Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

While Houston Dash based in Houston, Texas has been in the NWSL since 2014, Chicago Red Stars based in Bridgeview, Illinois have been in the NWSL since 2013.

NWSL Houston Dash vs. Chicago Red Stars rematch for 2021 Challenge Cup Opening

Mimi Castellanos, Digital Editor in Chief April 12, 2021

NWSL Challenge Cup 2021 begins with Houston Dash versus Chicago Red Stars. With a rematch from last year’s final, Chicago Red Stars go up against 2020 Challenge Cup Champions. Because of international call-ups and injuries, the rosters shift quite a bit. While the Red Stars are missing Julie Ertz,...

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United States Womens National Soccer Team has won the SheBelieves Cup in 2020, 2018, and in 2016. They also have won the Womens World Cup four times in 1991, 1999, 2015, and 2019.

USWNT Wins SheBelieves Cup Against Argentina

Mimi Castellanos, Digital Editor in Chief February 25, 2021

Winning their first two games against Canada and Brazil, United States took on Argentina on February 24, for their final game in the tournament. Champions in 2020, USWNT push through to defend their title. Switching the lineup, Kristen Mewis (22), sister of USWNT and Manchester City player Sam Mewis...

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Beach Volleyball players Gabrielle Cruz, Romy Ramos, and Joleen Luque all signed letters of intent alongside Athletic Director Steve Hebert and Head Coach Teddi Esko on April 28.

Women’s Volleyball and Basketball Players Sign Letters of Intent

Adam Calleja, Staff Writer May 8, 2016

Four more talented female athletes from the Rio Hondo basketball and volleyball programs signed their letters of intent on April 28 to continue their collegiate careers at the four-year university level. Volleyball players Gabrielle Cruz and Romy Ramos signed with Ottawa University while their teammate...

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Rio Hondo Beach Volleyball player Erika Mendoza gets in the air to return a solid hit against Fullerton at Golden West College.

Beach Volleyball team qualifies for Western State Conference playoffs

Crystian Mendoza, Sports Editor May 1, 2016

The Rio Hondo Women's Beach Volleyball team qualified for the Western State Conference playoffs in their first season and will be held on April 27 at El Camino College at 1:00 p.m. The Lady Roadrunners last faced Ventura at Grossmout on April 22 and went on to lose the match 5-0, and would then lose...

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Courtney Gonzalez, Christina Holguin and Alexis Marinero all signed their National Letters of Intent alongside Head Coach Jennifer Tanaka.

Women’s Soccer players Holguin, Gonzalez, and Marinero sign National Letter Of Intent

Crystian Mendoza , Sports Editor April 11, 2016

Three more 2015 Rio Hondo College Women's Soccer players have signed their National Letters of Intent with four-year universities to continue their academic and athletic careers. Goalkeeper Christina Holguin signed with San Fransisco State University, Defender Courtney Gonzalez and Midfielder Alexis...

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Esthefany Martinez gets a solid hit for Rio Hondo in their 9-0 shutout against San Bernardino Valley on March 23.

Softball team wins four consecutive Conference games

Crystian Mendoza, Sports Editor March 29, 2016

The Rio Hondo softball teams overall record improved to 11-17 after four consecutive wins this past week, bringing them to a 6-2 record in Conference. The Lady Roadrunners faced Victor Valley College on March 21 after a rain out earlier in the month forced the game to be rescheduled. Rio Hondo went...

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Rio Hondo sand volleyball players Kassandra Cuellar (furthest away) and Kassandra Casas diving for a return in their opening match of the season against Fullerton at Golden West College.

Sand Volleyball added to Rio Hondo’s list of sports

Crystian Mendoza , Sports Editor March 8, 2016

In the Spring of 2016 a new sport has been introduced to Rio Hondo College thanks to the help of Coach Teddi Esko who played a huge role in the development of this new program. In the Fall of 2013 coach Esko approached our Rio Hondo AD and informed him that Sand Volleyball was the new emerging women's...

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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 22, 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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