Sunday, July 21, 2024
Kelvin Kiptum and his Gervais Hakizimana were killed in a car crash last Sunday as millions were watching the Super Bowl around the world. Members of the global athletics and the marathon running community have paid tribute and mourned the loss of an exceptional athlete in the infancy of his prime. Sebastian Coe, President of World Athletics, described the...
Going into this game, the Highlanders strung together an impressive two-game winning streak at home. The quick homestand featured an ESPN Top 10 worthy buzzer beater from graduate forward Kyle Owens against Cal State Bakersfield and a double-digit victory against top-seed UC Irvine. The back-to-back wins have lifted UC Riverside to a 5-8 conference record. While the Highlanders have...
On Feb. 11, Allegiant Stadium will host the San Francisco 49ers (12-5) and the defending champions Kansas City Chiefs (11-6) in Super Bowl LVIII. As an Oakland Raiders fan, the only thing I am looking forward to is the Super Bowl halftime show. Alas, even a lights-out performance from Usher won’t save me from the depths of despair. Like a...
Lewis Hamilton announced this past week that he would be leaving his seat at Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula 1 Team at the end of this upcoming season and driving for Ferrari starting in 2025. Often regarded as one of if not the greatest driver in the history of the sport alongside Michael Schumacher and the late Ayrton Senna, Hamilton...
The UC Riverside women’s basketball team defeated Cal State Northridge 70-46 Saturday night in the SRC Arena. Going into this ball game, the Highlanders won their past five of seven games but lost their previous two games. After losing a heartbreaking game to Long Beach State the game before, UCR looked to get back into the win column against...
Coming off the back of five straight wins, the Highlanders were looking to make it one more at home against the Tritons. Led by back-to-back Big West Player of the Week Jordan Webster, UCR’s offense was flying high. It seemed like the hot streak would continue against the jetlagged Tritons who were coming off their third straight loss at...
The UC Riverside men’s basketball team suffered their second-straight loss against Long Beach State Saturday afternoon in the SRC Arena. The Highlanders dropped their last contest against Long Beach State, 75-83, on Jan. 6 when they visited the Elbees on their home floor. UCR looked to get back into the win column after a heartbreaking 65-66 loss to UC...
The NBA announced the All-Star starters for the Eastern and Western Conferences this past week after returning to their traditional format of players representing their own conferences. The Eastern Conference starters include Giannis Antetokounmpo, Joel Embiid, Jayson Tatum, Tyrese Haliburton and Damian Lillard while the Western Conference starters include LeBron James, Kevin Durant, Nikola Jokic, Luka Doncic and Shai...
UC Riverside showcased an impressive performance on the basketball court, dominating their recent matchup with a remarkable display of skill and teamwork. The Highlanders were in top form, setting records and securing a convincing victory that left fans and spectators in awe. Right from the tip-off, UC Riverside demonstrated their prowess, sinking baskets with ease. The team's early success was...
After starting conference play with three straight losses, the Highlanders have bounced back from their early struggles. Wins against Long Beach State, Cal Poly and reigning champions Hawaii brought the Highlanders back to .500. In those victories, UCR has leaned heavily on the Big West Women’s Basketball Player of the Week, senior guard Jordan Webster. Webster’s leadership and abilities...