Sports Updates

Swimming and Diving East Los Angeles College competed in a three-way school swim meet on Friday at Mount San Antonio College. Mt. SAC and Cerritos College were the other two schools competing along with ELAC. Freshman Caitlyn Woo competed in the 1000 yard freestyle with a time of 12:13.64 and placed first. Woo also competed in the 200 yard Individual Medley with a time of 2:33.65 and placed second. ELAC…

March 7, 2018
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Win brings women’s basketball closer to playoff spot

By Rogelio Alvarez Women’s Basketball (5-3) defeated conference rivals Rio Hondo (3-5) 81-58 last Friday at Rio. The game was a must-win for East Los Angeles College, who is in contention for the Southern Coast North Conference title and a spot in the postseason. ELAC came into the game seeking to make up a tough loss at home to Mt. San Antonio College (7-1). ELAC is 17-9 overall. “We can’t…

February 14, 2018
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Basketball team dominates Rio Hondo for sixth win in a row

By Rogelio Alvarez Men’s Basketball defeated Rio Hondo College 94-64 last Friday at Rio. East  Los Angeles College extended its winning streak to six games. They are now 7-1 in the Southern Coast North Conference and 22-5 overall. “Our main focus right now is to take it one game at a time and work toward our goal of winning the conference championship,” ELAC Assistant coach Darren French said. ELAC dominated…

February 14, 2018
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Women’s soccer falls short of win

October 5, 2017

By Noe Ortega Two first-half goals were enough for women’s soccer to lose 2-1, its second conference game of the season, to Rio Hondo College at home on Friday. Sophomore midfielder Stephanie Galvan scored a goal from outside of the penalty box in minute 76 to cut the lead in half. Galvan scored her third goal of the season with six games played. The Huskies had 13 minutes left to…

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Men’s soccer wins intense battle

October 5, 2017

By Stephanie Guevara A fierce contest between two long-time rivals resulted in a men’s soccer victory, on a late goal, over Rio Hondo College,1-0, Friday at Weingart Stadium. East Los Angeles College’s dominance angered Rio Hondo players, resulting in many aggressive fouls. In minute 47 of the game, sophomore midfielder Carlos Zarate received a red card after an aggressive foul, where he elbowed ELAC sophomore fullback Jorge Mejia. After Zarate’s…

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Academic Senate votes against academic renewal unit increase

By Joshua Inglada The decision to keep academic renewal at 18 units instead of 30 was made by the District Academic Senate on May 12. President Alex Immerblum presented the option of whether or not the units needed for academic renewal should be raised from 18 to 30. Academic renewal allows students to have their transcript reviewed and have 18 units worth of bad grades removed from it. They must meet…

May 19, 2015
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STEM encourages women in science

By Jade Inglada Select female high school students from the surrounding area have the opportunity to be part of the Engineering and Technologies Department’s “ELAC Ladies in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics)Program” which began last Saturday. Associate Professor and Department Chair Jose C. Ramirez started the program. “STEM is a male dominated field. For the 85 percent of men in this field, there’s only about 15 percent women,” Ramirez…

November 5, 2014
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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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