Saturday, July 20, 2024
  It’s been over seven years since UC Riverside’s track and field teams hosted a meet on their own home turf. A worn-out track and hazardous conditions have kept the program from competing on the historic UCR Track Stadium since 2004. During those seven years, numerous attempts were made to restore and remodel the damaged stadium, but only until recently...
The men’s tennis team opened the 2012 season at the SRC tennis courts on Wednesday afternoon and then traveled to San Diego on Sunday. The Highlanders hosted Nevada at the SRC tennis courts in the first fixture of the season. The Wolfpack proved to be too much for the Highlanders as they won all three points in doubles and...
RIO-SIDE I'll admit, it's kind of strange seeing UCR this high up in the Big West standings. I don't mean to criticize the team or anything like that, but it's not something I've been used to seeing, especially from a basketball team that suffers from offensive lapses at times.  It makes me wonder how long UCR can sustain its advantage...

David Who?

P-BHAK’S CORNER This weekend, David Beckham re-signed a deal with the Los Angeles Galaxy to play for two more seasons in the MLS league. So why was this news not a headline like the time when Beckham first arrived to the United States in superstar fashion? I understand if this recent news did not make the front cover of every news...
Last Wednesday, the UC Riverside men’s basketball team took a trip down to Cal State Fullerton. The Highlanders hoped to keep their hot winning streak alive maintain their position in the tough first-place battle with their conference opponent Long Beach State. The Titans shattered their hopes of a first-place seed and a 5-1 conference start as UCR now stands...
Roadrunners 72 - Highlanders 66 The Highlanders could not seal the deal on the road against non-Big West opponent CSU Bakersfield on Wednesday, Jan. 18. The defeat extended their losing streak to nine games.  The Highlanders fell to 2-16 in the season, while the Roadrunners improved to 4-18 for the season. Highlander Natasha Hadley led the team in points with...
Gauchos 63 – 43 Highlanders The women’s basketball team hit the road again for the second consecutive game. This time they travelled to Santa Barbara, where the Gauchos hosted the Highlanders at the Thunderdome. The Highlanders were still aching after the hard defeat against Cal Poly San Luis Obispo and were looking to get back on the winning track against...

M-V-P

RIO-SIDE During the closing minutes of Thursday night's overtime win against the UCSB Gauchos, Phil Martin approached the free-throw line to help his team seal the victory. As he performed his routine free-throw ritual, the enthusiastic crowd at the Student Recreation Center began chanting, "M-V-P! M-V-P! M-V-P!" To the casual fan, an MVP chant for the star player may not seem...
P-BHAK'S CORNER Endless sports articles have been written about the astounding success of Tim Tebow. Tebow has led his team, the Denver Broncos, to a playoff spot and a victory in the first round against the Pittsburgh Steelers. Tebow and his team may have lost against the New England Patriots, but Tebow is here to stay.He has been considered an...
Highlanders 60 - Mustangs 53 On Saturday, the UCR men’s basketball squad faced off against its Big West conference opponent Cal Poly. Cal Poly had its hands full with the UCR team who is now 4-1 after the victory over the Mustangs. This is the Highlanders best conference start, with a four game winning streak. UCR was able to withhold its...