Archive for: Preston Oliver

 
 

East Los Angeles College running back is moving up to Division I football

  By Alfonso Rivera East Los Angeles College workhorse Preston Oliver has made quite an impact on the gridiron this season and is getting significant attention from NCAA Division I universities. The University of Nevada, Purdue and Utah State universities are recruiting Oliver, according to ELAC Head Coach Steve Mojarro. “Oliver is a great kid, [...]

 
East Los Angeles College football records fall

East Los Angeles College football records fall

    By Tadzio Garcia   The Huskies football team left their own records in shreds all over the football field in Raymond “Tay” Brown Stadium in Compton, last Saturday, Nov. 3. Those darn dogs. With the 48-27 win over host El Camino College Compton Center, the Huskies have scored 354 points this season. The [...]

 

East LA College defense triggers 40-27 win

By Carlos Alvarez   The football team’s defense led the way against Chaffey College with a dominating 40-27 victory last Saturday at Weingart Stadium. Quarterback Aaron Cantu returned to the starting lineup after entering as a backup last week. “Cantu embraced the situation last week. He was injured and we can’t risk the future of a [...]

 

Football team starts late, loses game

By Tadzio Garcia   Questionable decisions resulted in the Huskies first road loss of the season, 54-42, at San Bernardino Valley College. East Los Angeles College was 3-0 on the road entering the game. The first was replacing the state’s No.2-ranked quarterback, Aaron Cantu, with an injured back-up quarterback Adrian Diaz at the start of [...]

 
ELAC Football loses Cantu and game

ELAC Football loses Cantu and game

By William Hernandez   The Huskies lost their second consecutive game, to Southwestern College 35-26, playing most of the game without quarterback Aaron Cantu who left due to an injury, last Saturday at Weingart Stadium.ELAC lost Cantu in the second quarter when he hit the ground awkwardly on a quarterback scramble. According to ELAC’s Athletic [...]

 
Huskies pull off come from behind win over Santa Barbara

Huskies pull off come from behind win over Santa Barbara

  By Anthony Merjanoff Late game heroics, with the N o. 20-ranked Huskies scoring 15 points in the last 8:20 minutes of the game, resulted in a 28-27 home opener win. Santa Barbara took a 27-13 lead with 9:21 left in the game. The Huskies responded with a 62-yard touchdown pass from Aaron Cantu to Willie Udofia cut [...]

 

Huskies football—defending champs open on the road

By Tadzio Garcia The Huskies will defend their conference title to advance to a bowl game for the second straight year, which would be the fifth since the program began in 1946. The Huskies begin their quest with a non-conference game against rival Los Angeles Valley College tomorrow at 6 p.m. at Monarch Stadium. The [...]

 
Huskies secure American Championship Bowl

Huskies secure American Championship Bowl

By Carlos Alvarez The Huskies got their payback with a 42-28 win over the Corsairs at Santa Monica College, capturing the American Championship Bowl trophy. The game was dominated by the Huskies’ high-scoring offense and stifling red zone defense. Led by freshman quarterback Aaron Cantu, the offense answered each Santa Monica scoring drive with their own. [...]

 
ELAC football heads to American Championship Bowl after win

ELAC football heads to American Championship Bowl after win

By Megan Perry Huskies come back with a bang for an undefeated title in conference and a spot in the American Championship Bowl next Saturday after a 37-year deficit. The Bowl is to take place at Santa Monica College against the Corsairs, a team that Huskies lost to earlier this season. East Los Angeles College is [...]