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 »

New complex coming to Cerritos College

Terrel Emerson
April 21, 2016
Filed under Campus Life, Sports

The campus has become a maze with all the detour signs but soon, there will be a bright new building in the middle of campus. The new Health and Wellness Complex is coming soon to Cerritos after first being mentioned in the 2011 Master Plan. It will occupy the two grass patches behind the food court and in ... Read more »

Kinesiology majors thrive on campus

Terrel Emerson
April 21, 2016
Filed under Features, Sports, Sports Features

According to a poll taken in Fall of 2014, 243 students at Cerritos College claimed their declared major was kinesiology. Dean of Instructional Effectiveness Research Planning, Kristi Blackburn said that a new poll is in the works. Kinesiology is the scientific study of human or non-human body movement. It... Read more »

Softball’s losing streak extends to three games

Toni Reveles
April 21, 2016
Filed under Softball, Sports, Women's Sports

The Cerritos College softball team just can't seem to get back on track after losing to Mt. San Antonio 5-3.Assistant Coach Cecily Garcia said, "Mt. SAC is a great opponent, they bring it every time we play them, and we played pretty good against them it was just they brought it better than we did, i... Read more »

A victory to bring women’s softball back to its normal self

Toni Reveles
April 21, 2016
Filed under Softball, Sports, Women's Sports

After going a whole week without winning, the softball team finally got a win over El Camino-Compton Center, 10-0.Second baseman, Jenny Collazo, who lead off the first inning with a single said her team worked really hard for that win, "Well we worked hard and we just went back to what we know, so it fel... Read more »

Baseball plays catch up, takes 2 out of 3 from Vikings

Baseball plays catch up, takes 2 out of 3 from Vikings

Taylor Ogata
April 21, 2016
Filed under Baseball, Men's Sports, Sports

If you fall into a hole, there is always a chance that you will get out, depending on how deep it is.For the Cerritos College baseball team, those holes were not very deep at all as it managed to climb out of them and come from behind to win the first two games against the Long Beach City College Vikings b... Read more »