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New England Patriots Win Super Bowl LI With Epic Comeback

New England Patriots Win Super Bowl LI With Epic Comeback

Ramon Alvarado

February 8, 2017


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What a game! The Atlanta Falcons came storming out of the gate in the first half of Super Bowl LI in Houston, Texas on Sunday night. They jumped out to an early 21-0 lead and led at halftime 21-3. But it was a tale of two halves, as the Falcons fell apart and paved the way for a Tom Brady comeback. The...

New England Patriots Martellus Bennett and Devin McCourty skipping White House visit

Jonathan Manjarrez, Reporter

February 7, 2017


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The pinnacle of the NFL season was held at NRG stadium in Houston, Texas where the New England Patriots came back against the Atlanta Falcons to win Super Bowl XLI. Media coverage was centered around Tom Brady and Bill Belichick cementing themselves among football greats, but it was a backup tight end...

Los Angeles Lakers Survive 4th Quarter Shootout with Denver Nuggets

Los Angeles Lakers Survive 4th Quarter Shootout with Denver Nuggets

Ramon Alvarado, Reporter

February 2, 2017


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After losing three straight road games last week, the Los Angeles Lakers were able to bounce back against the Denver Nuggets Tuesday night. The Staples Center crowd in attendance Tuesday night were treated to an exciting fourth quarter that saw the Lakers and Nuggets score a combined 79 points. The Lakers...

Rams’ number one pick Jared Goff to get first start against the Miami Dolphins

Rams’ number one pick Jared Goff to get first start against the Miami Dolphins

Ramon Alvarado, Staff Writer

November 21, 2016


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After getting no playing time in the first nine games of the season, the Rams have finally decided to start their number one overall pick, Jared Goff. Goff, who had a brilliant career at the collegiate level, will get the chance to showcase his skills for the first time in the pros this Sunday when th...

Roadrunners men’s soccer team struggles against Mt. San Antonio College Mounties, losing 1- 0

Roadrunners men’s soccer team struggles against Mt. San Antonio College Mounties, losing 1- 0

Victor Lozano, Staff Writer

November 21, 2016


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Struggling throughout the entire season, the men’s soccer team at Rio Hondo College had only one thing in mind and it was to finish off their last game at home against the South Coast Conference leading team, Mt. San Antonio College. Mt. SAC has been nothing less than spectacular this season comin...

Rio Hondo College men’s basketball team lsoe to Mira Costa College 81- 70

Rio Hondo College men’s basketball team lsoe to Mira Costa College 81- 70

Victor Lozano, Staff Writer

November 21, 2016


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After the Rio Hondo men’s basketball participated in the Miramar Tournament to start their new 2016-2017 season, the Roadrunners played at home for the first time this season to take on MiraCosta College. The tournament, which took place Nov. 3-5 at San Diego Miramar College, saw Rio Hondo match ...

Rio Hondo College women’s soccer team crowned South Coast Conference North Division champions

Rio Hondo College women’s soccer team crowned South Coast Conference North Division champions

Crystian Mendoza, Sports Editor

November 21, 2016


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After an impressive season with an overall record of 13-1-5, the Rio Hondo College women’s soccer team, led by Head Coach Jennifer Tanaka, was named the 2016 Southern California South Coast Conference North Division champions. The Lady Roadrunners went undefeated in the conference, getting a record o...

Rams involved in another defensive battle as they narrowly edge out the Jets in New York

Rams involved in another defensive battle as they narrowly edge out the Jets in New York

Ramon Alvarado, Staff Writer

November 15, 2016


Filed under Sports

The Los Angeles Rams traveled to New York this past Sunday to take on the struggling Jets. Both the Rams and Jets have outstanding defensive squads and they were both on display at MetLife Stadium. The Rams’ Alec Ogletree picked off a pass from rookie quarterback Bryce Petty to secure the 9-6 victory...

Rio Hondo women’s soccer tie ELAC 2-2 and dominate PCC 7-2

Rio Hondo women’s soccer tie ELAC 2-2 and dominate PCC 7-2

Crystian Mendoza, Sports Editor

November 15, 2016


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The Rio Hondo College women’s soccer team started off their week with a home game against East Los Angeles College Nov. 1 in a game that would see both sides walk away with a point, as they tied 1-1 on the evening. The draw saw the Lady Roadrunners overall record now go to 11-1-4 while putting...

Rio Hondo student Nicole Robbins signs National Letter of Intent with Ottawa University

Rio Hondo student Nicole Robbins signs National Letter of Intent with Ottawa University

Crystian Mendoza, Sports Editor

November 14, 2016


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Nicole Robbins, 19, of Rio Hondo College, officially signed her National Letter of Intent Nov. 10 and will be continuing her academic and athletic career playing tennis at Ottawa University in Kansas next Fall. Robbins played varsity tennis for South Hills High School in West Covina for four yea...

Fly The W: The Chicago Cubs are World Series Champions

Fly The W: The Chicago Cubs are World Series Champions

Xavier Alatorre, News Editor

November 9, 2016


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108 years ago, women were not allowed to vote. Today, woman are allowed to vote and some Americans will vote for the first female president. 108 years ago, Ford released the Model T, the country’s first affordable automobile. Today, the Interstate Highway system dominates ground travel in the United...

Fans chant for Jared Goff as the LA Rams lose their fourth straight game

Fans chant for Jared Goff as the LA Rams lose their fourth straight game

Ramon Alvarado, Staff Writer

November 8, 2016


Filed under Sports

The Los Angeles Rams faced the Carolina Panthers on Sunday at the Los Angeles Coliseum in their eighth game of the season. The famous sunny California weather provided the perfect setting for the two offenses to put some points on the board, but the Rams made Sunday’s game another defensive battle. ...

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