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Baseball field upgraded

Victor Quintero, Sports Editor

October 4, 2012

As many students have noticed, Rio Hondo community college is under renovation.  New additions to the physical education department are under development and set to be revealed in 2013. The baseball field is also getting a face lift with the addition of the new custom made scoreboard built to represent...

A lot upcoming for Dana White of UFC

Frankie Mendoza, Staff Writer

September 20, 2012

2012 was a big year for UFC injury wise. So 2013 may very well be a year of The Super-fight. On Sept. 10, UFC President Dana White told HD Net’s  “Inside MMA” that not only is a Anderson Silva (32-4 MMA,15-0 UFC) vs. George St Pierre (22-2,MMA,16-2 UFC) fight looking like a possibility, only if...

Rio Hondo men’s soccer team gets first win

Jocelin Aguirre, Staff Writers

September 20, 2012

After a rough start Rio Hondo’s Men’s soccer team takes their first win of the year with a 1-0 victory at home Sept. 11 against Irvine Valley. The team struggled to keep possession of the ball through out the game but they showed determination and passion. Coach Orlando Brenes said,  “Winning...

Women’s soccer team triumph at home

Jocelin Aguirre, Staff Writers

September 20, 2012

Another successful performance for Rio Hondo’s women’s soccer team on Tuesday afternoon beating Glendale college 3-0 at home. After various attempts to score Lily Gama scored the first goal during the opening half of the game. Jessica Villlagomez scored the next goal during the second half giving...

Promising season for Wrestling Team

Charlie Franco and Matthew Godinez, Staff Writers

September 20, 2012

Being in the toughest Conference in the state, the wrestling team has a big season ahead of them. With five wrestlers returning for the new season, the two returning , are captains Jose Maldonado weight class 141 and Able Avila weight class 149. Realizing our wrestlers having to deal with a lot of weight on the...

Saddleback defeats volleyball team in five sets

Chalrlie Franco and Matthew Godinez, Staff Writers

September 20, 2012

This weekend the roadrunner women’s volleyball faced off against Saddleback. It was rough in set one with each team scoring back to back to back to back but the Roadrunners managed to pull through with a win 25-21. It wasn’t going so well in the second set with Saddleback leading of with a...

Women’s water polo team sink but still swim

Women's water polo team sink but still swim

Victor Quintero, Sports Editor

September 20, 2012

Rio Hondo’s women’s water polo, after suffering three straight losses to open the season, will try to get into the winning side of things this weekend when it enters the Mt. San Antonio College tournament. The Roadrunners opened up the season by losing to Mt. SAC, 16-8, Santa Monica, 15-5, and...

Rio Hondo Volleyball

Samantha Ponce, Staff Writer

September 17, 2012

The Lady roadrunners get some practice time in before their first game of the season next Wednesday, September 5, against the Mt. SAC Mounties. When asked hoe the lady road runners would do this 2012 season, head coach Terri Esko responds, "I Definetely foresee us being at the to of the league." This...

Men’s soccer team loses first game

Daisy Lopez, Lifestyles Editor

September 16, 2012

It’s that time of year again for soccer season. Things didn’t go as expected when the first game got cancelled on Monday due to technical difficulties. According to the assistant coach, “The players were a bit anxious and made simple mistakes. We have a lot of young players and only five retur...


Victor Quintero, Sports Editor

September 10, 2012

For many years school spirit revolved around how well your schools football team is doing. It had been a tradition ever since our parents attended high school and even before that. So the obvious question rises; why is there no football at Rio Hondo High School? Basketball, wrestling, soccer, cross...

Women’s soccer team score and impress

Victor Quintero, Sports Editor

September 7, 2012

Rio Hondo Women's soccer team did not fail to impress during their first game, against West Los Angeles. Not only did they manage to shut out the opposing team but they did it in tremendous fashion, winning the game with a final score of 10-0. The roadrunners are known for their incredible speed and...

Women’s Water Polo Squad Are Ready

Women's Water Polo Squad Are Ready

Jazmin Ortiz and Victor Quintero, Sports Editor

September 7, 2012

Practicing two times a day combined with giving it their all this season, the women's water polo team of Rio Hondo College is not only gaining their aquatic superiority through intensive practices, but great leadership. Led by Coach Mike Hinze and assistant coaches Oscar Dorado, Marcus Moncibaes,...

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