Women’s Basketball Advances to Semi-Finals

By Bryce Ronquillo History was made on March 7 when the women’s basketball team defeated Irvine Valley College 75-62  making its first Final Four appearance. The East Los Angeles College men’s gym was filled with 175 people  watching the CCCAA Southern California Regional playoff game. “I’m as happy as can be,” ELAC Head Coach Bruce Turner said. “I liked the way our match-ups looked at the beginning of the playoffs. I…

March 12, 2015

Women’s basketball shocks PCC in overtime

By Carlos Alvarez In front of her home crowd, East Los Angeles College freshman guard Olivia Ochoa led her team to a dramatic 93-92 overtime victory over Pasadena City College on Jan. 10. “It was a team effort. I don’t take credit for the win,” Ochoa said. With 1.2 seconds remaining and the Huskies down 92-91 in overtime, Ochoa made an effortless 15-foot jump shot to ignite a roaring celebration…

January 11, 2015