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Cerritos Men’s and Women’s Soccer in full effect as season closes in

Randy Tejeda, Staff Writer

August 21, 2018

The Cerritos College soccer teams are ready for the 2018 season, and want to win the State Championship and a National Championship this time. Both teams won their South Coast Conference titles respectively, but they did not win a championship either at the state or national playoffs. Cerritos...

Former Falcons soccer star signs with four-year university

Former Falcons soccer star signs with four-year university

May 7, 2018

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...

Men’s soccer state champions, Johnson crucial in win

Men’s soccer state champions, Johnson crucial in win

Luis Guzman, Managing Multimedia Editor

December 7, 2014

Men’s soccer became the 2014 State Champions in a 3-1 victory over Mt. San Antonio College, with Forward Connor Johnson scoring all three goals in the victory. The excitement for head coach Benny Artiaga was palpable after winning the team’s third state championship in the programs history. ...

Overtime win sends Falcons to the State Championship Game

Luis Guzman, Managing Multimedia Editor

December 7, 2014

Cerritos College came from behind to win in a double-overtime game against Fresno City, 2-1, on Dec. 5. Fresno City managed to score late in the first half the game and held the Falcons to just five shots in the first half. It wasn’t until the 14th minute that the Falcons managed to tie the game...

Falcons head to the State Championship with close win over Taft

Luis Guzman, Managing Multimedia Editor

December 7, 2014

Cerritos College Men’s Soccer Team beat Taft College, 1-0, in a closely contested match to advance to the State Finals on Dec. 5. The Falcons started the first half with 10 shots and keeping the Cougars to just 5 shots. Angelo Cutrona, head coach for the Cougars, said that this game was tough...

Women’s soccer approaching the Final Four semifinals

Luis Guzman, Managing Multimedia Editor

December 7, 2014

The Cerritos College women's soccer team will play a pivotal playoff game against Fresno City College to see who goes to the State Finals on Dec. 5th. The Falcons are coming off a 2-1 win against Santa Monica College, with a late-minute goal coming from Falcons midfielder Jazmin Aguas. The Rams,...

Semi-finals preview: Cerritos vs Taft

Luis Guzman, Managing Multimedia Editor

December 7, 2014

The Cerritos College men's soccer team will seek to advance to the State Championship Finals in its semifinal game against Taft College. The Falcons beat Oxnard College in penalties to secure the team's spot in the semifinal game against the Cougars. The Cougars are coming into this game ranked...

Falcons one step closer to CCCAA final four

Abraham Venegas, Staff Writer

November 30, 2014

"From the first whistle to the last whistle we grind it out, we fought and we got the win," Centerback Ricardo Covarrubias said. Cerritos College men's soccer team eliminated Santiago Canyon College after an intense physical game in a 2-1 win on Nov. 25. With the win, Cerritos advances to the third...

Women’s Soccer advances to 3rd round of the Southern California Regional Playoffs

Luis Guzman, Managing Multimedia Editor

November 28, 2014

The women’s soccer team advanced to the third round of the Southern California Regional Playoffs with a 5-0 win over Santa Monica College on Wednesday, Nov. 26. The Falcons held Santa Monica to two shots in both quarters, while the team shot 24 shots the whole game. Nayeli Requejo, forward,...

Frustration looms, men’s soccer looks ahead

Frustration looms, men’s soccer looks ahead

Sebastian Echeverry, Contributor

November 24, 2014

Frustration and confusion flowed through the veins of the men's soccer team on Friday, Nov. 14, as the lead it acquired against El Camino College was vanquished with a goal in the last minutes of the game. The final score ended in a draw with two goals equally shared. This tie ended the Falcons'...

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