Runner leaves past in the dust

  By Tadzio Garcia   East Los Angeles College track and field co-captain Gonzalo Ceja has grown out of a life of trouble to pursue an education while going as far as he can as an athlete. “When I was a teenager I had a dream of being an athlete, but I never got that chance because I chose the quick life on the streets. While doing time, I learned…

February 26, 2014
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Husky carries team to second consecutive postseason bid

by Tadzio Garcia Gonzalo Ceja placed sixth and led the Husky Cross Country Team to the postseason for the first time in four years at the South Coast Conference finals in Long Beach last Friday. “We are happy, but we are not satisfied. We will be satisfied when we make state,” Ceja said. Ceja was the first Husky named to the SCC Men’s Top-14 since 2006. Oscar Ogwaro won the…

November 6, 2013
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Track and field athletes set personal best at So Cal Finals 2013

By Victoria Hernandez   The East Los Angeles College track and field team competed in the So Cal Finals 2013 making history as it’s been six years since the team competed in five different events for the So Cal Finals. “I am very proud of the team, and the team’s chemistry throughout the whole season. We hope to end it strong,” said ELAC Head Coach Louis Ramirez. The first one…

May 20, 2013
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East LA College runners advance to state

By Tadzio Garcia   The men’s cross country team and Megan Magdaleno from the women’s team advanced out of the SoCal Championships to the State Championships. The state finals will be at Woodward Park in Fresno on Nov. 17, beginning at 10am. The Huskies ran away with two huge upsets. SoCal’s No. 14-ranked Huskies edged No. 12 Santa Barbara City College by nine points to take 10th place over the…

November 4, 2012
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East LA runners advance to SoCal Championships

  By Tadzio Garcia   The men’s cross country team did the impossible. They sported a full team for the first time this season. As a result, they walked away with a postseason bid with two upsets over ranked teams at the South Coast Conference Championships at Griffith Park last Saturday. The women’s team did not qualify. They lost the final bid to Golden West College, a team they beat twice…

October 28, 2012
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East LA College Scoreboard, Week 7

October 14, 2012 By Tadzio Garcia   The East Los Angeles College men’s and women’s sports teams went 5-2 last week with the wrestling scoring the biggest upset of the week against No.11-ranked Rio Hondo College last Wednesday, Oct. 10. The women’s volleyball team also recorded an upset win at home last Wednesday. The Huskies won 3-1 over Los Angles Trade Technical College . The Huskies lost the critical third match against Trade Tech…

October 14, 2012
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ELAC runners finish seventh at Mt. SAC Invite

By Tadzio Garcia   The Huskies dropped out of the SoCal rankings despite taking seventh place out of 21 teams racing at the 2012 Mt. San Antonio College Cross Country Invite Friday, Oct. 12. Host Mt. San Antonio College edged the Huskies by 13 points to take sixth place because the Huskies ran short missing three of their top runners. The Huskies however edged Pima Community College from Arizona by…

October 14, 2012
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East L.A. College runners win second title

By Tadzio Garcia   The No. 14 men’s cross country team has been making headlines all season. Move over men, the women’s team has arrived—again. For possibly the first time in ELAC history, the women’s team won its second championship title in one season. The Huskies won the Annual San Diego Invitational last Saturday. Results included the first place Huskies, who scored 39 points, outrunning runner-up San Diego Mesa College (47…

October 9, 2012
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Cross Country teams are making strides

By Tadzio Garcia The men’s cross country team raced to a top-ten finish at the SoCal Preview for the first time since 2007 at Fairview Park in Costa Mesa last Saturday; this without two of the Huskies’ top runners. The women’s team placed 16th in the biggest meet of the regular season, hosted by Orange Coast College. The SoCal Preview included almost 600 runners in total. Several runners were treated for heat-related…

September 20, 2012
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Runners take 10th at SoCal Preview

By Tadzio Garcia   The men’s cross country team raced to a 10th place at the SoCal Preview for the first time since 2007 at Fairview Park in Costa Mesa last Saturday; this without two of the Huskies’ top runners. The women’s team placed 16th out of 27 teams in the biggest meet of the year prior to the post season, which included almost 600 runners in total that competed…

September 17, 2012
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