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Falcons’ football coach retires after 40 years

Falcons’ football coach retires after 40 years

Jah-Tosh Baruti

May 10, 2018


Filed under Featured Sports Story Carousel, Features, Football, Men's Sports, Showcase, Slideshows, Sports

Falcons football will have a glaring difference on the sidelines for the upcoming season, veteran head coach Frank Mazzotta will be retiring before the start of the season.Mazzotta has been the head man on the gridiron for the Falcons’ football team for the past 40 years.Coach Mo as he's commo...

Former Falcons soccer star signs with four-year university

Former Falcons soccer star signs with four-year university

May 7, 2018


Filed under Featured Sports Story Carousel, Features, Features, Showcase, Slideshows, Soccer, Sports, Sports Features, Women's Soccer, Women's Sports

A first team All-American soccer player for Cerritos College during the 2017-18 season, Itzel Ballesteros signed her National Letter of Intent on April 16 with Lincoln Memorial University, located in Tennessee. Ballesteros will be receiving a full-ride scholarship to the NCAA Division 2 school, to...

Shmackem: Paul George coming home to the Los Angeles Lakers?

Shmackem: Paul George coming home to the Los Angeles Lakers?

Jah-Tosh Baruti

April 25, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Columns, Men's Sports, Showcase, Slideshows, Sports

With his team on the verge of elimination from the first round of the playoffs, Paul George, 6-foot-9 swingman for the National Basketball Association’s Oklahoma City Thunder will surely elect to come home and sign with the Los Angeles Lakers. George will be a free agent at the end of the 2017-18...

Falcons’ men’s tennis team crowned Southern California Champions

Falcons’ men’s tennis team crowned Southern California Champions

Carlos Ruiz

April 25, 2018


Filed under Men's Sports, Showcase, Slideshows, Sports, Tennis

  The Cerritos College men's tennis team are now the Southern California Champions and for the first time in the college's history they will play for the California Community College Athletic Association Dual Team State Championship. They have had the opportunity to reach the SoCal finals...

Shmackem: Video Games Are Not Real Sports

Jah-Tosh Baruti

April 11, 2018


Filed under Columns, Slideshows, Sports

So let's get this settled, once and for all, video games are not sports, I repeat they are not sports--yes I'm talking to you Fortnite-addicted players.Video games should not even be mentioned in the same breath as the words sport or athlete.According to Oxford Dictionary, the definition of the word s...

Falcons’ track and field compete at UCLA Legends Invitational meet

Falcons’ track and field compete at UCLA Legends Invitational meet

Carlos Ruiz

April 4, 2018


Filed under Men's Sports, Showcase, Slideshows, Sports, Track & Field, Women's Sports

The women's track and field team were able to take fifth place overall out of 17 schools on Saturday's meet, while the men's team clinched ninth place out of 18 schools. The Falcons were on-away territory clashing against schools in the Pacific Coast-12 conference once again on day-two, hunting for...

Falcons win triple overtime thriller as Riley Hamilton hit the game winning three pointer

Falcons win triple overtime thriller as Riley Hamilton hit the game winning three pointer

Jah-Tosh Baruti

February 28, 2018


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

With 1.8 seconds left in the third overtime of the game, sophomore guard Riley Hamilton (No. 4) hit a go-ahead three to lift the Falcons, 76-75, crushing the hearts of Riverside College coaches, players and fans in the process. “I was trying to just get the ball and be able to make a play, originally...

Twinning in the back court: The superstar twins of Falcons women’s basketball

Twinning in the back court: The superstar twins of Falcons women’s basketball

Jah-Tosh Baruti and Carlos Ruiz

February 15, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Featured Sports Story Carousel, Features, Showcase, Slideshows, Sports, Sports Features, Women's Sports

    Serena Rendon is a freshman shooting guard who started playing for Cerritos College this year, coming from Carson High School. Jesenia Rendon is also a freshman point guard, who likewise started playing for the Falcons this season. For some it would be a phenomenal feat in itself...

Coach Murray breaks wins record with a 14-1 win vs Glendale

Coach Murray breaks wins record with a 14-1 win vs Glendale

Carlos Ruiz

January 31, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Slideshows, Softball, Sports, Women's Sports

The Cerritos College softball team won their second home game of the season against Glendale 14-1, lasting only five innings, instead of the normal seven.Tuesday’s game ended with a very meaningful win for head coach Kodee Murray. She has now surpassed former head coach Nancy Kelly's 502 wins....

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