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 are peaking before conference finals

  By Tadzio Garcia Spring vacation was anything but a break for the East Los Angeles College track and field team. The Huskies produced 34 personal records in three meets on five different days last week. “We’re working on getting better each day for the South Coast Conference finals,” Gonzalo Ceja, ELAC distance runner, said. The Huskies have a bye next week then travel to Long Beach City College to…

April 10, 2014
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Former East Los Angeles College athlete ends 2012 Olympics run

By Tadzio Garcia Former East Los Angeles College Husky Kenneth Medwood’s 2012 Olympics run ended while local athlete Kim Rhode became the first American to win a medal in five consecutive Olympic Games. Medwood, representing Belize, was one of 24 athletes that advanced to the 400-meter hurdles semifinals out of the first round. Medwood, who was the flag bearer for Belize in the opening ceremonies, clocked in at 49.87 seconds,…

August 6, 2012
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