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Serina Vargas Earns Female Athlete of the Year 2020

Graduating in 2017 from West Covina High School, Serina Vargas made Varsity for four years and played 37 games total. Continuing her soccer career at Rio Hondo, she helped her team gain an overall record of 15-2-3 in the 2019-2020 season.
October 15, 2020

With COVID-19 halting all sports since early March, this stopped athletes from excelling on the pitch. Since soccer season lands in the fall, Rio Hondo’s women’s soccer team has not played a seasonal...

W Basketball: Hopeful Start, Improvements on Offense Necessary

November 19, 2019

“Playing back to back is hard. But if we want to be a good team, we have to be tough and grind it out.” Those were the words of Rene Herrera, head coach of Rio Hondo’s women’s basketball team,...

Women’s Basketball Win First of Back-to-Back Games

November 15, 2019

Women’s Basketball at Rio Hondo is in full swing. The second of a two home-game stand on back-to-back nights tips off Friday, Nov. 15 at 5 p.m. in the Rio Gymnasium. The Roadrunners defeated Mira Costa...

Women’s Soccer Sophomore Night Precedes Playoff Seeding

November 15, 2019

Today, Nov. 15, Rio Hondo women’s soccer is ready to make history. As Pasadena City rolls into Rio for a South Coast Conference matchup at 6 p.m., the Roadrunners have an opportunity at perfection for...

Women’s Basketball Tip Off Season

November 6, 2019

For the second straight season, Rio Hondo College’s women’s basketball managed to reach the Mt. San Antonio Tip-off final -- only to lose the decider Sunday, Nov. 3 to the hosts 66-62 behind Amanda...

As Preseason Continues, Men’s Soccer Search for Identity

Rio Hondo College hosts College of the Desert Friday at 6 p.m. for a regional playoff rematch from last year. Photo credit: Rio men's soccer page.
September 20, 2019

A frustrating end to the 2018 season for the Rio Hondo men’s soccer team can be retaliated Friday as College of the Desert, 3-2 winners during last November's regional playoff match in Whittier, return...

Augustine Dipped In Gold

Photo courtesy of Rio Hondo Athletics website. (athletics.riohondo.edu).
May 4, 2019

Friday, May 1 Aaron Augustine took gold in the 1-meter diving board competition at De Anza College’s second day of hosting the California Community College Athletic Association 2019 State Men’s and...

Baseball: Key Stretch for Dirty Birds

March 19, 2019

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)...

Baseball: Carrillo’s 5.2 Innings Help Sweep Cerritos

March 19, 2019

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...

Women’s Tennis Preview: Rio vs Desert

March 6, 2019

In a clash between fowls, the Lady Roadrunners will take on the College of the Desert Roadrunners March 5 at Desert. Rio is coming off back to back losses against El Camino College and Cerritos College....

Softball: Previewing Matchup With Mt. SAC

February 28, 2019

Rio Hondo women’s softball team will play against Mt. San Antonio Tuesday, Feb. 26 at Rio Hondo at 3:00 p.m.. The Roadrunners lost their last six matches in twelve days and they struggled to play defensively....

“Hot and Cold”

February 18, 2019

The 2019 baseball season has been up and down for the Rio Hondo Roadrunners. They started off hot, winning the first three games of the season. They have since cooled off and are now one game below...

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