Track and field wins two state titles

  By Jose Bivian and Ruben Hernandez For the first time in East Los Angeles College’s history, the track and field team took home the gold in two steeplechase races on Saturday at the SoCal Track and Field Championships. The Huskies won back-to-back first place steeplechase gold medals in for the first time in ELAC’s 68 year history, ELAC track and field Assistant Head Coach David Loera said. “We devised a…

May 16, 2014
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Runners run path to state finals

By Tadzio Garcia All-American and freshman Laura Aceves won first place in the women’s 10,000-meter run at the 2014 SoCal Southern California Regional Trials and Championships May 3 at Riverside City College. It is ELAC’s first-ever women’s gold medal in the event at the SoCal finals since the event was added to California Community College Athletic Association track and field team competition in 1995. “The race is not about time….

May 8, 2014
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Track and field gets fourth, fifth in conference

By Tadzio Garcia East Los Angeles College men’s track and field team placed fourth in the South Coast Conference finals April 25 at Long Beach City College. The women’s team finished fifth, 12 points ahead of rival Los Angeles Trade Tech College. ELAC outscored El Camino College Compton Center by 23 points and host Long Beach by 27. The women’s team had last outscored all three colleges in the SCC…

April 26, 2014
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Huskies bring home track and field champion

By Tadzio Garcia East Los Angeles College sophomore Gonzalo Ceja is the first South Coast Conference track and field men’s champion for the Huskies in six years. He won the 3,000-meter steeplechase run with a personal record at the SCC Preliminary Finals on April 22 at Veterans Memorial Stadium in Long Beach. The Huskies compete in the SCC finals tomorrow in Long Beach. As a result of Ceja’s first place…

April 24, 2014
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