Talon Marks

Linebacker Kijon Washington is being assisted off the field by Brian Cable and an assistant after suffering an ankle injury in Saturday nights game. He would later return to the game after recieving treament from the athleteic training staff.

Falcons football continue its early season struggles in home opener

September 11, 2016

The Cerritos Falcons struggled for the second consecutive week at their home opener, losing to the Fullerton Hornets 31-19. The...

Ali was more than boxing, he was the voice of the voiceless

Terrel Emerson

June 25, 2016

It seemed as if the world stopped spinning June 3, when Muhammad Ali passed away. The prayers and consoling messages came pouring in, in hopes of reaching the family of a man that had touched so many others. Now that you have been laid to rest Ali, I would like to talk about how much you meant to me as a young child and even now as an adult on his...

Three women’s basketball players sign to schools

Terrel Emerson

May 3, 2016

Family and love are some of the words the Cerritos College women’s basketball team used to describe each other. That is what three women will be leaving behind as they move onto the four-year university level. Forward Sydney Lopez signed to Hope International University in Fullerton, California. While guard Kennedi Cooper and forward Ashley Flo...

Top 10 Most Common Athlete Injuries

Terrel Emerson

May 3, 2016

The top 10 most common injuries in sports range from runner’s knee to achilles tear. Also the time missed can range from 2-3 days to 9-12 months. In the words of athletic trainer Maria Castro, “Every case for every athlete is different.” Some athletes are able to recover from injuries faster than others. While many athletes are never t...

Kinesiology majors thrive on campus

Terrel Emerson

April 21, 2016

According to a poll taken in Fall of 2014, 243 students at Cerritos College claimed their declared major was kinesiology. Dean of Instructional Effectiveness Research Planning, Kristi Blackburn said that a new poll is in the works. Kinesiology is the scientific study of human or non-human body movement. It also addresses physiological, biochemical, an...

Defensive end Miles Henry-Davis (not pictured) calls Nick Mitchell (pictured) 'Golden Boy' because he feels he looks like the prototypical All-American quarterback. Mitchell admitted that he is not trying to be the 'Oregon State guy' but rather the 'Cerritos guy.' Photo credit: Terrel Emerson

Beaver turned Falcon

April 12, 2016

Usually the purpose of community college is for it to catapult students to the four-year level. It’s rare that someo...

Women’s soccer holds winning as expectation

Terrel Emerson

April 12, 2016

Connecticut basketball head coach Geno Auriemma isn’t the only coach ruling women’s sports at the collegiate level. Enter Cerritos College women’s soccer head coach Ruben Gonzalez. Gonzalez has coached his women to four straight state championships and is looking to add to his already rich legacy. “The way we run our program we start thinking about...

Sophomore guard Kennedi Cooper has overcome her fair share of injuries over the length of her basketball career. She has not allowed the injuries to slow her down and get her off the track she set for herself as she continues to thrive in the face of adversity. Photo credit: Terrel Emerson

Hangin’ with Ms. Cooper

April 5, 2016

According to webmd.org, the top 10 most common injuries range from runner’s knee to a torn Achilles. Sophomore basketball ...

Cable and Castro play a key role for athletes

Briana Velarde

April 5, 2016

Cerritos College athletes benefit every year from the efforts of athletic trainers. The purpose of the trainers is the total well–being of an athlete. They spend most of their time helping those that have been hurt get back to full strength. Services that are provided include injury evaluation, stretching, taping, and rehabilitation. Brian Cab...

Serving up the wins

Terrel Emerson

March 29, 2016

The Cerritos women’s tennis team’s lone loss on the season came to a now 3-9 Whittier College team. “We could have [beat] Whittier if we weren’t missing our No. 2 player (discipline), ” head coach Alvin Kim said. In the game against Whittier College sophomore standout Anastasia Khomyachenko did not play. Khomyachenko is 1...

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