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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...

Roadrunners baseball team get back to back conference losses against PCC

Carlos Diego Sanchez, Staff Writer

April 17, 2017


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After a three game series against Pasadena City College the Rio Hondo College baseball team has an overall record of 16-13 and a conference record of 8-9. They end their series against Pasadena City College with a two game losing streak. April 8 the Roadrunners had a noon start time home game against ...

Madrid derby ends in a last minute draw

Crystian Mendoza, Sports Editor

April 17, 2017


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Real Madrid hosted Atletico Madrid April 8 at the Santiago Bernabeu in Madrid, Spain as the much anticipated and possibly season defining Madrid derby was the highlight of the weekends La Liga clashes, with some 80,000 in attendance. Real Madrid were the current La Liga leaders, with 71 points goi...

Los Angeles Clippers Look to Clinch the Fourth Seed in Western Conference Playoffs

Los Angeles Clippers Look to Clinch the Fourth Seed in Western Conference Playoffs

Ramon Alvarado, Staff Writer

April 17, 2017


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The Los Angeles Clippers have clinched a spot in the 2017 postseason, but that doesn't mean they plan on resting their star players in their final regular season game. The Clippers and the Utah Jazz both have a record of 50-31, with the Clippers owning the tie-breaker. A win against the Sacramento Kings...

Oklahoma City Thunder’s Russell Westbrook sets NBA record with 42nd triple-double

Oklahoma City Thunder’s Russell Westbrook sets NBA record with 42nd triple-double

April 10, 2017


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Russell Westbrook has been on a tear all season long, doing anything and everything to lead his Thunder to victory. With his amazing athleticism, skill, and hustle comes amazing stats. Stats that have inked his 2016-2017 season in the history books. Westbrook broke Oscar Robertson's single season triple-double...

Sweet Sixteen Preview

Jonathan Manjarrez, Staff Writer

March 22, 2017


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After the first weekend of the NCAA Tournament gave us a preview of what's next to come in the tournament. Most expected for the number one seeds of the NCAA tournament to run the table against the lower seeds of the tourney. Most notably many expected defending champion Villanova and favorite Duke to blow past the competition to the Final Four, both teams failed to mak...

The Roadrunners Come Up Short Against ECC Compton

The Roadrunners Come Up Short Against ECC Compton

Carlos Diego Sanchez, Staff Writer

March 21, 2017


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In the Jungle Mar. 16, the Rio Hondo College baseball team lost to El Camino Compton College by a score of 9-6. The game was filled with plenty of action, hits, and pitching. Compton had a total of nine runs on 21 hits while Rio had six runs on 10 hits. The Roadrunners used a total of seven pitchers. T...

Lady Roadrunners softball team suffer tough 19- 5 loss to El Camino College

Lady Roadrunners softball team suffer tough 19- 5 loss to El Camino College

Victor Lozano, Staff Writer

March 21, 2017


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The Rio Hondo Softball team continued the second half of their season but still could not get it together, giving up the most runs they have so far this season to the El Camino Warriors in a 19-5 loss. Having started off the season with three wins and two losses, the Lady Roadrunners have now lost the...

Rio softball team endures five- game losing streak

Rio softball team endures five- game losing streak

Crystian Mendoza, Sports Editor

March 15, 2017


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The Rio Hondo College softball team has gone through a tough five consecutive losses, most recently falling out against San Diego City College Mar. 10 dropping their overall record to 6-12 overall and 0-2 in conference as the team continues to try to snap out of their losing streak. During Rio Hondo’s...

UCLA heads into March Madness Riding Lonzo Ball’s Success

Jonathan Manjarrez, Staff Writer

March 14, 2017


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The second official week of March for many people marks the time when daylight savings makes it necessary that everyone double checks all their clocks, but to college basketball fans it marks the release of NCAA Tournament brackets better known as March Madness. The most enthusiastic fans after se...

Clippers travel to Utah to face Jazz in potential playoff matchup

Clippers travel to Utah to face Jazz in potential playoff matchup

Ramon Alvarado, Staff Writer

March 14, 2017


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The Los Angeles Clippers will visit Utah tonight, March 13, to take on the Jazz at six pm. The game could end up having a huge impact on playoff seeding. Utah (41-25) currently has a one-game lead over the Clippers (40-26) for the fourth-seed in the Western Conference. Since Chris Paul has returned...

Lakers handed eighth straight loss; better their chances of landing number one pick

Lakers handed eighth straight loss; better their chances of landing number one pick

Ramon Alvarado, Staff Writer

March 8, 2017


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The Los Angeles Lakers visited the Dallas Mavericks on Tuesday, March 7, for a regular season matchup between two teams trending in different directions. The Mavericks got the win over the Lakers with a score of 122-111. The win gave the Mavericks their fifth win in their last six games; while the Lakers...

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