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Baseball team beat College of the Desert

Baseball team beat College of the Desert

Michael Mendoza, Staff Writer
May 7
Filed under Sports

Rio Hondo's Baseball team continued their winning streak of impressive performances after earning a sweep over College of the Desert by defeating them 13-8 at home on April 29 ending their three-game series which started on April 26. After pitcher Joe Willis put in another outstanding start for the...

Beach Volleyball team qualifies for Western State Conference playoffs

Beach Volleyball team qualifies for Western State Conference playoffs

Crystian Mendoza, Sports Editor
May 1
Filed under Sports, Top Stories

The Rio Hondo Women's Beach Volleyball team qualified for the Western State Conference playoffs in their first season and will be held on April 27 at El Camino College at 1:00 p.m. The Lady Roadrunners last faced Ventura at Grossmout on April 22 and went on to lose the match 5-0, and would then lose...

Softball team heads to So-Cal Regional playoffs

Softball team heads to So-Cal Regional playoffs

Victor Lozano, Staff Writer
April 30
Filed under Sports, Top Stories

Though the Rio Hondo softball team had an up and down season, they managed to weather through the storm with a 14-2 win against Victor Valley College on April 25 to end their season with a four game winning streak. This was a must win game in order for Rio Hondo to qualify for the Southern California Reg...

Baseball team take two out of three from Chaffey

Baseball team take two out of three from Chaffey

Michael Mendoza, Staff Writer
April 30
Filed under Sports, Top Stories

The Rio Hondo Men’s Baseball team endured their first loss in nearly a month as they were defeated by Chaffey College in the final game of a three-game series starting on April 19, by a score of 15-4 at Rio Hondo. The series began at home for the Roadrunners on Tuesday with pitching ace Joe Willi...

Justine Manjarrez to join teammate Vargas at York College

Justine Manjarrez to join teammate Vargas at York College

Adam Calleja, Staff Writer
April 27
Filed under Sports, Top Stories

Rio Hondo College Women’s basketball player Justine Manjarrez signed her National Letter of Intent on Thursday afternoon and will join teammate Julissa Vargas to continue her collegiate basketball career at York College in York, Nebraska next fall. Manjarrez, a five-foot-four guard who played high...

Baseball team sweep Cerro Coso and Extend Winning Streak to Eight

Baseball team sweep Cerro Coso and Extend Winning Streak to Eight

Michael Mendoza, Staff Writer
April 27
Filed under Sports, Top Stories

Rio Hondo Men’s Baseball team completed a three-game series sweep against Cerro Coso College that began on April 12 with the finale ending on April 16 with Rio Hondo winning the game 16-4. The Roadrunners’ first game of the series began on the road with red-hot pitcher Joe Willis taking the mound...

Softball team keeps playoffs hopes alive with big conference wins

Softball team keeps playoffs hopes alive with big conference wins

Victor Lozano, Staff Writer
April 27
Filed under Sports, Top Stories

An offensive explosion by the Rio Hondo softball team helped them beat their conference foe, College of the Desert, to keep their playoff hopes alive in an 11-6 win. After losing the last seven of eight games and allowing 55 runs in that span, the team tried to keep it together for the final thre...

Community comes together to complete Roadrunners’ home field

Carlos Alvarado jr, Staff Writer
April 16
Filed under News, Sports, Top Stories

After reports surfaced that the Rio Hondo soccer field was not up to National Collegiate Athletic Association and Federation Internacionale de Football Association regulations, a group of not only college staff, but also government and community officials came together to give the Rio Hondo Roadrunne...

Rio Hondo Baseball team remains hot in Conference play

Rio Hondo Baseball team remains hot in Conference play

Michael Mendoza, Staff Writer
April 11
Filed under Sports, Top Stories

The Rio Hondo Men’s Baseball team looked to continue their fantastic play in conference as they headed into a three-game series against Barstow starting on April 5. The Roadrunners are coming off a previous three-game series against conference rival San Bernardino Valley College, where they went...

Julissa Vargas Signs LOI to York College

Julissa Vargas Signs LOI to York College

Adam Calleja, Staff Writer
April 11
Filed under Sports

Rio Hondo College Women’s Basketball player Julissa Vargas signed her national letter of intent on Friday afternoon to play basketball at York College in York, Nebraska. Vargas, a five-foot-five guard originally from Azusa, was the starting point guard for the Lady Roadrunners throughout the season....

Rio Hondo Softball team drops doubleheader at Southwestern

Rio Hondo Softball team drops doubleheader at Southwestern

Victor Lozano, Staff Writer
April 11
Filed under Sports, Top Stories

The Rio Hondo Softball team finished up the last of its non-conference play against Southwestern College in a doubleheader on April 11 that would see them lose both games. The first game was a 9-0 loss to the Jaguars and the final game was slightly bettera 5-0 loss. After these losses the Lady Roadrunners reco...

Women’s Soccer players Holguin, Gonzalez, and Marinero sign National Letter Of Intent

Women’s Soccer players Holguin, Gonzalez, and Marinero sign National Letter Of Intent

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

Three more 2015 Rio Hondo College Women's Soccer players have signed their National Letters of Intent with four-year universities to continue their academic and athletic careers. Goalkeeper Christina Holguin signed with San Fransisco State University, Defender Courtney Gonzalez and Midfielder Alexis...

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