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UFC Fight Night: Defending Champion Valentina Shevchenko vs. Jennifer Maia

 Four Time Winning Champion Valentina Shevchenko defends her title against Jennifer Maia. She has 20 MMA Pro wins along with the Highest Striking Defense in UFC Flyweight History with 71.2%.
November 30, 2020

November 21,  UFC fight Shevchenko and Maia went head to head for the CO-main event in Las Vegas, Nevada. Born in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, Valentina Shevchenko has an MMA record of 19-3 while having the highest...

Messi Helps Barcelona Secure 5-2 Win Against Real Betis

Lionel Messi's contract with Barcelona runs until Summer 2021. It was said that he would plan to leave because of conflicts within the club.
November 23, 2020

Their third game in the UEFA Champions League, Barcelona faced Real Betis Nov. 7 in Camp Nou. Barcelona Manager Ronald Koeman decided to start Lionel Messi on the bench and experiment with his lineup....

Rio Round Up Nov 10

November 11, 2020

Bryan Chavez updates us on Rio Hondo College's events.

Real Madrid Bests Barcelona in 3-1 El Clasico Win

35-year-old Luka Modrić has a record of 127 appearances and has played for Real Madrid for eight years. The Croatian has won Best FIFA Men’s Player, Best FIFA Player in Europe, and Ballon D’or. He did this all in 2018, to go along with many  team wins and titles.
October 29, 2020

In a historical match, Barcelona and Real Madrid played their 245th El Clasico game this past Sunday at Camp Nou. As both teams lost their recent game, they were desperate for a win for their first El...

Serina Vargas Earns Female Athlete of the Year 2020

Graduating in 2017 from West Covina High School, Serina Vargas made Varsity for four years and played 37 games total. Continuing her soccer career at Rio Hondo, she helped her team gain an overall record of 15-2-3 in the 2019-2020 season.
October 15, 2020

With COVID-19 halting all sports since early March, this stopped athletes from excelling on the pitch. Since soccer season lands in the fall, Rio Hondo’s women’s soccer team has not played a seasonal...

UFC Fight Night: Holm vs. Aldana

Holly Holm and Irene Aldana face off for the first time at a Main Card Event. Aldana won 5 of her last 6 fights and has the 2nd highest Striking Rate in UFC Bantamweight History. Holly Holm is not only former 3-Division Boxing World Champion, but has the 3rd highest Takedown Defense in UFC Bantamweight History.
October 6, 2020

While Germaine de Randamie was putting Julianna Peña, the Venezuelan Vixen, to sleep, Holly Holm and Irene Aldana were preparing for the Main Card Event. This past Sunday, 18-time winning champion Holly...

No Ronaldo, Messi in UEFA’s Player of the Year Nominations

Barcelona being the only club Lionel Messi has played for, he collected 732 appearances and 635 goals. After Cristiano Ronaldo's leave from Real Madrid with 438 appearances and 450 goals, he added 91 appearances with 68 goals to his record in the last two years with Juventus.
September 30, 2020

Having created a historic rivalry, Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi made history yet again. For the first time in ten years, Ronaldo and Messi have not been nominated for UEFA’s Player of the Year...

Two Young Teens Involved in a Shooting in Pasadena

Villa Parke in Pasadena, CA. Villa Parke & Recreation Center hold programs such as dance, soccer, arts & crafts, self defense and many more.
September 24, 2020

Pasadena encountered a drive by shooting in Villa Parke last Sunday, September 14. Around 8:45pm, Pasadena Resident Nathan Rowe heard peculiar gun shots across from his home. “I just heard real quick...

COVID-19 Testing Site Opens at San Gabriel Valley Airport

April 15, 2020

The city of El Monte opened up a COVID-19 testing facility on Wednesday Apr.15 located at the San Gabriel Valley Airport. Anyone can schedule an appointment online and testing is free. The county of Los...

BeatPort Hosts 34-Hour Virtual Music Festival

On Friday March 27, Los Angeles producer Tokimonsta live streamed her DJ set in isolation due to the current  pandemic.
March 30, 2020

BeatPort live stream had its first ever 34-hour virtual music festival called ReConnect on Friday March 27 through Sunday March 29. The event was curated as a way to raise money for the electronic music...

Roadrunners Get Huge Sweep vs Compton Highlighted by Comeback Victory

The Roadrunners outscored Compton 13-5 in their three games series.
March 11, 2020

The Roadrunners came into the week determined, having been swept by a very strong Long Beach City College team last week, giving the Roadrunners a 2-4 SCC record. The matchup this week had the Roadrunners...

Softball: Cuesta Takes Down Rio Hondo Twice

Rio Hondo batter Arianna Amezcua trying to make contact with the ball, while Cuesta pitcher Claire Lohayza catches it. The lady roadrunners lost doubleheader to the Cougars 14-6 and 7-3 at Rio Hondo Friday, March 6.
March 11, 2020

Rio Hondo women's softball team lost against Cuesta twice with the result 14-6 on game one and 7-3 on game two on Friday, March 6. It was a tough back to back match for the lady roadrunners as they were...

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