Category Archives: Sports and rec

Getting my first pair of shoes at the Continental Cup

A lot of people new to the sport of curling often ask if it’s expensive to participate in. Thankfully, the answer is no for the individual curler. In a lot of ways, getting into curling is like going to the … Continue reading

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Getting the joke at the Continental Cup

Watching curling in person can be a unique experience, especially at this weekend’s Continental Cup in Las Vegas. Watching with several thousand enthusiastic fans who are knowledgeable about the game really takes it up the next level. Watching curling in … Continue reading

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Watching the world’s best curlers in Las Vegas

Today is the first day of the 2019 Continental Cup of Curling at the Orleans Arena in Las Vegas. If you haven’t seen this event before, I would say it’s well worth your time if you’re a fan of the … Continue reading

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Back in the hack for year 3 of curling

I started my third full year in curling two weeks ago at the Utah Olympic Oval in Kearns. It was great to get back to a sport that I’ve come to enjoy over the past two years. Considering that my … Continue reading

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UCSD basketball outdraws some Division I schools

UCSD’s average attendance is around 250 out of 5000 seats — trising on The Big West Boards The UC San Diego intercollegiate athletics program faces a key date this month, as the Big West Conference leadership is supposed to consider whether … Continue reading

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The20: Fight on with mighty Triton spirit – Part I

I’ve been a pretty vocal opponent to the possibility of UC San Diego moving to Division I. Despite my past reservations about D-I (which seems highly likely at this point), it was a total blast to once more cheer on … Continue reading

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From the vault: UCSD’s possible Division I move isn’t enough to bolster school spirit

Author’s note: I started writing this in the spring of 2012, the last time UC San Diego students voted on whether to move to NCAA Division I (it failed with 56.7 percent of students voting no). It’s unfinished, but I’m … Continue reading

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Raiders seem to have enough money to build new stadium without public help

As everyone ponders what may happen to the Oakland Raiders after the NFL owners cleared a path Tuesday for the St. Louis Rams and the San Diego Chargers to relocate to Los Angeles, I wondered if the Raiders and owner … Continue reading

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Pin-a-Go-Go transforms Dixon into pinball paradise

Looking for something with a little pop or an idea to bounce off your friends this weekend? People can find endless hours of fun with unlimited gameplay on more than 100 pinball machines at Pin-a-Go-Go at the Dixon May Fair … Continue reading

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Sacramento may need lessons on cheering

These are exciting times for Sacramento, with the plans for a new Kings basketball arena moving forward and the attendance-record-shattering launch of a new minor league soccer team. After attending a Sacramento River Cats game over the weekend, I can … Continue reading

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