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Should NCCA athletes get a piece of the cheddar?

Larissa Morales, Staff Writer

February 12, 2014

Living the american dream is on every college student's mind that first day of school. Making money is a huge reason why students choose to go to college and know that it won't be an easy ride to get the degree. Whether you're a student or a student athlete, you still have to work hard in order to succeed. Nothing should be just handed to you. The...

Falcons take down Cerro Coso

Mario Jimenez, Staff Writer

February 12, 2014

The baseball team hosted a non-conference game against the visiting Cerro Coso Coyotes on Friday, Feb. 1 and were victorious with a convincing 9-3 win. Sophomore right handed pitcher Dylan Algra took the mound for the Falcons, coming off a four hit seven shut-out inning performance in his last start of the season. Algra proceeded to pitch seven innin...

Gap mercy rule gives softball team the win

Sebastian Echeverry, Sports Editor

February 12, 2014

Mercy rule was summoned at Nancy Kelly field as the Cerritos College softball team won 10-2 over the Mt. San Antonio College Mounties. “We had to learn how to finish, ” head coach Kodee Murray said, “and they (players) did that today, they did a great job.” The Falcons, for some time, were on a losing streak throughout the first games scheduled. Coach...

Slideshow: Baseball Falcons vs Cerro Coso

Mario Jimenez, Staff Writer

February 10, 2014

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Softball has slow start in season

Daniel Linares, Associate Multimedia Editor

February 4, 2014

Starting off the season with a two game losing streak and an upcoming game on Wednesday, head coach Kodee Murray finds that this season has, “a lot of freshmen in key positions.” With freshman in positions that are not typically awarded to them, this year will have challenges up ahead, but there is no doubt, they can overcome them. Murray said...

Falcons pitcher Dylan Algra delivers a pitch during the host Falcons 4-0 shutout win over the Citrus Owls on Saturday February 1st, 2014Photo credit: Mario Jimenez

Second game for men’s baseball proves victorious

February 3, 2014

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 rig...

Men’s basketball wins at El Camino-Compton

Jessica Pacheco

February 2, 2014

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 the opposing team to take the first points, but...

Falcons win at Pasadena

Akeem Ivory, Associate Sports Editor

January 31, 2014

As the men's basketball team's shot difference was one between throughout the team, the battle of the boards made the real difference as Cerritos College out rebounded Pasadena 55-38 as sophomore forward TJ Taylor lead with 12. The idea of getting to the line with certainty was addressed by head coach Russell May, and his staff. The order given ...

Road to fourth win denied

Akeem Ivory, Associate Sports Editor

January 31, 2014

In the end the deciding factor for the women's basketball game was the turnover caused by the Falcons, as the ball was thrown 29 times either through bad shots, sloppy ball handling and just through the lack of help some of the players were getting when doubled, which led to the team's 59-42 loss to the Lancers Wednesday, Jan. 29. From the start...

The tight win against College of the Canyons Thursday proved difficult batting wise for the Falcons, sopomore infielder, Jose Ramero, makes contact with the ball and prepares to run to first.Photo credit: Daniel Linares

Falcons win first game of the season

January 31, 2014

Starting off its season on a good note, the Cerritos College baseball team managed to earn a win against College of the Canyons...

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