Softball wins fifth game in a row

By Gabriela Gutierrez  East Los Angeles College’s softball team won its fifth game in a row, after defeating Long Beach City College 3 – 1 at Mayfair Park on Thursday.  ELAC has won two out of the three games in conference against LBCC.  They will try for a season sweep of LBCC on April 2.  Irene Dorado, freshman infielder, started the game with a strike out and was followed by…

March 12, 2020
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Men’s basketball scrapes, claws their way into final eight

March 12, 2020

 BY ANDREW AYALA  Staff Writer  East Los Angeles College men’s basketball continues its win streak into the elite eight after a nail-biting 68-65 victory over Allan Hancock College on Saturday at the men’s gym.  The eight teams left in the California Community College Athletic Association championship are: ELAC, Santa Rosa Junior College, Riverside City College, City College of San Francisco, College of the Sequoias, Santiago Canyon College, Los Angeles Valley…

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Sports ranked by concussions and injuries

By Alejandro Ambriz There is always a chance athletes can be injured during competition, no matter how good the players are or if precautions are followed to the letter.  An analysis by Quotewizard that looked at National Safety Council data on sports related injuries from 2010 to 2017 provides insight as to which sports are more dangerous among 15-24 year olds.  This three-minute read ranked sports in three charts based…

March 3, 2020
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Athletics Department refutes Campus News opinion

By Cerwin D. Haynes of the Athletics Department A Response to the Campus New Editorial We here at East Los Angeles College Athletics would like to take a few moments to respond to an op-ed piece in the December 6th edition of the Campus News. Before we start, there’s a few things we’d like to point out: We appreciate our students using their voice to express their opinions and exercise…

March 3, 2020
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Softball loses three in a row, but still fourth in SCC

By Noe Ortega East Los Angeles College softball starts off the 2020 season ranked fourth in the South Coast Conference with seven wins and five losses.  Despite losing three consecutive games against El Camino, Mount San Antonio and Pasadena City College, Huskie softball still has a long season ahead.  ELAC was behind undefeated Mt. SAC in the SCC, but with yesterday’s 8-4 loss to PCC, the Huskies dropped down to…

March 3, 2020
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Astros got off way too easy for cheating

By Sonny Tapia The punishment for the Houston Astros’ sign-stealing scandal in the 2017 World Series Championship was harsh but not harsh enough. The sign-stealing scandal was an investigation into the Astros’ organization for relaying stolen signs to hitters during the World Series against the Los Angeles Dodgers. The organization was fined $5 million, which is the maximum that can be given to a team, along with the loss of…

March 2, 2020
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