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Soccer: Lady Roadrunners Ride Early Lead into Victory

Soccer: Lady Roadrunners Ride Early Lead into Victory

Ignacio Cervantes, Contributor

September 28, 2017


Filed under Sports

   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...

Roadrunners Prevail Against Chaffey in Conference Opener

Roadrunners Prevail Against Chaffey in Conference Opener

Ignacio Cervantes, Contributor

September 27, 2017


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

   The men’s soccer team won its South Coast Conference opening match 2-1 against Chaffey College on Tuesday after having a player sent off with a red card late in the second half. Moses Gutierrez scored the game-winning goal with five minutes left in the game to give the Roadrunners a positive star...

Lady Roadrunners Edge Out LA Harbor at Rio Hondo

Lady Roadrunners Edge Out LA Harbor at Rio Hondo

Ramon Alvarado, Editor-in-Chief

September 22, 2017


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

The Lady Roadrunners volleyball squad and the Los Angeles Harbor Seahawks faced off in what ended up being a thrilling matchup on Friday night at Rio Hondo. It took the Rio Ladies all five sets to put out the Seahawks, 3-2.   Rio Hondo found themselves in a back-and-forth affair right from...

Soccer: Roadrunners rout Moorpark

Soccer: Roadrunners rout Moorpark

Ignacio Cervantes, Contributor

September 21, 2017


Filed under Sports

With four second half goals, Rio Hondo College beat Moorpark 4-0 on Wednesday night in Whittier to extend their unbeaten run to six games. In the first half, the Raiders held Rio scoreless after a strong defensive display left the hosts frustrated going into the break. It took the hosts just ...

Roadrunner Sports Update

Roadrunner Sports Update

Ignacio Cervantes, Contributor

September 14, 2017


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

On Wednesday, both Roadrunner water polo teams fell to Chaffey College at Rio Hondo’s Aquatic Center. The men’s team came close to victory but the Panthers prevailed 9-11. The women’s side fell 4-8 in each team’s first conference matchup. The Lady Roadrunners will have a week until their next match whi...

Volleyball: Lady Roadrunners Fall at Home to San Diego City

Volleyball: Lady Roadrunners Fall at Home to San Diego City

Ignacio Cervantes, Contributor

September 13, 2017


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

The Lady Roadrunners suffered their eighth loss of the season on Wednesday evening as the San Diego City Knights pranced into the Rio Hondo Gym and won in three straight sets. The sweep looks lopsided on paper, yet the Roadrunners were in contention for all three sets. Mental errors made the differen...

Rio Hondo Roadrunners Sports Preview

Rio Hondo Roadrunners Sports Preview

Ignacio Cervantes, Contributor

September 8, 2017


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

Rio Hondo College has four teams that have begun their season with three sports beginning by the end of this month. Volleyball and Soccer have begun for the women’s with water polo and soccer having started for the men’s. Men’s basketball, wrestling, and women’s water polo will follow suite...

RHC Lady Roadrunners Take First Home Volleyball Game in Straight Sets

RHC Lady Roadrunners Take First Home Volleyball Game in Straight Sets

Ramon Alvarado, Editor-in-Chief

September 1, 2017


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

After playing their first six games on the road, the Rio Hondo Lady’s volleyball team finally found themselves in a familiar setting on the first day of September. The Lady Roadrunners hosted the Fullerton Hornets in the gym at Rio Hondo, and only needed the first three sets to earn the victory. Rio...

Boston Celtics Shock Cavaliers in Game Three in Cleveland

Boston Celtics Shock Cavaliers in Game Three in Cleveland

Ramon Alvarado, Staff Writer

May 23, 2017


Filed under Sports

After losing their star player and the first two games of the series on their home court, it looked like the Boston Celtics would surely get swept by the Cleveland Cavaliers. The Celtics showed the fight of an Irishman, however, and stole game three at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, 111-108. With...

Golden State Warriors Dominate Game Two of Western Conference Finals

Golden State Warriors Dominate Game Two of Western Conference Finals

Ramon Alvarado, Staff Writer

May 23, 2017


Filed under Sports

The Golden State Warriors jumped ahead of the San Antonio Spurs early on in game two and never looked back. Golden State had Oracle Arena roaring as they easily defeated the Spurs, 136-100. Kawhi Leonard was, without a doubt, missed by San Antonio in their second game at Oracle. The Spurs defense...

Carleigh Cruz and Paula Alferez sign National Letter of Intent to Hope International University

Carleigh Cruz and Paula Alferez sign National Letter of Intent to Hope International University

Crystian Mendoza, Sports Editor

May 16, 2017


Filed under Sports

After formerly committing to Hope International University April 20, both Carleigh Cruz and Paula Alferez of the Rio Hondo College Beach Volleyball team officially signed their National Letters of Intent May 11 to play volleyball in Fullerton next fall where they will continue their studies while pl...

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