Huskies split two

January 30, 2012

By Tadzio Garcia The men’s basketball team split two inter-divisional conference games beating Long Beach City College, 87-75, then losing a thriller, 66-60, to previously ranked Los Angeles Harbor College. The Huskies are 11-10 overall, 2-2 in the South Coast Conference, North Division standings. Long Beach fell to 8-12 overall. The defending SCC South Division champion LA Harbor improved to 14-8 overall. East Los Angeles College was down at the…

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Women’s basketball team makes history

January 24, 2012

  By Tadzio Garcia The state’s 10th ranked Huskies posted two South Coast Conference victories on the road, one for the records books, winning by their largest margins of the year. The Huskies rolled past El Camino College Compton Center last Wednesday by 63 points, 95-34, a school record. The Huskies also dunked Los Angeles Southwest College, 76-31, last Friday. Keyanna Johnson scored a season-high 30 points at Compton while…

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L.A. Southwest gets by ELAC

January 24, 2012

  By Tadzio Garcia The men’s basketball team gave the state’s No. 6 ranked team, Los Angeles Southwest College, a tough game but came up on the short end of a 70-58 score. The game at LA Southwest was marred by a seemingly serious injury of Husky Albert Chavez at 12:46 in the second half. Chavez didn’t get up from midcourt while the Cougars were scoring a basket for a…

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Huskies beat Pasadena City, 78-70

January 17, 2012

By Tadzio Garcia  The women’s basketball team recorded a rare victory over Pasadena City College, 78-70, in a key South Coast Conference game at East Los Angeles College, last Friday. ELAC sophomore guard Keyanna Johnson led all scorers with 27 points and as a result, is the SCC’s No. 3 top scorer with an average of 17.1 points per game. Johnson also pulled down five rebounds, had seven steals, five assists…

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Women’s basketball falls to third

January 13, 2012

By Tadzio Garcia The Huskies lost two nail biters after opening South Coast Conference play in dominating fashion with three victories by an average of 24 points each game. As a result, the Huskies are locked in third place one game ahead of Pasadena City, Long Beach City and El Camino colleges. East Los Angeles College hosts PCC in a showdown to stay in the hunt for a playoff playoff berth….

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Galo looks to score in life

By Liliana Marquez The final whistle echoed across Weingart Stadium marking the end of another season for the men’s soccer team, but for Galo Moreno it marked the beginning of a new chapter on his life. Moreno, 19, born and raised in Monterey Park has been part of the men’s soccer team for the past two years, making this season his last playing for ELAC. He grew up having soccer as…

December 7, 2011
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ELAC softball plays Santa

By Amanda Mayberry Bringing holiday cheer, food  and entertainment to underprivildeged children, the East Los Angeles College Softball team will be playing the role of Santa Claus every year.  The softball team will host the 5th Annual Gift and Food Drive on Tuesday at 4 p.m. All who wish to donate can turn in donations at the women’s gym located behind the technology center or in various offices throughout campus….

December 7, 2011
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ELAC wrestling hosts first tournament

By Annalise Petersen and Tadzio Garcia In what could have been dubbed a tournament of champions, the wrestling team hosted the first ELAC wrestling tournament, Saturday, Nov. 19. The Huskies, ranked 17th in the state, hosted Cerritos, ranked No. 3, Victor Valley, (No. 14) and Bakersfield (No. 15). The Victor Valley Rams were a no-show because they could not spot a full team. The tournament was a warm-up for the…

November 29, 2011
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Lady Huskies finish strong

By Max Perez  In their last home game of the season, the women’s volleyball team defeated Long Beach City College Saturday night, three set to one. Despite playing a team who recently competed in a higher division, the Huskies combined all their efforts and dominated the match. The team was lead by sophomore captains Roxanna Cardona, Jessica Espinoza, Bianca Acosta and freshman Marisa Carrillo. Their focus and competitive nature brought…

November 23, 2011
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One goal short, Huskies denied

By Ernesto Leon The first round of playoffs ended the men’s soccer team’s season as the Long Beach Vikings won last Saturday night with a score of 3-2. ELAC faced the Vikings in an extremely tough and high adrenaline game which ended with Huskies’ aspirations to become state champions, ending with an overall record of 11-5-6. The Huskies were looking to build on their momentum, completing the second half of…

November 23, 2011
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