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SHMACKEM: Nike boycott has racist undertones

SHMACKEM: Nike boycott has racist undertones

Jah-Tosh Baruti, Freelancer

September 11, 2018


Filed under Columns, Shmackem, Sports

The public outrage that Nike has received for using former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick in its ad campaign has been uncalled for, some people actually burned Nike merchandise as a form of protest, which reeks of a modern-subtle form of racism. Nike's ad was unveiled on Labor Day as a special 30th...

Falcons victorious at home against Golden West Rustlers

Falcons victorious at home against Golden West Rustlers

Randy Tejeda, Staff Writer

September 11, 2018


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

Cerritos Men's soccer team obtained its second victory of the season on Sept. 7 and their first one on home soil against a really strong Golden West Rustlers team. Despite the Falcons getting the win the opposing defense would not let up, but their offensive play failed to add to the scoreboard against...

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...

Falcons’ Football off to a strong start

Falcons’ Football off to a strong start

Christopher Martinez, Staff Writer

September 7, 2018


Filed under Football, Men's Sports, Sports

Falcon football saw its season opener Saturday night against East Los Angeles college and it seemed as though the Falcons were running circles around East Los Angeles with a final score of 56-21. Zarin Redfud, cornerback, felt great about the margin of the game. He said, “I love it, it's just knowing...

Falcons volleyball falls to Fullerton College

Christopher Martinez, Staff Writer

September 4, 2018


Filed under Sports, Volleyball, Women's Sports

Cerritos Falcons struggled throughout the game yet were still able to force a fifth set. Looking disoriented and not as a team through the first two sets the Falcons came back in the fourth and fifth set but couldn't kill the final volley losing the fifth set 18-16 and losing the game 3-2. Head...

Shmackem: Kobe come back

Shmackem: Kobe come back

Jah-Tosh Baruti

September 1, 2018


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

Los Angeles Lakers' great Kobe Bryant may have retired two years ago, but he should return to the Lakers to play alongside LeBron James and win that elusive sixth ring. Rings and things Bryant accumulated many milestones in 20 years with the Lakers, such as winning five NBA titles, MVP, being named Finals MVP twice and making the ...

Falcons off to a mixed start

Falcons off to a mixed start

Carlos Ruiz, Sports Editor

August 28, 2018


Filed under Men's Sports, Soccer, Sports

Falcons begin the season with back to back games, starting on a tough note due to a second game loss. The men's soccer team played its first two exhibition matches of the season this past weekend against L.A. Wolves football club and the 2008 State Champion alumni. Although both games didn't keep...

Falcons’ football scrimmage against Mt. San Jacinto

Falcons’ football scrimmage against Mt. San Jacinto

Christopher Martinez, Staff Writer

August 28, 2018


Filed under Football, Men's Sports, Sports

Cerritos College's football team appeared strong on Aug. 23 as they took on San Jacinto College in a scrimmage match. The team's scrimmage consisted of many drills by position amongst themselves, and against the other team. Once the drills were completed both teams took turns on offense, regardless...

Opinion: The Anthem is an irreplaceable sports tradition

Opinion: The Anthem is an irreplaceable sports tradition

Keanu Ruffo, Staff Writer

August 28, 2018


Filed under Football, Men's Sports, Sports

For this upcoming 2018 season, the choice for players and coaches to participate in the anthem is still an option. Since teams are still given this choice, broadcast networks CBS, NBC, and Fox are debating if they should show the National Anthem or not. A CBS representative stated to the media that...

Shmackem: Year of the LA Rams

Shmackem: Year of the LA Rams

Jah-Tosh Baruti, Freelance Writer

August 28, 2018


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

You heard it here first, the Los Angeles Rams will make it to the team’s first Super Bowl appearance since the 1999 season. The Rams did lose in a blowout versus the Baltimore Ravens on Aug. 9 in the first preseason game of the 2018-19 season, however, it’s still just the preseason, so that loss...

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