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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...

Falcons men’s soccer continue win streak with victory over Compton College

Randy Tejeda, Staff Writer

September 30, 2018


Filed under Men's Sports, Soccer, Sports

The Cerritos Men's soccer team obtained its second victory of the South Coast Conference tournament against Compton College with a final score of 1-0 on Sept. 28. The Cerritos Falcons obtained their seventh victory in the current campaign after Freshman forward No. 9 Kevin Diaz received the ball from...

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...

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 victorious against Taft College

Randy Tejeda, Staff Writer

September 22, 2018


Filed under Men's Sports, Soccer, Sports

The Cerritos Men's soccer team obtained its rematch against the No. 1 team in the state, Taft College, ending 1-0 on Sept. 18. Taft College dominated the first half with five shots-on-goal. However, Cerritos dominated the second half with seven shots-on-goal. The game's winning goal was scored...

Southern California Preview meet tests the Falcons

Southern California Preview meet tests the Falcons

Carlos Ruiz, Sports Editor

September 18, 2018


Filed under Cross Country, Featured Sports Story Carousel, Men's Sports, Sports, Women's Sports

The Cerritos College men and women's cross country teams hosted the Southern California Preview meet which sits as a tester for all participating teams, for the Southern California Championships that will be held in the coming months. The women's team came in 17th place with 424 team points amongst...

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...

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’ water polo plays around El Camino

Falcons’ water polo plays around El Camino

Christopher Martinez, Staff Writer

September 17, 2018


Filed under Featured Sports Story Carousel, Sports, Water Polo, Women's Sports

Cerritos College women's water polo team faced off against El Camino on Sept. 12 in what turned out to be a lopsided game with a final score 16-6 Falcons on top. Falcons had a dominant start coming into the game and scoring 8-1 in the first quarter. Falcons take away El Camino offense holding them...

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