Elan starts athletic career in Oklahoma

By Gil Milanes Sophomore – defensive back, Anthony Figueroa, received a scholarship last fall to Oklahoma Baptist University after completing two seasons playing football at East Los Angeles College. “I made sure all my classes were available to transfer, I made sure my GPA was always high and in the field I put in the work as best as I could,” Figueroa said. During Figueroa’s two years at ELAC, his…

May 30, 2017
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Dual threat athlete runs down scholarship

By: Julio Sanchez  Shiloh Jordan is on his way to Chowan University in North Carolina with an athletic scholarship three years after leaving his home and moving to California. At 21, Jordan, realized that if he stayed in Baltimore Maryland, there would be no progress towards his goals in life. “It was an unpleasant situation, where I felt like I wasn’t living up to my full potential. That’s when I…

May 20, 2017
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Football assists LAPD for good cause

April 12, 2017

By Dan Gudino East Los Angeles College football and the Los Angeles Police Department’s football team, the Centurions have paired up to host three games this spring at Weingart Stadium. The contributions from the game will go to the Blind Children’s Center as part of the National Public Safety Football League. During spring, football is non-contact, practices usually consists of weight training and footwork drills. It’s a classroom setting for…

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Football season wrap up

November 22, 2016

by Israel Moreno The football team had a very successful season this year with a 9­2 record and won the American Metro Conference champion title and won the Patriotic bowl. Coach Andrew Tree said winning the conference championship was the biggest accomplishment they reached this season. Recruiting and training really hard are some of the ways they will be preparing for next season. “I think it’s been great we went…

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Season analysis: Football kicks off winning tradition in new conference

By Dan Gudino  The football team’s bye-week came at the perfect time to heal injuries and prepare itself for this Saturday’s clash against West Los Angeles College for the American Metro Conference title. Since the scrimmage game in late August, it’s been eight straight weeks of ups and downs. East Los Angeles College finds itself in unfamiliar territory with a winning record (5-2) and its destiny in its own hands….

October 26, 2016
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Football takes first place

By Dan Gudino The football team takes over first place in the American Metro Conference with a 56-22 blowout victory on the road last Saturday against El Camino College-Compton Center. East Los Angeles College, now 4-2 in the season, knew first place was at stake. Pasadena City College lost to West Los Angeles College earlier in the day, giving the Huskies the opportunity to capture first place for the first time…

October 12, 2016
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Running back carries football to victory

By Dan Gudino The football team showed resilience in a 26-21 comeback victory on the road last Saturday against Santa Ana College. East Los Angeles College trailed throughout the majority of the first game in the inaugural season of the American Metro Conference. ELAC’s sophomore running back Shaq Shelton split through the middle of the Santa Ana defense and carried the ball eight yards to give the Huskies the winning…

October 5, 2016
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Offense leads football in victory

By Dan Gudino The football team matched the win total of last year (two wins) with a high-powered offense, defeating San Diego Mesa College 42-23 on Saturday at Weingart Stadium. The response from all players and coaches was the same, this is a brand new team and last year does not matter. The Huskies’ offense capped off the night with six touchdowns and 459 yards of total offense. The ELAC…

September 29, 2016
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Football snaps losing streak

By Dan Gudino The football team broke its eight game losing streak, in the home opener against Allan Hancock College on Saturday, winning 38-19. East Los Angeles College won its first game in almost a year under the direction of first year head coach Bobby Godinez. “We feel good. It’s always good to win and the best part about it is, we can get so much better. It’s the start of…

September 14, 2016
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ELAC football loses emotional first game of season

By Dan Gudino The football team took an emotional 27-3 loss in the first game of the season at Orange Coast College on Saturday. Lack of production from the offense, missed tackles, inexperience and first game nerves took East Los Angeles College out of the game. A few ELAC players were left in tears after Orange Coast scored 20 unanswered points in the second half. One of those emotional players was…

September 7, 2016
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