Cerritos College • Norwalk, Calif.

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Cerritos College • Norwalk, Calif.

Talon Marks

Cerritos College • Norwalk, Calif.

Talon Marks

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Women topple Trade Tech, 63-61

January 6, 2002

Look up in the sky it's a bird ... it's a plane ... no it's the Cerritos College women's basketball cruising its way on to a three game winning steak, with its recent victory over Los Angeles Trade Tech...

SETTING IT UP ? Falcons´ point guard Ryan Reyes (31) dribbles the ball downcourt against Fullerton.

Men’s basketball team beats Fullerton

December 4, 2001

Start jumping on the Falcon bandwagon.The men's basketball team cruised its way to a 66-61 victory over Fullerton Saturday. Next week the Falcons (5-4) go to Modesto for a four-day tournament. As the...

Basketball: Women lose

November 22, 2001

Ranked third in the state and playing its first home game, the Cerritos women's basketball team was upset by Cypress College, 65-59, Wednesday at Cerritos.Falcon forward Tiffany Amete said, "We tried our...

Pasadenas Smith runs over Falcons

Pasadena’s Smith runs over Falcons

November 14, 2001

Jonathan Smith of Pasadena City College turned out to be a scoring machine against Cerritos College Saturday, scoring six touchdowns while leading the Lancers to a 51-12 pounding of the Falcons. The loss,...

Football: Pasadena pounds Falcons, 51-12

Football: Pasadena pounds Falcons, 51-12

November 11, 2001

Jonathan Smith of Pasadena City College turned out to be a scoring machine against Cerritos College Saturday evening as he scored six touchdowns while leading the Lancers to a 51-12 pounding of the Falcons....

Top ranked wrestling team rolls over Mt. SAC

November 8, 2001

The Mount San Antonio College wrestlers got manhandled Wednesday as the Falcons won all but one match in a 46-4 rout at Cerritos.The Falcons, who are the top-ranked team in California and have seven wrestlers...

UNDER PRESSURE - Long Beach City quarterback Jason Baughman (14) gets rid of the ball as he is taken down by Cerritos´ John Lopez (47) and Loata

Falcons outlast LB, tied for first

November 4, 2001

Cerritos College held off a Long Beach City College comeback Saturday and beat the Vikings, 28-23 in football.Saturday, the Falcons play host to Pasadena City College for first place in the Northern Division...

Vikings again too muchfor volleyball team

November 1, 2001

Long Beach City College proved to give Cerritos College nothing but problems in its volleyball match.And that's how it was all throughout the match as the Falcons lost all three games to the Vikings Wednesday...

Football team slams El Camino, 41-31

October 21, 2001

Missing its chance of having a perfect season, the Falcon football team came back to whip the Warriors of El Camino College, 41-31, Saturday at Cerritos. The Falcons will play at Mount San Antonio Saturday...

SCRAMBLE FOR THE BALL - Bethany Emmons (right) of the Cerritos College women´s water polo team races the Long Beach City College goaltender for possession of the ball.  The Vikings recorded an 18-1 win over the Falcons.

Falcons’ water polo teams pillaged by Vikings

October 10, 2001

Despite getting seven goals from Danny Garcia, the Cerritos College men's water polo team lost to Long Beach City College, 19-8, Wednesday in the Falcons' pool.Trailing 4-0, Garcia scored the Falcons'...

Volleyball team tames, sweeps Huskies

October 3, 2001

The Falcons' volleyball team blew out the Huskies of East Los Angeles College in volleyball three games to none Wednesday at Cerritos. In the first game, middle blocker Tiffany Amete made the score 2-1...

Innovative innovation center assists instructors

October 2, 2001

Faculty and staff members do not have to figure out how to use digital devices or programs at Cerritos College by themselves. They can get training at the Innovation Center.The Innovation Center, located...

REACHING UP - Arelyn Gallardo spikes the ball over the net against Mt. San Antonio College

Volleyball team drops match to Mt. SAC

September 26, 2001

The Falcons' volleyball team lost to Mount San Antonio College three games to none Wednesday at Cerritos.Falcons' setter Jennifer Bullock said, "We could have played better. We started out playing nervous...

Monday night football in Student Center

Monday night football in Student Center

September 25, 2001

The on-campus Student Center hasn't been, "ready for some football," during the past two Mondays. And the reasons for that are pretty solid and non-debatable.The NFL game between the Minnesota Vikings...

DRIVING THE BALL - Ralph Puga of the Cerritos College men´s water polo team advances the ball during practice. Puga is a member of the Army Reserves.  Photo by Elizabeth Parra/TM

Cerritos player is ready to serve

September 21, 2001

Ralph Puga is waiting for the call from his country.Puga, a member of the Cerritos College men's water polo team, is a member of the Army reserves.He says he is ready to go to war, and the team is willing...

Falcons sweep Dons

September 18, 2001

Despite giving Cerritos College women's volleyball team a run for its money in one game, Santa Ana still ended up getting whipped in the other two games 29-17, 29-8 and 30-23.Assistant Athletic Director...

Falcon volleyball team defeats Santa Ana in straight sets

September 12, 2001

Despite giving Cerritos College women's volleyball team a run for its money in one game. Santa Ana still ended up getting whipped in the two games 29-17, 29-8 and 30-23.Athletic Director Jeanine Prindle...

Split results for Cerritos’ water polo teams in tournament play

September 11, 2001

The Cerritos College men's waterpolo team lost one game and won three at the Ventura Tournament.The Falcons lost to Riverside, 23-7, but beat Los Angeles Valley College, 10-2, Rio Hondo, 12-6 and Ohlone...

Falcons defeat #1 Bakersfield

September 11, 2001

The Cerritos College football team scored an upset over Bakersfield College, the top-ranked team in Southern California, 21-19 Saturday at Falcon Stadium.Falcon wide receiver Chris Chatman, who scored...

Men’s water polo team looks for stronger season

August 28, 2001

The Cerritos College men's waterpolo team is looking forward to being better than last season. Last year the team finished 10-19 overall and third place at 2-4 in the conference. David Marcato, holeguard...

Falcon volleyball squad starts from scratch

August 21, 2001

Even though the Cerritos College women's volleyball team has no key returning players, it is ready to start the season. Last season the team lost in the playoffs to Long Beach City College by a score of...

Baseball team hotgoing into playoffs

May 8, 2001

Falcons' pitcher Erick Morales summed it up when he said, "Nobody can stop us." The Cerritos College baseball team finished the regular season with its ninth consecutive win, using a seven-run seventh...

Cerritos´ James Perkins won the high jump event with a mark of 6´ 6.

Track teams keep on rolling

April 3, 2001

The Cerritos College men's and women's track and field teams won a total of 10 events Friday at Cerritos.The Falcons hosted Mount San Antonio, El Camino, L.A. Trade Tech and L.A. City Colleges in the meet.Falcon...

Aguilar turns away Pasadena City, 8-2.

April 3, 2001

The Falcons showed the Pasadena City College baseball team that nobody disrespects them in their house by beating the Lancers, 8-2. Cerritos (15-10) has a 10-4 record in South Coast Conference play and...

Learning communities combine teaching resources

April 3, 2001

The Cerritos College Learning Communities Program has been improving the college experience at Cerritos and at other local colleges for the last six years by linking classes that are related, such as English...

Falcons split meet in pool

Falcons split meet in pool

March 28, 2001

The Cerritos College men's and women's swimming teams won 15 events over El Camino College Friday in the Falcons' pool.The Falcon men defeated the Warriors, 72-48 while the women lost, 64-63.Both of Cerritos'...

Softball team gets ripped again

Softball team gets ripped again

March 21, 2001

The Cerritos College softball team has a 2-18 record after losing 18-0 to Long Beach City College Friday at Nancy Kelly Field.In the top of the first inning, Long Beach (19-2) scored seven runs.Tara Drinkwater...

Pitcher throws shutout

Pitcher throws shutout

March 20, 2001

The Falcons' Erick Morales pitched eight scoreless innings, recording four strikeouts and allowing just five hits in shutting out East Los Angeles College, 7-0 Saturday at Kincaid Field.Cerritos is now...

Baseball-Falcons stopped by Long Beach

Baseball-Falcons stopped by Long Beach

March 14, 2001

Falcon outfielder Ruben Salazar said, "They (Vikings) were ready to play."We didn't come ready to play. We struck out looking and left too many guys on base."The Cerritos College baseball team lost to...

WOMEN’S BASKETBALL-Cerritos wins second round playoff game

March 7, 2001

The Cerritos women's basketball team sent Los Angeles Trade Tech packing by beating the Lady Techsters 61-58. The Falcons went into halftime losing 31-23. In the second half Andrews tied the score at 41...

Swim teams split meets at Pasadena

March 7, 2001

There are high hopes this season for the men's and women's in swimming teams of Cerritos. The teams met Pasadena in a dual meet Feb. 23.The women beat Pasadena City College, 64-50, and the men lost to...

Brett Clayton of Cerritos is safe on an attempted pickoff.

BASEBALL-Lakey shuts out Pasadena

March 7, 2001

Falcons' pitcher Joseph Lakey struck out six batters and gave up only four hits in nine innings as the Cerritos baseball team improved its record to 7-6 with a 1-0 win over Pasadena Saturday at Kincaid...

Falcons’ goal is to get to state meet

February 20, 2001

To find out how the men women are going to in track and field, you have to look at last year's performance. Last year the Falcon relay team finished second.Falcons' long distance runner Hugo Torres said,...

Track teams off to strong start

February 20, 2001

The Cerritos College track and field teams won seven events in the South Coast Conference Relays pre-meet Friday.The meet, originally scheduled to take place at Long Beach City College, was moved to Cerritos.Derick...

Baseball preview

February 7, 2001

If you really want to know how the Falcons are going to do this season in baseball, then here are some people who can answer that question. Falcon Coach Ken Gaylord said, "Our goal is to win the conference...

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