East LA College wins two titles at state

May 20, 2014

  By Tadzio Garcia For the second time in school history, the East Los Angeles College women’s track and field team won two individual state titles in a California CCAA Track and Field Championships. Three-time All-American freshman Laura Aceves won the 2014 10,000-meter run on May 16 at Mt. San Antonio College and added another gold medal in the women’s 3,000-meter steeplechase the next day. She won the 2013-14 CCCAA…

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Huskies arrive on the national scene

March 19, 2014

  By Tadzio Garcia   East Los Angeles College All-American freshman Laura Aceves ran her first-ever 10,000-meter run while running to the fastest time in the nation of community college women at the Occidental College Carnival on Friday. “Aceves broke the ELAC women’s track and field 10,000 run record set by Cindy Lopez in 2002,” ELAC Head Coach Louis Ramirez said. Sophomore Daniel Rincon-Zaragoza’s 10,000 run at the Carnival was…

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East LA College runners advance to state

November 4, 2012

By Tadzio Garcia   The men’s cross country team and Megan Magdaleno from the women’s team advanced out of the SoCal Championships to the State Championships. The state finals will be at Woodward Park in Fresno on Nov. 17, beginning at 10am. The Huskies ran away with two huge upsets. SoCal’s No. 14-ranked Huskies edged No. 12 Santa Barbara City College by nine points to take 10th place over the…

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East LA College Scoreboard, Week 10

November 4, 2012

    By Tadzio Garcia The cross country and football teams highlight this past week in East Los Angeles College sports.  The men’s soccer team tied, while the women’s soccer team survived a red-card fest in a 3-1 loss. The volleyball team lost a nail-biter. Football chooses collegiality over first-stringers In the last two weeks, winless El Camino College Compton Center lost to Mountain Conference rivals Victor Valley College, 65-28,…

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East LA runners advance to SoCal Championships

October 28, 2012

  By Tadzio Garcia   The men’s cross country team did the impossible. They sported a full team for the first time this season. As a result, they walked away with a postseason bid with two upsets over ranked teams at the South Coast Conference Championships at Griffith Park last Saturday. The women’s team did not qualify. They lost the final bid to Golden West College, a team they beat twice…

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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 runners finish seventh at Mt. SAC Invite

By Tadzio Garcia   The Huskies dropped out of the SoCal rankings despite taking seventh place out of 21 teams racing at the 2012 Mt. San Antonio College Cross Country Invite Friday, Oct. 12. Host Mt. San Antonio College edged the Huskies by 13 points to take sixth place because the Huskies ran short missing three of their top runners. The Huskies however edged Pima Community College from Arizona by…

October 14, 2012
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ELAC runners take fourth at Foothill

By Tadzio Garcia   The men’s cross country team ran to their fastest times of the season while Megan Magdaleno won an award at the eighth Annual Foothill Invitational held last Saturday in Ontario. Magdaleno led the women’s pack with a top-ten finish award, her second of the season, running a blistering 20:00 minutes on a 5k flat course in desert-like conditions. “It was a hard race to run in…

October 1, 2012
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No. 13 ELAC runners glide to fifth

September 24, 2012

  By Tadzio Garcia   The No.13-ranked East Los Angeles cross country men’s team took fifth place out of 15 teams, their best in years, at the Golden West Invitational last Friday, Sept. 21 in Huntington Beach. Andres De La Cruz placed 11th  in 21:09 minutes to earn a spot on his second All Top-14 team this season. “I am happy with the race results both for myself and for…

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Runners take 10th at SoCal Preview

By Tadzio Garcia   The men’s cross country team raced to a 10th place at the SoCal Preview for the first time since 2007 at Fairview Park in Costa Mesa last Saturday; this without two of the Huskies’ top runners. The women’s team placed 16th out of 27 teams in the biggest meet of the year prior to the post season, which included almost 600 runners in total that competed…

September 17, 2012
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