Huskies come up short to top-ranked Cerritos College

By Stephanie Guevara In an aggravated clash where men’s soccer saw three red cards, East Los Angeles College lost 3-1 to Cerritos College yesterday at the Weingart Stadium. In minute 86 of the game, ELAC sophomore fullback Jorge Mejia committed a foul on Cerritos freshman midfielder Alberto Carrillo when both fought for the ball in the air in the keeper’s area. The foul resulted in a penalty kick that angered…

October 18, 2017

Sports Briefs

Water Polo Water Polo lost at Cerritos College 17-7 with five goals coming from Sophia Gonzalez. According to assistant coach Irene Young, the team got fatigued and stopped scoring. ELAC’s next game is at El Camino on October 4. Wrestling The wrestling team placed 14 out of 24 in the Santa Ana invitational. Brandon Sotomayor won three falls to one, winning him MVP of the upper weight class. The next…

October 5, 2017

Women’s soccer conference triumphs continue

BY Rogelio Alvarez East Los Angeles College women’s soccer team extended its unbeaten streak to three games after defeating Los Angeles Harbor College, 2-0, Friday at Weingart Stadium. Huskies sophomore forward Tara Cofer scored both goals in the victory. Cofer’s second goal was a one-on-one with Harbor freshman goalkeeper Cynthia Prado. Huskies freshman midfielder Lizeth Delgado snuck a pass through Harbor defense to set up Cofer’s second goal of the…

October 28, 2015

East Los Angeles College softball team sweeps win

By George Maldonado The East Los Angeles College softball team upsets No.7 ranked Cerritos College to earn their fifth win in the South Coast Conference on March 12. In the top of the fifth inning Cerritos gained momentum by scoring its first run of the game 2-1. However, the inning ended just after because of an illegal timeout used by Cerritos Head Coach Kodee Murray. Head coach Murray was displeased…

March 14, 2015

ELAC baseball player pitches for greatness

By Liliana Marquez Every time starting pitcher of East Los Angeles College Roman Davalos throws the ball to home plate, his wrist shows off a tattoo with the letters RDD, next to a tattoo of a Dallas Cowboys star. Those letters are the initials of his late grandfather, Roman D. Davalos, who passed away almost four years ago. The star represents Roman Davalos and his grandfather’s favorite football team. “Every…

May 21, 2014

Softball team strikes out of playoffs

  By Russell Zazueta It wasn’t meant to be for East Los Angeles College starting pitcher Alashanee Medina and the ELAC softball team after Saddleback College ended their 2014 season this past Sunday with 4-3 loss. The Huskies were eliminated in the first round of the California Community College Athletic Association Southern Regional playoffs. ELAC ended their season with a 29-11 overall record, earning a share of the South Coast…

May 4, 2014

Right fielder has potential to become pro

By Liliana Marquez The end of the game approached at Husky Park as Zachary Ashford scored a run in the bottom of the seventh inning to get East Los Angeles College closer to a South Coast Conference title. The crowd cheered for him as his teammates congratulated him and patted him on the shoulders. Ashford, 20, is a sophomore right fielder for the ELAC baseball team. What most people don’t…

April 30, 2014

No. 7-ranked Huskies upset at home, 2-0

    By William Hernandez The East Los Angeles College men’s baseball team struggled at the plate last night against South Coast Conference rival Cerritos College losing, 2-0, but still ahead of the pack in the South Coast Conference. The Huskies are 8-2 and in first place in the SCC one game ahead of Cerritos and El Camino College (both 7-3), who are tied for second place. The Huskies play the second…

March 27, 2014