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Football Wins Bowl Championship Against Santa Barbara City College

Denny Cristales, Editor-in-Chief

November 23, 2014

Trailing the entire game, the football team managed to churn out one critical play - a pass from Jimmy Walker to Justin Caines, smothered with man-to-man defense, allowing the team to gain a 22-19 lead and win over Santa Barbara City College. Here is what Caines and Walker had to say about the game...

Football bowl champions, late game-winning catch seals deal

Football bowl champions, late game-winning catch seals deal

Denny Cristales, Editor-in-Chief

November 23, 2014

Trailing the entire game, and about three minutes left, it seemed the Cerritos College football team had a disappointing loss in its grasp. It took just one risky pass and one smothered catch to finally gain a lead. And the game along with it. Quarterback Jimmy Walker shot it toward Justin Caines...

Golden State Bowl game next for football team

Armando Jacobo, Sports Editor

November 20, 2014

The regular season has ended. But, the playoffs await for the Cerritos College football team on Saturday against Santa Barbara City College. The Falcons finish the season with a 7-3 overall record and losing those three games by a total of 10 points. “We beat ourselves all three of those games,...

Hawaiian Island roots have players bonded on field

Alexander Naveja, Associate Copy Editor

November 20, 2014

On the football team, a group of players that have made their presence known have built a very strong family connection and a brotherhood with one another. One of the Hawaiian Island brothers, Norman Unga-Solomon, said, “We all live with each other. Right now, it’s only the four of us - me,...

Football wins its final home game of regular season

Football wins its final home game of regular season

Grester Celis-Acosta, Opinion Editor

November 2, 2014

The Falcons' defense forced five interceptions in the last home game of the regular season, which helped earn a victory against Moorpark College, 43-33, and secure a bowl game for the Cerritos College football team. Head Coach Frank Mazzotta said, “The defense has been kind of saving us a little...

Falcons make three straight wins with homecoming game

Falcons make three straight wins with homecoming game

Abraham Venegas, Staff Writer

October 19, 2014

Jimmy Walker's 49-yard touchdown pass to tight-end Ainslie Johnson in the fourth quarter was the difference maker for the Cerritos College football team when it defeated the visiting Allan Hancock College, 19-12, on Saturday, Oct. 18. Coach Frank Mazzotta credits this win to the defensive squad having...

Football hopes to contain win streak with homecoming game

Alexander Naveja, Associate Spors Editor

October 15, 2014

The football team currently holds a two-game winning streak and will be playing a big-league Homecoming game on Saturday against Allan Hancock College. The team is working hard to keep its winning streak alive and to win an important league game. “We have been coming out pretty slow so we need to...

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....

Ray Rice and why the the NFL is a crappy institution

Carlos Holguin

September 24, 2014

For seven months, the National Football League has been dealing with the increasing fallout and pressure from the public in a response to a video showing Baltimore Ravens running-back Ray Rice assaulting his then fiance, now wife in an elevator. When the original video of Rice dragging his fiance...

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