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Athlete Shoutout: Issa Badawiya

By: Kevin Contreras What are your goals and expectations this year? “After a global pandemic that pretty much shut down everything we are used to, I feel grateful and pumped to be back on campus. My...

Highlander men’s soccer score big win over the Matadors

By: Kevin Contreras, Sports Editor Tension ran high on Wednesday night, Oct. 13 as UC Riverside’s men's soccer faced off against the Cal State University, Northridge team in an effort to advance in the...

UC Riverside women’s volleyball falls short against UC Santa Barbara

By: Hansel Chu, Assistant Sports Editor The UC Riverside women’s volleyball team suffered another defeat against UC Santa Barbara on Thursday night at the SRC Arena. Coming off of their sixth straight loss in conference...

Highlander Spotlight: Incoming transfers that will participate in UCR Athletics

By: Hansel Chu, Assistant Sports Editor and Kevin Contreras, Sports Editor With the 2020-21 UC Riverside athletic season officially wrapped up, we will spotlight some of the new athletes that are going to contribute to...

UC Riverside’s men’s basketball team gears up for another quarter

Kevin Contreras, Sports Editor Flynn Cameron, junior point guard “I feel great being back. Our team goal is to finish what we started last year. We continue to grow together each day … I expect...

Highlander Hot Takes: The biggest winners and losers of the 2021 NFL offseason

With the NFL waiting for the preseason to start, rosters on every NFL team are pretty much set in stone, with the exception of the Green Bay Packers and the Aaron Rodgers drama. There...

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...