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Men’s Basketball: Roadrunners Come Close in Home Opener

Madelyn Gastelum, Reporter

November 14, 2018


Filed under Sports

Friday, Nov. 9, Rio Hondo men’s basketball lost 86-73 to the Mt San. Jacinto College Eagles at their preseason home opener. Rio Hondo had a strong start in the first half trailing the Eagles by only 10 points at halfime. Mt. San Jacinto College opened the game and ran a full court press on Rio...

Women’s Soccer: Roadrunners Mauled by Panthers in Regular Season Finale

Christian Salinas, Reporter

November 14, 2018


Filed under Sports

Friday, Nov. 9, the Rio Hondo Roadrunners women’s soccer team traveled to Chaffey College to take on the Panthers for the second time this season.  Rio previously lost to Chaffey and were looking to exact revenge this time. It was the last game of the regular season and the Roadrunners wanted to...

Women’s Volleyball: Lady Roadrunners Lose its Third Game in a Row

Women’s Volleyball: Lady Roadrunners Lose its Third Game in a Row

Ignacio Cervantes, Sports Editor

October 18, 2018


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The East Los Angeles College Huskies rolled into Rio Hondo’s Gym and swept the Rio Hondo Lady Roadrunners in three games to hand the hosts its third consecutive defeat Wednesday night. The loss puts the Lady Roadrunners record at 1-3 in the South Coast Conference-North and with that a position in...

Men’s Water Polo: Long Beach City Drown Roadrunners

Men’s Water Polo: Long Beach City Drown Roadrunners

Jacobo Garrido, Reporter

October 16, 2018


Filed under Sports

Rio Hondo men's Water Polo (4-17) fell to South Coast Conference powerhouse Long Beach City College Vikings (13-4) at Long Beach’s pool 21 to 7. Leaving Rio Hondo with a 1-4 record in conference, Long Beach was ranked as high as two in Southern California last season and remains at no. 1 in the con...

Men’s soccer: Roadrunners Make it Hard for Themselves in Win

Men’s soccer: Roadrunners Make it Hard for Themselves in Win

Ignacio Cervantes, Sports Editor

October 10, 2018


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Tuesday, Oct. 9, Juan Pablo Jimenez’s second-half goal secured a Rio Hondo men’s soccer 3-2 win against the Chaffey College Panthers at Rio’s soccer field. Jimenez, a freshman forward, capped off an evening of hard work by the Roadrunners in the 47th minute with a header that looped over Chaffey...

Men’s soccer: Four wins out of four

Men’s soccer: Four wins out of four

Ignacio Cervantes, Sports Editor

September 5, 2018


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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....

Water Polo: Women’s and men’s teams ready to start the year

Water Polo: Women’s and men’s teams ready to start the year

Ignacio Cervantes, Sports Editor

September 5, 2018


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Today, Sept. 5, the men’s and women’s Water Polo squads open their seasons at the Rio Hondo aquatics center. Jumping into the pool first will be Todd Lim’s women’s team which will be facing off against the visiting El Camino College Warriors at 3 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 30, Lim mentioned that...

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

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

Ignacio Cervantes, Sports Editor

August 27, 2018


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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...

Men’s soccer preview: A foundation of togetherness

Men’s soccer preview: A foundation of togetherness

Ignacio Cervantes, Sports Reporter

August 27, 2018


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

Monday, Aug. 20. The last weekend before the start of Rio Hondo College’s 2018 Fall Semester. In mid 90 degree weather, most students are enjoying their final friday afternoon of the summer in air conditioning. Not the Roadrunner’s men’s soccer team. Nine months after losing to Santa Monica Col...

Signing Event Held for Graduating Rio Hondo Volleyball Members

Signing Event Held for Graduating Rio Hondo Volleyball Members

Ramon Alvarado, Editor-in-Chief

May 17, 2018


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A signing event took place Thursday, May 17 in the Rio Hondo pool area for Lady Roadrunner volleyball members who will be moving on from the college. Michell Chavez, Sara Harding, Michelle Hawkins, Madison Mader,  Natalie Magallon, Victoria Martinez and Bree Newton were the Ladies recognized for their...

Lady Roadrunners Beat Fullerton in Beach Volleyball

Lady Roadrunners Beat Fullerton in Beach Volleyball

Ignacio Cervantes, Reporter

April 12, 2018


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

Fullerton -- All five duos from Rio Hondo’s Women’s Beach Volleyball team walked off the Fullerton College courts with wins on Wednesday, giving the Lady Roadrunners a 5-0 victory over the Hornets. In beach Volleyball, each college selects five pairs which play best out of three sets against their...

Baseball: Rio Falls to Long Beach City College

Baseball: Rio Falls to Long Beach City College

Ramon Alvarado, Editor-in-Chief

March 18, 2018


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

The Roadrunners battled the Long Beach City College Vikings at The Jungle Saturday, March 15. Rio jumped ahead early on but were unable to hold the lead, falling to LBCC, 5-4. Rio got on the board in the very first inning, thanks to right-fielder John Sabajan and first-baseman Luis Aguilar. With a c...

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