Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

The Sportsrunner Episode 3 (March 15, 2021)

March 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 League, Dak Prescott's contract extension, and more. We also get to chat with a Rio Hondo College...

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Kylian Mbappe celebrating a goal scored against Barcelona

Champions League Round of 16 First Leg

Fernando Ramos, Reporter March 2, 2021

The 2020-2021 Champions League round of 16 first leg gave us many surprises, from amazing goals to some very unpredictable results.  This years draw has placed some huge teams up against each other which means there will be an early exit for one of the competitions giants.  Every year the Champions...

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Barcelona being the only club Lionel Messi has played for, he collected 732 appearances and 635 goals. After Cristiano Ronaldos leave from Real Madrid with 438 appearances and 450 goals, he added 91 appearances with 68 goals to his record in the last two years with Juventus.

No Ronaldo, Messi in UEFA’s Player of the Year Nominations

Mimi Castellanos September 30, 2020

Having created a historic rivalry, Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi made history yet again. For the first time in ten years, Ronaldo and Messi have not been nominated for UEFA’s Player of the Year Award 2019-2020. Since 2010, both players have gone head to head for the UEFA POTY Award, Ballon D’or,...

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Edinson Cavani celebrates his second goal of the night that sent Uruguay to the quarter-finals. Photo credit: Patrick Smith, Getty Images

World Cup: Cavani brace for Uruguay while Mbappe seals win for France

Ignacio Cervantes, Sports Editor June 30, 2018

Two quarter-finalists emerged as Uruguay and France advance to the next round and will matchup in Nizhny Novgorod Friday. In Kazan, Kylian Mbappe was the key figure in the French’s 4-3 elimination of Argentina. The Frenchman’s two goals assured Les Blues’ lead and resulted in game-winners. Antoine...

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Luis Suarez celebrates his second goal of the tournament as his free kick earned Uruguay top slot in Group A.Photo credit: Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images.

World Cup: Four Round of 16 teams surface

Ignacio Cervantes, Sports Editor June 25, 2018

Four Round of 16 teams surfaced Monday as Uruguay, Portugal, Spain, and Russia clinched spots in the knockout phase. Late drama in Kaliningrad resulted in Spain winning Group B after a 2-2 draw against Morocco in Kaliningrad Stadium. Lago Aspas scored to equalize for Spain in stoppage time after...

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Ronaldos hat trick sealed a share of the spoils for Portugal against rival Spain.

Ronaldo Shines, Uruguay Leave it Late, and Morocco Left in Agony

Ignacio Cervantes, Sports Editor June 15, 2018

Friday was the first full day of World Cup 2018 in Russia as Groups A and B finished their first round of play. Cristiano Ronaldo Shines Brightest Cristiano Ronaldo’s three goals secured a point for Portugal in Sochi’s Fischt Stadium against Iberian rivals Spain. The entertaining 3-3 draw offered...

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Defending Champions Real Madrid Will Face Juventus in The UEFA Champions League Finale in Cardiff, Wales

Crystian Mendoza, Sports Editor May 16, 2017

Real Madrid had a comfortable lead going into the second-leg of the semi-finals against Atletico Madrid, but now traveling away from home to the Estadio Vicente Calderon, Real Madrid would have to stop Atletico’s attack by any means necessary in order to secure a spot in the finale June 3. Cristiano...

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From left to right: Cristiano Ronaldo/ Real Madrid, Antoine Griezmann/ Atletico Madrid, Radamel Falco/ AS Monaco and Paulo Dybala/ Juventus.

UEFA Champions League Returns to Action

Crystian Mendoza, Sports Editor May 2, 2017

The most prestigious competition in European soccer returns May 2 after the semifinal draw on April 21 as Real Madrid hosts Spanish city rivals Atletico Madrid in a repeat of last seasons finale, while the French side AS Monaco will host Italian league leaders Juventus May 3.    This is the fourth...

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