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Final Four sees Cavaliers and Red Raiders in NCAA Championship

Gilberto Espana, Reporter

April 10, 2019


Filed under Sports

The final four game between the Virginia Cavaliers and Auburn Tigers was one of the best in recent history. Virginia defeated No. 5 seed Auburn by a final score of 63-62 at US Bank Stadium in Minneapolis. This game will be remembered as one of the most controversial endings in NCAA tournament history. Co...

Women’s Softball: RIo Hondo lost to Chaffey Panthers

Jesus Marquez, Reporter

April 10, 2019


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The Lady Roadrunners lost by six runs Tuesday against the Panthers Rio Hondo women’s softball team lost to Chaffey Panthers at the Rio Hondo softball field with the score 8-2 Tuesday, April. 9. In the first inning, the Roadrunners had difficulties running towards first base, while the lady P...

UFC Fight Night: Nashville

David Ibarra, Reporter

April 1, 2019


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It was showtime in Nashville on Saturday. Anthony Pettis became only the third fighter to win bouts in the featherweight, lightweight, and welterweight division. His shocking knockout victory over Stephen Thompson came in the final five seconds of the second round. The fight was an entertaining display...

LAFC vs Real Salt Lake

LAFC vs Real Salt Lake

Jesus Manriquez, Reporter

March 25, 2019


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

Los Angeles Football Club grabbed a last minute 2-1 win against Real Salt Lake Saturday, March 23 at Banc of California Stadium. A long strike from defender Walker Zimmerman in stoppage time changed a game that seemed destined to end in a draw. LAFC got their taste of 'revenge' after Real Salt Lake eliminated...

MLS: Jona dos Santos Captains Galaxy to Victory

Ignacio Cervantes, Sports Editor

March 21, 2019


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The Los Angeles Galaxy won its second game of 2019 Saturday by defeating Minnesota United Football Club 3-2 at Dignity Health Sports Park. In the thick of things was Jonathan dos Santos who captained the Galaxy for the second consecutive game as regular skipper Zlatan Ibrahimovic continues to sit out...

Champions league draw

Gilberto Espana, Staff Writer

March 21, 2019


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The Champions league quarter-final draws were announced on Friday, March 15th. The UEFA headquarters in Nyon, Switzerland will be the venue for the draw. The draw will take place days after the end of the final 16 games. The tournament is now down to eight teams as four of them are representing the prem...

UFC: Ultimate Fighting Goes to London

UFC: Ultimate Fighting Goes to London

David Ibarra, Reporter

March 19, 2019


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It was an eventful night at the O2 Arena Saturday, March 16. The main event of the night saw Darren Till suffer his second loss in a row, this time in a much more devastating fashion. No. 13 ranked Welterweight Jorge Masvidal connected with a shattering left hook that turned the lights off for the former...

Women’s Tennis: Third Time’s the Charm

Sam Garcia, Reporter

March 19, 2019


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The Lady Roadrunners will take on the El Camino College Warriors today at the tennis courts at Rio Hondo. This will be Rio’s third time taking on the Warriors, but history is definitely not on their side, as they’ve lost the previous two matchups 6-3 and 8-1, respectively. However, they’ll be...

Baseball: Key Stretch for Dirty Birds

Christian Salinas, Reporter

March 19, 2019


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March 19-23 will be a key stretch for the Rio Hondo men’s baseball team.  Even though the season hasn’t gone quite as planned for the Roadrunners, they can still make the playoffs.  They sit (8-11) overall and (4-4) in conference.  They have their hands full with three games in five days against...

Baseball: Carrillo’s 5.2 Innings Help Sweep Cerritos

Nicholas Juarez, Reporter

March 19, 2019


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Rio Hondo was back in action this week taking on Cerritos college in a South Coast Conference match up. Rio Hondo was looking to bounce back after two rough losses to Long Beach. Rio Hondo came into the game 2-2 in conference play and were looking to change that. Rio Hondo had freshman pitcher...

MLS: Schelotto’s Tactics Shine Brightest Against MUFC Since Joining Galaxy

Jesus Manriquez, Reporter

March 17, 2019


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The Los Angeles Galaxy got its second win of the season at home after defeating Minnesota United 3-2 on Saturday night. Minnesota managed to turn a controlled game by the Galaxy into a nail-biter.  No Zlatan? No Problem On a night which striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic was out due to injury, it was forward Uriel An...

UFC: Fight Night Heads to London

David Ibarra, Reporter

March 15, 2019


Filed under Sports

Welterweights are on deck in the main event for Saturday night’s UFC Fight Night overseas event live from the O2 Arena in London. Darren Till looks to bounce back from a championship title loss last September as he takes on no. 11 ranked welterweight Jorge Masvidal. UFC Fight Night London begins with...

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