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Men’s Soccer Defeats Orange Coast College

Men’s Soccer Defeats Orange Coast College

Crystian Mendoza, Sports Editor
September 15
Filed under Sports

Rio Hondo College men’s soccer team hosted Orange Coast College on Sep. 7 for a non-conference game, winning 2-0 against their opponents. The game started off slowly, as both teams were trying to find their rhythm with their passing and control of the ball. The first half ended tied at 0-0 with...

Rio Hondo Sports Programs Join New Conference

Rio Hondo Sports Programs Join New Conference

Adam Calleja, Staff Writer
September 15
Filed under Sports

Each Rio Hondo College sports program will join a new conference for the 2016-2017 school year. Rio Hondo will no longer be a member of the Foothill Conference and is now a member of the South Coast Conference. In most sports, it is a larger competitive and more competitive conference compared to...

Rams less than stellar in first game since returning to Los Angeles

Rams less than stellar in first game since returning to Los Angeles

Ramon Alvarado, Staff Writer
September 15
Filed under Sports

The Rams craze was off the charts when it was announced that they’d return to Los Angeles after being in St Louis for 20 years. On Monday night, they finally played their first regular season game, and lets just say they have to do a little better to get the city behind them. They failed to score...

Kershaw roughed up in first game back from injury

Kershaw roughed up in first game back from injury

Ramon Alvarado, Staff Writer
September 15
Filed under Sports

Jose Fernandez and co. spoiled Clayton Kershaw’s return on Friday night as the Marlins cruised past the Dodgers for a 4-1 victory. Kershaw played in his first game since June and it wasn’t hard to tell. He only pitched three full innings at the ballpark in Miami before getting pulled by Dodgers’...

Alabama dominates USC in opening weekend of College Football, 52-6

Alabama dominates USC in opening weekend of College Football, 52-6

Cain Hernandez, Staff Writer
September 15
Filed under Sports

In the highly anticipated matchup between two of the best college football programs in history, the Crimson Tide of Alabama destroyed the USC Trojans by a score of 52 - 6. Nick Saban, Alabama head coach, had the Crimson Tide firing on all cylinders on Saturday. Freshman quarterback, Jalen Hurts, went...

RHC Women’s Water Polo suffer defeat in opening conference vs. Cerritos

RHC Women’s Water Polo suffer defeat in opening conference vs. Cerritos

Crystian Mendoza, Sports Editor
September 14
Filed under Sports

The Rio Hondo College women’s water polo team faced Cerritos College this past Sep. 7 for their first South Coast Conference match of the season. Head coach Todd Lim and assistant coach Uriel Villa had a quick pep talk with the team before the match started, letting them know what to expect from t...

Softball team loses playoff game against Ventura College

Softball team loses playoff game against Ventura College

Victor Lozano, Staff Writer
May 13
Filed under Sports

After riding a wave of victories, the Rio Hondo Softball team saw its 2016 season come to an end after losing to Ventura College in the Southern California Regional playoffs first round, 4-3. The game was played on May 2 and 15th seeded Ventura hosted the 18th seeded Rio Hondo and by the end of the...

Baseball team eliminated from So-Cal Regional playoffs by Golden West College

Baseball team eliminated from So-Cal Regional playoffs by Golden West College

Michael Mendoza, Staff Writer
May 12
Filed under Sports

The Rio Hondo men’s baseball team was knocked out of the first round of the Southern California Regional Playoffs by Golden West College in a best-of-three game series that began on May 6 at their opponent’s home field. Joe Wills took the mound for the Roadrunners in game one. Wills had been the...

Women’s Soccer team hosts farewell to Sophomore athletes

Women’s Soccer team hosts farewell to Sophomore athletes

Crystian Mendoza, Sports Editor
May 11
Filed under Sports, Top Stories

The Rio Hondo Women’s Soccer team hosted an Information and Sophomore Commitment farewell potluck on May 10 in which the coaching staff and players all gathered together to say goodbye to the sophomore athletes that will be going on to the next chapters of their lives, in both soccer and education. The...

Rio Showcases Talent at Women’s Volleyball Tournament at El Camino

Rio Showcases Talent at Women’s Volleyball Tournament at El Camino

Nicolas Trujillo, Staff writer
May 8
Filed under Sports

Rio Hondo’s Beach volleyball team journeyed to El Camino College as their post-season continued with matches against Pierce College on April 27. Music played as the sun beamed down on a windy afternoon to add to the challenge of serving to many opponents who on average stood much taller than the...

Women’s Volleyball and Basketball Players Sign Letters of Intent

Women’s Volleyball and Basketball Players Sign Letters of Intent

Adam Calleja, Staff Writer
May 8
Filed under Sports, Top Stories

Four more talented female athletes from the Rio Hondo basketball and volleyball programs signed their letters of intent on April 28 to continue their collegiate careers at the four-year university level. Volleyball players Gabrielle Cruz and Romy Ramos signed with Ottawa University while their teammate...

Softball team starts playoffs on the road against Ventura College

Softball team starts playoffs on the road against Ventura College

Victor Lozano, Staff Writer
May 7
Filed under Sports

For the second consecutive year the Rio Hondo Softball team made the playoffs under Head Coach Bianca Urquidi, after winning four straight conference games and placing second in the Foothill Conference. After a stretch where the team lost seven out of eight games with three of those being conferenc...

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