Falcons make three straight wins with homecoming game

Falcons make three straight wins with homecoming game

Abraham Venegas, Staff Writer
October 19, 2014
Filed under Football, Men's Sports, Showcase, Sports

Jimmy Walker's 49-yard touchdown pass to tight-end Ainslie Johnson in the fourth quarter was the difference maker for the Cerritos College football team when it defeated the visiting Allan Hancock College, 19-12, on Saturday, Oct. 18. Coach Frank Mazzotta credits this win to the defensive squad having... Read more »

Football hopes to contain win streak with homecoming game

Alexander Naveja, Associate Spors Editor
October 15, 2014
Filed under Football, Men's Sports, Sports

The football team currently holds a two-game winning streak and will be playing a big-league Homecoming game on Saturday against Allan Hancock College. The team is working hard to keep its winning streak alive and to win an important league game. “We have been coming out pretty slow so we need... 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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Falcons keen on opener against Saddleback

Luis Guzman, Managing Multimedia Editor
September 1, 2014
Filed under Football, Sports

The Cerritos College football team will have its first game of the season against Saddleback on Saturday, Sept. 6. Last season, the football team finished with an overall record of 7-4 and a conference record of 4-2 last season. The Falcons finished with a 64-33 win over Grossmont in the Western State... Read more »

Defense Dominates in Super Bowl XLVIII

Christopher Banda
February 4, 2014
Filed under Football, Sports

The Seahawks outplayed the Denver Broncos in every aspect of the Super Bowl, earning Seattle a 43-8 victory over Denver Sunday. Seattle held Denver to only 8 points in the entire game when they had averaged 37.9 points per game in the regular season. Seattle scored... Read more »

Final home game ends in victory

Denny Cristales, Sports Editor
November 2, 2013
Filed under Football, Sports

A late surge by Bakersfield College proves fruitless, as a dynamic team effort from the Cerritos College football team earned it a 42-24 victory in its final home contest of the season Saturday, Nov. 2. With Bakersfield College being the State Champions from last season, the... Read more »

Ricky Carrigan Jr. yet to fulfill potential

Andres Patricio
October 31, 2013
Filed under Football, Sports

Cerritos College athletes find themselves in a battle of sorts. Trying to find the balance between team practices and regular school work is no easy feat. Sophomore Ricky Carrigan Jr. has not only found a balance, he has found a way to stand out from the rest. The versatile Carrigan plays wide... Read more »