ELAC tight end signs to Division I University

May 24, 2017

By Christina Rodriguez Football’s sophomore tight end Ceejhay French-Love signed this off season with Arizona State University for Fall 2017. “Blessed, I feel blessed. I started to play football when I was 9 years old. Football is my life, it’s what I do, it’s what I love,” said French-Love. Verbally committed to ASU in February, French-Love officially signed with the Sun Devils while on his visit to Tempe, Arizona. The…

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Badminton doubles smash champion moves on

By Francisco Portillo  After winning the first state title in doubles last year, badminton player Jean Buenaflor faced a tough follow-up season. Last season Buenaflor was partnered with Serena Lieu, who she played with since 2013. With Lieu gone, she took on a larger leadership role. She partnered with international student Quan Zhang, which presented an obstacle as the two tried developing chemistry with one another. As a beginner, Zhang…

May 24, 2017
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Men’s soccer looks forward to upcoming season

May 24, 2017

By Jordan Elias  The men’s soccer team’s main goal for the upcoming season is to qualify to playoff, after two season of not doing so. “The goal of this season is to go to Playoff,” said head coach Eddie Flores. “I feel great and ready. I feel like this season more determined players will come to play”, said sophomore forward Luis Alvarado. The overall of the last season was 2-10-9,…

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Women’s soccer have big hopes of to win title

By Stephanie Guevara  After a rough previous season, the women’s soccer seek to rebuild and win their conference division title. “My goal would be to be league champ or be a contender,” head coach Tessa Troglia said. Since the Huskies have never won a conference division title, Troglia said her goal was to make the team a contending team. In the previous season, the Huskies struggled in many areas, but…

May 24, 2017
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Dual threat athlete runs down scholarship

By: Julio Sanchez  Shiloh Jordan is on his way to Chowan University in North Carolina with an athletic scholarship three years after leaving his home and moving to California. At 21, Jordan, realized that if he stayed in Baltimore Maryland, there would be no progress towards his goals in life. “It was an unpleasant situation, where I felt like I wasn’t living up to my full potential. That’s when I…

May 20, 2017
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Softball player heads to the Midwest

By: Kevin Camacho Alexis Lazaro received a softball scholarship to Midland University to study physical therapy after two years of playing at East Los Angeles College. “Once I decided to go to ELAC and play softball here, I knew that was going to happen,” said Lazaro. According to Lazaro, this is the hardest moment in her life. “(The) stress of just transferring (is a lot, because of) the nervousness I…

May 19, 2017
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Walker’s hard work lands him an athletic scholarship

By: Michael Dominguez Sophomore guard Sequan Walker earned a scholarship to California State University of Los Angeles Division II men’s basketball team. Walker was one of four players to average double digit points this season at East Los Angeles College. Walker averaged 13.6 points overall and 16.3 points per game in the South Coast Conference – North. He was one of the key players for ELAC this season who led…

May 19, 2017
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Women’s basketball player signs with Kansas State

May 3, 2017

By Dorany Pineda  When Anastasia Tsybaeva’s was in seventh grade, she stood at five feet ten inches. Despite having never played, her physical education teacher convinced her to join the basketball club. She was the only girl among 40 boys. “After two days I quit because everybody was making fun of me,” Tsybaeva said. “They’re like ‘How are you so tall and you can’t play?’” It wasn’t until her freshman…

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Huskies fall short of qualifying for playoffs

May 3, 2017

By Noe Ortega  Softball ended its season on the right foot, despite not qualifying for the playoffs. East Los Angeles College won their last three games of the season and placed third in the South Coast Conference-North. Sophomores Alexis Lazaro, Griselda Vasquez, Andrea Rocha and Maddie Roberts played their last season for ELAC softball. ELAC’s roster had a total of 14 freshmen that competed this season and hopefully will be…

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Baseballs strenuous season comes to end

May 3, 2017

By Dan Gudino  After a long disappointing season, baseball concluded the 2017 season with a loss at home 4-2, to Cerritos College last Thursday. All season long, Huskies sophomore designated hitter Kyle Francis, performed at high levels and in the season finale he launched a towering homer run to the deepest part of center field in the fourth inning, tying the game at one. The ball would have traveled further,…

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