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Women’s and men’s tennis team’s end regular season on win streaks

Jah-Tosh Baruti

April 18, 2018


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

Cerritos College’s women’s and men’s tennis team’s enter the playoffs both as No. 1 seeds, after strong regular seasons. The women’s tennis team capped off the 2017-18 regular season with 19 straight victories, in rout to a 21-1 overall record (6-0 division play).While the men’s ...

Shmackem: NBA Playoffs round one shmackin’ predictions

Jah-Tosh Baruti

April 14, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Online Exclusive, Online Exclusives, Showcase, Sports

The National Basketball Association Playoffs - 2018 kickoff on April 14, as the battle for the Larry O’brien Trophy begins in the first round, between eight teams each in two conferences in a best of seven showdown. Embed from Getty Imageswindow.gie=window.gie||function(c){(gie.q=gie.q||[]).push(...

Shmackem: Westbrook’s gonna Westbrook

Jah-Tosh Baruti

April 11, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Columns, Men's Sports, Online Exclusive, Online Exclusives, Showcase, Sports

Some haters say that he is just stat-padding to average triple-doubles, well up until the last game of the 2017-18 season on April 11, Russell Westbrook has accumulated 25 triple-doubles and the Oklahoma City Thunder’s record is 20-5 during those games. Say what you want, but men lie, women lie...

Women’s tennis wins the South Coast Conference Tournament

Women’s tennis wins the South Coast Conference Tournament

Carlos Ruiz

April 11, 2018


Filed under Sports, Tennis, Women's Sports

The Cerritos College women's tennis team have been seeded first in the Southern California Regional playoffs after winning the South Coast Conference tournament.The Falcons played a final doubles match in which sophomore Lisa Suzuki and freshman Kseniia Prokopchuk teamed up against El Camino College.The match was won by the Falcon p...

Falcons’ men’s tennis team battle each other in the finals

Falcons’ men’s tennis team battle each other in the finals

Carlos Ruiz

April 11, 2018


Filed under Men's Sports, Sports, Tennis

The Cerritos College men's tennis team are in the finals for the Western State Conference Tournament.On day two of the tournament the quarterfinals and semifinals matches were played.Freshmen Kent Hunter and Victor Castro are up against each other in the final singles match. Hunter made his way into the f...

Falcons baseball win the series between Compton College

Falcons baseball win the series between Compton College

Carlos Ruiz

April 11, 2018


Filed under Baseball, Men's Sports, Sports

The Falcons baseball team swept the season series against Compton College in 11-0 shutout.Previously playing Compton College on two separate occasions on away territory the Falcons were able to win both games 19-5 on April 3, and 4-1 on April 5.Cerritos College played a fluid ball game, putting up 16 hi...

Shmackem: Video Games Are Not Real Sports

Jah-Tosh Baruti

April 11, 2018


Filed under Columns, Slideshows, Sports

So let's get this settled, once and for all, video games are not sports, I repeat they are not sports--yes I'm talking to you Fortnite-addicted players.Video games should not even be mentioned in the same breath as the words sport or athlete.According to Oxford Dictionary, the definition of the word s...

Falcons’ leave 10 runners stranded on base in loss

Malik Smith

April 9, 2018


Filed under Softball, Sports, Women's Sports

On a Thursday the Cerritos College softball team took on the El Camino Warriors, for a South Coast Conference league game. The score was 8-1 as the Falcons lost to the Warriors who improved their record to 23-6 while the Falcons dropped to 16-11.The score however, did not show how close the Falcons w...

Falcons’ defense prevails as they win a close game, 2-1

Malik Smith

April 9, 2018


Filed under Softball, Sports, Women's Sports

The Cerritos College softball team won a close game with the score of 2-1 against a very formidable East Los Angeles College team in a Falcons home game.This game was filled with solid fielding and pitching both ways as each team had less then five hits.The lack of hits was not so much from strikeout...

Falcons just keep swimming

Jah-Tosh Baruti

April 4, 2018


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

During the last South Coast Conference dual swimming and diving meet of the season on Friday the Falcons men's and women's team each split their two matches, respectively.So far on the season the women's team has compiled a record of 4-4, as they head into the playoffs, while the men's team have mana...

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