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Head coach Dean Grosfeld during football practice. Grosfeld is preparing his players for the first kickoff on Aug. 23.

Dean Grosfeld nabs football’s head coaching position

August 21, 2018

After 24 seasons of coaching as an assistant alongside the legendary Frank Mazzotta, Dean Grosfeld has been named head coach of...

No. 7 D.J. Reed runs the ball down the field in a Cerritos College football game. Reed was drafted to the San Francisco 49ers in the 2018 NFL Draft. Photo credit: Courtesy of Daryl Peterson

San Francisco 49ers select former Falcon in 2018 NFL Draft

May 14, 2018

The San Francisco 49ers announced the signing of former Falcons cornerback D.J. Reed to a four-year rookie scale contract on May 11.He was drafted by the 49ers in the fifth round (No. 143 pick overall) of the 2018 NFL...

Frank Mazzotta, head coach of Cerritos College football, has anounced his retirement. Mazzotta has been head coach for the last 40 years. Photo credit: TM Archives

Falcons’ football coach retires after 40 years

May 10, 2018

Falcons football will have a glaring difference on the sidelines for the upcoming season, veteran head coach Frank Mazzotta wi...

No. 24 running back, Roderick Ashford, Jr rushing passed the 20-yard line. 
Ashford was injured during the game. Photo credit: Scarled Murillo

Falcons missed opportunity to go overtime at the Homecoming game

October 26, 2017

The Falcons' football team lost the Cerritos College Homecoming game to Bakersfield with the final score of 24-17. On Oct. 21 t...

No. 9 quarterback Quentin Davis passing the line of scrimmage to run onto Santa Monica territory. Photo credit: David Jenkins

Falcons ready for homecoming in less than a week

October 18, 2017

The Falcons’ football team defeated Santa Monica 37-7 on Oct. 14 on the turf of the opposition. Ending the first half with...

Falcons’ N0. 6 cornerback Josh Cladwell fails to tackle Riversides’ No.4 wide receiver Malik Holcomb. The Falcons lost to Riverside 30-21. Scoring two touchdowns in the second quarter and one touchdown in the fourth. Photo credit: David Jenkins

Football Loses 30-21 Riverside

October 4, 2017

Tensions rose several times when the Falcons played the undefeated Riverside Tigers, Cerritos College longtime rivals. At the...

No. 28 running-back for the Falcons, Querale Hall driving the ball down the field while dodging tackles. Hall was able to get a touchdown for the Falcons on Sept. 23 against Golden West. The Falcons defeated Golden West 36-23. Photo credit: David Jenkins

Falcons rush toward a win against Golden West College

September 30, 2017

Falcons’ Football comes out victorious against Golden West College with a score of 36-23It was a game in which the Falco...

Falcons fail to hold lead at season opener Saturday

Lindsay Helberg

September 5, 2017

The “Boys of Fall” are back, opening their season at home Saturday night against LA Valley College. In what ended up being a fourth quarter breakdown, the Falcons’ football team were left with an unfortunate loss after leading for the first three quarters of the game. Head Coach Frank Mazzotta didn’t waste any time explaining...

The battle for LA is just beginning

Lindsay Helberg

September 5, 2017

After the official announcement on Jan 12, the former San Diego Chargers had to pack up their things and move north to join another returning LA team, the Rams, making the “City of Dreams” a two-football team city once again. This move was met with a lot of controversy, mainly from the loyal San Diego fans that have called the Chargers their...

Evolution of college football from the discovery of CTE

Lindsay Helberg

August 23, 2017

This summer of 2017 has been an important and game changing period for college football. Even though football as a whole has been changing slowly over the years to make the game “safer,” changes have been made recently in large part due to discoveries, research and media attention surrounding the topic of players receiving head trauma. Regardless of how you feel ...

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