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UCR women’s basketball lose their second game against UC Irvine

On Saturday, Jan. 9, the UCR women’s basketball team faced off against UC Irvine (UCI) for the second time in the same weekend. Unfortunately, despite their valiant efforts in the final minutes of the...

UCR men’s basketball lose first home game against University of Hawaii

The UCR men’s basketball team took their second loss of the season in a high-scoring 88-83 game at home against the University of Hawaii on Jan. 8. The Highlanders committed 15 turnovers, which proved...

UCR men’s basketball get their first victory of the season

On Tuesday, Dec.1, Head Coach Mike Magpayo was greeted by a loud and rowdy locker room. The athletes on his team doused him in water to celebrate the history he had just made. Coach...

Sports Spotlight: Men’s basketball Head Coach Mike Magpayo

Coach Mike Magpayo is the head coach for the UCR men's basketball team. Hailing from Hacienda Heights, he was named the head coach on July 1 of this year and has already been making...

Diego Maradona passes away at 60 years old

It was a beautiful sunny day in the world-renowned stadium, Estadio Azteca, in Mexico City. A stadium full of fans let out a loud deafening roar. The 1986 World Cup was in the quarter-final...

UCR loses against University of Pacific

Basketball returned to UCR on Wednesday, Nov. 25 as the UCR Highlanders faced the University of Pacific Tigers in Stockton. After much uncertainty on whether college teams would be allowed to resume gameplay, UCR...

This Week in Sports UCR men’s soccer win their first Big West Title

Two years ago on Nov. 10, the UCR men’s soccer team made history by winning their first Big West title in the history of the program. After suffering through a disappointing season, with an...

Hot Take: Houston needs to go back to the drawing board to create a...

Russell Westbrook, the current point guard for the Houston Rockets, has requested to be traded and is looking to leave the team in search of a more agreeable environment. Westbrook came to the decision...

A rerun of Brenda Martinez’s spectacular track and field career

Brenda Martinez was one of UCR’s most prominent and outstanding athletes in its track and field history. Martinez graduated from UCR with a bachelor’s degree in sociology in 2010; though she is no longer...

Cannabis use in sports: cheating or a solution?

The cannabis industry has been on a steady incline over that last few years. With the most recent election, it is becoming increasingly popular due to its new legalization in different states. It has...