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Soccer: Lady Roadrunners Ride Early Lead into Victory

Soccer: Lady Roadrunners Ride Early Lead into Victory

Ignacio Cervantes, Contributor

September 28, 2017


Filed under Sports

   The women’s soccer team scored two early goals on Tuesday to take down Chaffey College 2-0 at home in both team’s South Coast Conference opener. Forward Madison Mader scored what proved to be the game-winning goal after just three minutes, then midfielder Ruby Magallon added to the lead in t...

Roadrunners Prevail Against Chaffey in Conference Opener

Roadrunners Prevail Against Chaffey in Conference Opener

Ignacio Cervantes, Contributor

September 27, 2017


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

   The men’s soccer team won its South Coast Conference opening match 2-1 against Chaffey College on Tuesday after having a player sent off with a red card late in the second half. Moses Gutierrez scored the game-winning goal with five minutes left in the game to give the Roadrunners a positive star...

President Trump vs. The NFL

President Trump vs. The NFL

Stephanie Medina, Reporter

September 27, 2017


Filed under A&E, Sports, Top Stories

Over the weekend President Trump expressed what he thought about some of the NFL players sitting or kneeling for the national anthem. This is a continuation of the protest that started last season.  The protest began with former quarterback of the San Fransisco 49ers Colin Kaepernick taking a knee during...

Lady Roadrunners Edge Out LA Harbor at Rio Hondo

Lady Roadrunners Edge Out LA Harbor at Rio Hondo

Ramon Alvarado, Editor-in-Chief

September 22, 2017


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

The Lady Roadrunners volleyball squad and the Los Angeles Harbor Seahawks faced off in what ended up being a thrilling matchup on Friday night at Rio Hondo. It took the Rio Ladies all five sets to put out the Seahawks, 3-2.   Rio Hondo found themselves in a back-and-forth affair right from...

Soccer: Roadrunners rout Moorpark

Soccer: Roadrunners rout Moorpark

Ignacio Cervantes, Contributor

September 21, 2017


Filed under Sports

With four second half goals, Rio Hondo College beat Moorpark 4-0 on Wednesday night in Whittier to extend their unbeaten run to six games. In the first half, the Raiders held Rio scoreless after a strong defensive display left the hosts frustrated going into the break. It took the hosts just ...

Dodgers Lose to Phillies 4-3

Dodgers Lose to Phillies 4-3

Cynthia Olvera, Staff Writer

September 19, 2017


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

  RECAP Phillies upset the Dodgers on Monday night as Clayton Kershaw was on the mound. Kershaw loaded the bases in the bottom of the 6th, with two walks and a single. With two down, Aaron Altherr hit a go-head grand slam. One pitch, one mistake was to be the difference-maker in the gam...

After two long years, it’s a draw?

After two long years,  it’s a draw?

Stephanie Medina, Staff Writer

September 19, 2017


Filed under Featured Sports Story Carousel, Sports, Top Stories

After two long years of smack-talking and training, Canelo Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin fought on September 16, delivering 12 action-packed rounds to fans. Alvarez looked good in the beginning rounds throwing jabs and connecting to Golovkin's body, however, he started to lose energy and power after the...

Roadrunner Sports Update

Roadrunner Sports Update

Ignacio Cervantes, Contributor

September 14, 2017


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

On Wednesday, both Roadrunner water polo teams fell to Chaffey College at Rio Hondo’s Aquatic Center. The men’s team came close to victory but the Panthers prevailed 9-11. The women’s side fell 4-8 in each team’s first conference matchup. The Lady Roadrunners will have a week until their next match whi...

Volleyball: Lady Roadrunners Fall at Home to San Diego City

Volleyball: Lady Roadrunners Fall at Home to San Diego City

Ignacio Cervantes, Contributor

September 13, 2017


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

The Lady Roadrunners suffered their eighth loss of the season on Wednesday evening as the San Diego City Knights pranced into the Rio Hondo Gym and won in three straight sets. The sweep looks lopsided on paper, yet the Roadrunners were in contention for all three sets. Mental errors made the differen...

Rio Hondo Roadrunners Sports Preview

Rio Hondo Roadrunners Sports Preview

Ignacio Cervantes, Contributor

September 8, 2017


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

Rio Hondo College has four teams that have begun their season with three sports beginning by the end of this month. Volleyball and Soccer have begun for the women’s with water polo and soccer having started for the men’s. Men’s basketball, wrestling, and women’s water polo will follow suite...

RHC Lady Roadrunners Take First Home Volleyball Game in Straight Sets

RHC Lady Roadrunners Take First Home Volleyball Game in Straight Sets

Ramon Alvarado, Editor-in-Chief

September 1, 2017


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

After playing their first six games on the road, the Rio Hondo Lady’s volleyball team finally found themselves in a familiar setting on the first day of September. The Lady Roadrunners hosted the Fullerton Hornets in the gym at Rio Hondo, and only needed the first three sets to earn the victory. Rio...

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...

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