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 »

Woes continue for women’s water polo with loss to Chaffey

Sebastian Aguayo
September 18, 2014
Filed under Sports, Waterpolo

The Cerritos College women’s water polo team suffered yet another loss, as it lost its conference opener, suffering a setback toward its race for the South Coast Conference title this year. The Falcons suffered a 12-4 loss defeat to the Chaffey Panthers on Wednesday, Sept. 17. The team is now 0-5... Read more »

‘Running’ for top three, Woodley Park next meet

‘Running’ for top three, Woodley Park next meet

Alexander Naveja, Associate Sports Editor
September 16, 2014
Filed under Sports

Top-conference placing is absolutely the goal for both men and women’s cross country teams. Anthony Lozano, the men’s cross country team captain, said, “This year, I’m mainly focusing on trying to win our conference and (get better) as a team (than) last year; we finished... Read more »

Recognition still comes as a surprise to Coach Higgins

Recognition still comes as a surprise to Coach Higgins

Sebastian Aguayo
September 16, 2014
Filed under Sports, Track & Field

One of Cerritos College’s very own, coach Lloyd Higgins, was awarded the 2014 California Community College Assistant Coach of the Year for women’s track and field.This is not Higgins’ first time winning the award.The award recognizes elite assistant coaches,... Read more »

Football cruises past Orange Coast

Armando Jacobo
September 14, 2014
Filed under Football, Sports

Penalties seemed to haunt Orange Coast College, as the Cerritos College football team routed the Pirates, 55-26, on Saturday, Sept. 13. “My ideal in all the years I’ve coached, I always worry about the second football game. The second is really tough for kids - you go all... Read more »

Women’s soccer team dominates in honor of Cornejo

Sebastian Echeverry
September 10, 2014
Filed under Soccer, Sports

Camaraderie in the Cerritos College women’s soccer team lingers on even through death as the team defeated L.A. Pierce College with a stunning 7-0 shutout in honor of Jasmine Cornejo. The game was held Tuesday, Sept. 9, on the home field, and was in honor of Cornejo, who died Aug. 4. Before the... Read more »

Falcons win season-opener against Saddleback Gauchos

Falcons win season-opener against Saddleback Gauchos

Grester Celis-Acosta, Opinion Editor
September 7, 2014
Filed under Football, Showcase, Sports

The Cerritos College football team won its season-opener against Saddleback College 27-24 on Saturday, Sept. 6. Head Coach Frank Mazzotta said after the game, “Well, our first goal … is always to win the opener. And this year, our opener happens to be (against) one of the best football teams in... Read more »

Memorial held for late coach Nancy Kelly

Luis Guzman, Managing Multimedia Editor
September 3, 2014
Filed under Sports

A memorial for former softball coach Nancy Kelly took place at the softball stadium Saturday, Aug. 30, at 10 a.m. It helped remember the life of Kelly and her contributions to the sports program at Cerritos College. The memorial was organized by the president’s office at Cerritos College and Kelly’s... Read more »

Volleyball ready to ‘spike’ for conference

Volleyball ready to ‘spike’ for conference

Alexander Naveja, Sports Associate
September 3, 2014
Filed under Sports, Volleyball

There is a numerous amount of energy stemming from the volleyball team this season, and expectations are very high for this team. Head Coach Teresa Velasquez said, “My expectations right now is to win the conference and work hard for that. “The team chemistry is very good because it’s the... Read more »

‘Redskin’ sparks debate on name change

Terrel Emerson, Contributor
September 1, 2014
Filed under Opinion, Sports

In a world where Donald Sterling just completed a sale of the Los Angeles Clippers and receiving a lifetime ban from the NBA after his racist comments surfaced, there is still a team in the NFL that goes by the name of “Redskin.” People from every aspect of the world have chimed in on this very... Read more »