Huskies come up short at buzzer

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…

January 24, 2015

High-motor basketball player puts education first

By Carlos Alvarez Men’s basketball starting forward Zachary “Zach” Hinton’s high-octane play has him thinking of leaving California and heading to Florida. “I haven’t made up my mind, but I know I’ll be playing hard somewhere. I have some family in Florida, but I’m looking at other schools,” Hinton said. With scholarship offers from Biola University and Jacksonville University in Florida, his goal is to continue to play at a…

March 26, 2014

Huskies topped at home by conference rival

By Will Hernandez The East Los Angeles College women’s basketball team lost to the state’s No. 3-ranked Mt. San Antonio College, 75-69, at the Men’s Gym last night. Mt. SAC entered the game undefeated in the South Coast Conference. “It is a great experience playing at ELAC, I’m very grateful and appreciative of the opportunity that life presented to me,” center Karina Ortiz said. On Monday playoff seeding’s will be…

February 22, 2014

First place Huskies to host ranked teams

By Tadzio Garcia Riding a three-game win-streak, East Los Angeles College will host Long Beach City College and the state’s No. 15-ranked Pasadena City College tomorrow and Friday, respectively. Both games begin at 7 p.m. in the Men’s Gym and will kick off a five-game home stretch prior to the postseason. ELAC, 17-6 overall, is in first place in the South Coast Conference North Division standings with a 6-2 record….

February 4, 2014

Huskies loses a squeaker to No. 3-ranked Chaffey College

By Tadzio Garcia East Los Angeles College men’s basketball team lost to the state’s No. 3-ranked Chaffey College, 77-73, in the championship game of the 42nd Annual Riverside Holiday Basketball Tournament. The loss came after beating two ranked teams. As a result, ELAC, 8-3 overall, moved up 10 spots in the state poll and is ranked No. 6. The Huskies beat No. 8-ranked San Bernardino Valley College (13-3) 82-76 in…

December 19, 2013

East Los Angeles College scoreboard, Feb. 17

  By Tadzio Garcia Huskies on the brink of playoff berths The Huskies have an opportunity to send both the men’s and women’s basketball teams to the playoffs for the first time in over a decade. With two games remaining in the regular season, the men’s basketball team will make the playoffs while the women’s team is on the cusp. The women’s team is 15-10 overall and will finish at…

February 18, 2013

Huskies win basketball tournament

By Tadzio Garcia   The San Diego Mesa College Holiday Inn Mission Valley Tournament ended with the only ranked teams from a field of eight in the championship game. It was the No. 13-ranked team in the state against the No. 14-ranked from the Southern California poll. The favored No. 13-ranked Huskies did not disappoint and won its first tournament in several years beating Santa Ana College, 75-55, in the…

December 31, 2012

East Los Angeles College Scoreboard, Week 15

  December 9, 2012 By Tadzio Garcia   Wrestlers end 10th in state with two All-Americans The Huskies overcame injuries to win 10th place at the 2012 California Community College Wrestling State Championships held Friday and Saturday at West Hills College, Lemoore, bringing home two All-Americans. It is the fifth top-10 finish for 18-year Head Coach Ralph Valle. The Huskies finished in 11th place last year. Joshua Newman (174 pounds), coming…

December 9, 2012

East LA College men’s basketball begins Mosley era with a win

    By Tadzio Garcia The East Los Angeles men’s basketball team began the John Mosley era with a 85-60 win over Cuyamaca College last Friday, Nov. 9 in the opening round of the Clash at College of the Canyons. The celebration was short lived as the Huskies dropped a 69-60 decision to the host Canyons the next day. Mosley, new head coach of the team, returns to his alma…

November 11, 2012

A new addition to women’s volleyball

  By Dulce Carrillo   Elliott Walker, the new East Los Angeles College women’s head volleyball coach, has the Huskies looking forward to the new season through optimistic eyes. Recommended by former head coach Trisha Marx, he admits that this will be a difficult season, but feels good about the team’s future. “This season will be a transition season,” says Walker, who wants his team to develop the skills they…

September 14, 2012