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UC Davis Softball Scholars

UC Davis Softball Scholars

My name is Paulo Camacho, and this is Macho Sports. When one thinks of the English Department, perhaps the stereotypical English professor comes to mind: a distinguished gray-haired, mustachioed gentleman, with his sweater vest, khaki pants and wire-rimmed spectacles. Maybe it is the constant essays, grammar exercises and aptitude tests one had to take when […]

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En Garde!

En Garde!

My name is Paulo Camacho, and this is Macho Sports. It is a sport primarily known for two things: 1) While not popular in the mainstream, it is most often known as an Olympic sport; and 2) It is more widely known in the mainstream as action fodder for movies like “Pirates of the Caribbean,” […]

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The Art of The Davis Judoka

The Art of The Davis Judoka

My name is Paulo Camacho, and this is Macho Sports. It is held three nights a week in the second floor of the UC Davis Activities and Recreational Center. Random walkers-by could take one look at the events taking place in the martial arts room, and have little comprehension as to what was going on. […]

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SF World Series Retrospective

SF World Series Retrospective

My name is Paulo Camacho, and this is Macho Sports. The 2011 Major League Baseball season has only begun, but the buzz over the area’s revered local team, the San Francisco Giants, is still as loud as ever. For the first time in the city’s history, the Giants come into the new season as the […]

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UCD & The NCAA Tournament

UCD & The NCAA Tournament

My name is Paulo Camacho, and this is Macho Sports. For most people, Monday, March 14 was probably another ordinary day – just another Monday in a long line of routine Mondays. For students at UC Davis, it was the last day of instruction, with Finals Week for the Winter quarter looming. But, for one […]

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Centre Court Starlets, Pt. II

Centre Court Starlets, Pt. II

My name is Paulo Camacho, and this is Macho Sports. March 4th, 2011. The UC Davis Women’s Tennis Team was set to face off against the UOP Tigers. It was an especially cloudy day, with no real threat of a rain-out. That didn’t bode well for the Tigers – after all, at 3-4, and facing […]

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