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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...

Talon Marks’ Athletes of the Semester – Spring 2018

Jah-Tosh Baruti

May 16, 2018


Filed under Baseball, Basketball, Men's Sports, Softball, Sports, Swimming, Tennis, Track & Field, Women's Sports

Men’s basketball Demetrius Thomas Demetrius Thomas averaged 17 points, eight rebounds, two steals and a block per game for the Falcons and lead the team to the Final Four. For his individual play in the tournament, he was named to the California Community College Athletic Association All State Championship Tournament team, a rare acco...

Shmackem: The NBA Playoffs have been a wild ride

Shmackem: The NBA Playoffs have been a wild ride

Jah-Tosh Baruti

May 16, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Columns, Men's Sports, Sports

Over the past three seasons, the Golden State Warriors and Cleveland Cavaliers have met in the NBA Finals and that is not going to change this year either.The regular season success of several teams and the intense start to the NBA Playoffs fooled us into actually believing that the NBA Finals would feature two teams not named the Warriors or Cavaliers. We were just ...

Falcons suffer playoff defeat at the claws of the Cougars

Falcons suffer playoff defeat at the claws of the Cougars

Malik Smith and Cesar Villa

May 16, 2018


Filed under Softball, Sports, Women's Sports

The Cerritos Falcons played against the College of the Canyons Cougars for their opening game of the Southern California Regional Playoffs on May 4, resulting in a 12-4 loss. The Falcons let the game get away from them in the later innings leading to a defeat in just six innings to the Cougars. Head...

San Francisco 49ers select former Falcon in 2018 NFL Draft

San Francisco 49ers select former Falcon in 2018 NFL Draft

Jah-Tosh Baruti

May 14, 2018


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

The San Francisco 49ers announced the signing of former Falcons cornerback D.J. Reed to a four-year rookie scale contract on May 11.He was drafted by the 49ers in the fifth round (No. 143 pick overall) of the 2018 NFL Draft, after declaring for the draft on December 31 of last year. Reed previously pl...

Falcons’ baseball team advance to Super Regional Final

Falcons’ baseball team advance to Super Regional Final

Carlos Ruiz

May 11, 2018


Filed under Baseball, Men's Sports, Sports

In the first round of the Southern California Regional Playoffs, the Falcons' baseball team swept the series 2-0 against the Los Angeles Pierce College Brahamas.Following the last game that won the series against Pierce College on May 5, the Falcons who are now 31-11 overall in the season, will host...

Falcons’ football coach retires after 40 years

Falcons’ football coach retires after 40 years

Jah-Tosh Baruti

May 10, 2018


Filed under Featured Sports Story Carousel, Features, Football, Men's Sports, Showcase, Slideshows, Sports

Falcons football will have a glaring difference on the sidelines for the upcoming season, veteran head coach Frank Mazzotta will be retiring before the start of the season.Mazzotta has been the head man on the gridiron for the Falcons’ football team for the past 40 years.Coach Mo as he's commo...

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, Showcase, 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...

Falcons’ men’s and women’s tennis teams make history winning state championships

Falcons’ men’s and women’s tennis teams make history winning state championships

Jah-Tosh Baruti

May 2, 2018


Filed under Men's Sports, Sports, Tennis, Women's Sports

Cerritos College’s men’s and women’s tennis teams made tournament history on April 25, for the first time in the history of the California Community College Athletic Association, a single school has swept all championships and awards in Ojai.Both teams won the California Community College A...

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