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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...

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...

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