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Highlander Spotlight: Women’s Basketball Head Coach Nicole Powell is ready to make her mark...

After many ups and downs this past season, the head coach of the women’s basketball team, Nicole Powell, is enjoying her time at home with her family and 11-month old baby. This past season...

UCR baseball loses a tough one against Cal Baptist University

The UC Riverside baseball team lost 5-4 against Cal Baptist University in which the Highlanders found themselves trying to climb back on top throughout the whole game. Going into this, UCR had a 13-game...

UCR baseball ends their season against California Baptist University in the Crosstown Showdown

Kevin Contreras, Assistant Sports Editor The 2021 regular season ended this past weekend for the UCR baseball team. They ended this year’s chapter by playing against a familiar team and rival, California Baptist University,...

Highlander Hot Take: The Brooklyn Nets will win their first NBA championship this year

Kyle Penix, CW Well, it’s happened before — sort of. The Nets franchise — then called the New York Nets, won two American Basketball Association titles in 1974 and 1976 led by legend Julius Erving...

UCR’s baseball team fall to UC Santa Barbara

Kevin Contreras, Assistant Sports Editor UCR’s baseball team began their four-game series against UC Santa Barbara this Friday evening, May 21, taking place under the Riverside sunset in the Riverside Sports Complex. Redshirt freshman pitcher...

Highlander Hot Take: The Philadelphia 76ers will defeat the Nets in the Eastern Conference...

Hansel Chu, SW With the 2021 NBA Playoffs officially underway, the road to the championship has been taken to a whole other level. This NBA season has arguably the most parity it has had in...

UCR women’s track and field concludes season at Big West Championships

The UCR’s women’s track and field teams’s season came to an end at the Big West Championships on Saturday, May 15. The tournament was hosted by UC Irvine and spanned three days, beginning Thursday,...

UCR Men’s Track and Field struggle in Big West Championship

The UCR men’s track and field team participated in the Big West Championship hosted by UC Irvine. The event began at 10 a.m. on Thursday, May 12, and ended on Saturday, May 15, at...

Highlander Spotlight: Wesley Mallette nears the first 100 days in athletics director position

On a cold winter New Year’s morning in New Jersey, 12-year-old Wesley Mallette was in the living room with his mother and siblings watching the Rose Bowl. Young Mallette was captivated by what he...

Chancellor Wilcox announces the decision to keep UCR Athletics

The domino effect of the COVID-19 pandemic was observed at UCR in September of last year when the Budget Advisory Committee suggested that athletics be cut in order to balance out the negative financial...