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Copa del Rey: Barcelona get Beyond Rival Madrid

Gilberto Espana, Reporter

March 4, 2019


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FC Barcelona has once again reached the Copa Del Rey Final after defeating rivals Real Madrid Wednesday, Feb. 27 after two legs in the semifinal. They entered the match tied 1-1 after the first game needing a victory on the road to advance to their sixth consecutive final. FC Barcelona have made a habit ...

New Cycle In El Clasico

Jesus Manriquez, Reporter

March 3, 2019


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F.C Barcelona beat Real Madrid 1-0 at the Santiago Bernabeu on Saturday March 2. It was the fourth meeting between the arch-rivals this season. Barcelona came from eliminating Real Madrid from the Copa Del Rey on Wednesday. Yesterday’s win might have ended Real Madrid’s hopes in La Liga. Both teams...

MLS: Galaxy Youngster Steals the show Against Chicago

Jesus Manriquez, Reporter

March 3, 2019


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It was a perfect day for the Los Angeles Galaxy. Club legend David Beckham saw his statue unveiled in front of thousands of fans pregame. A tribute to former coach Sigi Schmid following his passing last Christmas was viewed on the big-screen, and an epic comeback on their 2019 Major League Soccer...

UFC 235: Jones vs Smith Preview

David Ibarra, Reporter

March 2, 2019


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The UFC is back on Pay-Per-View with its strongest card this year. Two-time light heavyweight champion Jon Jones will defend his title against Anthony Smith this Saturday at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The co-main event is a welterweight title fight between Tyron Woodley and Kamaru Usman. Jones...

Women’s Basketball: Roadrunners Sprinting Into Regionals

Ignacio Cervantes, Sports Editor

February 28, 2019


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The California Community College Athletic Association women’s basketball Southern California Regionals began yesterday with three wild card matchups. Friday, March 1 the second round of the tournament will resume with all seeds attempting to win two games to advance to the California state finals. Amongst...

Spring Training: Freeway Series In Arizona Announces Start of Baseball in So Cal

David Ibarra, Reporter

February 28, 2019


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As quickly and quietly as it arrived, the Winter Meetings have gone, and a new spring is upon us. The Los Angeles Dodgers have exited the offseason with slight renovations to the team that has appeared in back-to-back World Series. The team bid farewell to their General Manager Farhan Zaidi, who,...

MLS Opening Weekend: Double Fixture For Los Angeles

Jesus Manriquez, Reporter

February 28, 2019


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MLS opening weekend comes to Los Angeles with a double fixture. Los Angeles Galaxy will face off against the Chicago Fire Saturday and LAFC goes up against Sporting Kansas City on Sunday. Both LA teams will look to improve from last season. LAFC fell out short after being upset in the first round ...

Softball: Previewing Matchup With Mt. SAC

Jesus Marquez, Reporter

February 28, 2019


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Rio Hondo women’s softball team will play against Mt. San Antonio Tuesday, Feb. 26 at Rio Hondo at 3:00 p.m.. The Roadrunners lost their last six matches in twelve days and they struggled to play defensively. Their performance this season has been inconsistent home and away. They lost 4-0 agai...

Below average start

Christian Salinas, Reporter

February 28, 2019


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Trying to get back in the win column, the Rio Hondo Baseball team host Victor Valley College Tuesday, Feb. 26 at 2:00 p.m.. After losing this past Saturday, Feb. 23 to Oxnard, they stand at (4-5) on the season. The Rio Hondo men’s baseball team have started their 2019 season slowly (the Roadrunners...

Women’s Tennis Preview: Rio Hondo vs El Camino

Sam Garcia, Reporter

February 28, 2019


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Tennis season is in full swing. The Lady Roadrunners will take on the El Camino College Warriors Tuesday, Feb. 26 at Rio’s tennis courts. Sophomore Jane Quoch has a lot of different emotions going through her. “Nervous,” said Quoch. “Same girls I competed against last year, but I’m excited.”...

Lakers Get Out “Paced” in Indiana

Joseph Rodriguez, Writer/reporter

February 28, 2019


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Trouble with the Lakers After a tough 14 point loss to the Golden State Warriors on Saturday, the Lakers had to have been discouraged knowing that they were leading at one point in the 4th quarter. This was a game in which Lebron James did not play, but the Lakers still expect to win. They had recently b...

MMA: Georges St-Pierre Set to Announce Retirement

MMA: Georges St-Pierre Set to Announce Retirement

David Ibarra, Reporter

February 21, 2019


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The Legacy of a Champion One of the greatest mixed-martial artists to ever compete, Georges St-Pierre, is planning to announce his retirement. He will announce his retirement from professional sports this Thursday at a conference in Montreal, Quebec. The former UFC welterweight and middleweight champion...

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