Wrestling loses at home to Rio Hondo

October 12, 2016

  By Gustavo Buenrostro The wrestling team suffered a 6-4 loss against Rio Hondo College last Wednesday in the South Gym. East Los Angeles College head coach Ralph Valle was disappointed with how the dual meet went. “I didn’t think we wrestled very well at all. It was a close match, but something went wrong. The guys that wrestled well, wrestled well, but I don’t think it was a good…

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Wrestlers beat the University of Southern California

December 8, 2014

By Jonathan Gomez The East Los Angeles College wrestling team finished 5th in their Fourth-Annual Brawl beating the University of Southern California, who placed sixth, in the process. The Huskies also beat the University of California, Irvine who did not sport a complete team. Two Huskies advanced to the championship finals with sophomores Adrian Herrera, in the 174-pound weight division, and William Amelong (heavyweight). Herrera won first place with an upset…

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Wrestler brings mat work to his life

March 18, 2014

    By Tadzio Garcia First-generation American-born Francisco “Frank” Aceves has taken wrestling to another level. He applies what he’s learned from working with the sport into his everyday life and ambitions. “It’s all about respect, hard work, being mentally tough and priorities. As a wrestler, you have to also be accountable in your life to meet the requirements the sport demands,” Aceves said. Aceves gave up partying during each season…

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Husky heavyweight among best in the state

By William Hernandez After taking two years off from wrestling, 285-pounder, Julian Zuniga is ranked third among all California community college heavyweights heading into this weekend’s South Regionals. Before landing at East Los Angeles College, Zuniga grew up in nearby Montebello; he graduated from Schurr High School in 2008 where he lettered in wrestling all four years. At the age of 22, Zuniga has an impressive resume of prestigious individual…

November 26, 2012
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