Men’s basketball places second at Neil Edwards Classic

December 3, 2014

By Lucero Rodriguez  The men’s basketball team placed second in the Neil Edwards Classic after a tough 64-61 loss against Cuesta College in the championship game. East Los Angeles College defeated Orange Coast College on Friday 94-75 and battled with Moorpark College before taking the 72-67 victory to earn a spot in the championship game. “We can’t take teams for granted and as a team we have to execute better,”…

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ELAC football head coach Mojarro dismissed

By Jane Fernandez Steven Mojarro, head coach of the ELAC football team was dismissed on Friday after ending a three-year term. Mojarro was head coach of the team for 3-7 seasons and had a record of 11-19. He was assistant coach for the rest of the four seasons.

November 25, 2014
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Men’s soccer shocks No. 3 Mt. San Antonio College

By Liliana Marquez Cesar Alvarez had the perfect timing to net the game-winner for the East Los Angeles College men’s soccer team to defeat state-ranked Mt. San Antonio College, 2-1, at the Mounties’ home on Nov. 7. to move the Huskies closer to playoffs. The Mounties have been state champions for four consecutive years (2009-2012). They were ranked in No. 3 statewide and No. 2 in the Southern California Region coming into the match,…

November 9, 2014
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Tartars stun Huskies, end streak

November 8, 2014

By Liliana Marquez For the first time in the last five seasons, El Camino College Compton Center defeated  the East Los Angeles College men’s soccer team, 2-1. The Huskies suffered a disappointing loss after a second-half-winner strike by Joey Loza of Compton Nov. 4 at Weingart Stadium. Loza’s goal allowed the Tartars to earn the come-from-behind victory. ELAC Head Coach Eddie Flores said that the Huskies did not work nor connect and…

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Men’s soccer scores crucial three-point victory

October 13, 2014

By Liliana Marquez After three winless South Coast Conference matches, the East Los Angeles College men’s soccer team scored a 4-2 victory over El Camino College Compton Center Oct. 10 at Weingart Stadium earning a much-needed three-points in the South Coast Conference standings. This result helped the Huskies move up in the SCC standings. They are now tied with Los Angeles Harbor and Pasadena City colleges, all with four points…

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Huskies lose at home, 45-13

  By Andrew Ruiz East Los Angeles College’s football home opener against Santa Barbara City College resulted in a 45-13 loss Sept. 27 at Weingart Stadium. The Huskies play at El Camino College Compton Center Sept. 27 at 1 p.m. Both teams are winless. The Huskies, who got a total of six false start penalties against SBCC, were their own enemies in the loss. “The thing about it is they’re drive killers….

September 26, 2014
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Olympic hopefuls win top honors

By Tadzio Garcia East Los Angeles College’s long distance runners freshman Laura Aceves and sophomore Gonzalo Ceja each ran top-10 national times in track and field during the 2013-2014 season. For this and other accomplishments, they were recognized with top honors at the ELAC cross country and track and field awards banquet June 26, with additional awards presented to athletes June 30. This was a banner year for ELAC in…

July 24, 2014
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East Los Angeles College sports finds success in spring

May 21, 2014

By William Hernandez It has been awhile since the East Los Angeles College Athletic Department has accomplished as much all-around success as they have in 2014. When the regular season concluded for spring sports last month, ELAC had four teams competing in the California Community College Athletic Association playoffs. “From top to bottom its probably been the most successful season we have ever had since I have been associated with…

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FAST Huskies compete in Houston

May 8, 2014

  By William Hernandez The East Los Angeles College Future Automotive Science Technician Huskies garnered a 25th place finish in the 2014 Shell Eco-Marathon Americas event in Houston, Texas April 24-27. Out of the 28 schools that passed inspection tests and finished the 10-lap race, the FAST Huskies’s made-from-scratch aerodynamic-carbon-fiber vehicle used a total of 221.10 gasoline miles per gallon. More than 200 high schools, colleges and universities from across…

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Huskies one win from a conference title

April 24, 2014

By Diego Linares The East Los Angeles College baseball team shutout Los Angeles Harbor College 12-0 in a key South Conference game with fine pitching and patience at the plate April 24 at Husky Park. ELAC plays at Harbor tomorrow at 2:30 p.m. A win will give the Huskies at least a share of the SCC title. ELAC’s starting pitcher Shawn Kennedy gave up five hits through seven innings of…

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