Water polo ends season with two wins

By Joseph Ovalle  The East Los Angeles College women’s water polo team took fifth place with an upset win against Rio Hondo 10-9 in the South Coast Conference Tournament Championships Nov. 8 at Mt. San Antonio College. Rio Hondo College hosted the tournament, but it was held at Mt. San Antonio College because Rio Hondo’s pool is being renovated. In the win against Rio Hondo, ELAC was led by freshmen…

November 18, 2014
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Wrestlers earn All-Conference nods

By Joseph Ovalle The East Los Angeles College wrestling team finished the day with seven Huskies being named to the All Southeast Conference Team at the Southeast Dual Meet Championships Nov. 15 at Bakersfield College. ELAC sophomores Joseph Magdaleno-Hudson of the 165-pound weight class, Maury Lemons (285) and freshman Juan Soto (184) were all chosen to the All-SEC First Team. Freshmen Johnny Robles (125), Jonathan Mandujano (149) and sophomores Daniel Martinez (141) and Adrian…

November 17, 2014
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Women’s soccer eyes a playoff berth

  By Cortez Cruz Serrato  The women’s soccer team beat El Camino College Compton Center, 4-0, in a South Coast Conference game Nov. 4 staying in contention for the Southern California Regional playoffs. With the win, the Huskies have an opportunity to move ahead of Mt. San Antonio College for second place in the South Coast Conference this Friday night if they can beat the Mounties. ELAC is now 10-4-3 overall, 7-2-2 in…

November 5, 2014
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Women’s soccer bounces back

  By Cortez Cruz Serrato The East Los Angeles College women’s soccer team beat El Camino College 4-1 in a South Coast Conference match up Oct. 28 at home in Weingart Stadium after its one-sided loss to Cerritos College Oct. 24. ELAC is now 8-4-3 overall, 5-2-2 in the SCC. Huskies Head Coach Tessa Troglia said that getting the win against El Camino after the loss against Cerritos, the SCC’s first…

October 29, 2014
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Runners upset in the heat

By Tadzio Garcia The East Los Angeles College cross-country teams competed without their top runners, mostly due to injuries, and settled for sixth place finishes at the Foothill Invitational Friday in San Bernardino. San Bernardino Valley College won the men’s team title while Cuyamaca College won the women’s championship. ELAC sophomore Cristian Flores placed sixth in San Bernardino in the men’s four-mile race and was named to his first ever…

October 8, 2014
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Huskies football loses to No. 1

  By Andrew Ruiz Mental mistakes and lack of attention to detail was East Los Angeles College’s downfall a 47-14 loss against undefeated Victor Valley College, No. 1-ranked in the Southern California American Division, Oct. 4 at home. “We made some mistakes—some busted plays,” ELAC Head Coach Steve Mojarro said. “We just got to prepare better for the next game.” ELAC quarterback Michael Ladino, returned to the starting lineup for the Huskies after sitting out last…

October 8, 2014
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Huskies beat crosstown rival 18-5 in pool

By Tadzio Garcia Erik Matheson, East Los Angeles College water polo coach, had something specific in mind in an 18-5 victory against crosstown rival Los Angeles Trade Tech College Oct. 1. ELAC, a heavy favorite based on head-to-head competition, was leading 12-1 after the first period at Trade Tech. Rather than pounding out a huge score, camaraderie was the story of this game according to Matheson. “What was the point in…

October 4, 2014
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‘Tosca’ production performs at three venues

By Tadzio Garcia The local Pacific Opera Project’s production of Puccini’s “Tosca” is not to be missed. Artistic Director Josh Shaw introduces performances unique to the opera world here in Los Angeles. Adding to the opera experience of “Tosca,” the audience is directed to walk to a different location for each act within the grounds of the St. James United Methodist Church in Pasadena, all set to a day’s story…

September 24, 2014
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Wrestling run begins

By Tadzio Garcia and Joseph Ovalle   The East Los Angeles College wrestling team opened the season with four losses in Pool A of the Mt. San Antonio College Duals Sept. 20 in Walnut. ELAC lost close matches to Bakersfield and Santa Ana colleges, 24-21 and 24-20, respectively. The Huskies lost to host Mt. SAC 30-12 and also to Palomar College 38-4. Palomar College won the pool A Duals for…

September 24, 2014
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East Los Angeles College runners can overcome defeats

By Tadzio Garcia Defending women’s California Community cross country state champion and East Los Angels College sophomore, Laura Aceves, took second place at the Fourth Annual Rio Hondo Classic Sept. 5 in South El Monte. The men’s team was dealt a blow before the season began. A handful of returning runners for the men’s team will not compete this season.  “I’m focusing on my studies this semester,” 2013 cross country state…

September 17, 2014
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