Badminton player seeks new journey

By Christian Horta Only one badminton player at East Los Angeles College is hispanic and she wants to make the team more diverse. Bianca Ortega is  the only  badminton team player that isn’t asian, which makes her feel slightly isolated. “I’m not super best friends with everyone.  I’d say it’s in the middle since I really don’t share any classes with them, I only see them during practice,” said Ortega….

April 11, 2018
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Badminton wins its first game

March 27, 2018

By Kevin Camargo Badminton defeated Compton College 17-4 on Friday to get its first win of the season and improve its record to 1-2. “The team didn’t give up, so that’s good. They didn’t feel they were going to (be) 0-3,” said East Los Angeles College head coach Qui Nguy. Nguy said he believes that his team did well, aside from having a young team. “We need to work on…

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Extra innings end win streak

March 27, 2018

By Jerry Flores  After 10 innings, Huskies baseball lost another South Coast Conference-North game at home against Los Angeles Harbor College 4-3 In the top of the tenth inning, with a player on third base, Harbor sophomore designated hitter David Ramirez smashed the ball to centerfield where freshman outfielder Eddie Zavala, who stole third base, scored the winning run for Harbor. “We stayed in the system we have planned against…

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Softball recover after conference loss

March 27, 2018

By Noe Ortega   Softball won its 10th game of the season after a 8-4 victory against Compton College yesterday at home. The Huskies extended their lead in the bottom of the sixth inning after a run batted in double from freshman infielder Julie Granadeno. Sophomore infielder Jessica Hernandez and sophomore outfielder Monne’t Manning scored East Los Angeles College’s last runs of the game. “We all have that confidence. We’re…

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Upcoming Games

Softball East Los Angeles College will play tommorrow at Long Beach City College at 3 p.m. in a non-conference match where the Huskies look to improve their overall record. Women’s Swimming and Diving The Womenís Swimming and Diving team will compete in a three-way competition on Friday that starts at 12:30 pm at El Camino College. The Huskies will compete against hosts El Camino and Los Angeles Trade-Technical College. Track…

March 14, 2018
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Badminton suffers second defeat

By Noe Ortega Badminton lost its second consecutive game, 21-0, in the South Coast Conference last Wednesday against Pasadena City College at home. “We see some improvements because this year, the majority of our roster are new girls and one of the things we need to do here is to tell the girls to be more competitive and not to give up,” East Los Angeles College Badminton Head coach Qui…

March 14, 2018
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Softball returns to winning

March 14, 2018

By Noe Ortega Softball won its ninth game of the season yesterday, 9-5, at home against Los Angeles Harbor College. “It was tough in terms of the weather. Harbor is a good hitting team. They don’t stop playing or give up easily, but I thought the girls did well. They put us in situations where we have runners in position to score, but they executed well,” East Los Angeles College…

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Baseball wins its first conference game

March 14, 2018

By Jerry Flores The Huskies won their first South Coast Conference-North game at home against Long Beach City College last Thursday with a final score of 5-4. In the bottom of the ninth inning, with a player on second base, East Los Angeles College won the game after sophomore outfielder Damian Lomeli smashed a hit to left field, allowing sophomore outfielder Elias Maldonado to reach home plate. Maldonado finished the…

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Sports Updates

Swimming and Diving East Los Angeles College competed in a three-way school swim meet on Friday at Mount San Antonio College. Mt. SAC and Cerritos College were the other two schools competing along with ELAC. Freshman Caitlyn Woo competed in the 1000 yard freestyle with a time of 12:13.64 and placed first. Woo also competed in the 200 yard Individual Medley with a time of 2:33.65 and placed second. ELAC…

March 7, 2018
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Basketball season comes to an early end

By Noe Ortega Men’s basketball ended its season as South Coast Conference-North champions, with an overall record of 24-6. “The season went great. Anytime you can win over 20 games, that’s an accomplishment in itself. We won the conference for the third straight year, went to the playoffs for the sixth year in a row and got a fourth seed as    well,“ head coach John Mosley said. The Huskies…

March 7, 2018
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