Faulty connection results in E7 flood

By Oliver Blanco A three and a quarter inch pipeline burst and flooded the E7 building basement, during spring break last Friday at approximately 1 p.m. While off duty, a member of the facilities department, whose name is being withheld, discovered the flood last Sunday at noon. “It was fate.  He (the Facilities Department member) had just come in on a Sunday afternoon to use the computer lab down in the…

April 18, 2012
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Softball team spanked by Vikings 10-0

By Dulce Carrillo Sometimes the third time is not a charm. During spring break, the softball team played against Long Beach City College, loosing by mercy rule, 10- 0, in five innings. The starting pitcher for the Huskies was No. 9, Evangeline Montes. Montes was effective early in the game as she did not surrender any runs to the Vikings potent offense through the first two innings. Montes started the…

April 14, 2012
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Huskies swim to 23 individual records in the Pasadena Invitational

By William Hernandez The Huskies swimming and diving team placed 14th at the Pasadena Invitational swimming without a full team while posting 23 top times of the season, April 6 and 7. The level of competition at the Invitational was tough, the 18 schools participating included the defending state champs Orange Coast College who won the women’s title in Pasadena. On the first day of the competition the Huskies had a tough time keeping up with the other…

April 12, 2012
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Huskies take series win against Vikings

By Alfonso Rivera and Carlos Alvarez Baseball team takes series win defeating Long Beach City College two out of three games last week. With a chance to sweep their conference rivals, Huskies lost, 2-1, in a great  pitching duel Saturday, March 24. The Husky record stands at 11-10, 6-2 in South Coast Conference play. They are in a three way tie for second place with Compton and Long Beach. “You…

April 12, 2012
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ELAC softball win streak at two games

By Edgar Lopez Huskies softball out-batted Pasadena City College, for an 11-6 victory at home last Tuesday improving their conference record to 6-7 and 11-17 overall. Coach Erika Blanco said it’s good to be able to build on the last game’s win and to establish consistency. “Winning is contagious,” Blanco said. The Huskies racked up points in the bottom half of the fourth inning, scoring five runs on five hits,…

April 9, 2012
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ELAC track and field team raises own bar

By Tadzio Garcia The Huskies posted 17 career-best individual results in the last two weeks of track and field meets continuing to peak just a mere two weeks before the South Coast Conference finals. In their most recent competition, seven Huskies raised their own bar with personal best records at Pasadena City College on March 24. Ten Huskies did the same at Occidental College and Cal State Northridge on Friday, March…

April 8, 2012
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Husky softball breaks losing streak

  By Edgar Lopez   The Husky softball team broke a two-game losing streak last Thursday with a win against the El Camino College Compton Center Tartars, 11-2, taking the team’s overall record to 10-17 overall and 5-8 in South Coast Conference play. Coach Erika Blanco said it felt good to come back from the losses and that the game allowed them to work on key components of their game. In…

April 1, 2012
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Swimmers threaten tough competition

By Jorge Lopez The swimming and diving team stunned Long Beach City and El Camino colleges at the double-dual meet held at Long Beach on Friday, taking the huskies to a 4-1 record in dual-meet competitition . They beat the Vikings, 63-59, and the Warriors, 67-60. The meet got off to a great start in the 200-yard medley, when the Husky A-team, composed of Alexandra Gonzalez, Beisi Li, Martha Rivas and…

March 28, 2012
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Baseball team earns team victory

 By Carlos Alvarez The Husky baseball team defeated Pasadena City College 13-3, with strong pitching and potent offense in the final game of the three-game series. After losing the second game of the series, 9-10, on a walk-off two- run hit by Lancers sophomore Sean Stone, the Huskies took control of the third game early. ”We have a great team so we are expected to bounce back the way we did,”…

March 28, 2012
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Former baseball player slides home

By Carlos Alvarez Head varsity baseball coach at Roosevelt High School and former East Los Angeles College baseball standout Ramon Ruiz continues to share his experience of what it takes to make it to the major leagues. “I have always taken pride in the community and try to give back anyway I can.  It’s an honor to coach at my high school alma mater,” Ruiz said. Upon graduating from Roosevelt…

March 21, 2012
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