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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ELAC Track and Field opens strong

By Tadzio Garcia The track and field team came home with some individual community college statewide rankings while competing against top universities and colleges at the Long Beach State Classic on March 3. Shawnta Barnes, won her 200-meter dash heat, edging USC’s Charity Bruce for third place overall out of 69 sprinters. Barnes is ranked No. 3 in this event for community colleges. Barnes placed third in the javelin and…

March 14, 2012
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ELAC’s storybook season comes to an end

By Alfonso Rivera The number-one-seeded Mt. San Antonio College Mounties ended the most successful season in East Los Angeles College women’s basketball history. The Huskies suffered a heart-breaking defeat in the regional finals 62-60. The fourth-seeded Huskies battled throughout the contest. The battle between the conference foes was a defensive struggle on both ends of the court. In the end it was a layup by point guard Ashawnte Hawkins with 1.1 seconds left…

March 8, 2012
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ELAC baseball splits two

By Carlos Alvarez and Liliana Marquez   The baseball team suffered their seventh defeat in non-conference play, 7-2, after facing the Glendale Community College Vaqueros last Thursday at Stengel Field Stadium. This result also marked their second loss against the Vaqueros this season. The Huskies have a 5-7 record this season, this coming after a 6-3 victory over the Moorpark College Raiders the day before, as both teams were trying…

March 7, 2012
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Pac-12 Championships, day three

By Tadzio Garcia There was no change in the overall team standings at the Pac-12 Men’s Swimming Championships on the third day of competition at East Los Angeles College. Stanford University however increased its lead over the rest of the field. Stanford was led by freshmen Dave Nolan, who won the 100-yard backstroke and Drew Cosgarea who won the 400 individual medley. Cosgarea led a Cardinal sweep of the 400…

March 3, 2012
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