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Falcon basketball’s Jason Carter inks with four-year university

Falcon basketball’s Jason Carter inks with four-year university

Malik Smith and Jah-Tosh Baruti

May 21, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Online Exclusive, Online Exclusives, Sports, Sports Features

Cerritos College men’s basketball forward Jason Carter signed to Lindsey Wilson University on May 15. The university he will be attending is a National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics school in Kentucky. Lindsey Wilson University gave Carter a three year scholarship to the program, where...

Hope for Jonathan Guzman, after signing with local university

Hope for Jonathan Guzman, after signing with local university

Malik Smith and Jah-Tosh Baruti

May 21, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Online Exclusive, Online Exclusives, Sports, Sports Features

Falcons’ men’s basketball player Jonathon Guzman signed to Hope International University on May 16. He will suit up for the Royals for the next two seasons. Hope is a National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics Division 1 University and a private Christian school. The Royals play in...

Talon Marks’ Athletes of the Semester – Spring 2018

Jah-Tosh Baruti

May 16, 2018


Filed under Baseball, Basketball, Men's Sports, Softball, Sports, Swimming, Tennis, Track & Field, Women's Sports

Men’s basketball Demetrius Thomas Demetrius Thomas averaged 17 points, eight rebounds, two steals and a block per game for the Falcons and lead the team to the Final Four. For his individual play in the tournament, he was named to the California Community College Athletic Association All State Championship Tournament team, a rare acco...

Falcons suffer playoff defeat at the claws of the Cougars

Falcons suffer playoff defeat at the claws of the Cougars

Malik Smith and Cesar Villa

May 16, 2018


Filed under Softball, Sports, Women's Sports

The Cerritos Falcons played against the College of the Canyons Cougars for their opening game of the Southern California Regional Playoffs on May 4, resulting in a 12-4 loss. The Falcons let the game get away from them in the later innings leading to a defeat in just six innings to the Cougars. Head...

Falcons’ baseball team advance to Super Regional Final

Falcons’ baseball team advance to Super Regional Final

Carlos Ruiz

May 11, 2018


Filed under Baseball, Men's Sports, Sports

In the first round of the Southern California Regional Playoffs, the Falcons' baseball team swept the series 2-0 against the Los Angeles Pierce College Brahamas.Following the last game that won the series against Pierce College on May 5, the Falcons who are now 31-11 overall in the season, will host...

Shmackem: Paul George coming home to the Los Angeles Lakers?

Shmackem: Paul George coming home to the Los Angeles Lakers?

Jah-Tosh Baruti

April 25, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Columns, Men's Sports, Shmackem, Slideshows, Sports

With his team on the verge of elimination from the first round of the playoffs, Paul George, 6-foot-9 swingman for the National Basketball Association’s Oklahoma City Thunder will surely elect to come home and sign with the Los Angeles Lakers. George will be a free agent at the end of the 2017-18...

Falcons’ baseball take down Long Beach City College 14-0 in the last game of the season series

Falcons’ baseball take down Long Beach City College 14-0 in the last game of the season series

Carlos Ruiz

April 25, 2018


Filed under Baseball, Men's Sports, Sports

The Cerritos College baseball team won in a 14-0 shutout against the Long Beach City College Vikings closing out the series 2-1. The Falcons have obtained a share of the South Coast Conference South Division Title. This is the first conference title since the 2014 regular season for the Falcons. The...

Women’s and men’s tennis team’s end regular season on win streaks

Jah-Tosh Baruti

April 18, 2018


Filed under Men's Sports, Sports, Tennis, Women's Sports

Cerritos College’s women’s and men’s tennis team’s enter the playoffs both as No. 1 seeds, after strong regular seasons. The women’s tennis team capped off the 2017-18 regular season with 19 straight victories, in rout to a 21-1 overall record (6-0 division play).While the men’s ...

Falcons’ softball struggle to score after second inning in loss

Jah-Tosh Baruti and Malik Smith

April 16, 2018


Filed under Softball, Sports, Women's Sports

The Cerritos College softball team found it difficult to score after the second inning, leading to an 8-4 loss at home versus Long Beach City College Vikings on April 12. With the loss the Falcons lose the season series 2-1 against the Vikings. The team is now 18-13 (6-4 in division play). After...

Shmackem: NBA Playoffs round one shmackin’ predictions

Jah-Tosh Baruti

April 13, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Online Exclusive, Online Exclusives, Shmackem, Sports

The National Basketball Association Playoffs - 2018 kickoff on April 14, as the battle for the Larry O’brien Trophy begins in the first round, between eight teams each in two conferences in a best of seven showdown. Embed from Getty Imageswindow.gie=window.gie||function(c){(gie.q=gie.q||[]).push(...

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