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Champions League Football Returns

Jesus Manriquez, Reporter

February 11, 2019


Filed under Sports

The UEFA Champions League returns  Tuesday with the Round of 16 taking place on Feb.12-13 and Feb.19-20. The second legs will be playing on Mar.5-6 and Mar.12-13. the competition’s top favorites to win the competition will faceoff on some of the best games of the season.    Games To Watch Liverpool...

Men’s Basketball: Roadrunners Continue To Battle for A Win

Sam Garcia, Reporter

February 11, 2019


Filed under Sports

Sophomore power forward Uziel Felix paced Rio Hondo College with 18 points in an 80-65 loss to South Coast Conference-North rival Pasadena City College in Pasadena Friday, Feb. 9. This was a nice bounce-back game for Felix, who was held to just 8 points against Mt. San Antonio College. No. 4 also ...

Women’s Basketball: Roadrunners Hang on for Win Against Pasadena

Women’s Basketball: Roadrunners Hang on for Win Against Pasadena

Anel Ceballos, Opinion Co-editor

February 11, 2019


Filed under Sports

Friday, Feb. 8, the Roadrunners women’s basketball team made a comeback to beat the Lancers 58-57. Rio Hondo had a tough first half behind Pasadena 31-23, but quickly bounced back in the third quarter to outscore the Lancers 21-12 and gain the lead 44-43. As it came down to the fourth quarter, both ...

There is a New League in Town, TV Ratings of the Alliance of American Football Reveal a Big Hit

There is a New League in Town, TV Ratings of the Alliance of American Football Reveal a Big Hit

Christian Salinas, Reporter

February 11, 2019


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

Thought football season was over?  Think again. A new football organization called the Alliance of American Football, trying to directly compete with the NFL, has arrived.  Not just becoming a competitor but also a fix for the football junkie while the NFL is in it’s off-season. The league offic...

NBA Trade Deadline Headlined by Davis Non-Trade

NBA Trade Deadline Headlined by Davis Non-Trade

Jarbas Faria, Reporter

February 10, 2019


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This NBA trade deadline was something interesting to see. There was many quiet but interesting trades but also a lot of trades we thought would go down that didn’t. The biggest name we heard of this trade deadline was power forward Anthony Davis from the New Orlean Pelicans, he demanded a trade af...

Softball: Roadrunners Lose First Conference Game

Jesus Marquez, Reporter

February 9, 2019


Filed under Sports

Today, Feb. 7, Rio Hondo Women's softball team lost their first conference game against Long Beach City College 12-5 at the Rio softball field. Long Beach started the game well in the first inning, while the Roadrunners had a terrible start. The ladies from Long Beach were motivating their teammates...

Breaking: Whittaker Injured and Out of UFC 234

Breaking: Whittaker Injured and Out of UFC 234

David Ibarra, Reporter

February 9, 2019


Filed under Sports

Just hours before the event is slated to begin, UFC 234: Whittaker vs Gastelum has taken the biggest hit possible. Middleweight champion Robert Whittaker, who was scheduled to fight Kelvin Gastelum in the main event, has been ruled out of tonight’s bout. Sources close to Whittaker say he was dealing...

UFC 234: Whittaker vs Gastelum Preview

UFC 234: Whittaker vs Gastelum Preview

David Ibarra, Reporter

February 8, 2019


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

This weekend, the UFC returns to Melbourne, Australia for UFC 234: Whittaker v Gastelum. This will mark the Middleweight champion’s return to his home state to defend his title for the first time. Robert Whittaker will look to make it ten wins in a row as he takes on formidable challenger Kelvin Ga...

The Bernabeu Will Decide

The Bernabeu Will Decide

Jesus Manriquez, Reporter

February 8, 2019


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The Santiago Bernabeu will decide who advances to the Copa Del Rey final after Barcelona and Real Madrid’s 1-1 draw in the first leg held in Barcelona’s Camp Nou. Barcelona will have to go out to the Bernabeu in Madrid, Spain looking for a win after drawing at home against a Real Madrid side that...

After Winning First Three Games, Roadrunners Drop The Fourth Against SD Mesa

Christian Salinas, Reporter

February 8, 2019


Filed under Sports

Thursday, Feb. 7, the Rio Hondo men’s baseball team hosted the San Diego Mesa College Olympians at the campus of Rio Hondo College. The Roadrunners came into this 3-0 while the Olympians got off to a slow start this season and visited Rio with a 1-3 record. The Roadrunners were the favorite but tha...

Super Bowl LIII: Can Rams Take the Throne?

Super Bowl LIII: Can Rams Take the Throne?

Sam Garcia, Reporter

February 3, 2019


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Hope For Rams Fans Sunday, Feb. 3, the Los Angeles Rams will take on the New England Patriots in Super Bowl LIII. Over the last two seasons, the Rams have gone from one of the laughing stocks of the National Football League to potential world champions. As a lifelong Rams fan, I can’t tell you how ...

Men’s and Women’s Basketball Searching for First Conference Victory

Men’s and Women’s Basketball Searching for First Conference Victory

Ignacio Cervantes, Sports Editor

January 30, 2019


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

On Wednesday, Jan. 30  both Men’s and Women’s Basketball teams face-off against the Chaffey College Panthers at Rio Hondo College’s gymnasium. Both squads are in search of their first win in the South Coast Conference-North following two losses during last week’s opening games against Pasade...

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