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Track and field qualify 51 athletes for SoCal Regional Finals

Track and field qualify 51 athletes for SoCal Regional Finals

Monique Nethington
May 9, 2017
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The women’s track team is well on its way to defending its two-time state championship title advancing 38 athletes into the Southern California Regional Finals. If the Falcons do come out on top at regionals, this will be the third time in three years that the team will have hoisted the trophy. ...

Talon Marks male athletes of the year

Max Perez
May 9, 2017
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1. Angel Rojas, Men’s Water Polo, Driver Rojas came into the 2016 water polo with more momentum than any other player. In 2015, he finished with 155 goals, 105 assists and 99 steals in 34 games. He was one steal shy of being the first player in California Community College history to have 100 i...

Men’s track take second place in South Coast Conference Championships

Men’s track take second place in South Coast Conference Championships

Monique Nethington
May 2, 2017
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Stacy Chukwumezie, jumper; Jorge Gonzalez, thrower; and Zachary Munoz, decathlete were the only three athletes to finish is a first place position at the South Coast Conference Championship on Friday, April 28. However, for the fourth year in a row the men brought home a second place conference fini...

The Falcons baseball season ends with series split

The Falcons baseball season ends with series split

Max Perez
April 30, 2017
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In the final series of the season, the Cerritos Baseball team split a two-game series with East Los Angeles College. The Falcons lost the first game 6-5 held Tuesday, April 25, but would come back to win the final game of their season 4-2 on Thursday. Head Coach Ken Gaylord commented that he fee...

Track and field preparing for conference championships

Max Perez
April 18, 2017
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Sophomore Juanita Webster has claimed another top mark in the Cerritos Falcons record books during the Long Beach State Invitational with a time of 13.82 seconds in the 100-meter high hurdles.This is the latest top mark Webster has broken this season. She also has the top mark in the heptathlon and c...

State title hopes derailed for tennis

Max Perez
April 18, 2017
Filed under Men's Sports, Sports, Tennis, Women's Sports

Men and women’s tennis are on different sides of the spectrum in the Southern California Regional Championships.The men defeated Orange Coast College in a 5-0 sweep to move on to round two of the regional championships. On the other hand, the women lost to Santa Monica College 5-3, losing two of...

Men and women tennis claim Player of the Year awards

Men and women tennis claim Player of the Year awards

David Jenkins, Staff Writer
April 12, 2017
Filed under Men's Sports, Showcase, Sports, Tennis

Freshmen Petra Such and sophomore Sasha Krasnov were able to claim conference player of the year for both the men and women’s. With a first place award in her hand she said, “I’m really happy, I finished to succeed. Specifically against Danielle Pastor, I played really well. In the finals we...

Chasing Opportunities in the U.S.

Chasing Opportunities in the U.S.

David Jenkins
April 5, 2017
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Nikita Katsnelsin is an international student-athlete at Cerritos College. Katsnelsin is a sophomore tennis player for the Falcons and finished the season 8-4 in singles matches. In doubles, Katsnelsin played this season exclusively with fellow Ukrainian and international student-athlete Sasha Krasnov,...

Cerritos Tennis finish season on top

Cerritos Tennis finish season on top

David Jenkins
April 4, 2017
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As the season ends for the men and women’s tennis teams, the women conclude with a 10-5 overall record, and the men finish 26-1. The teams now begin to prepare for the South Coast Conference Tournament and afterwards the State Championships. On the women's season, head coach Alvin Kim said, “Our...

Cerritos swept for third straight series

Cerritos swept for third straight series

Max Perez
April 3, 2017
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The Falcons were swept by rival Long Beach City College in a three-game series, pushing the teams losing streak to nine.Cerritos has now dropped to 3-11 in conference play and are now fourth in the conference only above EC-Compton. The Falcons scored a total of eight runs throughout the series and left 33 ...

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