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Falcons eliminated from the playoffs with loss to West LA College.

Nizar Milbes

March 6, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

Over 400 fans gathered to cheer on the Falcons in their second round playoff matchup against the West Los Angeles College Wildcats. The atmosphere was ecstatic, as the Aviary hadn't seen that many people in attendance throughout the season. The excitement did not last long as the Falcons failed...

Falcons’ reserves step up big in win against Los Angeles Southwest

Nizar Milbes

March 1, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

Falcon star player freshman guard No. 13 Chance Hunter in serious foul trouble late in the game, Head coach Russ May turned to sophomore center Austin Freeman and he didn't let him down. His double double, 12 points and 10 rebounds helped the Falcons win a close one with a final score of 86-82. May...

Falcons women’s basketball collects awards heading into postseason

Jah-Tosh Baruti

March 1, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

After going 9-1 in the South Coast Conference, the Falcons women’s basketball team won a championship share of the division title.Due to a tie, El Camino College also won a piece of the pie, sharing the title with the Falcons.Cerritos College women’s basketball concluded their season on a high...

Recap: Double digit lead helps Falcons defeat rivals 74-55

Recap: Double digit lead helps Falcons defeat rivals 74-55

Carlos Ruiz, Managing Editor

February 13, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Featured Sports Story Carousel, Sports, Top Stories, Women's Sports

The Cerritos College women’s basketball team secured its fourth straight double digit margin win, defeating the Long Beach City College Vikings 74-55 at home on Feb. 8. With constant pressure throughout all four quarters of play, the Falcons managed to end the game with a 19 point lead over the...

Falcons fly by Compton College and into No. 1 conference slot

Michael Reza

February 7, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

The Cerritos College men’s basketball team capped off its third win in a row after facing off against Compton College Jan 30.This win puts them at 3-0 in the conference and back in the driver’s seat in first place. This was another large margin victory for the Falcons beating Comp...

Shmackem: Toxic masculinity’s negative play in sports

Jah-Tosh Baruti

January 23, 2019


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

Since the age of time men have dominated sports with emotionless ferocity, however, this type of toxic masculinity is actually toxic to sports.According to Macmillan Dictionary, toxic masculinity can be defined as the “adherence to traditional male gender roles that expect boys and men to show f...

Shmackem: Westbrook’s gonna Westbrook

Jah-Tosh Baruti

April 11, 2018


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

Twinning in the back court: The superstar twins of Falcons women’s basketball

Twinning in the back court: The superstar twins of Falcons women’s basketball

Jah-Tosh Baruti and Carlos Ruiz

February 15, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Featured Sports Story Carousel, Features, Slideshows, Sports, Sports Features, Women's Sports

    Serena Rendon is a freshman shooting guard who started playing for Cerritos College this year, coming from Carson High School. Jesenia Rendon is also a freshman point guard, who likewise started playing for the Falcons this season. For some it would be a phenomenal feat in itself...

Falcons’ men’s basketball fly by LA Southwest Cougars

Falcons’ men’s basketball fly by LA Southwest Cougars

Sheldon Brookins

January 28, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

Cerritos College men's basketball team had a 29-point blowout win against Los Angeles Southwest College, leading to a bit of animosity on the floor between players from opposing teams. The final score of the game was 97-68. Double technical fouls were addressed to G/F, No. 1 Demetrius Thomas and...

Women’s basketball beats LA Southwest College, leaving behind their five straight losses

Women’s basketball beats LA Southwest College, leaving behind their five straight losses

Carlos Ruiz

January 28, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

The Cerritos College women's basketball team broke their five game losing streak, by defeating their opponent Los Angeles Southwest College in a home conference match 65-40. Coach Kozlowski spoke about getting back in the winning column, "I feel like [losing is] a part of the season. We have a tough...

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