Entries by Sports Director

Takin’ Calls, Dodgin’ Balls: The KZSC Dodgeball Team

Hey sports listeners, We’ve been hyping this up on Slugtalk for a while now and it’s finally started. That’s right, many months in the making, the KZSC Dodgeball Team has finally come into fruition. After three weeks into the intramural season, the team, made up of various KZSC governing board, staff, and volunteer members has […]

To be Mediocre or to be God-Awful

Hey basketball fans, (is this getting old?) A big trade just went down on January 6th, namely the Cleveland Cavaliers are trading former all-star center Andrew Bynum, who is expected to be waived, and three draft picks (plus the right to trade with Cleveland’s first rounder) to the Chicago Bulls for veteran forward Luol Deng, […]

The ‘Adrian Peterson Effect’ & Basketball

Hey sports fans, I want to talk about the Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) injury. What used to be one of the most dreaded injuries that could befall a professional sports player has in recent years been viewed as considerably less serious than it used to be. Athletes are returning faster than ever from this debilitating […]

Taking a Dive

Sports fans, what does flopping mean to you? On May 31st, Slugtalk had an in-depth discussion about flopping and its place in semi-contact sports such as basketball and soccer where unnecessary contact is often penalized in the form of fouls. If you’re new to the term flopping, it is essentially when a player intentionally falls […]

Slam Dunk, Da Funk

Winter is not only a time for hot cocoa and new year’s resolutions – it is a time for NBA basketball. The city of Santa Cruz is taking the NBA D-League by storm this winter with the Santa Cruz Warriors performing far beyond expectations and making league history.  Currently, the SC Warriors are number one […]

Santa Cruz Golden State Warriors

On November 2, 2012, the city of Santa Cruz made basketball history.  The Santa Cruz Warriors, the official D-League affiliate of the Golden State Warriors, made eight selections during the 2012 NBA D-League Draft, marking the first D-League draft in Santa Cruz history. The first-ever selection by the Santa Cruz Warriors was awarded to 6’4’’ […]