Cross Country runs to new records

 By Tadzio Garcia The 2014 season was highlighted with nine Huskies qualifying at the California Community College Athletic Association State Championships for the third time in the last 15 years. In 2001, ELAC advanced 14 to the state finals with the women’s team taking second place and the men’s team finishing 11th. ELAC qualified 10 to the 2011 finals. Defending state champion Laura Aceves earned her second-consecutive All-American status while taking…

December 9, 2014
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Runners edge university teams

By Tadzio Garcia Updated version from the East Los Angeles College Campus News Oct. 29 Volume 72, Issue 7, print edition The Huskies’ cross country teams shocked a field of four-year colleges and universities with their results at the 7th Annual West Coast Jamboree at Irvine Regional Park in Orange last Saturday. The meet consisted of National Association of Intercollegiate Athletic teams from across the country as well as East…

October 29, 2014
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Runners upset in the heat

By Tadzio Garcia The East Los Angeles College cross-country teams competed without their top runners, mostly due to injuries, and settled for sixth place finishes at the Foothill Invitational Friday in San Bernardino. San Bernardino Valley College won the men’s team title while Cuyamaca College won the women’s championship. ELAC sophomore Cristian Flores placed sixth in San Bernardino in the men’s four-mile race and was named to his first ever…

October 8, 2014
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Aceves wins SoCal Preview

By Tadzio Garcia Defending cross country state champion Laura Aceves is the first East Los Angeles College woman to become a Southern California Preview champion.  She won the Preview’s women’s 5-kilometer race Sept. 19 at Woodley Park in Van Nuys. “I should have won a better race, but this is the time in the season to experiment and learn from,” Aceves said. The women’s team took 12th place out of 26 teams. If…

September 24, 2014
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