Hard work earns basketball player scholarship

By Dennis Kim Rafael Morelos is witnessing his dreams become a reality thanks to the opportunities given by college and the game of basketball. Born and raised in the city of Baldwin Park, Morelos decided to stay close to his home after high school. He chose to attend East Los Angeles College with the dreams of receiving a basketball scholarship. A natural sportsman, Morelos grew up in a home filled…

May 16, 2012

ELAC basketball player led Huskies to great season

By Alfonso Rivera Keyanna Johnson led the basketball team to a season filled with firsts. The Huskies made the playoffs for the first time in more than 20 years. In addition, they also hosted two playoff games and won them both. The team ended their storybook season with a record of 24-7 overall. A big reason for these accomplishments was the stellar play of Johnson, the First Team, All-State California Community…

March 28, 2012

Sports give Husky another chance in life

By Jerry Casarez Life has a way of taking unexpected turns without notice at any moment and Chris Floyd has experienced his fair share. For the 25-year-old junior and football standout, life didn’t always look so promising. Floyd, who is better known these days for his contributions as a defensive tackle on last season’s football team, was once a troubled youth who is now majoring in criminal justice. “I want to be…

March 8, 2012

Huskies split two

By Tadzio Garcia The men’s basketball team split two inter-divisional conference games beating Long Beach City College, 87-75, then losing a thriller, 66-60, to previously ranked Los Angeles Harbor College. The Huskies are 11-10 overall, 2-2 in the South Coast Conference, North Division standings. Long Beach fell to 8-12 overall. The defending SCC South Division champion LA Harbor improved to 14-8 overall. East Los Angeles College was down at the…

January 30, 2012

ELAC Huskies dominate Moorpark Raiders

  By William Hernandez Although the Huskies had a rough start in the game, the basketball team rebounded with a win against Moorpark on Saturday night. The final score was 78-63 with the Huskies earning their third win of the season. The Huskies went into the game with a 2-1 record and knew they had a tough match up against the Moorpark Raiders. The first half started with the Huskies…

November 23, 2011