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27 May 2020
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Slug Basketball is Back 

Both UC Santa Cruz NCAA basketball teams started their seasons on Nov. 7 with scrimmages against out-of-division opponents. The men’s team lost to Westmont College, which is part of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA), while the women’s team was also defeated in its…

Sports

NCAA Volleyball Teams Left Coachless 

The UC Santa Cruz athletics department has been chronically understaffed since Julie Roth, the sports information director, resigned at the start of the school year. Both NCAA volleyball teams are operating without a head coach. Men’s volleyball head coach Todd Hollenbeck left to take an…

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Shredding Steamer Lane 

As the sun peeked through the clouds over the calm waters of Steamer Lane, the Santa Cruz surfing community anxiously waited as the announcers for the 2015 Coldwater Classic kicked off the event with the local qualifying rounds on Saturday morning at 8 a.m. The…

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Going the Distance 

The UC Santa Cruz swim team totaled 96 miles in the pool on Oct. 2 and 3 — equivalent to almost four times across the bay from Santa Cruz to Monterey. Swim team members, alumni and coaches participated in the 24-hour relay in memory of…

Opinion

Students Must Pay to Play 

Measure 62, the proposed referenda to increase funding for NCAA sports, has been a hotly debated topic on campus over the past couple of weeks. This column is one perspective regarding the proposed fee measure. It took two days driving in two 11-seater vans in…

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UCSC Baseball in Full Swing 

Last weekend, the UC Santa Cruz club baseball team traveled to Mesquite, Nevada with only 16 of its 22 players, the rest unable to go due to travel costs. The team dropped all four games against teams from the Northern Pacific-South Conference in the Swing…

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Sports Update 

Men’s Rugby  The men’s rugby team had its league game on Jan. 31 against Sacramento State. UCSC lost by only three points, with the final score 46-43. Now that only the top four teams in the division go to the playoffs, this year is more…

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Cantering into Competition 

UC Santa Cruz’s equestrian club is preparing for its next competition on Jan. 31 in Pleasanton. Each week, all 14 members commute to Watsonville to meet with coach Cassie Belmont for lessons. There’s a catch though; in competitions, members aren’t allowed to ride their own…