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
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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…

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Huskies rout Beavers

By Andrew Ruiz Los Angeles Trade Technical College sought to get revenge against the East Los Angeles College men’s basketball team only to come up short, 86-80, on Jan. 16. The Huskies defeated Trade Tech 104-77 on Dec. 12 in the 43rd Annual Riverside Holiday Tournament in Riverside, California. With Trade Tech on its home court itching for its first South Coast Conference North Division win, ELAC was the perfect…

January 17, 2015
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Men’s basketball opens SCC with lackluster effort

January 9, 2015

By Carlos Alvarez The East Los Angeles College men’s basketball team led 7-4 five minutes into the game. From that point on, the State’s No. 1-ranked team Mt. San Antonio College dominated with a 87-67 victory Jan. 7. Riding a three-game losing the streak, ELAC was out rebounded, out hustled and out worked during the teams’ South Coast Conference North Division opener. “We just (have to) forget about this game…

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Basketball standout makes big move

By William Hernandez Originally from Brooklyn, New York, guard Marcus Romain of the men’s basketball team arrived just in time to help push East Los Angeles College to its first conference title in 42 years. Before he committed to ELAC in 2013, Romain was offered a full-ride scholarship to play for the nation’s most successful junior college, Odessa College, National Junior College Athletic Association   champion. “Odessa is a good…

March 13, 2014
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Women’s Basketball dominates, ready for LA Trade Tech

By: Carlos Alvarez The East Los Angeles College women’s basketball team took care of business against El Camino College Compton Center with a dominating, 88-42, South Coast Conference North Division victory. With hopes of making the playoffs still alive their true test is today at 5 p.m. when they host Los Angeles Trade Tech College. “Will make the playoffs based on the power rankings, but we want to win out to…

February 14, 2014
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ELAC’s Men’s Basketball bring home a close win

By Will Hernandez With their backs against the wall, the men’s basketball team beat El Camino College Compton Center, 105-100, Tuesday night.  ELAC entered the game with a two-game losing streak and are tied for first place in the South Coast Conference North Division with Pasadena City College. Compton, throughout the game played aggressively, as they executed their unique style of physical basketball. “You’ve got to give credit to them,…

February 14, 2014
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Women’s basketball player parents twins, pursues dreams

By William Hernandez  At the young age of 14, DeLaura Castanada became a parent of twins who gave her motivation to continue playing the game she loves. Born and raised in Los Angeles, California, Castanada leads the East Los Angeles College women’s basketball team’s offensive attack with an average of 12.7 points per game. Castanada found out she was pregnant with her twin boys David and Issac Sandy in her…

March 5, 2013
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Huskies move towards playoffs with win

February 13, 2013

By Tadzio Garcia The women’s basketball team was told that Los Angeles Trade Technical College team only had four players last Friday at game time. A forfeit win wouldn’t help the Huskies earn a playoff berth. Two LATT team members had deaths in their families; one other was a no show. Both teams waited 40 minutes with the Huskies post-season hopes fading. Afterwards, both coaches consented to postpone the game…

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