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Dodgers Go Extra Innings Against the Pirates

Jonathan Manjarrez, Staff Writer

May 15, 2017


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Yesterday in Chavez Ravine had fans of the Dodgers and Pirates staying longer than expected when the Dodgers needed extra innings to finish off the Pirates. The Dodgers needed extra innings and to expend every position player possible to beat the Pirates last night. Starting pitcher, Julio Urias,...

Boston Celtics’ Isaiah Thomas Scores 53 on Late Sister’s Birthday

Boston Celtics’ Isaiah Thomas Scores 53 on Late Sister’s Birthday

Ramon Alvarado, Staff Writer

May 3, 2017


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After his sister, Chyna Thomas, passed away in a terrible car accident last month, Boston Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas said he "wanted to give up and quit." There was no quit in his game against the Washington Wizards Tuesday night, though. On what would have been his late sister's 23 birthday, Thomas...

Roadrunners baseball team lose opening game of series against Chaffey College

Roadrunners baseball team lose opening game of series against Chaffey College

Crystian Mendoza, Sports Editor

May 2, 2017


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Rio Hondo College’s baseball team hosted Chaffey College April 25 for the first game of a three-game series as the Roadrunners closed out their conference play. After snapping El Camino’s 25 game winning streak  with back to back wins April 18 and April 20, Rio Hondo looked to keep up the momentum ...

Rio Hondo’s Baseball Team Defeats Chaffey College in Final Game of the Series and Season

Crystian Mendoza, Sports Editor

May 2, 2017


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Another high scoring game between Rio Hondo College and Chaffey College saw the Roadrunners beat the Panthers in their final home game of the season April 28. Rio Hondo closed out their season with an overall record of 19-17 and an 11-11 record in conference play. The Roadrunners opened the scoreboard in the...

UEFA Champions League Returns to Action

UEFA Champions League Returns to Action

Crystian Mendoza, Sports Editor

May 2, 2017


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The most prestigious competition in European soccer returns May 2 after the semifinal draw on April 21 as Real Madrid hosts Spanish city rivals Atletico Madrid in a repeat of last seasons finale, while the French side AS Monaco will host Italian league leaders Juventus May 3.    This is the four...

Disaster Looms in Lob City

Jonathan Manjarrez, Staff Writer

May 2, 2017


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  The Los Angeles Clippers were for many years the laughing stock of the NBA prior to the acquisition of point guard, Chris Paul. Before acquiring Chris Paul, the Clippers had only made the playoffs once in the fifteen years prior. Following their first round exit against the up-start Utah Jazz...

The 2017 NBA Postseason May Mark the End of an Era for the Clippers

The 2017 NBA Postseason May Mark the End of an Era for the Clippers

Ramon Alvarado, Staff Writer

May 1, 2017


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The Los Angeles Clippers have been eliminated from playoff contention after losing game seven of their first round series with the Utah Jazz on Sunday, April 30. With their elimination from the postseason, it's time they start looking ahead. Three of their starting five players have the option to leave...

ESPN President Releases Memo; Numerous Employees to be Laid Off

ESPN President Releases Memo; Numerous Employees to be Laid Off

Ramon Alvarado, Staff Writer

April 26, 2017


Filed under Sports

ESPN President, John Skipper, released a memo to the company's employees informing them of some changes coming to the network. "The Worldwide Leader in Sports" announced that it will be laying off many of its on-air personalities. In the memo, Skipper says that "ESPN has been actively engaged throughout...

Game Five Goes to the Jazz; Take 3-2 Series Lead Over Clippers

Game Five Goes to the Jazz; Take 3-2 Series Lead Over Clippers

Ramon Alvarado, Staff Writer

April 26, 2017


Filed under Sports

The Utah Jazz went into the Staples Center Monday, April 25, and left with a 96-92 road victory over the Los Angeles Clippers. The win in game five gives Utah a 3-2 lead in the best-of-seven series. After averaging 108 points per game in the regular season, Los Angeles' offense has been restricted...

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


Filed under Sports

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


Filed under Sports

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...

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