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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Sports Briefs

Football The football team demolished Los Angeles Southwest College 71-13 to win its second straight game. During the win-streak, the team has outscored its opponents 120-20. The next game will be against West Los Angeles College on Oct. 28, 6 p.m. at Weingart Stadium.   Cross country Woman’s cross country’s best finisher was Sylvia Calvache at the Mount San Antonio Invite, coming in 41 of 125 runners with a finishing…

October 18, 2017
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Volleyball cruises to victory, wins all three sets

October 18, 2017

By Noe Ortega With a clean sweep, East Los Angeles College defeated Rio Hondo College in consecutive set wins, 25-19, 25-22, and 25-16 at home on Friday. This was the Huskies first win in the South-Coast Conference-North play with a record of 1-2. The Huskies were persistent throughout each set. After taking the lead, they made it difficult for Rio Hondo to get back in the game ELAC had moments…

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Huskies come up short to top-ranked Cerritos College

October 18, 2017

By Stephanie Guevara In an aggravated clash where men’s soccer saw three red cards, East Los Angeles College lost 3-1 to Cerritos College yesterday at the Weingart Stadium. In minute 86 of the game, ELAC sophomore fullback Jorge Mejia committed a foul on Cerritos freshman midfielder Alberto Carrillo when both fought for the ball in the air in the keeper’s area. The foul resulted in a penalty kick that angered…

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Women’s soccer routed in conference game

October 11, 2017

By Stephanie Guevara A lack of offensive presence and a defensive lapse caused Women’s soccer to lose, 7-0, to Chaffey College on Friday at Weingart Stadium. “Chaffey freshman forward Nicole Downing opens the score after an encounter with ELAC freshman goalkeeper Adriana Huerta, where Huerta was unable to stop the ball from going inside. “We struggled in knowing when they were going to make through balls. “We were beat on…

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Men’s soccer fights back to tie the game

October 11, 2017

By Noe Ortega Men’s soccer tied 4-4 with a last-minute goal by freshman defender Salvador Alvarez on Friday in a South Coast Conference-North match at home against Chaffey College. In  minute 92, East Los Angeles College had a corner kick where freshman Chaffey goalkeeper Alex Fonseca misplayed the ball, and it slipped past the defense, leaving Alvarez to score. “We came out over-confident. We were on a winning streak and…

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