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A new coach and a new team

A new coach and a new team

Brenda Cervantes, Staff Writer
October 2, 2013
Filed under Sports

It may be Coach Mike Lowe’s first year being Head Coach Rio Hondo’s Men’s College Basketball team, but it sure isn’t his first time coaching. The retired High School Basketball coach from La Serna High School has made a name for himself in the past 35 seasons and being most proud of his consistency. In...

Mt. Sac beats Roadrunners 3-1 in four sets

Mt. Sac beats Roadrunners 3-1 in four sets

Miguel Corrales, Staff Writer
October 2, 2013
Filed under Sports

A bad start and a overwhelming Mt. Sac defense kept the Lady Roadrunners from getting a win with a 3-1 loss Wednesday night at Rio Hondo College. In the first set, Mt. Sac was the epitome of athletic perfection; they were focused and able to get a quick 3-0 lead. A big hit by Nicole Barrios helped...

Rio Hondo Men’s Soccer team works for a draw

Rio Hondo Men’s Soccer team works for a draw

Pablo Lopez, Staff Writer
October 2, 2013
Filed under Sports

The Roadrunners had to settle for a draw when they hosted Long Beach City College on Friday Sept 20. Rio Hondo went into this game with a 3-3-3 record coming off a double header in San Diego on Saturday where they were able to shut out Monterey Peninsula and get a 1-0 win with a goal by Miria Amisaraim...

Desired Victory

Desired Victory

Michelle Torres, Staff Writer
September 25, 2013
Filed under Sports

The Rio Hondo College women’s soccer team faced Moorpark College on Sept. 17. The afternoon was sunny but nevertheless the enthusiastic Roadrunners prepared for a victory against the Raiders. Under the hands of coaches Jennifer Tanaka-Hoshijo, Amanda Krukow, Will Lopez, Gil Sandoval and Marcos...

Expectations set high for basketball team

Brenda Cervantes, Staff Writer
September 18, 2013
Filed under Sports

Rio Hondo College Men’s basketball is around the corner. Tryouts have been taking place in the gym for the past couple of weeks as the Roadrunners gather up their team to prepare for the upcoming season in November. As tryouts have been going on, Coach Mike Lowe has been searching for players who me...

Roadrunners run well at Ventura

Ronnie Angel, Staff Writer
September 18, 2013
Filed under Sports

The Rio Hondo Cross Country team traveled to Arroyo Verde Park in Ventura on August 30 for the annual Ventura Invitational. Even though all of the women from the Rio Hondo team didn’t compete, the Lady Roadrunners were confident going into the tournament. Going against the top schools in Cal...

Come Support the Rio Hondo Women’s Soccer Team

David Loza, Editor in Chief
September 10, 2013
Filed under Sports

Come support the Rio Hondo College women's soccer team by buying discounted LA Galaxy tickets from the link below. The event will be held on Saturday Sept 21, on Hispanic Heritage Night at 7:30 PM at the StubHub center located on 18400 Avalon Blvd, in the city of Carson. Buy your special Rio Hondo...

Women’s Basketball Lady Roadrunners host event

David Loza, Staff Writer
July 25, 2013
Filed under Sports

The Women's Basketball Lady Roadrunners Club will host an evening filled with wine tasting, Hors d'oeuvres, a silent auction, raffles and prizes, and lots of entertainment on Saturday, September 21 at 4:00 p. m. The event will be held at Virginia Country Club, and you're invited! Entry is free, as...

MLB season ends early for Brewer Ryan Braun

MLB season ends early for Brewer Ryan Braun

Lauren Heffington, Staff Writer
July 23, 2013
Filed under Sports

Ryan Braun, outfielder for the Milwaukee Brewers has been suspended without pay for the rest of the season after being tested positive for performance-enhancing drugs. Braun, the 29-year-old Los Angeles native, is the first player from Major League Baseball to be suspended after having connection...

Tight ending for Aaron Hernandez’s career

Lauren Heffington, Staff Writer
July 1, 2013
Filed under Sports

Aaron Hernandez was charged on June 26 for the murder of semipro football player Odin Lloyd and five different gun chargers. Hernandez, who was once the star tight end for the New England Patriots, has faced a rough past couple of weeks and has plenty more to face. The trouble for Hernandez...

Rio wrestler on his way to Notre Dame

Joey Davis & Krystyn Bristol
July 1, 2013
Filed under Sports

Rio Hondo alumni Abel Avila was recently awarded a full scholarship to the division two university Notre Dame of Cleveland, Ohio. Avila's scholarship fully covers his participation in wrestling and academic courses. Avila graduated from Rio Hondo with a 3.4 GPA and a state title as part of the...

Will Lebron James’ second ring alter his future in Miami?

Will Lebron James’ second ring alter his future in Miami?

Francisco Reyes, Staff Writer
June 25, 2013
Filed under Sports, Top Stories

The confetti has been swept, the victory parade a thing of the past, and LeBron James is steadily cementing his legacy like it’s his God-given right. He’ll likely go on to win a few more championships, and then, all bets are off in comparing his final resume to Michael Jordan’s. But what now?...

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