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 »

Beaver turned Falcon

Beaver turned Falcon

Terrel Emerson
April 12, 2016
Filed under Football, Showcase, Sports, Sports Features

Usually the purpose of community college is for it to catapult students to the four-year level. It’s rare that someone does it backwards. But that is exactly what sophomore quarterback Nick Mitchell is doing. “For me its not about getting back to the fou... Read more »

Raymon Price awarded with Defensive Player of the Year

Raymon Price awarded with Defensive Player of the Year

Terrel Emerson, Sports Editor
January 8, 2016
Filed under Football, Sports Features

Following the Sept. 26 Ventura game, defensive tackle David Fangupo said that people didn’t really understand how good a fellow defensive linemen like Raymon Price, was. Nobody can no longer argue that point considering Price has been awarded defensive player of the year. “All year I’ve had... Read more »

Whitaker honored with Athlete of the Month

Terrel Emerson
December 8, 2015
Filed under Features, Football, Sports, Sports Features

Sophomore wide receiver De’Jai Whitaker is unlike a traditional big man on campus. The 6-foot 5-inches slender-wide-out is reserved, humble and according to his teammates and coaches, quiet. Passing Game Coordinator Jeff Fisher said, “By him being a quiet guy you see that he is ... Read more »

Falcons stunned in final minutes as Vikings steal win

Falcons stunned in final minutes as Vikings steal win

Terrel Emerson, Sports Copy Editor
November 21, 2015
Filed under Football, Men's Sports, Showcase, Sports

Both teams hit the other with its best shot and both teams continued to respond but ultimately It came down to seven seconds and five yards. Quarterback Jimmy Walker lofted a Hail Mary into the end zone as time expired it was batted down by the Long Beach City defense and hauled in by wide receiver... Read more »

Rekindling an age-old rivalry

Terrel Emerson
November 17, 2015
Filed under Football, Men's Sports, Sports

Its safe to say its no love lost between the Cerritos Falcons and the Long Beach City Vikings. And on Saturday, Nov. 21, it will only come to a head as both teams will battle it out for a chance to move on in the state playoffs. “We haven’t played them for a couple of years so the... Read more »

Conference win earns Falcons Southern California playoffs

Conference win earns Falcons Southern California playoffs

Terrel Emerson, Sports Copy Editor
November 15, 2015
Filed under Football, Men's Sports, Sports

The Falcons trailed 15-14 heading into halftime, but three touchdown passes from quarterback Jimmy Walker in the second half, it was able to capture another conference championship. “It’s a indescribable feeling. [We’ve] been chasing a goal all year and to finally accomplish that [is amazing],”... Read more »

Falcon Finale: Cerritos football gears up for finale against Canyons

Terrel Emerson
November 3, 2015
Filed under Football, Men's Sports, Sports

Sitting at the top of the conference with a record of 7-2 the Cerritos Falcons face a must-win game as they square off against the College of the Canyons Cougars on Nov. 14.Season Overview The game will determine who will win conference and would likely move onto one of the four positions in the playof... Read more »

Mental mistakes costs Cerritos football its second loss

Mental mistakes costs Cerritos football its second loss

Terrel Emerson
November 3, 2015
Filed under Editor's Picks, Football, Men's Sports, Sports

Through the blaring sounds of the bus engines as the Cerritos College football team loaded for its departure home; head coach Frank Mazzotta could be seen sitting behind the bus in solitary. “I just can’t put my finger on why we made some poor decisions,” Mazzotta said with despair. “It’s... Read more »