ELAC baseball upsets 10th ranked Mt. SAC

By William Hernandez The baseball team won a pivotal series finale against the South Coast Conference’s first place team and tenth ranked in the state, the Mt. San Antonio College Mounties, 5-4, last Saturday at Mt. SAC. Saturday’s game was a must-win for the Huskies and they had some momentum coming into it after pulling off a 4-3 stunner against the Mounties, in extra innings, last Thursday. The Huskies set the tone of the game…

April 19, 2012
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ELAC’s Shawnta Barnes qualifies for state finals

By Tadzio Garcia Shawnta (Shawn-Tay) Barnes will be advancing to the state championships in the heptathlon after overcoming one of her fears in the event to place second at the SoCal Heptathlon Championships, Tuesday, April 10 at Cerritos College in the first qualifying postseason meet of the year. When asked what difficulties Barnes had with the heptathlon Barnes said, “The 800 run, that’s all.” In previous 800 races this season and…

April 18, 2012
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Softball team spanked by Vikings 10-0

By Dulce Carrillo Sometimes the third time is not a charm. During spring break, the softball team played against Long Beach City College, loosing by mercy rule, 10- 0, in five innings. The starting pitcher for the Huskies was No. 9, Evangeline Montes. Montes was effective early in the game as she did not surrender any runs to the Vikings potent offense through the first two innings. Montes started the…

April 14, 2012
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ELAC Baseball upsets Fresno, loses a squeaker to Cuesta

 By Tadzio Garcia The Huskies posted a 1-2 record during a spring-break road trip at Allan Hancock (0-11 loss,) Fresno City (5-4 win) and Cuesta (8-9 loss) colleges last week. The road series ended with the Huskies, then ranked No. 19 in Southern California, losing a heartbreaker to the No. 3-ranked Cuesta College Cougars. With score knotted at eight-all after five innings, an error by Husky Manual Estevez put Cuesta’s…

April 14, 2012
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Barnes one-woman show beats three teams

By Tadzio Garcia Shawnta Barnes scored all 34 of the Huskies points at the Coast Team Invite hosted by Orange Coast College, giving the women’s team enough points to upset Concordia University on Friday, April 6. The Huskies only fielded about one-third of their team in Costa Mesa. The women’s team placed 11th also beating Santa Ana and Santiago colleges. The men’s team didn’t score. Eleven of the Huskies 19…

April 14, 2012
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Huskies swim to 23 individual records in the Pasadena Invitational

By William Hernandez The Huskies swimming and diving team placed 14th at the Pasadena Invitational swimming without a full team while posting 23 top times of the season, April 6 and 7. The level of competition at the Invitational was tough, the 18 schools participating included the defending state champs Orange Coast College who won the women’s title in Pasadena. On the first day of the competition the Huskies had a tough time keeping up with the other…

April 12, 2012
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Huskies take series win against Vikings

By Alfonso Rivera and Carlos Alvarez Baseball team takes series win defeating Long Beach City College two out of three games last week. With a chance to sweep their conference rivals, Huskies lost, 2-1, in a great  pitching duel Saturday, March 24. The Husky record stands at 11-10, 6-2 in South Coast Conference play. They are in a three way tie for second place with Compton and Long Beach. “You…

April 12, 2012
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ELAC swimming and diving team post 12 fastest times

April 10, 2012

    By Tadzio Garcia Competing without several Huskies, the swimming and diving team came up short against Chaffey (62-216) and Mt. San Antonio (83-186) colleges last week while posting a season high 12 personal best times. “We missed fast girls today. It’s frustrating because we could have scored alot more points. But we did swim the best we could and that is important,” said Beisi Li. In diving competition, Melissa…

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ELAC softball win streak at two games

By Edgar Lopez Huskies softball out-batted Pasadena City College, for an 11-6 victory at home last Tuesday improving their conference record to 6-7 and 11-17 overall. Coach Erika Blanco said it’s good to be able to build on the last game’s win and to establish consistency. “Winning is contagious,” Blanco said. The Huskies racked up points in the bottom half of the fourth inning, scoring five runs on five hits,…

April 9, 2012
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ELAC track and field team raises own bar

By Tadzio Garcia The Huskies posted 17 career-best individual results in the last two weeks of track and field meets continuing to peak just a mere two weeks before the South Coast Conference finals. In their most recent competition, seven Huskies raised their own bar with personal best records at Pasadena City College on March 24. Ten Huskies did the same at Occidental College and Cal State Northridge on Friday, March…

April 8, 2012
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