Football outshines Desert in Patriotic Bowl

By Dan Gudino The East Los Angeles College football team capped off the 2016 season with a dominant performance in the Patriotic Bowl, at College of the Desert, winning 63-37 on Saturday. Family members, fans, and school administration gathered at midfield with players to hoist its first bowl victory trophy since 2011. “We believed in him (ELAC Head Coach Bobby Godinez) 100 percent of the time, the whole entire time, we…

December 19, 2016
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Season analysis: Football kicks off winning tradition in new conference

By Dan Gudino  The football team’s bye-week came at the perfect time to heal injuries and prepare itself for this Saturday’s clash against West Los Angeles College for the American Metro Conference title. Since the scrimmage game in late August, it’s been eight straight weeks of ups and downs. East Los Angeles College finds itself in unfamiliar territory with a winning record (5-2) and its destiny in its own hands….

October 26, 2016
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Football takes first place

By Dan Gudino The football team takes over first place in the American Metro Conference with a 56-22 blowout victory on the road last Saturday against El Camino College-Compton Center. East Los Angeles College, now 4-2 in the season, knew first place was at stake. Pasadena City College lost to West Los Angeles College earlier in the day, giving the Huskies the opportunity to capture first place for the first time…

October 12, 2016
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Running back carries football to victory

By Dan Gudino The football team showed resilience in a 26-21 comeback victory on the road last Saturday against Santa Ana College. East Los Angeles College trailed throughout the majority of the first game in the inaugural season of the American Metro Conference. ELAC’s sophomore running back Shaq Shelton split through the middle of the Santa Ana defense and carried the ball eight yards to give the Huskies the winning…

October 5, 2016
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Offense leads football in victory

By Dan Gudino The football team matched the win total of last year (two wins) with a high-powered offense, defeating San Diego Mesa College 42-23 on Saturday at Weingart Stadium. The response from all players and coaches was the same, this is a brand new team and last year does not matter. The Huskies’ offense capped off the night with six touchdowns and 459 yards of total offense. The ELAC…

September 29, 2016
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Football loss ensues with brawl

By Damien Guzman Frustrations ran high after the football team lost an American Mountain Conference game late in the fourth quarter with a turnover Nov. 1 to give San Diego Mesa College a 9-7 win. A fight nearly broke out as the players shook hands after the game in a scuffle that left coaches on both sides trying to separate them. While players from opposite teams argued, some ELAC players blamed…

November 5, 2014
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Huskies football loses to No. 1

October 8, 2014

  By Andrew Ruiz Mental mistakes and lack of attention to detail was East Los Angeles College’s downfall a 47-14 loss against undefeated Victor Valley College, No. 1-ranked in the Southern California American Division, Oct. 4 at home. “We made some mistakes—some busted plays,” ELAC Head Coach Steve Mojarro said. “We just got to prepare better for the next game.” ELAC quarterback Michael Ladino, returned to the starting lineup for the Huskies after sitting out last…

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Huskies football gets first win

By Andrew Ruiz The East Los Angeles College football team dominated El Camino College Compton Center 48-21 Sept. 27 in Compton to open up South Coast Conference play for both teams. ELAC freshman quarterback Charles Ontiveros, who made his first college start and completed 16-of-24 passes for 268 yards, threw three touchdowns and one interception. “It was awesome, man. A great feeling and my first college start,” Ontiveros said. “I looked…

September 29, 2014
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Huskies lose at home, 45-13

  By Andrew Ruiz East Los Angeles College’s football home opener against Santa Barbara City College resulted in a 45-13 loss Sept. 27 at Weingart Stadium. The Huskies play at El Camino College Compton Center Sept. 27 at 1 p.m. Both teams are winless. The Huskies, who got a total of six false start penalties against SBCC, were their own enemies in the loss. “The thing about it is they’re drive killers….

September 26, 2014
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Huskies football lose season opener

By Damien Guzman   The East Los Angeles College Football team played sloppy in a 41-0 loss on Sept. 6 at Glendale Community College. A large ELAC contingent for the Huskies was not enough to motivate the team to compete for a win. ELAC quarterbacks starting sophomore Jose Sanchez and backup freshman Michael Ladino combined for three interceptions, while Ladino finished with 128 passing yards to Sanchez’s 64. “Sanchez is a gamer, but I think…

September 8, 2014
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