Wounded Huskies recover match with late rally

September 22, 2011

By Liliana Marquez The men’s soccer team achieved their fourth consecutive victory this season against San Diego Mesa College last Friday at Weingart Stadium. With a dramatic 3-2 victory, the Huskies played a difficult match where they had trouble gaining control of the ball during the first half and ended the match with two players injured. This was their fourth consecutive victory following their defeat of Taft, in a road…

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Huskies bounce back

By Brigette Ramirez The Huskies earned their first win of the season Saturday night at Glendale by dominating the Glendale College Vaqueros 48-17. The Huskies were hungry for a victory after they had been defeated in the season opener against LA Valley College and their second game against Santa Monica College. The Huskies started down by three early, but were motivated. Huskie wide receiver Carlos Portillo ran a 22 yard…

September 22, 2011
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Gridiron Gang loses to SMC

By Megan Perry The gridiron gang from East Los Angeles College battled the Santa Monica College Corsairs in a hotly contested game that featured four lead changes losing 26 – 20 on Sept. 10. During the last few moments of the game, Quarterback Mike Oliver worked hard at moving the ball down the field and into the end zone.  It didn’t happen quite that way. A few complete passes, negative rushing…

September 16, 2011
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Huskies dominate Hornets

By Liliana Marquez The Men’s Soccer Team defeated the Fullerton College Hornets last Friday at Weingart Stadium in an afternoon full of excitement and goals by the home team. The Huskies were playing their third game of the season and having the advantage of playing as the local team was crucial for their 4-0 victory over Fullerton. After half-time the match turned into a showcase of great touches and finishes…

September 14, 2011
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Cross Country back on track

  By Tadzio Garcia The Huskies opened the season Labor Day weekend at the California State University Fullerton ASICS Cross Country Invitational improving on last year’s times while eyeing the state playoffs. The meet consisted of NCAA Division I, II, and III teams as well as teams from community colleges. Long Beach State won the men’s 8k run while Loyola Marymount University won the women’s 6k race. The women’s team…

September 14, 2011
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Coalition Team thinks inside batter’s box

C/N Oliver Blanco
June 19, 2011

The East Los Angeles College Coalition Team scheduled a softball tournament against Rio Hondo Community College but faced a community team instead on June 11. The Coalition Team, consisting of ELAC and RHCC students, planned to play at Whittier Narrows Park, but the RHCC students forfeited the tournament due to unexpected rain, a few hours before the game. Despite the fact that RHCC had forfeited, a few students did show…

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Badminton shines in finals

By Robert Barrett   Four members of the badminton team competed in the 2011 Badminton State Championships at City College of San Francisco on Friday and Saturday. Diana Su, Lisa Vittayarukskul, Ruth Wei and Leanna Xu flew to Fresno on Thursday night then drove to San Francisco to represent East Los Angeles College in the finals. All four Huskies qualified to play doubles, with Vittayarukskul and Wei forming one pair…

May 23, 2011
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Baseball reflects on season

May 23, 2011

  By Freddy Monares   With the misfortune of not having a home field to practice on, the East Los Angeles College baseball team made the state playoffs with a 22-13 overall record and a 13-8 record in South Coast Conference play. Postseason plans were cut short for the Huskies, losing two week­ends ago in the first round of the playoff series to Palomar College. “We had a shot at…

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Track set for state

May 23, 2011

  By Tadzio Garcia   Two members of the women’s track and field team advanced to the state finals after the team placed 12th in the Southern California Championships last Friday at Mt. San Antonio College. The Huskies scored 27 points, “the most by a women’s Husky team since I’ve been here—1988,” said assis­tant coach Louis Ramirez. Jill Schmidt and Shawnta Barnes, who scored all of ELAC’s points, advanced to…

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Badminton knocks down pins for Japan

By Christopher Yee  Badminton team captain Lisa Vittayarukskul rushed forward across the hardwood just like she’s done in countless matches over the past two seasons at East Los Angeles College. But instead of a birdie flying away from her last Friday night, she unleashed a bright pink bowling ball from her hand. With two weeks off until the Southern Coast Conference indi­vidual playoffs on May 6, the badminton team took…

May 2, 2011
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