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Sunday, October 20, 2019

NBA Offseason: Speculation and Predictions

With the conclusion of the 2018-19 NBA season, the offseason is one of the hot topics to discuss. The Highlander sports section is here to discuss some of the big news and make predictions...

Several Highlanders make their professional debut

Two Highlanders from the baseball team will be moving onto the majors after being drafted into the MLB. Junior pitcher Connor Cannon and senior outfielder Dean Miller were both drafted on the third day...

NBA Finals Preview

The NBA Finals are officially underway with the Golden State Warriors taking on the Toronto Raptors. The Golden State Warriors are making their fifth consecutive trip to the NBA Finals. The Toronto Raptors are...

Highlander Hot Take: Kevin Durant won’t bolt in free agency

It’s been the hot topic of the 2018-19 NBA season: Kevin Durant’s impending free agency. Unfortunately, it’s not going away anytime soon, which is sad because everyone should really be focusing on the greatness of...

The Conference of Champions event celebrates the outstanding success of the student-athletes

The UC Riverside Celebration of Champions event was hosted on Wednesday, May 29 in downtown Riverside at City Hall’s Grier Pavilion. The event featured many of the student-athletes and coaches who were awarded Big...

Softball earns record number of Big West honors

There was a total of seven Highlanders awarded Big West Conference honors for the softball team, the most in UC Riverside program history. Junior infielder Danielle Ortega was named to the Big West first...

Highlanders earn rare victory against Oregon, but can’t slow down UC Irvine’s bats

It’s a victory as rare as they come for the Highlander baseball team (19-34, 7-14). On Monday, May 20, UCR defeated Oregon (27-27, 10-17) at home 3-1, their first victory over the Ducks since...

Highlander Hot Take: Cody Bellinger will win this season’s NL Most Valuable Player award

The Los Angeles Dodgers’ Cody Bellinger has been a hot topic this season. His fast and unbelievable start has already placed him at the forefront of the Most Valuable Player race this early in...

Junior Gilbert Chung and senior Kyle McCann honored after record-breaking season

After setting a new program record for wins this season, several of UCR’s men’s tennis players were bestowed with postseason honors. Senior Kyle McCann was named to the Big West All-Conference second team for...

Williams and Ober III represent UCR in NCAA Division I West Regional Championship Tournament

On Thursday, May 23, the NCAA Division I Track and Field West Regional Championships welcomed UCR’s own, sophomore Quinn Williams and freshman John Ober III. Williams competed in the 400-meter hurdle event while Ober...