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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East L.A. College runners win second title

By Tadzio Garcia   The No. 14 men’s cross country team has been making headlines all season. Move over men, the women’s team has arrived—again. For possibly the first time in ELAC history, the women’s team won its second championship title in one season. The Huskies won the Annual San Diego Invitational last Saturday. Results included the first place Huskies, who scored 39 points, outrunning runner-up San Diego Mesa College (47…

October 9, 2012
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No. 13 ELAC runners glide to fifth

  By Tadzio Garcia   The No.13-ranked East Los Angeles cross country men’s team took fifth place out of 15 teams, their best in years, at the Golden West Invitational last Friday, Sept. 21 in Huntington Beach. Andres De La Cruz placed 11th  in 21:09 minutes to earn a spot on his second All Top-14 team this season. “I am happy with the race results both for myself and for…

September 24, 2012
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Cross Country teams are making strides

By Tadzio Garcia The men’s cross country team raced to a top-ten finish at the SoCal Preview for the first time since 2007 at Fairview Park in Costa Mesa last Saturday; this without two of the Huskies’ top runners. The women’s team placed 16th in the biggest meet of the regular season, hosted by Orange Coast College. The SoCal Preview included almost 600 runners in total. Several runners were treated for heat-related…

September 20, 2012
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