Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Women’s Soccer Sophomore Night Precedes Playoff Seeding

Ignacio Cervantes, Sports Editor November 15, 2019

Today, Nov. 15, Rio Hondo women’s soccer is ready to make history. As Pasadena City rolls into Rio for a South Coast Conference matchup at 6 p.m., the Roadrunners have an opportunity at perfection for the second season in three years. Been There, Done That In 2017, head coach Jennifer Tanaka was...

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Roadrunners Host no. 1 in State

Ignacio Cervantes, Sports Editor October 22, 2019

Today, Tuesday, Oct. 22, Rio Hondo men’s soccer hosts Cerritos College at 6 p.m. on the Rio Hondo soccer field. The Falcons are Rio's biggest test yet as the visitor's undefeated record makes them California's second-best. “The boys say they’re ready, we’ll see,” said Rio head coach Orlando...

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Roadrunners Travel for Bout Against Warriors

Ignacio Cervantes, Sports Editor 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 three...

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Men’s Soccer: Time to Shine in South Coast Conference

Ignacio Cervantes, Sports Editor October 11, 2019

The Rio Hondo men’s soccer team go into its regular season opener Friday, Oct. 11 at LA Harbor’s Seahawks Stadium at a modest no. 34 out of 76 schools in the California Community College Athletic Association state power points poll. Following an identity search during a discovery phase preseason,...

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Rio Hondo College hosts College of the Desert Friday at 6 p.m. for a regional playoff rematch from last year. Photo credit: Rio mens soccer page.

As Preseason Continues, Men’s Soccer Search for Identity

Ignacio Cervantes, Sports Editor 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 serve...

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The mens soccer squad will get a weeks rest as its first road game looms Tuesday, Sept. 18.

Men’s soccer: Rio takes down San Bernardino Valley

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...

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

Men’s soccer: Four wins out of four

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....

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The mens soccer squad will get a weeks rest as its first road game looms Tuesday, Sept. 18.

Women’s soccer: South Coast Conference champs look to repeat

Ignacio Cervantes, Sports Editor August 30, 2018

Today, Aug. 30 the Rio Hondo women’s soccer team kick-off its 2018 season in search of back-to-back South Coast Conference-North titles. At Ventura College, the Lady Roadrunners will begin their pre-conference schedule with a mini-tournament - the Ventura Showcase. Today Rio faces the Santa Barbara...

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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

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

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....

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

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

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...

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Rio Hondo College womens soccer play #10 Viviana Viramontes carries the ball up the field as an opposing Falcon chases her down the sideline Oct. 28 at Cerritos College

RHC women’s soccer team ends 12 game winning streak against defending state champions, Cerritos College 4-0

Crystian Mendoza, Sports Editor November 3, 2016

The Rio Hondo College women’s soccer team travelled to Los Angeles Harbor College Oct. 25 as they looked to continue their undefeated streak in Wilmington. The Lady Roadrunners are currently ranked No. 17 in the nation for the community college level as they extended their winning streak to four...

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Rio Hondo College forward Nicholas Knapp tries to create space for a goal by dribbling the ball down into the box and cutting back to cross the ball, Oct. 21 vs. LBCC.

RHC men’s soccer team get a win and a draw vs. El Camino and Long Beach

Victor Lozano, Staff Writer October 26, 2016

The Rio Hondo Men’s Soccer team started off their week on the road as they traveled to Torrance to face El Camino College Oct 18 in an interdivision match. Coming off a week where the Roadrunners won their first meeting against Chaffey College Oct 11 with a score of 2-1 and tied 1-1 against El Camino...

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