Swimmers threaten tough competition

By Jorge Lopez The swimming and diving team stunned Long Beach City and El Camino colleges at the double-dual meet held at Long Beach on Friday, taking the huskies to a 4-1 record in dual-meet competitition . They beat the Vikings, 63-59, and the Warriors, 67-60. The meet got off to a great start in the 200-yard medley, when the Husky A-team, composed of Alexandra Gonzalez, Beisi Li, Martha Rivas and…

March 28, 2012
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Baseball team earns team victory

 By Carlos Alvarez The Husky baseball team defeated Pasadena City College 13-3, with strong pitching and potent offense in the final game of the three-game series. After losing the second game of the series, 9-10, on a walk-off two- run hit by Lancers sophomore Sean Stone, the Huskies took control of the third game early. ”We have a great team so we are expected to bounce back the way we did,”…

March 28, 2012
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ELAC softball starts rally too late; loses to Valley

By Rodolfo Trujillo and Edgar Lopez A late rally was not enough to help the softball team, who came up short in a 5-4 non-conference loss against Los Angeles Valley College, Friday at ELAC. The loss leaves the Huskies with 9 wins and 15 losses overall, 4-6 in conference play. “We came out flat,” Head Coach Erika Blanco said. The Huskies allowed a run in the first inning, as pitcher Janessa…

March 17, 2012
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ELAC softball loses rubber match

By Liliana Marquez The softball team suffered a conference defeat last Thursday against the Long Beach City College Vikings, a 12-0, mercy-rule five-inning loss. The Huskies host Los Angeles Valley College tomorrow at 3 p.m. The Monarchs enter the East Los Angeles softball stadium with an overall record of 10-9. The loss to Long Beach left the Huskies with a record of 8-14 overall and 3-5 in South Coast Conference play. The Huskies lost the…

March 15, 2012
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Huskies win easily against Lancers

By Carlos Alvarez The ELAC baseball team winning streak reaches three with a victory over Pasadena City College, 7-0. A crowd of close to 100 in attendance for a Tuesday evening game at Cal State LA saw the Huskies take control of the game early. After winning two out of three against El Camino College, they began this three game series against Pasadena with an offensive bang. The Huskies collected a total…

March 15, 2012
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Huskies improve in Chaffey Invitational

By Tadzio Garcia The swimming team placed eight out of 10 teams at the Chaffey Invitational at Riverside Community College last weekend. The Huskies improved on their score by more than 100 points from their previous invitational. “We have to race against top teams to be able to compete at that level. We try to improve individual times to move up in the standings,” said Head Coach Erik Matheson. All four…

March 14, 2012
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Track and field lights up the field

By Tadzio Garcia For the second-straight week, the track and field team competed against top four-year universities, producing top results, including All-American Shawnta Barnes top javelin throw in the state. At the Long Beach State Classic Barnes threw the javelin, 142 feet 8.2 inches. “Barnes broke Adreana Cano’s 15-year school record,” head coach Louis Ramirez said. Cano holds the current national throws pentathlon record for women, ages 35-39, according to USA Track and…

March 14, 2012
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Husky baseball defeats Warriors

By J.C. Casarez After starting the season of conference play with a loss, the baseball team defeated El Camino College Thursday afternoon with a final score of 4-1. The Huskies traveled to Warrior Field in Torrance for the second game of this three game series. The Huskies scored early in the game, taking a two-run lead in the third inning. They scored off four hits in that inning. They added to that total…

March 14, 2012
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Huskies swim team wins big

By Tadzio Garcia The swimming team won 9-of-13 events and trounced two conference foes at the LA Trade Tech College Dual Meet Friday, March 2, after previously losing to both teams. The Huskies beat Rio Hondo College, 82-33, and Trade Tech, 98-17. The Huskies previously lost to Rio Hondo by 11 points and by three points to Tech at the Mt. San Antonio College Invite, Feb. 25. East Los Angeles College…

March 14, 2012
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The streak continues

By Tadzio Garcia Stanford University won its 31st straight title at the 2012 Pac-12 Men’s Swimming Championships held at East Los Angeles College, Feb. 29 through March 3. No. 3-ranked Stanford overcame upset bids by defending national champion Cal, which placed second and the University of Arizona, the top-ranked team in the country, which placed third. “We came to swim our fastest times that would qualify for the NCAA Championships….

March 14, 2012
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