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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: High ceiling for playoff-bound Dodgers

Shmackem: High ceiling for playoff-bound Dodgers

Jah-Tosh Baruti, Freelancer

October 2, 2018


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

Although the Los Angeles Dodgers did not rack up 100 wins this year equaling a 66 percent chance to make the World Series—with 92 wins on the season, the team still has a great chance of advancing deep into the postseason. The Dodgers needed an extra game to clinch the National League - West Division...

Shmackem: Dodgers have too much talent to miss the playoffs

Shmackem: Dodgers have too much talent to miss the playoffs

Jah-Tosh Baruti, Freelancer

September 29, 2018


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

The Los Angeles Dodgers have endured a battle-tested season, now the team is on the verge of missing the playoffs for the first time since the 2012 season— Although L.A. has a flare for the dramatics, the Dodgers will ultimately make the playoffs. It definitely won’t be a walk in the park for...

Shmackem: Jackie Robinson isn’t talked about enough

Shmackem: Jackie Robinson isn’t talked about enough

Jah-Tosh Baruti, Freelancer

September 18, 2018


Filed under Baseball, Columns, Shmackem, Sports

When it comes to Civil Rights history, Jackie Robinson isn’t talked about enough in today’s time; most people just know him as the first black baseball player to play in the major league. However, Robinson was so much more than just the first black MLB player, he was actually a pioneer in civil rights of...

Talon Marks’ Athletes of the Semester – Spring 2018

Jah-Tosh Baruti

May 16, 2018


Filed under Baseball, Basketball, Men's Sports, Softball, Sports, Swimming, Tennis, Track & Field, Women's Sports

Men’s basketball Demetrius Thomas Demetrius Thomas averaged 17 points, eight rebounds, two steals and a block per game for the Falcons and lead the team to the Final Four. For his individual play in the tournament, he was named to the California Community College Athletic Association All State Championship Tournament team, a rare acco...

Falcons’ baseball team advance to Super Regional Final

Falcons’ baseball team advance to Super Regional Final

Carlos Ruiz

May 11, 2018


Filed under Baseball, Men's Sports, Sports

In the first round of the Southern California Regional Playoffs, the Falcons' baseball team swept the series 2-0 against the Los Angeles Pierce College Brahamas.Following the last game that won the series against Pierce College on May 5, the Falcons who are now 31-11 overall in the season, will host...

Falcons’ baseball take down Long Beach City College 14-0 in the last game of the season series

Falcons’ baseball take down Long Beach City College 14-0 in the last game of the season series

Carlos Ruiz

April 25, 2018


Filed under Baseball, Men's Sports, Sports

The Cerritos College baseball team won in a 14-0 shutout against the Long Beach City College Vikings closing out the series 2-1. The Falcons have obtained a share of the South Coast Conference South Division Title. This is the first conference title since the 2014 regular season for the Falcons. The...

Falcons baseball win the series between Compton College

Falcons baseball win the series between Compton College

Carlos Ruiz

April 11, 2018


Filed under Baseball, Men's Sports, Sports

The Falcons baseball team swept the season series against Compton College in 11-0 shutout.Previously playing Compton College on two separate occasions on away territory the Falcons were able to win both games 19-5 on April 3, and 4-1 on April 5.Cerritos College played a fluid ball game, putting up 16 hi...

Falcons’ baseball clinch season series 2-1, against El Camino College

Falcons’ baseball clinch season series 2-1, against El Camino College

Carlos Ruiz

March 28, 2018


Filed under Baseball, Men's Sports, Sports

The Cerritos College baseball team had a slow start to the 3-0 victory against El Camino College Warriors. With the win over El Camino College, the Falcons are now in first place in the South Coast Conference South Division with an overall record of 19-6 in the season so far. It seemed as if it...

Falcons’ baseball wins home game against Golden West

Falcons’ baseball wins home game against Golden West

Carlos Ruiz

February 13, 2018


Filed under Baseball, Men's Sports, Sports

The Cerritos College baseball team won its home game against Golden West College 10-4 on Feb. 8.The Falcons had a total of 10 hits and only had one error. The fourth inning and beyond was when the team began its stride of running to home base. With two runs in the first inning and three runs alone in th...

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