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Slideshows: Cerritos vs Mt. San Jacinto

Mario Jimenez, Staff Writer

February 24, 2014

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Slideshows: Falcons vs Ventura

Mario Jimenez, Staff Writer

February 24, 2014

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Falcons rally for win at home

Mario Jimenez, Staff Writer

February 20, 2014

The Cerritos Falcons softball team earned their fifth win of the season on Wednesday, Feb. 19 by a final score of 4-2 against the visiting Ventura College Pirates. Sophomore pitcher Kat Flores pitched a complete game for Cerritos to earn her first win of the year. Flores finished the game giving up seven hits, two runs (one earned) and a lone strikeout. ...

While the rest of the school is reviewed for accreditation, Cerritos' athletics will not be reviewed for another four years. According to Daniel Smith, the last time the athletics were reviewed, Cerritos received good points throughout the examination.Photo credit: Sebastian Echeverry

Accreditation for sports has its own rules

February 20, 2014

While the school's class rooms undergoes its accreditation, the fields, courts and pools get a different test. "A different type...

A back-to-back night for cancer

Denny Cristales, News Editor

February 17, 2014

Double header night raises funds for cancer In a back-to-back night for both the men and women’s basketball teams, came away with both a win and a loss, respectively, all while raising funds for cancer Friday, Feb. 14 at home.  Freshman guard, Austin Pope said, “A lot of people came out and supported us for our last home game. I...

Falcons snap two game losing streak

Mario Jimenez, Staff Writer

February 17, 2014

Cerritos College baseball team was victorious at home by a score of 10-6 against the visiting Mt. San Jacinto Eagles on Thursday, Feb. 13. The Falcons came into the game looking to snap a two game losing streak. The Falcons sent right handed pitcher and outfielder, Kyle Carpenter, to the mound. Carpenter battled through five and two thirds of an inning, giving up f...

Possible first gay NFL player

Akeem Ivory, Associate Sports Editor

February 17, 2014

Well this could become reality for one NFL hopeful Michael Sam who on Sunday, Feb. 9,2014 announced his sexual orientation to the world via ESPN. This was only a matter of time that the door of separation between heterosexual and homosexual in Men’s sports was broken, there was time that the wall of segregation between black and white athlete ...

So, no fear at Sochi?

Larissa Morales, Staff Writer

February 13, 2014

There's no way of telling what is going to happen in Sochi for the next couple weeks with the 2014 Winter Olympic games being played there. America already has received threats of attacks on Americans who go to Sochi and it's really unsafe for to have our American Olympians there right now. In the midst of a war that still isn't over, Americans...

Falcons crushed by Pirates

Mario Jimenez, Staff Writer

February 12, 2014

The Cerritos Falcons baseball team suffered a 9-3 home loss to the Ventura Pirates. On Tuesday Feb. 11, the lopsided loss was the second in a row for the Falcons, who lost on the road. Despite the loss, there were still a few bright spots in the game for the Falcons, who dropped to 3-3 on the season with the loss. Outfielder Kenton McDonald talks...

Review: Superbowl XLVIII

Gustavo Lopez, Copy Editor

February 12, 2014

The Seattle Seahawks went in as the underestimated underdogs and came out the grand champions of the Superbowl. Their opponents, the Denver Broncos, have magnificent defense, but it seemed as if their defense was on their day off. The game started at a quick pace; twelve seconds into the game Peyton Manning failed to catch a spiked ball, giving...

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