Category: Sports

Riverside City College Tigers battle No. 11 Orange Coast College Pirates

By Jair Ramirez The Tigers were blocking the net constantly and covering a lot of floor while leading mitost of the way before falling 24-26.“The first set was good, we played real hard,” RCC coach Clara Lowden said.Freshman Maggie Aburto was leading the way with seven kills until she had to leave the match due

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RCC athletic community shares tips on how to safely return to competitive play after pandemic

By Mya Castro As Riverside City College’s athletic department jumps back into training and competition, the athletes, trainers and coaches understand that a healthy mind and body are the key to success.  Coaches and athletic trainers know that athletes must do their best to keep their bodies healthy outside of just attending practice in order

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RCC suffers first loss since 2018

By Jair Ramirez The 2021 Tigers looked nothing like the 2019 version of themselves during their second home game as they got beat handily on both sides of the ball. The Riverside City College football team lost for the first time on its home turf since Nov. 24, 2018, in the California Community College Athletic

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Newest addition to men’s water polo team touted as key playmaker

By Mya Castro  As the season begins for Riverside City College men’s water polo, Reese Starkey has become a force to be reckoned with.  With 10 years of playing experience, the Cajon high school alumnus has collected a college career total of 24 goals and 28 steals. Starkey’s outstanding offense and defense have helped the

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RCC takes cross-town trip to compete in 40th Annual UC Riverside Invitational

By Brian Calderon The Riverside City College men’s and women’s cross country teams made an early morning  trip to compete in 40th Annual UC Riverside Invitational. The team fielded runners in all four events and ran on the Ag/Ops course. In the opening race, the women’s 6K, the Tigers placed 21 out of 24 teams.

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RCC defense locks down Saddleback, struggles with penalties

By Jair Ramirez After winning the 2019 national championship behind their high-powered offense, the 2021 version of the RCC football team has their hard-hitting defense leading the way this year. RCC defeated Saddleback College 33-6 behind an explosive defensive performance, holding Saddleback to just two field goals.  “We were opportunistic defensively tonight, RCC coach Tom

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RCC women’s volleyball team defeats Santa Ana College

By Jesus Coronel Don’t call it a comeback.    After starting the season 0-3 with nine straight set losses, the Riverside City College volleyball team has since won 12 consecutive sets to propel their winning streak to four games. RCC is now 4-3 and the momentum seems to be on their side. They continued their comeback

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Rivals collide, allows McLaren to win Italian Grand Prix

By Jesus Coronel Title contenders Max Verstappen and Lewis Hamilton had a very dramatic crash on Lap 26 of the Italian Grand Prix on Sep. 12. As Hamilton was exiting the pit lane, Verstappen was in position to overtake him but then was left very little room on Turn 1 and by the time he

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RCC women’s volleyball extend win-streak to three games (Gallery)

By Jesus Coronel The Riverside City College women’s volleyball team won their third consecutive game of the season against Cerro Coso Community College 3-0 on Sep. 9. The win propels their record to three wins and three losses for the season. The first two sets were both dominated by RCC as they retained all the

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