Football Wins championship in conference’s inaugural season

By Dan Gudino Football head coach Bobby Godinez was showered with the ceremonial Gatorade bucket after his team won the American Metro Conference championship, defeating Pasadena City College 63-17, Saturday night at Weingart Stadium. “It feels awesome. It’s a tribute to the players, (coaching) staff, to (athletic director) Al Cone, to everybody who was a part of this. It’s an awesome feeling,” East Los Angeles College Head Coach Godinez said….

November 9, 2016
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Football sets scoring record in 70-26 win

By Dan Gudino Facing the No. 1 offense in the state, the football team erupted for a school record 70-26 win on Saturday at West Los Angeles College. The previous school record for most points in a game was in 1950 against Los Angeles Valley College, 61-19. It also marked a school record for the largest margin of victory, winning by 44 points. During its week off, East Los Angeles…

November 3, 2016
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Season analysis: Football kicks off winning tradition in new conference

By Dan Gudino  The football team’s bye-week came at the perfect time to heal injuries and prepare itself for this Saturday’s clash against West Los Angeles College for the American Metro Conference title. Since the scrimmage game in late August, it’s been eight straight weeks of ups and downs. East Los Angeles College finds itself in unfamiliar territory with a winning record (5-2) and its destiny in its own hands….

October 26, 2016
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Running back carries football to victory

By Dan Gudino The football team showed resilience in a 26-21 comeback victory on the road last Saturday against Santa Ana College. East Los Angeles College trailed throughout the majority of the first game in the inaugural season of the American Metro Conference. ELAC’s sophomore running back Shaq Shelton split through the middle of the Santa Ana defense and carried the ball eight yards to give the Huskies the winning…

October 5, 2016
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Offense leads football in victory

By Dan Gudino The football team matched the win total of last year (two wins) with a high-powered offense, defeating San Diego Mesa College 42-23 on Saturday at Weingart Stadium. The response from all players and coaches was the same, this is a brand new team and last year does not matter. The Huskies’ offense capped off the night with six touchdowns and 459 yards of total offense. The ELAC…

September 29, 2016
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