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Matheas Lopez

Raider Sports Reporter

Matheas is a current senior at UCSD. He plans to go to college for sports journalism/communications. Matheas reminds you to get out and watch all of the UCSD sports!

KUCB's internship program is funded in part by the Alaska Broadcaster's Association.


  • In this episode of "Island Interviews," Coach Rainier Marquez sat down with KUCB's Raider Sports reporter Matheas Lopez to discuss how the wrestling tournament went. He also talked about a new wrestling organization called “Trey’s Takedown Shoes Initiative” that aims to help get more students involved in the sport by buying them new wrestling shoes.
  • The Unalaska Raiders basketball teams recently returned from their longest trip of the year, playing five games in five days. Teams competed in the Ninilchik Invitational Tournament followed by games against Unalakaleet and Lumen Christi.
  • The Unalaska Raider Wrestling team competed in their first matches of the season at the Throwdown in Snowtown Tournament in Valdez last month. At the two-day tournament, sophomore Cache Henning took second place in the 125-pound weight category. Henning competed against athletes from Houston and Cordova, before making his way to the finals, where he fell short of first place with a final score of 6 to 11.
  • The Unalaska Raiders kicked off their volleyball season with a strong start and a lot of fight, winning their first match in the Lumen Christi Spiketacular Tournament this week. The young athletes and their new head coach traveled to Anchorage to compete against six teams in the annual tournament.Joni Scott, the former head coach for the Unalaska cross country team, now leads the island’s volleyball team, which started playing tournament matches around 9 a.m. on Saturday and didn’t finish until nearly midnight that night.
  • Runners with the Unalaska Raiders boys’ and girls’ cross country teams qualified for the state championships earlier this month. Six students competed at the event in Palmer against more than 160 other runners in the Division 3 races.