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Basketball: Rio Ladies Push Through Sophomore Night

Basketball: Rio Ladies Push Through Sophomore Night

Ramon Alvarado, Editor-in-Chief

February 16, 2018


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The Lady Roadrunners fell to the Pasadena City College Lancers Friday, Feb. 16 at Rio Hondo. Pasadena City spoiled Sophomore Night at The Hondo as they defeated the Rio Ladies, 76-50. Rio fell behind quickly Friday night. They trailed PCC by 15 after the first quarter and 21 at the half. The Rio...

Basketball: ELAC’s Full-Court Press Fuels Victory Over Rio

Basketball: ELAC’s Full-Court Press Fuels Victory Over Rio

Ramon Alvarado, Editor-in-Chief

February 9, 2018


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East Los Angeles College dominated the Lady Roadrunners in the gym at Rio Hondo Friday night. The ELAC full-court pressure helped the Huskies escape The Hondo with the 81-58, 23-point victory. The Lady Roadrunners offense looked frustrated with themselves trying to break the Huskies’ full-court...

Basketball: Roadrunners Rout Chaffey

Basketball: Roadrunners Rout Chaffey

Ignacio Cervantes, Reporter

February 8, 2018


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The Rio Hondo Men’s Basketball team were comfortable winners Wednesday night, beating Chaffey College 77-60 at the Rio Gymnasium. A strong finish to the first half saw the Roadrunners take the lead midway and keep it until the end of regulation. Pink hats, shirts, and jackets filled the bleachers...

Basketball: Lady Roadrunners Lose Coaches vs Cancer Game

Basketball: Lady Roadrunners Lose Coaches vs Cancer Game

Ramon Alvarado, Editor-in-Chief

February 8, 2018


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The Lady Roadrunners were outlasted by the Chaffey Panthers Wednesday night at Rio Hondo. The Rio Ladies were able to keep the game close but couldn’t overcome a late surge by the Panthers. Chaffey came away with the 54-44 road victory, spoiling Coaches vs Cancer Night for the Lady Roadrunners. Pink...

Eagles Defeat Patriots for Franchise’s First Super Bowl Victory

Eagles Defeat Patriots for Franchise’s First Super Bowl Victory

Ramon Alvarado, Editor-in-Chief

February 4, 2018


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The Philadelphia Eagles have won their first Super Bowl in franchise history after defeating the New England Patriots in Super Bowl LII. Eagles’ quarterback Nick Foles was given the MVP award after throwing for 373 yards, 3 touchdowns and an interception in the Super Bowl victory. Foles connected...

Super Bowl LII Preview: What to Look For

Super Bowl LII Preview: What to Look For

Ramon Alvarado, Editor-in-Chief

February 4, 2018


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Super Sunday is here! U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis will play host to Super Bowl LII at 3:30 p.m. pacific time this afternoon. The defending champion New England Patriots are back in the big game for the 8th time since the Brady/Belicheck Era began in 2001 and are looking for ring number six. Th...

Basketball: Rio Falls to Chaffey in Overtime

Basketball: Rio Falls to Chaffey in Overtime

Ignacio Cervantes, Staff Writer

January 22, 2018


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The Rio Hondo Men’s Basketball team lost a close game in overtime on Friday night at Earl Sicosky Gymnasium to Chaffey College by the score of 65-63. Freshman guard Jonathon Martinez scored two clutch free throws with three seconds left in regulation to send the close game to overtime but the Roadrunners...

Astros Defeat Dodgers to Win 2017 World Series

Astros Defeat Dodgers to Win 2017 World Series

Ramon Alvarado, Editor-in-Chief

November 1, 2017


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After a seven game series that played out like film drama, the Houston Astros came out on top of the Dodgers to win the 2017 World Series. Fans at Dodger Stadium were all riled up at the start of the seventh and final game of the Fall Classic. The Dodgers were playing for their first championship...

MVP’s ejected from the game.

MVP’s ejected from the game.

Stephanie Medina, Reporter

October 25, 2017


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With 43 seconds game left in the game, frustrated Steph Curry threw his mouthpiece at the baseline where official Scott Wall was standing. He was immediately ejected from the game. Seconds later, Kevin Durant was ejected for yelling at the referee. As the players walked to the locker room, they were...

Dodgers 29 years in the making!

Dodgers 29 years in the making!

Cynthia Olvera, Reporter

October 20, 2017


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The Los Angeles Dodgers are making their first World Series appearance in 29 years. They clinched their World Series berth against the defending champions Chicago Cubs on Thursday night 11-1. Dodgers rallied behind Kike Hernandez who had a performance of a lifetime. Hernandez hit 3 home runs one of...

Potential realignment of MLB

Cynthia Olvera, Reporter

October 20, 2017


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Major League Baseball is considering to expand to 32 teams that would cause a realignment of the divisions. If this were to happen it would cut the season to 156 games instead of 162 game season we've been used to. It would also give each team a day off a week and restructure the postseason bracket. The...

Los Angeles Dodgers are Heading to the World Series

Los Angeles Dodgers are Heading to the World Series

Ramon Alvarado, Editor-in-Chief

October 19, 2017


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What a time for Los Angeles Dodgers’ fans! After dominating their way through the National League, the Dodgers are heading to the World Series for the first time since 1988!   The Boys in Blue clinched their World Series ticket on the road Thursday night as they defeated the defending champions,...

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