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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...

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...

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