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Top 5 Baseball Movies

Sam Garcia, Staff Writer

March 22, 2019


Filed under Lifestyles, Opinion

Baseball: America’s favorite sport. It’s also a favorite of Hollywood, as there have been many, many movies based on the sport. So your friendly neighborhood writer thought to himself, Hm, what’re some of my favorite baseball movies? So now here we are, two hours later. The timing couldn’t be be...

Baseball: Key Stretch for Dirty Birds

Christian Salinas, Reporter

March 19, 2019


Filed under Sports

March 19-23 will be a key stretch for the Rio Hondo men’s baseball team.  Even though the season hasn’t gone quite as planned for the Roadrunners, they can still make the playoffs.  They sit (8-11) overall and (4-4) in conference.  They have their hands full with three games in five days against...

Baseball: Carrillo’s 5.2 Innings Help Sweep Cerritos

Nicholas Juarez, Reporter

March 19, 2019


Filed under Sports

Rio Hondo was back in action this week taking on Cerritos college in a South Coast Conference match up. Rio Hondo was looking to bounce back after two rough losses to Long Beach. Rio Hondo came into the game 2-2 in conference play and were looking to change that. Rio Hondo had freshman pitcher...

Dodgers: Back-to-back NL champs ready to get back to work

David Ibarra, Reporter

March 8, 2019


Filed under Sports

With Spring Training nearing its end, the Dodgers seem to be in good hands leading into the new season. The defending National League champions are currently riding a 7-5 Spring Training record with three weeks left to go before Opening Day on March 28th. It is a safe assumption that the Dodgers app...

Spring Training: Freeway Series In Arizona Announces Start of Baseball in So Cal

David Ibarra, Reporter

February 28, 2019


Filed under Sports

As quickly and quietly as it arrived, the Winter Meetings have gone, and a new spring is upon us. The Los Angeles Dodgers have exited the offseason with slight renovations to the team that has appeared in back-to-back World Series. The team bid farewell to their General Manager Farhan Zaidi, who,...

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...

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...

Rio Men’s Baseball Season Ends in Disappointment

Rio Men’s Baseball Season Ends in Disappointment

Ramon Alvarado, Editor-in-Chief

April 29, 2018


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

Rio Hondo’s Men’s Baseball team finished off their season losing three straight games to the Pasadena City Lancers. The Roadrunners loss their final game Friday, April 27 on the Lancer field and will now look forward to next season. In their final game of the season, Rio Hondo had five more hits ...

Rio Baseball Goes 1-2 in Series vs Chaffey

Rio Baseball Goes 1-2 in Series vs Chaffey

Ramon Alvarado, Editor-in-Chief

April 15, 2018


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

Rio Hondo’s baseball squad went 1-2 in their three-game series against the Chaffey Panthers last week. The Roadrunners now head into their last two series of the year against Mt. SAC and Pasadena City. It was a tough start to the week for the Roadrunners. They lost to the Panthers Tuesday, April...

Baseball: Rio Falls to Long Beach City College

Baseball: Rio Falls to Long Beach City College

Ramon Alvarado, Editor-in-Chief

March 18, 2018


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

The Roadrunners battled the Long Beach City College Vikings at The Jungle Saturday, March 15. Rio jumped ahead early on but were unable to hold the lead, falling to LBCC, 5-4. Rio got on the board in the very first inning, thanks to right-fielder John Sabajan and first-baseman Luis Aguilar. With a c...

Dodgers 29 years in the making!

Dodgers 29 years in the making!

Cynthia Olvera, Reporter

October 20, 2017


Filed under Sports

The Los Angeles Dodgers are making their first World Series appearance in 29 years. They clinched their World Series berth against the defending champions Chicago Cubs on Thursday night 11-1. Dodgers rallied behind Kike Hernandez who had a performance of a lifetime. Hernandez hit 3 home runs one of...

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,...

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