ELAC football trounces Monarchs, 40-13

September 3, 2012

    By William Hernandez   The Huskies football team got off to a fast start blowing out the Los Angeles Valley College Monarchs 40-13, giving first-year Head Coach Steve Mojarro his first win. Mojarro said after the game that the victory was “huge for his players after all the preparation leading up to it.” Mojarro is the beneficiary of inheriting second year starting quarterback and last season’s Mountain Conference…

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Huskies football—defending champs open on the road

By Tadzio Garcia The Huskies will defend their conference title to advance to a bowl game for the second straight year, which would be the fifth since the program began in 1946. The Huskies begin their quest with a non-conference game against rival Los Angeles Valley College tomorrow at 6 p.m. at Monarch Stadium. The No. 23-ranked Huskies open the season as the top-ranked team from the Mountain Conference in…

August 31, 2012
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Husky football ready to howl

By Jonathan Castro Happy about last season’s 8-3 record, first year Head Coach Steve Mojarro and his Huskies are ready to come back for the 2012-13 season. The Husky football team finished their best season since 1974, by winning the American Bowl over the Santa Monica College Corsairs 42-28. Mojarro is pleased that 22 players from last year’s Mountain Conference Championship team will be returning. In addition, 10 more recruits are expected…

May 16, 2012
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Sports give Husky another chance in life

By Jerry Casarez Life has a way of taking unexpected turns without notice at any moment and Chris Floyd has experienced his fair share. For the 25-year-old junior and football standout, life didn’t always look so promising. Floyd, who is better known these days for his contributions as a defensive tackle on last season’s football team, was once a troubled youth who is now majoring in criminal justice. “I want to be…

March 8, 2012
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Football keeps former Husky out of trouble

By Ariana Renteria After a constant struggle with gang involvement, East Los Angeles native Caesar Aguila has succeeded in turning his life around. “My mom was always on top of me.  But every teenager wants to do their own thing, always wants to do the opposite of what their parents want them to do,” said Aguila. Growing up without a father figure, Aguila was the youngest of five boys and one…

March 8, 2012
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LACCD board of trustee member opens forum on Cain firing

February 25, 2012

  By Erik Luna Former head coach of Huskies football Lynn Cain was fired from his position on Jan. 30, after leading the Huskies to win the American Championship Bowl game last season. A Los Angeles Community College District Board of Trustees member, Kelly Candaele, held a forum on Feb. 16 at the auditorium foyer so people from the community, as well as the school, could voice their opinion regarding…

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Coach Lynn Cain terminated after successful season

By Erik Luna State championship winning coach Lynn Cain was fired after four years as head coach for the Huskies’ football program last week. His being fired prompted many to speak out against the East Los Angeles College Athletics Department. ELAC Athletics Director Al Cone asked Cain to collect his belongings and turn in his keys by Feb. 3. “Quite often with these situations communication between coaches, administration and staff is a…

February 9, 2012
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Huskies secure American Championship Bowl

By Carlos Alvarez The Huskies got their payback with a 42-28 win over the Corsairs at Santa Monica College, capturing the American Championship Bowl trophy. The game was dominated by the Huskies’ high-scoring offense and stifling red zone defense. Led by freshman quarterback Aaron Cantu, the offense answered each Santa Monica scoring drive with their own. After falling behind early in the first quarter 14-7, the Huskies began their drive at…

November 23, 2011
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ELAC football heads to American Championship Bowl after win

By Megan Perry Huskies come back with a bang for an undefeated title in conference and a spot in the American Championship Bowl next Saturday after a 37-year deficit. The Bowl is to take place at Santa Monica College against the Corsairs, a team that Huskies lost to earlier this season. East Los Angeles College is ranked No. 16 in Southern California, and is the champion of the American Mountain Conference. The…

November 15, 2011
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Garfield Bulldogs earn ‘Classic’ win

By Megan Perry The James A. Garfield High School Bulldogs clinched a spot in the Division I high school football playoffs on Friday as they defeated the Theodore Roosevelt High School Rough Riders in the 77th Annual East Los Angeles Classic, at Weingart Stadium. Garfield beat Roosevelt in Friday’s Eastern League match for a second straight year since 2006 with a final score of 29-15,  placing the Bulldogs second in…

November 10, 2011
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