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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...

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...

Kawhi Leonard of the Spurs to Miss Game Two of Western Conference Finals

Kawhi Leonard of the Spurs to Miss Game Two of Western Conference Finals

Ramon Alvarado, Staff Writer

May 17, 2017


Filed under Sports

For two- and- a- half quarters of their game one Western Conference Finals matchup in Golden State, the San Antonio Spurs dominated the Warriors. The Spurs were propelled by the outstanding play of Kawhi Leonard on the offensive and defensive end. Leonard aggravated a prior ankle injury midway through...

Defending Champions Real Madrid Will Face Juventus in The UEFA Champions League Finale in Cardiff, Wales

Crystian Mendoza, Sports Editor

May 16, 2017


Filed under Sports

Real Madrid had a comfortable lead going into the second-leg of the semi-finals against Atletico Madrid, but now traveling away from home to the Estadio Vicente Calderon, Real Madrid would have to stop Atletico’s attack by any means necessary in order to secure a spot in the finale June 3. Crist...

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...

RHC Women’s Soccer bid farewell to sophomores

RHC Women’s Soccer bid farewell to sophomores

Crystian Mendoza, Sports Editor

May 16, 2017


Filed under Sports

The Rio Hondo College women’s soccer team had their annual sophomore farewell and signing party, May 4, as the Lady Roadrunners said their goodbyes while sharing their experience playing for Rio Hondo as well as giving advice to the incoming group of student-athletes. Of those sophomores, Melissa Go...

Lonzo Ball’s ‘Big Balla Brand’ releases $495 ZO2 signature shoe

Adam Calleja, Staff Writer

May 16, 2017


Filed under Sports

“What kid do you know at 19 years old could make his own shoe the way he wants it, how he wants it to feel, it’s a dream come true for me,” said Lonzo Ball in an interview on ESPN, with Ramona Shelburne following the reveal of his new signature shoe the ZO2. The former UCLA point guard is expected to...

Kevin Durant’s 38 points lifts Golden State Warriors against the Utah Jazz in conference semi- finals

Victor Lozano, Staff Writer

May 16, 2017


Filed under Sports

Not even a change of scenery to Salt Lake City could give the Utah Jazz a chance to get back in the series, losing Game 3 of the Western Conference Semifinals to the Golden State Warriors, 102-91. As the Jazz trailed 2-0 coming home, it was a must win game to stay alive against the best team in th...

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