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Carleigh Cruz and Paula Alferez sign National Letter of Intent to Hope International University

Carleigh Cruz and Paula Alferez sign National Letter of Intent to Hope International University

Crystian Mendoza, Sports Editor

May 16, 2017


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After formerly committing to Hope International University April 20, both Carleigh Cruz and Paula Alferez of the Rio Hondo College Beach Volleyball team officially signed their National Letters of Intent May 11 to play volleyball in Fullerton next fall where they will continue their studies while pl...

RHC Women’s Soccer bid farewell to sophomores

RHC Women’s Soccer bid farewell to sophomores

Crystian Mendoza, Sports Editor

May 16, 2017


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The Rio Hondo College women’s soccer team had their annual sophomore farewell and signing party, May 4, as the Lady Roadrunners said their goodbyes while sharing their experience playing for Rio Hondo as well as giving advice to the incoming group of student-athletes. Of those sophomores, Melissa Go...

Lady Roadrunners softball team fall out 16- 5 against Mt. SAC in last home game of the season

Victor Lozano, Staff Writer

April 25, 2017


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With a well-balanced game played by Mount San Antonio College, the Rio Hondo Softball team could not keep up with the best team in the South Coast Conference, losing by a score of 16-5 in five innings in their final home game. After winning their last two of three games, the Lady Roadrunners look...

Lady Roadrunners Softball Team Com from Behind to Beat Chaffey College in the Bottom of the 7th Inning

Lady Roadrunners Softball Team Com from Behind to Beat Chaffey College in the Bottom of the 7th Inning

Crystian Mendoza, Sports Editor

April 19, 2017


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The Rio Hondo College softball team hosted Chaffey College April 11 in a game that would see the Lady Roadrunners come from behind to win the game 4-3 after a stellar performance from sophomore pitcher Brenae Martinez. Martinez only allowed one earned run in the seventh-inning rally between both s...

Rio Hondo College’s softball team gets win against ELAC after 10 innings

Crystian Mendoza, Sports Editor

April 17, 2017


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The Rio Hondo College softball team went all the way to 10 innings before coming back to pick up their first conference win of the season against East Los Angeles College April 6 after a series of 10 consecutive losses. The Lady Roadrunners have endured a tough season so far, with a current overall...

Lady Roadrunners softball team suffer tough 19- 5 loss to El Camino College

Lady Roadrunners softball team suffer tough 19- 5 loss to El Camino College

Victor Lozano, Staff Writer

March 21, 2017


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The Rio Hondo Softball team continued the second half of their season but still could not get it together, giving up the most runs they have so far this season to the El Camino Warriors in a 19-5 loss. Having started off the season with three wins and two losses, the Lady Roadrunners have now lost the...

Rio softball team endures five- game losing streak

Rio softball team endures five- game losing streak

Crystian Mendoza, Sports Editor

March 15, 2017


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The Rio Hondo College softball team has gone through a tough five consecutive losses, most recently falling out against San Diego City College Mar. 10 dropping their overall record to 6-12 overall and 0-2 in conference as the team continues to try to snap out of their losing streak. During Rio Hondo’s...

Rio Hondo College women’s soccer team crowned South Coast Conference North Division champions

Rio Hondo College women’s soccer team crowned South Coast Conference North Division champions

Crystian Mendoza, Sports Editor

November 21, 2016


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After an impressive season with an overall record of 13-1-5, the Rio Hondo College women’s soccer team, led by Head Coach Jennifer Tanaka, was named the 2016 Southern California South Coast Conference North Division champions. The Lady Roadrunners went undefeated in the conference, getting a record o...

Rio Hondo women’s volleyball team gets win at L.A. Harbor, 3-1

Rio Hondo women’s volleyball team gets win at L.A. Harbor, 3-1

Adam Calleja, Staff Writer

October 19, 2016


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The Rio Hondo women’s volleyball team recovered from a hard fought home loss against the number one team in the conference, Mt. San Antonio College, as they traveled to the city of Wilmington to earn another conference win against LA Harbor College Oct. 12. The Lady Roadrunners looked to protect the...

Softball team loses playoff game against Ventura College

Softball team loses playoff game against Ventura College

Victor Lozano, Staff Writer

May 13, 2016


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After riding a wave of victories, the Rio Hondo Softball team saw its 2016 season come to an end after losing to Ventura College in the Southern California Regional playoffs first round, 4-3. The game was played on May 2 and 15th seeded Ventura hosted the 18th seeded Rio Hondo and by the end of the...

Rio Showcases Talent at Women’s Volleyball Tournament at El Camino

Rio Showcases Talent at Women’s Volleyball Tournament at El Camino

Nicolas Trujillo, Staff writer

May 8, 2016


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Rio Hondo’s Beach volleyball team journeyed to El Camino College as their post-season continued with matches against Pierce College on April 27. Music played as the sun beamed down on a windy afternoon to add to the challenge of serving to many opponents who on average stood much taller than the...

Softball team starts playoffs on the road against Ventura College

Softball team starts playoffs on the road against Ventura College

Victor Lozano, Staff Writer

May 7, 2016


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For the second consecutive year the Rio Hondo Softball team made the playoffs under Head Coach Bianca Urquidi, after winning four straight conference games and placing second in the Foothill Conference. After a stretch where the team lost seven out of eight games with three of those being conferenc...

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