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Rio softball team endures five- game losing streak

Rio softball team endures five- game losing streak

Crystian Mendoza, Sports Editor
March 15
Filed under Sports

The Rio Hondo College softball team has gone through a tough five consecutive losses, most recently falling out against San Diego City College Mar. 10 dropping their overall record to 6-12 overall and 0-2 in conference as the team continues to try to snap out of their losing streak. During Rio Hondo’s...

Nike develops sports hijab for Muslim women

Nike develops sports hijab for Muslim women

Noah Garcia, Co- Editor- in- Chief, Digital
March 15
Filed under News

Nike released its plans to internationally produce athletic Hijabs for their spring 2018 clothing line. This project was announced after releasing a commercial that displayed a female professional and everyday athletes from different parts of the Arab world. The product is supposed to be designed...

Lakers handed eighth straight loss; better their chances of landing number one pick

Lakers handed eighth straight loss; better their chances of landing number one pick

Ramon Alvarado, Staff Writer
March 8
Filed under Sports

The Los Angeles Lakers visited the Dallas Mavericks on Tuesday, March 7, for a regular season matchup between two teams trending in different directions. The Mavericks got the win over the Lakers with a score of 122-111. The win gave the Mavericks their fifth win in their last six games; while the Lakers...

RHC men’s soccer gets a win and two draws to start off the South Coast Conference

RHC men’s soccer gets a win and two draws to start off the South Coast Conference

Crystian Mendoza, Sports Editor
October 17
Filed under Sports

The Rio Hondo College men’s soccer team started off their South Coast Conference play against East Los Angeles College Sept. 30 where they went on to win the game in the 88th minute thanks to a late winner by Angel Flores. The game was steady for a majority of the time as both teams went back and...

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...

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 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...

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...

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