Wrestling loses at home to Rio Hondo

October 12, 2016

  By Gustavo Buenrostro The wrestling team suffered a 6-4 loss against Rio Hondo College last Wednesday in the South Gym. East Los Angeles College head coach Ralph Valle was disappointed with how the dual meet went. “I didn’t think we wrestled very well at all. It was a close match, but something went wrong. The guys that wrestled well, wrestled well, but I don’t think it was a good…

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Wrestlers beat the University of Southern California

December 8, 2014

By Jonathan Gomez The East Los Angeles College wrestling team finished 5th in their Fourth-Annual Brawl beating the University of Southern California, who placed sixth, in the process. The Huskies also beat the University of California, Irvine who did not sport a complete team. Two Huskies advanced to the championship finals with sophomores Adrian Herrera, in the 174-pound weight division, and William Amelong (heavyweight). Herrera won first place with an upset…

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Wrestlers earn All-Conference nods

November 17, 2014

By Joseph Ovalle The East Los Angeles College wrestling team finished the day with seven Huskies being named to the All Southeast Conference Team at the Southeast Dual Meet Championships Nov. 15 at Bakersfield College. ELAC sophomores Joseph Magdaleno-Hudson of the 165-pound weight class, Maury Lemons (285) and freshman Juan Soto (184) were all chosen to the All-SEC First Team. Freshmen Johnny Robles (125), Jonathan Mandujano (149) and sophomores Daniel Martinez (141) and Adrian…

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Wrestlers compete against big dogs

By Joseph Ovalle The East Los Angeles College wrestling team had tough competition wrestling NCAA Division I universities as well as community colleges Nov. 1 at the San Francisco State Under 21 JC/College Open. ELAC wrestles competed against Stanford University, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, Cal State Bakersfield, and Cal Baptist, all Divsion I programs. ELAC wrestlers also competed against Menlo College of the NAIA. “It was a good experience…

November 4, 2014
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Wrestlers win first meet 31-19

By Joseph Ovalle The East Los Angeles College wrestling team won their first meet of the year with an upset win against Bakersfield College, 31-19, last Saturday at the Bakersfield Duals, after losing to them last week, 24-22. ELAC wrestled a total of three matches in Bakersfield. The Huskies lost to Santa Ana College, 27-21, and to Mt. San Antonio College, 29-18. ELAC will host Bakersfield Oct. 3 at 6 p.m. in…

October 1, 2014
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East Los Angeles College wrestler dies in car accident

September 17, 2014

By Tadzio Garcia A fiery car crash claimed the life of 19-year-old student Christopher Anthony “Kris” Millan of East Los Angeles College, July 24. “We knew something was off when he didn’t show up the next day. We called him and his family said he did not come home,” teammate Pasha Sabet said. Several ELAC wrestlers said that they had heard about an accident involving a car like Millan’s and…

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Newman leads ELAC wrestling team in Bakersfield

By Tadzio Garcia The wrestling team entered the Bakersfield Duals short and injured and walked away with more injuries and three losses. Joshua Newman wrestled undefeated at 184 pounds last Saturday in Bakersfield. The Huskies stand 1-7 overall in dual meet competition. The Huskies lost a nail biter to Santa Ana College 21-20, were outscored by Bakersfield College 32-22, and came out on the short end against Cuesta College, 42-12,…

October 1, 2012
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Wrestlers start off dueling green and white

By Michael Price Friday, September 21, 2012 Two squads of ELAC wrestlers faced off against each other for starting positions yesterday evening at the Green-and-White Duals held in the men’s gym. The meet showcased new and returning Elan wrestlers. Eleven matches were held in total. The inter-squad meet is held to assess where the wrestlers are at, Head Coach Ralph J. Valle explained, “The purpose [of the Green and White Duals]…

September 20, 2012
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East LA College Scoreboard, Week 3

By Tadzio Garcia   ELAC Football 58, West L.A. 55 The cardiac kids won a second-straight heart stopper as the Huskies escaped with a 58-55 win yesterday at West Los Angeles College. It was the 10th consecutive victory for the Huskies. The see-saw battle produced 10 lead changes and three ties. ELAC scored a touchdown with 1:23 left, off a Preston Oliver 6-yard run, to lead 58-55. However, West L.A….

September 16, 2012
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