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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...

Roadrunners baseball team get back to back conference losses against PCC

Carlos Diego Sanchez, Staff Writer
April 17, 2017
Filed under Sports

After a three game series against Pasadena City College the Rio Hondo College baseball team has an overall record of 16-13 and a conference record of 8-9. They end their series against Pasadena City College with a two game losing streak. April 8 the Roadrunners had a noon start time home game against ...

Rio softball team endures five- game losing streak

Rio softball team endures five- game losing streak

Crystian Mendoza, Sports Editor
March 15, 2017
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, 2017
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, 2017
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, 2016
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...

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