Baseball team fall short against El Camino

By Julianne Obregon The East Los Angeles College baseball team suffered a 10-4 loss in its last home game against El Camino College April 23 in a South Coast Conference game. The Huskies did not generate runs with runners in a scoring position. “We didn’t take advantage of our scoring opportunities,” ELAC assistant coach Phillip Valdez said. For sophomore pitcher Gabriel Ramos, this game was his last home game for…

April 24, 2015
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East Los Angeles College softball team sweeps win

By George Maldonado The East Los Angeles College softball team upsets No.7 ranked Cerritos College to earn their fifth win in the South Coast Conference on March 12. In the top of the fifth inning Cerritos gained momentum by scoring its first run of the game 2-1. However, the inning ended just after because of an illegal timeout used by Cerritos Head Coach Kodee Murray. Head coach Murray was displeased…

March 14, 2015
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Track and field earn national recognition

February 25, 2015

By Tadizo Garcia  The men’s and women’s track and field teams have recently won numerous times receiving both individual and team awards since 2008. The Huskies have recorded top-10 community college results in the nation (1), the state (5), Southern California (5) and in the South Coast Conference (17). The teams competed in the Mt. San Antonio College Opener on Feb. 6, the Mt. SAC Combined Events Challenge Feb. 19-20…

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Softball opens with 13-10 loss

February 6, 2015

By Tadzio Garcia The defending South Coast Conference champion East Lost Angeles College softball team kicked off the 2015 season with a 13-10 loss against Riverside City College Friday, Jan. 30. Gone for the Huskies is the 2014 California Community Colleges Athletic Association Pitcher of the Year, Alashanee Medina, and catcher, Valerie Aguilar, who was named to the 2014 Southern California First Team. Riverside returned center fielder Michelle Paul who…

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Huskies win big matchup by 11

January 31, 2015

By Tadzio Garcia It was the state’s No. 4-ranked East Los Angeles College winning at No. 8 El Camino College, 73-62, in a South Coast Conference divisional crossover game. The game had 22 lead changes and five ties, the last tie with 3:43 left in the game. The Huskies, 22-2 overall, outscored the Warriors 11-1 the remainder of the game, with sophomore forward Jocelyne Diaz scoring eight to quiet the…

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Women’s basketball avoids upset

By Carlos Alvarez After a sluggish first half, the East Los Angeles College women’s basketball team dominated El Camino College Compton Center, winning 77-50 in front of its home crowd Jan. 14. “We came out sluggish because we didn’t play our normal game defensively. We usually start pressuring teams. Today we just played basic defense,” ELAC Head Coach Bruce Turner said. ELAC the state’s No. 4-ranked team struggled on offense…

January 15, 2015
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Men’s basketball falls short against PCC

January 10, 2015

By Jesus Figueroa The East Los Angeles College men’s basketball team played hard against Pasadena City College, but fell short losing its South Coast Conference North Division home opener on Jan. 9 in Monterey Park, California. ELAC lost to PCC 82-81 in overtime and the Huskies struggled and failed to score easy shots. The game play seemed fast and chaotic as ELAC tried to take quick shots. This was ELAC’s…

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Men’s soccer clinches playoff spot

By Liliana Marquez After two consecutive seasons without advancing to playoffs, the East Los Angeles College men’s soccer team clinched a spot despite losing against Los Angeles Harbor College, 2-0, on Nov. 14 at Weingart Stadium. The Huskies ended the regular season ranked No. 10 in the South Region with a record of 8-8-5 overall and 5-6-3 in the South Coast Conference. ELAC will face Santiago Canyon College (13-4-3, 9-3-2)…

November 20, 2014
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Men’s soccer shocks No. 3 Mt. San Antonio College

By Liliana Marquez Cesar Alvarez had the perfect timing to net the game-winner for the East Los Angeles College men’s soccer team to defeat state-ranked Mt. San Antonio College, 2-1, at the Mounties’ home on Nov. 7. to move the Huskies closer to playoffs. The Mounties have been state champions for four consecutive years (2009-2012). They were ranked in No. 3 statewide and No. 2 in the Southern California Region coming into the match,…

November 9, 2014
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Tartars stun Huskies, end streak

November 8, 2014

By Liliana Marquez For the first time in the last five seasons, El Camino College Compton Center defeated  the East Los Angeles College men’s soccer team, 2-1. The Huskies suffered a disappointing loss after a second-half-winner strike by Joey Loza of Compton Nov. 4 at Weingart Stadium. Loza’s goal allowed the Tartars to earn the come-from-behind victory. ELAC Head Coach Eddie Flores said that the Huskies did not work nor connect and…

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