Cerritos College • Norwalk, Calif.

Talon Marks

Cerritos College • Norwalk, Calif.

Talon Marks

Cerritos College • Norwalk, Calif.

Talon Marks

Alex Naveja

Alex Naveja, Sports Editor

Spring 2015

Good afternoon, morning, or evening, The name is Alexander Naveja, or Alex for short, and I am currently the Sports Editor for the Cerritos College newspaper called Talonmarks. I am currently 21 and the birthday is on October 11, 1993. I have worked for two employers which are, Knott’s Berry Farm for a year and three months as a ride operator, and I am currently working at Sears as a Home Appliance sales associate since November. During the summer, I had an internship with a Spanish speaking channel called ESNE and I was a sports analyst for the World Cup. I am currently working to transfer from Cerritos College and then transfer to a university, preferably Cal State University Fullerton, to get my Bachelor’s Degree in communications in broadcast. I am going to become a sports analyst and/or a sports broadcaster for any sports channel of my choosing.

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Agustin Lombardi returns the ball as he approaches the net in his singles match. He went 20-6 in singles matches this season. Photo credit: Christian Gonzales

Falcons Tennis finish season as expected

May 13, 2015

Men’s tennis had finished its season exactly as head coach Alvin Kim had expected.   Kim said, “The players did exactly what we expected them to do. I felt that we should have maximized the...

Carrillo earns full ride

April 29, 2015

Sophomore guard Cassidy Carrillo accepted and signed a full-ride scholarship to Division II Dixie State.Carrillo was happy for basketball and excited to accept the scholarship.“It feels great. My...

The Falcons position players are taking batting practice in the roll-away. Their last series was against El Camino College yesterday. Photo credit: Emily Curiel

Pitching dominates through ELAC

April 15, 2015

Pitchers were on their dominating side as they only allowed four earned runs in total in the whole series against East Los Angeles College.Head coach Ken Gaylord was very happy with his team’s overall...

Where are the Dodgers?

Where are the Dodgers?

April 6, 2015

As the Los Angeles Dodgers start another baseball season, there is one question that runs through every Dodgers fan: Will we be able to watch the Dodgers games now? The answer to that is no, unless...

Where did the Falcon fly to?

Where did the Falcon fly to?

March 27, 2015

Whenever people go to a sporting event, there should be a mascot with the cheerleading team cheering on the team and helping it win the game. Along with cheering on the team, the mascot is also supposed...

Photo credit: Alexander Naveja

Robert Chism accepts scholarship to Lindenwood University

February 25, 2015

Robert Chism flew to Lindenwood University in St. Louis, Missouri, as he accepted a full-ride scholarship for wrestling and signed on Jan. 17. He arrived and started school on Jan. 24.“It feels...

Justin Caines follows dad’s legacy as he accepts scholarship

Justin Caines follows dad’s legacy as he accepts scholarship

January 27, 2015

Falcons wide receiver, Justin Caines accepted a scholarship to the University of Rhode Island, rejecting a possible move to the University of Oregon and transferred in the middle of the school year with...

Hawaiian Island roots have players bonded on field

November 20, 2014

On the football team, a group of players that have made their presence known have built a very strong family connection and a brotherhood with one another. One of the Hawaiian Island brothers, Norman...

[Video] Ariel Melendez | Falcon Sports

November 16, 2014

This week in Falcon Sports, Alex Naveja brings in a guest from the women's cross country tea, Ariel Melendez. They discuss about the California Community College Athletics Association Meet and about Melendez's...

Cross country teams ready for championships

November 4, 2014

Men’s and women’s cross country will be traveling to Woodley Park on Friday, Nov. 7 for the Southern California Championships. If all goes well for the men and women, they will advance and go on...

Falcon Sports ALWC

October 31, 2014

Carlos Holguin and Alex Naveja gives you a recap of A's game vs the Royals. If you like the video and want more, tune in for our predictions!

Wrestling takes down ELAC in non-conference match

October 31, 2014

Jesse Gomez and Max Kumashiro leads the wrestling team to their 11th win of season on Oct. 30 against East Los Angeles College. The Falcons would win with a final score of 34-14. Francisco Noyola, ...

Men’s water polo comes out ‘golden’ with record home Tournament

October 28, 2014

The men’s water polo team finished with a 3-1 record at the Golden West Tournament last weekend. Head coach Joe Abing liked the fact that the tournament was at home. “It was a little bit of a help....

Sitdown With Robert Chism | Falcon Sports

October 26, 2014

Robert Chism guest stars on Alex Naveja's Falcon Sports as he talks about what it's like to be a dual athlete. Watch the ending to get a recap on Chism and the wrestling team's revenge on Mt. SAC.

Wrestling rebounds from loss to Mt. SAC

October 24, 2014

The wrestling team got its revenge on the team that gave it its first loss of the season, Mt. San Antonio College, on Wednesday, Oct. 22. The team suffered its first loss against Mt. SAC on Saturday,...

Wrestling pinned for first loss of season

October 22, 2014

The wrestling team participated in the Southern California Regional Dual Team Championships on Saturday, Oct. 18 at 9 a.m. at the Cerritos College Gymnasium. The team felt good going into this tournament...

Eric Ambriz, a nursing major, has a grip on his opponent.

[Photo] Wrestling comes out on top as it crushes Rio Hondo at home

October 16, 2014

Eric Ambriz, a nursing major, has a grip on his opponent.

FSZ: Should there be smoking areas on campus?

FSZ: Should there be smoking areas on campus?

October 15, 2014

With some colleges and universities banning smoking on campus, we asked students if they think Cerritos College should have designated smoking areas on campus.

Football hopes to contain win streak with homecoming game

October 15, 2014

The football team currently holds a two-game winning streak and will be playing a big-league Homecoming game on Saturday against Allan Hancock College. The team is working hard to keep its winning streak...

Camaraderie sets pace for Irvine Regional

October 11, 2014

Editor's Note: The women's cross country team went on to earn first place with 39 team points at the Irvine Regional Park on Friday, Oct. 10. Original story is as follows: The women’s cross country...

Optimism for Irvine Regional despite top-star injuries

October 11, 2014

Editor's Note: The men's cross country team notched seventh place finish Friday, Oct. 10, at the Irvine Regional meet. It had 164 team points. Original story is as follows: Despite suffering some...

Women’s Water Polo team ready for San Diego after an explosive offensive game

October 3, 2014

The women’s water polo team will travel to San Diego on Oct. 3 for a tournament after an enormous lead it had in its last game with a score of 22-5. The women are feeling very confident in themselves...

Clara Gomez is working on some ball handling drills. Photo credit: Alexander Naveja

Illinois trip keeps women’s soccer team in winning streak

September 27, 2014

When the women’s soccer team was getting ready for its flight to Chicago, there was no fear in flying or leaving home. With good reason, it left with a perfect record. The women's soccer team emerged...

Two souls: Adriana Alcaraz and Jennifer Anaya are two female athletes that are part of the wrestling team. “They work hard enough; they should be there,” Jesse Mastron said.

‘It takes more than just being a woman’

September 24, 2014

The Cerritos College wrestling team has two women on the team who have the same amount of passion in wrestling as the men do. “I believe I make an impact because I’m there all the time and I put...

Students are listening to how Mexico fought for its independence. Photo credit: Alexander Naveja

Spanish Independence presentation expands student’s mindsets

September 18, 2014

A history presentation had a classroom full of students on Tuesday, Sept. 16, with a total of 67 students in the classroom. The students that attended the presentation were informed about how Mexico...

The mens cross country team are running as a pack during practice.

‘Running’ for top three, Woodley Park next meet

September 16, 2014

Top-conference placing is absolutely the goal for both men and women’s cross country teams. Anthony Lozano, the men’s cross country team captain, said, “This year, I’m mainly focusing on trying...

Wrestling Gallery

September 8, 2014

The team together, displaying its strong chemistry, ready to break. Photo credit: Alexander Naveja

Volleyball ready to ‘spike’ for conference

September 3, 2014

There is a numerous amount of energy stemming from the volleyball team this season, and expectations are very high for this team. Head Coach Teresa Velasquez said, “My expectations right now is to...

Cindy Manzanares and Kenosha Hawkins, who are both child development majors are taking a delectable bite of their delicious burger.

[Photo] Welcome Week continued with second In-N-Out giveaway

August 20, 2014

Cindy Manzanares and Kenosha Hawkins, who are both child development majors are taking a delectable bite of their delicious burger.

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