East Los Angeles College wrestler dies in car accident

By Tadzio Garcia A fiery car crash claimed the life of 19-year-old student Christopher Anthony “Kris” Millan of East Los Angeles College, July 24. “We knew something was off when he didn’t show up the next day. We called him and his family said he did not come home,” teammate Pasha Sabet said. Several ELAC wrestlers said that they had heard about an accident involving a car like Millan’s and…

September 17, 2014
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Huskies end regular season with 18-match win streak

    By Tadzio Garcia In 2008 and 2014, the East Los Angeles College women’s badminton team won a South Coast Conference championship with a sweep of Pasadena City College. Each year ended with their only loss to San Diego City College in the SoCal Regional Finals. The Huskies swept the SCC individual and doubles teams finals both years advancing three singles players and two doubles teams to the state playoffs. It is another record to add to…

May 22, 2014
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Winning tastes like gold

ED(495 words) Winning tastes like gold ELAC’s wins first-ever title By Tadzio Garcia All-American and freshman Laura Aceves won first place in the women’s 10,000-meter run at the CCCAA 2014 SoCal Regional Preliminaries and Championships May 3rd at Riverside City College. It is ELAC’s first-ever women’s gold medal in the event at SoCal since it was added to California Community College Athletic Association track and field team competition in 1995….

May 10, 2014
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Runners run path to state finals

By Tadzio Garcia All-American and freshman Laura Aceves won first place in the women’s 10,000-meter run at the 2014 SoCal Southern California Regional Trials and Championships May 3 at Riverside City College. It is ELAC’s first-ever women’s gold medal in the event at the SoCal finals since the event was added to California Community College Athletic Association track and field team competition in 1995. “The race is not about time….

May 8, 2014
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SoCal runner-up Huskies advance to state singles finals

By Tadzio Garcia After ending the regular season, 13-0, the ELAC swept the South Coast Conference Individual and Doubles finals last Friday in Manhattan Beach and advances six to the state championships. The Huskies won the top three spots out of the SCC singles competition and the top two doubles spots as well. The state individual finals will be held this Friday and Saturday at De Anza College in Cupertino….

May 7, 2014
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Women’s badminton sweeps conference finals

By Tadzio Garcia After a team loss in the SoCal Regional Finals April 30, East Los Angeles College bounced back and swept the South Coast Conference singles and doubles finals yesterday in Manhattan Beach. The Huskies finished in first through fourth places in the SCC individual singles competition and took the top two spots in the doubles finals to send six athletes to the badminton state singles and doubles finals….

May 2, 2014
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Track and field gets fourth, fifth in conference

By Tadzio Garcia East Los Angeles College men’s track and field team placed fourth in the South Coast Conference finals April 25 at Long Beach City College. The women’s team finished fifth, 12 points ahead of rival Los Angeles Trade Tech College. ELAC outscored El Camino College Compton Center by 23 points and host Long Beach by 27. The women’s team had last outscored all three colleges in the SCC…

April 26, 2014
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Huskies bring home track and field champion

By Tadzio Garcia East Los Angeles College sophomore Gonzalo Ceja is the first South Coast Conference track and field men’s champion for the Huskies in six years. He won the 3,000-meter steeplechase run with a personal record at the SCC Preliminary Finals on April 22 at Veterans Memorial Stadium in Long Beach. The Huskies compete in the SCC finals tomorrow in Long Beach. As a result of Ceja’s first place…

April 24, 2014
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Huskies win one title, on brink of another

By Tadzio Garcia East Los Angeles College won its first-ever South Coast Conference softball title while the Huskies baseball team is one game behind conference leading Cerritos College with two games left. The softball team, 29-9 overall, finished 18-3 in the final SCC standings. The Huskies closed out SCC play with 10 consecutive wins to surpass Mt. San Antonio College (32-8, 17-4) and tie Cerritos (30-10, 18-3) for the title….

April 24, 2014
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Swim team advances to state in two events

By Tadzio Garcia For the first time in almost two decades, the Huskies have a women’s South Coast Conference swim champion advancing Alice Fei Zhang to the state finals in two events. The California Community College Athletic Association Swim and Dive Championships will be at ELAC in the Swim Stadium for the third consecutive year on May 1-3. Zhang won the 50-yard freestyle breaking the previous SCC finals meet record…

April 18, 2014
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