Cone resigns as Athletic Director

May 23, 2018

By Stephanie Guevara After 18 years as the East Los Angeles College athletic director, Allen Cone resigned to become a full-time instructor. He decided to step down from his position because he lost the passion and enthusiasm the job requires, he said. “I never took myself that serious, but (I) sure (as) hell took what I did very serious… This is a great institution. I don’t care what is happening…

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Softball field closed for renovations

By Jade Inglada The softball field will remain closed from April 30 until June 30 while going through some repairs. It’s costing about $29,000 to upgrade the field. The last time it received an upgrade was around 2010. Director of Facilities Abel Rodriguez said the field is being restored and getting new turf installed. He said that this is one of the 150 projects he is currently working on on…

June 1, 2015
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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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