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Upcoming changes in athletic eligibility and impact to students

December 14, 2014

The California Community College Athletic Association is expecting to change the requirements for student-athletes. As a result,...

Volleyball falls short of playoffs again for sixth consecutive year

Monica Gallardo, Sports Copy Editor

December 8, 2014

Despite ending the season with an overall record of 14-8 and 11-3 in the South Coast Conference, the women's volleyball team was left out of the playoffs, increasing their postseason-less years to six. Right side hitter Tisha Lenon said, “I feel like it wasn’t fair, but I see why we were left out. We did get second in conference which is really...

Forward Nayeli Requejo drives the ball against a Santiago Canyon defender in the CCCAA State Champioship game. Requejo would win the Most Valuable Player award.

The Falcons three-peat in a win over the Hawks

December 8, 2014

Cerritos College shutout Santiago Canyon with goals from Nayeli Requejo and Jazmin Aguas to win their third State Championship in a row on...

Defender Christian Hernandez maneuvers away from Mt. SAC midfielder Juan Ortega in the CCCAA State Championship game.

Men’s soccer state champions, Johnson crucial in win

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...

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 up, sending the game into overtime. Ruben Gonzalez,...

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 for his team to handle emotionally but overall it...

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, who are ranked first in the women's North Region,...

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 first in the North region. In the previous game,...

Director Richardson discusses cross country season

Denny Cristales, Editor-in-Chief

December 2, 2014

The following is a Q&A session with Track and Field and Cross Country Director, Christopher Richardson. Explain to me as a director, how it was to see the cross country program develop for this season. This season was kind of interesting, seeing that it was (head coach) Bryan Ramos’ first year. So, it’s always hard when you have to tran...

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 round of the Southern Calif. Regional Playoffs...

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