Men’s Basketball Makes History

March 12, 2015

By Andrew Ruiz For the first time in East Los Angeles College history, the men’s basketball team has made it to the California Community College Athletic Association playoffs. A 92-73 win against Long Beach City College in the fourth round of the CCCAA Southern Regional playoffs on March 7. The Huskies will face Merritt College of the Northern Regional in the State Championships Friday March 13 at 5 p.m. at…

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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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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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Baseball team outfielder aims for center stage

April 17, 2014

  By Liliana Marquez Considered one of the leading sports in the country, baseball has been around for more than two centuries and for Kevin Amezquita it became part of his life since the day he was born. His father Luis Amezquita said that Kevin Amezquita spent most of his childhood on a baseball field. “He never said ‘no’ to a baseball game and was always willing to practice and…

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ELAC’s men’s basketball team lose 78-73

February 6, 2014

  By Will Hernandez For the first time since last season, the East Los Angeles College men’s basketball team lost at home, defeated yesterday by Long Beach City College, 78-73, at the ELAC men’s gym. The Huskies host Pasadena City College, which will be a decisive division showdown with playoff implications on the line, after PCC got routed yesterday 68-47, by Los Angeles Harbor College. Both teams entered last night’s…

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Water Polo loses three before season’s end

by Tadzio Garcia   The women’s water polo team lost three matches last week and play in the most important match in 14 years tomorrow. After a 13-year absence from competition, the team has a chance to extend their regular season at the South Coast Conference Championships at Rio Hondo College. East Los Angeles College, 2-14 overall, 1-5 in SCC play and Pasadena City College (0-12, 1-7), the eight and…

November 6, 2013
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Water Polo program returns after 14 years

By Diego Linares and Tadzio Garcia   The East Los Angeles College swimming pool, said to be one of the fastest swim pool in the nation, will add yet more events next year. It will be home to the newly formed ELAC women’s water polo team. Water polo competition returns to ELAC after 14 years. The 1998-1999 season was the last year the ELAC pool hosted water polo events. “You can’t…

May 22, 2013
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English instructor dies of cancer

By Megan Perry Due to the cancer that spread throughout her body, English instructor Genice Everhart died at the young age of 61 on April 16. In her memory, the English department started a scholarship for English as a Second Language students, the Genice Everhart Scholarship. It is a $500 scholarship that the English department awarded on May 10 at the East Los Angeles College Scholarship Foundation Banquet that took place…

May 23, 2012
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Lady Huskies finish strong

By Max Perez  In their last home game of the season, the women’s volleyball team defeated Long Beach City College Saturday night, three set to one. Despite playing a team who recently competed in a higher division, the Huskies combined all their efforts and dominated the match. The team was lead by sophomore captains Roxanna Cardona, Jessica Espinoza, Bianca Acosta and freshman Marisa Carrillo. Their focus and competitive nature brought…

November 23, 2011
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