Olympian returns to ELAC as track and field coach

By Brooke Gemina After spending several years as a professional track and field athlete,  East Los Angeles College alum, Edgar Lightbourn, has returned to ELAC. Lightbourn transferred to the University of Southern California, where he earned his bachelor’s degree in kinesiology, before performing at the professional level in track and field. He has participated in several world – level competitions, like the Central American Championship games, the Pan American games,…

September 29, 2016
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Track and field earn national recognition

By Tadizo Garcia  The men’s and women’s track and field teams have recently won numerous times receiving both individual and team awards since 2008. The Huskies have recorded top-10 community college results in the nation (1), the state (5), Southern California (5) and in the South Coast Conference (17). The teams competed in the Mt. San Antonio College Opener on Feb. 6, the Mt. SAC Combined Events Challenge Feb. 19-20…

February 25, 2015
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Barnes top runner at SCC finals

All-American Shawnta (Shawn-tay) Barnes continues her history-making season after winning three individual South Coast Conference titles at El Camino College Compton Center last week. Barnes was named top women’s runner of the meet by the coaches. Barnes won the 100-meter dash, the 200-meter dash and the women’s long jump titles in the SCC finals. Barnes ran her fastest time ever in the 100 dash, during the SCC prelims, Tuesday, April…

May 4, 2012
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ELAC track and field team add personal records

By Carlos Alvarez The track and field team competed in the Beach Invitational, one of the largest track and field events on the west coast, April 20-21 at Cerritos College. East Los Angeles College competed against a few community college athletes, but most of the competitors were from four-year universities across the U.S., and England and Mexico. Elizabeth Bosch placed 65th in the 100-meter hurdles with a time of 16.88 seconds, beating San Diego State hurdler Sarah Haydock….

April 21, 2012
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