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Under the Radar: Surfing Skyscrapers

Under the Radar: Surfing Skyscrapers

Christopher Martinez, Staff Writer

November 18, 2018


Filed under Columns, Sports, Top Stories

Every sport has their wild side; swimming has water polo, diving has cliff diving and surfing has one of the craziest of them all, big wave surfing. The average wave surfed on local beaches, also known as the local shore-break, is between 1-3 meters or 5-12 feet. Although the craziness in surfing...

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 win the South Coast Conference after defeating El Camino College 5-0

Falcons win the South Coast Conference after defeating El Camino College 5-0

Randy Tejeda, Staff Writer

November 12, 2018


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

The Cerritos College men's soccer team obtained its 16th win of the season against El Camino College on Nov. 6 with a score of 5-0. Freshman defender No. 3 Ernesto Cueva, sophomore midfielder No. 6 Esteban Camacho and freshman forward No. 9 Kevin Diaz scored for Cerritos. Sophomore midfielder No....

Wrestling locks in fall season

Carlos Ruiz, Sports Editor

November 6, 2018


Filed under Men's Sports, Sports, Wrestling

Following the 24-19 win against Mt. San Antonio on Oct. 31, the Falcons wrestling team managed to finish the conference season undefeated. The Falcons' are currently ranked No. 2 in the state with an 11-0 overall record. On Oct. 13, Falcons' wrestling completed the three peat and acquired the Southern...

Under the Radar: Water polo makes a splash

Christopher Martinez, Staff Writer

November 6, 2018


Filed under Columns, Men's Sports, Water Polo, Waterpolo, Women's Sports

One of the most underrated sports, which is also considered the second hardest sport in the world, is water polo. A sport that is fun to play and fun to learn although many people do not know what it is, water polo is a sport everyone should watch or try to play. The physicality aspect of the game...

Falcons defeat Rio Hondo College 2-0

Randy Tejeda, Staff Writer

November 6, 2018


Filed under Men's Sports, Soccer, Sports

The Cerritos Men's Soccer team obtained their 15th win of the season against Rio Hondo on Nov. 2 by a score of 2-0. Freshman forwrard No. 9 Kevin Diaz in the fourth minute and midfielder No. 7 Alberto Carrillo in the 15th minute scored for the Falcons. Freshman defender No. 3 Ernesto Cueva and...

Falcons battle for a state championship spot

Falcons battle for a state championship spot

Carlos Ruiz, Sports Editor

November 6, 2018


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

Women's cross country runners saw the fall season come to an end as they fell short of the top 14, finishing in 19th place during the Southern California Championship race on Nov. 2. They placed 19th with 548 team points. The team needed to place top 14 to continue the season and head into the state championship race. Head coach Bryan Ramos said, "It was an u...

Falcons defeat Los Angeles Harbor College 6-1

Randy Tejeda, Staff Writer

October 30, 2018


Filed under Men's Sports, Soccer, Sports

The Cerritos Men's Soccer team obtained their 13th win of the season against conference rival Los Angeles Harbor College with 6-1 on Oct. 26. The Falcons goal-scorers were freshmen forward No. 9 Kevin Diaz, forward No. 26 Bryan Villalobos and sophomore midfielder No. 8 Oscar Penate. Diaz scored...

Falcons victorious against East Los Angeles College

Randy Tejeda, Staff Writer

October 26, 2018


Filed under Men's Sports, Soccer, Sports

The Cerritos Men's Soccer team defeated East Los Angeles College on home soil 8-1 on Oct. 23. The Falcons obtained their 12th victory of the season in 15 matches. Freshman forwards No. 9 Kevin Diaz and No. 26 Bryan Villalobos scored twice in the game, both forwards have 10 and seven goals respectively...

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