SB Finally Comes Home, Faces CSUN

After a tough three weeks on the road that resulted in a 3-3 record, the UCSB women's soccer team is finally home to rumble with Big West foe Cal State Northridge tonight. The Gauchos (8-5 overall, 1-...
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40 Ounces to Competition

With parties, kickbacks, shindigs, cocktail hours and box socials going on seven nights a week in I.V., it's pathetically easy to string together an epic bender of intervention-worthy proportions, and...
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UCSB Splits Third Straight

Despite winning its seventh Big West opener in the last eight years, the UCSB women's soccer team was stuck with its third weekend split in a row. On Friday, sophomore midfielder Jacqui Simon netted t...
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UCSB Aims to End Skid Against UCR, Fullerton

Heading into the final weekend of a three-week road trip that has proved rough and tumble so far, the UCSB women's soccer team is looking to start off the Big West conference season with a pair of win...
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UCSB Ends Year-Long Break in UCLA Rivalry With 2-2 Match

When a good team rebounds from a slump, there tends to be a notable moment things turn around.
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Roll With Your Homies

The first weekend of college has played out the same way since Gerald Ford puked on a cop after too many beer bongs his freshman year at Michigan. Between the IVFP, a high concentration of free drinks...
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He Said, He Said

I've given a great deal of thought to this. I have spent far too much time attempting to phrase this article in a way that won't make me sound lame. But I can't.
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SB Splits Pair of Nail Biters

With long travels, one-goal games, and a whole lot of overtime drama, the UCSB women's soccer team has spent the last two weeks living the life of an elite soccer team. Sunday the Gauchos (7-4-0) boun...
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I’m Living the Fantasy Life, and It’s Killing Me Softly

Sundays are the only day I even care about anymore. Seriously, I've been rushing through the week as quickly as possible just so I can get to that fateful day. I've even almost given up on partying so...
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Gaucho Women Get Barrelled In Hawaiian Soccer Tournament

Home-field advantage is never a thing to be taken lightly, and this is especially true when other teams have to travel 3,000 miles to play you.
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Gauchos Continue Excellent Start

Good teams always bounce back from tough losses, and that's exactly what the #20 UCSB women's soccer team did this past weekend. The Gauchos (5-2) gave up a late goal to lose 3-2 to Washington State (...
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The Thunderdome or Harder Stadium?

Sure, Meredith Field at Harder Stadium - or whatever it's called these days - is one of the nicer soccer stadiums in the country. I've seen some good games there, and even better post-game celebration...
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No One Can Compete When the Gauchos Go Loco

College sports are the shit. Call me biased if you want -- writing about sports does pay my monthly booze bill, after all -- but I've passed Go on the sporting world's Monopoly board more than a few t...
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Friends Enable Good Times All the Time

Six years into my drinking career, I was getting pretty close to shelving the bottle. I mean, getting smashed for weeks on end was really starting to get boring. I've done everything from escaping a h...
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ESPN Is Redundant and Repetitive

Way back in 1979, when Scott Rasmussen and dad Bill were trying to start ESPN, the idea of a cable network dedicated to 24-hour sports coverage was an amazingly tough sell. No one in corporate televis...
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