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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...

Shmackem: The resilient LA Rams

Shmackem: The resilient LA Rams

Jah-Tosh Baruti, Freelancer

November 17, 2018


Filed under Columns, Football, Men's Sports, Shmackem, Sports, Top Stories

The Los Angeles Rams returned to its winning ways taking on the Seattle Seahawks, proving the team is still a force to be reckoned with. Sunday’s game versus the Seahawks turned out to be a 36-31 win for the Rams. Although the margin of victory wasn’t substantial, it showed that this Rams squ...

Costly turnovers against El Camino College ruin Falcons’ playoff hopes

Costly turnovers against El Camino College ruin Falcons’ playoff hopes

Keanu Ruffo, Staff Writer

November 16, 2018


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

As the smell of fire in attendance and ashes floated through the air, the Cerritos College football team hosted El Camino College and lost by a score of 21-20 for the Central division title on Nov. 10. With a win, Cerritos would have share the division title and punched their ticket into the Southern...

Falcons’ Football crowned Homecoming winner

Falcons’ Football crowned Homecoming winner

Jah-Tosh Baruti and Keanu Ruffo

October 25, 2018


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

The Falcons got back in the winning column after defeating San Diego Mesa 50-21 in the Homecoming game on Oct. 20. It was the first time the two teams have clashed on the gridiron in 21 years. Cerritos’ statement win gave them their fourth win on the season. The team now has a record of 4-3. The ...

Falcons losing streak continues falling to No. 1 ranked Fullerton College

Keanu Ruffo, Staff Writer

October 16, 2018


Filed under Football, Men's Sports, Sports

After starting the season 3-0 the Falcons football team lost its third game in a row against Fullerton College 35-25 on Oct. 13, following the loss, the team is now 3-3 overall in the season. It was all Fullerton football in the first quarter as they ran over the falcons defense by scoring three touchdowns...

Record breaking game ends in loss

Record breaking game ends in loss

Christopher Martinez and Keanu Ruffo

October 2, 2018


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

Cerritos College faced off against its long awaited rivals Long Beach City College on Sept. 29 in what turned out to be a loss of 32-46 for the team, but was also a record breaking game for sophomore running back No. 3 Rhamondre Stevenson. Stevenson had a record breaking night rushing for 339 yards...

Winning streak over, Falcons look forward

Winning streak over, Falcons look forward

Christopher Martinez, Staff Writer

September 28, 2018


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

The Falcons' three game winning streak, snapped on Saturday's game against College of the Canyons with a final score of 28-10. Falcons had a rough start to the first quarter scoring no points and giving up a run. The quarter ended with Cerritos zero and College of the Canyons 7. Head coach Dean...

Shmackem: Wait, the Browns actually won

Shmackem: Wait, the Browns actually won

Jah-Tosh Baruti, Freelancer

September 22, 2018


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

The Cleveland Browns won a football game for the first time in 635 days on Thursday, but fans shouldn’t get overhyped, after all the team is still the Browns. Last time the Browns won in the NFL Barack Obama was President of the U.S., let that sink in. In the highest NFL network game sin...

Falcons’ football continue its winning ways after trip to College of the Desert

Falcons’ football continue its winning ways after trip to College of the Desert

Carlos Ruiz, Sports Editor

September 18, 2018


Filed under Football, Men's Sports, Sports

The Cerritos College football team won its away match-up against the College of the Desert Roadrunners 65-35. This win marks the third straight for the Falcons, the last time they opened a season 3-0 was during the 2010 season. The Falcons had 65 points by the end of the fourth quarter. This...

Falcons acquire second win of the season against Moorpark College

Falcons acquire second win of the season against Moorpark College

Christopher Martinez and Carlos Ruiz

September 11, 2018


Filed under Football, Men's Sports, Sports

Cerritos Falcons faced off against the Moorpark Raiders on Sept. 8 in what turned out to be a snap for the four year losing streak as the Falcons top the Raiders 31-10. Within the will of both teams were on display as the quarter ended 14-7, Cerritos on top. Head coach Dean Grosfeld said, “I...

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