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Boston Celtics Shock Cavaliers in Game Three in Cleveland

Boston Celtics Shock Cavaliers in Game Three in Cleveland

Ramon Alvarado, Staff Writer
May 23, 2017
Filed under Sports

After losing their star player and the first two games of the series on their home court, it looked like the Boston Celtics would surely get swept by the Cleveland Cavaliers. The Celtics showed the fight of an Irishman, however, and stole game three at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, 111-108. With...

Golden State Warriors Dominate Game Two of Western Conference Finals

Golden State Warriors Dominate Game Two of Western Conference Finals

Ramon Alvarado, Staff Writer
May 23, 2017
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The Golden State Warriors jumped ahead of the San Antonio Spurs early on in game two and never looked back. Golden State had Oracle Arena roaring as they easily defeated the Spurs, 136-100. Kawhi Leonard was, without a doubt, missed by San Antonio in their second game at Oracle. The Spurs defense...

Kawhi Leonard of the Spurs to Miss Game Two of Western Conference Finals

Kawhi Leonard of the Spurs to Miss Game Two of Western Conference Finals

Ramon Alvarado, Staff Writer
May 17, 2017
Filed under Sports

For two- and- a- half quarters of their game one Western Conference Finals matchup in Golden State, the San Antonio Spurs dominated the Warriors. The Spurs were propelled by the outstanding play of Kawhi Leonard on the offensive and defensive end. Leonard aggravated a prior ankle injury midway through...

Defending Champions Real Madrid Will Face Juventus in The UEFA Champions League Finale in Cardiff, Wales

Crystian Mendoza, Sports Editor
May 16, 2017
Filed under Sports

Real Madrid had a comfortable lead going into the second-leg of the semi-finals against Atletico Madrid, but now traveling away from home to the Estadio Vicente Calderon, Real Madrid would have to stop Atletico’s attack by any means necessary in order to secure a spot in the finale June 3. Crist...

Carleigh Cruz and Paula Alferez sign National Letter of Intent to Hope International University

Carleigh Cruz and Paula Alferez sign National Letter of Intent to Hope International University

Crystian Mendoza, Sports Editor
May 16, 2017
Filed under Sports

After formerly committing to Hope International University April 20, both Carleigh Cruz and Paula Alferez of the Rio Hondo College Beach Volleyball team officially signed their National Letters of Intent May 11 to play volleyball in Fullerton next fall where they will continue their studies while pl...

RHC Women’s Soccer bid farewell to sophomores

RHC Women’s Soccer bid farewell to sophomores

Crystian Mendoza, Sports Editor
May 16, 2017
Filed under Sports

The Rio Hondo College women’s soccer team had their annual sophomore farewell and signing party, May 4, as the Lady Roadrunners said their goodbyes while sharing their experience playing for Rio Hondo as well as giving advice to the incoming group of student-athletes. Of those sophomores, Melissa Go...

Lonzo Ball’s ‘Big Balla Brand’ releases $495 ZO2 signature shoe

Adam Calleja, Staff Writer
May 16, 2017
Filed under Sports

“What kid do you know at 19 years old could make his own shoe the way he wants it, how he wants it to feel, it’s a dream come true for me,” said Lonzo Ball in an interview on ESPN, with Ramona Shelburne following the reveal of his new signature shoe the ZO2. The former UCLA point guard is expected to...

Kevin Durant’s 38 points lifts Golden State Warriors against the Utah Jazz in conference semi- finals

Victor Lozano, Staff Writer
May 16, 2017
Filed under Sports

Not even a change of scenery to Salt Lake City could give the Utah Jazz a chance to get back in the series, losing Game 3 of the Western Conference Semifinals to the Golden State Warriors, 102-91. As the Jazz trailed 2-0 coming home, it was a must win game to stay alive against the best team in th...

Dodgers Go Extra Innings Against the Pirates

Jonathan Manjarrez, Staff Writer
May 15, 2017
Filed under Sports

Yesterday in Chavez Ravine had fans of the Dodgers and Pirates staying longer than expected when the Dodgers needed extra innings to finish off the Pirates. The Dodgers needed extra innings and to expend every position player possible to beat the Pirates last night. Starting pitcher, Julio Urias,...

Boston Celtics’ Isaiah Thomas Scores 53 on Late Sister’s Birthday

Boston Celtics’ Isaiah Thomas Scores 53 on Late Sister’s Birthday

Ramon Alvarado, Staff Writer
May 3, 2017
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After his sister, Chyna Thomas, passed away in a terrible car accident last month, Boston Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas said he "wanted to give up and quit." There was no quit in his game against the Washington Wizards Tuesday night, though. On what would have been his late sister's 23 birthday, Thomas...

Roadrunners baseball team lose opening game of series against Chaffey College

Roadrunners baseball team lose opening game of series against Chaffey College

Crystian Mendoza, Sports Editor
May 2, 2017
Filed under Sports

Rio Hondo College’s baseball team hosted Chaffey College April 25 for the first game of a three-game series as the Roadrunners closed out their conference play. After snapping El Camino’s 25 game winning streak  with back to back wins April 18 and April 20, Rio Hondo looked to keep up the momentum ...

Rio Hondo’s Baseball Team Defeats Chaffey College in Final Game of the Series and Season

Crystian Mendoza, Sports Editor
May 2, 2017
Filed under Sports

Another high scoring game between Rio Hondo College and Chaffey College saw the Roadrunners beat the Panthers in their final home game of the season April 28. Rio Hondo closed out their season with an overall record of 19-17 and an 11-11 record in conference play. The Roadrunners opened the scoreboard in the...

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