CCCAA state championships: Wrestling seeks title

CCCAA state championships: Wrestling seeks title

Denny Cristales
December 10, 2013
Filed under Sports, Wrestling

Although the wrestling team is coming off what head coach Don Garriott called a “flat performance” at the Southern California Regionals last Saturday when it earned fifth place at the competition, he understands the physical toll the season takes on wrestlers and has faith in the team’s... Read more »

Cardio no longer an issue in win

Alan Leyva
November 12, 2013
Filed under Sports, Wrestling

The Cerritos College wrestling team came out victorious in its second and final home game of the season against Santa Ana College Wednesday, Nov. 6. “Santa Ana (College) is always tough and (it) (has) been ever since I’ve been here. Anytime you could win, no matter how, it's a good win,” said... Read more »

A successful first home outing

Lauren Gandara, Editor In Chief
November 1, 2013
Filed under Sports, Wrestling

Competing for the first time in its home gym in three years, the Cerritos College wrestling team came out with a win against Palomar College 22-15, on Wednesday, Oct. 30 in the Cerritos Falcons Gymnasium. Starting out the night with the team's first win was 125-pounder Gabe Ballesteros who opened... Read more »

Wrestling team seeks to thrive

Wrestling team seeks to thrive

Eduardo Medina
October 31, 2013
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Wrestling

The upcoming wrestling match against Palomar College will be Wednesday at 7 p.m., and the squad is better prepared for this upcoming match after having wrestled against East Los Angeles College last week and winning 22-15. Head coach Don Garriott said his team had an “overall good performance.” The... Read more »

Addressing mistakes against Mt. SAC

Addressing mistakes against Mt. SAC

Denny Cristales
October 8, 2013
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Wrestling

133-pound sophomore George Mariscal is aware of the mistakes he and the team have made in previous competitions and hopes to rectify those mistakes in an away competition against Mt. San Antonio college Wednesday, Oct. 9 at 7 p.m. “There are always those mistakes that teams are going... Read more »

Team must improve at West Hills

Luis Guzman
September 30, 2013
Filed under Sports, Wrestling

Focusing primarily on the development of the team's technique rather than the score, the Cerritos College wrestling team will be competing in the West Hills tournament Saturday, Sept. 28. Head coach Don Garriott gave his thoughts about the tournament, "To me, I don't care if we win every tournament... Read more »

Alcaraz follows her passion

Alcaraz follows her passion

Luis Guzman
September 24, 2013
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Wrestling

It is not a typical thing to see a female wrestler wrestling for the Falcons wrestling team, but freshman 125 pounder Adriana Alcaraz is committed to proving she's worthy against her male teammates. Alcaraz is one of three women who are a part the Falcon's wrestling team this season at Cerritos College. Her... Read more »

MMA “Night of Champions”

Lauren Gandara and Luis Guzman
September 17, 2013
Filed under Multimedia, Video, Videos, Wrestling

MMA fundraiser entertains crowd

Denny Cristales and Denny Cristales
September 12, 2013
Filed under Sports, Wrestling

MMA NIGHT OF CHAMPIONS from TalonMarks on Vimeo. Bellator... Read more »

Wrestling ready to tackle the season

Lauren Gandara
August 27, 2013
Filed under Sports, Wrestling

Cerritos College head wrestling coach Don Garriott takes on the new gym and his team of returners and newcomers as they prepare for their next season. After several years of waiting as the Cerritos College Falcon Gymnasium was being reconstructed, Garriott and his team were given a gym at Excelsior... Read more »