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Kershaw powers Dodgers to 1-0 victory over Cubs; series now shifts to Los Angeles all tied up

Kershaw powers Dodgers to 1-0 victory over Cubs; series now shifts to Los Angeles all tied up

Ramon Alvarado, Staff Writer
October 17
Filed under Sports

After losing game 1 of the NLCS to the Cubs due to a late pitching collapse, the Dodgers’ Clayton Kershaw pitched a shutout Sunday night at Wrigley Field in Chicago. The shutout powered the Dodgers to a 1-0 victory and the Boys in Blue have now tied up the series with the Cubbies at 1-1.  The serie...

Dodgers rally late to beat Nationals; now face the Cubs for a spot in the World Series

Dodgers rally late to beat Nationals; now face the Cubs for a spot in the World Series

Ramon Alvarado, Staff Writer
October 17
Filed under Sports

The Dodgers and Nationals fought for a spot in the NLCS Thursday night at Nationals Park in Washington. The game got off to a slow start but picked up in the seventh inning. The end of the game provided plenty of action for those in attendance and those watching. After a late rally, the Dodgers were ...

Dodgers escape elimination from the MLB postseason with a victory over the Nationals

Dodgers escape elimination from the MLB postseason with a victory over the Nationals

Ramon Alvarado, Staff Writer
October 13
Filed under Sports

The MLB postseason has produced plenty of close and exciting games in its first two rounds. The Dodgers and Nationals added another one to the list Tuesday afternoon when they battled out game four of the NLDS at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles. The Dodgers were able to escape elimination with a 6-5 v...

RHC men’s water polo team get first win

RHC men’s water polo team get first win

Crystian Mendoza, Sports Editor
October 5
Filed under Sports

The Rio Hondo Men’s water polo team has finally gotten their first win of the season against Los Angeles Trade-Tech College Sept. 28. The men's water polo team won by a score of 17-11, with Kent Mertins scoring a whopping four goals to help Rio Hondo get their first win of the season. The Roadru...

Rio women’s basketball shows promise in Fall Showcase

Rio women’s basketball shows promise in Fall Showcase

Adam Calleja, Staff Writer
October 5
Filed under Sports

The Rio Hondo women’s basketball team showed promising potential as they competed in a Fall Showcase at Ventura College preparing for the upcoming season. The Roadrunners went 3-1 on the weekend with impressive wins over Foothill College, San Diego City College and Antelope Valley College. The Roadrunn...

Blue Jays need extra innings to defeat Orioles in the first game of the MLB postseason

Blue Jays need extra innings to defeat Orioles in the first game of the MLB postseason

Ramon Alvarado, Staff Writer
October 5
Filed under Sports

The AL Wild Card game between the Orioles and Blue Jays was last night and the MLB postseason is now officially underway. It was a cool, clear night at the Rogers Centre in Toronto and it provided the perfect setting for a win-or-go-home baseball game. The two participants in this year’s first po...

Dodgers with Full Head of Steam, Gearing Up for Postseason

Dodgers with Full Head of Steam, Gearing Up for Postseason

Cain Hernandez, Staff Writer
September 29
Filed under Sports

For the fourth year in a row, the Los Angeles Dodgers won the National League West division in Major League Baseball. The Dodgers hope the fourth time is the charm in the playoffs. The last three years, Los Angeles has been bounced out early, only making it to the National League Championship series...

Men’s Soccer gets wins against Irvine Valley and San Bernardino College

Men’s Soccer gets wins against Irvine Valley and San Bernardino College

Crystian Mendoza, Sports Editor
September 28
Filed under Sports

The Rio Hondo College men’s soccer team hosted Irvine Valley College Sept. 13 in what was a very even matchup, ultimately ending with Rio Hondo winning the game 3-2 after a stellar performance by Jesus Garcia. The Roadrunner’s found themselves a goal behind early on after Connor Elder got on the ...

MLB pitcher Jose Fernandez tragically passes away at age 24

MLB pitcher Jose Fernandez tragically passes away at age 24

Ramon Alvarado, Staff Writer
September 26
Filed under Sports

The MLB, and sporting world as a whole, was in sorrow yesterday when news that 24-year-old star pitcher, Jose Fernandez, passed away in a boating accident. Fernandez and two of his friends were cruising Miami Beach in his boat late Saturday night when it suddenly hit a jetty, causing the boat to flip...

Rams head to Tampa Bay for second road game of the season

Rams head to Tampa Bay for second road game of the season

Ramon Alvarado, Staff Writer
September 21
Filed under Sports

The Los Angeles Rams are riding high after their home win against their division rival, the Seattle Seahawks. They now travel to Tampa Bay this Sunday where they will play their second road game of the season. The Rams will have to play better than they did during their first road game, in which they ...

First regular season game back in LA turns out to be a defensive showcase for Rams

Ramon Alvarado, Staff Writer
September 21
Filed under Sports

It was a hot, sunny Sunday yesterday in Los Angeles as the Rams hosted the Seattle Seahawks in the first NFL game back at the Los Angeles Coliseum since 1994. The weather conditions provided a perfect setting for the two offenses to go out and put some points on the board… but that wasn’t the case. The...

Rio Hondo Women’s Soccer dominate in 6-0 win over Fullerton College

Rio Hondo Women’s Soccer dominate in 6-0 win over Fullerton College

Victor Lozano, Staff Writer
September 19
Filed under Sports

The Rio Hondo Women’s Soccer team (2-0-2) earned their first shutout win at home this season, winning 6-0 in a non-conference game against the Lady Hornets from Fullerton College. Coming into the game, the Lady Roadrunners had a 1-0-2 record with their first two games coming in the Nike Soccer Co...

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