SCC Pentathlon Makes Waves

    By Tadzio Garcia The East Los Angeles College Huskies hosted their first South Coast Conference Pentathlon in more than a dozen years yesterday. The Huskies began their second swim season after an 11-year hiatus. “This year we expect ELAC to make progress from last year with faster times and a more cohesive team. Those returning are responsible towards one another and the team will bring this into this…

February 17, 2013
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ELAC swimming and diving ends season

By William Hernandez The Women’s swimming and diving team concluded their first season of competition in 10 years this past weekend at the South Coast Conference Championships at Pasadena City College. The championship meet consisted of three days of play with preliminaries in the morning and finals later in the afternoon. The Huskies improved their performance day by day race by race. On the first day of competition the Huskies had…

April 26, 2012
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ELAC swimming and diving team post 12 fastest times

    By Tadzio Garcia Competing without several Huskies, the swimming and diving team came up short against Chaffey (62-216) and Mt. San Antonio (83-186) colleges last week while posting a season high 12 personal best times. “We missed fast girls today. It’s frustrating because we could have scored alot more points. But we did swim the best we could and that is important,” said Beisi Li. In diving competition, Melissa…

April 10, 2012
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Huskies improve in Chaffey Invitational

By Tadzio Garcia The swimming team placed eight out of 10 teams at the Chaffey Invitational at Riverside Community College last weekend. The Huskies improved on their score by more than 100 points from their previous invitational. “We have to race against top teams to be able to compete at that level. We try to improve individual times to move up in the standings,” said Head Coach Erik Matheson. All four…

March 14, 2012
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Huskies swim team wins big

By Tadzio Garcia The swimming team won 9-of-13 events and trounced two conference foes at the LA Trade Tech College Dual Meet Friday, March 2, after previously losing to both teams. The Huskies beat Rio Hondo College, 82-33, and Trade Tech, 98-17. The Huskies previously lost to Rio Hondo by 11 points and by three points to Tech at the Mt. San Antonio College Invite, Feb. 25. East Los Angeles College…

March 14, 2012
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Splash is back

By Tadzio Garcia The women’s swim and diving teams opened the season producing competitive results that has put the Huskies back on the swimming map for the first time in eleven years. The Huskies opened the season placing sixth out of 9 teams at the South Coast Conference Pentathlon Friday, Feb. 17, at Pasadena City College, in a preview of the competition the Huskies will face at the end of…

February 28, 2012
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ELAC brings back women’s swim team after 10 years

   By Oliver Blanco After a 10-year absence, the East Los Angeles College women’s swim team has returned with Erik Matheson taking charge as head coach. Matheson is grateful for the opportunity to coach the women as he prepares the 35 women for their first competition in January. Matheson is receiving the position in June, a month after high school recruiting took place. With no high school students available to recruit,…

October 5, 2011
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