writer Elliot Thornton discusses the abundance of injuries that have appeared in the most recent years of the NBA Playoffs with regard to this season's postseason health woes.
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Taylor Shore looks to pass the ball. Christina DeMarzo / Daily Nexus
Taylor Shore looks to pass the ball. Christina DeMarzo / Daily Nexus

No. 9 UCSB Earns First Conf. Title and NCAA Bid in Program History

It was a historical weekend for the No. 9 UCSB women's water polo team as the Gauchos 11-5 win over No. 8 Hawaii on Sunday earned them their first Big West Conference title and NCAA Tournament bid in ...
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Stefani Stojic prepares to return a serve. Stephen Manga / Daily Nexus

UCSB Claims First Big West Title In Twenty Years

After a twenty year hiatus and avenging its loss in the championship last year, the Gauchos win their seventh Big West tournament in school history.
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Stefani Stojic prepares to return a serve. Stephen Manga / Daily Nexus
Kyle Nelson pitches the ball. Jose Ochoa / Daily Nexus
Kyle Nelson pitches the ball. Jose Ochoa / Daily Nexus

Gauchos Sweep Hawaii, Make History In The Process

UCSB displayed another dominating performance at home, sweeping Hawaii and setting a new record for most consecutive home wins.
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In her last home game as a senior, Ashley Ludlow throws a pitch. Dustin Harris / Daily Nexus

Gauchos Win Final Home Series

UCSB wins its final home series of the season and makes sure seniors get a great send-off.
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In her last home game as a senior, Ashley Ludlow throws a pitch. Dustin Harris / Daily Nexus
Competing in the heptathlon, Tori Usgaard runs towards the sand to perform the long jump. Christina DeMarzo / Daily Nexus
Competing in the heptathlon, Tori Usgaard runs towards the sand to perform the long jump. Christina DeMarzo / Daily Nexus

Gauchos Continue Dominance in Rival Showdown

Having not lost in a dual meet against Cal Poly since 2010, UCSB's track and field teams defeated the Mustangs for yet another consecutive year.
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Middle hitter Ryan Hardy prepares to swing off of a set from teammate Jonah Seif. Kenneth Song/Daily Nexus

No. 5 UCSB Men’s Volleyball Season Recap

Despite falling short in its five-set comeback attempt against No. 1 BYU, the No. 5 UCSB men's volleyball team excelled all season especially in the ending weeks of its schedule. Staff writer Ryan Bur...
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Middle hitter Ryan Hardy prepares to swing off of a set from teammate Jonah Seif. Kenneth Song/Daily Nexus
Damian Lillard praising Rivers for his performance 
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Damian Lillard praising Rivers for his performance 
Courtesy of Troy Wayrynen-USA TODAY Sports

Rivers Performance Exemplifies Why We Love Sports

Austin Rivers performance last night reminded us sports fans that sports is more than just rings and top players; its about the heart these players display out on that court, field etc.
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