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Conference play continues against ELAC

Armando Jacobo, Sports Editor

October 14, 2014

Despite sitting with an overall losing record of 5-6, the volleyball team heads into East Los Angeles College with renewed confidence as it has also earned a 2-1 conference record. Head coach Teresa Velasquez-Ortega has reiterated fundamentals in the team’s play and talked about fine tuning some...

Communication adjustments snaps 5-year streak against Mt. SAC

Communication adjustments snaps 5-year streak against Mt. SAC

Abraham Venegas, Staff Writer

October 11, 2014

A positive mindset is what led to the volleyball team's 3-1 victory against Mt. San Antonio College on Friday, Oct. 10. This is the Falcons (5-6, 2-1) second victory in a row and their first win over Mt. SAC (6-5, 2-1) since 2009. Cerritos won the first set, 25-17, but the Mounties had the upper...

Men’s water polo suffers 12-5 defeat

Men’s water polo suffers 12-5 defeat

Kristopher Carrasco, Multimedia Editor

October 8, 2014

The men's water polo team was defeated by the Long Beach City College Vikings Wednesday, Oct. 8, with a final score of 12-5 at home. The game started off in favor of the Long Beach City Vikings as it took the lead in the first period. By the time the second period began, the Cerritos College Falcons...

Despite a draw, the Falcons still sit atop the SCC

Despite a draw, the Falcons still sit atop the SCC

Abraham Venegas, Staff Writer

October 8, 2014

Despite having the home field advantage, the men's soccer team was not able to breakdown ECC Compton as it scraped away a 0-0 draw. The Falcons sit a top of the South Coast Conference with a 2-0-1 record, while Compton sits at sixth with a 0-0-3 record. The two teams spent the entire game battling...

Women’s soccer shuts out El Camino-Compton

Women’s soccer shuts out El Camino-Compton

Monica Gallardo, Sports Copy Editor

October 7, 2014

The El Camino-Compton Tartars were not able to keep up with the Cerritos Falcons as they were shut out at 9-0. Centerback Makayla Mendoza said, “I think we did a really great job finishing since the score was obviously 9-0. It was nice to kind of work out some kinks in the middle and the back since...

Wrestling dominates against West Hills

Alan Leyva, Staff Writer

October 6, 2014

“I think this year we have a chance at the state title, " Max Kumashiro said, as he faced a wrestler he’s defeated before, and did so again. The wrestling team won the West Hills dual meet this past Friday, Oct. 3, on Falcon soil, 38-6. “Usually, the home meets are a little more nerve-wracking,...

Men’s soccer faces local rivals in second conference game

Sebastian Echeverry

October 3, 2014

The men's soccer team's victory against East Los Angeles College on Tues., Sept. 30, was a win in the books for the conference title. Now the Falcons hit the road and venture off to play local rivals Long Beach City College for the second game in the conference campaign. Captain midfielder Jose...

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

Alexander Naveja, Associate Sports Editor

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 and are ready to get the season back in order. “I feel confident in winning games. It boosts your...

Penalties stun Falcons as they fall to Ventura

Abraham Venegas, Staff Writer

September 28, 2014

When the victory seemed in the bag for the Cerritos College football team, Ventura scored a late touchdown with 13 seconds left to pull a 35-31 win. This is the second defeat at home for the Falcons, who now have a two-game losing streak. Tight-end Deon Washington said, "We have to work harder....

Another loss in a close game for women’s water polo

Another loss in a close game for women’s water polo

Kristopher Carrasco, Multimedia Editor

September 25, 2014

"I think throughout the entire game, we were in it, whether we were down by one or down by four, it was definitely a winnable game," assistant coach Sharon Ku said after suffering another loss. The women's water polo team played a tough game against Mt. San Antonio College, only to lose with a score...

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