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East Los Angeles College runners can overcome defeats

East Los Angeles College runners can overcome defeats

By Tadzio Garcia Defending women’s California Community cross country state champion and East Los Angels College sophomore, Laura Aceves, took second place at the Fourth Annual Rio Hondo Classic Sept. 5 in South El Monte. The men’s team was dealt a blow before the season began. A handful of returning runners for the men’s team will [...]

 
Men’s soccer gets 1-0 upset

Men’s soccer gets 1-0 upset

By Damien Guzman   The East Los Angles College men’s soccer team upset then No. 2-ranked Los Angles Mission College Eagles, 1-0, in a match of CCCAA South Region ranked teams. ELAC is currently ranked 11 in the state. Mission is No. 17-ranked. Mission boasts forward Ericson Penate who was the CCCAA’s third-best top scorer [...]

 

Huskies splash to 16-10 win

By Andrew Ruiz Brandy Macias and the East Los Angeles College women’s water polo team cruised to victory as they beat the Pasadena City College Lancers, 16-10, Sept.10 to open up the 2014-15 season. Macias, a freshman who made her college debut, showed her potential and was an offensive force scoring seven of the Huskies’ [...]

 

Huskies football lose season opener

By Damien Guzman   The East Los Angeles College Football team played sloppy in a 41-0 loss on Sept. 6 at Glendale Community College. A large ELAC contingent for the Huskies was not enough to motivate the team to compete for a win. ELAC quarterbacks starting sophomore Jose Sanchez and backup freshman Michael Ladino combined for three interceptions, [...]

 
Huskies run to All-Meet teams

Huskies run to All-Meet teams

By Tadzio Garcia East Los Angeles College sophomores Laura Aceves and Andres De La Cruz and were named to the 2014 Rio Hondo Cross Country Classic All-Meet Top-10 Teams in the Huskies’ season opener Sept. 5. Defending women’s individual state champion Aceves took second place behind internationally acclaimed Nigerian runner, Aminat Olowora, now a student [...]

 

Olympic hopefuls win top honors

By Tadzio Garcia East Los Angeles College’s long distance runners freshman Laura Aceves and sophomore Gonzalo Ceja each ran top-10 national times in track and field during the 2013-2014 season. For this and other accomplishments, they were recognized with top honors at the ELAC cross country and track and field awards banquet June 26, with [...]

 
Huskies end regular season with 18-match win streak

Huskies end regular season with 18-match win streak

    By Tadzio Garcia In 2008 and 2014, the East Los Angeles College women’s badminton team won a South Coast Conference championship with a sweep of Pasadena City College. Each year ended with their only loss to San Diego City College in the SoCal Regional Finals. The Huskies swept the SCC individual and doubles teams finals both years advancing three singles [...]

 

Huskies soccer prospects add finesse

By Liliana Marquez   After two consecutive seasons without advancing to the playoffs, the 2014 East Los Angeles College men’s soccer team is preparing to challenge its South Coast Conference rivals with an anticipated stronger and renovated team. This year, Head Coach Eddie Flores and his coaching staff prepared themselves and recruited players from local [...]

 
Volleyball looks to improve

Volleyball looks to improve

  By Marcus Camacho The East Los Angeles College women’s volleyball team should improve the upcoming season after a strong recruitment. ELAC has recruited 13 athletes, who have played club volleyball or high school volleyball on the average of at least two years. “We have some players that can play in multiple positions on the floor. [...]

 
East  Los Angeles College building sports dynasty

East Los Angeles College building sports dynasty

  By William Hernandez It has been awhile since the East Los Angeles College Athletic Department has accomplished as much all-around success as they have in 2014. When the regular season concluded for spring sports last month, ELAC had seven teams competing in the California Community College Athletic Association postseason including the swim and dive team [...]