Huskies dominate Hornets

By Liliana Marquez The Men’s Soccer Team defeated the Fullerton College Hornets last Friday at Weingart Stadium in an afternoon full of excitement and goals by the home team. The Huskies were playing their third game of the season and having the advantage of playing as the local team was crucial for their 4-0 victory over Fullerton. After half-time the match turned into a showcase of great touches and finishes…

September 14, 2011
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Cross Country back on track

  By Tadzio Garcia The Huskies opened the season Labor Day weekend at the California State University Fullerton ASICS Cross Country Invitational improving on last year’s times while eyeing the state playoffs. The meet consisted of NCAA Division I, II, and III teams as well as teams from community colleges. Long Beach State won the men’s 8k run while Loyola Marymount University won the women’s 6k race. The women’s team…

September 14, 2011
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Coalition Team thinks inside batter’s box

C/N Oliver Blanco
June 19, 2011

The East Los Angeles College Coalition Team scheduled a softball tournament against Rio Hondo Community College but faced a community team instead on June 11. The Coalition Team, consisting of ELAC and RHCC students, planned to play at Whittier Narrows Park, but the RHCC students forfeited the tournament due to unexpected rain, a few hours before the game. Despite the fact that RHCC had forfeited, a few students did show…

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Badminton shines in finals

By Robert Barrett   Four members of the badminton team competed in the 2011 Badminton State Championships at City College of San Francisco on Friday and Saturday. Diana Su, Lisa Vittayarukskul, Ruth Wei and Leanna Xu flew to Fresno on Thursday night then drove to San Francisco to represent East Los Angeles College in the finals. All four Huskies qualified to play doubles, with Vittayarukskul and Wei forming one pair…

May 23, 2011
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Baseball reflects on season

May 23, 2011

  By Freddy Monares   With the misfortune of not having a home field to practice on, the East Los Angeles College baseball team made the state playoffs with a 22-13 overall record and a 13-8 record in South Coast Conference play. Postseason plans were cut short for the Huskies, losing two week­ends ago in the first round of the playoff series to Palomar College. “We had a shot at…

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Track set for state

May 23, 2011

  By Tadzio Garcia   Two members of the women’s track and field team advanced to the state finals after the team placed 12th in the Southern California Championships last Friday at Mt. San Antonio College. The Huskies scored 27 points, “the most by a women’s Husky team since I’ve been here—1988,” said assis­tant coach Louis Ramirez. Jill Schmidt and Shawnta Barnes, who scored all of ELAC’s points, advanced to…

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Badminton knocks down pins for Japan

By Christopher Yee  Badminton team captain Lisa Vittayarukskul rushed forward across the hardwood just like she’s done in countless matches over the past two seasons at East Los Angeles College. But instead of a birdie flying away from her last Friday night, she unleashed a bright pink bowling ball from her hand. With two weeks off until the Southern Coast Conference indi­vidual playoffs on May 6, the badminton team took…

May 2, 2011
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Track and Field dashes into conference finals

By Tadzio Garcia  Two Elans will qualify for the track and field state championships while other Huskies compete to advance at the South Coast Confer­ence finals Friday. East Los Angeles College will host the SCC finals for the first time in a decade, but the event will be held at Mt. San Antonio College. “East Los Angeles College doesn’t have the facilities to host the throwing events on campus,” said…

May 2, 2011
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Baseball runs circles around Tartars

By Robert Barrett Watching East Los Angeles College sophomore Kevin Jones run the bases at Compton College on Thursday was like watching a player abuse a baseball video game. Jones was on first base four different times in the 8-4 win against the Compton College Tartars, but he never waited more than a few pitches before picking the pitcher’s pocket. Jones stole bases throughout game, including three in the fifth…

April 15, 2011
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Track lights up Pasadena Relays

By Tadzio Garcia Seventeen Huskies were on fire, posting their best results of the season last Saturday, at the Pasadena Relays as the track and field team continues to ride a wave of strength. East Los Angeles College posted top-notch results at Pasadena City College while competing on a semi-dark cloudy day. The top marks that were posted will help them climb to the top-100
community college statewide individual rankings. Highlighting ELAC’s…

April 7, 2011
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