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RHC women’s water polo gets win against El Camino College

RHC women’s water polo gets win against El Camino College

Crystian Mendoza, Sports Editor

October 19, 2016


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The Rio Hondo women’s water polo team currently has an overall record of 5-9 and a South Coast Conference record of 2-4 after their 18-13 win over El Camino College Oct. 5. Emily Mena was the Player of the Game against ECC that afternoon, scoring a total of 12 goals and 7 steals. Mena also drew ...

RHC women’s basketball team competes at Santa Ana College Fall showcase

RHC women’s basketball team competes at Santa Ana College Fall showcase

Adam Calleja, Staff Writer

October 17, 2016


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The Rio Hondo women’s basketball team participated in their final fall showcase at Santa Ana College as they prepare for the upcoming season. The Roadrunners finished the showcase with a solid 2-2 record, competing against several of the best teams in the state. On the first day of the showcase, Rio Hon...

RHC men’s soccer gets a win and two draws to start off the South Coast Conference

RHC men’s soccer gets a win and two draws to start off the South Coast Conference

Crystian Mendoza, Sports Editor

October 17, 2016


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The Rio Hondo College men’s soccer team started off their South Coast Conference play against East Los Angeles College Sept. 30 where they went on to win the game in the 88th minute thanks to a late winner by Angel Flores. The game was steady for a majority of the time as both teams went back and...

RHC Women’s soccer dominate in win over Pasadena City College, 4-0

RHC Women’s soccer dominate in win over Pasadena City College, 4-0

Victor Lozano, Staff Writer

October 17, 2016


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Another outstanding performance from the Rio Hondo women’s soccer team led them to their first conference victory, 4-0 against Pasadena City College Oct 4. After starting conference play on the road Sept. 30 tying against East Los Angeles College, Rio played at home for the first time since Sept....

Kershaw powers Dodgers to 1-0 victory over Cubs; series now shifts to Los Angeles all tied up

Kershaw powers Dodgers to 1-0 victory over Cubs; series now shifts to Los Angeles all tied up

Ramon Alvarado, Staff Writer

October 17, 2016


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After losing game 1 of the NLCS to the Cubs due to a late pitching collapse, the Dodgers’ Clayton Kershaw pitched a shutout Sunday night at Wrigley Field in Chicago. The shutout powered the Dodgers to a 1-0 victory and the Boys in Blue have now tied up the series with the Cubbies at 1-1.  The serie...

Dodgers rally late to beat Nationals; now face the Cubs for a spot in the World Series

Dodgers rally late to beat Nationals; now face the Cubs for a spot in the World Series

Ramon Alvarado, Staff Writer

October 17, 2016


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The Dodgers and Nationals fought for a spot in the NLCS Thursday night at Nationals Park in Washington. The game got off to a slow start but picked up in the seventh inning. The end of the game provided plenty of action for those in attendance and those watching. After a late rally, the Dodgers were ...

Dodgers escape elimination from the MLB postseason with a victory over the Nationals

Dodgers escape elimination from the MLB postseason with a victory over the Nationals

Ramon Alvarado, Staff Writer

October 13, 2016


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The MLB postseason has produced plenty of close and exciting games in its first two rounds. The Dodgers and Nationals added another one to the list Tuesday afternoon when they battled out game four of the NLDS at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles. The Dodgers were able to escape elimination with a 6-5 v...

RHC men’s water polo team get first win

RHC men’s water polo team get first win

Crystian Mendoza, Sports Editor

October 5, 2016


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The Rio Hondo Men’s water polo team has finally gotten their first win of the season against Los Angeles Trade-Tech College Sept. 28. The men's water polo team won by a score of 17-11, with Kent Mertins scoring a whopping four goals to help Rio Hondo get their first win of the season. The Roadru...

Rio women’s basketball shows promise in Fall Showcase

Rio women’s basketball shows promise in Fall Showcase

Adam Calleja, Staff Writer

October 5, 2016


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The Rio Hondo women’s basketball team showed promising potential as they competed in a Fall Showcase at Ventura College preparing for the upcoming season. The Roadrunners went 3-1 on the weekend with impressive wins over Foothill College, San Diego City College and Antelope Valley College. The Roadrunn...

Blue Jays need extra innings to defeat Orioles in the first game of the MLB postseason

Blue Jays need extra innings to defeat Orioles in the first game of the MLB postseason

Ramon Alvarado, Staff Writer

October 5, 2016


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The AL Wild Card game between the Orioles and Blue Jays was last night and the MLB postseason is now officially underway. It was a cool, clear night at the Rogers Centre in Toronto and it provided the perfect setting for a win-or-go-home baseball game. The two participants in this year’s first po...

Dodgers with Full Head of Steam, Gearing Up for Postseason

Dodgers with Full Head of Steam, Gearing Up for Postseason

Cain Hernandez, Staff Writer

September 29, 2016


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For the fourth year in a row, the Los Angeles Dodgers won the National League West division in Major League Baseball. The Dodgers hope the fourth time is the charm in the playoffs. The last three years, Los Angeles has been bounced out early, only making it to the National League Championship series...

Men’s Soccer gets wins against Irvine Valley and San Bernardino College

Men’s Soccer gets wins against Irvine Valley and San Bernardino College

Crystian Mendoza, Sports Editor

September 28, 2016


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The Rio Hondo College men’s soccer team hosted Irvine Valley College Sept. 13 in what was a very even matchup, ultimately ending with Rio Hondo winning the game 3-2 after a stellar performance by Jesus Garcia. The Roadrunner’s found themselves a goal behind early on after Connor Elder got on the ...

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