Category: Sports

F1 Racing: Red Bull fends off Mercedes in Emilia Romagna Grand Prix

By Jesus Coronel Formula 1 drivers raced in wet conditions in the Emilia Romagna Grand Prix during what would prove to be one of the more challenging races of the season. After a spin in lap 31, Mercedes racer Lewis Hamilton went from contesting race leader Max Verstappen, the Red Bull racer, to seventh place

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Notre Dame High School fends off Jurupa Valley in late innings

By Jesus Coronel The Notre Dame Titans withstood a late-inning comeback at Jurupa Valley High School on March 29. The Titans lost junior first baseman Zakary Hensche in the first inning to a knee injury before falling behind 1-0 after an RBI Double by the Jurupa Jaguars in the bottom of the fifth inning. But

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Hemet High School girl’s soccer team controls the field vs Ramona High

By Daniela Ramirez Pre-season soccer has finally begun for local high schools. The Hemet High School Bulldogs took over the field on March 17 at Ramona High School with a 2-1 win over the Rams during both teams’ third game of the season. Hemet has no freshman or junior varsity team this season. All the

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Aston Martin returns to Formula 1 racing, reveals AMR21 F1

By Jesus Coronel It has been 61 years since Aston Martin was last involved in Formula 1 Racing. Now they are back and ready to make their brand known again. They will be taking over the Racing Point BWT team, which had one of its best seasons ever last year, finishing fourth in the Constructors’

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Local high school athletics schedules

By Bianca Macias After months of starving for sports due to the COVID-19, hungry High School athletes have packed their bags and put their game faces back on just in time for a Spring 2021 season.  Do you find yourself just as hungry for sports as these athletes have been? Well, then you’ve come to

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SPORTS COLUMN: NBA All-Star Game put profits over people

By Paul Quick The NBA All-Star Game is an annual gathering of the league’s best players. It typically comes during the mid-season break and, under normal circumstances, it is considered a high point of the season and a great honor to be selected to play in. During the age of COVID-19, however, nothing is normal.

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NBA: Los Angeles Clippers fall short in final minutes against Milwaukee Bucks

By Jesus Coronel The Los Angeles Clippers fell in the final seconds to another MVP-worthy performance by Giannis Antetokounmpo and the Milwaukee Bucks.  The game was close until its final minutes. With 4:01 left to go, Clippers forward Kawhi Leonard nailed a shot that propelled Los Angeles to a 100-96 lead. The Bucks then rallied

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RCC football player, track coach talk pandemic training

By Daniela Ramirez This March marks one year mark since the COVID-19 pandemic shut down campuses, and the hiatus has especially impacted athletes. Riverside City College athletic programs have experienced a lot of challenges through the last year.  Student-athletes have not been able to practice on campus with their coaches and teammates since last spring. Many

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Riverside City College hires new athletic director

By Erik Galicia A former professional athlete, attorney and assistant director with the NCAA has been selected to lead Riverside City College’s Athletics Department. Payton Williams is a Riverside native. He was born at Parkview Community Hospital and attended Emerson Elementary School before becoming Fresno State University’s first academic all-American football player as an adult.

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L.A. championship wins mean more to fans this time around

By Lesly Gonzalez Although the year has been ripe with gloom, Southern California received some sunshine with the Dodgers and Lakers both winning a championship this fall.  But COVID-19 and the regulations the pandemic requires as cases rise and fall have cast doubt on the possibility of the traditional celebratory parades seen when Los Angeles

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