Future Husky quarterback prepares for new challenges

BY GUADALUPE GONZALEZ Incoming Husky and Montebello High School quarterback Gabriel Tapia played his last high school football game on  Friday against  Schurr High School in Montebello. After ending his high school football career with a win,Tapia will be join the Huskies this upcoming 2018-2019 football season.“Gabriel is going to bring great leadership, a lot of great work ethic to the school, and is someone to lead by example,” Montebello…

May 16, 2018
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Softball season ends despite positive record

May 2, 2018

By Noe Ortega Husky softball ended its season with a positive 21-17 record, but fell short of making playoffs. East Los Angeles College softball had its best season since the 2013-14 season where they finished 29-11 overall and won the South Coast Conference as well. Since then ELAC has ended its season with negative records like 15-21, 17-21 and 18-22. Out of the 21 players on this season’s roster, 11…

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Badminton prepares for individual tournament

May 2, 2018

By Noe Ortega Husky badminton ended its regular season with a double-header away win against Compton City College 12-3 and 13-2 last Wednesday. Although the Huskies ended their season strong, Compton was the only school that East Los Angeles College was able to defeat out of the three other teams faced. Due to ELAC’s late arrival, both teams agreed to play up to 15 points instead of 21. The Huskies…

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Husky baseball aims toward playoffs

May 2, 2018

By Jerry Flores Husky baseball won its second game of a three-game series against Mount  San Antonio College at home on Thursday 7-4. East Los Angeles College will faceoff  Saddleback College in a three-game series on Friday and Saturday away in the California Community College Athletics Association Southern California Regional post season. The Huskies ended their season 13-9 in the South Coast Conference North-play and 23-17 overall. In the bottom…

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Husky forward Williams signs with Boise for fall transfer

May 2, 2018

By Vicky Nguyen It was summer, and Roderick Williams was fifteen years old on the first day he picked up a basketball. He played basketball for a couple of hours that day with friends in his backyard. They ended up playing every day for the rest of the summer. Williams, now 20 years old, is a small forward for East Los Angeles College and has been awarded player of the…

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ELAC athletic trainer earns Doctorate

April 25, 2018

By Susan Lorenzana East Los Angeles College athletic trainer Diane Stankevitz earned her Doctorate degree in athletic training from the University of Idaho, last year. Stankevitz received her Bachelor’s Degree in physiological science from the University of California, Los Angeles and her Master’s Degree in kinesiology from California State University, Long Beach. Stankevitz said that she could not pass the opportunity to receive her doctorate in two years. She went…

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Softball loss threatens playoff hopes

April 25, 2018

By Noe Ortega Lack of hits caused East Los Angeles College softball’s second consecutive loss,2-1, against Pasadena City College at Robinson Park on Monday. Prior to Monday’s loss, the Huskies lost their last home game of the season on Friday against Cerritos College 10-4. PCC dominated ELAC the last time they collided but the Huskies came into this game knowing that they needed a win to make it to playoffs….

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Husky baseball aims for playoffs

April 25, 2018

By Jerry Flores Husky baseball won its second consecutive game against El Camino College last Thursday at home with a final score of 8-4. Losing by two runs, the Huskies offense started to work in the bottom of the fifth inning when sophomore infielder Matthew Sosa smashed the ball to the rightfield allowing Freshmen outfielder Brandon Acosta to score the run for East Los Angeles College. Freshman designated hitter Grant…

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Huskies Sports Update: Track and Field

Men’s East Los Angeles CollegeTrack and Field competed in the Twilight Open tournament that was held at California State University, Los Angeles from Thursday to Friday. In the eighth event held, freshman Steven Garcia finished second in the Men’s 1500 meter run with a time of 4:38.33. Garcia also competed in the Men’s 800 meter dash and placed third with a time of 2:11.58. Freshman Joshua Cardenas also competed in…

April 18, 2018
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Baseball in playoff position despite conference loss

April 18, 2018

By Jorge Vazquez East Los Angeles College baseball lost its third game of a three-game series at home to Pasadena City College 6-3 on Saturday. ELAC lost the series 2-1 after Saturday’s loss and last Tuesday’s 9-5 loss at home. The Huskies managed to win their only away game of the series 3-0 at Brookside Parks Jackie Robinson Memorial Field on Thursday. Despite last weeks losses, ELAC is still second…

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