Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

#21 Tiah Sherman drives to the basket and scores an easy layup.

Women’s Basketball suffers a first round loss against Cerritos College to end their 2021-22 season.

Matthew Medina, Online Sports Editor March 7, 2022

The Roadrunners lost to Cerritos College Tuesday night in the first round of the Southern California Regional Playoffs 54-47. This was the third meeting between these two squads this season after splitting the first two games. Miscues and missed opportunities hurt the Roadrunners all night long, only...

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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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Pasadena City attempted to close with a comeback but the Lady Roadrunners held on. Photo credit: Rio Hondo Athletics Website.

Women’s Basketball: Roadrunners Hang on for Win Against Pasadena

Anel Ceballos, Opinion Co-editor February 11, 2019

Friday, Feb. 8, the Roadrunners women’s basketball team made a comeback to beat the Lancers 58-57. Rio Hondo had a tough first half behind Pasadena 31-23, but quickly bounced back in the third quarter to outscore the Lancers 21-12 and gain the lead 44-43. As it came down to the fourth quarter,...

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RHC womens basketball players Aaliyah Montiel (left) alongside head coach Steven Johnson (center) and Emily Ayala after a practice session Oct. 5.

RHC women’s basketball team competes at Santa Ana College Fall showcase

Adam Calleja , Staff Writer October 17, 2016

The Rio Hondo women’s basketball team participated in their final fall showcase at Santa Ana College as they prepare for the upcoming season. The Roadrunners finished the showcase with a solid 2-2 record, competing against several of the best teams in the state. If you're interested in basketball and...

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Justine Manjarrez signs her National Letter of Intent to play at York College in the fall, alongside womens basketball Head Coach Johnson, and Athletic Director Steve Hebert on April 21.

Justine Manjarrez to join teammate Vargas at York College

Adam Calleja, Staff Writer April 27, 2016

Rio Hondo College Women’s basketball player Justine Manjarrez signed her National Letter of Intent on Thursday afternoon and will join teammate Julissa Vargas to continue her collegiate basketball career at York College in York, Nebraska next fall. Manjarrez, a five-foot-four guard who played high...

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Julissa Vargas signed her National Letter of Intent to York College in Nebraska on April 7, alongside Coach Johnson and Athletic Director Steve Hebert.

Julissa Vargas Signs LOI to York College

Adam Calleja, Staff Writer April 11, 2016

Rio Hondo College Women’s Basketball player Julissa Vargas signed her national letter of intent on Friday afternoon to play basketball at York College in York, Nebraska. Vargas, a five-foot-five guard originally from Azusa, was the starting point guard for the Lady Roadrunners throughout the season....

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Danna Robles and Leo Maidana signed their letters of intent on March 4.

Rio Hondo Basketball Players Danna Robles and Leo Maidana Sign their Letters of Intent

Adam Calleja, Staff Writer March 6, 2016

Rio Hondo basketball players Danna Robles and Leo Maidana both spent Mar. 4 signing their letters of intent to continue their education and play basketball at four year colleges. Danna Robles signed to San Diego Christian College and Leo Maidana signed to Hope International University. Danna Robles,...

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Sophomore Bianca Garcia #5 getting ready to pass the ball.

Women’s Basketball team end season with 3 game winning streak

Adam Calleja, Staff Writer February 23, 2016

The Rio Hondo College women’s basketball team have won their last three Foothill Conference games, most recently at home on Feb. 20 against San Bernardino Valley 86-79. As they near the end of a hard fought season, the team currently sits on an overall record of 14-13.  The women's basketball team...

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