Men’s soccer clinches playoff spot

By Liliana Marquez After two consecutive seasons without advancing to playoffs, the East Los Angeles College men’s soccer team clinched a spot despite losing against Los Angeles Harbor College, 2-0, on Nov. 14 at Weingart Stadium. The Huskies ended the regular season ranked No. 10 in the South Region with a record of 8-8-5 overall and 5-6-3 in the South Coast Conference. ELAC will face Santiago Canyon College (13-4-3, 9-3-2)…

November 20, 2014
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Right fielder has potential to become pro

April 30, 2014

By Liliana Marquez The end of the game approached at Husky Park as Zachary Ashford scored a run in the bottom of the seventh inning to get East Los Angeles College closer to a South Coast Conference title. The crowd cheered for him as his teammates congratulated him and patted him on the shoulders. Ashford, 20, is a sophomore right fielder for the ELAC baseball team. What most people don’t…

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Baseball team outfielder aims for center stage

April 17, 2014

  By Liliana Marquez Considered one of the leading sports in the country, baseball has been around for more than two centuries and for Kevin Amezquita it became part of his life since the day he was born. His father Luis Amezquita said that Kevin Amezquita spent most of his childhood on a baseball field. “He never said ‘no’ to a baseball game and was always willing to practice and…

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Water Polo program returns after 14 years

By Diego Linares and Tadzio Garcia   The East Los Angeles College swimming pool, said to be one of the fastest swim pool in the nation, will add yet more events next year. It will be home to the newly formed ELAC women’s water polo team. Water polo competition returns to ELAC after 14 years. The 1998-1999 season was the last year the ELAC pool hosted water polo events. “You can’t…

May 22, 2013
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Huskies men’s basketball move on to Sweet Sixteen

By Diego Linares & Gabrielle Osei   The No. ninth seeded men’s basketball team won its first ever playoff game over Mira Costa College, 76-62, last Friday advancing to the Sweet Sixteen, the Southern California Regional semifinals tonight. Advancing to the next round, the Huskies, 21-7 overall, will travel south to face SoCal’s No. 1 seed, Saddleback College tonight at 7 p.m. in Mission Viejo. The game was a defensive…

March 6, 2013
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