Men’s basketball bounces out in first round

February 28, 2018

By Rogelio Alvarez Men’s basketball team suffered a loss against Santiago Canyon College 94-89 last Saturday in the South Gym. “The guys did a good job. The ball just didn’t bounce all the way in tonight,” East Los Angeles College head coach John Mosley said. ELAC came into the postseason as Southern Coast Conference-North Division champions with a first-round-bye and home-court advantage. ELAC finished the season 9-1 in conference play…

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Men’s basketball blows out Chaffey in last game of regular season

By Michael Dominguez Men’s Basketball rolls over Chaffey College 86 to 45  to win their eighth game in row and go 24-5 overall on the season. On Sophomore night, the offense was hot from start to finish as the Huskies opened the game with a three from sophomore guard, Frank Bertz, who scored 20 points and going seven of 10 from the floor then along with six three pointers. The…

February 22, 2018
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Pitching woes lead to baseball’s second straight loss

By Jerry Flores The baseball team lost their second consecutive game against Riverside City College on Saturday. The final score was 2-5. During the 4th inning, the Huskies allowed the first run by the Tiger’s freshman outfielder Joseph Hodapp, who automatically won first base because of poor pitching by East Los Angeles College’s freshman pitcher Paul Kosanovich. Losing by a run, the Huskies were able to tie the game in…

February 14, 2018
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Basketball team dominates Rio Hondo for sixth win in a row

By Rogelio Alvarez Men’s Basketball defeated Rio Hondo College 94-64 last Friday at Rio. East  Los Angeles College extended its winning streak to six games. They are now 7-1 in the Southern Coast North Conference and 22-5 overall. “Our main focus right now is to take it one game at a time and work toward our goal of winning the conference championship,” ELAC Assistant coach Darren French said. ELAC dominated…

February 14, 2018
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Softball team breaks two-game losing streak

February 14, 2018

By Noe Ortega East Los Angeles College Softball broke its two game losing streak after a 6-4 win against Long Beach City College yesterday at home. The first few innings did not yield any points for ELAC. It took  the team a while to find its rythm. The Huskies were behind by two runs in the fifth inning when sophomore outfielder Dominique De Alba hit a bunt that Long Beach…

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Sports Briefs

Baseball preview Baseball looks to regroup after finishing  16-24 last season. Many of the teamís players are returning students. Its looking for a strong start at the  College of Desert tournament on January 26 at 2 p.m.   Softball preview The sophomore-filled softball team will see its first action on January 30 as it looks to perform a repeat of last yearís victory away against  L.A. Mission College at 2:30…

December 13, 2017
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Solid defense leads to double-digit victory for basketball

December 13, 2017

By Joe Dargan Men’s basketball capped off the Citrus Invitational with a 76-62, thumping of Southwestern College on Sunday. From the opening tip, East Los Angeles College’s ball movement was crisp, scoring the first two baskets of the game. After a brief scoring exchange, ELAC’s Coach John Mosley, who has over 20 wins in each of his previous four seasons as the Huskies’ head coach, called an early timeout to…

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Wrestling prospect Brandon Sotomayor wins tournament

November 30, 2017

BY KAREN CRUZ No.1 state-ranked East Los Angeles College heavyweight sophomore Brandon Sotomayor  was the only Husky to win during The Brawl Tournament at ELAC on  Nov. 18. He  defeated last year’s reigning champion Chance Eskam of Palomar College. ELAC’s wrestling team hosted the all-day tournament. Sotomayor ranked No. 2 in last year’s tournament against Eskam in the 285 weight class. Sotomayor was undefeated, but Eskam broke his record by…

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Baseball holds fall placement scrimmages

November 30, 2017

BY ALYNNA GUZMAN Husky baseball wrapped up their fall season against College of the Canyons on Thursday. The game lasted a grueling 14 innings. During the fall season no scores are displayed on the scoreboard, despite head coach  James Hines saying the point of the games are still to “create a competitive atmosphere.” Although these games don’t count the way they will in the spring, they still affect how  players…

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Defensive errors cost men’s soccer playoff

November 30, 2017

BY JOSE DE SANTOS Staff Writer unt men’s soccer playoff game, resulting in a 2-1 loss against Golden West College on Nov. 18. East Los Angeles College was evenly matched against Golden West at the start of the game. A counter attack for the Huskies almost resulted a goal, but sophomore winger Luis Alvarado missed inside the penalty box. During the 20-minute mark, ELAC defender Salvador Alvarez gave a crossing…

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