Wrestlers upset Cuesta College at conference finals

By Tadzio Garcia   The No. 12-ranked East Los Angeles College Huskies stunned No. 7-ranked Cuesta College in front of a vocal crowd to take third place at the Southeast Conference finals at Bakersfield College last Saturday, Nov.  10. “It was an emotional win for us. This is a tough place to wrestle, with so much history,” said Husky standout Joshua Newman. ELAC made a statement today with the upset….

November 12, 2012
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ELAC wrestlers near finishes show promise against No. 2

By Tadzio Garcia   The Huskies wrestled at Mt. San Antonio College, the No. 2-ranked team in the state, winning almost six matches on Oct. 24. Almost is not enough. “We were in close matches, leading some of them, but couldn’t finish them for wins. We will go back to the drawing board,” 18-year Head Coach Ralph Valle said. Three matches were against three No. 1-ranked wrestlers in the state…

October 25, 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 wrestlers ranked 13th statewide

By Tadzio Garcia   The wrestling team pulled off upsets to finish ninth out of 32 teams with 43.5 points at the Santa Ana Tournament with Joshua Newman and Juliann Zuniga placing in the championship round. As a result, the Huskies are now ranked 13th in the first statewide poll of the season. The team stands 1-7 overall in dual meet competition. Their individual weight class strength gives them their…

October 9, 2012
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Newman leads ELAC wrestling team in Bakersfield

By Tadzio Garcia The wrestling team entered the Bakersfield Duals short and injured and walked away with more injuries and three losses. Joshua Newman wrestled undefeated at 184 pounds last Saturday in Bakersfield. The Huskies stand 1-7 overall in dual meet competition. The Huskies lost a nail biter to Santa Ana College 21-20, were outscored by Bakersfield College 32-22, and came out on the short end against Cuesta College, 42-12,…

October 1, 2012
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Wrestlers start off dueling green and white

By Michael Price Friday, September 21, 2012 Two squads of ELAC wrestlers faced off against each other for starting positions yesterday evening at the Green-and-White Duals held in the men’s gym. The meet showcased new and returning Elan wrestlers. Eleven matches were held in total. The inter-squad meet is held to assess where the wrestlers are at, Head Coach Ralph J. Valle explained, “The purpose [of the Green and White Duals]…

September 20, 2012
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