Baseball eliminated from playoff contention

By Carlos Alvarez  With this loss, 4-1 against Los Angeles Harbor College on April 18, Huskies are eliminated from playoff contention. “We have been consistently bad all season long. This loss was no different,” ELAC Head Coach James Hines said. With the loss, the Huskies overall record falls to 12-21, 6-12 in the South Coast Conference. Harbor’s record moves to 17-16, 7-11 in SCC play. For the first time since…

April 27, 2015
Read More >>

Women’s basketball one win from state championships

By Carlos Alvarez The No. 2-seed East Los Angeles College women’s basketball team finished the game on a 16-4 run, defeating the No. 7-seed El Camino College 70-56 in the quarterfinal Southern Regional playoff matchup on March 4 at ELAC. “They’re (ELAC) a very confident team that has a winning mentality. ELAC made the smart plays at the end and they hit their free throws,” El Camino Head Coach Steve…

March 8, 2015
Read More >>

Huskies advance to sweet 16

By Carlos Alvarez The East Los Angeles College women’s basketball team survived its second round home matchup against No. 15-seed (Southern Regional) Antelope Valley College, 66-60, on Feb. 28. “They’re (ELAC) a great team, the best team we have played all season. We hung around, but we couldn’t finish the game,” Antelope Valley Head Coach Barry Green said. According to Green, his team matched up well athletically with ELAC, but…

March 2, 2015
Read More >>

Women’s basketball lacks execution against Mt. SAC

By Carlos Alvarez In a matchup of two of the state’s top women’s basketball teams this season, No. 3-ranked East Los Angeles College was defeated by No. 1-ranked Mt. San Antonio College 83-72 on Feb. 6 at ELAC’s men’s gym. With the loss ELAC’s overall record moves to 23-3, 3-2 in the South Coast Conference South division, Mt. SAC remains undefeated at 27-0, 5-0 in SCC South division. “We knew…

February 7, 2015
Read More >>

Women’s basketball avoids upset

By Carlos Alvarez After a sluggish first half, the East Los Angeles College women’s basketball team dominated El Camino College Compton Center, winning 77-50 in front of its home crowd Jan. 14. “We came out sluggish because we didn’t play our normal game defensively. We usually start pressuring teams. Today we just played basic defense,” ELAC Head Coach Bruce Turner said. ELAC the state’s No. 4-ranked team struggled on offense…

January 15, 2015
Read More >>

Women’s basketball shocks PCC in overtime

By Carlos Alvarez In front of her home crowd, East Los Angeles College freshman guard Olivia Ochoa led her team to a dramatic 93-92 overtime victory over Pasadena City College on Jan. 10. “It was a team effort. I don’t take credit for the win,” Ochoa said. With 1.2 seconds remaining and the Huskies down 92-91 in overtime, Ochoa made an effortless 15-foot jump shot to ignite a roaring celebration…

January 11, 2015
Read More >>

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…

Read More >>

Volleyball team loses first conference game

By Carlos Alvarez The East Los Angeles College volleyball team was shutout by 10th-ranked El Camino College, 3-0, Oct. 8 at home in the men’s gym. ELAC never led in the match losing 25-18, 25-15, 25-16. With the victory the Warriors overall record moves to 10-2, 2-0 in the South Coast Conference, ELAC (7-6, 1-1) dropped their first conference match. ELAC continues conference play today at 6 p.m. against winless Pasadena…

October 10, 2014
Read More >>

Huskies end Cerritos College’s 32-game win streak

October 1, 2014

  By Carlos Alvarez The East Los Angeles College women’s soccer team defeated defending state champion Cerritos College, 1-0, Sept. 30 at home in Weingart Stadium. With much of the game a defensive battle, ELAC forward Carla Quijada scored the lone goal in dramatic fashion. Quijada took the ball midfield, passed Cerritos defender Alex Kidd and beat Cerritos goalkeeper Adrianna Salazar for the score at the 76th minute mark. “It…

Read More >>