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Rio Hondo Volleyball to Host San Diego City College in Playoffs

Sam Garcia, News Editor

November 23, 2019

The No. 15 seed Lady Roadrunners will take on the No. 18 seed Knights of San Diego City College in the Play-In Round of the Southern California Regional Playoffs on November,23 at 4 p.m. at Rio Hondo College. This is Rio Hondo’s first trip to the playoffs since 2012. Ticket prices for the match are...

Trojans Capture a Blowout Win Over Cal

The LA Coliseum will host the battle for LA between USC and UCLA

Joseph Rodriguez, Reporter

November 20, 2019

Recap The last 3 games on USC's schedule have been sort of a revenge tour for them. All three teams they face were able to beat the Trojans last year which also helped keep them from bowl eligibility. So far they won the first two over ASU and Cal. Now the Trojans are looking forward to their annual C...

W Basketball: Hopeful Start, Improvements on Offense Necessary

Ignacio Cervantes, Contributor

November 19, 2019

“Playing back to back is hard. But if we want to be a good team, we have to be tough and grind it out.” Those were the words of Rene Herrera, head coach of Rio Hondo’s women’s basketball team, following the Roadrunners 88-66 loss to Southern California’s no. 7 ranked Irvine Valley last Friday....

Women’s Soccer: The Lady Roadrunners are SCC Champions

Rio Hondo women's soccer team celebrating their eighth conference victory. The Lady Roadrunners captured its fifth conference championship over the past six seasons. Rio Hondo destroyed Pasadena City 5-0 on Friday, November. 15.

Jesus Marquez, Reporter

November 18, 2019

The Rio Hondo women's soccer team are SCC Champions after a perfect 8-0 conference run. The Lady Roadrunners defeated Pasadena City 5-0 in their last conference game on Friday, November 15. After a perfect season, they are now on their way to the Southern Regional Playoffs that will start on November 23....

Women’s Basketball Win First of Back-to-Back Games

Ignacio Cervantes, Contributor

November 15, 2019

Women’s Basketball at Rio Hondo is in full swing. The second of a two home-game stand on back-to-back nights tips off Friday, Nov. 15 at 5 p.m. in the Rio Gymnasium. The Roadrunners defeated Mira Costa 78-64 Thursday but now face Irvine Valley -- no. 7 in Southern California’s California Community...

Women’s Soccer Sophomore Night Precedes Playoff Seeding

Ignacio Cervantes, Contributor

November 15, 2019

Today, Nov. 15, Rio Hondo women’s soccer is ready to make history. As Pasadena City rolls into Rio for a South Coast Conference matchup at 6 p.m., the Roadrunners have an opportunity at perfection for the second season in three years. Been There, Done That In 2017, head coach Jennifer Tanaka was the ...

Rio Hondo Women’s Soccer: Hat-Trick Hero Leads Roadrunners to Victory

Jesus Marquez, Reporter

November 10, 2019

Friday, November 8, Rio Hondo women's Soccer grabbed a comfortable 3-0 win against East Los Angeles College on Friday, November 8. Rio Hondo forward Vivian Viramontes scored a hat-trick for the lady Roadrunners for the first time. The freshman has notched 14 goals in 16 appearances this season. Exceptional First Half ...

Men’s Soccer: Rio Hondo’s struggle continues

Rio Hondo forward Federico Hurtado trying to dribble past three Pasadena defenders. Hurtado scored ten goals and five assist for the Roadrunners this season.

Jesus Marquez, Reporter

November 6, 2019

Rio Hondo Men's Soccer team played their last home conference game in the 1-1 draw against Pasadena City College on Tuesday, November 5. It was a complicated match for Rio Hondo where they had to comeback from behind. A last minute goal from forward Federico Hurtado would save the Roadrunners from defeat. Bad Start For T...

Women’s Basketball Tip Off Season

Ignacio Cervantes, Contributor

November 6, 2019

For the second straight season, Rio Hondo College’s women’s basketball managed to reach the Mt. San Antonio Tip-off final -- only to lose the decider Sunday, Nov. 3 to the hosts 66-62 behind Amanda Lee’s 20 points and four 3-pointers. Mt. SAC Tip Off Classic The tournament began with a signif...

Lakers Win Their 5th Straight in San Antonio

Joseph Rodriguez, Staff Writer

November 4, 2019

Recap The Los Angeles Lakers ended their mini Texas road trip with a win against the Spurs. Before having their way in San Antonio, the team had to barely escape a tough Mavericks team in Dallas. Between Lebron James, Anthony Davis, and Danny Green, it has been a different star carrying the team eac...

Ravens Hand New England its First Loss

Joseph Rodriguez, Staff Writer

November 4, 2019

Recap Week 9 of the NFL season came with a couple of surprises. The Chargers beat the Packers, Miami finally won a game, and the Patriots lost their first game of the year. New England was looking like one of the best teams in the NFL along with their undefeated counterparts, the 49ers. Now they don...

Sounders Rob The Banc, Eliminate LAFC

Seattle Sounders lifted the Western Conference championship trophy on the Banc of California Stadium pitch following its 3-1 win over LA Football Club Tuesday, Oct. 29. Photo credit: Jesus Manriquez / EPM.

Ignacio Cervantes, Contributor

October 31, 2019

In Seattle Sounders 3-1 road victory at Banc of California Stadium Tuesday, Nicolas Lodeiro’s first half go-ahead goal flipped the script on LA Football Club. The win put Seattle in Sunday’s MLS Cup Final against Toronto FC. Unlikely Underdog Going into the match, Seattle wasn’t the better t...

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