Softball looks forward to upcoming seaon

By Rogelio Alvarez The softball team aims for success through hard work and preparation for the upcoming 2016-17 season. “Our plans are always to be competitive. The goal of this program is to always make (the) postseason. I think this team is definitely capable of that,” East Los Angeles College head coach Erika Blanco said. The Huskies strive for not just making the postseason, but also winning the South Coast…

December 7, 2016
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Badminton seeks another successful season

By Francisco Portillo The badminton team is looking to continue their success from last season. Two members of the team, Jean Buenaflor and Serena Lieu, won the first state doubles team title in school history at the California Community College Athletic Association’s Badminton State Individual Championships. Of the two, only Buenaflor is returning to the team as a captain for the upcoming season to continue the high level of play…

December 7, 2016
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Women’s basketball wins with buzzer-beating shot

By Dan Gudino Women’s basketball continued its stellar play on Sunday with a tournament-winning, buzzer-beating shot by sophomore center Gloria Ortiz, against Palomar College, to win 72-70, in the 33rd Annual Lady Charger Classic held at Cypress College. East Los Angeles College, still undefeated in 2016 at 9-0, captured its third tournament this season with a last second scramble for a loose ball that ELAC sophomore guard Katrina Reeves dove…

December 7, 2016
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Volleyball ends disappointing season with win

By Jerry Flores Volleyball team’s struggling season came to an end last Thursday, finishing with a 9-14 overall record. Individuals did well statistically, but the team won 1-8 conference games and did not make it to the post season play. “When we were on the court there was no communication, and we got all frustrated. We had the skills to win, but we didn’t get the results because there was no…

November 29, 2016
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Cross country falls short at state championships

By Francisco Padilla Freshman runners Martin Perez and Grecia Estrada, competed in the California Community College Athletics Association State Championships tournament in Woodward Park, Fresno this past weekend. Perez placed 80th out of 206 in the men’s race with a time of 21:46. Estrada placed 144th out of 199 in the women’s race with a time of 21:34. Perez was the only qualifier from this year’s men’s Cross Country team,…

November 29, 2016
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Setbacks hold men’s soccer team down

  By Noe Ortega  The  Men’s Soccer team struggled to find team chemistry throughout the season leading them to a record 2-10-9. Men’s soccer had a team that had what it took to be a competitive team, unfortunately they had setbacks like injuries, dropped players, and referees not making good calls. Players were a problem to the team because they expected to have a different team before all these setbacks…

November 29, 2016
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Football season wrap up

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November 22, 2016

by Israel Moreno The football team had a very successful season this year with a 9­2 record and won the American Metro Conference champion title and won the Patriotic bowl. Coach Andrew Tree said winning the conference championship was the biggest accomplishment they reached this season. Recruiting and training really hard are some of the ways they will be preparing for next season. “I think it’s been great we went…

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Football ends season with a dominate performance in Patriotic Bowl

By Dan Gudino The East Los Angele College football team capped off the 2016 season with a dominate performance in the Patriotic Bowl, at College of the Desert, winning 63-37 on Saturday. Family members, fans, and school administration gathered at midfield with players to hoist its first bowl victory trophy since 2011. “We believed in him (ELAC Head Coach Bobby Godinez) 100 percent of the time. the whole entire time,…

November 20, 2016
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Men’s soccer ends season in loss

November 17, 2016

By Stephanie Guevara Men’s soccer ended its season with a bitter 6-1 loss on the road to Mt. San Antonio College on Friday. East Los Angeles College’s only goal was scored in the 65th minute by sophomore winger Luis Alvarado. “It’s difficult to say that our season wasn’t great, but overall we tried our best and maybe our best wasn’t enough. People out there know we tried. They know we…

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Men’s Soccer ends in tie despite changes

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November 9, 2016

By Gustavo Buenrostro A change to the men’s soccer team dynamic came too late in the season as East Los Angeles College ended in a tie against Pasadena City College yesterday. While ELAC played well and was able to set up plays for shots on goal, the team could not execute to score. This is the problem that has been affecting the team all season. “We dominated the second half,…

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