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Saturday, August 17, 2019

Highlander Hot Take: Kevin Durant won’t bolt in free agency

It’s been the hot topic of the 2018-19 NBA season: Kevin Durant’s impending free agency. Unfortunately, it’s not going away anytime soon, which is sad because everyone should really be focusing on the greatness of...

The Conference of Champions event celebrates the outstanding success of the student-athletes

The UC Riverside Celebration of Champions event was hosted on Wednesday, May 29 in downtown Riverside at City Hall’s Grier Pavilion. The event featured many of the student-athletes and coaches who were awarded Big...

Softball earns record number of Big West honors

There was a total of seven Highlanders awarded Big West Conference honors for the softball team, the most in UC Riverside program history. Junior infielder Danielle Ortega was named to the Big West first...

Highlanders earn rare victory against Oregon, but can’t slow down UC Irvine’s bats

It’s a victory as rare as they come for the Highlander baseball team (19-34, 7-14). On Monday, May 20, UCR defeated Oregon (27-27, 10-17) at home 3-1, their first victory over the Ducks since...

Highlander Hot Take: Cody Bellinger will win this season’s NL Most Valuable Player award

The Los Angeles Dodgers’ Cody Bellinger has been a hot topic this season. His fast and unbelievable start has already placed him at the forefront of the Most Valuable Player race this early in...

Junior Gilbert Chung and senior Kyle McCann honored after record-breaking season

After setting a new program record for wins this season, several of UCR’s men’s tennis players were bestowed with postseason honors. Senior Kyle McCann was named to the Big West All-Conference second team for...

Williams and Ober III represent UCR in NCAA Division I West Regional Championship Tournament

On Thursday, May 23, the NCAA Division I Track and Field West Regional Championships welcomed UCR’s own, sophomore Quinn Williams and freshman John Ober III. Williams competed in the 400-meter hurdle event while Ober...

Softball’s postseason run comes to an abrupt end

This wasn’t the ending the Highlander softball team had in mind to conclude the season. After finishing the regular season with a 26-25, 8-13 record, the Highlanders competed in the NISC Championship tournament in...

Save your breath: Le’Veon Bell’s time with the Jets will come and go

History tells us that star running backs begin to decline when they join their second team. Le’Veon Bell was a part of arguably the league's most dynamic trifecta, a group that consisted of Bell,...

UCR baseball loses to GCU and Cal Poly, despite record-breaking home run from Connor...

UC Riverside (17-33, 6-13) faced off against Grand Canyon University (32-20, 18-9) on Tuesday, May 14, losing by a score of 10-7. Junior first baseman Connor Cannon has been on a home run tear...