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Men’s Soccer: Rio Hondo’s struggle continues

Rio Hondo forward Federico Hurtado trying to dribble past three Pasadena defenders. Hurtado scored ten goals and five assist for the Roadrunners this season.

Jesus Marquez, Reporter

November 6, 2019

Rio Hondo Men's Soccer team played their last home conference game in the 1-1 draw against Pasadena City College on Tuesday, November 5. It was a complicated match for Rio Hondo where they had to comeback from behind. A last minute goal from forward Federico Hurtado would save the Roadrunners from defeat. Bad Start For T...

Roadrunners Travel for Bout Against Warriors

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Ignacio Cervantes, Contributer

October 18, 2019

South Coast Conference In Full Gear With two league matches under its belt, Rio Hondo College's men's soccer team began the South Coast Conference appropriately. A road draw at LA Harbor Friday, Oct. 11 was followed by a 5-2 home rout over Compton Tuesday at Rio Hondo's soccer stadium. In game thr...

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.

Ignacio Cervantes, Contributer

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 for a 6 p.m. preseason showdown. New Faces, Same Drive The Roadrunners from Palm Desert will ser...

Men’s Soccer: Roadrunners Suffer Season Ending Loss to College of the Desert

Ignacio Cervantes, Sports Editor

November 21, 2018

The 2018 Rio Hondo Men’s soccer season came to an end Saturday night as one Roadrunner eliminated another from Southern California Regionals. The visiting College of the Desert Roadrunners sprinted past the Rio Roadrunners, hosts at the campus’ athletics field, 3-2 in a frenetic playoff match. ...

Roadrunners Soccer: Men’s and Women’s Teams Make Regionals

Ignacio Cervantes, Sports Editor

November 14, 2018

With the regular season of the six teams participating in fall leagues coming to an end, there will be two of the teams participating in Southern California Regionals begining Saturday, Nov. 17. The men’s and women’s soccer teams have both managed to claim their spots in the postseason to represent...

Men’s soccer: Roadrunners Make it Hard for Themselves in Win

The Roadrunners took their chances and scored three times and looked in command. Small patches of inattention contributed to Chaffey College's two goals in Rio's  3-2 win at the Roadrunners soccer field Tuesday evening. Photo credit: Ignacio Cervantes.

Ignacio Cervantes, Sports Editor

October 10, 2018

Tuesday, Oct. 9, Juan Pablo Jimenez’s second-half goal secured a Rio Hondo men’s soccer 3-2 win against the Chaffey College Panthers at Rio’s soccer field. Jimenez, a freshman forward, capped off an evening of hard work by the Roadrunners in the 47th minute with a header that looped over Chaffey...

Men’s soccer: Rio takes down San Bernardino Valley

The men's soccer squad will get a week's rest as its first road game looms Tuesday, Sept. 18.

Ignacio Cervantes, Sports Editor

September 11, 2018

Tuesday night the Rio Hondo men’s soccer squad continued its undefeated start to 2018 by defeating the San Bernardino Valley College Wolverines 2-1 at Rio Hondo’s soccer field. A late goal by Freshman forward Phuc Nguyen put the Roadrunners in front with just nine minutes remaining. Following...

Men’s soccer: Four wins out of four

Up next for men's soccer is a match-up with Orange Coast College Friday at 6 p.m.

Ignacio Cervantes, Sports Editor

September 5, 2018

Freshman forward Tobias Garcia-Mendez scored his second game-winner in a row. To propel the Rio Hondo men’s soccer team past the San Diego City College Knights. Friday, Aug. 31, Garcia’s goal against Mira Costa College in the last minute of the game gave the Roadrunners a last-gasp 2-1 victory....

Men’s soccer: In second shutout of season, men’s soccer earn first win

Roman Delgado (no. 17) steps up and buries his penalty kick past Irvine Valley goalkeeper. Up next for Rio Hondo following a 2-0 win over Irvine Valley is a home game against Mira Costa Friday at 6 p.m. Photo credit: Ignacio Cervantes

Ignacio Cervantes, Sports Editor

August 28, 2018

The Rio Hondo men’s soccer team earned a 2-0 victory over Irvine Valley College on Tuesday at Rio Hondo - keeping its shutout streak going after its first game Monday. Following a 0-0 tie against Clovis College Monday, Tuesday’s encounter against the Irvine Valley Lasers was a much feistier affair....

Men’s soccer: Cohesion was clear, but season opener ends in goalless draw

Near the touchline, Rio Hondo's Tobias Garcia-Mendez bursts past Clovis defenders to send a cross into the box. Photo cred: Ignacio Cervantes

Ignacio Cervantes, Sports Editor

August 27, 2018

The Rio Hondo men’s soccer team opened its season with a goalless draw Monday against Clovis Community College at the Rio soccer field. Both teams played their first game of the season and it was noticeable. Most of the game had the Rio Roadrunners possessing the ball in midfield. And the Clovis...

Men’s soccer preview: A foundation of togetherness

Up next for men's soccer is a match-up with Orange Coast College Friday at 6 p.m.

Ignacio Cervantes, Sports Reporter

August 27, 2018

Monday, Aug. 20. The last weekend before the start of Rio Hondo College’s 2018 Fall Semester. In mid 90 degree weather, most students are enjoying their final friday afternoon of the summer in air conditioning. Not the Roadrunner’s men’s soccer team. Nine months after losing to Santa Monica Col...

Roadrunners men’s soccer team struggles against Mt. San Antonio College Mounties, losing 1- 0

Coach Brenes of the Rio men's soccer team voices his frustration towards his players against Mt. SAC Nov. 8after his side failed to get back into the game.

Victor Lozano, Staff Writer

November 21, 2016

Struggling throughout the entire season, the men’s soccer team at Rio Hondo College had only one thing in mind and it was to finish off their last game at home against the South Coast Conference leading team, Mt. San Antonio College. Mt. SAC has been nothing less than spectacular this season comin...

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