Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Justin Gomez

Justin Gomez is 20 years old and has graduated from Pioneer High School in 2018. Justin began to explore Journalism/Broadcasting at Rio Hondo College, but would like to pursue Audio Post Production. He enjoys engaging in his two favorite sports Basketball and Baseball. He has also participated in these two sports throughout his high school career. Some of his hobbies include playing basketball amongst his friends and adult leagues, and playing video games such as competitive Call of Duty.

All content by Justin Gomez

Halo Infinite Came Early

Nov 18, 2021

On Nov 15,  Halo Infinite dropped early. Three weeks early to be exact which got a positive reaction by the community. People have been waiting a whole year for this game to drop. It was delayed so much...

Lakers Stun the Heat

Nov 12, 2021

On Nov 10,  the Lakers faced off against the Miami Heat. At the time the Heat were the number one seed in the eastern conference. The Lakers were only in the eighth spot of the western conference. That...

Call of Duty Vanguard Released

Nov 6, 2021

This year's new Call of Duty is called Call of Duty Vanguard and was released Friday, November 5th. They introduced a new campaign, zombies mode, and 16 different multiplayer maps. This has the scene excited...

Golden State Warriors Start Off Strong

Nov 1, 2021

Since the season started on October 19th, the Golden State Warriors have come out the gates hot. They have started the season 4-0 leading the western conference. They are one of only three teams that are...

NBA Season Opener

Oct 22, 2021

On Oct 19, the NBA season started back up for their 75th anniversary. For opening night they showcased two western conference teams and two eastern conference teams. For the west side, it would be the...

Dodgers vs Giants Historic Game 5

Oct 18, 2021

On October 14th, 2021 the Los Angeles Dodgers faced off against the San Francisco Giants. The winner of this game would advance to the National League Championship Series against the Atlanta Braves. Including...

Dodgers NL Wild Card Game Magic

Oct 7, 2021

On Oct 6, the Los Angeles Dodgers faced the St. Louis Cardinals in a one game elimination matchup. The winner will move on to the National League Division Series against the San Francisco Giants. The Dodgers...

Richard Sherman Signs to the Buccaneers

Oct 5, 2021

On Oct 29, Richard Sherman announced that he will be joining the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. This veteran cornerback announced it on The Richard Sherman Podcast. He signed a one-year contract for $2.25 million....

What’s Next for Ben Simmons

Sep 29, 2021

As of  right now the future of Ben Simmons is still unclear. This is due to the fact that he has yet to be traded. Simmons has not gotten the results he has wanted in the past couple years. Something...

Max Scherzer Joins the 3,000 Strikeout Club

Sep 23, 2021

On Sept 12, Dodgers’ star pitcher Max Scherzer became the 19th player to reach 3,000 strikeouts. He joins players like Nolan Ryan, Pedro Martinez, and Justin Verlander. Most people say that Scherzer...

[Video] The Sportsrunner Episode 12 (Spring 2021)

May 27, 2021

In the final episode of the Spring 2021 semester of The Sportsrunner, our team brings to you sports coverage, one final time. This week, we give you the latest on the new NBA play-in tournament and more...

Doppelgänger

May 23, 2021

English professor William Curington from Rio Hondo College decided to write a book called “Doppelgänger”. It took Curington nine months to write this book which is a good amount of time spent on this...

[Video] The Sportsrunner Episode 11 (Spring 2021)

May 19, 2021

In this week's episode of The Sportsrunner, we give you the latest on the NBA Hall of Fame Ceremony this weekend and more on the conclusion of the NBA regular season. We also give you the latest transfer...

Russell Westbrook is the Triple Double King

May 14, 2021

In the NBA a triple double is when you hit double digits in three different stats. Russell Westbrook was mainly known for doing that in points, rebounds and assists. As a matter of fact he has averaged...

[Video] The Sportsrunner Episode 10 (Spring 2021)

May 12, 2021

In this week's episode of The Sportsrunner, our team gives you the latest on this NBA Player who accomplished an amazing career feat and we also find out this year's UEFA Champions League finalists. We...

Knicks Back on Track

May 10, 2021

Although the season is not over, this will be the Knicks first winning season since 2013. That 2013 roster consisted of Carmelo Anthony, J.R. Smith and Jason Kidd. These three were a big part of the Knicks...

[Video] The Sportsrunner Episode 9 (Spring 2021)

May 4, 2021

In this week's episode of The Sportsrunner, our team gives you the latest on this NBA superstar who made his return, more on the UEFA Champions League semi-final, news and accomplishments from baseball's...

Nets Clinch Playoff Berth

May 3, 2021

The Brooklyn Nets are the first team to clinch a playoff berth in the 2021 season. They are currently 42-20 with the first seed in the eastern conference. Keeping the first seed will be very important...

[Video] The Sportsrunner Episode 8 (Spring 2021)

Apr 28, 2021

In this week's episode of The Sportsrunner, our team gives you the latest sports news. We give you the latest on Stephen Curry and his amazing month of April plus more NBA news, we also give you the latest...

Stephen Curry in MVP Form

Apr 21, 2021

It has been 5 years since Stephen Curry has won the most valuable player award. When he won that award 5 years ago, he became the first player to win by unanimous selection. As a matter of fact that was...

[Video] The Sportsrunner Episode 7 (Spring 2021)

Apr 21, 2021

In this week's episode of The Sportsrunner, our team gives you the latest on milestones and the most recent NBA news, the latest on the European Super League which may have drastic effects in the game...

Jamal Murray Suffers a Career Altering Injury

Apr 19, 2021

Jamal Murray is the Denver Nuggets star point guard who led his team to the western conference finals last year. This year he is averaging 21 points, 4 rebounds and 5 assists. On Monday, April 12th, he...

[Video] The Sportsrunner Episode 6 (Spring 2021)

Apr 13, 2021

In this week's episode of The Sportsrunner, our team gives you the latest on some of the week's best performances in the NBA, a recap of El Clasico, news/highlights from MLB's first full week of the 2021...

[Video] The Sportsrunner Episode 5 (Spring 2021)

Apr 8, 2021

In this week's episode of The Sportsrunner, our team gives you the latest on sports news. We talk about the most recent NBA trades/signings, more on Erling Haaland's transfer rumors, news/highlights from...

NBA Trade Deadline

Apr 5, 2021

The NBA trade deadline is the last day teams can make trades with one another. This year the trade deadline was on March 25th. Therefore a couple days before a lot of big trades went down. This due to...

[Video] The Sportsrunner Episode 4 (Spring 2021)

Mar 25, 2021

In this week's episode of The Sportsrunner, our team discusses the latest in NBA, soccer, MLB, and NFL news. The topics range from recent injuries in the NBA to the quarter-final draw in the UEFA Champions...

Activision Blizzard Esports Layoffs

Mar 23, 2021

On March 16, 2021, Activision Blizzard Esports announced that they will be reconstructing how they run things which resulted in laying off about 50 employees. Tony Petitti is the Activision Blizzard President...

[Video] The Sportsrunner Episode 3 (March 15, 2021)

Mar 16, 2021

In this week's episode of The Sportsrunner, our team discusses the latest in NBA, soccer, MLB, and NFL news. The topics vary from the departure of Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi from this year's Champions...

Blake Griffin Traded to the Nets

Mar 16, 2021

On March 7th, Blake Griffin agreed to a deal with the Brooklyn Nets for the rest of the season. Griffin was done wasting his time with the Detroit Pistons. He decided to join a team that he believes can...

[Video] The Sportsrunner Episode 2 (Spring 2021)

Mar 10, 2021

In episode 2 of The Sportsrunner, our team brings to you the latest on NBA, Soccer, MLB, and NFL News. Some topics of discussion this week include the NBA All-Star Game and Copa del Rey. We also discuss...

All Star Weekend Events Contestants Revealed

Mar 9, 2021

Whenever there is an all star game in the NBA there are always other contests that go with it. For example, there are the skills challenge, the three point contest and the dunk contest. These contests...

[Video] The Sportsrunner Episode 1 (Spring 2021)

Mar 3, 2021

In the premiere episode of The Sportsrunner, our team gives you the latest on current sports news. We give you the latest on the NBA All-Star Game, UEFA Champions League, Spring Training, NFL trade rumors,...

NBA All Stars Selected and Set for Action

Feb 26, 2021

With the All Star game just around the corner, the NBA finally released the all star game starters and reserves. The all star game and all the events will take place on March 7th starting at 6:30 p.m....