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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...

Carleigh Cruz and Paula Alferez sign National Letter of Intent to Hope International University

Carleigh Cruz and Paula Alferez sign National Letter of Intent to Hope International University

Crystian Mendoza, Sports Editor
May 16, 2017
Filed under Sports

After formerly committing to Hope International University April 20, both Carleigh Cruz and Paula Alferez of the Rio Hondo College Beach Volleyball team officially signed their National Letters of Intent May 11 to play volleyball in Fullerton next fall where they will continue their studies while pl...

Boston Celtics’ Isaiah Thomas Scores 53 on Late Sister’s Birthday

Boston Celtics’ Isaiah Thomas Scores 53 on Late Sister’s Birthday

Ramon Alvarado, Staff Writer
May 3, 2017
Filed under Sports

After his sister, Chyna Thomas, passed away in a terrible car accident last month, Boston Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas said he "wanted to give up and quit." There was no quit in his game against the Washington Wizards Tuesday night, though. On what would have been his late sister's 23 birthday, Thomas...

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...

ESPN President Releases Memo; Numerous Employees to be Laid Off

ESPN President Releases Memo; Numerous Employees to be Laid Off

Ramon Alvarado, Staff Writer
April 26, 2017
Filed under Sports

ESPN President, John Skipper, released a memo to the company's employees informing them of some changes coming to the network. "The Worldwide Leader in Sports" announced that it will be laying off many of its on-air personalities. In the memo, Skipper says that "ESPN has been actively engaged throughout...

Game Five Goes to the Jazz; Take 3-2 Series Lead Over Clippers

Game Five Goes to the Jazz; Take 3-2 Series Lead Over Clippers

Ramon Alvarado, Staff Writer
April 26, 2017
Filed under Sports

The Utah Jazz went into the Staples Center Monday, April 25, and left with a 96-92 road victory over the Los Angeles Clippers. The win in game five gives Utah a 3-2 lead in the best-of-seven series. After averaging 108 points per game in the regular season, Los Angeles' offense has been restricted...

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...

Late game heroics in the jungle as Roadrunner’s baseball team beat El Camino College

Late game heroics in the jungle as Roadrunner’s baseball team beat El Camino College

Carlos Diego Sanchez, Staff Writer
April 25, 2017
Filed under Sports

The conclusion of the two game series involving the Rio Hondo Roadrunners and the El Camino Warriors ended with a walk-off victory by Rio Hondo. Not only was it a nail-biting win, but the Roadrunners showed their fearlessness to take down the undefeated Warriors not just once but twice. The game re...

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...

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