Elan starts athletic career in Oklahoma

By Gil Milanes Sophomore – defensive back, Anthony Figueroa, received a scholarship last fall to Oklahoma Baptist University after completing two seasons playing football at East Los Angeles College. “I made sure all my classes were available to transfer, I made sure my GPA was always high and in the field I put in the work as best as I could,” Figueroa said. During Figueroa’s two years at ELAC, his…

May 30, 2017
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Dual threat athlete runs down scholarship

By: Julio Sanchez  Shiloh Jordan is on his way to Chowan University in North Carolina with an athletic scholarship three years after leaving his home and moving to California. At 21, Jordan, realized that if he stayed in Baltimore Maryland, there would be no progress towards his goals in life. “It was an unpleasant situation, where I felt like I wasn’t living up to my full potential. That’s when I…

May 20, 2017
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Softball player heads to the Midwest

By: Kevin Camacho Alexis Lazaro received a softball scholarship to Midland University to study physical therapy after two years of playing at East Los Angeles College. “Once I decided to go to ELAC and play softball here, I knew that was going to happen,” said Lazaro. According to Lazaro, this is the hardest moment in her life. “(The) stress of just transferring (is a lot, because of) the nervousness I…

May 19, 2017
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Walker’s hard work lands him an athletic scholarship

By: Michael Dominguez Sophomore guard Sequan Walker earned a scholarship to California State University of Los Angeles Division II men’s basketball team. Walker was one of four players to average double digit points this season at East Los Angeles College. Walker averaged 13.6 points overall and 16.3 points per game in the South Coast Conference – North. He was one of the key players for ELAC this season who led…

May 19, 2017
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Baseballs strenuous season comes to end

May 3, 2017

By Dan Gudino  After a long disappointing season, baseball concluded the 2017 season with a loss at home 4-2, to Cerritos College last Thursday. All season long, Huskies sophomore designated hitter Kyle Francis, performed at high levels and in the season finale he launched a towering homer run to the deepest part of center field in the fourth inning, tying the game at one. The ball would have traveled further,…

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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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