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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Husky softball continues to struggle

April 18, 2018

By Stephanie Guevara Defensive errors from both teams resulted in a softball 4-2 loss against Mount San Antonio College on Thursday at home. As a result of a defensive lapse from both teams, it wasn’t clear who the winner would be until the end. After East Los Angeles College failed to turn the game to its favor and Mt. Sac regained momentum with a two-run home run in the seventh…

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Upcoming Games

Softball Softball looks to improve its record tomorrow when it faces Mount San Antonio College at home in a South Coast Conference-North match at 3 pm. Track and Field  The Track and Field team competitors look to break personal records in the Twighlight Open tournament that will be held all day at California State University, Los Angeles. Women’s Swimming and Diving   Womenís Swimming and Diving will compete in the…

April 11, 2018
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Badminton player seeks new journey

By Christian Horta Only one badminton player at East Los Angeles College is hispanic and she wants to make the team more diverse. Bianca Ortega is  the only  badminton team player that isn’t asian, which makes her feel slightly isolated. “I’m not super best friends with everyone.  I’d say it’s in the middle since I really don’t share any classes with them, I only see them during practice,” said Ortega….

April 11, 2018
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ELAC softball collapses

April 11, 2018

By Noe Ortega East Los Angeles College softball was dominated by Pasadena City College in a 8-3 loss at home yesterday. After yesterday’s defeat, the Huskies are now 3-4 in the South Coast Conference-North and sit in the fourth spot of the table. PCC began and finished the game with the same intensity that made it difficult for ELAC to get base hits. In the bottom of the fourth inning,…

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Sweep puts baseball in playoff position

April 11, 2018

By Noe Ortega East Los Angeles College baseball swept Rio Hondo College in a three-game series after a 9-3 win away on Saturday. The Huskies won both away games, first with a 6-4 win last Tuesday and again on Saturday to complete the sweep against Rio. ELAC won its home game on Thursday to win the second game of the series against Rio after a close 4-3 win. ELAC and…

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Badminton wins its first game

March 27, 2018

By Kevin Camargo Badminton defeated Compton College 17-4 on Friday to get its first win of the season and improve its record to 1-2. “The team didn’t give up, so that’s good. They didn’t feel they were going to (be) 0-3,” said East Los Angeles College head coach Qui Nguy. Nguy said he believes that his team did well, aside from having a young team. “We need to work on…

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Extra innings end win streak

March 27, 2018

By Jerry Flores  After 10 innings, Huskies baseball lost another South Coast Conference-North game at home against Los Angeles Harbor College 4-3 In the top of the tenth inning, with a player on third base, Harbor sophomore designated hitter David Ramirez smashed the ball to centerfield where freshman outfielder Eddie Zavala, who stole third base, scored the winning run for Harbor. “We stayed in the system we have planned against…

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Softball recover after conference loss

March 27, 2018

By Noe Ortega   Softball won its 10th game of the season after a 8-4 victory against Compton College yesterday at home. The Huskies extended their lead in the bottom of the sixth inning after a run batted in double from freshman infielder Julie Granadeno. Sophomore infielder Jessica Hernandez and sophomore outfielder Monne’t Manning scored East Los Angeles College’s last runs of the game. “We all have that confidence. We’re…

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