Sunday, July 14, 2024
The women’s track team had a historic performance in the first day of Big West competition on Friday, May 11. Seniors Taylor Fleming and Weslie Pearce both captured their second individual Big West Championships. Pearce received the championship for her performance in the 3000 meter steeplechase while Fleming earned it in the long jump competition. The two seniors became...
The 2018 World Cup in Russia is still months away, and some teams are still being put together. However, that’s not stopping The Highlander from breaking down every group to give you a comprehensive overview leading up to the first kickoff. Group F, Part I Sweden FIFA Ranking: 23 World Cup Appearances: 12 First Appearance: 1934 Last Appearance: 2014 Best result: Runners-up 1958 Coach: Janne Andersson (Swedish),...
There is one soccer team to watch in Los Angeles and I’m not talking about the LA Galaxy. It is the Los Angeles Football Club (LAFC). The LAFC are the newest team in the MLS, and for those of you scratching your heads over which team to call your Los Angeles team of choice, allow me to put your...
The UCR baseball team (19-30, 7-14) dropped the opener of a three-game conference series at UC Irvine (31-22, 12-9) on Friday, May 18, losing 12-2. The Anteaters grabbed a huge lead and scored nine runs in the first three innings of play, while the Highlanders struggled to get on the board, scoring their only two runs of the game in...
  Lionel Messi is the greatest player of all time. Argue about it all you want, but facts are facts. Being considered the greatest of all time takes a little more than just talent. In the world of soccer, especially at this time, impressive statistics don’t do much to make you stand out — let alone be considered the the...
The 2018 World Cup in Russia is still months away, and some teams are still being put together. However, that’s not stopping the Highlander from breaking down every group to give you a comprehensive overview leading up to the first kickoff. Group F, Part II Mexico FIFA Ranking: 15 World Cup Appearances: 15 First Appearance: 1930 Last Appearance: 2014 Best result: Quarter-finals, 1970, 1986 Coach: Juan...
The UCR softball team (36-22, 23-10) ended their season by participating in the second annual National Invitational Softball Championship (NISC) in Las Vegas, Nevada. This marks the first time UCR softball has made a Division I postseason appearance. The tournament featured eight teams that won 30 games or more throughout the regular season and six teams that finished in...
The 2018 World Cup in Russia is still months away, and some teams are still being put together. However, that’s not stopping The Highlander from breaking down every group to give you a comprehensive overview leading up to the first kickoff. Serbia FIFA Ranking: 35 World Cup Appearances: 1 First Appearance: 2010 Last Appearance: 2010 Best result: Group Stage Coach: Mladen Krstajic, Serbian (2017-present). Previously the...
Game one: UCR 2 - CSUF 3 The UC Riverside baseball team (18-28, 5-12) held a Big West opponent to three runs for the first time in nearly a month on Friday, May 11, but the Highlanders fell at Cal State Fullerton (27-20, 14-3), 3-2. Sophomore Connor Cannon homered for the third time in five games, leading the team with nine...
The UCR women’s tennis team finished their 2018 season on Friday, April 27 in the Big West Tournament quarterfinals in a 4-0 loss to UC Santa Barbara. Before that loss the team won its first tournament game since 2009 by defeating UC Irvine in the first round, 4-2. The Highlander caught up with women’s tennis Head Coach Mark Henry...