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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Sports Briefs

Volleyball Volleyball improved to 10-8 overall, after beating Chaffey College 3-1 in sets played. This was thier second win in a row.   Water Polo Water Polo won 14-13 on the road against Rio Hondo Wednesday, to go 6-10 overall on the season. Freshman Amy Cervantes contributed 6 points in the victory. Cross Country Grecia Estrada placed in the top 10 among community college women and men’s cross country finished…

October 25, 2017
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Women’s soccer comeback falls short against El Camino

October 25, 2017

By Noe Ortega Women’s soccer fell short to El Camino College after a second half comeback attempt ended in a loss on Friday. “Today was kind of a setback because we’ve been building on momentum in the past couple of games and in this one I think it was just the first goal that we were so caught up surprised that we just put our heads down, there was no…

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Disallowed goal contributes to loss

October 25, 2017

By Noe Ortega A disallowed goal by the referee and men’s soccer’s lack of offensive presence, resulted in an away loss, 2-1, to El Camino College on Friday. “We played horrible. This is the worst we’ve ever played out of seven games,” sophomore midfielder William Morse said. In minute 76, the Huskies had a goal disallowed after a corner kick from Morse was crossed into the penalty box, that sophomore…

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