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UCR men’s soccer wins award for academic excellence

UCR’s men’s soccer team has received the United Soccer Coaches Team Academic Award. This award contributes to their winning streak, as they won the most recent Big West tournament and ranked in the top...

Highlander Hot Take Big West resumes competitive sports in a safe and responsible manner

The Big West Conference has recently released the men and women’s basketball schedules for the upcoming 2020-21 season. The organization is taking all necessary steps in order to ensure the safety of all students,...

Big West announces that basketball competition will return for the 2020-21 season

On Wednesday, Oct. 21, the Big West Conference announced the 2020-21 conference schedules for men’s and women’s basketball teams. Athletics events, college or otherwise, were canceled amidst the coronavirus pandemic, and the future of...

Players and leagues across professional sports take a stand against racial injustices

It was Game Five between the Milwaukee Bucks and Orlando Magic. The winner moves onto round two of the Eastern Conference Finals and inches closer to potentially becoming NBA Finals champions. But as the...

Highlights from the 2020 NBA Finals

It has been 10 years since the Los Angeles Lakers have clinched the title of NBA Finals champions. This year, with the team in the hands of Lebron James and Anthony Davis, the two...

Former Highlanders pitcher Joe Kelly stays true to his roots throughout his time in...

Although several UCR intercollegiate teams are relatively new to competing at the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I level, several former Highlanders have gone on to become big names in the sports industry....

UCR considers eliminating athletics department and School of Public Policy in response to coronavirus...

Grappling with steep budget cuts, UCR’s Budget Advisory Committee (BAC) has suggested the elimination of the athletics department and the School of Public Policy (SPP) in a summary of recommendations to UCR Chancellor Kim...

UCR’s sports scene features Division I competition, club teams and intramurals

Whether you are a fitness junkie or not, sports are something that can help keep students in shape, distract them from in-class stresses that often plague university students and allow them to meet new...

Highlander Archives: Looking back at the decorated women’s golf tenure of Jakeishya Le

Jakeishya Le is one of the most decorated golfers in UCR history. Although she is no longer a student-athlete within the program, having graduated in 2019, her legacy on the golf course stands among...

Big West Conference Board of Directors issues statement announcing a phased in approach for...

The Big West Conference Board of Directors issued a statement on the phased in return to campus and competition of intercollegiate athletics regarding the upcoming fall 2020 athletic season. The statement, which was signed...