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RHC men’s water polo team get first win

RHC men’s water polo team get first win

Crystian Mendoza, Sports Editor
October 5, 2016
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, 2016
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, 2016
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, 2016
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, 2016
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, 2016
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, 2016
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, 2016
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, 2016
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...

Men’s Soccer Defeats Orange Coast College

Men’s Soccer Defeats Orange Coast College

Crystian Mendoza, Sports Editor
September 15, 2016
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, 2016
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, 2016
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...

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