Huskies Sports Update: Track and Field

Men’s East Los Angeles CollegeTrack and Field competed in the Twilight Open tournament that was held at California State University, Los Angeles from Thursday to Friday. In the eighth event held, freshman Steven Garcia finished second in the Men’s 1500 meter run with a time of 4:38.33. Garcia also competed in the Men’s 800 meter dash and placed third with a time of 2:11.58. Freshman Joshua Cardenas also competed in…

April 18, 2018

Upcoming Games

Softball Softball looks to improve its record tomorrow when it faces Mount San Antonio College at home in a South Coast Conference-North match at 3 pm. Track and Field  The Track and Field team competitors look to break personal records in the Twighlight Open tournament that will be held all day at California State University, Los Angeles. Women’s Swimming and Diving   Womenís Swimming and Diving will compete in the…

April 11, 2018

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

Huskies continue to pick up their stride

By Joshua Inglada The East Los Angeles College Huskies competed in the all-day California State Los Angeles  Invitational track and field meet on Friday and Saturday. Sophomore Joshua Taylor took first place in men’s long jump. Taylor also took second place in men’s triple jump with a distance of 13.79 meters. The Huskies faced off against teams from Biola University, Pasadena City College, California State University, Dominguez Hills, Arizona Christian…

March 7, 2018

Olympian returns to ELAC as track and field coach

By Brooke Gemina After spending several years as a professional track and field athlete,  East Los Angeles College alum, Edgar Lightbourn, has returned to ELAC. Lightbourn transferred to the University of Southern California, where he earned his bachelor’s degree in kinesiology, before performing at the professional level in track and field. He has participated in several world – level competitions, like the Central American Championship games, the Pan American games,…

September 29, 2016

Hard fought spring season

By Dan Gudino  As finals approach for students, student-athletes finish their spring season with the ups and downs only sports can bring. East Los Angeles College, during the spring semester, has six different sports to cheer for. Softball, baseball, men’s and women’s track and field, badminton and women’s swim and dive. The current on-going season of track and field, for both men and women, has brought the most success. Sophomore…

May 11, 2016

Track & Field shines at relays

By Tadzio Garcia   Freshman Kaniya Bawlson’s No. 2 high jump mark in the state was the highlight for the East Los Angeles College women’s track and field at the non-scoring Mt. San Antonio College Cross Town Relays on Feb. 2. Freshman Ramiro Arreola continued his winning streak winning in the shot put for the ELAC men’s team with a personal record of 44’ 8” feet at the non-scoring Cerritos…

February 24, 2015

Olympic hopefuls win top honors

By Tadzio Garcia East Los Angeles College’s long distance runners freshman Laura Aceves and sophomore Gonzalo Ceja each ran top-10 national times in track and field during the 2013-2014 season. For this and other accomplishments, they were recognized with top honors at the ELAC cross country and track and field awards banquet June 26, with additional awards presented to athletes June 30. This was a banner year for ELAC in…

July 24, 2014

East Los Angeles College sports finds success in spring

By William Hernandez It has been awhile since the East Los Angeles College Athletic Department has accomplished as much all-around success as they have in 2014. When the regular season concluded for spring sports last month, ELAC had four teams competing in the California Community College Athletic Association playoffs. “From top to bottom its probably been the most successful season we have ever had since I have been associated with…

May 21, 2014

Track and field wins two state titles

  By Jose Bivian and Ruben Hernandez For the first time in East Los Angeles College’s history, the track and field team took home the gold in two steeplechase races on Saturday at the SoCal Track and Field Championships. The Huskies won back-to-back first place steeplechase gold medals in for the first time in ELAC’s 68 year history, ELAC track and field Assistant Head Coach David Loera said. “We devised a…

May 16, 2014