Hard work earns basketball player scholarship

May 16, 2012

By Dennis Kim Rafael Morelos is witnessing his dreams become a reality thanks to the opportunities given by college and the game of basketball. Born and raised in the city of Baldwin Park, Morelos decided to stay close to his home after high school. He chose to attend East Los Angeles College with the dreams of receiving a basketball scholarship. A natural sportsman, Morelos grew up in a home filled…

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Huskies end on high note

By Alfonso Rivera Deon Geary and Rafael Morelos helped lead the Huskies to an 88-76 victory in the final game of the season against a tough El Camino College Compton Center team.] Sophomore Geary (Blair High School) scored 21 points in the winning effort. Geary ended the regular season the No. 10-leading scorer in the state with a 19.7 points per game average. Sophomore Morelos (Baldwin Park High), who averages 13.8…

February 24, 2012
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Huskies split two

January 30, 2012

By Tadzio Garcia The men’s basketball team split two inter-divisional conference games beating Long Beach City College, 87-75, then losing a thriller, 66-60, to previously ranked Los Angeles Harbor College. The Huskies are 11-10 overall, 2-2 in the South Coast Conference, North Division standings. Long Beach fell to 8-12 overall. The defending SCC South Division champion LA Harbor improved to 14-8 overall. East Los Angeles College was down at the…

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L.A. Southwest gets by ELAC

January 24, 2012

  By Tadzio Garcia The men’s basketball team gave the state’s No. 6 ranked team, Los Angeles Southwest College, a tough game but came up on the short end of a 70-58 score. The game at LA Southwest was marred by a seemingly serious injury of Husky Albert Chavez at 12:46 in the second half. Chavez didn’t get up from midcourt while the Cougars were scoring a basket for a…

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