Women’s basketball enters playoffs with historic regular season finish

By Dan Gudino The No. 1 state ranked women’s basketball team finished with its best regular season ever and netted its first ever South Coast Conference North title at home, Feb. 17, with a commanding 78-49 win over Pasadena City College. It’s fitting the East Los Angeles College Huskies women’s team chronicles its own history, across the country, University of Connecticut Huskies women’s basketball is on a historic run, a…

February 18, 2017
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Women’s basketball closes 2016 with tournament championship

By Dan Gudino Women’s basketball hosted and won the 4th annual Husky Classic Tournament on Thursday, beating Saddleback College 67-58. East Los Angeles College, finishes 2016 as the No. 1 team in the state with a 14-1 record. It was a rematch of the 5th Saddleback Lady Gaucho Classic Tournament back in November, where the Huskies beat Saddleback in the tournament final, 62-57. The win against Saddleback granted the Huskies…

December 29, 2016
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Football outshines Desert in Patriotic Bowl

By Dan Gudino The East Los Angeles College football team capped off the 2016 season with a dominant performance in the Patriotic Bowl, at College of the Desert, winning 63-37 on Saturday. Family members, fans, and school administration gathered at midfield with players to hoist its first bowl victory trophy since 2011. “We believed in him (ELAC Head Coach Bobby Godinez) 100 percent of the time, the whole entire time, we…

December 19, 2016
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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
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Women’s Soccer score equalizer in tie

By Dan Gudino Women’s soccer scored a tying goal in the second half to come out with a 1-1 draw at home against Pasadena City College yesterday. East Los Angeles College has struggled all year to finish games, tying or losing by a single score in 10 of their 20 games this season. Coming into the game against Pasadena, ELAC head coach Tessa Troglia said the Huskies were overconfident because…

November 9, 2016
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Football Wins championship in conference’s inaugural season

By Dan Gudino Football head coach Bobby Godinez was showered with the ceremonial Gatorade bucket after his team won the American Metro Conference championship, defeating Pasadena City College 63-17, Saturday night at Weingart Stadium. “It feels awesome. It’s a tribute to the players, (coaching) staff, to (athletic director) Al Cone, to everybody who was a part of this. It’s an awesome feeling,” East Los Angeles College Head Coach Godinez said….

November 9, 2016
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ELAC Campus News wins at JACC

By Gil Milanes  The Campus News team brought home four awards from the Journalism Association of Community Colleges conference at Cerritos College this past Saturday. Ivan Cazares, managing editor, won second place in Critical Review with Rogelio Alvarez online editor-in-chief taking second place for Copy Editing. Dan Gudino online editor, won second place for Profile Feature Story and Julie Santiago art director won Honorable Mention for News Photo. CN staff…

November 3, 2016
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Football sets scoring record in 70-26 win

By Dan Gudino Facing the No. 1 offense in the state, the football team erupted for a school record 70-26 win on Saturday at West Los Angeles College. The previous school record for most points in a game was in 1950 against Los Angeles Valley College, 61-19. It also marked a school record for the largest margin of victory, winning by 44 points. During its week off, East Los Angeles…

November 3, 2016
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Season analysis: Football kicks off winning tradition in new conference

By Dan Gudino  The football team’s bye-week came at the perfect time to heal injuries and prepare itself for this Saturday’s clash against West Los Angeles College for the American Metro Conference title. Since the scrimmage game in late August, it’s been eight straight weeks of ups and downs. East Los Angeles College finds itself in unfamiliar territory with a winning record (5-2) and its destiny in its own hands….

October 26, 2016
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Women’s soccer stays optimistic after tie

By Dan Gudino The women’s soccer team finished in a 1-1 tie at home yesterday against Mount San Antonio College. East Los Angeles College struggled in the second half, allowing a soft touch, slow rolling goal in the 49th minute from Mt. SAC’s freshman forward Viviana Ortega to tie the game. ELAC’s lone goal came in the 40th minute of the first half after the Huskies took a hard foul…

October 12, 2016
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