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Soccer making its return around the world

Soccer making its return around the world

Bryan Chavez, Reporter

May 14, 2020

Soccer's return around the world gets closer and closer. We begin to see teams around Europe beginning to prepare for the return of their respected league. Teams in England are delighted with the news, the league is set to return Jun.1. La Liga is set to make its return Jun.12. Which is why most team...

PSG declared Ligue 1 champions

Bryan Chavez, Reporter

May 11, 2020

French Prime Minister has announced that no sporting events will take place until September. The French League had plans to return behind closed doors for Jun.17. But with sudden news the LFP had to come up with a final decision to finish the league with the current standings. This meant that PSG were named ...

All Sports Competitions Cancelled Due to COVID-19

The Rio Hondo Softball Field completely empty as the 2020 college softball season is cancelled. Many sporting events from around the world are postponed due the Corona Virus outbreak.

Jesus Marquez, Reporter

March 15, 2020

California community college spring sports competition and professional sports have all been postponed due to COVID-19. The coronavirus has had a huge impact world wide. More than 160,000 cases across the world have been confirmed and for that reason, many sporting events have been cancelled right away...

The Champions League Dream Lives On

Carlos Vela netted his 43rd goal In his last 42 official matches.

Jesus Manriquez, Digital Executive Editor

February 28, 2020

Los Angeles Football Club’s first CONCACAF Champions League run is far from over after defeating Club Leon 3-0 at Banc of California Stadium,Thursday, February 27. The Black and Gold overturned the aggregate goal count against one of Mexico’s best, after losing 2-0 in Mexico last week. LAFC will ...

Time for LAFC to go ‘BOOM’

Ignacio Cervantes, Contributor

January 25, 2020

Saturday, January 25, Los Angeles Football Club’s twitter page sent out a friendly reminder to its followers -- “We’re back at The Banc tonight, come prepared.” Football in LA is back. At 7:30 p.m. Saturday night, Uruguay’s most storied team Club Atlético Peñarol will join LAFC at Banc...

Women’s Soccer Sophomore Night Precedes Playoff Seeding

Ignacio Cervantes, Contributor

November 15, 2019

Today, Nov. 15, Rio Hondo women’s soccer is ready to make history. As Pasadena City rolls into Rio for a South Coast Conference matchup at 6 p.m., the Roadrunners have an opportunity at perfection for the second season in three years. Been There, Done That In 2017, head coach Jennifer Tanaka was the ...

Sounders Rob The Banc, Eliminate LAFC

Seattle Sounders lifted the Western Conference championship trophy on the Banc of California Stadium pitch following its 3-1 win over LA Football Club Tuesday, Oct. 29. Photo credit: Jesus Manriquez / EPM.

Ignacio Cervantes, Contributor

October 31, 2019

In Seattle Sounders 3-1 road victory at Banc of California Stadium Tuesday, Nicolas Lodeiro’s first half go-ahead goal flipped the script on LA Football Club. The win put Seattle in Sunday’s MLS Cup Final against Toronto FC. Unlikely Underdog Going into the match, Seattle wasn’t the better t...

Roadrunners Host no. 1 in State

Ignacio Cervantes, Contributer

October 22, 2019

Today, Tuesday, Oct. 22, Rio Hondo men’s soccer hosts Cerritos College at 6 p.m. on the Rio Hondo soccer field. The Falcons are Rio's biggest test yet as the visitor's undefeated record makes them California's second-best. “The boys say they’re ready, we’ll see,” said Rio head coach Orlando...

Roadrunners Travel for Bout Against Warriors

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Ignacio Cervantes, Contributer

October 18, 2019

South Coast Conference In Full Gear With two league matches under its belt, Rio Hondo College's men's soccer team began the South Coast Conference appropriately. A road draw at LA Harbor Friday, Oct. 11 was followed by a 5-2 home rout over Compton Tuesday at Rio Hondo's soccer stadium. In game thr...

Men’s Soccer: Time to Shine in South Coast Conference

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Ignacio Cervantes, Contributer

October 11, 2019

The Rio Hondo men’s soccer team go into its regular season opener Friday, Oct. 11 at LA Harbor’s Seahawks Stadium at a modest no. 34 out of 76 schools in the California Community College Athletic Association state power points poll. Following an identity search during a discovery phase preseason,...

The Black And Gold…. And The Best: LAFC Clinch Their First Ever Title

Jesus Manriquez, Sports Editor

September 26, 2019

Los Angeles Football Club grabbed a 3-1 win against The Houston Dynamo and clinched the Supporters' Shield for the first time in club history. Forwards Carlos Vela, Diego Rossi and midfielder Eduard Atuesta scored for LAFC in a historic night for the club. LAFC quickly took control of the possessio...

The Best FIFA Football Awards 2019

Jesus Manriquez, Sports Editor

September 24, 2019

The Best FIFA football awards 2019 were held on Monday, Sep. 24, where the best players and coaches, both men and women, for the 2018/2019 season were awarded. National team coaches, national team captains, fans registered to FIFA and journalists from countries who are associated with FIFA , all took...

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