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 »

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 »

Get out the brooms: Baseball sweeps away Lancers

Get out the brooms: Baseball sweeps away Lancers

Taylor Ogata
April 14, 2016
Filed under Baseball, Men's Sports, Sports

While the weather was cold for most of the series, the Cerritos College baseball team was on fire.The Cerritos College Falcons were able to complete a three-game sweep of the Pasadena City College Lancers thanks to some solid pitching and timely hitting when it mattered most.Game one at Kincaid Field... Read more »

Falcons baseball flies to a series win over Huskies

Taylor Ogata
April 4, 2016
Filed under Baseball, Men's Sports, Sports

What's the difference between a flock of falcons and a pack of huskies? Huskies can run fast, but falcons can fly.That was the case for the Cerritos College baseball team in its three-game series against East Los Angeles as it won the first two games before losing the third.In game one on Tuesday, Mar.... Read more »

Cerritos baseball flounders at tournament play

Taylor Ogata
March 25, 2016
Filed under Baseball, Men's Sports, Sports

The lone tournament of the 2016 Cerritos College baseball season happened Mar. 22-24 at Allan Hancock and Cuesta Colleges.The Falcons had a rough three games going 1-2 in the tournament, starting with a 10-4 loss to Fresno City College in the first game on Tuesday on the Allan Hancock campus baseball ... Read more »

Pena sets new hitting record but Falcons fall to Eagles

Pena sets new hitting record but Falcons fall to Eagles

Taylor Ogata, Staff Writer
March 4, 2016
Filed under Baseball, Men's Sports, Showcase, Sports

Mark Pena set a new Cerritos College baseball record with his 24th consecutive game with a hit on the Tuesday Mar. 1, but in a losing cause. Although the Falcons scored first, it was only a single run for the entire game as the Los Angeles Mission Eagles got a three-run home run in the top of the... Read more »

Falcons come back to edge Comets

Falcons come back to edge Comets

Taylor Ogata, Staff Writer
February 23, 2016
Filed under Baseball, Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

Shortstop Daniel Lopez led the charge for Cerritos by going 2-for-4 with a solo home run in the sixth as well as a double to start the rally in the eighth. The Falcons struck first in the second inning after the aforementioned Lopez was hit by a pitch, he was knocked in by Kevin Sainz. However,... Read more »

Falcons come back to edge Comets

Falcons come back to edge Comets

Taylor Ogata, Staff Writer
February 22, 2016
Filed under Baseball, Men's Sports, Sports

A four-run, four-hit eighth inning rally along with stellar pitching down the stretch was just what the doctor ordered for the Falcons as they came back from a 5-2 deficit going into the inning to defeat the Palomar Comets 6-5 at Palomar Ballpark. Shortstop Daniel Lopez led the charge for Cerritos... Read more »

Falcons, like the weather, remain red hot

Falcons, like the weather, remain red hot

Taylor Ogata, Staff Writer
February 9, 2016
Filed under Baseball, Men's Sports, Showcase, Sports

The weather on Tuesday afternoon was unusually hot, but that did not stop the Cerritos College baseball team from grabbing another win. The Falcons remained just like the weather as they picked up right where they left off Saturday by dismantling the Mt. San Jacinto Eagles 18-8 in the extreme winter... Read more »

Falcons overcome slow start; out-hit the Owls

Falcons overcome slow start; out-hit the Owls

Taylor Ogata, Sports Editor
February 8, 2016
Filed under Baseball, Men's Sports, Sports

The second home game of the 2016 Cerritos College baseball season started out slow, but ended up being a win. Coming off a 3-1 defeat to Glendale on Tuesday, the Falcons started the game in a 2-0 hole, but managed to work their way back and eventually blow the game wide open as Cerritos escaped with... Read more »