Badminton doubles smash champion moves on

By Francisco Portillo  After winning the first state title in doubles last year, badminton player Jean Buenaflor faced a tough follow-up season. Last season Buenaflor was partnered with Serena Lieu, who she played with since 2013. With Lieu gone, she took on a larger leadership role. She partnered with international student Quan Zhang, which presented an obstacle as the two tried developing chemistry with one another. As a beginner, Zhang…

May 24, 2017
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Badminton loses third match of season to rival

By William McMahan East Los Angeles College badminton team lost 20-1 and falls to 5-3 overall with a tough road loss to Pasadena City College at PCC. ELAC is in second place behind PCC, but it seems like they can’t defeat them. All three of ELAC’s losses have come from PCC this year, with scores of 20-1, 19-2, and 20-1,“ PCC has one of the best teams I’ve ever seen…

April 19, 2017
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Badminton faces challenge this season

By George Maldonado The East Los Angeles College badminton team was upset as 2014 undefeated South Coast Conference champions by Pasadena City College (21-0), Wednesday Feb 25. This game set the tone for the season because both teams are projected as the top two competitors for the conference title. With the win PCC moves into first place in the standings. The Huskies began their scoreless match to an energetic PCC…

March 3, 2015
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ELAC Badminton moves on to state finals

By Jorge Lopez The badminton team will advance three members to the state championships as a result of a strong showing at the South Coast Conference Individual Tournament at the Manhattan Beach Badminton Club earlier today. Diana Su, Leanna Xu, and Shirley Su will be advancing to the State Championships in the singles event. Su and Xu will reprent the Huskies in the doubles finals. Shirley Su who is competing collegiately…

May 4, 2012
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ELAC badminton crushes Tartars in shutout

By Tadzio Garcia The Huskies badminton team beat the El Camino College Compton Center in a 21-0 shutout last Wednesday in the women’s gym. The Husky No. 1 player of the game, Shirley Su, beat Compton’s No. 1 player Emely Aguilar, 21-6, 21-11. Su also beat Compton’s No. 2 player, Ariana Ordiano, 21-4 and 21-1. Teresa Chiang, ELAC’s No. 2 player against Compton, also beat Aguilar and Ordiano. In a close…

April 20, 2012
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