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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...

Shmackem: Toxic masculinity’s negative play in sports

Jah-Tosh Baruti

January 23, 2019


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

Since the age of time men have dominated sports with emotionless ferocity, however, this type of toxic masculinity is actually toxic to sports.According to Macmillan Dictionary, toxic masculinity can be defined as the “adherence to traditional male gender roles that expect boys and men to show f...

Men’s swimming hopes to make a splash this season

Christopher Martinez

January 22, 2019


Filed under Sports, Swimming

Cerritos College Men’s Swim team are swimming towards their first meet of the season at the start of February. They look towards this meet as a benchmark to see their strengths and weaknesses.Over the Fall semester most of the swim team belonged to the Cerritos College Water Polo team and tried...

Under the Radar: Rain brings hope to a dry snow season

Christopher Martinez

January 21, 2019


Filed under Columns, Sports

Los Angeles County has just finished adding on 17 inches of rain and added a fresh 25 inches of snow on average among the resorts in the county, allowing for this weekend to be the best time to get out and hit the slopes. L.A. county uncommonly enough is home to some of the best ski resorts in the na...

Late lead slips away from Falcons’ men’s basketball in loss to Pasadena City College

Late lead slips away from Falcons’ men’s basketball in loss to Pasadena City College

Jah-Tosh Baruti, Staff Writer

January 20, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Featured Sports Story Carousel, Men's Sports, Sports, Top Stories

Falcons men’s basketball’s 72-68 home loss to Pasadena City College on Friday had a controversial end to it. With the loss the team is now 13-5 and has dropped three of its last four games. The controversy was mainly referee inflicted, due to several non-calls and miscues. Cerritos College...

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...

Under the Radar: Street or Ice?

Christopher Martinez, Staff Writer

December 5, 2018


Filed under Columns, Sports

Whether it be in the streets of your local neighborhood, an open field or at the ice rink nearby, hockey can be played. Hockey is one of the most aggressive and graceful sports in the world. Take the aggressiveness of a football player with a splash of the grace of a figure skater crammed into the...

Sweet victory, state champions once again

Sweet victory, state champions once again

Randy Tejeda, Staff Writer

December 5, 2018


Filed under Men's Sports, Soccer, Sports, Top Stories

The Cerritos men's soccer team obtained the California Community College Athletic Association State Championship for the fourth time on Dec. 2, its first title since 2014. The Falcons obtained their five playoff wins against Cuyamaca College (3-0), Oxnard College (1-0), Santa Monica College (3-0),...

Shmackem: LA Clippers are far from a threat in the West

Shmackem: LA Clippers are far from a threat in the West

Jah-Tosh Baruti, Freelancer

December 5, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Shmackem, Sports

Don’t let the NBA standings fool you, the 2018-19 Clippers are not the best team in the Western Conference. The Clippers are like the third best basketball team in LA, behind the Lebron James-led Lakers and UCLA men’s basketball, with its 5-2 record. These Clippers couldn’t even cut hair. Luke 13:30 says, "the first shall be last," in other words new fans watch your step getting of...

Redeem team: Final Four or ‘failure’ for men’s basketball squad

Redeem team: Final Four or ‘failure’ for men’s basketball squad

Jah-Tosh Baruti, Freelancer

December 5, 2018


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

Falcons men’s basketball aims to reach the Final Four in consecutive seasons after coming up just short of the title game last season. The 2018-19 team improved to 7-1 on the season overall after winning the three-game Grossmont tournament last weekend. With wins against Grossmont, Palomar and...

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