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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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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Athlete rises above discrimmination

  By Manny Miguel Despite many struggles as an openly gay athlete, East Los Angeles College student Adriann Crespo, 19, finds the strength to better herself. A graduate of Schurr High School, Crespo had a strong start to her career in track and field at ELAC. Before joining track and field at ELAC, Crespo used to play soccer in an outside league during her high school years. She says it…

March 27, 2014
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