• UndocuHuskies to host posada Thursday
  • Sign-ups for Covered California ends this Saturday
  • SASA Club warns of third-hand smoke danger
  • Bienestar offers free opioid, HIV services
  • The Let’s Dance Company performs at ELAC’s recital hall

Softball team spanked by Vikings 10-0

By Dulce Carrillo Sometimes the third time is not a charm. During spring break, the softball team played against Long Beach City College, loosing by mercy rule, 10- 0, in five innings. The starting pitcher for the Huskies was No. 9, Evangeline Montes. Montes was effective early in the game as she did not surrender any runs to the Vikings potent offense through the first two innings. Montes started the…

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ELAC Baseball upsets Fresno, loses a squeaker to Cuesta

 By Tadzio Garcia The Huskies posted a 1-2 record during a spring-break road trip at Allan Hancock (0-11 loss,) Fresno City (5-4 win) and Cuesta (8-9 loss) colleges last week. The road series ended with the Huskies, then ranked No. 19 in Southern California, losing a heartbreaker to the No. 3-ranked Cuesta College Cougars. With score knotted at eight-all after five innings, an error by Husky Manual Estevez put Cuesta’s…

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Barnes one-woman show beats three teams

By Tadzio Garcia Shawnta Barnes scored all 34 of the Huskies points at the Coast Team Invite hosted by Orange Coast College, giving the women’s team enough points to upset Concordia University on Friday, April 6. The Huskies only fielded about one-third of their team in Costa Mesa. The women’s team placed 11th also beating Santa Ana and Santiago colleges. The men’s team didn’t score. Eleven of the Huskies 19…

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Huskies swim to 23 individual records in the Pasadena Invitational

By William Hernandez The Huskies swimming and diving team placed 14th at the Pasadena Invitational swimming without a full team while posting 23 top times of the season, April 6 and 7. The level of competition at the Invitational was tough, the 18 schools participating included the defending state champs Orange Coast College who won the women’s title in Pasadena. On the first day of the competition the Huskies had a tough time keeping up with the other…

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Huskies take series win against Vikings

By Alfonso Rivera and Carlos Alvarez Baseball team takes series win defeating Long Beach City College two out of three games last week. With a chance to sweep their conference rivals, Huskies lost, 2-1, in a great  pitching duel Saturday, March 24. The Husky record stands at 11-10, 6-2 in South Coast Conference play. They are in a three way tie for second place with Compton and Long Beach. “You…

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ELAC swimming and diving team post 12 fastest times

    By Tadzio Garcia Competing without several Huskies, the swimming and diving team came up short against Chaffey (62-216) and Mt. San Antonio (83-186) colleges last week while posting a season high 12 personal best times. “We missed fast girls today. It’s frustrating because we could have scored alot more points. But we did swim the best we could and that is important,” said Beisi Li. In diving competition, Melissa…

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ELAC softball win streak at two games

By Edgar Lopez Huskies softball out-batted Pasadena City College, for an 11-6 victory at home last Tuesday improving their conference record to 6-7 and 11-17 overall. Coach Erika Blanco said it’s good to be able to build on the last game’s win and to establish consistency. “Winning is contagious,” Blanco said. The Huskies racked up points in the bottom half of the fourth inning, scoring five runs on five hits,…

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ELAC track and field team raises own bar

By Tadzio Garcia The Huskies posted 17 career-best individual results in the last two weeks of track and field meets continuing to peak just a mere two weeks before the South Coast Conference finals. In their most recent competition, seven Huskies raised their own bar with personal best records at Pasadena City College on March 24. Ten Huskies did the same at Occidental College and Cal State Northridge on Friday, March…

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Husky softball breaks losing streak

  By Edgar Lopez   The Husky softball team broke a two-game losing streak last Thursday with a win against the El Camino College Compton Center Tartars, 11-2, taking the team’s overall record to 10-17 overall and 5-8 in South Coast Conference play. Coach Erika Blanco said it felt good to come back from the losses and that the game allowed them to work on key components of their game. In…

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Berkeley hits ELAC for ‘La Raza Day’

By Daniella Molina University of California, Berkeley students and volunteers arrived on campus to extend their “LA Raza Day” conference to Husky students on Saturday. The Raza Recruitment and Retention Center began 34 years ago on the Berkeley Campus. The organization is dedicated to increasing the number of RAZA students who attend UC Berkeley. Their focus is on the low income and underprivileged. “A lot of the reason that minority don’t…

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