East Los Angeles College building sports dynasty

May 20, 2014

  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…

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High-motor basketball player puts education first

March 26, 2014

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…

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Huskies playoff-run ends in double overtime

By Carlos Alvarez East Los Angles College men’s basketball forward Aaron Cheatum could only sit and watch as Citrus forward Chris Reyes grabbed the final rebound and began a celebration for Citrus College. “It hurts to lose man. It hurts to lose at home. It was a good run, I wish I could’ve done more,” South Coast Conference North Division Player-of-the-Year, Cheatum said. Citrus College, the No. 11-seed, traveled to…

March 1, 2014
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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
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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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Men’s basketball reach the playoffs

By Diego Linares The East Los Angeles College men’s basketball team heads into the playoffs as the number nine seed. The team will travel south to Mira Costa College to face the Spartans who finished the season with 19-9 overall record. Coach John Mosley will have a couple of days to prepare the team as the Huskies have a first round bye and do not have to play until Friday…

March 3, 2013
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ELAC men’s basketball stuns Mt. SAC again

By: Anthony Merjanoff In a thrilling and adrenaline filled game, the East Los Angeles College Huskies defeated Mt. San Antonio College, 74-66. Husky forward Jaree Crawford was in foul trouble in the first half, but was able to bounce back in a big way for the Huskies in the second half. Crawford scored 18 of his game high 21 points in the second half. “I just made sure I could…

February 21, 2013
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East Los Angeles College scoreboard, Feb. 17

February 18, 2013

  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…

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Huskies takedown Los Angeles Harbor

By Will Hernandez The East Los Angeles College men’s basketball team capitalized on their home court advantage and defeated LA Harbor College Wednesday night 75-66, improving their overall record to 17-6. The Huskies have enjoyed playing at home, extending their home record to 7-0 with the victory. A big part in winning on home turf is a supportive crowd that’s vocal, and ELAC had just that. Entering the game ELAC was…

February 7, 2013
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Huskies steamroll over Los Angeles Southwest

Thursday, Jan. 31, 2012 By Will Hernandez   After falling to El Camino College 60-56 last Friday, the men’s basketball team redeemed themselves crushing LA Southwest 79-58, last night. With the win, East Los Angeles College’s record is 16-5 overall, 5-2 in in the South Coast Conference standings. The Huskies are tied for third place in the SCC and are ranked No. 13 statewide. The game couldn’t have got off…

January 31, 2013
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