ELAC men’s soccer clinch place in playoffs

By Lilianna Marquez The men’s soccer team finished the regular season with a tie versus the Cerritos College Falcons last week at Weingart Stadium with a score of 1-1 and a late goal by Danny Suarez. With this result, the Huskies not only secured a place in the playoffs, but also will be able to host their first round game which will be on November 19. The Huskies are now waiting…

November 14, 2011
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Garfield Bulldogs earn ‘Classic’ win

By Megan Perry The James A. Garfield High School Bulldogs clinched a spot in the Division I high school football playoffs on Friday as they defeated the Theodore Roosevelt High School Rough Riders in the 77th Annual East Los Angeles Classic, at Weingart Stadium. Garfield beat Roosevelt in Friday’s Eastern League match for a second straight year since 2006 with a final score of 29-15,  placing the Bulldogs second in…

November 10, 2011
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Runner overcomes obstacles, gets to finals

By Tadzio Garcia Johana Ceja advanced to the cross country state finals while the men’s team ended its season in a cold downpour at the Southern California Championships last Saturday in Ontario. Favored to earn a top-14 finish at SoCal, Ceja qualified for state by placing 41st out of 191 runners after straining her left foot last Thursday while trying to catch the train for work. “I did not race my…

November 10, 2011
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Elan breaks record ‘living the dream’

By Liliana Marquez David Farias tried out for the men’s soccer team without knowing that he would set a record as part of the team. Farias, 20, who is currently part of the men’s soccer team was intimidated after seeing so many people trying to get a spot on the team. “I didn’t want to try out. I felt intimidated but I decided to gave it a try even if I…

November 9, 2011
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ELAC Huskies football dominate Mountain Conference

By Megan Perry The Huskies made history by defeating the Compton Tartars at Homecoming Saturday night, earning their fifth consecutive win, and fourth straight wins in conference. The Huskies took advantage of their home field advantage with a blowout score of 45-13 that improved their overall record to 6-3 for the season. Holding the top spot, the Huskies are an undefeated 4 – 0 in the American Mountain Conference. Huskies play the…

November 9, 2011
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Garfield, Rosevelt Classic unites East Los Angeles

By Cristina Galvan In an event that transcends football, Roosevelt and Garfield renewed their 77-year rivalry at Weingart Stadium, in front of 25,000 rabid fans. Known as the most attended high school football game west of the Mississippi, the East L.A. Classic attracts fans from East L.A., Boyle Heights and all around Southern California and the country. The tradition began in 1925 and has taken place ever since, except from 1939…

November 8, 2011
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ELAC men’s soccer extends unbeaten record in conference

By Liliana Marquez The men’s soccer team was able to extend their unbeaten record on the second half of conference play to five straight games after defeating the Compton Tartars last Friday at Weingart Stadium with a score of 5-0. ELAC’s next home game will be this Friday versus Cerritos College at 6 p.m. at Weingart Stadium. The Huskies were also able to obtain a victory last week at Pasadena City…

November 8, 2011
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ELAC men’s soccer rocks the conference

By Liliana Marquez The men’s soccer team achieved their fourth consecutive match undefeated on the second half of conference play as they beat the Pasadena City College Lancers last Tuesday at Robinson Stadium with a final score of 6-3. ELAC’s David Farias displayed a remarkable performance as he scored three of the six goals for the Huskies, an accomplishment that had not happened for the Huskies since 1980. Farias also…

November 3, 2011
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Huskies attack Mounties in win

By Joseph Recinos The women’s soccer team pulled off an impressive 3-0 victory against Mt. San Antonio College, Friday at Wiengart Stadium. Tensions were high from the kick off to the final whistle, between the Huskies and the Mounties.  The first attempt at goal by the Huskies came in the first 10 minutes in form of a free kick by Tabitha Valdez, which went just above the goal keep. Shortly…

November 3, 2011
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Cross country season runs course for ELAC women’s team

By Tadzio Garcia Johana Ceja and Valerie Rivas’s cross country season continues even though the team’s season ended after placing sixth at the South Coast Conference Championships last Saturday. Johana Ceja was named to the South Coast All-Conference first team after sprinting at the finish line ahead of three runners from Mt. San Antonio, LA Trade Tech and Pasadena City colleges by two, three and four seconds, respectively. Rivas, who placed…

November 3, 2011
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