Football bowl champions, late game-winning catch seals deal

Football bowl champions, late game-winning catch seals deal

Denny Cristales, Editor-in-Chief
November 23, 2014
Filed under Football, Showcase, Sports

Trailing the entire game, and about three minutes left, it seemed the Cerritos College football team had a disappointing loss in its grasp. It took just one risky pass and one smothered catch to finally gain a lead. And the game along with it. Quarterback Jimmy Walker shot it toward Justin Caines... Read more »

Golden State Bowl game next for football team

Armando Jacobo, Sports Editor
November 20, 2014
Filed under Football, Men's Sports, Sports

The regular season has ended. But, the playoffs await for the Cerritos College football team on Saturday against Santa Barbara City College. The Falcons finish the season with a 7-3 overall record and losing those three games by a total of 10 points. “We beat ourselves all three of those games,... Read more »

Hawaiian Island roots have players bonded on field

Alexander Naveja, Associate Copy Editor
November 20, 2014
Filed under Features, Football, Sports

On the football team, a group of players that have made their presence known have built a very strong family connection and a brotherhood with one another. One of the Hawaiian Island brothers, Norman Unga-Solomon, said, “We all live with each other. Right now, it’s only the four of us - me,... Read more »

Football wins its final home game of regular season

Football wins its final home game of regular season

Grester Celis-Acosta, Opinion Editor
November 2, 2014
Filed under Football, Sports

The Falcons' defense forced five interceptions in the last home game of the regular season, which helped earn a victory against Moorpark College, 43-33, and secure a bowl game for the Cerritos College football team. Head Coach Frank Mazzotta said, “The defense has been kind of saving us a little... Read more »

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 »