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Boston Celtics Shock Cavaliers in Game Three in Cleveland

Boston Celtics Shock Cavaliers in Game Three in Cleveland

Ramon Alvarado, Staff Writer
May 23, 2017
Filed under Sports

After losing their star player and the first two games of the series on their home court, it looked like the Boston Celtics would surely get swept by the Cleveland Cavaliers. The Celtics showed the fight of an Irishman, however, and stole game three at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, 111-108. With...

Golden State Warriors Dominate Game Two of Western Conference Finals

Golden State Warriors Dominate Game Two of Western Conference Finals

Ramon Alvarado, Staff Writer
May 23, 2017
Filed under Sports

The Golden State Warriors jumped ahead of the San Antonio Spurs early on in game two and never looked back. Golden State had Oracle Arena roaring as they easily defeated the Spurs, 136-100. Kawhi Leonard was, without a doubt, missed by San Antonio in their second game at Oracle. The Spurs defense...

Disaster Looms in Lob City

Jonathan Manjarrez, Staff Writer
May 2, 2017
Filed under Sports

  The Los Angeles Clippers were for many years the laughing stock of the NBA prior to the acquisition of point guard, Chris Paul. Before acquiring Chris Paul, the Clippers had only made the playoffs once in the fifteen years prior. Following their first round exit against the up-start Utah Jazz...

The 2017 NBA Postseason May Mark the End of an Era for the Clippers

The 2017 NBA Postseason May Mark the End of an Era for the Clippers

Ramon Alvarado, Staff Writer
May 1, 2017
Filed under Sports

The Los Angeles Clippers have been eliminated from playoff contention after losing game seven of their first round series with the Utah Jazz on Sunday, April 30. With their elimination from the postseason, it's time they start looking ahead. Three of their starting five players have the option to leave...

Joe Johnson’s Huge Fourth Quarter Lifts the Jazz Over the Clippers in Game Four

Joe Johnson’s Huge Fourth Quarter Lifts the Jazz Over the Clippers in Game Four

Ramon Alvarado, Staff Writer
April 25, 2017
Filed under Sports

Joe Johnson came alive in the fourth quarter to power the Utah Jazz over the Los Angeles Clippers on Sunday, April 23 at Vivant Smart Home Arena in Utah. The 105-98 win for the Jazz has tied the first-round playoff series at 2-a-piece. After staying quiet throughout the regular season, Johnson's...

High-powered offense fuels Clippers in game two victory over Jazz

High-powered offense fuels Clippers in game two victory over Jazz

Ramon Alvarado, Staff Writer
April 19, 2017
Filed under Sports

The Los Angeles Clippers were able to even up their first round playoff series with the Utah Jazz on Tuesday night. Los Angeles’ 99-91 victory tied the series at one and it will now shift to Utah for games three and four. Staples Center served as a highlight factory on Tuesday night. The Jazz witnessed...

Clippers Look to Even Up Series with Jazz after Heart-Breaking Game One Loss

Clippers Look to Even Up Series with Jazz after Heart-Breaking Game One Loss

Ramon Alvarado, Staff Writer
April 18, 2017
Filed under Sports

Joe Johnson's buzzer-beater gave the Utah Jazz the 1-0 lead in the best-of-seven series against the Los Angeles Clippers. The 97-95 home defeat the Clippers were dealt now makes game two of the series a must-win. The second game of the series will take place on Wednesday, April 18 at 7:30 pm. Game...

Los Angeles Clippers Look to Clinch the Fourth Seed in Western Conference Playoffs

Los Angeles Clippers Look to Clinch the Fourth Seed in Western Conference Playoffs

Ramon Alvarado, Staff Writer
April 17, 2017
Filed under Sports

The Los Angeles Clippers have clinched a spot in the 2017 postseason, but that doesn't mean they plan on resting their star players in their final regular season game. The Clippers and the Utah Jazz both have a record of 50-31, with the Clippers owning the tie-breaker. A win against the Sacramento Kings...

RHC women’s basketball team competes at Santa Ana College Fall showcase

RHC women’s basketball team competes at Santa Ana College Fall showcase

Adam Calleja, Staff Writer
October 17, 2016
Filed under Sports

The Rio Hondo women’s basketball team participated in their final fall showcase at Santa Ana College as they prepare for the upcoming season. The Roadrunners finished the showcase with a solid 2-2 record, competing against several of the best teams in the state. On the first day of the showcase, Rio Hon...

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...

Julissa Vargas Signs LOI to York College

Julissa Vargas Signs LOI to York College

Adam Calleja, Staff Writer
April 11, 2016
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....

March Madness and Bracketology Madder than Ever

March Madness and Bracketology Madder than Ever

Adam Calleja, Staff Writer
April 10, 2016
Filed under Opinion

The most exciting time of the year for not only college basketball fans but sports fans in general has finally come to an end as we experienced one of the most exciting endings to an NCAA tournament in quite some time. March Madness is what they call it, and for what had been a mediocre season of...

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