Huskies advance to regional finals

By Alfonso Rivera The host Huskies defeated Cerritos College, 72-62, Wednesday Feb. 29, moving them closer to reaching the final four of the state championships next week in Sacramento. The Huskies will play a familiar conference opponent in the regional finals in Mt. San Antonio College. For the second week in a row, it will be a rubber-match between conference rivals; this time much more will be at stake. The Mounties,…

March 2, 2012
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Pac-12 Championships, day two

March 2, 2012

By Tadzio Garcia Stanford University is on track to win their 31st conference championship after pulling away from the competition on the second day of the Pac-12 Men’s Swimming Championships at East Los Angeles College. The Cardinal increased yesterday’s two-point lead over second place Cal to 67.5 points. Arizona moved ahead of USC for third place. “We are here to swim our fastest times to qualify for the NCAA Championships….

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Pac-12 Championships, day one

By Tadzio Garcia Stanford University is in first place, by two points, after the first day of the Pac-12 Men’s Swimming Championships at East Los Angeles College. The University of California, Berkeley is in second place; just two points shy of Stanford’s lead of 74 points. The country’s fifth-ranked team, the University of Southern California, is in third place. Day 1 consisted of preliminaries and finals in the 200-yard medley relay…

March 1, 2012
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No. 1 seed meets No. 5 in SoCal semifinals

By William Hernandez, Alfonso Rivera and Tadzio Garcia In a year filled with firsts, the Huskies open another chapter to their history-making season as they host the Cerritos College basketball team in the California Community College Athletic Association’s women’s basketball Southern California Regional semifinals. Game time is tonight at 7 p.m. The winner moves on to the SoCal Regional finals next Saturday facing the victor of the Mt. SAC (27-3),…

February 29, 2012
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Splash is back

February 28, 2012

By Tadzio Garcia The women’s swim and diving teams opened the season producing competitive results that has put the Huskies back on the swimming map for the first time in eleven years. The Huskies opened the season placing sixth out of 9 teams at the South Coast Conference Pentathlon Friday, Feb. 17, at Pasadena City College, in a preview of the competition the Huskies will face at the end of…

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Pac-12 comes to ELAC

By Tadzio Garcia The NCAA Division I Pacific-12 Conference will host their men’s swimming championships for four days at the East Los Angeles Swim Center beginning Wednesday at 6 p.m. Wednesday’s agenda includes the 50-yard, 200-yard and 500-yard freestyle races as well as the 200-yard individual medley freestyle. Preliminaries and standard times trials begin on Thursday through Saturday,at 11 a.m. Evening finals begin at 6 p.m. each night. Admission is…

February 27, 2012
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Huskies end on high note

By Alfonso Rivera Deon Geary and Rafael Morelos helped lead the Huskies to an 88-76 victory in the final game of the season against a tough El Camino College Compton Center team.] Sophomore Geary (Blair High School) scored 21 points in the winning effort. Geary ended the regular season the No. 10-leading scorer in the state with a 19.7 points per game average. Sophomore Morelos (Baldwin Park High), who averages 13.8…

February 24, 2012
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Huskies earn fourth seed

By Alfonso Rivera ​The women’s basketball team received the number four seed in the California Community College Athletic Association Southern California Regional playoffs. As a result, the Huskies host their first postseason game ever. The Huskies, 22-6 overall and ranked 7th in the state, will play against Irvine Valley College in the second round, tonight at 7 p.m. Irvine is 18-12 overall and the 13th seed. When asked about the…

February 24, 2012
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Basketball teams lose two

By Tadzio Garcia The men’s team lost, 71-61, at Pasadena City College on Wednesday, eliminating themselves from playoff consideration while the women’s team lost a, 60-56, nail-biter. Both teams host El Camino College Compton Center tonight in their final games of the regular season. The women’s game begins at 5 p.m. followed by a 7 p.m. start time for the men’s team. The Huskies and Pasadena men’s teams were fighting…

February 17, 2012
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Tough game turned over

February 15, 2012

By William Hernandez                                            The men’s basketball team took on the states No. 6-ranked team, Mt. San Antonio College last Friday and lost a tough battle to the Mounties, who are undefeated in South Coast Conference play. East Los Angeles College came into the game hoping to end the Mounties conference Marti Gras and sneak their way into the playoffs. Mt. SAC jumped to a five-point lead after trailing 36-35 at the…

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