Men’s basketball soars into the playoffs

      By Dan Gudino   The men’s basketball team enters the playoffs as it finished the regular season with two wins last week over El Camino Compton Center and Los Angeles Trade Tech College. ELAC defeated Compton at home, 102-93, on Sophomore Night, Feb. 17. Prior to the game, sophomores were honored for their athletic achievements. The sophomores put on a show. Center Richard Bivens returned after he…

February 21, 2016

Men’s basketball shoots for history

  By Dan Gudino Published: Sunday, Feb. 15, 2016 at 9:06 p.m. Last Modified: Thursday, Feb, 17, 2016 at 5:00 p.m.    The men’s basketball team tied the 22 wins of last year against Pasadena City College Feb. 12, at home 75-71. ELAC Head Coach John Mosley did not show emotion after the game. It was old news for Mosley. The Huskies matched the wins of last season and the…

February 15, 2016

Men’s basketball record win streak ends

  By Dan Gudino Published: Sunday, Feb. 14, 2016 at 10:24 p.m. Last Modified: Thursday, Feb, 17, 2016 at 5:00 p.m.  In a South Coast Conference matchup at Mount San Antonio College, the East Los Angeles College Men’s basketball team snapped its 12-game win streak Feb. 10, 77-73. The last time the Huskies lost was Dec. 19 at Chaffey College, a 84-80 overtime loss. Huskies Assistant Coach Kenneth Hunter said…

February 14, 2016

Men’s basketball wins tournament in convincing fashion

By Diego Linares East Los Angeles College basketball won the 8th Annual Clash at Canyons by defeating Cuyamaca Community College 84-73 on Friday and Oxnard College 90-72 on Saturday. The Huskies went into the Cougar Cage ranked No. 16 by the California Community College Athletics Association in a statewide preseason poll. ELAC was a game away from being state champions last season and Oxnard Head Coach Ron McClurkin was well…

November 18, 2015

Sisters help lead women’s basketball team in solid season

By Cortez Cruz Serrato In their first season playing together, sisters Guadalupe and Kimberly Perez helped lead the East Los Angeles College women’s basketball team to an unprecedented season. The Perez sisters played a pivotal role in helping ELAC make the California Community College women’s basketball state championships final four, the first in school history. Guadalupe, 23, and Kimberly, 19, came into the season as sophomores. Kimberly played last year…

June 1, 2015

Primus, Salmon shine in playoff win

AIR PRIMUS—East Los Angeles sophomore guard Teshon Burton attempts a shot mid-air before coming in for a landing in an 96-91 playoff win against Victor Valley College. CN/TADZIO GARCIA   By Andrew Ruiz Freshman forward Marquis Salmon and sophomore guard Je’Ron Primus combined for 54 points as the East Los Angeles College men’s basketball team defeated Victor Valley College, 96-91, on Feb. 25 in the first round of the California…

February 27, 2015

ELAC sophomores recognized as team heads to playoffs

By Carlos Alvarez In their last game of the regular season, the state’s No. 3-ranked East Los Angeles College team defeated Los Angeles Trade Tech College 89-79 on Feb. 18. With the victory, ELAC received the No. 2-seed in the 2015 California Community College Athletic Association Southern Regional women’s basketball playoffs. ELAC finishes the regular season 26-3, 6-2 in the South Coast Conference South division. Trade Tech’s record falls to…

February 24, 2015

Huskies win at the line

By Andrew Ruiz Prior to Jan. 30’s South Coast Conference divisional crossover game between East Los Angeles and El Camino College, Huskies freshmen Richard Bivens and Miles Ford joked about possibly making game-winning free throws this season. But what originally started as humor between the two, quickly turned into reality for Bivens, a forward from Ridgeview HS in Bakersfield, California, as he split a pair of free throws to give…

February 5, 2015

Huskies bounce back after tough loss

By Andrew Ruiz The East Los Angeles College men’s basketball team returned home after a three-game road trip and defeated Los Angeles Harbor College, 86-74, on Jan. 28. The Huskies, who had won three consecutive games before losing to Long Beach City College on Jan. 23, hope to continue another winning streak as they face El Camino College, whose overall record is 6-12. Sophomore point guard Marcus Romain may have…

January 29, 2015

Huskies come up short at buzzer

January 24, 2015

By Andrew Ruiz After a tough first half, Marcus Romain answered in the second, but came up short as the East Los Angeles College men’s basketball team fell to Long Beach City College, 74-71, Jan. 23. The Huskies battled for 38 minutes and 58.4 seconds, but in the last 1.4 seconds, Romain’s heave from about 30 feet out to force overtime hit the side of the rim as the buzzer…