Cerritos College • Norwalk, Calif.

Ali was more than boxing, he was the voice of the voiceless

Terrel Emerson
June 25, 2016
Filed under Sports

It seemed as if the world stopped spinning June 3, when Muhammad Ali passed away. The prayers and consoling messages came pouring in, in hopes of reaching the family of a man that had touched so many others. Now that you have been laid to rest Ali, I would like to talk about how... Read more »

This year in Cerritos Sports

This year in Cerritos Sports

Terrel Emerson
May 10, 2016
Filed under Baseball, Basketball, Football, Men's Sports, Soccer, Sports, Swimming, Tennis, Track & Field, Volleyball, Waterpolo, Women's Sports, Wrestling

Keeping up with tradition of years past, Cerritos College continues to be a constant competitor in athletics. This year, Cerritos College produced four state championships and 14 conference titles, with three more teams fighting in the state playoffs. For the fourth consecutive season, women’s... Read more »

Cerritos track and field competing for state

Cerritos track and field competing for state

Monique Nethington
May 10, 2016
Filed under Men's Sports, Showcase, Sports, Track & Field, Track & Field, Women's Sports

Both Cerritos track and field teams have a combined 40 individuals athletes and three relay teams advancing to the state finals. Saturday Cerritos College track and field competed at the Southern California Championship Preliminaries, in Antelope Valley. Road to a repeat As an individual team, the women... Read more »

Falcons still flying in the playoffs

Toni Reveles
May 10, 2016
Filed under Softball, Sports, Women's Sports

The Cerritos College softball team moved on from the first round of playoffs to the Super Regionals were the winner will play for the CCCAA state championship.The Falcons started a best of a three series against No. 12 seed Southwestern on Saturday, May 7.The first game ended in a 7-0 sweep of Southwe... Read more »

Baseball flounders in final series

Baseball flounders in final series

Taylor Ogata
May 6, 2016
Filed under Baseball, Sports

After a three-game sweep of El Camino College, the Cerritos College baseball team was in a tie atop the South Coast Conference standings with Long Beach City College.However, that tie was broken in Long Beach's favor after the Falcons lost their final series against the Los Angeles Harbor Seahawks and Long ... Read more »

Three women’s basketball players sign to schools

Terrel Emerson
May 3, 2016
Filed under Basketball, Features, Sports, Sports Features

Family and love are some of the words the Cerritos College women’s basketball team used to describe each other. That is what three women will be leaving behind as they move onto the four-year university level. Forward Sydney Lopez signed to Hope International University in Fullerton, Californi... Read more »

Diamond Men and Women Gear Up for Postseason

Taylor Ogata and Toni Reveles
May 3, 2016
Filed under Baseball, Softball, Sports

For the fourth consecutive season both Cerritos College baseball and softball are competing in the playoffs. Both teams overcame its fair share of adversity in order to get to the playoffs. But both understand the goal is far from accomplished. Softball Season Review The Cerritos College softball team move ahead to the posts... Read more »

Top 10 Most Common Athlete Injuries

Terrel Emerson
May 3, 2016
Filed under Features, Sports, Sports Features

The top 10 most common injuries in sports range from runner’s knee to achilles tear. Also the time missed can range from 2-3 days to 9-12 months. In the words of athletic trainer Maria Castro, “Every case for every athlete is different.” Some athletes are able to recover from injuri... Read more »

Mark Pena, leading man for Falcon baseball

Mark Pena, leading man for Falcon baseball

Taylor Ogata
April 30, 2016
Filed under Baseball, Features, Men's Sports, Sports

When you think of a "face of the franchise," you think about some big name players on any team in any sport. Mark Pena, a 22-year-old sophomore center-fielder out of Bell Gardens High School and a Liberal Arts major, can be considered the face of the Cerritos College baseball program. In a recent... Read more »

Men’s tennis holds head high

Terrel Emerson
April 27, 2016
Filed under Men's Sports, Sports, Tennis

Intestinal fortitude is something that the Cerritos College men’s tennis team does not lack. The team takes on the mentality of its head coach Alvin Kim. Before the season the team admitted that the one team that everybody wanted to play was defending state champion Irvine ... Read more »

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