Huskies come up short at buzzer

January 24, 2015

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…

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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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Huskies’ men’s basketball earns first conference win

By Andrew Ruiz It was all smiles as the East Los Angeles College men’s basketball team defeated El Camino Compton College Center, 85-72, Jan. 14 earning its first South Coast Conference North Division win. After a tough one-point loss in overtime Jan. 9 at home to Pasadena City College, ELAC defended its home court and gave Compton its first loss in conference play, snapping the Tartars’ seven-game winning streak. “It…

January 15, 2015
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Men’s basketball opens SCC with lackluster effort

January 9, 2015

By Carlos Alvarez The East Los Angeles College men’s basketball team led 7-4 five minutes into the game. From that point on, the State’s No. 1-ranked team Mt. San Antonio College dominated with a 87-67 victory Jan. 7. Riding a three-game losing the streak, ELAC was out rebounded, out hustled and out worked during the teams’ South Coast Conference North Division opener. “We just (have to) forget about this game…

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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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Huskies upset in double overtime

By Carlos Alvarez Men’s basketball forward Aaron Cheatum could only sit and watch as Citrus forward Chris Reyes grabbed the final rebound and began the celebration for Citrus College. “It hurts to lose man. It hurts to lose at home. It was a good run, I wish I could’ve done more,” South Coast Conference North Division Player-of-the-Year, Cheatum said. Citrus College, the No. 11-seed, defeated East Los Angeles College, the…

March 5, 2014
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Huskies move on to basketball tournament finals

by Tadzio Garcia The state’s No. 16-ranked East Los Angeles College men’s basketball team beat No. 12 San Bernardino Valley College, 82-76, in the semifinals of the Riverside City College Holiday Tournament yesterday. “It was a huge win. We beat them two weeks ago and knew it would be harder this time around. The team was not nervous and adjusted to their play by maneuvering around them,” ELAC’s forward Aaron…

December 14, 2013
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