Football team dominates after blackout

October 11, 2017

By Joe Dargan Despite a sloppy offensive start and a temporary stadium blackout, the football team beat Compton College 49-7. In response to the recent “kneeling” controversy surrounding the NFL, the Huskies locked arms in a show of solidarity while standing for the National Anthem before the start of the game. East Los Angeles College began the game with a five-yard rush and 30-yard pass completion for a first down,…

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Sports Briefs

Water Polo Water Polo lost at Cerritos College 17-7 with five goals coming from Sophia Gonzalez. According to assistant coach Irene Young, the team got fatigued and stopped scoring. ELAC’s next game is at El Camino on October 4. Wrestling The wrestling team placed 14 out of 24 in the Santa Ana invitational. Brandon Sotomayor won three falls to one, winning him MVP of the upper weight class. The next…

October 5, 2017
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Women’s soccer falls short of win

October 5, 2017

By Noe Ortega Two first-half goals were enough for women’s soccer to lose 2-1, its second conference game of the season, to Rio Hondo College at home on Friday. Sophomore midfielder Stephanie Galvan scored a goal from outside of the penalty box in minute 76 to cut the lead in half. Galvan scored her third goal of the season with six games played. The Huskies had 13 minutes left to…

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Men’s soccer wins intense battle

October 5, 2017

By Stephanie Guevara A fierce contest between two long-time rivals resulted in a men’s soccer victory, on a late goal, over Rio Hondo College,1-0, Friday at Weingart Stadium. East Los Angeles College’s dominance angered Rio Hondo players, resulting in many aggressive fouls. In minute 47 of the game, sophomore midfielder Carlos Zarate received a red card after an aggressive foul, where he elbowed ELAC sophomore fullback Jorge Mejia. After Zarate’s…

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Football loses opening conference game to Santa Ana College in a shootout

October 5, 2017

By Joe Dargan The football team lost to Santa Ana College 75-61 in an offensive free-for-all. The Huskies began with the ball on offense, executing two running plays and gaining a first down to start. The success was short lived due to sophomore running back Marquise Arnold’s fumble on the 44-yard line, giving the ball to Santa Ana for its first possession of the game. Though ELAC’s defense did not…

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Volleyball wins after rough start

October 5, 2017

By Kevin Camargo Volleyball won an away game last Friday, after defeating Los Angeles Trade-Technical College 0-3. The game started off rough for the Huskies. The first set consisted of an offensive game for both teams. The score at the end of the first set was 19-25, with East Los Angeles College winning the first set. “Today’s win was good. We put up a fight (in) the first set because…

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Lack of defense ruins men’s soccer undefeated record

BY Stephanie Guevara Two defensive mistakes cost men’s soccer to lost 2-1 against Mount San Antonio College and end their undefeated record yesterday at Weingart Stadium. East Los Angeles College came from a strong defensive first half, but in minute 47 sophomore fullback Jorge Mejia committed a foul in the keeper’s area that awarded Mt.SAC a penalty kick. Husky goalkeeper Joshua Moreno nearly blocked Mt.SAC forward Sam Ponting’s penalty kick….

September 28, 2017
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Huskies’ win spoils San Diego Mesa’s homecoming

September 28, 2017

By Joe Dargan The football team scored three unanswered touchdowns to come back and beat San Diego Mesa College 20-13 in their homecoming game on Saturday in San Diego. As a show of confidence in the team’s defense, the Huskies won the toss, but chose to give the opening possession of the game to 3-0 Mesa College. Within the first four plays of the game, East Los Angeles College was charged…

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Women’s soccer scores early goal to secure win

By Stephanie Guevara Women’s soccer defeated Ventura College 1-0 yesterday with an early goal at Weingart stadium. Sophomore forward Stephanie Galvan took advantage of Ventura’s defensive mistake to score at the 15 minute mark. “As a team we connected more and we came out really strong. We came out pretty strong in the first 15 minutes and we got the goal. I felt like we were complacent toward the middle…

September 20, 2017
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Football loses after failed 2-point conversion

By Joseph Dargan Football lost at home to Antelope Valley College 16-14 after failing to complete at two-point conversion that would have tied the game with 2.7 seconds left. On Saturday East Los Angeles College started the game on its heels as Antelope Valley College produced a 75-yard eight-play drive that culminated with a four-yard passing touchdown on its opening drive. The Huskies’ offense struggled early with a fumble by…

September 20, 2017
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