Wrestler brings mat work to his life

    By Tadzio Garcia First-generation American-born Francisco “Frank” Aceves has taken wrestling to another level. He applies what he’s learned from working with the sport into his everyday life and ambitions. “It’s all about respect, hard work, being mentally tough and priorities. As a wrestler, you have to also be accountable in your life to meet the requirements the sport demands,” Aceves said. Aceves gave up partying during each season…

March 18, 2014
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Five East Los Angeles College wrestlers advance to state finals

    By Sergio Berrueta   Five Husky wrestlers advanced to the state finals out of the 2012 South Regional Championships, which were hosted by East Los Angeles College last Saturday. The Wrestling State Championships will take place at West Hills College Lemoore, Friday and Saturday. West Hills won the regionals and the Huskies placed seventh by upsetting Cuesta College by half a point. Husky Joshua Newman advanced to the finals…

December 5, 2012
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East Los Angeles College wrestling team shocks No. 11

By Tadzio Garcia   It came down to the last match of the evening. The unusual large crowd of 200 were standing and screaming. Both teams were standing including the Rio Hondo College coaches, who were in a position they probably didn’t anticipate—a possible loss to their rival. Enter the heavyweights –  ELAC’s Julian Zuniga, ranked No. 7 in the state, and Javier Gonzalez of Rio Hondo College, winners of…

October 12, 2012
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