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Monday, July 15, 2019

Women’s tennis drops conference matchup against UCSB, 7-0

UCR women’s tennis team (5-9, 0-4) matched up against conference opponent and number one seed UC Santa Barbara (9-6, 3-0) on Thursday, April 4. The match was especially significant because the Highlanders only have...

UC Riverside loses their two games against USD and CSUN

The UC Riverside baseball team (8-19) had a chance to avenge their loss from earlier in the season against the University of San Diego (19-10) on March 5, when they were defeated by a...

Highlander Hot Take: Why NBA must hold officials responsible

NBA officials, like in many other sports leagues, are constantly under scrutiny by fans and the media. Officiating nowadays seems to be getting worse as the league makes changes to rules and interpretations of...

Men’s tennis can’t keep win streak going, loses conference-opener against UC Irvine 6-1

The men’s tennis team (17-11, 0-1) opened up conference play on Friday, April 5 against UC Irvine (12-5,1-1). The team had been on quite a roll recently, winning four straight and six of their...

Women’s basketball falls to Hawaii in Big West Semifinal

UCR’s women’s basketball team (17-15, 10-6) played their final game of the Big West Tournament in a close matchup against number two seed Hawaii (15-16, 10-6) on Friday, March 15. The game was within...

Highlander Hot Take: the NBA awards will be dominated by international players

In today’s NBA, there are currently over 100 international players from 42 different countries. It is likely that most of the NBA awards will be won by international players, which goes to show how...

Men’s tennis sets single season wins record

The men’s tennis team (17-10)  had a very busy week in which they played nine games and had a chance to break the record for most wins in a single season. At the time...

Baseball’s pitching staff struggles in sweep against UNLV, loss to UC Davis

For many teams, scoring seven runs is often enough to win many baseball games. Pitching, however, is the other half of the winning equation, and the Highlanders (7-16, 0-1) baseball team’s pitching staff was rocked...

Track and field places at Bob Larsen Distance Carnival

It was an eventful day for UC Riverside’s track and field team as they were in Los Angeles at the UCLA Bob Larsen Distance Carnival. For the women’s open 5,000 meters run, freshman Vanessa Gracian...

Men’s Basketball gets shut down by UCI in Quarterfinal of Big West Tournament

The UCR men’s basketball team (10-23) ended their season with a 66-43 loss to No. 1 seeded UC Irvine (28-5) in the quarterfinals of the Big West Tournament on Thursday, March 14. The eighth-seeded...