Softball ends eight-game losing streak

April 26, 2017

By Noe Ortega The Huskies ended its season 18-22 overall and 3-9 in the South Coast Conference-North. Yesterday East Los Angeles College defeated Chaffey College 6-5 in a back-and-forth game to break an eight-game losing streak last Thursday. In the bottom of the seventh inning, ELAC was tied 5-5 and had a player on first and second base when freshman right-fielder, Destiny Avena, slammed the ball towards center-field to bring…

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Badminton loses third match of season to rival

April 19, 2017

By William McMahan East Los Angeles College badminton team lost 20-1 and falls to 5-3 overall with a tough road loss to Pasadena City College at PCC. ELAC is in second place behind PCC, but it seems like they can’t defeat them. All three of ELAC’s losses have come from PCC this year, with scores of 20-1, 19-2, and 20-1,“ PCC has one of the best teams I’ve ever seen…

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Baseball strays from playoff hopes

April 19, 2017

By Tiana Hunter Baseball faced a tough loss to Santa Ana College on Friday, 11-5. East Los Angeles College’s pitching was a major problem after the third inning and one of the reasons they lost. Pitching started out with freshman Adrian Cardenas, but they would go through six pitchers in this game. “The arm felt good coming off extra days rest, but I started missing my locations a little bit,…

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Baseball takes two of three against Rio Hondo

By Dan Gudino Two costly errors gave East Los Angeles College baseball a 4-2 loss at home, in the series finale against Rio Hondo College on Saturday. “We missed an opportunity for a sweep. I feel we got too comfortable with our two wins against them (Rio Hondo) and it showed with our fielding today. We need to get dialed in and focus on playing clean baseball against Chaffey (College,…

March 26, 2017
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Football season wrap up

November 22, 2016

by Israel Moreno The football team had a very successful season this year with a 9­2 record and won the American Metro Conference champion title and won the Patriotic bowl. Coach Andrew Tree said winning the conference championship was the biggest accomplishment they reached this season. Recruiting and training really hard are some of the ways they will be preparing for next season. “I think it’s been great we went…

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Football Wins championship in conference’s inaugural season

By Dan Gudino Football head coach Bobby Godinez was showered with the ceremonial Gatorade bucket after his team won the American Metro Conference championship, defeating Pasadena City College 63-17, Saturday night at Weingart Stadium. “It feels awesome. It’s a tribute to the players, (coaching) staff, to (athletic director) Al Cone, to everybody who was a part of this. It’s an awesome feeling,” East Los Angeles College Head Coach Godinez said….

November 9, 2016
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Running back carries football to victory

By Dan Gudino The football team showed resilience in a 26-21 comeback victory on the road last Saturday against Santa Ana College. East Los Angeles College trailed throughout the majority of the first game in the inaugural season of the American Metro Conference. ELAC’s sophomore running back Shaq Shelton split through the middle of the Santa Ana defense and carried the ball eight yards to give the Huskies the winning…

October 5, 2016
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Sports Briefs: Sept. 15 – 21, 2016

By Diego Linares Water Polo  The water polo team looks to regain its composure after going 0-8 to start the season. The team has had to play through two injuries, one being a shoulder subluxation suffered by starter Irene Young, but are looking toward a young core of athletes to propel them forward. ELAC water polo head coach Erik Matheson said freshman players Jessenia Barberena and Cynthia Sanchez have been…

September 21, 2016
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ELAC football loses emotional first game of season

By Dan Gudino The football team took an emotional 27-3 loss in the first game of the season at Orange Coast College on Saturday. Lack of production from the offense, missed tackles, inexperience and first game nerves took East Los Angeles College out of the game. A few ELAC players were left in tears after Orange Coast scored 20 unanswered points in the second half. One of those emotional players was…

September 7, 2016
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ELAC Football edged in scrimmage game

By Dan Gudino The East Los Angeles College football team began its 2016 season with a 10-7 loss against Victor Valley College, with a new coaching staff, in a scrimmage game on Thursday at Weingart Stadium. A scrimmage game runs according to rules the coaches agreed on prior to the game. ELAC and VVC played only two quarters, highlighted by the defensive effort of first year head coach Bobby Godinez…

August 26, 2016
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