THE ROADRUNNER

Butte College's Editorially Independent Student Voice

THE ROADRUNNER

THE ROADRUNNER

A newspaper by students, for students.
Fluminese vs Vasco at the historic Matacana stadium 
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Beyond the Top Five: A Journey into the Heart of Brazilian Football

from passionate fans to questionable on-field antics, discover what makes the Brasileirão a must-watch for any soccer enthusiast
Nathan Azevedo Espindula, Editor-in-Chief April 17, 2024

Football, or soccer as some may call it, is without a doubt the biggest sport in the world. Not only is it by far the most watched sport, but many would argue it is the most entertaining as well.  From...

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Hear the crack.

Dramatic seventh-inning comeback denies Lady Roadrunner win in tournament opener

Butte College softball bottles at home and sees a 4-2 win become a 9-4 loss in a heartbreaking game.
Nathan Azevedo Espindula, Eston Conley April 16, 2024

April 12 marked a significant day for the Lady Roadrunners' softball team as they faced off against the College of the Siskiyous. The match, held last Friday, was part of a two-day tournament at Butte...

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How Good Is The Western Conference Really?

How Good Is The Western Conference Really?

Look forward to an intense battle for the top three spots, and every single game is crucial. 
Jackson Hutler, Staff Writer April 9, 2024
The West is the most competitive we have seen in years.
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Yankees Superstar Juan Soto seeking huge contract

Yankees’ Superstar Juan Soto seeking huge contract

The MLB's next historic contract
Mateo Lawhun, Staff Writer April 9, 2024

Juan Soto will be MLB's next superstar to land a historic contract after this season. Juan and his agent Scott Boras are "after the records" according to The Athletic's Brittany Ghiroli. With a deal STARTING...

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Cody Rhodes completes his story

Cody Rhodes completes his story

The American Nightmare defeats The Tribal Chief
Mateo Lawhun, Staff Writer April 9, 2024

It took 2 years but Cody Rhodes finally defeated Roman Reigns and ended his streak of 1,316 consecutive days as the WWE Universal Champion. The title run from Reigns was the 4th longest in WWE history. After...

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NBA Scoring Has Gotten Out of Hand

Rule changes need to be implemented to even the playing field between defense and offense.
Garrett Breedon, contributing writer March 30, 2024

So far, the 2023-24 NBA season has delivered some prodigious player performances, including nine 50 + point games, and six 60 + point games from players like Joel Embiid and Luka Doncic. Elite offensive...

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54 And Counting

54 And Counting

Sacramento Kings star player Domantas Sabonis made history last night as he became the first player to record 54 double-doubles in a row since the NBA post-merger in 1976.
Jackson Hutler, Staff Writer March 26, 2024
Domantas Sabonis continues his dominance and breaks multiple records in one night. Click to read!
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The Real Deal

The Real Deal

Jackson Holiday Continues To Impress
Jackson Hutler, Staff Writer March 16, 2024
Read about Jackson Holiday being the most exciting prospect in baseball right now.
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Esports World Cup adds Rainbow Six Siege

Esports World Cup adds Rainbow Six Siege

From Paris to Riyadh
Mateo Lawhun, Staff Writer March 14, 2024

The Esports World Cup has announced that Ubisoft's FPS Rainbow Six Siege will compete in this year's WC. It is still unknown how you will qualify and how many teams are allowed to compete for the World...

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Butte College alumni Rigoberto Sanchez re-signs with Colts

Payday!
Mateo Lawhun, Staff Writer March 13, 2024

Former Butte College football player Rigoberto Sanchez re-signed with the Indianapolis Colts for a 3-year, $7.5M deal. Returning for his seventh season (and beyond) for the Colts. In 2021 Sanchez set...

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Bad Blood

Bad Blood

Saquon Barkley and Tiki Barber Exchange Words
Jackson Hutler, Staff Writer March 13, 2024
Former New York Giants running back Tiki Barber had some choice words for Saquon Barkley after Saquon chose to sign with the division rival Philadelphia Eagles.
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Top 3 candidates to win 2024 MLB Comeback Player of the Year for the AL and NL

Top 3 candidates to win 2024 MLB Comeback Player of the Year for the AL and NL

Who will win?
Mateo Lawhun, Staff Writer March 7, 2024

Players always have down years due to injuries or just straight-up playing bad baseball. Players who overcome these difficulties will get rewarded. Last year Liam Hendriks (AL) overcame cancer and Cody...

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