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Women’s Softball: Roadrunners Softball team collapse against Chaffey

Jesus Marquez, Reporter

February 21, 2019


Filed under Sports

Yet Another Bad Game For Rio Hondo Tuesday, Feb. 19, Rio Hondo women’s softball team collapsed against Chaffey College and lost 8-1 at the Rio softball field. The Roadrunners had a terrible start in the first inning, while the Panthers were excellent. The ladies from Rio Hondo had problems catching...

“Hot and Cold”

February 18, 2019


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

The 2019 baseball season has been up and down for the Rio Hondo Roadrunners. They started off hot, winning the first three games of the season. They have since cooled off and are now one game below .500. Losing four straight, they will need to make some definite changes to get back on track before...

Women’s Tennis: Lady Roadrunners Defeat Cypress

Women’s Tennis: Lady Roadrunners Defeat Cypress

Ignacio Cervantes, Sports Editor

February 17, 2019


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

Tuesday, Feb. 13 the Rio Hondo women’s tennis team managed to earn its first victory of 2019 after defeating the Cypress College Chargers 6-3 at Rio Hondo College. Kicking off head coach’s Karen Unger’s 19th season as Roadrunners women’s tennis instructor, it took Rio’s second game to get...

UFC’s New Home, Sunday Fight Night on ESPN

UFC’s New Home, Sunday Fight Night on ESPN

David Ibarra, Reporter

February 17, 2019


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MMA has a new home. ESPN will host a UFC Fight Night this Sunday for the first time since the network acquired broadcasting rights last May. The promotion was able to negotiate a 1.5-billion dollar deal over five years in which 42 live events will be featured on ESPN and ESPN’s streaming platform...

Is It Too Soon Now to Sack Sarri?

Jesus Marquez, Reporter

February 17, 2019


Filed under Sports

Chelsea F.C has been struggling this season under new manger Maurizio Sarri. The Italian manager lost several games to reach top 4 in the Premier League table. Jan. 19, the Blues lost 2-0 against Arsenal at the Emirates Stadium. Just nine days later, they got embarrass by Bournemouth 4-0 on the roa...

Women’s Basketball: LATT Beavers Bite Through Roadrunners

Anel Ceballos, Opinion Co-editor

February 14, 2019


Filed under Sports

Rio Hondo suffered a tough lose Wednesday, Feb. 13 against LA Trade-Tech.  The Roadrunners proved to be outscored every quarter with 58-28 at the end of the first half and finished the game 109-60. Both schools had similar field goal percentages, with Rio Hondo ending the game at 44.8% and LA Trade-Tech...

Men’s Basketball: Streak Is Over

Sam Garcia, Reporter

February 14, 2019


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The streak is over. Rio Hondo snapped it’s 13 game losing streak with a 75-70 win over Los Angeles Trade-Tech College  Feb. 13 at Rio’s basketball gym. Sophomore guard Elijah McElroy led the charge with 25 points, seven rebounds, and six assists.  Not to be outdone, sophomore Jonathan Martinez...

UEFA Champions League Round of 16 Recap

UEFA Champions League Round of 16 Recap

Jesus Manriquez, Reporter

February 14, 2019


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The UEFA Champions League returned this week after a two month waiting period for the round of 16 phase. Controversy, upsets, and great match-ups took part in football’s biggest competition. Here’s a recap of this week’s games: Manchester United 0-2 Paris Saint-Germain. Paris St. Germai...

Breaking: Roadrunners Baseball Game Rains Out

Christian Salinas, Reporter

February 13, 2019


Filed under Sports

The rain has made its mark early in the Rio Hondo men’s baseball season. The Wednesday, Feb. 13 game between Rio Hondo College and Citrus College has officially been rained out. This is the second time this game has been cancelled because of poor field conditions from SoCal rain. It was originally...

Dodgers Off-Season Transactions

Nicholas Juarez, Reporter

February 13, 2019


Filed under Sports

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Why Are Manny Machado and Bryce Harper Still Free Agents?

Nicholas Juarez, Reporter

February 13, 2019


Filed under Sports

The two biggest names in baseball are still without a team. Bryce Harper, age 26, and Manny Machado, age 27, are two of baseballs youngest stars and are still without the big contracts. Will a team be able to strike a deal before Spring Training starts in a week? Or are we going to have a J.D. Martinez...

Super Bowl Halftime show…. boring

Cynthia Olvera, Staff Writer

February 13, 2019


Filed under Opinion, Sports

In Atlanta, Super Bowl 53 took place with the New England Patriots taking on the Los Angeles Rams. Although the game wasn’t the story the Halftime show performers and/or potential performers stole the show. The Halftime show performers have been under much controversy since the NFL created a policy...

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