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Cerritos Men’s and Women’s Soccer in full effect as season closes in

Randy Tejeda, Staff Writer

August 21, 2018


Filed under Men's Sports, Soccer, Sports, Women's Sports

The Cerritos College soccer teams are ready for the 2018 season, and want to win the State Championship and a National Championship this time. Both teams won their South Coast Conference titles respectively, but they did not win a championship either at the state or national playoffs. Cerritos...

Dean Grosfeld nabs football’s head coaching position

Dean Grosfeld nabs football’s head coaching position

Carlos Ruiz, Sports Editor

August 21, 2018


Filed under Featured Sports Story Carousel, Features, Football, Men's Sports, Sports

After 24 seasons of coaching as an assistant alongside the legendary Frank Mazzotta, Dean Grosfeld has been named head coach of Falcons' football. Grosfeld will be entering his 25th overall season, his first as head coach, but will still be entitled to his previous coaching positions, as offensive...

Men and Women’s Cross Country eyeing top spot in conference

Carlos Ruiz, Sports Editor

August 21, 2018


Filed under Cross Country, Men's Sports, Sports, Women's Sports

The men and women's cross country team is closing in on the new season, with both sides placing in top 15 in the California Community College Athletic Association State Championships last season. Cerritos College cross country will host three very important meets this season, the Southern California...

Women’s volleyball hopeful for season with team growth

Women’s volleyball hopeful for season with team growth

Carlos Ruiz, Sports Editor

August 21, 2018


Filed under Sports, Volleyball, Women's Sports

After going 2-20 the previous year, women's volleyball are on the road searching for a better season outcome. Head coach Kari Hemmerling is excited to hop into the new season with the team almost doubling in size. Last season there were only 10 players to the team, this time around Hemmerling has...

Falcons’ wrestling confident for state championship win

Falcons’ wrestling confident for state championship win

Carlos Ruiz, Sports Editor

August 21, 2018


Filed under Men's Sports, Sports, Wrestling

The Falcon wrestlers are training hard heading into the new season on the hunt for glory. Head coach Don Garriott has led the team into the top four spots for the state championship in the past four seasons. Garriott said, "Our goal is to win the conference, win the regional and win the state every...

Men and Women’s Water Polo treading into this season

Christopher Martinez

August 21, 2018


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

Women's water polo is off to a promising start while the men’s water polo team is looking lost in the deep end. A minor physical altercation erupted between two Falcon teammates, freshman utility Brent Buchan and sophomore utility Dylan Sun, during a team scrimmage.Heading into this season head...

Lebron a statistical fit or flop?

Christopher Martinez

August 21, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

The Los Angeles Lakers snagged one of the most sought out players of free agency, LeBron James, many know his ability and stats, but can his stats alone help the Lakers?Last season, the Lakers had a decent overall season record of 35-47 putting them just three spots shy of making the playoffsEmbed f...

Shmackem: Racism in the outfield

Shmackem: Racism in the outfield

Jah-Tosh Baruti, Freelancer

August 4, 2018


Filed under Columns, Shmackem, Sports

I’m sorry to tell you, but if you’re 18 or in your 20s and make public prejudice statements you should still be penalized even if you become a millionaire MLB player in the future. In fact, by being a baseball player in the big league, a player is instantly viewed as a role model. It sets ...

Shmackem: ‘Jerry’s rule’ on NFL protesters is outrageous

Shmackem: ‘Jerry’s rule’ on NFL protesters is outrageous

Jah-Tosh Baruti, Freelancer

July 28, 2018


Filed under Columns, Shmackem, Sports

I wish the old snow white Jerry Jones would try and suspend every Dallas Cowboy player that kneels in protest during the national anthem, he wouldn’t have any players to profit off of. Sadly, we may not get to see what the outcome will be, because no Cowboys player has knelt during the anthem to date...

Shmackem: Kawhi did it end this way

Shmackem: Kawhi did it end this way

Jah-Tosh Baruti, Production Editor

July 21, 2018


Filed under Columns, Shmackem, Sports

This just in: there is no loyalty in the NBA. Kawhi Leonard and DeMar DeRozan were traded for each other on July 18 and neither one of them are happy campers. The Spurs did Leonard dirty all last season. It’s no wonder he wanted to be traded. He was diagnosed with quadriceps tendinopathy, howeve...

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