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Redeem team: Final Four or ‘failure’ for men’s basketball squad

Redeem team: Final Four or ‘failure’ for men’s basketball squad

Jah-Tosh Baruti, Freelancer

December 5, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Featured Sports Story Carousel, Men's Sports, Sports

Falcons men’s basketball aims to reach the Final Four in consecutive seasons after coming up just short of the title game last season. The 2018-19 team improved to 7-1 on the season overall after winning the three-game Grossmont tournament last weekend. With wins against Grossmont, Palomar and...

Falcons men’s basketball’s title hopes come to an end in Final Four loss against San Francisco City College

Falcons men’s basketball’s title hopes come to an end in Final Four loss against San Francisco City College

Jah-Tosh Baruti

March 16, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

The Cerritos College men’s basketball team’s season wraps up in the CCCAA State Tournament Final Four, with an 83-89 loss to the No. 1 ranked team in the state, the City College of San Francisco on Saturday. The game started off on a good note for the Falcons, sophomore guard Keshaun Mack (No.14) was able to get his hands on the ball during the tip-off, he i...

Falcons men’s basketball ride half time surge all way to the Elite Eight

Falcons men’s basketball ride half time surge all way to the Elite Eight

Jah-Tosh Baruti

March 6, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

  Cerritos College men’s basketball team advance to the Elite Eight in Ventura, CA, following a 20 point victory on March 3 versus Santiago Canyon College, 95-75. The men's basketball team has not been to the CCCAA State Tournament in 16 years, since the 2001-02 season. The Falcons went...

Falcons suffer loss to Long Beach City

Falcons suffer loss to Long Beach City

Terrel Emerson, Staff Writer

January 17, 2015


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

Tensions were at an all-time high in the Falcons 91-78 loss to rival Long Beach City. The game got ornery right away, with Head Coach Russ May being issued a warning just a little over 10 minutes into the game. “Lack of consistency. Consistency is all we ask for, a similar foul was called against us on the other...

Falcons’ defense stalls LA Southwest for first conference win of the season

Falcons’ defense stalls LA Southwest for first conference win of the season

Luis Guzman, Freelancer

January 10, 2015


Filed under Basketball, Sports

The men's basketball team won its first conference game in a home contest against Los Angeles Southwest on Jan. 9. Russ May, head coach for the Falcons, said that his team was focused after the team’s loss against Bakersfield the previous Wednesday. “I was very happy with our player’s mental co...

Second game for men’s baseball proves victorious

Second game for men’s baseball proves victorious

Mario Jimenez, Staff Writer

February 3, 2014


Filed under Baseball, Men's Sports, Sports

The men’s baseball team hosted and beat Citrus College 4-0 at Kincaid Field on a sunny Saturday, Feb. 1. The hosting Falcons sent right handed sophomore starting pitcher Dylan Algra to the mound against the Citrus Owls.  Algra got off to a quick start as he got the first two Owls he faced on a...

Men’s basketball wins at El Camino-Compton

Jessica Pacheco

February 2, 2014


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

Despite many fouls, and free throws, with their hard teamwork, good communication and strong dedication, the Cerritos College Men's basketball team took the win Friday night, on January 31st against El Camino-Compton Center winning at 94-83. The Falcons took a while to get into the game, which allowed...

No. 1 conferences collide in men’s basketball match-up

Denny Cristales, News Editor

January 29, 2014


Filed under Basketball, Sports

A “scrappy” Pasadena City College team awaits the Cerritos College men’s basketball team, as it will be a battle of the No. 1 seeds in their respective conferences when the two teams collide in an away contest on Wednesday, Jan. 29. Sophomore guard Victor Jones expects a physical and tenacious...

Men’s basketball falls in debut to Rio Hondo 82-70

Denny Cristales and Luis Guzman

November 15, 2013


Filed under Basketball, Movies, Multimedia, Sports, Videos

The Cerritos College men's basketball team tipped off its season against Rio Hondo College and lost 82-70 at home in the Falcon Gymnasium on Saturday, Nov. 9.

Men’s basketball ‘wants a State Championship’

Denny Cristales, Spots Editor

November 5, 2013


Filed under Basketball, Sports

Being champions of the South Coast Conference SouthDivision is not enough for the men’s basketball team, as head coach Russ May notes the bar is set high for a unit that is after a State Championship. The men’s basketball team opens its season with a double-header with the women’s team Saturday, N...

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