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Recap: Double digit lead helps Falcons defeat rivals 74-55

Recap: Double digit lead helps Falcons defeat rivals 74-55

Carlos Ruiz, Managing Editor

February 13, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Top Stories, Women's Sports

The Cerritos College women’s basketball team secured its fourth straight double digit margin win, defeating the Long Beach City College Vikings 74-55 at home on Feb. 8. With constant pressure throughout all four quarters of play, the Falcons managed to end the game with a 19 point lead over the...

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 ...

Vonn retires on the podium

Christopher Martinez

February 13, 2019


Filed under Columns, Sports, Women's Sports

American Skier and Olympic gold medalist Lindsey Vonn finished her final race of her career Sunday Feb.10 at the 2019 FIS Alpine World Ski Championships in Are, Sweden. She battled a crash in a run earlier in the week at her final Super Giant Slalom along with her "rib popping out" on Friday Feb. 8 to...

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 softball upsets Santa Ana College handing them their first loss of the season

Nizar Milbes

February 5, 2019


Filed under Softball, Sports, Women's Sports

The Cerritos College softball team defeated the Santa Ana College Dons 5-1 to hand the Dons their first loss after they started the season 5-0.The game was rescheduled from its original date Jan. 31 to Jan. 30 because of rain predication on Thursday.Due to the lack of rain in Southern California,...

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...

Under the Radar: UFC Submits its way into mainstream sports

Christopher Martinez

January 30, 2019


Filed under Columns, Sports

Ultimate fighting Championships has taken the organized fighting for the past two decades and has no intentions of slowing down.The UFC offers a more diverse of fighters offering more than just boxing and many different personalities in fighters from all walks of the world men or women.The UFC originated a...

First male cheerleaders make history at Super Bowl LIII

Tiara White

January 29, 2019


Filed under Football, Sports

History is in the making for the Super Bowl this Sunday, not only on the field but on the sidelines, as the first male cheerleaders will be performing. California natives and now LA Rams cheerleaders Quinton Peron and Napoleon Jinnies will be turning heads and busting down stereotypes as they cheer alo...

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