High-motor basketball player puts education first

March 26, 2014

By Carlos Alvarez Men’s basketball starting forward Zachary “Zach” Hinton’s high-octane play has him thinking of leaving California and heading to Florida. “I haven’t made up my mind, but I know I’ll be playing hard somewhere. I have some family in Florida, but I’m looking at other schools,” Hinton said. With scholarship offers from Biola University and Jacksonville University in Florida, his goal is to continue to play at a…

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Basketball guard is player of the year

March 19, 2014

    By Liliana Marquez   As the clock ticked off the final seconds,  East Los Angeles College guard Dioseline Lopez scored a crucial three-pointer that gave the women’s basketball team momentum. It was all or nothing.  The Huskies needed those points to tie the game and send it in overtime against the state’s No. 7-ranked Los Angeles Valley College. ELAC’s co-captain Lopez did not disappoint in the CCCAA second round…

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Huskies upset in double overtime

By Carlos Alvarez Men’s basketball forward Aaron Cheatum could only sit and watch as Citrus forward Chris Reyes grabbed the final rebound and began the celebration for Citrus College. “It hurts to lose man. It hurts to lose at home. It was a good run, I wish I could’ve done more,” South Coast Conference North Division Player-of-the-Year, Cheatum said. Citrus College, the No. 11-seed, defeated East Los Angeles College, the…

March 5, 2014
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Huskies topped at home by conference rival

February 22, 2014

By Will Hernandez The East Los Angeles College women’s basketball team lost to the state’s No. 3-ranked Mt. San Antonio College, 75-69, at the Men’s Gym last night. Mt. SAC entered the game undefeated in the South Coast Conference. “It is a great experience playing at ELAC, I’m very grateful and appreciative of the opportunity that life presented to me,” center Karina Ortiz said. On Monday playoff seeding’s will be…

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Huskies hold off Cerritos to secure home victory

By Will Hernandez and Jesus Figueroa The East Los Angeles College Men’s Basketball team used their home support to secure an important conference victory 68-61 over Cerritos College despite a late threat. ELAC will next face off against the reigning State Champions, Mount San Antonio College tomorrow. “Every win is a statement, and any win in this conference is pretty good,” said ELAC’s Head Coach John Mosely. A busted lip…

January 21, 2014
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ELAC men’s basketball stuns Mt. SAC again

By: Anthony Merjanoff In a thrilling and adrenaline filled game, the East Los Angeles College Huskies defeated Mt. San Antonio College, 74-66. Husky forward Jaree Crawford was in foul trouble in the first half, but was able to bounce back in a big way for the Huskies in the second half. Crawford scored 18 of his game high 21 points in the second half. “I just made sure I could…

February 21, 2013
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Huskies takedown Los Angeles Harbor

By Will Hernandez The East Los Angeles College men’s basketball team capitalized on their home court advantage and defeated LA Harbor College Wednesday night 75-66, improving their overall record to 17-6. The Huskies have enjoyed playing at home, extending their home record to 7-0 with the victory. A big part in winning on home turf is a supportive crowd that’s vocal, and ELAC had just that. Entering the game ELAC was…

February 7, 2013
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ELAC’s storybook season comes to an end

By Alfonso Rivera The number-one-seeded Mt. San Antonio College Mounties ended the most successful season in East Los Angeles College women’s basketball history. The Huskies suffered a heart-breaking defeat in the regional finals 62-60. The fourth-seeded Huskies battled throughout the contest. The battle between the conference foes was a defensive struggle on both ends of the court. In the end it was a layup by point guard Ashawnte Hawkins with 1.1 seconds left…

March 8, 2012
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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 earn fourth seed

By Alfonso Rivera ​The women’s basketball team received the number four seed in the California Community College Athletic Association Southern California Regional playoffs. As a result, the Huskies host their first postseason game ever. The Huskies, 22-6 overall and ranked 7th in the state, will play against Irvine Valley College in the second round, tonight at 7 p.m. Irvine is 18-12 overall and the 13th seed. When asked about the…

February 24, 2012
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