Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

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 Soccer Sophomore Night Precedes Playoff Seeding

Ignacio Cervantes, Sports Editor 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...

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

Ignacio Cervantes, Sports Editor 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,...

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Rio Hondo College hosts College of the Desert Friday at 6 p.m. for a regional playoff rematch from last year. Photo credit: Rio mens soccer page.

As Preseason Continues, Men’s Soccer Search for Identity

Ignacio Cervantes, Sports Editor September 20, 2019

A frustrating end to the 2018 season for the Rio Hondo men’s soccer team can be retaliated Friday as College of the Desert, 3-2 winners during last November's regional playoff match in Whittier, return for a 6 p.m. preseason showdown. New Faces, Same Drive The Roadrunners from Palm Desert will serve...

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Augustine Dipped In Gold

Ignacio Cervantes, Sports Editor May 4, 2019

Friday, May 1 Aaron Augustine took gold in the 1-meter diving board competition at De Anza College’s second day of hosting the California Community College Athletic Association 2019 State Men’s and Women’s Swimming and Diving Championship. The Rio Hondo Roadrunners diver recorded a 287.50 which...

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Women’s Basketball: Roadrunners Sprinting Into Regionals

Ignacio Cervantes, Sports Editor February 28, 2019

The California Community College Athletic Association women’s basketball Southern California Regionals began yesterday with three wild card matchups. Friday, March 1 the second round of the tournament will resume with all seeds attempting to win two games to advance to the California state finals. Amongst...

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After Winning First Three Games, Roadrunners Drop The Fourth Against SD Mesa

Christian Salinas, Reporter February 8, 2019

Thursday, Feb. 7, the Rio Hondo men’s baseball team hosted the San Diego Mesa College Olympians at the campus of Rio Hondo College. The Roadrunners came into this 3-0 while the Olympians got off to a slow start this season and visited Rio with a 1-3 record. The Roadrunners were the favorite but that...

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

Christian Salinas , Reporter November 14, 2018

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...

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Women’s Soccer: Roadrunners, Ranked 15th in Nation, Lose to No. 1

Christian Salinas, Reporter November 5, 2018

Looking to get back on the winning side of things, the Rio Hondo women’s soccer team traveled to Cerritos College Friday, Nov. 2 to take on the Falcons. With both teams ranked inside the top twenty in the nation, and Cerritos being number one, it was poised to be a battle of two very good teams. Unfortunately,...

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Up next for mens soccer is a match-up with Orange Coast College Friday at 6 p.m.

Men’s soccer: Four wins out of four

Ignacio Cervantes, Sports Editor September 5, 2018

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....

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The aquatic center will be busy today as three games will be played. Mens and womens Water Polo play El Camino as the men will also host Occidental College.

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

Ignacio Cervantes, Sports Editor September 5, 2018

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...

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Up next for mens soccer is a match-up with Orange Coast College Friday at 6 p.m.

Men’s soccer preview: A foundation of togetherness

Ignacio Cervantes, Sports Editor August 27, 2018

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...

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