Badminton loses third match of season to rival

April 19, 2017

By William McMahan East Los Angeles College badminton team lost 20-1 and falls to 5-3 overall with a tough road loss to Pasadena City College at PCC. ELAC is in second place behind PCC, but it seems like they can’t defeat them. All three of ELAC’s losses have come from PCC this year, with scores of 20-1, 19-2, and 20-1,“ PCC has one of the best teams I’ve ever seen…


Hard fought spring season

By Dan Gudino  As finals approach for students, student-athletes finish their spring season with the ups and downs only sports can bring. East Los Angeles College, during the spring semester, has six different sports to cheer for. Softball, baseball, men’s and women’s track and field, badminton and women’s swim and dive. The current on-going season of track and field, for both men and women, has brought the most success. Sophomore…

May 11, 2016

Sports Briefs: March 23 – 30, 2016

By Dan Gudino Swimming and Diving The Swim and Dive team won 10 of 15 events at the three way meet at Los Angeles Trade Tech College, against LATT and El Camino College. As a team East Los Angeles College won the 200 Meter Medley by  53 seconds. It also won the 400m Freestyle Relay by 38 seconds. ELAC freshman Yixue Wang was best suited for short distance races, like…

March 30, 2016

Sports briefs: March 17 – 22, 2016

By Dan Gudino    Swimming and Diving The Swim team placed second in the in the women’s 200 Meter Medley Relay Swim Final last Friday in a three-school race against Rio Hondo College and Mount San Antonio College. The best overall performance came from freshman Yixue Wang, who won two individual swims. Wang won the 100m Backstroke and the 200m Individual Medley. She also placed third in the 100m Freestyle Swim. ELAC…

March 23, 2016

Badminton faces challenge this season

By George Maldonado The East Los Angeles College badminton team was upset as 2014 undefeated South Coast Conference champions by Pasadena City College (21-0), Wednesday Feb 25. This game set the tone for the season because both teams are projected as the top two competitors for the conference title. With the win PCC moves into first place in the standings. The Huskies began their scoreless match to an energetic PCC…

March 3, 2015

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…


Badminton struggles in South Coast Conference championships

By Samuel Gonzales The ELAC women’s badminton team got off to a slow start at the 2013 South Coast Conference championships last weekend at Pasadena City College. Top seeded players Shirley Su and Cherry Lai both were unable to win their first matches. “I wasn’t ready, I was very tired and I didn’t eat a good breakfast,” Su said. After losing her first match Su was knocked out when she…

May 20, 2013

Badminton suffers defeats in preliminaries

By Pedro Esquivel The Huskies suffered multiple defeats May 10 during the 2013 California Community College Athletics Association meet for the badminton preliminary matches held at Pasadena City College in the Hutto-Patterson Gymnasium. East Los Angeles College lost two singles and doubles rounds and acquired only one win during a doubles match. The opening matches were singles players. Cherry Lai and Shirley Su, two of ELAC’s elite players this season…

May 20, 2013

Badminton ends at state finals

By Gabriela Gomez Husky badminton wrapped up the seasoan with losses at the California Community College Athletic Association State Championships on May 11th and 12th at San Diego City College. Leanna Xu lost 21-13, 3-21, 21-16, in the first-round singles playing against Tina Lam from Irvine Valley College. Diana Su also suffered a loss to Melody Kuo from De Anza College, during her first singles round but qualified for the consolation…

May 16, 2012

Badminton beats El Camino

By Joseph Recinos The badminton team proved their dominance over El Camino College last Friday as the Huskies defeated the Warriors, 16-5, in their second game of the season. This win comes after a tough season-opening match against Pasadena City College, 6-15, last Wednesday at Pasadena. No. 1 player Leanna Xu pulled off one singles win, 21-10, 21-9, against Kumiko Noguchi and lost, 18-21, 9-21, against Corinne Belandres a Badminton Junior…

March 28, 2012