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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...

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...

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