Coach Gonzalez stays humble through success

Coach Gonzalez stays humble through success

Monica Gallardo , Sports Copy Editor
September 29, 2014
Filed under Soccer, Sports, Sports Features, Women's Soccer, Women's Sports

Looking at women’s soccer head coach Ruben Gonzalez’s overall record (194-17-14), it is no surprise that for the second time in his career he received the National Coach of the Year award for the 2013-2014 season. ... Read more »

Penalties stun Falcons as they fall to Ventura

Abraham Venegas, Staff Writer
September 28, 2014
Filed under Football, Men's Sports, Sports

When the victory seemed in the bag for the Cerritos College football team, Ventura scored a late touchdown with 13 seconds left to pull a 35-31 win. This is the second defeat at home for the Falcons, who now have a two-game losing streak. Tight-end Deon Washington said, "We have to work harder.... Read more »

Illinois trip keeps women’s soccer team in winning streak

Illinois trip keeps women’s soccer team in winning streak

Alexander Naveja
September 27, 2014
Filed under Soccer, Sports

When the women’s soccer team was getting ready for its flight to Chicago, there was no fear in flying or leaving home. With good reason, it left with a perfect record. The women's soccer team emerged victorious from its Illinois tournament, which took place Friday, Sept. 19, to Sunday, Sept.... Read more »

Another loss in a close game for women’s water polo

Another loss in a close game for women’s water polo

Kristopher Carrasco, Multimedia Editor
September 25, 2014
Filed under Sports, Waterpolo, Women's Sports

"I think throughout the entire game, we were in it, whether we were down by one or down by four, it was definitely a winnable game," assistant coach Sharon Ku said after suffering another loss. The women's water polo team played a tough game against Mt. San Antonio College, only to lose with a score... Read more »

Late rotations, communication a factor in volleyball’s defeat

Late rotations, communication a factor in volleyball’s defeat

Katherine Grijalva, Arts Editor
September 24, 2014
Filed under Sports, Volleyball, Women's Sports

The women's volleyball team's lack of communication cost it a 3-2 loss against Riverside on Wednesday, Sept. 24, at 5 p.m. inside Falcon Gymnasium. The Falcons started by dominating the game with a 10-3 score within the first 10 minutes of the game. The team demonstrated its useful tactics against... Read more »

‘It takes more than just being a woman’

‘It takes more than just being a woman’

Alexander Naveja, Associate Sports Editor
September 24, 2014
Filed under Sports, Women's Sports, Wrestling

The Cerritos College wrestling team has two women on the team who have the same amount of passion in wrestling as the men do. “I believe I make an impact because I’m there all the time and I put so much of my time on the team because it’s my passion and it’s something that I look forward... Read more »

A ‘jamboree’ of talent for the scouts

Armando Jacobo, Sports Editor
September 24, 2014
Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

With three basketball courts being played simultaneously, hundreds in attendance and 41 schools taking part in the men’s basketball jamboree, the event lived up to its name. Cerritos College played host to the SoCal Fall JUCO men’s basketball jamboree, a three-day event that extended from Friday,... Read more »

Volleyball going for a split record against Riverside

Volleyball going for a split record against Riverside

Armando Jacobo, Sports Editor
September 24, 2014
Filed under Sports, Volleyball

Through seven games thus far in the season, the Cerritos College volleyball team is lacking consistency as it looks to play in its home opener. After splitting the first two games and falling one game below .500 after the Cerritos Tournament, the Falcons realize that something has to give. “That... Read more »

Ray Rice and why the the NFL is a crappy institution

Carlos Holguin
September 24, 2014
Filed under Football, Sports

For seven months, the National Football League has been dealing with the increasing fallout and pressure from the public in a response to a video showing Baltimore Ravens running-back Ray Rice assaulting his then fiance, now wife in an elevator. When the original video of Rice dragging his fiance... Read more »

Men’s water polo team takes South Coast Conference opener

Alan Leyva, Staff Writer
September 18, 2014
Filed under Sports, Waterpolo

“I feel that we played very good. We gave them no mercy and we didn’t stop.” Men's water polo goalie Joseph Owens said after the team's 17-6 win over Chaffey College, Wednesday, Sept. 18. “I thought our defense was pretty good. We held (Chaffey); had a few goals in the second half,” head... Read more »