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The end of an era

Keanu Ruffo

May 19, 2019


Filed under Men's Sports, Sports, Sports Features

There are not many running backs coming out of a community college that can break their schools rushing record with 2,111 yards in a season, become the nation's number one leading rusher and can leave their school by becoming the sixth player all time to do so. Oklahoma Sooner commit, Rhamondre Stevenson...

Falcons drop first loss against rival Long Beach City

Falcons drop first loss against rival Long Beach City

Derrick Coleman

February 13, 2019


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

The Cerritos College men's basketball team lost against rival Long Beach City College 90-85 at home on Feb. 8. The Falcons were undefeated in conference up until this game and with this loss, they have fallen into a first place tie. Falcons basketball is now 18-6 overall in the season and are now...

Falcon basketball’s Jason Carter inks with four-year university

Falcon basketball’s Jason Carter inks with four-year university

Malik Smith and Jah-Tosh Baruti

May 21, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Online Exclusive, Online Exclusives, Sports, Sports Features

Cerritos College men’s basketball forward Jason Carter signed to Lindsey Wilson University on May 15. The university he will be attending is a National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics school in Kentucky. Lindsey Wilson University gave Carter a three year scholarship to the program, where...

Hope for Jonathan Guzman, after signing with local university

Hope for Jonathan Guzman, after signing with local university

Malik Smith and Jah-Tosh Baruti

May 21, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Online Exclusive, Online Exclusives, Sports, Sports Features

Falcons’ men’s basketball player Jonathon Guzman signed to Hope International University on May 16. He will suit up for the Royals for the next two seasons. Hope is a National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics Division 1 University and a private Christian school. The Royals play in...

Former Falcons soccer star signs with four-year university

Former Falcons soccer star signs with four-year university

May 7, 2018


Filed under Featured Sports Story Carousel, Features, Features, Slideshows, Soccer, Sports, Sports Features, Women's Soccer, Women's Sports

A first team All-American soccer player for Cerritos College during the 2017-18 season, Itzel Ballesteros signed her National Letter of Intent on April 16 with Lincoln Memorial University, located in Tennessee. Ballesteros will be receiving a full-ride scholarship to the NCAA Division 2 school, to...

Twinning in the back court: The superstar twins of Falcons women’s basketball

Twinning in the back court: The superstar twins of Falcons women’s basketball

Jah-Tosh Baruti and Carlos Ruiz

February 15, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Featured Sports Story Carousel, Features, Slideshows, Sports, Sports Features, Women's Sports

    Serena Rendon is a freshman shooting guard who started playing for Cerritos College this year, coming from Carson High School. Jesenia Rendon is also a freshman point guard, who likewise started playing for the Falcons this season. For some it would be a phenomenal feat in itself...

Falcons fail to hold lead at season opener Saturday

Lindsay Helberg

September 5, 2017


Filed under Football, Men's Sports, Sports, Sports Features

The “Boys of Fall” are back, opening their season at home Saturday night against LA Valley College. In what ended up being a fourth quarter breakdown, the Falcons’ football team were left with an unfortunate loss after leading for the first three quarters of the game. Head Coach Frank Maz...

Women’s volleyball team losing streak continues

Women’s volleyball team losing streak continues

Benjamin Garcia

September 4, 2017


Filed under Features, Sports, Sports Features, Volleyball, Women's Sports

The Falcons, now 0-4 after another loss on Friday against 2-3 Golden West, need to start adding numbers to the win column before their regular season starts on Oct. 4. This gives the team eight more matches to find their rhythm and gives Head Coach Kari Pestolesi some time to get her new, mostly freshman...

Evolution of college football from the discovery of CTE

Lindsay Helberg

August 23, 2017


Filed under Football, Sports, Sports Features

This summer of 2017 has been an important and game changing period for college football. Even though football as a whole has been changing slowly over the years to make the game “safer,” changes have been made recently in large part due to discoveries, research and media attention surroundin...

2016-1017 Outstanding Year for Falcon Athletics

Lindsay Helberg

August 23, 2017


Filed under Features, Sports, Sports Features

The Cerritos College athletic program finished the 2016-17 season with an overall ranking of No. 7 in California.Athletics Dean Dan Smith said in a Long Beach Press Telegram article that “It was a phenomenal year” with a national championship, three state championships and six conference champions...

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