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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.

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 game since 2019. But, it did not stop sophomore soccer athlete, Serina Vargas. Winning It All Graduating with an ...

Roadrunners Lose Tough Fought Opener vs LBCC

Rio Hondo starter Steven Alvarez pitched 3.2 innings in his outing against Long Beach City College, keeping the game level.

Enrique Medina, Co-Sports Editor

March 5, 2020

The Roadrunners came up short by a score of 5-2 in a match-up against an undefeated Long Beach City College Baseball club on Tuesday afternoon, Feb.26. The match was the first of a three-game series against Long Beach City College and their second series of the SCC season.  The pitching match-up put Rio Hondo starter ...

Taste of Rio , 2019

Noah Garcia, Editor-in-Chief

July 3, 2019

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Rio Celebrates Black Excellence

Members of the Rio Hondo staff, Black Student Union members and guest speakers pose after the Black Excellence event speeches.

Ramon Alvarado, Editor-in-Chief

February 28, 2018

Rio Hondo’s Black Student Union held a Black Excellence event at the school’s lower quad, Wednesday, Feb. 28. There were painting booths, spoken-word artists and guest speakers present to celebrate Black history. “Just to show culture for Black History Month, today’s the last day of Black ...

Basketball: Rio Ladies Push Through Sophomore Night

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

Ramon Alvarado, Editor-in-Chief

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...

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

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.

Ramon Alvarado, Editor-in-Chief

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...

Basketball: Lady Roadrunners Lose Coaches vs Cancer Game

Rio Hondo's fight kept them in the game, but Chaffey's defense was able to come up with stops when they needed them most.

Ramon Alvarado, Editor-in-Chief

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...

Soccer: Lady Roadrunners Ride Early Lead into Victory

The Lady Roadrunners relied heavily on their defense in Tuesday's matchup.

Ignacio Cervantes, Contributor

September 28, 2017

   The women’s soccer team scored two early goals on Tuesday to take down Chaffey College 2-0 at home in both team’s South Coast Conference opener. Forward Madison Mader scored what proved to be the game-winning goal after just three minutes, then midfielder Ruby Magallon added to the lead in t...

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