Sports Briefs

Baseball preview Baseball looks to regroup after finishing  16-24 last season. Many of the teamís players are returning students. Its looking for a strong start at the  College of Desert tournament on January 26 at 2 p.m.   Softball preview The sophomore-filled softball team will see its first action on January 30 as it looks to perform a repeat of last yearís victory away against  L.A. Mission College at 2:30…

December 13, 2017

Solid defense leads to double-digit victory for basketball

By Joe Dargan Men’s basketball capped off the Citrus Invitational with a 76-62, thumping of Southwestern College on Sunday. From the opening tip, East Los Angeles College’s ball movement was crisp, scoring the first two baskets of the game. After a brief scoring exchange, ELAC’s Coach John Mosley, who has over 20 wins in each of his previous four seasons as the Huskies’ head coach, called an early timeout to…

December 13, 2017

Walker’s hard work lands him an athletic scholarship

By: Michael Dominguez Sophomore guard Sequan Walker earned a scholarship to California State University of Los Angeles Division II men’s basketball team. Walker was one of four players to average double digit points this season at East Los Angeles College. Walker averaged 13.6 points overall and 16.3 points per game in the South Coast Conference – North. He was one of the key players for ELAC this season who led…

May 19, 2017

Men’s basketball players move on

By Dan Gudino and Bryce Ronquillo    Men’s basketball had great success the past two seasons and it continued in the off-season with sophomores Richard Bivens and Arinze Anakwenze committing to NCAA Division I programs on May 22. Bivens is committing to Florida International University in Miami. He was part of the 2014-15 season that reached the state championship and finished as a runner-up. His decision to go east, away…

May 25, 2016

Women’s basketball back into final four

By Dan Gudino The women’s basketball team made it back to the California Community College Athletic Association State Championship final four after it’s victory March 5 over Mount San Jacinto College, 76-65. The back-to-back appearance into the final four was sparked by a complete team effort  against MSJC. The Huskies battled through the worst second quarter of the season, only scoring four points as MSJC scored 21 points. “They thought…

March 10, 2016

Women’s basketball seeded No. 6

By Dan Gudino The California Community College Athletic Association placed East Los Angeles women’s basketball at No. 6 for the 2016 Southern California Regional Playoff. The Huskies with a 20-9 record, will face off at home against No. 11 Santa Ana College (17-11) on Friday at 5 p.m. ELAC and the top 13 teams start play in the second round, first round teams No. 14-19 will play Friday. The Huskies have…

February 25, 2016

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