Cross Country runs to new records

 By Tadzio Garcia The 2014 season was highlighted with nine Huskies qualifying at the California Community College Athletic Association State Championships for the third time in the last 15 years. In 2001, ELAC advanced 14 to the state finals with the women’s team taking second place and the men’s team finishing 11th. ELAC qualified 10 to the 2011 finals. Defending state champion Laura Aceves earned her second-consecutive All-American status while taking…

December 9, 2014
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Cross country runners compete at state

By George Maldonado and Ramiro Bacilio East Los Angeles College women’s and men’s cross country competed at the state championships on Nov. 22 at Woodward Park in Fresno. The women who placed in the top 100 of women athletes for ELAC were sophomore Laura Aceves who placed third, freshmen Stephanie Trelles and sophomore Ruby Padilla. These women along with others helped ELAC to a 19th place finish. For the women…

December 8, 2014
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Huskies bring home track and field champion

By Tadzio Garcia East Los Angeles College sophomore Gonzalo Ceja is the first South Coast Conference track and field men’s champion for the Huskies in six years. He won the 3,000-meter steeplechase run with a personal record at the SCC Preliminary Finals on April 22 at Veterans Memorial Stadium in Long Beach. The Huskies compete in the SCC finals tomorrow in Long Beach. As a result of Ceja’s first place…

April 24, 2014
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Track and field produces records during spring vacation

By Tadzio Garcia The East Los Angeles College men and women’s track and field team did it again. The Huskies produced personal records that include top state times last week in San Diego and Walnut, Calif. ELAC competed in the non-scoring Arnie Robinson Invite in San Diego, April 4-5 and Mt. San Antonio College Relays Saturday producing the most personal records in one meet this season. Jorge Romo placed No….

April 16, 2014
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Huskies are peaking before conference finals

  By Tadzio Garcia Spring vacation was anything but a break for the East Los Angeles College track and field team. The Huskies produced 34 personal records in three meets on five different days last week. “We’re working on getting better each day for the South Coast Conference finals,” Gonzalo Ceja, ELAC distance runner, said. The Huskies have a bye next week then travel to Long Beach City College to…

April 10, 2014
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Huskies arrive on the national scene

  By Tadzio Garcia   East Los Angeles College All-American freshman Laura Aceves ran her first-ever 10,000-meter run while running to the fastest time in the nation of community college women at the Occidental College Carnival on Friday. “Aceves broke the ELAC women’s track and field 10,000 run record set by Cindy Lopez in 2002,” ELAC Head Coach Louis Ramirez said. Sophomore Daniel Rincon-Zaragoza’s 10,000 run at the Carnival was…

March 19, 2014
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