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A Fallen Soldier

A Fallen Soldier

Jeff Perez

May 1, 2013


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by Jeffrey Perez After calmly sinking two free throws, he limped to the locker room with a look of displeasure on his face. After carrying the Lakers on his 6'6 205 pound frame all season, the Black Mamba finally collapsed. With 3:08 to go and the Lakers down by 2, Kobe Bryant completed a routine...

I’m a 34-year-old athlete. I’m black, and I’m gay.

I’m a 34-year-old athlete. I’m black, and I’m gay.

May 1, 2013


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by Jeffrey Perez It's astonishing that in this day and age, as a society, it's huge news that an athlete has unveiled his homosexuality openly to the world. A veteran of the NBA for 12 years, who's played for teams like the historic Boston Celtics the Memphis Grizzlies and Atlanta Hawks, Jason...

Loss to Kings Drops Clippers to Fourth in West

Loss to Kings Drops Clippers to Fourth in West

March 20, 2013


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The Los Angeles Clippers have been on a hot and cold streak as of late. They have one every other of their last six games, and lost the games in between. It seems as if they are successful when matched up against teams below .500 averages, but they have excessively struggled against title contending...

Rio Hondo wrestling match

Victor Quintero, Sports Editor

October 31, 2012


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After ten matches, each six minutes of non-stop action the Rio Hondo College wrestling team loses to Santa Ana College 16-22.  The atmosphere in the Rio gym was growing louder and more anxious after each take down and transition performed by the college wrestlers. Stepping up to the plate first was...

Back and forth water polo match

Victor Quintero, Sports editor

October 25, 2012


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On Wednesday Oct. 24, after a neck and neck, back and forth game between Pasadena City College, Rio Hondo Women’s water polo team emerge on the losing side of things. With a resulting score of 9-12 after four quarters of nail-biting gameplay. The environment at Palm Park was exciting to say the...

Women’s soccer team upends Mt. Sac, 3-0

Franscisco Reyes, Staff Writer

October 11, 2012


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The Lady Roadrunners soccer team picked up an important Foothill Conference win with a dominant 3-0 win over the Mt. San Jacinto College Lady Eagles. The Lady Roadrunners set the tone from the beginning by controlling ball possession in the Lady Eagles' half of the field. After an early missed scoring oppo...

Women’s basketball

Sean Armstrong, staff writers

October 11, 2012


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As basketball season is fast approaching, we decided to catch up with Rio Hondo Women's basketball head coach Steve Johnson to get some insight about the upcoming season. The '12-'13 team will have a new look. Seven of the ten players this year are new additions to the team. Out of those seven, six of...

Soccer field makeover

Steven Ward, Arts and Entertainment Editor

October 9, 2012


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Rio Hondo fans of the Women’s Soccer team have reason to rejoice and less of a reason to weep over a lack of parking space for Roadrunner matches. On Sept. 12th the RHC Board of Trustees announced a modification to the contract with PMSM Architects to construct a renovation of the Roadrunner socce...

Baseball field upgraded

Victor Quintero, Sports Editor

October 4, 2012


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As many students have noticed, Rio Hondo community college is under renovation.  New additions to the physical education department are under development and set to be revealed in 2013. The baseball field is also getting a face lift with the addition of the new custom made scoreboard built to represent...

A lot upcoming for Dana White of UFC

Frankie Mendoza, Staff Writer

September 20, 2012


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2012 was a big year for UFC injury wise. So 2013 may very well be a year of The Super-fight. On Sept. 10, UFC President Dana White told HD Net’s  “Inside MMA” that not only is a Anderson Silva (32-4 MMA,15-0 UFC) vs. George St Pierre (22-2,MMA,16-2 UFC) fight looking like a possibility, only if...

Rio Hondo men’s soccer team gets first win

Jocelin Aguirre, Staff Writers

September 20, 2012


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After a rough start Rio Hondo’s Men’s soccer team takes their first win of the year with a 1-0 victory at home Sept. 11 against Irvine Valley. The team struggled to keep possession of the ball through out the game but they showed determination and passion. Coach Orlando Brenes said,  “Winning...

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