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NBA Finals: Breaking down the newest rivalry saga

The NBA Finals are now underway and for the fourth straight season the Cleveland Cavaliers will be facing off against the Golden State Warriors. The Highlander’s sports section decided to break down whether sports...

Women’s basketball drops first two games to open season

The Highlanders kicked off their season with a tough road game Tuesday, Nov. 6 against the University of Southern California. Although Riverside had stretches in which they played well, the team was ultimately outplayed...

Men’s Basketball goes winless in disappointing week

  Just a week ago, the Highlanders (8-15, 2-5) downed the Cal Poly Mustangs (5-14, 1-5) in a dominating road victory, shooting 50 percent for the game and limiting Cal Poly to just 35 percent...

Highlander Hot Take: Signature shoes shouldn’t contribute to a player’s legacy

Don’t pretend as if you haven’t bought into this belief, we’ve all done it. Now, this isn’t some rant directly about consumer capitalism and how it affects the world around us. This is purely...

UCR baseball continues hot play against UNLV, loses series-opener against Long Beach

The UCR baseball team (16-28, 5-9) started their week with a game against the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (25-22, 12-12) on Tuesday, April 30. The Highlanders continued their streak of great play to...

UC Riverside’s women’s soccer team loses to UC Irvine in double overtime

On Thursday, Oct. 2, UC Riverside’s (2-8-1) women’s soccer team lost in a thrilling conference matchup against UC Irvine (2-9).  Both teams were scoreless in the regulation period but after two 10-minute overtime periods, UCI...

Women’s basketball snaps losing streak in nail-biter victory over CSU Bakersfield

The UC Riverside women’s basketball team (4-10) ended their non-conference play with a 53-52 win over CSU Bakersfield (8-5) on Thursday, Dec. 31 at 2 p.m at the SRC Arena. This win snapped a...

Men’s basketball goes 1-1 on the week after nail biting loss against Hawaii and...

Ryan Poon/HIGHLANDER On Thursday, Feb. 20, the Highlanders (14-14, 4-8) hosted the Hawaii Rainbow Wahine (15-10) on their home court in Riverside. UC Riverside battled until the end,...

Memorable sports moments depicted by the Highlander Staff

Memories of my first Lakers game with my uncle By: Jordan Hom, SSW Courtesy of Jeremy Lin via Instagram Jan. 2, 2015. That...

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...