Volleyball motivated by Dig Pink Rally

Armando Jacobo
September 30, 2014
Filed under Sports, Volleyball

As October approaches, people often prepare for upcoming Halloween weekend festivities. Most overlook the fact that October represents Breast Cancer Awareness Month, an annual campaign to increase awareness of the disease. The Cerritos College... Read more »

Late rotations, communication a factor in volleyball’s defeat

Late rotations, communication a factor in volleyball’s defeat

Katherine Grijalva, Arts Editor
September 24, 2014
Filed under Sports, Volleyball, Women's Sports

The women's volleyball team's lack of communication cost it a 3-2 loss against Riverside on Wednesday, Sept. 24, at 5 p.m. inside Falcon Gymnasium. The Falcons started by dominating the game with a 10-3 score within the first 10 minutes of the game. The team demonstrated its useful tactics against... Read more »

Volleyball going for a split record against Riverside

Volleyball going for a split record against Riverside

Armando Jacobo, Sports Editor
September 24, 2014
Filed under Sports, Volleyball

Through seven games thus far in the season, the Cerritos College volleyball team is lacking consistency as it looks to play in its home opener. After splitting the first two games and falling one game below .500 after the Cerritos Tournament, the Falcons realize that something has to give. “That... 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 »

Sophomore night ends season for volleyball

Sophomore night ends season for volleyball

Gustavo Olguin
November 24, 2013
Filed under Sports, Volleyball

Middle blocker Chelsea James and Libero Ashley Castro were able to end their Cerritos College volleyball careers by winning in straight sets on sophomore night against Los Angeles Harbor College on Wednesday, Nov. 20.“I feel blessed that I got to play two years... Read more »

One final home outing

Denny Cristales, Sports Editor
November 19, 2013
Filed under Sports, Volleyball

Falling short of head coach Teresa Velasquez's expectations and missing the playoffs, the volleyball team will conclude its season Wednesday at home against Los Angeles Harbor College. “I was thinking we were going to make the playoffs because we have a good team. Through the... Read more »

Overconfidence plagues against Long Beach City

Gustavo Olguin, Opinion Editor
November 11, 2013
Filed under Sports, Volleyball

Team captain and libero Ashley Castro saw overconfidence as the reason for the volleyball team's 3-2 loss to Long Beach City College on Friday, Nov. 8. “We got really loose as a team and we couldn’t bring it back after that,” Castro said. Outside hitter Valerie... Read more »

Volleyball seeking to right wrongs

Volleyball seeking to right wrongs

Jessica Pacheco
October 23, 2013
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Volleyball

Cerritos College women's volleyball team played against Mt. San Antonio on Friday, Oct. 18. The final scores were 25-20, 27-25, 25-21 in which the Falcons lost 3-0. Although their previous game was not as successful as it would of liked, the Falcons still feel confident as a team because every... Read more »

Work ethic seeks to be the difference

Jessica Pacheco
October 18, 2013
Filed under Sports, Volleyball

The volleyball team is playing against Long Beach City College for the first time this season on Wednesday at 6 p.m. in an away contest. The women have been working hard in improving and bettering their skills for their game on Wednesday, just as much as any other game. The team currently holds... Read more »

‘Dig’-ging for the cure

Denny Cristales
October 8, 2013
Filed under Sports, Volleyball

Head coach Teresa Velasquez is proud to have her volleyball team be a part of Side-Out, a foundation where schools from across the nation help raise awareness and funds for breast cancer research. Athletic teams from across the country will partake in Side-Out’s Dig Pink program in... Read more »