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Late rotations, communication a factor in volleyball’s defeat

Late rotations, communication a factor in volleyball’s defeat

Katherine Grijalva, Arts Editor

September 24, 2014

The women's volleyball team's lack of communication cost it a 3-2 loss against Riverside on Wednesday, Sept. 24, at 5 p.m. inside Falcon Gymnasium. The Falcons started by dominating the game with a 10-3 score within the first 10 minutes of the game. The team demonstrated its useful tactics against...

Volleyball going for a split record against Riverside

Volleyball going for a split record against Riverside

Armando Jacobo, Sports Editor

September 24, 2014

Through seven games thus far in the season, the Cerritos College volleyball team is lacking consistency as it looks to play in its home opener. After splitting the first two games and falling one game below .500 after the Cerritos Tournament, the Falcons realize that something has to give. “That...

Falcon Game Day attendees given free tacos before football game

Falcon Game Day attendees given free tacos before football game

Grester Celis-Acosta, Opinion Editor

September 13, 2014

Free food, such as tacos, corn and others, were given out in front of Falcon Stadium for the pre-football-game celebration on Saturday, Sept. 13. Students, faculty and community members were in attendance and lining up to get free tacos. Not only was there free food, but there was also a mariachi...

Women’s soccer team dominates in honor of Cornejo

Sebastian Echeverry

September 10, 2014

Camaraderie in the Cerritos College women’s soccer team lingers on even through death as the team defeated L.A. Pierce College with a stunning 7-0 shutout in honor of Jasmine Cornejo. The game was held Tuesday, Sept. 9, on the home field, and was in honor of Cornejo, who died Aug. 4. Before the...

Slideshow: Falcons vs Gauchos

Grester Celis-Acosta, Opinion Editor

September 8, 2014

The football season opener began for the Falcons with a 27-24 win against the Saddleback Gauchos on Saturday, Sept. 6. ...

Falcons win season-opener against Saddleback Gauchos

Falcons win season-opener against Saddleback Gauchos

Grester Celis-Acosta, Opinion Editor

September 7, 2014

The Cerritos College football team won its season-opener against Saddleback College 27-24 on Saturday, Sept. 6. Head Coach Frank Mazzotta said after the game, “Well, our first goal … is always to win the opener. And this year, our opener happens to be (against) one of the best football teams in...

Falcons keen on opener against Saddleback

Luis Guzman, Managing Multimedia Editor

September 1, 2014

The Cerritos College football team will have its first game of the season against Saddleback on Saturday, Sept. 6. Last season, the football team finished with an overall record of 7-4 and a conference record of 4-2 last season. The Falcons finished with a 64-33 win over Grossmont in the Western...

A smile we’ll never forget

A smile we’ll never forget

Armando Jacobo, Sports Editor

August 26, 2014

“(Jasmine) had this dance that she would do before every game, just this crazy little hands up in the air, shaking her hips around,” Clara Gomez said as she recalls her friend Jasmine Cornejo’s pre-game ritual. Gomez named it, “The Cornejo dance.” Known for her enthusiasm and hard-working...

Falcons Incorporated: new mascot will offer new opportunities

Sebastian Echeverry, Sports Editor

May 13, 2014

Every school has an animal or historical figure the student body looks up to so it is a great thing that the Associated Students of Cerritos College is putting funds into a mascot. What is a mascot? And why should college students care? A mascot gives a sense of belonging. Students have the opportunity...

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