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Rio Hondo Roadrunners Sports Preview

Rio Hondo Roadrunners Sports Preview

Ignacio Cervantes, Contributor

September 8, 2017


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

Rio Hondo College has four teams that have begun their season with three sports beginning by the end of this month. Volleyball and Soccer have begun for the women’s with water polo and soccer having started for the men’s. Men’s basketball, wrestling, and women’s water polo will follow suite...

UEFA Champions League Returns to Action

UEFA Champions League Returns to Action

Crystian Mendoza, Sports Editor

April 18, 2017


Filed under Sports

One of the fiercest competitions in European soccer returns to action April 11 when Italian giants Juventus will host Spanish La Liga runner ups Barcelona. Meanwhile Germany’s Borussia Dortmund will host the traveling French league leaders, Monaco, for the first leg of the quarter-finals in the UE...

New England Patriots Win Super Bowl LI With Epic Comeback

New England Patriots Win Super Bowl LI With Epic Comeback

Ramon Alvarado

February 8, 2017


Filed under Sports

What a game! The Atlanta Falcons came storming out of the gate in the first half of Super Bowl LI in Houston, Texas on Sunday night. They jumped out to an early 21-0 lead and led at halftime 21-3. But it was a tale of two halves, as the Falcons fell apart and paved the way for a Tom Brady comeback. The...

Rams’ number one pick Jared Goff to get first start against the Miami Dolphins

Rams’ number one pick Jared Goff to get first start against the Miami Dolphins

Ramon Alvarado, Staff Writer

November 21, 2016


Filed under Sports

After getting no playing time in the first nine games of the season, the Rams have finally decided to start their number one overall pick, Jared Goff. Goff, who had a brilliant career at the collegiate level, will get the chance to showcase his skills for the first time in the pros this Sunday when th...

Fans chant for Jared Goff as the LA Rams lose their fourth straight game

Fans chant for Jared Goff as the LA Rams lose their fourth straight game

Ramon Alvarado, Staff Writer

November 8, 2016


Filed under Sports

The Los Angeles Rams faced the Carolina Panthers on Sunday at the Los Angeles Coliseum in their eighth game of the season. The famous sunny California weather provided the perfect setting for the two offenses to put some points on the board, but the Rams made Sunday’s game another defensive battle. ...

Rookie Quarterbacks in the NFL are Exploding onto the Football Scene

Rookie Quarterbacks in the NFL are Exploding onto the Football Scene

Cain Hernandez, Staff Writer

October 19, 2016


Filed under Sports

In the 2016 NFL draft, there were 15 quarterbacks drafted. Only 5 of the quarterbacks drafted have stepped onto the field and got some grass stains on their cleats. Most notably, number 2 overall pick Carson Wentz is carving up NFL defenses in his first 5 games. The rookie from North Dakota St...

First regular season game back in LA turns out to be a defensive showcase for Rams

Ramon Alvarado, Staff Writer

September 21, 2016


Filed under Sports

It was a hot, sunny Sunday yesterday in Los Angeles as the Rams hosted the Seattle Seahawks in the first NFL game back at the Los Angeles Coliseum since 1994. The weather conditions provided a perfect setting for the two offenses to go out and put some points on the board… but that wasn’t the case. The...

Alabama dominates USC in opening weekend of College Football, 52-6

Alabama dominates USC in opening weekend of College Football, 52-6

Cain Hernandez, Staff Writer

September 15, 2016


Filed under Sports

In the highly anticipated matchup between two of the best college football programs in history, the Crimson Tide of Alabama destroyed the USC Trojans by a score of 52 - 6. Nick Saban, Alabama head coach, had the Crimson Tide firing on all cylinders on Saturday. Freshman quarterback, Jalen Hurts, went...

Tight ending for Aaron Hernandez’s career

Lauren Heffington, Staff Writer

July 1, 2013


Filed under Sports

Aaron Hernandez was charged on June 26 for the murder of semipro football player Odin Lloyd and five different gun chargers. Hernandez, who was once the star tight end for the New England Patriots, has faced a rough past couple of weeks and has plenty more to face. The trouble for Hernandez...

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