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United States Women's National Soccer Team has won the SheBelieves Cup in 2020, 2018, and in 2016. They also have won the Women's World Cup four times in 1991, 1999, 2015, and 2019.

USWNT Wins SheBelieves Cup Against Argentina

Mimi Castellanos, Digital Editor in Chief February 25, 2021

Winning their first two games against Canada and Brazil, United States took on Argentina on February 24, for their final game in the tournament. Champions in 2020, USWNT push through to defend their title....

A two-part documentary on Tiger Woods called “Tiger” aired on HBO last month detailing his life.

Tiger Woods Severely Injured in Car Crash

Lorenzo Arce, News Editor February 24, 2021

Yesterday morning, golf prodigy Tiger Woods sustained major injuries after his suv veered off the road into brush in Ranch Palms Verdes.  Despite being alert and aware of the situation, he was unable...

Angela Slader Williamson is an instructor in the C & L Department at Rio Hondo College.

Rio Talks Speaker Series Event with Dr. Angela Williamson

Mimi Castellanos, Digital Editor in Chief February 19, 2021

Rio Hondo College is excited to announce our RIO Talks Speaker Series Event "Activism Never Sleeps" with Dr. Angela Sadler Williamson. She will be speaking on February 22nd from 3:30-4:30 pm. About...

Trumps lawyer, Michael van der Veen, fist bumps a colleague after the acquittal is announced.  He was heard boasting,

Donald Trump Acquitted a Second Time

Lorenzo Arce, News Editor February 15, 2021

Former President Donald Trump's second impeachment trial ended in his acquittal on Feb 13. His accusations of inciting a mob of his followers to attack the Capitol last month ended in bloodshed. Despite...

Rio Talk: California COVID-19 Curfew Restrictions

Enrique Medina and John Rodriguez December 7, 2020

In this episode of Rio Talk, Enrique Medina and John Rodriguez discuss the recent COVID-19 curfew restrictions in LA County and what it may mean for the weeks ahead.

Rio Talk: California/LA County Stay at Home Order, Plus Outdoor Dining Removed

Enrique Medina, John Rodriguez, and Nick Salazar December 7, 2020

In the final episode of Rio Talk for Fall 2020, Enrique Medina, John Rodriguez, and Nick Salazar discuss the recent COVID-19 stay at home order put out in LA County and across the state of California....

 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%.

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

Mimi Castellanos, Reporter 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...

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.

Messi Helps Barcelona Secure 5-2 Win Against Real Betis

Mimi Castellanos, Reporter 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

Bryan Chavez November 11, 2020

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

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.

Real Madrid Bests Barcelona in 3-1 El Clasico Win

Mimi Castellanos, Reporter 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...

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.

Serina Vargas Earns Female Athlete of the Year 2020

Mimi Castellanos, Reporter 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...

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.

UFC Fight Night: Holm vs. Aldana

Mimi Castellanos, Reporter 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...

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