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Saturday, May 27, 2017

Men’s baseball continues to struggle

UCR’s men’s baseball team (13-21, 2-9) played San Diego State University (28-11, 12-5) on Tuesday, April 18 at the Riverside Sports Complex. The Highlanders were looking to bounce back from a 7-4 loss against...

Doc Rivers is the most overrated coach in NBA history

Let’s clarify something first and foremost, being an overrated coach doesn’t necessarily mean that coach is bad. I personally still think Doc Rivers is a good coach, but shouldn’t be as highly lauded as...

Highlander’s 2017 NFL Draft Preview: Positional Breakdown

With the plethora of players and talent in this year’s NFL class and the questions at quarterback, analysts are all over the place in terms of draft position. We try to discern some of...

Softball goes even in pair of doubleheaders

The UCR women’s softball team (23-19, 5-6) dropped both games in a doubleheader with Cal State Bakersfield on Wednesday, April 19, but was able to rebound by winning both games of a doubleheader with...

Highlander NBA playoffs predictions

Jon Hammond, Senior Staff Writer and Christian May-Suzuki, Senior Staff Writer Western Conference Finals picks Jon: I have the Golden State Warriors returning to the Western Conference Finals this year, but I see them going up...

Men’s baseball breaks eight-game cold streak against Hawaii

The struggling UCR baseball team (13-18, 2-7) took on 24th-ranked University of San Diego (25-9, 12-3) on Tuesday, April 11 at the Riverside Sports Complex to try to end their six-game losing streak. The...

Women’s golf finishes fourth in Wyoming Cowgirl Classic

UC Riverside’s women's golf team took part in the Wyoming Cowgirl Classic in Goodyear, Arizona from Thursday, April 6 through Friday, April 7. The Highlanders were able to put together a solid performance which...

Baseball loses second game of three-game series vs. Long Beach State

The UC Riverside baseball team (12-15,1-5) dropped its second game of the team’s three-game Big West Conference series at #19 ranked Long Beach State (19-11,4-1), 11-4. Coming into the weekend as the highest scoring team...

The NBA MVP is not as Hard(en) as you think

It is almost a no-brainer to give the Most Valuable Player trophy to the Oklahoma City Thunder’s Russell Westbrook, who at 28 years old is averaging a triple-double this season. After the loss of...

The Highlander’s (way too early) 2018 NCAA Tournament favorites

After an NCAA Tournament full of questionable calls and questionable seedings, it is only fitting that we continue to question, and what better way to do that than to speculate on our favorites for...