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Wrestling locks in fall season

Carlos Ruiz, Sports Editor

November 6, 2018


Filed under Men's Sports, Sports, Wrestling

Following the 24-19 win against Mt. San Antonio on Oct. 31, the Falcons wrestling team managed to finish the conference season undefeated. The Falcons' are currently ranked No. 2 in the state with an 11-0 overall record. On Oct. 13, Falcons' wrestling completed the three peat and acquired the Southern...

Falcons’ wrestling confident for state championship win

Falcons’ wrestling confident for state championship win

Carlos Ruiz, Sports Editor

August 21, 2018


Filed under Men's Sports, Sports, Wrestling

The Falcon wrestlers are training hard heading into the new season on the hunt for glory. Head coach Don Garriott has led the team into the top four spots for the state championship in the past four seasons. Garriott said, "Our goal is to win the conference, win the regional and win the state every...

Former Falcons soccer star signs with four-year university

Former Falcons soccer star signs with four-year university

May 7, 2018


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

A first team All-American soccer player for Cerritos College during the 2017-18 season, Itzel Ballesteros signed her National Letter of Intent on April 16 with Lincoln Memorial University, located in Tennessee. Ballesteros will be receiving a full-ride scholarship to the NCAA Division 2 school, to...

Cerritos College men’s tennis team had a winning day for the third straight time

Cerritos College men’s tennis team had a winning day for the third straight time

Jackie Mena

February 21, 2018


Filed under Men's Sports, Sports, Tennis

The Cerritos College men's tennis team played against Irvine Valley Lasers at home on Feb. 13, winning 9-0. The team won its third straight day of matches of the season. Cerritos College won all three sets of matches against Irvine College. The team started off playing doubles and then singles...

Falcons swiftly defeats Rio Hondo

Falcons swiftly defeats Rio Hondo

Cesar Villa

February 20, 2018


Filed under Softball, Sports, Women's Sports

The Cerritos College softball team swiftly defeated Rio Hondo College on Thursday with a blowout score of 10-3.Head coach Kodee Murray said, "I don't think we came ready to play the game today."We had moments where we stepped up and did some things, but, in everyone of those innings that we did something g...

Women’s basketball gets a win on the road against L.A. Southwest College

Women’s basketball gets a win on the road against L.A. Southwest College

Carlos Ruiz

February 14, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

The Cerritos College women's basketball team won its away conference match against L.A. Southwest College 80-72.The players were able to keep their opponent down to only scoring 12 points in the first half, while the Falcons scored 36 points.Throughout the second half of the game, it began to pick up...

Falcons men’s basketball goes down to the wire in 87-83 win vs Long Beach City College

Falcons men’s basketball goes down to the wire in 87-83 win vs Long Beach City College

Jah-Tosh Baruti

February 7, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

Cerritos College men’s basketball squad went pound for pound with Long Beach City College, the Falcons prevailed 87-83, with two game winning free throws.It was the team's 25th annual Coaches vs. Cancer game, where the basketball team fundraises for cancer patients during the game.This year's game was ...

Men’s basketball fights through adversity, securing their fifth straight win

Men’s basketball fights through adversity, securing their fifth straight win

Jah-Tosh Baruti

January 30, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

Falcons men's basketball team wins their fifth consecutive game by defeating L.A. Harbor College, with a final score of 77-64.After beating their conference rival, they are now 4-0 in the South Coast Conference, as they reside at the top spot in the conference. Friday’s game featured several differen...

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...

Falcons cannot surmount the Mounties, lose 79-60

Falcons cannot surmount the Mounties, lose 79-60

Terrel Emerson, Sports Editor

January 11, 2016


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

Early foul trouble proved to be the difference for the Cerritos women’s basketball team as it fell to Mt. San Antonio 79-60. “For us [Ashley Flores and Crystal Lomax] to be three of the biggest people on the team and for us not to be out there really hurt us when it came down to rebounding,”...

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