East Los Angeles College building sports dynasty

  By William Hernandez It has been awhile since the East Los Angeles College Athletic Department has accomplished as much all-around success as they have in 2014. When the regular season concluded for spring sports last month, ELAC had seven teams competing in the California Community College Athletic Association postseason including the swim and dive team and track and field men’s and women’s teams. “From top to bottom its probably been…

May 20, 2014

Swim ends regular season on high note

By Tadzio Garcia The swim and dive team ended the regular season outscoring Cypress College for ninth place at the Pasadena Invitational April 4-5, and with two South Coast Conference wins, one an upset at Long Beach City College, March 28. The upset win against Long Beach, 133-125, vaulted the Huskies from seventh to a fifth place tie with the Vikings at 3-5 in dual meet head-to-head SCC competition. ELAC…

April 17, 2014

Six state records set at the 2012 CCCAA Swim & Dive finals

By Tadzio Garcia The East Los Angeles College swim stadium was known as one of the fastest swimming pools in the nation back in its heyday in the 1970s and 1980s. The ELAC pool is making waves again. Six state records, one a national record, were set in the first two days of the 2012 California Community College Athletic Association’s Swim and Dive Championships held at the ELAC swim stadium…

April 28, 2012