Huskies football team improves for 2013 season

By Pete Moye’   The East Los Angeles College football team who finished 5-5 overall last year, 2-5 in Mountain Conference play, tied for fifth place and missed advancing to a bowl game by one vote, will be improved in 2013. “This isn’t the same ELAC team as it was in the past. We are a lot better,” Head Coach Steve Mojarro said. The 2013 roster size is limited to…

May 22, 2013
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Aaron Cantu moves on to Southern Utah University

By Anthony Merjanoff After an outstanding two-year career with the East Los Angeles Huskies football program, star quarterback Aaron Cantu has moved on and enrolled at Southern Utah University. Cantu let it be known via Twitter that he signed his letter of intent with SUU on December 19, 2012. He received offers from Hampton University as well as other Division I schools. The SUU Thunderbirds finished 5-6 and ended up fifth…

January 17, 2013
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East Los Angeles College running back is moving up to Division I football

  By Alfonso Rivera East Los Angeles College workhorse Preston Oliver has made quite an impact on the gridiron this season and is getting significant attention from NCAA Division I universities. The University of Nevada, Purdue and Utah State universities are recruiting Oliver, according to ELAC Head Coach Steve Mojarro. “Oliver is a great kid, talented and hard working. He turns heads when he is on the football field. It…

November 26, 2012
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East Los Angeles Scoreboard, Week 11

November 11, 2012

    November 11, 2012 By Tadzio Garcia   Soccer teams end on high and low notes The women’s soccer team closed out the regular season 4-1-1, in their last six South Coast Conference games including a 4-1 shocker over then No. 6-ranked Mt. San Antonio College. As a result, they stand a good chance to advance to the playoffs. The Huskies are ranked No. 23 in the state but…

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East Los Angeles College football records fall

November 4, 2012

    By Tadzio Garcia   The Huskies football team left their own records in shreds all over the football field in Raymond “Tay” Brown Stadium in Compton, last Saturday, Nov. 3. Those darn dogs. With the 48-27 win over host El Camino College Compton Center, the Huskies have scored 354 points this season. The previous record was 336 points set by the 2009 Husky team. Husky quarterback Aaron Cantu…

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East LA College Scoreboard, Week 10

November 4, 2012

    By Tadzio Garcia The cross country and football teams highlight this past week in East Los Angeles College sports.  The men’s soccer team tied, while the women’s soccer team survived a red-card fest in a 3-1 loss. The volleyball team lost a nail-biter. Football chooses collegiality over first-stringers In the last two weeks, winless El Camino College Compton Center lost to Mountain Conference rivals Victor Valley College, 65-28,…

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East LA College defense triggers 40-27 win

By Carlos Alvarez   The football team’s defense led the way against Chaffey College with a dominating 40-27 victory last Saturday at Weingart Stadium. Quarterback Aaron Cantu returned to the starting lineup after entering as a backup last week. “Cantu embraced the situation last week. He was injured and we can’t risk the future of a PAC-12 player. Diaz had a great game against Victor Valley. Cantu stepped in after Diaz…

October 30, 2012
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ELAC football team hangs on for win

  Football summary — ELAC 40-27 over Chaffey College By Anthony Merjanoff and Tadzio Garcia   East Los Angeles College scored a record-breaking 33 points in the second quarter only to be outscored 27-7 by Chaffey College in the second half off of Husky mistakes last Saturday at home. With 1:03 left on fourth and two, the Huskies called a time out while on the Chaffey 19-yard line. Instead of taking…

October 27, 2012
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Football team starts late, loses game

By Tadzio Garcia   Questionable decisions resulted in the Huskies first road loss of the season, 54-42, at San Bernardino Valley College. East Los Angeles College was 3-0 on the road entering the game. The first was replacing the state’s No.2-ranked quarterback, Aaron Cantu, with an injured back-up quarterback Adrian Diaz at the start of the game. The second was choosing not to go for field goals when in position….

October 22, 2012
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East LA College Scoreboard, Week 7

October 14, 2012 By Tadzio Garcia   The East Los Angeles College men’s and women’s sports teams went 5-2 last week with the wrestling scoring the biggest upset of the week against No.11-ranked Rio Hondo College last Wednesday, Oct. 10. The women’s volleyball team also recorded an upset win at home last Wednesday. The Huskies won 3-1 over Los Angles Trade Technical College . The Huskies lost the critical third match against Trade Tech…

October 14, 2012
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