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Rio softball team endures five- game losing streak

Rio softball team endures five- game losing streak

Crystian Mendoza, Sports Editor
March 15, 2017
Filed under Sports

The Rio Hondo College softball team has gone through a tough five consecutive losses, most recently falling out against San Diego City College Mar. 10 dropping their overall record to 6-12 overall and 0-2 in conference as the team continues to try to snap out of their losing streak. During Rio Hondo’s...

UCLA heads into March Madness Riding Lonzo Ball’s Success

Jonathan Manjarrez, Staff Writer
March 14, 2017
Filed under Sports

The second official week of March for many people marks the time when daylight savings makes it necessary that everyone double checks all their clocks, but to college basketball fans it marks the release of NCAA Tournament brackets better known as March Madness. The most enthusiastic fans after se...

Clippers travel to Utah to face Jazz in potential playoff matchup

Clippers travel to Utah to face Jazz in potential playoff matchup

Ramon Alvarado, Staff Writer
March 14, 2017
Filed under Sports

The Los Angeles Clippers will visit Utah tonight, March 13, to take on the Jazz at six pm. The game could end up having a huge impact on playoff seeding. Utah (41-25) currently has a one-game lead over the Clippers (40-26) for the fourth-seed in the Western Conference. Since Chris Paul has returned...

Lakers handed eighth straight loss; better their chances of landing number one pick

Lakers handed eighth straight loss; better their chances of landing number one pick

Ramon Alvarado, Staff Writer
March 8, 2017
Filed under Sports

The Los Angeles Lakers visited the Dallas Mavericks on Tuesday, March 7, for a regular season matchup between two teams trending in different directions. The Mavericks got the win over the Lakers with a score of 122-111. The win gave the Mavericks their fifth win in their last six games; while the Lakers...

New England Patriots Win Super Bowl LI With Epic Comeback

New England Patriots Win Super Bowl LI With Epic Comeback

Ramon Alvarado
February 8, 2017
Filed under Sports

What a game! The Atlanta Falcons came storming out of the gate in the first half of Super Bowl LI in Houston, Texas on Sunday night. They jumped out to an early 21-0 lead and led at halftime 21-3. But it was a tale of two halves, as the Falcons fell apart and paved the way for a Tom Brady comeback. The...

New England Patriots Martellus Bennett and Devin McCourty skipping White House visit

New England Patriots Martellus Bennett and Devin McCourty skipping White House visit

Jonathan Manjarrez, Reporter
February 7, 2017
Filed under Sports

The pinnacle of the NFL season was held at NRG stadium in Houston, Texas where the New England Patriots came back against the Atlanta Falcons to win Super Bowl XLI. Media coverage was centered around Tom Brady and Bill Belichick cementing themselves among football greats, but it was a backup tight end...

Los Angeles Lakers Survive 4th Quarter Shootout with Denver Nuggets

Los Angeles Lakers Survive 4th Quarter Shootout with Denver Nuggets

Ramon Alvarado, Reporter
February 2, 2017
Filed under Sports

After losing three straight road games last week, the Los Angeles Lakers were able to bounce back against the Denver Nuggets Tuesday night. The Staples Center crowd in attendance Tuesday night were treated to an exciting fourth quarter that saw the Lakers and Nuggets score a combined 79 points. The Lakers...

Rams’ number one pick Jared Goff to get first start against the Miami Dolphins

Rams’ number one pick Jared Goff to get first start against the Miami Dolphins

Ramon Alvarado, Staff Writer
November 21, 2016
Filed under Sports

After getting no playing time in the first nine games of the season, the Rams have finally decided to start their number one overall pick, Jared Goff. Goff, who had a brilliant career at the collegiate level, will get the chance to showcase his skills for the first time in the pros this Sunday when th...

Roadrunners men’s soccer team struggles against Mt. San Antonio College Mounties, losing 1- 0

Roadrunners men’s soccer team struggles against Mt. San Antonio College Mounties, losing 1- 0

Victor Lozano, Staff Writer
November 21, 2016
Filed under Sports

Struggling throughout the entire season, the men’s soccer team at Rio Hondo College had only one thing in mind and it was to finish off their last game at home against the South Coast Conference leading team, Mt. San Antonio College. Mt. SAC has been nothing less than spectacular this season comin...

Rio Hondo College men’s basketball team lsoe to Mira Costa College 81- 70

Rio Hondo College men’s basketball team lsoe to Mira Costa College 81- 70

Victor Lozano, Staff Writer
November 21, 2016
Filed under Sports

After the Rio Hondo men’s basketball participated in the Miramar Tournament to start their new 2016-2017 season, the Roadrunners played at home for the first time this season to take on MiraCosta College. The tournament, which took place Nov. 3-5 at San Diego Miramar College, saw Rio Hondo match ...

Rio Hondo College women’s soccer team crowned South Coast Conference North Division champions

Rio Hondo College women’s soccer team crowned South Coast Conference North Division champions

Crystian Mendoza, Sports Editor
November 21, 2016
Filed under Sports

After an impressive season with an overall record of 13-1-5, the Rio Hondo College women’s soccer team, led by Head Coach Jennifer Tanaka, was named the 2016 Southern California South Coast Conference North Division champions. The Lady Roadrunners went undefeated in the conference, getting a record o...

Rams involved in another defensive battle as they narrowly edge out the Jets in New York

Rams involved in another defensive battle as they narrowly edge out the Jets in New York

Ramon Alvarado, Staff Writer
November 15, 2016
Filed under Sports

The Los Angeles Rams traveled to New York this past Sunday to take on the struggling Jets. Both the Rams and Jets have outstanding defensive squads and they were both on display at MetLife Stadium. The Rams’ Alec Ogletree picked off a pass from rookie quarterback Bryce Petty to secure the 9-6 victory...

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