Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo Baseball stands up for National Anthem.

Roadrunners Baseball Even Series Against East LA in a Wild Finish 4-3

Matthew Medina, Online Sports Editor March 1, 2022

The Dirty Birds beat the East LA Huskies 4-3 on Thursday in a spectacular fashion in “The Jungle.” The Roadrunners are back in the win column after losing game one against ELAC on Tuesday.  Starting pitcher, David Medrano started the game off strong by pitching five shutout innings. Costly...

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Baseball: Key Stretch for Dirty Birds

Christian Salinas, Reporter March 19, 2019

March 19-23 will be a key stretch for the Rio Hondo men’s baseball team.  Even though the season hasn’t gone quite as planned for the Roadrunners, they can still make the playoffs.  They sit (8-11) overall and (4-4) in conference.  They have their hands full with three games in five days against...

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Baseball: Carrillo’s 5.2 Innings Help Sweep Cerritos

Nicholas Juarez, Reporter March 19, 2019

Rio Hondo was back in action this week taking on Cerritos college in a South Coast Conference match up. Rio Hondo was looking to bounce back after two rough losses to Long Beach. Rio Hondo came into the game 2-2 in conference play and were looking to change that. Rio Hondo had freshman pitcher...

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Baseball: Roadrunners Two Game Win Streak to start Conference

Christian Salinas, Reporter March 5, 2019

Roadrunners Struggling The 2019 baseball season has been rough for the Rio Hondo Roadrunners. They are (6-7) and have disappointed expectations. Their hard work leading up to the season hasn’t been paying dividends in the win column. The only thing they have going right now is that they are on a two...

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Below average start

Christian Salinas, Reporter February 28, 2019

Trying to get back in the win column, the Rio Hondo Baseball team host Victor Valley College Tuesday, Feb. 26 at 2:00 p.m.. After losing this past Saturday, Feb. 23 to Oxnard, they stand at (4-5) on the season. The Rio Hondo men’s baseball team have started their 2019 season slowly (the Roadrunners...

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“Hot and Cold”

February 18, 2019

The 2019 baseball season has been up and down for the Rio Hondo Roadrunners. They started off hot, winning the first three games of the season. They have since cooled off and are now one game below .500. Losing four straight, they will need to make some definite changes to get back on track before...

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After Winning First Three Games, Roadrunners Drop The Fourth Against SD Mesa

Christian Salinas, Reporter February 8, 2019

Thursday, Feb. 7, the Rio Hondo men’s baseball team hosted the San Diego Mesa College Olympians at the campus of Rio Hondo College. The Roadrunners came into this 3-0 while the Olympians got off to a slow start this season and visited Rio with a 1-3 record. The Roadrunners were the favorite but that...

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April 11- Rio Hondo Collehe freshman and OF, Christian Valdez, digs deep to make solid contact with the ball against Antelope Valley College, in a game that would see the Marauders beat the Roadrunners 11- 10 after 14 innings.

Roadrunners Baseball Team Suffers Close Loss in Extra Innings Against Antelope Valley College

Carlos Diego Sanchez, Staff Writer April 19, 2017

The Rio Hondo baseball team fell short in a fourteen inning loss to Antelope Valley College April 11 at The Jungle. The Roadrunners tallied up ten runs on nineteen hits but couldn’t hold off the Marauders. RHC trailed behind AVC the entire game starting off in the top of the first inning. Second...

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Rio Hondo baseball teams designated-hitter R.J. Romo lead the Roadrunners offense against Golden West College going three for four at the plate on May 7.

Baseball team eliminated from So-Cal Regional playoffs by Golden West College

Michael Mendoza, Staff Writer May 12, 2016

The Rio Hondo men’s baseball team was knocked out of the first round of the Southern California Regional Playoffs by Golden West College in a best-of-three game series that began on May 6 at their opponent’s home field. Joe Wills took the mound for the Roadrunners in game one. Wills had been the...

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Pitcher Joe Wills winds up a fast ball against College of the Desert on April 26 in game one of their three game series.

Baseball team beat College of the Desert

Michael Mendoza, Staff Writer May 7, 2016

Rio Hondo's Baseball team continued their winning streak of impressive performances after earning a sweep over College of the Desert by defeating them 13-8 at home on April 29 ending their three-game series which started on April 26. After pitcher Joe Willis put in another outstanding start for the...

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Randy Buenrostro eyes the ball and prepares to swing against College of the Desert on April 26.

Baseball team take two out of three from Chaffey

Michael Mendoza, Staff Writer April 30, 2016

The Rio Hondo Men’s Baseball team endured their first loss in nearly a month as they were defeated by Chaffey College in the final game of a three-game series starting on April 19, by a score of 15-4 at Rio Hondo. The series began at home for the Roadrunners on Tuesday with pitching ace Joe Willis...

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Designated-hitter R.J. Romo gets ready to sprint towards second-base against College of the Desert on April 26 after getting  safely on to first-base.

Baseball team sweep Cerro Coso and Extend Winning Streak to Eight

Michael Mendoza, Staff Writer April 27, 2016

Rio Hondo Men’s Baseball team completed a three-game series sweep against Cerro Coso College that began on April 12 with the finale ending on April 16 with Rio Hondo winning the game 16-4. The Roadrunners’ first game of the series began on the road with red-hot pitcher Joe Willis taking the mound...

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