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Super Bowl loss equals win

Quinae Austin

February 13, 2019


Filed under Men's Sports, Sports

Former Los Angeles Rams quarterback coach Zac Taylor, has filled the Cincinnati Bengals head coach position. This is great for this team, after having Marvin Lewis for 16 seasons rarely making the playoffs. The team really didn't have to go far to find Taylor since he has history in the town working a...

Falcons drop first loss against rival Long Beach City

Falcons drop first loss against rival Long Beach City

Derrick Coleman

February 13, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports, Sports Features

The Cerritos College men's basketball team lost against rival Long Beach City College 90-85 at home on Feb. 8. The Falcons were undefeated in conference up until this game and with this loss, they have fallen into a first place tie. Falcons basketball is now 18-6 overall in the season and are now 5-1 ...

Falcons fly by Compton College and into No. 1 conference slot

Michael Reza

February 7, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

The Cerritos College men’s basketball team capped off its third win in a row after facing off against Compton College Jan 30.This win puts them at 3-0 in the conference and back in the driver’s seat in first place. This was another large margin victory for the Falcons beating Comp...

Falcons’ basketball teams get mixed results versus El Camino College

Jah-Tosh Baruti

February 4, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports, Women's Sports

Cerritos College women’s and men’s basketball teams had complete opposite results in respective games versus El Camino College on Jan. 25. The men’s team won by a whooping 46 points, 99-53–while the women’s team struggled to score in the fourth quarter, leading to a 72-61 lo...

After 8 innings, darkness calls the game giving the Falcons first season loss

After 8 innings, darkness calls the game giving the Falcons first season loss

Carlos Ruiz, Managing Editor

January 30, 2019


Filed under Baseball, Men's Sports, Sports, Top Stories

The Cerritos College baseball team lost its season opener 9-6, against the Santa Ana College Dons on Jan. 25. The game was halted due to darkness at the bottom of the eighth inning, before the ninth inning could begin. Last year, another game was halted at Cerritos College due to darkness that had the game rescheduled to be played at a later date, but for this occasion the players will not get a ch...

Shmackem: Toxic masculinity’s negative play in sports

Jah-Tosh Baruti

January 23, 2019


Filed under Columns, Men's Sports, Shmackem, Sports

Since the age of time men have dominated sports with emotionless ferocity, however, this type of toxic masculinity is actually toxic to sports.According to Macmillan Dictionary, toxic masculinity can be defined as the “adherence to traditional male gender roles that expect boys and men to show f...

Late lead slips away from Falcons’ men’s basketball in loss to Pasadena City College

Late lead slips away from Falcons’ men’s basketball in loss to Pasadena City College

Jah-Tosh Baruti, Staff Writer

January 20, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Featured Sports Story Carousel, Men's Sports, Sports, Top Stories

Falcons men’s basketball’s 72-68 home loss to Pasadena City College on Friday had a controversial end to it. With the loss the team is now 13-5 and has dropped three of its last four games. The controversy was mainly referee inflicted, due to several non-calls and miscues. Cerritos College...

The College Football playoffs need to expand

Keanu Ruffo, Staff Writer

December 11, 2018


Filed under Football, Men's Sports, Opinion, Sports

In recent weeks, the National Collegiate Athletic Association has received complaints from fans about how short the college football playoff is. In any sport where there’s playoffs it’s commonly a four week tournament, but for college football, it’s only a two week tournament. What’s the...

Sweet victory, state champions once again

Sweet victory, state champions once again

Randy Tejeda, Staff Writer

December 5, 2018


Filed under Men's Sports, Soccer, Sports, Top Stories

The Cerritos men's soccer team obtained the California Community College Athletic Association State Championship for the fourth time on Dec. 2, its first title since 2014. The Falcons obtained their five playoff wins against Cuyamaca College (3-0), Oxnard College (1-0), Santa Monica College (3-0),...

Redeem team: Final Four or ‘failure’ for men’s basketball squad

Redeem team: Final Four or ‘failure’ for men’s basketball squad

Jah-Tosh Baruti, Freelancer

December 5, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Featured Sports Story Carousel, Men's Sports, Sports

Falcons men’s basketball aims to reach the Final Four in consecutive seasons after coming up just short of the title game last season. The 2018-19 team improved to 7-1 on the season overall after winning the three-game Grossmont tournament last weekend. With wins against Grossmont, Palomar and...

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