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Adjustments necessary for three-game series with ELAC

Adjustments necessary for three-game series with ELAC

Denny Cristales, Freelancer

April 13, 2015

ELAC and Cerritos College are going to be very familiar with one another once the week concludes.A string of three games against ELAC for the baseball team will have it fighting to win at least two of the next three games in the regular-season series if the team wants any hope in ranking first place. Th...

‘Pressure’ for women’s SCC dive, swim

Denny Cristales, Freelancer

April 6, 2015

Pressure. A great amount of it looms with South Coast Conference Championships coming up for both the women's diving and swimming teams. Amanda Rabb, for instance, has a lot of that pressure building up as she is preparing for both championship weekends. It's up to her to see if she gives ...

Falcons swim past Chaffey college and LA Trade tech

Falcons swim past Chaffey college and LA Trade tech

Emily Curiel, Staff Writer

April 6, 2015

The Cerritos College men's swim team finished its regular season with a 6-1 record. Defeating Chaffey College (198-73) and Los Angeles Trade-Tech College (221-35) in its final South Coast Conference meet March 27. Head coach Abing said, "We did extremely well we won the meet, so that was good....

Splashing for victory

Splashing for victory

Emily Curiel, Staff Writer

March 25, 2015

The wins keep piling on for the Falcon men's swim and dive team, as they defeated host El Camino College, 146-129 in a South Coast Conference meet on Friday, March 20. The Falcons won five events and also earned extra points by placing second in four of them. The opening event was the 200-yard med...

Cerritos College men’s swim and dive team head to Cuesta College

Cerritos College men’s swim and dive team head to Cuesta College

Emily Curiel, Staff Writer

March 18, 2015

On the road again, just as Willie Nelson sung it, is what the Cerritos College men's swim and dive team did this past weekend. The long drive to Cuesta College in San Luis Obispo was tiring but the great weather made up for it as many swimmers met their goals by cutting their time from previous weeks. I...

Cold weather impacts Falcons as they fall to Mt. San Antonio

Cold weather impacts Falcons as they fall to Mt. San Antonio

Emily Curiel, Staff Writer

March 6, 2015

For a swimmer, competing in cold weather conditions is not always the best cup of tea. This past Friday, Feb. 27 at Pasadena City College, the Falcons men's swim and dive team did not acquire their greatest times. Even though they defeated the Lancers by a score of 174-92, but lost to Mt. San Antonio...

Stamina a factor for Cuesta, NCAA schedule

Denny Cristales, Freelancer

March 5, 2015

Despite a loss, the women’s swim team is exploiting its increase in endurance swimming in order to accommodate for both the three-day Cuesta meet this Friday and an NCAA-style schedule. Increasing endurance and stamina has been a focal point for the women’s swim team, according to coach Sergio...

Exhaustion evident at invitational, long distance a problem

Denny Cristales

February 26, 2015

"Exhausting" is one way the women's swim team would describe swimming 10 events in one day, but that's exactly what it did last Friday at the Golden West Invitational. The invitational had women swimmers qualify from preliminary competition toward the finals. Both preliminary and final competitions wer...

Go with the flow

Go with the flow

Emily Curiel, Staff Writer

February 26, 2015

Falcons take 3rd place at the Golden West Invitational on Feb 20. The invitational was a meet with many events. Some of the Falcons had to swim at least 10 different races. The meet turned out really well because the teams that were competing were not in Cerritos conference. This is good for the ...

Women’s swim focuses on long-distance

Denny Cristales, Freelance

February 26, 2015

"Exhausting" is one way the women's swim team would describe swimming 10 events in one day, but that's exactly what it did on Friday, Feb. 20 at the Golden West Invitational. The invitational had women swimmers qualify from preliminary competition toward the finals. Both preliminary and final competitions...

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