Men’s Soccer playoff bound despite losing three in a row

November 15, 2017

By Stephanie Guevara Despite losing a decisive match against El Camino Compton Center 0-1, men’s soccer will return to the playoffs after a three-year absence. The Huskies have lost the last three consecutive games in the same fashion. Despite the losses, men’s soccer’s previous record helped them advance to playoffs. Throughout the season, not scoring in key moments have anguished East Los Angeles College, and Friday’s game wasn’t the exception….

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Volleyball spikes Rio Hondo College on the road

November 15, 2017

By Joe Dargan Volleyball dominated at Rio Hondo College on Friday, winning three straight sets 25-23, 25-13 and 25-16, respectively. With a shutout against Rio a month ago, East Los Angeles College coach Elliot Walker didn’t want to take this game lightly. “I take every game as if it’s a new one. Since we played them last, they’ve made some changes and we’ve made some changes.  We have to see…

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Football shuts out Glendale, wins five straight to end season

November 15, 2017

By Joe Dargan The Huskies put together a defensive masterpiece on the road, shutting out Glendale College 31-0 on Saturday. Coming from a four-game winning streak, East Los Angeles College began with a steady ground attack. Sophomore running back Toure Wallace ran for 30 yards on the first two plays of the game. Freshman quarterback Philip Tran kept the football for a two-yard run and then handed it off to…

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ELAC playoff hopes crushed after close loss to Pasadena City College

November 15, 2017

By Noe Ortega A second-half goal and a lack of finishing was enough for East Los Angeles College to fall 1-0 to Pasadena City College on Friday at home. With two loses and a tie in their last three outings, the Huskies have not won a game since October 24 against Long Beach College. ELAC is now 5-10-3 overall and are officially out of playoff contention in the South Coast…

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Defensive woes continue for men’s soccer

By Stephanie Guevara Defensive mistakes and frustration continued to hold men’s soccer back in Friday’s game, resulting in a 3-2 loss against Pasadena City College at Weingart Stadium. East Los Angeles College started the game offensively strong, having two shots on goal in the first eight minutes. Not scoring in key moments, however, backfired on the team. In the 18th minute of the game, PCC freshman midfielder Romio Sislian scored…

November 15, 2017
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Volleyball comes up short against PCC

November 15, 2017

By Kevin Camargo Volleyball lost at home on Friday, after falling 2-3 against Pasadena City College. East Los Angeles College won the  1st and third set, 25-17 and 25-17, respectively. PCC won the second, fourth and fifth set, 19-25, 23-25 and 9-15. “Today’s game was about redemption. We had to come in and redeem our level of play from the first time we played them,” ELAC head coach Elliott Walker…

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Garfield High wins Classic for eight year streak

By Kevin Camargo Garfield takes the East Los Angeles Classic game. For  the eighth time in a row, the Garfield High School Bulldogs defeated the Roosevelt High School Rough RIders, 34-14, in the 83rd annual East LA Classic. Roosevelt dominated the first quarter of the game, with the score 7-0 leaving Garfield without any points. Garfield had many dropped passes, flags and a high snap that gave Roosevelt good field position….

November 5, 2017
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Team lacks consistency in key moments

November 5, 2017

By Stephanie Guevara A defensive lapse in the second half left men’s soccer short of a victory against Mount San Antonio College, resulting in a 3-0 lost on Friday. East Los Angeles College began the game strong, beating Mt. Sac in quickness at moments in the wings. Defensive errors however, distorted ELAC’s flow and Mt. Sac took advantage. In minute 28 of the game, Mt.Sac sophomore midfielder Sam Ponting took the…

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Saturday nights, family affair

November 5, 2017

By Stephanie Guevara Every weekend since August, freshman quarterback Phillip Tran’s family hasn’t minded driving six hours from San Jose to Los Angeles to attend his football games. “The traveling never crossed my mind. It’s a matter of being there no matter where my son is. I will give up anything to not miss any of his games,” Phillip’s father Nathan said. The Tran family decided to devote every weekend of…

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Huskies destroy West Los Angeles College on Alumni Night

November 5, 2017

By Joe Dargan Along with the fun night of food and drinks, the Football team extended its winning streak to three. ELAC defeated divisional rival West Los Angeles College 35-17 on Alumni Night in the final home game of the season. Before the game began the Alumni Association hosted its inaugural pre-game watch party at the ELAC Garden to give previous East Los Angeles College attendees a unique game-viewing experience. The…

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