81.1 F
Riverside, US
Friday, May 29, 2020

My life without sports

This time last year, I was headed to Santa Barbara to compete at the Big West Conference Track and Field Championships with my team. Now, almost two months after the NBA and NCAA suspended...

Future Highlanders commit to UCR Athletics

In trying times, one way to find comfort is to look toward the future; right now, UCR is looking toward the future by signing on new students to join the athletics program. This year,...

‘The Last Dance’: The psychology and mindset behind a flawed Michael Jordan

The previous episodes of “The Last Dance” dedicated much of the runtime to establishing the key figures involved in the story of Michael Jordan’s career. Episode five and six, however, shift their focus to...

Marina Ewodo signs pro contract with French team

On Monday, April 9, Highlander Athletics announced that senior forward Marina Ewodo signed a professional contract with Saint Amand Hainaut Basket in the professional French league (The Ligue Feminine de Basketball). Ewodo will join...

‘The Last Dance’: Overcoming adversity in the locker room and on the court

Although the series is a documentary in nature, episodes three and four of “The Last Dance” shifted slightly into a Hollywood arc, a narrative of the hero’s journey, with Michael Jordan at the helm...

WNBA Draft Recap – A bright future for women’s basketball

Courtesy of Sabrina Ionescu via Instagram The 2020 WNBA draft was conducted virtually for the first time in league history on Friday, April 17. Broadcast on ESPN for...

Memorable sports moments depicted by the Highlander Staff

Memories of my first Lakers game with my uncle By: Jordan Hom, SSW Courtesy of Jeremy Lin via Instagram Jan. 2, 2015. That...

Highlander Hot Take: Jalen Green’s G League Commitment means trouble for the NCAA

Courtesy of dfritzphotos via Instagram On Thursday, April 16, top California basketball senior Jalen Green took to Instagram live to announce his decision to skip college...

‘The Last Dance’ chronicles the turbulent togetherness of the ‘97- ‘98 Bulls Dynasty and...

Courtesy of mccarmona23 via Flickr With the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the sports world lives on with a noticeable void. Baseball would be in the beginning of its season, while...

Devin Booker of the Phoenix Suns dominates the NBA 2K Players Tournament

Courtesy of 2k Games On Saturday, April 11, the NBA 2K Players Tournament concluded after the two week long duration of the event. Broadcasted primarily through ESPN’s networks,...