Women’s basketball advances to Elite Eight

March 8, 2017

By Dan Gudino Sophomore guard Allissa Gomez scored 14 points in overtime, sending women’s basketball to the Elite Eight of the state playoffs after an intense 70-64 win at home against Pasadena City College on Saturday. With two minutes to go in the game, Gomez splashed a go-ahead jump shot, falling to the floor on her back as she was fouled. She then closed the game with five straight free…

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Men’s basketball upsets No. 2 Compton

March 8, 2017

By Hector Gomez Men’s basketball advanced to the elite eight playoffs in the state after an 83-80 road win Saturday against number-two ranked El Camino College Compton Center. East Los Angeles College continued its great play in a thriller back and forth as it earned its trip to state. With a packed audience on the road, ELAC managed to thrive in a tough atmosphere and turn the game around in…

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Men’s basketball escapes with road playoff win

By Dan Gudino The round-two playoff win, 79-77, at Mount San Jacinto College puts men’s basketball into the sweet 16 of the state tournament and into the semifinal of Southern California Playoff Regional. ELAC began the first half with an 18 point lead, but let Mt. San Jacinto comeback, causing them to fight their way for the win. With a 77-77 tie and 11 seconds to go, ELAC head coach…

March 1, 2017
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Women’s basketball earns spot in Sweet 16

March 1, 2017

By Dan Gudino and Maria Isabel Cubillo  The talent off of the bench for women’s basketball carried the team in the win over Santa Ana College 88-74 at home Saturday, advancing to the Sweet 16 of the playoffs. The bench of East Los Angeles College proves the Huskies have more depth than most teams, outscoring the opponent’s bench in 21 of 29 games through the season. Sophomores, guard Katrina Reeves…

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Women’s basketball enters playoffs with historic regular season finish

By Dan Gudino The No. 1 state ranked women’s basketball team finished with its best regular season ever and netted its first ever South Coast Conference North title at home, Feb. 17, with a commanding 78-49 win over Pasadena City College. It’s fitting the East Los Angeles College Huskies women’s team chronicles its own history, across the country, University of Connecticut Huskies women’s basketball is on a historic run, a…

February 18, 2017
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Men’s basketball dominates game against LATTC

February 15, 2017

By Hector Gomez Men’s basketball extended its win streak to four after a home win Feb. 10 against Los Angeles Trade Tech College, 96 – 74. East Los Angeles College continued its great play on the season and earned its 19th win overall, making the recored 19-6. Husky sophomore forward Roderick Williams’ hustle was put on display all over the court as he attacked the basket, secured rebounds and had…

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Women’s basketball closes 2016 with tournament championship

By Dan Gudino Women’s basketball hosted and won the 4th annual Husky Classic Tournament on Thursday, beating Saddleback College 67-58. East Los Angeles College, finishes 2016 as the No. 1 team in the state with a 14-1 record. It was a rematch of the 5th Saddleback Lady Gaucho Classic Tournament back in November, where the Huskies beat Saddleback in the tournament final, 62-57. The win against Saddleback granted the Huskies…

December 29, 2016
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Women’s basketball wins third tournament of the season

By Dan Gudino Women’s basketball continued its stellar play Dec. 4,  with a tournament-winning buzzer-beating shot by sophomore center Gloria Ortiz, against Palomar College, to win 72-70, in the 33rd Annual Lady Charger Classic, held at Cypress College. East Los Angeles College, still undefeated in 2016 at 9-0, won its third tournament this season with a last second rebound that was then put back up for the final score by…

December 3, 2016
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East Los Angeles College Campus News talks with the men’s basketball team [Video]

By Jesus Figueroa East Los Angeles College Campus News talks with the men’s basketball team after the CCCAA championship game loss against Saddleback College on March 15 at Cerritos College. Reporters Andrew Ruiz and Jesus Figueroa talk with head coach John Mosley and guard Marcus Romain about the season the men’s basketball team had and the trouble the team encountered in the championship game and the 50-47 loss.

March 18, 2015
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Huskies fall short in state championship

By Andrew Ruiz The East Los Angeles College men’s basketball team fell to No. 1-seed Saddleback College, 50-47, in the California Community College Athletic Association State Championship at Cerritos College on March 15. No. 13-seed ELAC came out with the early 10-2 lead and led in majority of the contest before Saddleback sophomore guard Dusty Baker scored four consecutive points with less than three minutes gave the Gauchos a 48-45…

March 16, 2015
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