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Astros Defeat Dodgers to Win 2017 World Series

Astros Defeat Dodgers to Win 2017 World Series

Ramon Alvarado, Editor-in-Chief

November 1, 2017


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

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


Filed under Sports

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


Filed under Sports

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


Filed under Sports

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


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

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,...

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...

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