Rio Hondo takes down ELAC wrestling team

By Rodolfo Trujillo Under dim lighting and drowned-out by the opposing fans, Husky wrestlers were overworked in a 30-12 loss to Rio Hondo on Thursday. The Huskies struggled and were very close on several matches, winning one by pin-fall. ELAC Coach Ralph Valle told his players after the meet, “I thought we won the first two matches,” referring to calls that the referee made that he felt were in error. Those…

October 13, 2011
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Soccer gets first conference win

By Liliana Marquez The men’s soccer team defeated Pasadena City College last week at Weingart Stadium by a final score of 3-1. It was the Huskies first win in South Coast Conference play. With Head Coach Eddie Flores back, East Los Angeles College was looking for their first victory after losing their previous match at Mt. San Antonio College, 1-0. It was a frustrating game as the Huskies had a lot…

October 13, 2011
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Runner presses for gold

  By: Tadzio Garcia Johana Ceja is a first-generation, American born of Mexican immigrant parents and has sacrificed a lot to pursue her dream. Ceja has a full schedule. She attends East Los Angeles College full-time, works to help support her family, works on keeping up last semester’s 3.0 GPA. and is one of the top cross country community college runners in California. Ceja has earned a spot on top-14…

October 13, 2011
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Cross country earns four titles

By Tadzio Garcia Husky runners posted their personal best times at the Rio Hondo Invitational, helping the cross country team to victory last Friday. For the first time in recent years, both the men’s and women’s team won team championship titles at a regular season meet. Thirteen Huskies ran and 12 of those ran the best times of their careers. Eight Huskies were named to the Invitational’s top 10 teams. Johana…

October 12, 2011
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Women’s soccer earns first conference win

 By Bryan Pedroza The Women’s soccer team won their first conference game after defeating L.A Harbor by a score of 2-1 last Friday at Weingart Stadium. The Huskies achieved their first victory after being defeated at Long Beach by a score of 3-1 in their first conference match. The Huskies had control of the ball for most of the match. After being up 2-0,with goals delivered by Jessica Guzman and Mariah…

October 10, 2011
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ELAC men’s soccer defensive efforts draw tie

By  Liliana Marquez The men’s soccer team earned a draw after scoring a late goal on their second conference match versus L.A. Harbor last week at Weingart Stadium. With a final score of 1-1, the Huskies tied for the second time, remaining undefeated in conference play. They played to a draw in their first conference game last week at Long Beach, thanks to late goal by Danny Suarez. The Huskies were looking…

October 10, 2011
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Men’s soccer scores tough loss

  By Liliana Marquez The men’s soccer team finished their preparation for the next conference matches with a defeat at Weingart Stadium last Friday versus the Oxnard College Condors. The final score was 2-1 favoring the away team. The Huskies played a very complicated match without Head Coach Eddie Flores. In seven non-conference games, the Huskies have won five and loss two.  In those games, they have scored a total…

September 28, 2011
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Elan wins cross country award

By Tadzio Garcia Johana Ceja’s outstanding individual performance placed her on the women’s all-classic team, while the men’s team finished 10th at the Golden West Central Park Classic last Saturday. Both East Los Angeles College’s cross country teams ran short in Huntington Beach due to injuries. “Missing were three of our top five runners from the women’s team and two of the top five from the men’s team. However, we…

September 28, 2011
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Cross country dashes to second place

By Tadzio Garcia Producing their best results in five years at Mt. San Antonio College invitational, the men’s and women’s cross country teams placed second last Saturday. “We did well at Mt. SAC,” said coach Louis Ramirez, “we will be at full strength at our next meet.” Johana Ceja and Daniel Rincon were the first Husky runners to cross the finish line both finishing in fifth place in their respective…

September 23, 2011
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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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