Women’s basketball win streak reaches seven

February 1, 2015

By Tadzio Garcia Twelve Huskies scored as the state’s No. 4-ranked East Los Angeles College defeated Los Angeles Harbor College, 86-68, in a divisional crossover game yesterday to win its seventh consecutive game. ELAC and Harbor had nine games this season of common opponents with the Huskies getting nine wins and Harbor winning just two. “We played the entire team for a more competitive game for all players on the…

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Huskies women’s basketball bounces back

December 8, 2014

By Andrew Ruiz After suffering their first loss of the season on Dec. 5, the East Los Angeles College women’s basketball team defeated Santa Monica College, 61-51, in the consolation championship at the Lady Charger Classic at Cypress College two days later. Sophomore forward Jocelyn Diaz dominated the paint and led all scorers with a double-double, scoring 23 points, shooting 7-for-16 from the field and grabbing 10 rebounds for the…

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Coach creates positive values through athletics

By Diego Olivares East Los Angeles College Women’s Basketball Coach Bruce Turner hopes to create positive values through his coaching. A basketball fan since childhood, Turner has huge passion of the sport. “I’ve always loved basketball. I love the teamwork,” Turner said. Turner has been coaching and teaching ELAC’s women’s basketball for more than eight seasons. His first season was back in fall of 2005. It is through the fast-paced,…

June 1, 2014
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Woman’s basketball falls short

March 5, 2014

By Tadzio Garcia The Huskies stunned the state’s No. 7-ranked Los Angeles Valley College with a comeback that sent their California Community College Athletic Association second round playoff game into overtime, but eventually lost 9 2-88. ELAC, No. 14-ranked in the final South Region poll, fell just short of an upset at Valley even being down two players.Starting freshman guard Jasmine Gates sat on the bench due to an injury….

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Huskies back on track

By Tadzio Garcia   The No. 18-statewide ranked East Los Angeles College women’s basketball team remained undefeated in South Coast Conference play after an 80-62 road win over El Camino College last night. “We were ready to end our three-game skid so we shared the ball better than we did in our last three contests. As a result, we beat El Camino on the offensive glass,” Head Coach Bruce Turner…

December 20, 2012
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Huskies earn fourth seed

By Alfonso Rivera ​The women’s basketball team received the number four seed in the California Community College Athletic Association Southern California Regional playoffs. As a result, the Huskies host their first postseason game ever. The Huskies, 22-6 overall and ranked 7th in the state, will play against Irvine Valley College in the second round, tonight at 7 p.m. Irvine is 18-12 overall and the 13th seed. When asked about the…

February 24, 2012
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Huskies stun No. 2-ranked Mt. SAC

  By Tadzio Garcia Host East Los Angeles College, the No. 10-ranked team in the state, stunned No. 2-ranked Mt. San Antonio College, 77-71, in front of a packed house. “This was a great team win and the first victory over Mt. SAC in about 20 years,” said six year coach Bruce Turner. ELAC improved to 21-5 overall, 11-3 in South Coast Conference play. Mt. SAC fell to 25-3, 14-1…

February 12, 2012
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Women’s basketball team makes history

January 24, 2012

  By Tadzio Garcia The state’s 10th ranked Huskies posted two South Coast Conference victories on the road, one for the records books, winning by their largest margins of the year. The Huskies rolled past El Camino College Compton Center last Wednesday by 63 points, 95-34, a school record. The Huskies also dunked Los Angeles Southwest College, 76-31, last Friday. Keyanna Johnson scored a season-high 30 points at Compton while…

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