Huskies off to state championships

By Andrew Ruiz For the first time in school history, the men’s basketball team is one of four teams remaining in the California Community College Athletic Association playoffs are looking to bring a state championship to Monterey Park, California. After a 92-73 win against Long Beach City College in the fourth round of the CCCAA Southern Regional playoffs on March 7, the Huskies will face Merritt College of the Northern…

March 11, 2015
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Primus, Salmon shine in playoff win

AIR PRIMUS—East Los Angeles sophomore guard Teshon Burton attempts a shot mid-air before coming in for a landing in an 96-91 playoff win against Victor Valley College. CN/TADZIO GARCIA   By Andrew Ruiz Freshman forward Marquis Salmon and sophomore guard Je’Ron Primus combined for 54 points as the East Los Angeles College men’s basketball team defeated Victor Valley College, 96-91, on Feb. 25 in the first round of the California…

February 27, 2015
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Mosley’s message gives men’s basketball boost into playoffs

By Andrew Ruiz East Los Angeles College men’s basketball Head Coach John Mosley’s pregame speech to the team was clear and concise before the Huskies hosted Los Angeles Trade Technical College on Feb. 18. “If we want to extend our season, we have to win,” he said. The Huskies acknowledged the message and accepted the challenge by defeating Trade Tech, 84-77, in the final game of South Coast Conference North…

February 24, 2015
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Woman’s basketball falls short

By Tadzio Garcia The Huskies stunned the state’s No. 7-ranked Los Angeles Valley College with a comeback that sent their California Community College Athletic Association second round playoff game into overtime, but eventually lost 9 2-88. ELAC, No. 14-ranked in the final South Region poll, fell just short of an upset at Valley even being down two players.Starting freshman guard Jasmine Gates sat on the bench due to an injury….

March 5, 2014
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First place Huskies to host ranked teams

By Tadzio Garcia Riding a three-game win-streak, East Los Angeles College will host Long Beach City College and the state’s No. 15-ranked Pasadena City College tomorrow and Friday, respectively. Both games begin at 7 p.m. in the Men’s Gym and will kick off a five-game home stretch prior to the postseason. ELAC, 17-6 overall, is in first place in the South Coast Conference North Division standings with a 6-2 record….

February 4, 2014
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