Business chair retires with 49 years of experience

May 24, 2017

By Dan Gudino Influence and experience are two things Business Department chairperson, Roderick Lipscomb will walk away with in retirement after 49 years of service at East Los Angeles College. By the end of 2017 semester, Lipscomb and 50 other faculty members will retire and start a new chapter in their lives. “It’s the proper time to hang it up. The main reasons are, of course, family and spending time…

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Baseballs strenuous season comes to end

May 3, 2017

By Dan Gudino  After a long disappointing season, baseball concluded the 2017 season with a loss at home 4-2, to Cerritos College last Thursday. All season long, Huskies sophomore designated hitter Kyle Francis, performed at high levels and in the season finale he launched a towering homer run to the deepest part of center field in the fourth inning, tying the game at one. The ball would have traveled further,…

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Losing streak ends baseball’s playoff hopes

April 26, 2017

By Dan Gudino Baseball was eliminated from playoff contention after it was swept in a three-game series by Pasadena City College, finishing at Brookside Park’s Jackie Robinson Memorial Field on Saturday in a 5-0 loss. East Los Angeles College is now on a six-game losing streak and it marks the fourth time this season the Huskies have been swept in a series. “I come out here feeling good everyday. I…

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Football assists LAPD for good cause

April 12, 2017

By Dan Gudino East Los Angeles College football and the Los Angeles Police Department’s football team, the Centurions have paired up to host three games this spring at Weingart Stadium. The contributions from the game will go to the Blind Children’s Center as part of the National Public Safety Football League. During spring, football is non-contact, practices usually consists of weight training and footwork drills. It’s a classroom setting for…

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Playoffs threatened after three-game losing streak

By Dan Gudino  Baseball was swept in a three game series against Mount San Antonio College ending in the worst loss of the season, 15-6, on Saturday at home. “I seriously don’t know what our players minds are going through. Who knows what they’re thinking. I couldn’t tell you if they’ve quit on the season, but it’s up to them. We as coaches won’t,” Hines said. The three game losing…

April 12, 2017
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Women’s basketball upset by No. 8 Siskiyous

By Dan Gudino Women’s basketball seeded No.2 was upset by No. 8 seed College of Siskiyous at Las Positas College, 93-81 last Friday. Sophomore Katrina Reeves led all Huskies with 23 points, eight rebounds and two steals. Sophomore Tiffani Martinez scored 22 points and five rebounds. Martinez went quiet for the second half because she scored 14 of her 22 points in the first half. Martinez led in the SCC-North…

March 15, 2017
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Men’s basketball season ends

March 9, 2017

By Dan Gudino Men’s basketball ended its season today with a 90-76 loss to Feather River College in the California Community College Athletic Association state playoffs, held at Las Positas College. East Los Angeles College sophomore forward Roderick Williams played his last game as a Husky scoring 20 points and had seven rebounds. Williams will now transfer to the University of Texas at El Paso. ELAC was too small at…

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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…

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Men’s basketball escapes with road playoff win

By Dan Gudino The round-two playoff win, 79-77, at Mount San Jacinto College puts men’s basketball into the sweet 16 of the state tournament and into the semifinal of Southern California Playoff Regional. ELAC began the first half with an 18 point lead, but let Mt. San Jacinto comeback, causing them to fight their way for the win. With a 77-77 tie and 11 seconds to go, ELAC head coach…

March 1, 2017
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Women’s basketball earns spot in Sweet 16

March 1, 2017

By Dan Gudino and Maria Isabel Cubillo  The talent off of the bench for women’s basketball carried the team in the win over Santa Ana College 88-74 at home Saturday, advancing to the Sweet 16 of the playoffs. The bench of East Los Angeles College proves the Huskies have more depth than most teams, outscoring the opponent’s bench in 21 of 29 games through the season. Sophomores, guard Katrina Reeves…

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