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Manchester United and Arsenal play a scoreless draw

Manchester United and Arsenal play a scoreless draw

Ivan Garcia, Staff Writer

February 23, 2014


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Manchester United and Arsenal played a scoreless draw in their Premier League fixture Wednesday night at the Emirates stadium. The once heated rivalry between United and Arsenal seems to have cooled down as Wednesday night’s match lacked the intensity, drama, and entertainment the fixture once provided. Both...

English Premier League Review

Ivan Garcia, Staff Writer

February 10, 2014


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There was a shift at the top of the Barclays Premier League table as league leaders, Arsenal, were heavily defeated, 5-1, at the hands of Liverpool, in a game that saw the gunners concede four goals in the opening 20 minutes. Martin Skrtel opened up the scoring in the first minute, as he poked-in...

NFL player opens up about being gay

NFL player opens up about being gay

Abree Dominguez, Staff writer

February 10, 2014


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NFL prospect and SEC Defensive player of the year Michael Sam has spoken out with ESPN and the New York Times  to say that he is openly gay . Sam who is one of the top prospects for the 2014 Draft could be facing unfair treatment because of who he is. The league has seen its share of controversy,...

The Super Beat Down

The Super Beat Down

Abree Dominguez, Staff Writer

February 5, 2014


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Over one hundred million people across the world sat down and watched Super bowl XLVIII take place. The Seattle Seahawks proved that defense really does win championships with their 43-8 dominating performance against the Denver Broncos. Russell Wilson led the Seahawks as quarterback with 206 passi...

Super Bowl recap

Carlos Prado, Staff Writer

February 5, 2014


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"Defense wins championships," is the common saying in almost every sport there is, that couldn't have been more clear this past Super Bowl. It was supposed to be a battle of the best, the best defense in the NFL against the best offense; an offense that set multiple records during this past regular season....

Soccer Transfer Window comes to a close

Ivan Garcia, Staff Writer

February 4, 2014


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World football (or as we call it here in the United States: soccer) much anticipated winter transfer window came to a close on Jan. 31.  It was a chance for many clubs across the world, and especially in Europe, to add or subtract to their respective squad.  The common goal being, in most cases, to...

3rd Times the charm for La Serna football

Pablo Lopez, Staff Writer

February 4, 2014


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It was the type of scenario that every kid sets up in their backyard with their best friend to win the super bowl, “its 4th and long, they need a touchdown to win the game, the ball is snapped, he scrambles left! Goes back to the Right! Sees a man in the end zone, airs the ball out…The ball is ca...

Super Bowl ‘Anyone’s guess’

Super Bowl ‘Anyone’s guess’

Abree Dominguez, Staff Writer

January 30, 2014


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

The biggest game of the year is right around the corner and with that in mind what are the key factors for each team to have a chance to hold up the sacred Super Bowl Championship Trophy? Well, you have the highest scoring offense playing against the highest scoring defense. The Denver Broncos have br...

Longoria set the stage for Rio greatness

Ronnie Angel/Brenda Cervantes, Staff Writer

December 10, 2013


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Evan Michael Longoria was born in Downey California. A few miles from Rio Hondo College where he would then become a legend. He graduated from Saint John Bosco High School in Bellflower. He then was a two year letterman in baseball as a senior and was voted in being First Team All League. Unfortunately...

Men’s basketball team has winning record

Ronnie Angel, Staff Writer

December 10, 2013


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Rio Hondo Men’s basketball team faced MiraCosta on November 22. The Roadrunners managed to come out with a win by two points at Mira Costa, 72-70. Starters Leo Maidana  and Shawn Benn  were the leading scorers with Maidana netting 18 points, four assist, six rebounds, and three steals. Benn had...

Men’s soccer team loses playoff to Mt. Sac

Men’s soccer team loses playoff to Mt. Sac

Pablo Lopez, Staff Writer

December 10, 2013


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The eighth seeded Roadrunners were unlucky in their second round Southern California Regional match falling 3-0 to the number one seeded Mt. Sac on Nov 26.  The victory gives the Mounties another step towards their fourth State title. After losing their last conference match 1-0, the Foothill Champs...

Lady Roadrunners successfully rebuilding

Miguel Corrales, Staff Writer

December 2, 2013


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Season Review: Rio Hondo Women's Volleyball Team Season Record: 9-13 (6-3 in conference play) The Lady Roadrunners started the season with no fear. They were a very young team that started nine freshman and looked to prove that they should be considered one of the best upcoming teams. They finished...

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