Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Mark Vital, Davion Mitchell, and Jackson Moffatt celebrate NCAA Championship win.

Baylor Bears defeat undefeated Gonzaga Bulldogs for NCAA Championship

John Rodriguez April 7, 2021

Sixty eight college teams will compete to play in this year's All-American tradition. Although the tournament wouldn’t be played in 2020 due the pandemic, with certain guidelines by the country and states across the US the tournament was a go. March Madness has been a tournament since 1939 by the National...

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After an eight year hiatus, EA has announced a new college football game will come out in 2023.

EA’s NCAA Football Returns

Luke Perez March 16, 2021

EA’s NCAA Football games started back in 1993 and had a huge following ever since. The popularity, game play, and fans rivaled the Madden NFL line. The last installment of the game was NCAA Football 14 which was released in 2013. February 2, 2021, an eight year hiatus, EA announced the return of the...

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Final Four sees Cavaliers and Red Raiders in NCAA Championship

Gilberto Espana, Reporter April 10, 2019

The final four game between the Virginia Cavaliers and Auburn Tigers was one of the best in recent history. Virginia defeated No. 5 seed Auburn by a final score of 63-62 at US Bank Stadium in Minneapolis. This game will be remembered as one of the most controversial endings in NCAA tournament history. Controversial...

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Sara Harding (left), seated by Natalie Magallon and Bree Newton (right). Harding was a part of the indoor and beach volleyball teams while being a copy editor for El Paisano during her last two semesters at Rio Hondo.

Signing Event Held for Graduating Rio Hondo Volleyball Members

Ramon Alvarado, Sci. & Tech. Editor May 17, 2018

A signing event took place Thursday, May 17 in the Rio Hondo pool area for Lady Roadrunner volleyball members who will be moving on from the college. Michell Chavez, Sara Harding, Michelle Hawkins, Madison Mader,  Natalie Magallon, Victoria Martinez and Bree Newton were the Ladies recognized for their...

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Rio Hondo freshman Ivan Vargas (41) only had 36 at-bats this season for the Roadrunners. Hell look to play a bigger role next season.

Rio Men’s Baseball Season Ends in Disappointment

Ramon Alvarado, Sci. & Tech. Editor April 29, 2018

Rio Hondo’s Men’s Baseball team finished off their season losing three straight games to the Pasadena City Lancers. The Roadrunners loss their final game Friday, April 27 on the Lancer field and will now look forward to next season. In their final game of the season, Rio Hondo had five more hits...

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It’s Time to Pay College Football Athletes

Ignacio Cervantes, Sports Editor April 28, 2018

Let’s face it, you and I turn our televisions onto College Football to watch players like Tua Tagovailoa, Alabama Crimson Tide rookie quarterback, make big plays on the big stage. Against the Crimson Tigers in the Football Bowl Subdivision National Championship game, he performed exceptionally...

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Rio Hondo sophomores Emily Mercedes, Destinee Garr and Maggie Lamas smile for friends, teammates and family before Friday nights matchup against Pasadena City.

Basketball: Rio Ladies Push Through Sophomore Night

Ramon Alvarado, Sci. & Tech. Editor February 16, 2018

The Lady Roadrunners fell to the Pasadena City College Lancers Friday, Feb. 16 at Rio Hondo. Pasadena City spoiled Sophomore Night at The Hondo as they defeated the Rio Ladies, 76-50. Rio fell behind quickly Friday night. They trailed PCC by 15 after the first quarter and 21 at the half. The Rio...

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The Lady Roadrunners found it difficult to inbound the ball against ELAC. The Huskies green jerseys seemed to be everywhere, disrupting the Rio offense the entire game.

Basketball: ELAC’s Full-Court Press Fuels Victory Over Rio

Ramon Alvarado, Sci. & Tech. Editor February 9, 2018

East Los Angeles College dominated the Lady Roadrunners in the gym at Rio Hondo Friday night. The ELAC full-court pressure helped the Huskies escape The Hondo with the 81-58, 23-point victory. The Lady Roadrunners offense looked frustrated with themselves trying to break the Huskies’ full-court...

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Rio Hondos fight kept them in the game, but Chaffeys defense was able to come up with stops when they needed them most.

Basketball: Lady Roadrunners Lose Coaches vs Cancer Game

Ramon Alvarado, Sci. & Tech. Editor February 8, 2018

The Lady Roadrunners were outlasted by the Chaffey Panthers Wednesday night at Rio Hondo. The Rio Ladies were able to keep the game close but couldn’t overcome a late surge by the Panthers. Chaffey came away with the 54-44 road victory, spoiling Coaches vs Cancer Night for the Lady Roadrunners. Pink...

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The Lady Roadrunners put together a solid team performance in their first home game of the season.

RHC Lady Roadrunners Take First Home Volleyball Game in Straight Sets

Ramon Alvarado, Sci. & Tech. Editor September 1, 2017

After playing their first six games on the road, the Rio Hondo Lady’s volleyball team finally found themselves in a familiar setting on the first day of September. The Lady Roadrunners hosted the Fullerton Hornets in the gym at Rio Hondo, and only needed the first three sets to earn the victory. Rio...

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