East Los Angeles College Scoreboard, Week 13

  Sunday, Nov. 25, 2012 By Tadzio Garcia   Magdaleno ends season All-American Megan Magdaleno took All-American honors after placing on the All-State Team at the California Community College Athletic Association Cross Country Championships last Saturday at Woodward Park in Fresno. She is the first ELAC All-American since 2006 when Oscar Ogwaro won the men’s race at the state championships. Magdaleno took 12th place in 18:52.50, sprinting ahead of Nicole…

November 25, 2012
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East LA runners advance to SoCal Championships

  By Tadzio Garcia   The men’s cross country team did the impossible. They sported a full team for the first time this season. As a result, they walked away with a postseason bid with two upsets over ranked teams at the South Coast Conference Championships at Griffith Park last Saturday. The women’s team did not qualify. They lost the final bid to Golden West College, a team they beat twice…

October 28, 2012
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East LA College Scoreboard, Week 7

October 14, 2012 By Tadzio Garcia   The East Los Angeles College men’s and women’s sports teams went 5-2 last week with the wrestling scoring the biggest upset of the week against No.11-ranked Rio Hondo College last Wednesday, Oct. 10. The women’s volleyball team also recorded an upset win at home last Wednesday. The Huskies won 3-1 over Los Angles Trade Technical College . The Huskies lost the critical third match against Trade Tech…

October 14, 2012
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ELAC runners finish seventh at Mt. SAC Invite

By Tadzio Garcia   The Huskies dropped out of the SoCal rankings despite taking seventh place out of 21 teams racing at the 2012 Mt. San Antonio College Cross Country Invite Friday, Oct. 12. Host Mt. San Antonio College edged the Huskies by 13 points to take sixth place because the Huskies ran short missing three of their top runners. The Huskies however edged Pima Community College from Arizona by…

October 14, 2012
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East L.A. College runners win second title

By Tadzio Garcia   The No. 14 men’s cross country team has been making headlines all season. Move over men, the women’s team has arrived—again. For possibly the first time in ELAC history, the women’s team won its second championship title in one season. The Huskies won the Annual San Diego Invitational last Saturday. Results included the first place Huskies, who scored 39 points, outrunning runner-up San Diego Mesa College (47…

October 9, 2012
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ELAC runners take fourth at Foothill

By Tadzio Garcia   The men’s cross country team ran to their fastest times of the season while Megan Magdaleno won an award at the eighth Annual Foothill Invitational held last Saturday in Ontario. Magdaleno led the women’s pack with a top-ten finish award, her second of the season, running a blistering 20:00 minutes on a 5k flat course in desert-like conditions. “It was a hard race to run in…

October 1, 2012
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Cross Country teams are making strides

By Tadzio Garcia The men’s cross country team raced to a top-ten finish at the SoCal Preview for the first time since 2007 at Fairview Park in Costa Mesa last Saturday; this without two of the Huskies’ top runners. The women’s team placed 16th in the biggest meet of the regular season, hosted by Orange Coast College. The SoCal Preview included almost 600 runners in total. Several runners were treated for heat-related…

September 20, 2012
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Runners take 10th at SoCal Preview

By Tadzio Garcia   The men’s cross country team raced to a 10th place at the SoCal Preview for the first time since 2007 at Fairview Park in Costa Mesa last Saturday; this without two of the Huskies’ top runners. The women’s team placed 16th out of 27 teams in the biggest meet of the year prior to the post season, which included almost 600 runners in total that competed…

September 17, 2012
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ELAC runners repeat as champions

  By Tadzio Garcia The women’s cross country team won the 2012 Rio Hondo Invitational defending its 2011 crown while the men’s team took second place Friday morning at Legg Lake in El Monte. “The season is off to a good start with both teams running well. The women’s team looks pretty good and the men’s team looks very strong. The kids are hungry. Today proved that ,” said Head…

September 10, 2012
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ELAC track and field wins three All-American honors at state finals

By Tadzio Garcia   Shawnta Barnes brought home All-American honors in three events for the Huskies at the California Community College Athletic Association Track and Field Championships at Cerritos College last Friday and Saturday. Add Barnes to the list of the many records that fell at the state finals, which she accomplished competing in more events than any other athlete, male or female. Barnes twice broke the East Los Angeles College…

May 30, 2012
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