Wrestling loses at home to Rio Hondo

October 12, 2016

  By Gustavo Buenrostro The wrestling team suffered a 6-4 loss against Rio Hondo College last Wednesday in the South Gym. East Los Angeles College head coach Ralph Valle was disappointed with how the dual meet went. “I didn’t think we wrestled very well at all. It was a close match, but something went wrong. The guys that wrestled well, wrestled well, but I don’t think it was a good…

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Huskies send four wrestlers to state

December 8, 2014

By Joseph Ovalle The East Los Angeles College wrestling team qualified four wrestlers,  sophomores Joseph Magdaleno-Hudson, Adrian Herrera and Maury Lemons and freshman Juan Soto to the 2014 California Community College Athletic Association State Wrestling Championships. The championships will be held at Cuesta College in San Luis Obispo on Dec. 11 and 12. The four Huskies advanced to the state finals out of the Southern California Regional finals held Dec. 7 at Cerritos College. ELAC finished in seventh place in…

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Wrestlers compete against big dogs

By Joseph Ovalle The East Los Angeles College wrestling team had tough competition wrestling NCAA Division I universities as well as community colleges Nov. 1 at the San Francisco State Under 21 JC/College Open. ELAC wrestles competed against Stanford University, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, Cal State Bakersfield, and Cal Baptist, all Divsion I programs. ELAC wrestlers also competed against Menlo College of the NAIA. “It was a good experience…

November 4, 2014
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Wrestling team finishes 2-2 at South Duals

By Joseph Ovalle East Los Angeles College lost a 42-6 quarterfinal round match to Mt. San Antonio College at the Southern California Regional Duals Championships Oct. 17 at Cerritos College. ELAC lost to Cuesta College 30-18 in the semifinals of the consolation bracket and beat rival Rio Hondo College 39-10. ELAC had to wrestle a team made of alternate wrestlers from the other teams. They beat the alternate team by criteria,…

October 22, 2014
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Wrestlers get ninth place in Santa Ana

October 8, 2014

By Joseph Ovalle East Los Angeles College placed ninth in the 24-team Santa Ana College Wrestling Tournament Oct. 4 sophomore Joseph Magdaleno-Hudson took second place in the 157-pound weight division. Cerritos College won the team title with Mt. San Antonio College coming in at a distant second. Cerritos had a wrestler finish top-three in every weight class including four first place winners. Magdaleno-Hudson, 3-1 overall for the day, placed second after losing to Tom Keanu…

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Wrestlers win first meet 31-19

By Joseph Ovalle The East Los Angeles College wrestling team won their first meet of the year with an upset win against Bakersfield College, 31-19, last Saturday at the Bakersfield Duals, after losing to them last week, 24-22. ELAC wrestled a total of three matches in Bakersfield. The Huskies lost to Santa Ana College, 27-21, and to Mt. San Antonio College, 29-18. ELAC will host Bakersfield Oct. 3 at 6 p.m. in…

October 1, 2014
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Wrestling run begins

By Tadzio Garcia and Joseph Ovalle   The East Los Angeles College wrestling team opened the season with four losses in Pool A of the Mt. San Antonio College Duals Sept. 20 in Walnut. ELAC lost close matches to Bakersfield and Santa Ana colleges, 24-21 and 24-20, respectively. The Huskies lost to host Mt. SAC 30-12 and also to Palomar College 38-4. Palomar College won the pool A Duals for…

September 24, 2014
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East Los Angeles College Scoreboard, Week 15

  December 9, 2012 By Tadzio Garcia   Wrestlers end 10th in state with two All-Americans The Huskies overcame injuries to win 10th place at the 2012 California Community College Wrestling State Championships held Friday and Saturday at West Hills College, Lemoore, bringing home two All-Americans. It is the fifth top-10 finish for 18-year Head Coach Ralph Valle. The Huskies finished in 11th place last year. Joshua Newman (174 pounds), coming…

December 9, 2012
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Five East Los Angeles College wrestlers advance to state finals

December 5, 2012

    By Sergio Berrueta   Five Husky wrestlers advanced to the state finals out of the 2012 South Regional Championships, which were hosted by East Los Angeles College last Saturday. The Wrestling State Championships will take place at West Hills College Lemoore, Friday and Saturday. West Hills won the regionals and the Huskies placed seventh by upsetting Cuesta College by half a point. Husky Joshua Newman advanced to the finals…

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Husky heavyweight among best in the state

By William Hernandez After taking two years off from wrestling, 285-pounder, Julian Zuniga is ranked third among all California community college heavyweights heading into this weekend’s South Regionals. Before landing at East Los Angeles College, Zuniga grew up in nearby Montebello; he graduated from Schurr High School in 2008 where he lettered in wrestling all four years. At the age of 22, Zuniga has an impressive resume of prestigious individual…

November 26, 2012
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