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Thursday, July 9, 2020

The NCAA shutdown will cause senior student-athletes at UC Riverside to reevalute their future

On Friday, March 13, the Big West Conference moved from indefinitely suspending to cancelling all spring conference and non-conference competition and championship events for the 2020 season. This announcement came the day...

Former WNBA All-Star Nicole Powell named UCR women’s basketball head coach

Courtesy of Big West On Monday, March 30, the UC Riverside women’s basketball team announced Nicole Powell as the new head coach for the women’s basketball team....

Highlander Archives: El Clasico 2017 cemented Messi’s position as best soccer player of the...

Courtesy of Wikimedia Commons Lionel Messi’s talent and fame is comparable only to that of Kobe Bryant. He is often considered the best soccer player in the world and...

UCR men’s basketball enjoyed a successful season of individual and team improvement before tournament...

Leo Yue /HIGHLANDER UCR’s men’s basketball team finished the season with a 17-15 record and a Big West Conference record of 7-9. As it stands with the postseason tournament...

Women’s basketball sees progress despite rough end to their season

Leo Yue /HIGHLANDER This year, the UC Riverside women’s basketball team saw a season in which they underachieved as a team in the win column. Despite the team lows,...

2020 NFL Draft: A look at the top prospects

Courtesy of Wikimedia Commons NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell announced last month that the NFL would cancel its 2020 in-person draft event and switch to a virtual setting. The...

Thoughts from a social distancing senior student-athlete

Courtesy of UCR Athletics Since the announcement of the NCAA shutdown, things have changed rapidly. On Tuesday, March 10, I was dancing in the rain with my teammates after...

The end of a dynasty: Brady’s departure from the Patriots will present a new...

Courtesy of Wikimedia Commons The beginnings of the 2020-2021 NFL season are unfolding like no other. With the continuing spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, the NFL arena...

Highlander Archives: The road to the Lakers’ 16th championship

Courtesy of Wikimedia Commons Going into the fourth quarter of Game 7 in the 2010 National Basketball Association (NBA) Finals, the Los Angeles Lakers had their work...

Classic NFL games to rewatch during the global pandemic

Courtesy of Wikimedia Commons As citizens across the country take shelter and self-isolate in observance of social distancing, streaming services are more lucrative now than ever. Sports leagues across...