Hoops star earns honor

April 7, 2011

Sophmore Eva Hernandez shoots a critical shot despite a block attempt by American River’s Heilani Tupou. Hernandez earned an Honorable Mention Award from the California Community College Athletic Association in December   By Joseph Recinos   Husky basketball player Eva Hernandez has had great success on the court despite having to stop playing in order to provide for her family. Hernandez was awarded Honorable Mention from the California Community College…

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Badminton wallops El Camino Warriors

March 23, 2011

  By Rudolfo Trujillo East Los Angeles College decisively won on Friday in a make-up game against El Camino College. The Huskies shut El Camino out during the individual matches, with El Camino’s Kumiko Noguchi providing the only serious challenge. At some points, the Huskies even seemed bored, not giving their all to a team that they were obviously superior to. “They need more practice…most of them are new players,”…

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Baseball mops up Vikings

March 23, 2011

    By Robert Barrett Playing fundamentally-sound ball, the East Los Angeles College baseball team recovered from an earlier loss to take a three-game series 2-1 from Long Beach City College. ELAC lost the first game of a three game series against the Vikings, but behind dominant pitching and fundamental baseball, the Huskies took the series after winning at home 10-5 and on the road 6-1. Thursday at Cal State…

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Baseball strikes back at Mounties

March 21, 2011

  By Jesus Arvizu and Erik Luna With each team winning on their home fields, East Los Angeles College split two games against Mt. San Antonio College with a 6-5 loss on Thursday and a 13-1 win on Saturday. The Huskies sent Cameron Baker to face the Mounties on Thursday. Baker left the game in the ninth inning after striking out seven batters and having a four-run cushion. Both Baker…

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Track leaps into top marks

March 21, 2011

    By Tadzio Garcia The track and field team’s improvement paved the way for a record-breaking day in the summer-like heat at the Cal State Northridge Invitational last Saturday. The team surpassed 22 of their previous top times, marks and distances of the season, and they did this competing against top community colleges and notable four-year universities. “The energy of the team was the best I’ve seen all year…

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Turnovers kill women’s basketball

February 15, 2011

By Robert Barrett Turnovers were a major factor in the women’s basketball teams’ losses last week to Cerritos College and Mt. San Antonio College. The ELAC women’s basketball team played a competitive game against Cerritos last Wednesday at ELAC’s gym, with neither team leading by more than eight points the entire game. For the first half, the ELAC women showed outstanding transition defense not allowing any easy baskets. Early in…

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Men’s basketball battles to loss

February 15, 2011

By Robert Barrett The ELAC men’s basketball game on Friday was a tale of two halves, with the team coming up short at Mt. San Antonio College. ELAC started the game as an underdog, not only because of the size advantage that Mt. SAC had but because of an illness that was hindering some key ELAC players. The men started the game looking rattled.  They made many turnovers, and overall,…

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Track & Field season launches a promising season

By Tadzio Garcia High Jump standout Jill Schmidt took to the sky placing first at last Saturday’s All Comers meet at Mt.  San Antonio College, which kicked off the track and field season. The upcoming season promises to be a challenging one and, based on last Saturday’s results, the Huskies are poised to make a good showing. ELAC will next compete in the Cerritos Invitational, 10 a.m. Friday and Saturday…

February 15, 2011
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Baseball loses by a whisker

February 15, 2011

By Jesus Arvizu After coming off two strong performances, the East Los Angeles Huskies lost to the Glendale College Vaqueros Saturday afternoon 4-3. The Huskies opened the game versus Glendale up with the right hander, Chris Reyes After a relatively quick first inning, in which the Huskies went down in order, the bats soon came to life in the top of the second. Two, no-out walks resulted in the Huskies…

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Controversy plagues softball

By Tadzio Garcia In front of a large and energetic crowd, the ELAC softball team was defeated 6-0, on Thursday, by the ninth ranked team in the state, the Santa Ana Dons. “We never gave up,” said freshman Janessa Martinez. Conference play began this week when ELAC played at El Camino College yesterday. Results were not available at the time of this printing. The game against Santa Ana drew a…

February 15, 2011
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