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Women’s volleyball hopeful for season with team growth

Women’s volleyball hopeful for season with team growth

Carlos Ruiz, Sports Editor

August 21, 2018

After going 2-20 the previous year, women's volleyball are on the road searching for a better season outcome. Head coach Kari Hemmerling is excited to hop into the new season with the team almost doubling in size. Last season there were only 10 players to the team, this time around Hemmerling has...

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...

What does Volleyball Mean To You? | Talon Marks Podcast

Alan Leyva, Staff Writer

November 24, 2014

  Staff Writer Alan Leyva picks the brain of two volleyball players to get a better feel about the game they play....

Volleyball snaps six-game win streak against El Camino

Armando Jacobo, Sports Editor

October 30, 2014

The women's volleyball team snapped its six-game win streak by a final tally of 18-25, 20-25, 10-25 against visiting El Camino College on Oct. 29. The Falcons (9-7, 6-2) opened the game matching the Warriors (16-2, 8-0) point-for-point through the first game. It wasn’t until the second game where...

Conference play continues against ELAC

Armando Jacobo, Sports Editor

October 14, 2014

Despite sitting with an overall losing record of 5-6, the volleyball team heads into East Los Angeles College with renewed confidence as it has also earned a 2-1 conference record. Head coach Teresa Velasquez-Ortega has reiterated fundamentals in the team’s play and talked about fine tuning some...

Volleyball opens first dig pink rally game with a win

Volleyball opens first dig pink rally game with a win

Alan Leyva, Staff Writer

October 9, 2014

A straight 3-0 sweep secured a victory for the volleyball team against Pasadena City College at home Wednesday, Oct. 8. This is the first time Cerritos notched a victory against Pasadena since the 2006 season, per Cerritos Falcons. The Cerritos College volleyball team now has a 4-6 record. Lisa...

Volleyball motivated by Dig Pink Rally

Armando Jacobo

September 30, 2014

As October approaches, people often prepare for upcoming Halloween weekend festivities. Most overlook the fact that October represents Breast Cancer Awareness Month, an annual campaign to increase awareness of the disease. The Cerritos College volleyball team will be participating in the Dig Pi...

Late rotations, communication a factor in volleyball’s defeat

Late rotations, communication a factor in volleyball’s defeat

Katherine Grijalva, Arts Editor

September 24, 2014

The women's volleyball team's lack of communication cost it a 3-2 loss against Riverside on Wednesday, Sept. 24, at 5 p.m. inside Falcon Gymnasium. The Falcons started by dominating the game with a 10-3 score within the first 10 minutes of the game. The team demonstrated its useful tactics against...

Volleyball going for a split record against Riverside

Volleyball going for a split record against Riverside

Armando Jacobo, Sports Editor

September 24, 2014

Through seven games thus far in the season, the Cerritos College volleyball team is lacking consistency as it looks to play in its home opener. After splitting the first two games and falling one game below .500 after the Cerritos Tournament, the Falcons realize that something has to give. “That...

One final home outing

Denny Cristales, Sports Editor

November 19, 2013

Falling short of head coach Teresa Velasquez's expectations and missing the playoffs, the volleyball team will conclude its season Wednesday at home against Los Angeles Harbor College. “I was thinking we were going to make the playoffs because we have a good team. Through the transition of play...

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