Women’s basketball advances to Elite Eight

March 8, 2017

By Dan Gudino Sophomore guard Allissa Gomez scored 14 points in overtime, sending women’s basketball to the Elite Eight of the state playoffs after an intense 70-64 win at home against Pasadena City College on Saturday. With two minutes to go in the game, Gomez splashed a go-ahead jump shot, falling to the floor on her back as she was fouled. She then closed the game with five straight free…


Women’s basketball wins third tournament of the season

By Dan Gudino Women’s basketball continued its stellar play Dec. 4,  with a tournament-winning buzzer-beating shot by sophomore center Gloria Ortiz, against Palomar College, to win 72-70, in the 33rd Annual Lady Charger Classic, held at Cypress College. East Los Angeles College, still undefeated in 2016 at 9-0, won its third tournament this season with a last second rebound that was then put back up for the final score by…

December 3, 2016

Men’s basketball players move on

By Dan Gudino and Bryce Ronquillo    Men’s basketball had great success the past two seasons and it continued in the off-season with sophomores Richard Bivens and Arinze Anakwenze committing to NCAA Division I programs on May 22. Bivens is committing to Florida International University in Miami. He was part of the 2014-15 season that reached the state championship and finished as a runner-up. His decision to go east, away…

May 25, 2016

Women’s basketball back into final four

By Dan Gudino The women’s basketball team made it back to the California Community College Athletic Association State Championship final four after it’s victory March 5 over Mount San Jacinto College, 76-65. The back-to-back appearance into the final four was sparked by a complete team effort  against MSJC. The Huskies battled through the worst second quarter of the season, only scoring four points as MSJC scored 21 points. “They thought…

March 10, 2016

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

No. 13 East Los Angeles College men’s basketball wins big

Swarming defense and hot shooting give the Huskies the win   By Anthony Merjanoff   The East Los Angeles College men’s basketball offense looked great shooting the ball, while their defense looked even better. The Huskies caused San Bernardino Valley College to commit a total of 23 turnovers due to their relentless full-court pressure defense. ELAC beat SBVC, 76-64, to start off their Mountie Classic Tournament play at Mt. San Antonio College….

November 29, 2012

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

Husky men’s basketball win two

November 20, 2012

  By Diego Linares East Los Angeles College Men’s Basketball team routed Rio Hondo College, 116-60, in their home season opener last Thursday then squeak by Moorpark College, 63-61, last Saturday. Key factors in the team win against Rio Hondo were well executed fast breaks, high energy throughout the game, constant crashing of the boards and consistent scoring off the bench. First-year ELAC Head Coach John Mosley preached defense and…


East LA College men’s basketball begins Mosley era with a win

November 11, 2012

    By Tadzio Garcia The East Los Angeles men’s basketball team began the John Mosley era with a 85-60 win over Cuyamaca College last Friday, Nov. 9 in the opening round of the Clash at College of the Canyons. The celebration was short lived as the Huskies dropped a 69-60 decision to the host Canyons the next day. Mosley, new head coach of the team, returns to his alma…