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Cerritos College • Norwalk, Calif.

Talon Marks

Cerritos College • Norwalk, Calif.

Talon Marks

Isaiah Lonvelin

Isaiah Lonvelin, Co-Sports Editor

Isaiah Lonvelin is the sports co-editor for Talon Marks. He plans on transferring to Cal State Long Beach or Cal State Fullerton to pursue a Bachelor’s in journalism. He enjoys watching baseball and football.

All content by Isaiah Lonvelin
Photo of Anita Lonvelin who passed away after a 5 year battle sickle cell leukemia. She is survived by her two sons.

Dealing with the loss of a parent

December 6, 2021

Losing a parent is the toughest thing a person can go through in their life, and if you are someone going through this; it is okay that you are sad. Let it out! Cry, scream, stay in bed, be sad,...

One of the maps that Call of Duty: Vanguard came out with a throwback too. Map is called Castle with a gun STG44.

Sledgehammer Games finally delivers good Call of Duty game

November 18, 2021

Call of Duty: Vanguard is out and is the best COD game to come out in the last three years. Everything from the game play movement, maps, game modes, and guns makes this game enjoyable to play. Starting...

World Series Prediction

October 27, 2021
A short prediction on who could win the 2021 World Series.
Benny video #63 on his channel where he posts video games and daily vlogs. Picture credit: Benny Amesquita/YouTube channel: Benny No

Benny Amesquita a YouTube family man

October 27, 2021

Benny Amesquita, 40, is a YouTuber and family man that loves to share his love for sports, video games and family with thousands of people on the internet. Amesquita started his YouTube channel ‘Benny...

The Frightfully Fun Parade at Disney California Adventure Park is one of the features of the new separate-ticket Oogie Boogie Bash being offered on select nights through Oct. 31. The evil Dr. Facilier from The Princess and the Frog (pictured) is one of several Disney villains featured in the parade that winds through the park during the party each evening. (Joshua Sudock/Disneyland Resort)

Oogie Boogie Bash returns to California Adventure

October 21, 2021

The Oogie Boogie Bash is back for the second year, and it is worth getting tickets for this one time event to party with all the Disney villain's. Starting out you can head to the park three hours early...

Red Dead Redemption ahead of its time podcast

October 20, 2021
I talk about the two games storylines and how this game was ahead of its time and why it's the most memorable game.
Angels slugger/pitcher Shohei Ohtani hits a home run to bring the Angels ahead of the Dodgers in the seventh inning at Angel Stadium Sunday, July 8, 2018 in Anaheim, Calif. The Dodgers won, 4-3. (Allen J. Schaben/Los Angeles Times/TNS) Photo credit: Allen J. Schaben/Los Angeles Times/TNS

Off The Field: Shohei Ohtani is MVP bound

October 7, 2021

Shohei Ohtani has the MVP award in the bag and if another player is voted to win, it would be the biggest upset in the history of baseball.Ohtani was feasting all season on the pitching mound and in the...

From left, Williams driver George Russell of Britain, Racing Point driver Lance Stroll of Canada and Red Bull driver Max Verstappen of the Netherlands take questions during the U.S. Grand Prix press conference Thursday at Circuit of the Americas. [NICK WAGNER/AMERICAN-STATESMAN] Photo credit: NICK WAGNER/AMERICAN-STATESMAN

Off The Field: George Russell will shine with Mercedes deal en route to championship

September 30, 2021

George Russell is going to have a breakout season in 2022, and finally get to show off his true skills driving for Mercedes. Russell is a British Formula 1 driver who has been contracted with Williams...

Armando receiving the ball against San Diego State. Photo credit: Daryl Peterson/ Sports Information Office

Armando Ibarra Jr. determined to win

September 23, 2021

Men's soccer captain Armando Ibarra Jr. holds himself to high standards during his final season to get Cerritos College a championship. Armando is a sophomore forward/midfielder for the men's soccer...

Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Trevor Bauer throws against the Colorado Rockies during a spring training game in Glendale, Arizona, on March 1, 2021. Photo credit: (Wally Skalij/Los Angeles Times/TNS)

Off The Field: Dodgers turns its back too quickly on Bauer

September 9, 2021

Reigning Cy Young winner and Los Angeles Dodgers player, Trevor Bauer, should be given a second chance to return to baseball after false sexual allegations were made against him. Bauer was known as...

Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Amari Cooper (19) hauls in a long pass against Philadelphia Eagles safety Marcus Epps (22) during the first quarter of an NFL football game at AT&T Stadium on Sunday, Dec. 27, 2020, in Arlington. Photo credit: Smiley N. Pool/The Dallas Morning News/TNS

‘Hard Knocks: Dallas Cowboys’ America’s team back

September 9, 2021

Dallas Cowboys have volunteered to be on HBO televised series, Hard Knocks, that brings the drama and excitement that will give any football fan an exciting series to watch. All five episodes are shot...

San Diego Padres Jake Cronenworth scores on a hit by Wil Myers against the Los Angeles Dodgers in the second inning at Petco Park on Wednesday, August 25, 2021 in San Diego, CA. Photo credit: K.C. Alfred/San Diego Union-Tribune/TNS

Off the Field: Dodgers & Padres are not rivals

August 26, 2021

The Dodgers and Padres are not a rivalry, despite ESPN painting it as the best rivalry in the league. The series is exciting to watch, but the games are more of a big brother vs little brother matchup. Dodgers...

Running: Sophomore wide receiver CJ Parks No. 5 had a standout performance, breaking the 50 year old pass reception record with 13 catches. His two touchdown catches help push the Falcons over the finish line Oct. 19, 2019.

Off The Field: Cerritos athletes are back & finally off the bench

August 19, 2021
Campus sports are back starting in the fall and are ready to dominate.
A Los Angeles Dodgers fan celebrates catching a foul ball during game one of the National League Championship Series between the Dodgers and the Atlanta Braves. Photo credit: Ron Jenkins

Off The Field: California should not allow fans back in the stands at stadiums

December 11, 2020

With the high cases of COVID-19 in California, it would not be a good decision to allow fans to watch a live sporting event. Even though it can be done as we have seen crowds sitting apart during the...

Jake Paul and AnEsonGib exchange blows during a boxing match in January. YouTubers are finding new ways like boxing to gain clout and boost their popularity in the entertainment world. Photo credit: Michael Reaves/ Getty Images

YouTuber boxers: a joke or entertainment craze?

December 3, 2020

YouTubers today will do anything to get more subscribers and viewers for their channels, but instead of click baiting it is heading into the world of boxing. Surprisingly, it is working. With gaining...

Cowboys fans cheer on their team as the Dallas Cowboys battled against the Detroit Lions in the first round of playoffs. The Cowboys and Lions are the only two teams that play every year on Thanksgiving day. Photo credit: Victor Araiza

Off The Field: Tradition of Thanksgiving football in America

November 25, 2020

Thanksgiving is quickly approaching for families getting prepared to spend the day together to share an expression of gratitude with each of their loved ones. For football fans it is the holiday of...

Kim Ng, seen here in 2018, is the first woman to be named the general manager of a Major League Baseball team. Photo credit: Nuccio DiNuzzo/Chicago Tribune/TNS

Off The Field: Kim Ng makes history becoming the first female general manager

November 20, 2020

History has been made in the sports world as the Miami Marlins organization has hired the first female general manager, Kim Ng. If the new hiring of Kim Ng can be a new start to something for sports...

From a close call at third base in the eighth inning to some pitching decisions that were sure to draw a raised eyebrow, Red Sox manager Alex Cora (shown arguing with umpire Ted Barrett) was all in Tuesday night. Photo credit: The Providence Journal

Off The Field: MLB brings back former Red Sox manager Alex Cora

November 13, 2020

Former Red Sox manager, Alex Cora, has been called back to manage after his one-year suspension for his part in the Astros cheating scandal. Frankly the baseball commissioner, Rob Manfred, gave out...

Off The Field: Win big on the FoxBet Super 6 app.

November 6, 2020

The FoxBet Super 6 app is a new quick and easy way for anyone to start betting on games of there choosing. The best thing about this app is all you need is your phone number, then you are on your way...

CLEMSON, SC - OCTOBER 03: The Virginia Cavaliers offensive linemen make their way down field during the game between the Clemson Tigers and the Virginia Cavaliers on October 03, 2020 at Memorial Stadium in Clemson, South Carolina. (Photo by Dannie Walls/Icon Sportswire) Photo credit: Photo by Dannie Walls/Icon Sportswire

Transformation of linemen in professional football

October 30, 2020

In the National Football League (NFL) today, lineman are known to be gigantic in size, and can be easily recognized at their position as lineman rather than skilled position players in football. The...

View from first base side of Dodger Stadium during a night game. Photo credit: LifeSupercharger/Creative Commons

LA Dodgers: World Series champions or bust

October 23, 2020

The Los Angeles Dodgers have punched their ticket to the 2020 World Series after defeating the Atlanta Braves with the score 4-3 in a crucial Game 7 of the National League Championship Series over in Texas. After...

the 2020 World Series is underway and many fans are showing their full support to their main teams Photo credit: Nate Nickel on Flickr.com

MLB Playoff Podcast

October 16, 2020
In this podcast, staff writer Isaiah will be talking about Wildcard games, NLDS and ALDS Matchups, and allowing fans to see the World Series.
Norwalk Town Square is one of the only shopping Centers in the City of Norwalk that has all the businesses in operations.   This center has food shops and some conveniences shops. Oct. 7.

Norwalk residents upset with restaurants and markets leaving the city

October 8, 2020
Norwalk restaurants and shopping centers can not be compared to many neighboring cities as they lose key popular businesses.
Rocky, starring Sylvester Stallone and Carl Weathers, received 14.7% of the vote.

Off The Field: Actors in sports movies require athleticism not just acting skills

October 8, 2020
Why is it when it come to sports films they always have the same plot?
Portrait photo of Nicholas Herrera at the beach catching some waves for the day. Herrera trying to be fit during these unfortunate times. Photo credit: courtesy of Nicholas Herrera

Quarantine Blues: Cerritos swimmer Nicholas Herrera keeps Olympics goal in sight during COVID

September 25, 2020
Nicholas Herrera tells us his workouts and goals for his future at Cerritos and beyond.
Police removing resident Aurora Vargas from her home before the bulldozers show up to knock down the remaining homes. Photo was taken in Chavez Ravine. Photo credit: Courtesy of Elina Shatkin

Remembering the forgotten community evicted to build Dodger Stadium

September 25, 2020
Los Angeles didn't always glorify the Dodgers when they first relocated here from Brooklyn.
Jose Abreu, Yoan Moncada, Nick Madrigal and Tim Anderson celebrate their win Thursday, September 17, 2020 at Guaranteed Rate Field in Chicago. The White Sox defeated the Minnesota Twins, 4-3. Photo credit: Brian Cassella/Chicago Tribune/TNS

Off The Field: MLB fans ecstatic over post season announcement

September 17, 2020
Get ready as the MLB releases the new 2020 format for playoff.
Eli Harold (58), Colin Kaepernick (7) and Eric Reid (35) of the San Franciso 49ers kneel during the national anthem before a game against the Dallas Cowbowy on October 2, 2016, at Levis Stadium, in Santa Clara, Calif.

Off The Field: Colin Kaepernick’s virtual comeback

September 10, 2020
Could Kaepernick comeback in Madden result his return to professional play?
Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain enters pit lane during Formula Ones U.S. Grand Prix auto race at the Circuit of the Americas during last years race in Austin. This years race has been canceled. Photo credit: NICK WAGNER/AMERICAN-STATESMAN

Lewis Hamilton: The face of Formula one

September 4, 2020
Lewis Hamilton is breaking records and barriers in the 21st century.
Reds pitcher Trevor Bauer pitches against the Tigers during the seventh inning of the Tigers 4-0 win in Game 2 of the doubleheader at Comerica Park on Sunday, August 2, 2020.

Off The Field: Reds pitcher Trevor Bauer answers to no one but himself

August 28, 2020
Bauer is a content creator and a fan favorite in his professional sport.
Strike youre out! A player misses the ball by just an inch and completely strikes out. Photo credit: Pixabay/Pexels.com

Off The Field: Fernando Tatís Jr. breaking rules?

August 21, 2020
Fernando Tatis Jr. caught in a pickle with breaking a unwritten rule.
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