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Basketball: ELAC’s Full-Court Press Fuels Victory Over Rio

Basketball: ELAC’s Full-Court Press Fuels Victory Over Rio

Ramon Alvarado, Editor-in-Chief

February 9, 2018


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

East Los Angeles College dominated the Lady Roadrunners in the gym at Rio Hondo Friday night. The ELAC full-court pressure helped the Huskies escape The Hondo with the 81-58, 23-point victory. The Lady Roadrunners offense looked frustrated with themselves trying to break the Huskies’ full-court...

Basketball: Lady Roadrunners Lose Coaches vs Cancer Game

Basketball: Lady Roadrunners Lose Coaches vs Cancer Game

Ramon Alvarado, Editor-in-Chief

February 8, 2018


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

The Lady Roadrunners were outlasted by the Chaffey Panthers Wednesday night at Rio Hondo. The Rio Ladies were able to keep the game close but couldn’t overcome a late surge by the Panthers. Chaffey came away with the 54-44 road victory, spoiling Coaches vs Cancer Night for the Lady Roadrunners. Pink...

Eagles Defeat Patriots for Franchise’s First Super Bowl Victory

Eagles Defeat Patriots for Franchise’s First Super Bowl Victory

Ramon Alvarado, Editor-in-Chief

February 4, 2018


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

The Philadelphia Eagles have won their first Super Bowl in franchise history after defeating the New England Patriots in Super Bowl LII. Eagles’ quarterback Nick Foles was given the MVP award after throwing for 373 yards, 3 touchdowns and an interception in the Super Bowl victory. Foles connected...

Astros Defeat Dodgers to Win 2017 World Series

Astros Defeat Dodgers to Win 2017 World Series

Ramon Alvarado, Editor-in-Chief

November 1, 2017


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

After a seven game series that played out like film drama, the Houston Astros came out on top of the Dodgers to win the 2017 World Series. Fans at Dodger Stadium were all riled up at the start of the seventh and final game of the Fall Classic. The Dodgers were playing for their first championship...

Los Angeles Dodgers are Heading to the World Series

Los Angeles Dodgers are Heading to the World Series

Ramon Alvarado, Editor-in-Chief

October 19, 2017


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

What a time for Los Angeles Dodgers’ fans! After dominating their way through the National League, the Dodgers are heading to the World Series for the first time since 1988!   The Boys in Blue clinched their World Series ticket on the road Thursday night as they defeated the defending champions,...

RHC Lady Roadrunners Take First Home Volleyball Game in Straight Sets

RHC Lady Roadrunners Take First Home Volleyball Game in Straight Sets

Ramon Alvarado, Editor-in-Chief

September 1, 2017


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

After playing their first six games on the road, the Rio Hondo Lady’s volleyball team finally found themselves in a familiar setting on the first day of September. The Lady Roadrunners hosted the Fullerton Hornets in the gym at Rio Hondo, and only needed the first three sets to earn the victory. Rio...

Boston Celtics Shock Cavaliers in Game Three in Cleveland

Boston Celtics Shock Cavaliers in Game Three in Cleveland

Ramon Alvarado, Staff Writer

May 23, 2017


Filed under Sports

After losing their star player and the first two games of the series on their home court, it looked like the Boston Celtics would surely get swept by the Cleveland Cavaliers. The Celtics showed the fight of an Irishman, however, and stole game three at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, 111-108. With...

The 2017 NBA Postseason May Mark the End of an Era for the Clippers

The 2017 NBA Postseason May Mark the End of an Era for the Clippers

Ramon Alvarado, Staff Writer

May 1, 2017


Filed under Sports

The Los Angeles Clippers have been eliminated from playoff contention after losing game seven of their first round series with the Utah Jazz on Sunday, April 30. With their elimination from the postseason, it's time they start looking ahead. Three of their starting five players have the option to leave...

Game Five Goes to the Jazz; Take 3-2 Series Lead Over Clippers

Game Five Goes to the Jazz; Take 3-2 Series Lead Over Clippers

Ramon Alvarado, Staff Writer

April 26, 2017


Filed under Sports

The Utah Jazz went into the Staples Center Monday, April 25, and left with a 96-92 road victory over the Los Angeles Clippers. The win in game five gives Utah a 3-2 lead in the best-of-seven series. After averaging 108 points per game in the regular season, Los Angeles' offense has been restricted...

Joe Johnson’s Huge Fourth Quarter Lifts the Jazz Over the Clippers in Game Four

Joe Johnson’s Huge Fourth Quarter Lifts the Jazz Over the Clippers in Game Four

Ramon Alvarado, Staff Writer

April 25, 2017


Filed under Sports

Joe Johnson came alive in the fourth quarter to power the Utah Jazz over the Los Angeles Clippers on Sunday, April 23 at Vivant Smart Home Arena in Utah. The 105-98 win for the Jazz has tied the first-round playoff series at 2-a-piece. After staying quiet throughout the regular season, Johnson's...

High-powered offense fuels Clippers in game two victory over Jazz

High-powered offense fuels Clippers in game two victory over Jazz

Ramon Alvarado, Staff Writer

April 19, 2017


Filed under Sports

The Los Angeles Clippers were able to even up their first round playoff series with the Utah Jazz on Tuesday night. Los Angeles’ 99-91 victory tied the series at one and it will now shift to Utah for games three and four. Staples Center served as a highlight factory on Tuesday night. The Jazz witnessed...

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