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Los Angeles Clubs Working Hard on Off Weekend

Los Angeles Clubs Working Hard on Off Weekend

Ignacio Cervantes, Reporter

March 17, 2018


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Both Los Angeles based Major League Soccer clubs will enjoy a bye week this weekend when the third week of MLS kicks off Saturday. LA Galaxy After defeat to New York City FC last week at Yankee Stadium, the Galaxy will be anxious to get back to winning ways next week as they travel to Vancouver ...

Both LA MLS Clubs Look for Back-to-Back Wins to Start Season

Both LA MLS Clubs Look for Back-to-Back Wins to Start Season

Ignacio Cervantes, Reporter

March 9, 2018


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This weekend, our Los Angeles-based Major League Soccer sides look to build off Week 1 wins to remain undefeated. Los Angeles Football Club First, LAFC travel to Sandy, Utah on Saturday as Real Salt Lake try to spoil Bob Bradley’s men’s bright start to life in the MLS. LAFC and RSL kickoff...

MLS Season Kicking Off Saturday

MLS Season Kicking Off Saturday

March 2, 2018


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This Saturday, soccer is back. Reigning Major League Soccer Cup champion Toronto FC will host Columbus Crew SC to kickoff the league’s 23rd season. This term, an expansion team has been added to the Western Conference in the shape of Los Angeles Football Club, making the league a 23-team pool (11 Eas...

Did Zaza Pachulia Flop for the win?

Did Zaza Pachulia Flop for the win?

Stephanie Medina

February 26, 2018


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In the late third quarter of the Golden State Warriors 112-80 win Saturday night, Oklahoma City Thunder Guard Russel Westbrook said Warriors center Zaza Pachulia intentionally tried to hurt him. As Westbrook drove to the basket and shot a floater over Nick Young, the ball hit the front of the rim....

Basketball: Rio Ladies Push Through Sophomore Night

Basketball: Rio Ladies Push Through Sophomore Night

Ramon Alvarado, Editor-in-Chief

February 16, 2018


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The Lady Roadrunners fell to the Pasadena City College Lancers Friday, Feb. 16 at Rio Hondo. Pasadena City spoiled Sophomore Night at The Hondo as they defeated the Rio Ladies, 76-50. Rio fell behind quickly Friday night. They trailed PCC by 15 after the first quarter and 21 at the half. The Rio...

Basketball: ELAC’s Full-Court Press Fuels Victory Over Rio

Basketball: ELAC’s Full-Court Press Fuels Victory Over Rio

Ramon Alvarado, Editor-in-Chief

February 9, 2018


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East Los Angeles College dominated the Lady Roadrunners in the gym at Rio Hondo Friday night. The ELAC full-court pressure helped the Huskies escape The Hondo with the 81-58, 23-point victory. The Lady Roadrunners offense looked frustrated with themselves trying to break the Huskies’ full-court...

Basketball: Roadrunners Rout Chaffey

Basketball: Roadrunners Rout Chaffey

Ignacio Cervantes, Reporter

February 8, 2018


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The Rio Hondo Men’s Basketball team were comfortable winners Wednesday night, beating Chaffey College 77-60 at the Rio Gymnasium. A strong finish to the first half saw the Roadrunners take the lead midway and keep it until the end of regulation. Pink hats, shirts, and jackets filled the bleachers...

Basketball: Lady Roadrunners Lose Coaches vs Cancer Game

Basketball: Lady Roadrunners Lose Coaches vs Cancer Game

Ramon Alvarado, Editor-in-Chief

February 8, 2018


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The Lady Roadrunners were outlasted by the Chaffey Panthers Wednesday night at Rio Hondo. The Rio Ladies were able to keep the game close but couldn’t overcome a late surge by the Panthers. Chaffey came away with the 54-44 road victory, spoiling Coaches vs Cancer Night for the Lady Roadrunners. Pink...

Eagles Defeat Patriots for Franchise’s First Super Bowl Victory

Eagles Defeat Patriots for Franchise’s First Super Bowl Victory

Ramon Alvarado, Editor-in-Chief

February 4, 2018


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The Philadelphia Eagles have won their first Super Bowl in franchise history after defeating the New England Patriots in Super Bowl LII. Eagles’ quarterback Nick Foles was given the MVP award after throwing for 373 yards, 3 touchdowns and an interception in the Super Bowl victory. Foles connected...

Super Bowl LII Preview: What to Look For

Super Bowl LII Preview: What to Look For

Ramon Alvarado, Editor-in-Chief

February 4, 2018


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Super Sunday is here! U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis will play host to Super Bowl LII at 3:30 p.m. pacific time this afternoon. The defending champion New England Patriots are back in the big game for the 8th time since the Brady/Belicheck Era began in 2001 and are looking for ring number six. Th...

Basketball: Rio Falls to Chaffey in Overtime

Basketball: Rio Falls to Chaffey in Overtime

Ignacio Cervantes, Staff Writer

January 22, 2018


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The Rio Hondo Men’s Basketball team lost a close game in overtime on Friday night at Earl Sicosky Gymnasium to Chaffey College by the score of 65-63. Freshman guard Jonathon Martinez scored two clutch free throws with three seconds left in regulation to send the close game to overtime but the Roadrunners...

Astros Defeat Dodgers to Win 2017 World Series

Astros Defeat Dodgers to Win 2017 World Series

Ramon Alvarado, Editor-in-Chief

November 1, 2017


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After a seven game series that played out like film drama, the Houston Astros came out on top of the Dodgers to win the 2017 World Series. Fans at Dodger Stadium were all riled up at the start of the seventh and final game of the Fall Classic. The Dodgers were playing for their first championship...

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