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Saturday, June 12, 2021

Highlander Hot Take: A day of mixed emotions for the soccer world

Year by year, Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo and Barcelona’s Lionel Messi have proven why they are, by far, the two best players in the modern era of world soccer. This season however, Ronaldo seems...

Peyton Manning’s injury is a blessing in disguise

As always, the current NFL season has given us — fans and talking heads, alike — plenty to discuss and debate. Though, one question has remained a constant in the wave of media: Is...

Women’s basketball beats UC Santa Barbra, loses against Cal Poly

Jan. 31, 2013 Highlanders 45 - Gauchos 42 UC Riverside won its sixth game in a row Thursday, Jan. 31 against UC Santa Barbara, 45-42. The game was filled with good defense and poor offensive execution. Natasha...

UC Riverside loses their two games against USD and CSUN

The UC Riverside baseball team (8-19) had a chance to avenge their loss from earlier in the season against the University of San Diego (19-10) on March 5, when they were defeated by a...
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Falcons suffered a more painful Super Bowl collapse than the Seahawks

Any storybook comeback in sports must come at the peril of a team that gives up a monumental lead. Credit must be given where it’s due, and there’s no question that the Patriots played...

It’s never too early to look ahead

Title: It's never too early to look ahead By: Jon Hammond S.S.W The UCR 2015-16 athletic season has now come to an end. For some programs this season was defined by reaching new heights, the likes...

Women’s golf flies away with birdies for Breast Cancer tournament win

The women’s golf team opened their 2013 season with a solid, inspired win at their inaugural home event played at the Oak Quarry Golf Club, just a few miles away from UCR’s campus. The...

Three takeaways from Women’s basketball’s loss against Long Beach State

The UCR women’s basketball team (6-10) played against Long Beach State (4-10) on Thursday, Jan. 10 and were blown out by a near 20-point margin, 63-45. While watching the game I realized there were...

Women’s basketball displays next-player-up mentality

This past week, the UC Riverside women’s basketball team (15-11, 9-4) ousted UC Santa Barbara (12-14, 7-6) 73-69, thanks to third-year Michelle Curry’s career-high of 26 points, as well as fourth-year Rejane Verin putting...
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Return of the pigskin?

The title of “Undefeated since 1976” may be relinquished by UCR sooner rather than later. With the school expanding at a fervent pace, the time is ripe for the return of UCR football. Prior...