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Under the Radar: Water polo makes a splash

Christopher Martinez, Staff Writer

November 6, 2018


Filed under Columns, Men's Sports, Water Polo, Waterpolo, Women's Sports

One of the most underrated sports, which is also considered the second hardest sport in the world, is water polo. A sport that is fun to play and fun to learn although many people do not know what it is, water polo is a sport everyone should watch or try to play. The physicality aspect of the game...

Men and Women’s Water Polo treading into this season

Christopher Martinez

August 21, 2018


Filed under Men's Sports, Sports, Water Polo, Waterpolo, Women's Sports

Women's water polo is off to a promising start while the men’s water polo team is looking lost in the deep end. A minor physical altercation erupted between two Falcon teammates, freshman utility Brent Buchan and sophomore utility Dylan Sun, during a team scrimmage.Heading into this season head...

Women’s water polo defeats LA Trade Tech

Women’s water polo defeats LA Trade Tech

Nicholas Johnson

October 29, 2017


Filed under Sports, Waterpolo

The women’s water polo faced off with LA Trade Tech. Attackers Joanna Joson and Lizbeth Gomez scored the first two points in the first two minutes of the match.The first match ended with a score of 7-0. After a quick break for both teams, the Falcons took possession of the ball and Joanna scored...

Women’s water polo finish off strong

Women’s water polo finish off strong

Nicholas Johnson

September 23, 2017


Filed under Sports, Water Polo, Waterpolo, Women's Sports

The women's water polo team had its first home game on Wednesday, Sept. 20 against Rio Hondo College Attackers Elisa Prohroff and Isabella Sierra scored the first two points in three minutes of the match. The first match ended with a score of eight to zero. Rio Hondo struggled with scoring points to catch u...

Men’s water polo falls early in playoffs, after strong regular season

Max Perez

November 23, 2016


Filed under Men's Sports, Sports, Waterpolo

After a fantastic season in and out of the conference, the Cerritos men’s water polo team fell short in the SoCal Regional Playoffs by one goal to what head coach Joe Abing described as “a very good Cuesta team”.The Falcons attended the playoffs hosted at Golden West College Friday af...

Men’s water polo breaks record in conference closure

Max Perez

October 31, 2016


Filed under Men's Sports, Sports, Water Polo, Waterpolo

With the final confrence game played, the only thing left for the Falcons is the South Coast Confrence championship coming up this weekend. The men's water polo team finished the season strong with a 30-9 victory over Los Angele Trade Tech.The 30 goals the team scored broke a single game record for ...

Women’s water polo hits rough patch going into tail-end of the season

Monique Nethington

October 26, 2016


Filed under Sports, Water Polo, Waterpolo, Women's Sports

Despite losing of four their last five games the Cerritos College women’s water polo team sits with a 6-1 conference record. The first of the four losses came against the Long Beach City Vikings on Wednesday, Oct. 19 in which they Falcons lost 11-5.The loss placed the women in second just one gam...

Mens water polo stays humble as the post-season approaches

Mens water polo stays humble as the post-season approaches

Monique Nethington

October 24, 2016


Filed under Featured Sports Story Carousel, Men's Sports, Sports, Waterpolo

With only one game left to play before the South Coast Conference Tournament the Falcons have an overall record of 23-4 and a conference record of 4-1.The team's only conference loss came at the hands of Long Beach City College, who beat the Falcons at home by a score of 11-9 on Wednesday, Oct.19.The game...

Men’s water polo earns first 20 wins in the conference

Max Perez

October 19, 2016


Filed under Men's Sports, Sports, Waterpolo

Cerritos and Mt. San Antonio, both undefeated in conference play , battled for the top spot in the conference on Wednesday, Oct 4. The game proved to be a shootout with the final score being 19-18 in favor of Cerritos.Cerritos was up 13-10 at half but Mt. SAC was able to claw back into the game and tie ...

Cerritos adds two wins to the board

Max Perez

September 29, 2016


Filed under Men's Sports, Sports, Water Polo, Waterpolo

The physical and mental toughness, as well as the depth of the Falcons attributed to their latest two victories. The team was able to pull out a 14-13 win against San Diego State in overtime, after being down 4-0 in the first quarter.The overall mentality of the players led to them to stay calm, cool ...

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