Men’s Basketball Faced Championship Loss

By Andrew Ruiz The Huskies’ basketball team hopes of claiming its first California Community College Athletic Association State Championship trophy was shattered in a tough 50-47 loss to top-seeded Saddleback College on Sunday at Cerritos College. East Los Angeles College jumped out to an early 10-2 start and maintained the lead for the majority of the game, but gave up four points and the lead in the final minute. “(We had…

March 21, 2015

Project Ethos presents night of fashion, entertainment

By Tadzio Garcia Project Ethos kicked off Fashion Week LA with an outreach to local and international talent with an exciting night of fashion, music and art in Hollywood on March 10. The event drew a packed house at the Taglyan Cultural Complex in Hollywood attracting celebrities and students alike. The red-carpet event offered two fashion runway shows, ongoing music performances and a maze of various types of artists who…

March 14, 2015

Men’s Basketball Makes History

By Andrew Ruiz For the first time in East Los Angeles College history, the men’s basketball team has made it to the California Community College Athletic Association playoffs. A 92-73 win against Long Beach City College in the fourth round of the CCCAA Southern Regional playoffs on March 7. The Huskies will face Merritt College of the Northern Regional in the State Championships Friday March 13 at 5 p.m. at…

March 12, 2015

Huskies splash to two wins

By Tadzio Garcia  The swim and dive team began South Conference play with two wins against Rio Hondo and host Los Angeles Trade Tech colleges Friday Feb. 27 in double dual meet competition. The Huskies defeated Rio Hondo 154-68 and crosstown rival Trade Tech 154-33. The Huskies compete in the Chaffey Invitational at Riverside Community College on March 6, at 1 p.m. and on March 7 with a start time…

March 11, 2015

Track and field earn national recognition

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…

February 25, 2015

Softball opens with 13-10 loss

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…

February 6, 2015

Women’s basketball win streak reaches seven

By Tadzio Garcia Twelve Huskies scored as the state’s No. 4-ranked East Los Angeles College defeated Los Angeles Harbor College, 86-68, in a divisional crossover game yesterday to win its seventh consecutive game. ELAC and Harbor had nine games this season of common opponents with the Huskies getting nine wins and Harbor winning just two. “We played the entire team for a more competitive game for all players on the…

February 1, 2015

Huskies win big matchup by 11

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…

January 31, 2015

Cross Country runs to new records

 By Tadzio Garcia The 2014 season was highlighted with nine Huskies qualifying at the California Community College Athletic Association State Championships for the third time in the last 15 years. In 2001, ELAC advanced 14 to the state finals with the women’s team taking second place and the men’s team finishing 11th. ELAC qualified 10 to the 2011 finals. Defending state champion Laura Aceves earned her second-consecutive All-American status while taking…

December 9, 2014

Wrestlers beat the University of Southern California

By Jonathan Gomez The East Los Angeles College wrestling team finished 5th in their Fourth-Annual Brawl beating the University of Southern California, who placed sixth, in the process. The Huskies also beat the University of California, Irvine who did not sport a complete team. Two Huskies advanced to the championship finals with sophomores Adrian Herrera, in the 174-pound weight division, and William Amelong (heavyweight). Herrera won first place with an upset…

December 8, 2014