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Turnovers kill women’s basketball

By Robert Barrett Turnovers were a major factor in the women’s basketball teams’ losses last week to Cerritos College and Mt. San Antonio College. The ELAC women’s basketball team played a competitive game against Cerritos last Wednesday at ELAC’s gym, with neither team leading by more than eight points the entire game. For the first half, the ELAC women showed outstanding transition defense not allowing any easy baskets. Early in…

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Men’s basketball battles to loss

By Robert Barrett The ELAC men’s basketball game on Friday was a tale of two halves, with the team coming up short at Mt. San Antonio College. ELAC started the game as an underdog, not only because of the size advantage that Mt. SAC had but because of an illness that was hindering some key ELAC players. The men started the game looking rattled.  They made many turnovers, and overall,…

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Track & Field season launches a promising season

By Tadzio Garcia High Jump standout Jill Schmidt took to the sky placing first at last Saturday’s All Comers meet at Mt.  San Antonio College, which kicked off the track and field season. The upcoming season promises to be a challenging one and, based on last Saturday’s results, the Huskies are poised to make a good showing. ELAC will next compete in the Cerritos Invitational, 10 a.m. Friday and Saturday…

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Baseball loses by a whisker

By Jesus Arvizu After coming off two strong performances, the East Los Angeles Huskies lost to the Glendale College Vaqueros Saturday afternoon 4-3. The Huskies opened the game versus Glendale up with the right hander, Chris Reyes After a relatively quick first inning, in which the Huskies went down in order, the bats soon came to life in the top of the second. Two, no-out walks resulted in the Huskies…

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Controversy plagues softball

By Tadzio Garcia In front of a large and energetic crowd, the ELAC softball team was defeated 6-0, on Thursday, by the ninth ranked team in the state, the Santa Ana Dons. “We never gave up,” said freshman Janessa Martinez. Conference play began this week when ELAC played at El Camino College yesterday. Results were not available at the time of this printing. The game against Santa Ana drew a…

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Recruits sign letters of intent

By Robert Barrett Every year, outstanding football players sign letters of intent to play at universities, and on Feb. 2, three players from East Los Angeles College took that big step forward. ELAC sophomores Anthony Denham, Chris Dunlap and Jeremy Harris committed to National Collegiate Athletic Association Division 1 schools. Chris Dunlap, who plays cornerback, chose to attend Eastern Michigan University which plays in the Mid-American Conference. Jeremy Harris, also…

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“Classic” rivalry helps raise funds at alumni game

By Robert Barrett The East Los Angeles Classic rivalry was put to good use on Saturday to help raise money for both Garfield and Roosevelt high school. Alumni from both schools had a chance to strap the pads back on and play in the First Annual Garfield vs. Roosevelt Alumni Football Game at ELAC Weingart Stadium. This was a full speed, full contact game between these Los Angeles rivals. Graduates…

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“The Eagle” soars high

By Jerry Casarez In what has to be considered the first real action movie of the year “The Eagle” really delivers a bit of drama and plenty of adventure. It started Friday February 11th in theaters everywhere. The movie stars Channing Tatum, who is best remembered from his roles in “Fighting” and “Public Enemies,” but also co- stars Jamie Bell, who once played the lead character in “Billy Elliott,” and…

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Motorhead motors through album

By Lourdes Espinoza The art of rock and roll was easily mastered in Motorhead’s new album titled “The World Is Yours.” Throughout a musical career spanning 35 years and 20 studio albums later, Motorhead has truly perfected the formula to remaining one of rock’s most original sounds. They have perfected this art with a power-driven drummer, Mikkey Dee, a stimulating guitarist, Phil Campbell, and a raunchy bass player/ vocalist, Lemmy…

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“Love Letters” thrill Casa

By Marie Gonzalez If you had ever wondered how me n deal with heartaches, moments of truth and love, “Love letters to women” takes the audience through a rift of all of these experiences about women through the eyes of men. The production was written by Ryan T. Husk and directed by Hector Rodriguez. The opening scene starts off with five men reciting adjectives describing women. “Women are inspirational, women…

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