ELAC basketball player murdered

By Megan G. Razzetti East Los Angeles College student athlete Saieed Ivey was found dead in Monterey Park on June 9, his 20th birthday. Ivey played guard on ELAC men’s basketball team and is originally from Chicago, Illinois. According to the Los Angeles Times, Ivey’s nephew Cortez Smith said he and his uncle moved to Los Angeles to stay out of trouble after Ivey’s brother, Mario Hines was also gunned…

September 14, 2016
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ELAC baseball player pitches for greatness

May 21, 2014

By Liliana Marquez Every time starting pitcher of East Los Angeles College Roman Davalos throws the ball to home plate, his wrist shows off a tattoo with the letters RDD, next to a tattoo of a Dallas Cowboys star. Those letters are the initials of his late grandfather, Roman D. Davalos, who passed away almost four years ago. The star represents Roman Davalos and his grandfather’s favorite football team. “Every…

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Baseball team outfielder aims for center stage

April 17, 2014

  By Liliana Marquez Considered one of the leading sports in the country, baseball has been around for more than two centuries and for Kevin Amezquita it became part of his life since the day he was born. His father Luis Amezquita said that Kevin Amezquita spent most of his childhood on a baseball field. “He never said ‘no’ to a baseball game and was always willing to practice and…

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