Cross Country runs to new records

 By Tadzio Garcia The 2014 season was highlighted with nine Huskies qualifying at the California Community College Athletic Association State Championships for the third time in the last 15 years. In 2001, ELAC advanced 14 to the state finals with the women’s team taking second place and the men’s team finishing 11th. ELAC qualified 10 to the 2011 finals. Defending state champion Laura Aceves earned her second-consecutive All-American status while taking…

December 9, 2014

Huskies run to All-Meet teams

By Tadzio Garcia East Los Angeles College sophomores Laura Aceves and Andres De La Cruz and were named to the 2014 Rio Hondo Cross Country Classic All-Meet Top-10 Teams in the Huskies’ season opener Sept. 5. Defending women’s individual state champion Aceves took second place behind internationally acclaimed Nigerian runner, Aminat Olowora, now a student at Southwestern College. Olowora clocked in 16:33.00 minutes, in the meet’s five kilometer women’s race….

September 6, 2014

Athlete wins first South Coast Conference title for ELAC

by Tadzio Garcia The women’s cross counrty team received an at-large bid to the SoCal finals and joins the men’s team in the postseason for the first time since 2005. Laura Aceves won first place in the women’s race. The Huskies should advance to the state final in two weeks. “We compete in the toughest conference in the state,” Coach Louis Ramirez said. SCC rivals Mt. San Antonio, Los Angeles…

November 6, 2013

East LA College Scoreboard, Week 3

By Tadzio Garcia   ELAC Football 58, West L.A. 55 The cardiac kids won a second-straight heart stopper as the Huskies escaped with a 58-55 win yesterday at West Los Angeles College. It was the 10th consecutive victory for the Huskies. The see-saw battle produced 10 lead changes and three ties. ELAC scored a touchdown with 1:23 left, off a Preston Oliver 6-yard run, to lead 58-55. However, West L.A….

September 16, 2012

ELAC runners repeat as champions

  By Tadzio Garcia The women’s cross country team won the 2012 Rio Hondo Invitational defending its 2011 crown while the men’s team took second place Friday morning at Legg Lake in El Monte. “The season is off to a good start with both teams running well. The women’s team looks pretty good and the men’s team looks very strong. The kids are hungry. Today proved that ,” said Head…

September 10, 2012