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Joe Johnson’s Huge Fourth Quarter Lifts the Jazz Over the Clippers in Game Four

Joe Johnson’s Huge Fourth Quarter Lifts the Jazz Over the Clippers in Game Four

Ramon Alvarado, Staff Writer

April 25, 2017


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Joe Johnson came alive in the fourth quarter to power the Utah Jazz over the Los Angeles Clippers on Sunday, April 23 at Vivant Smart Home Arena in Utah. The 105-98 win for the Jazz has tied the first-round playoff series at 2-a-piece. After staying quiet throughout the regular season, Johnson's...

Rachel Bustillos signs National Letter of Intent to Bethel College, while Paula Alferez and Carleigh Cruz commit to Hope International University

Rachel Bustillos signs National Letter of Intent to Bethel College, while Paula Alferez and Carleigh Cruz commit to Hope International University

Crystian Mendoza, Sports Editor

April 25, 2017


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Rachel Bustillos, a two-year sophomore indoor and beach volleyball player for Rio Hondo College, signed her National Letter of Intent April 17 and will be transferring to Bethel College in Kansas in the Fall of 2017 where she will continue playing indoor volleyball at the next level. Alongside Busti...

Late game heroics in the jungle as Roadrunner’s baseball team beat El Camino College

Late game heroics in the jungle as Roadrunner’s baseball team beat El Camino College

Carlos Diego Sanchez, Staff Writer

April 25, 2017


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The conclusion of the two game series involving the Rio Hondo Roadrunners and the El Camino Warriors ended with a walk-off victory by Rio Hondo. Not only was it a nail-biting win, but the Roadrunners showed their fearlessness to take down the undefeated Warriors not just once but twice. The game re...

LA Times’ national baseball reporter speaks at Wray Theater during ‘Writes of Spring’

LA Times’ national baseball reporter speaks at Wray Theater during ‘Writes of Spring’

Victor Lozano, Staff Writer

April 25, 2017


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The Wray Theater hosted its annual two-day event, Writes of Spring festival, that celebrated writers and writing Apr 19 and 20. and was host to an Los Angeles Times national reporter on the second day of the event. Originally, sport’s writer Dylan Hernandez, an L.A. Dodgers beat writer, was going...

Lady Roadrunners softball team fall out 16- 5 against Mt. SAC in last home game of the season

Victor Lozano, Staff Writer

April 25, 2017


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With a well-balanced game played by Mount San Antonio College, the Rio Hondo Softball team could not keep up with the best team in the South Coast Conference, losing by a score of 16-5 in five innings in their final home game. After winning their last two of three games, the Lady Roadrunners look...

Former NFL Star Aaron Hernandez Found Dead in Prison Cell

Former NFL Star Aaron Hernandez Found Dead in Prison Cell

Ramon Alvarado, Staff Writer

April 19, 2017


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The once tight-end for the New England Patriots, Aaron Hernandez, committed suicide early Wednesday morning, according to the Department of Correction. A statement from the department said the former Patriot was found hanging by a “bedsheet that he attached to his cell window” at approximately...

High-powered offense fuels Clippers in game two victory over Jazz

High-powered offense fuels Clippers in game two victory over Jazz

Ramon Alvarado, Staff Writer

April 19, 2017


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The Los Angeles Clippers were able to even up their first round playoff series with the Utah Jazz on Tuesday night. Los Angeles’ 99-91 victory tied the series at one and it will now shift to Utah for games three and four. Staples Center served as a highlight factory on Tuesday night. The Jazz witnessed...

Roadrunners Baseball Team Suffers Close Loss in Extra Innings Against Antelope Valley College

Roadrunners Baseball Team Suffers Close Loss in Extra Innings Against Antelope Valley College

Carlos Diego Sanchez, Staff Writer

April 19, 2017


Filed under Sports

The Rio Hondo baseball team fell short in a fourteen inning loss to Antelope Valley College April 11 at The Jungle. The Roadrunners tallied up ten runs on nineteen hits but couldn’t hold off the Marauders. RHC trailed behind AVC the entire game starting off in the top of the first inning. Second...

Lady Roadrunners Softball Team Com from Behind to Beat Chaffey College in the Bottom of the 7th Inning

Lady Roadrunners Softball Team Com from Behind to Beat Chaffey College in the Bottom of the 7th Inning

Crystian Mendoza, Sports Editor

April 19, 2017


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The Rio Hondo College softball team hosted Chaffey College April 11 in a game that would see the Lady Roadrunners come from behind to win the game 4-3 after a stellar performance from sophomore pitcher Brenae Martinez. Martinez only allowed one earned run in the seventh-inning rally between both s...

Clippers Look to Even Up Series with Jazz after Heart-Breaking Game One Loss

Clippers Look to Even Up Series with Jazz after Heart-Breaking Game One Loss

Ramon Alvarado, Staff Writer

April 18, 2017


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Joe Johnson's buzzer-beater gave the Utah Jazz the 1-0 lead in the best-of-seven series against the Los Angeles Clippers. The 97-95 home defeat the Clippers were dealt now makes game two of the series a must-win. The second game of the series will take place on Wednesday, April 18 at 7:30 pm. Game...

UEFA Champions League Returns to Action

UEFA Champions League Returns to Action

Crystian Mendoza, Sports Editor

April 18, 2017


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One of the fiercest competitions in European soccer returns to action April 11 when Italian giants Juventus will host Spanish La Liga runner ups Barcelona. Meanwhile Germany’s Borussia Dortmund will host the traveling French league leaders, Monaco, for the first leg of the quarter-finals in the UE...

Rio Hondo College’s softball team gets win against ELAC after 10 innings

Crystian Mendoza, Sports Editor

April 17, 2017


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The Rio Hondo College softball team went all the way to 10 innings before coming back to pick up their first conference win of the season against East Los Angeles College April 6 after a series of 10 consecutive losses. The Lady Roadrunners have endured a tough season so far, with a current overall...

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