New football head coach eyes program improvement

By Liliana Marquez After two seasons of poor results, the football team’s new Head Coach Eric Marty seeks to create an elite program and a winning team for the Huskies. Marty, a native of Seattle, Washington, assumed his post as the new football head coach at the beginning of the year. This is the first time that the 29-year-old is appointed head coach, even though he has plenty of coaching…

February 25, 2015
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Women’s basketball lacks execution against Mt. SAC

By Carlos Alvarez In a matchup of two of the state’s top women’s basketball teams this season, No. 3-ranked East Los Angeles College was defeated by No. 1-ranked Mt. San Antonio College 83-72 on Feb. 6 at ELAC’s men’s gym. With the loss ELAC’s overall record moves to 23-3, 3-2 in the South Coast Conference South division, Mt. SAC remains undefeated at 27-0, 5-0 in SCC South division. “We knew…

February 7, 2015
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Softball opens with 13-10 loss

By Tadzio Garcia The defending South Coast Conference champion East Lost Angeles College softball team kicked off the 2015 season with a 13-10 loss against Riverside City College Friday, Jan. 30. Gone for the Huskies is the 2014 California Community Colleges Athletic Association Pitcher of the Year, Alashanee Medina, and catcher, Valerie Aguilar, who was named to the 2014 Southern California First Team. Riverside returned center fielder Michelle Paul who…

February 6, 2015
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Huskies win at the line

By Andrew Ruiz Prior to Jan. 30’s South Coast Conference divisional crossover game between East Los Angeles and El Camino College, Huskies freshmen Richard Bivens and Miles Ford joked about possibly making game-winning free throws this season. But what originally started as humor between the two, quickly turned into reality for Bivens, a forward from Ridgeview HS in Bakersfield, California, as he split a pair of free throws to give…

February 5, 2015
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Women’s basketball win streak reaches seven

By Tadzio Garcia Twelve Huskies scored as the state’s No. 4-ranked East Los Angeles College defeated Los Angeles Harbor College, 86-68, in a divisional crossover game yesterday to win its seventh consecutive game. ELAC and Harbor had nine games this season of common opponents with the Huskies getting nine wins and Harbor winning just two. “We played the entire team for a more competitive game for all players on the…

February 1, 2015
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Huskies win big matchup by 11

By Tadzio Garcia It was the state’s No. 4-ranked East Los Angeles College winning at No. 8 El Camino College, 73-62, in a South Coast Conference divisional crossover game. The game had 22 lead changes and five ties, the last tie with 3:43 left in the game. The Huskies, 22-2 overall, outscored the Warriors 11-1 the remainder of the game, with sophomore forward Jocelyne Diaz scoring eight to quiet the…

January 31, 2015
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Huskies bounce back after tough loss

By Andrew Ruiz The East Los Angeles College men’s basketball team returned home after a three-game road trip and defeated Los Angeles Harbor College, 86-74, on Jan. 28. The Huskies, who had won three consecutive games before losing to Long Beach City College on Jan. 23, hope to continue another winning streak as they face El Camino College, whose overall record is 6-12. Sophomore point guard Marcus Romain may have…

January 29, 2015
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Huskies come up short at buzzer

By Andrew Ruiz After a tough first half, Marcus Romain answered in the second, but came up short as the East Los Angeles College men’s basketball team fell to Long Beach City College, 74-71, Jan. 23. The Huskies battled for 38 minutes and 58.4 seconds, but in the last 1.4 seconds, Romain’s heave from about 30 feet out to force overtime hit the side of the rim as the buzzer…

January 24, 2015
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Men’s basketball wins three in a row

By Andrew Ruiz The East Los Angeles College men’s basketball team continued to keep its winning streak alive after defeating Cerritos College, 81-67, in a nonconference matchup on Jan. 21. Four of five of the Huskies’ starters finished in double digits. Despite only playing 21 minutes, sophomore guard Marcus Romain led all scorers with 18 points. Shooting guard Michael Cardenas, sophomore, added 14 points, while guard  Je’Ron Primus, also sophomore, had…

January 22, 2015
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Huskies rout Beavers

By Andrew Ruiz Los Angeles Trade Technical College sought to get revenge against the East Los Angeles College men’s basketball team only to come up short, 86-80, on Jan. 16. The Huskies defeated Trade Tech 104-77 on Dec. 12 in the 43rd Annual Riverside Holiday Tournament in Riverside, California. With Trade Tech on its home court itching for its first South Coast Conference North Division win, ELAC was the perfect…

January 17, 2015
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