Losing streak ends baseball’s playoff hopes

April 26, 2017

By Dan Gudino Baseball was eliminated from playoff contention after it was swept in a three-game series by Pasadena City College, finishing at Brookside Park’s Jackie Robinson Memorial Field on Saturday in a 5-0 loss. East Los Angeles College is now on a six-game losing streak and it marks the fourth time this season the Huskies have been swept in a series. “I come out here feeling good everyday. I…

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New football head coach eyes program improvement

February 25, 2015

By Liliana Marquez After two seasons of poor results, the football team’s new Head Coach Eric Marty seeks to create an elite program and a winning team for the Huskies. Marty, a native of Seattle, Washington, assumed his post as the new football head coach at the beginning of the year. This is the first time that the 29-year-old is appointed head coach, even though he has plenty of coaching…

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ELAC will not renew football coach’s contract

December 4, 2014

By Bryce Ronquillo The football program at East Los Angeles College will have a new coach at the helm for the 2015-2016 season. “Our head football coach, Steve Mojarro, was informed by me (Athletic Director, Allen Cone) and the Dean of Admissions that his contract would not be renewed on Thursday, November 20,” Cone said. Coach Mojarro has been a part of the football program for six years, three as…

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Candle march, vigil brings awareness to domestic violence

B Ivan Cazares The East Los Angeles Women’s Center promoted domestic violence awareness with special speakers and performances during “Mujeres de Paz – 17th Annual Candlelight March and Vigil.” Approximately 100 participants marched down Avenida Cesar Chavez on Thursday. They marched from Mednik Avenue, holding signs and chanting “No more violence!” At the front of the crowd were members of the ELAC football team who were encouraged to support the…

October 8, 2014
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East Los Angeles College sports finds success in spring

May 21, 2014

By William Hernandez It has been awhile since the East Los Angeles College Athletic Department has accomplished as much all-around success as they have in 2014. When the regular season concluded for spring sports last month, ELAC had four teams competing in the California Community College Athletic Association playoffs. “From top to bottom its probably been the most successful season we have ever had since I have been associated with…

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East Los Angeles College building sports dynasty

May 20, 2014

  By William Hernandez It has been awhile since the East Los Angeles College Athletic Department has accomplished as much all-around success as they have in 2014. When the regular season concluded for spring sports last month, ELAC had seven teams competing in the California Community College Athletic Association postseason including the swim and dive team and track and field men’s and women’s teams. “From top to bottom its probably been…

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Former director of athletics dies at 75

March 19, 2014

By Megan G. Razzetti Former East Los Angeles College Director of Athletics and Coach Gerald “Jerry” Heaps died Jan. 2, leaving behind a legendary example of integrity for Elans to learn from. Born in Boone, Iowa on Jan. 31, 1938, he grew up in Los Angeles since the age of 2. Athletic Director Al Cone said Heaps was respected and treasured by all. His love for sports ignited when he…

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Huskies set foot on renovated baseball field

April 24, 2013

  By Carlos Alvarez   After 32 consecutive road games this season, the baseball team finally played at home on the newly renovated Husky Park, defeating Los Angeles Harbor College 6-4 last Saturday. Head Coach James Hines said,”The baseball field is not fully completed but is in good playing condition. The field is now labeled as significantly completed. We are glad to have a field to call home. “It’s hard…

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ELAC legend returns as men’s basketball coach

September 14, 2012

  By Alfonso Rivera   There is a familiar face on the Husky hardwood this season at East Los Angeles College. His name is John Mosley, and he is the new head basketball coach at ELAC. Mosley serves as a career coach who coordinates and assists former athletes and replaces Rob Rivera, who stepped down after 23 years at ELAC. Rivera served 16 years as assistant head coach and seven as head…

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ELAC baseball ousted in Regionals

By Carlos Alvarez The season comes to an end for the Husky baseball team with an 8-0 loss to the Riverside City College Tigers at the California community College Athletic Association Southern California Regionals at Cerritos College. After losing the opener 1-0 last Saturday, the  Huskies needed to win the next two games Christian Madrid led the Huskies as the starting pitcher. Madrid (4-4) pitched 7 2/3 innings, allowing one…

May 9, 2012
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