Rio Hondo College Newspaper

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Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

The Rio Hondo Roadrunners womens basketball team features in its first playoff game Friday at Rio Hondo following a 5-3 South Coast Conference North record. From Rio Athletics website.

Regional Playoffs: Women’s Basketball Squares Off Against Cypress

Ignacio Cervantes, Sports Editor February 28, 2020

Sunday, Feb. 23, the California Community College Athletic Association announced the women’s basketball regional playoffs bracket. Friday, Feb. 28, Rio Hondo College will host the Cypress Chargers in the second round after the Roadrunners were selected as the no. 8 seed in the tournament -- paired...

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W Basketball: Hopeful Start, Improvements on Offense Necessary

Ignacio Cervantes, Sports Editor November 19, 2019

“Playing back to back is hard. But if we want to be a good team, we have to be tough and grind it out.” Those were the words of Rene Herrera, head coach of Rio Hondo’s women’s basketball team, following the Roadrunners 88-66 loss to Southern California’s no. 7 ranked Irvine Valley last Friday....

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Women’s Basketball Win First of Back-to-Back Games

Ignacio Cervantes, Sports Editor November 15, 2019

Women’s Basketball at Rio Hondo is in full swing. The second of a two home-game stand on back-to-back nights tips off Friday, Nov. 15 at 5 p.m. in the Rio Gymnasium. The Roadrunners defeated Mira Costa 78-64 Thursday but now face Irvine Valley -- no. 7 in Southern California’s California Community...

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Women’s Basketball Tip Off Season

Ignacio Cervantes, Sports Editor November 6, 2019

For the second straight season, Rio Hondo College’s women’s basketball managed to reach the Mt. San Antonio Tip-off final -- only to lose the decider Sunday, Nov. 3 to the hosts 66-62 behind Amanda Lee’s 20 points and four 3-pointers. Mt. SAC Tip Off Classic The tournament began with a significant...

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Women’s Basketball: LATT Beavers Bite Through Roadrunners

Anel Ceballos, Opinion Co-editor February 14, 2019

Rio Hondo suffered a tough lose Wednesday, Feb. 13 against LA Trade-Tech.  The Roadrunners proved to be outscored every quarter with 58-28 at the end of the first half and finished the game 109-60. Both schools had similar field goal percentages, with Rio Hondo ending the game at 44.8% and LA Trade-Tech...

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Men’s Basketball: Streak Is Over

Sam Garcia, News Editor February 14, 2019

The streak is over. Rio Hondo snapped it’s 13 game losing streak with a 75-70 win over Los Angeles Trade-Tech College  Feb. 13 at Rio’s basketball gym. Sophomore guard Elijah McElroy led the charge with 25 points, seven rebounds, and six assists.  Not to be outdone, sophomore Jonathan Martinez...

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Men’s Basketball: Roadrunners Continue To Battle for A Win

Sam Garcia, News Editor February 11, 2019

Sophomore power forward Uziel Felix paced Rio Hondo College with 18 points in an 80-65 loss to South Coast Conference-North rival Pasadena City College in Pasadena Friday, Feb. 9. This was a nice bounce-back game for Felix, who was held to just 8 points against Mt. San Antonio College. No. 4 also...

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Men’s Basketball: Santa Ana Conquer Rio

Madelyn Gastelum, Reporter November 21, 2018

Wednesday, Nov. 14, Rio Hondo men’s basketball faced off against Santa Ana College at home and lost by 10 points at the final buzzer. The Roadrunners started off strong against the SAC Dons with a few new faces out on the court as the starting five. The fresh blood didn’t help the Roadrunners with...

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