Huskies send four wrestlers to state

By Joseph Ovalle The East Los Angeles College wrestling team qualified four wrestlers,  sophomores Joseph Magdaleno-Hudson, Adrian Herrera and Maury Lemons and freshman Juan Soto to the 2014 California Community College Athletic Association State Wrestling Championships. The championships will be held at Cuesta College in San Luis Obispo on Dec. 11 and 12. The four Huskies advanced to the state finals out of the Southern California Regional finals held Dec. 7 at Cerritos College. ELAC finished in seventh place in…

December 8, 2014
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Wrestlers beat the University of Southern California

By Jonathan Gomez The East Los Angeles College wrestling team finished 5th in their Fourth-Annual Brawl beating the University of Southern California, who placed sixth, in the process. The Huskies also beat the University of California, Irvine who did not sport a complete team. Two Huskies advanced to the championship finals with sophomores Adrian Herrera, in the 174-pound weight division, and William Amelong (heavyweight). Herrera won first place with an upset…

December 8, 2014
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Wrestlers earn All-Conference nods

By Joseph Ovalle The East Los Angeles College wrestling team finished the day with seven Huskies being named to the All Southeast Conference Team at the Southeast Dual Meet Championships Nov. 15 at Bakersfield College. ELAC sophomores Joseph Magdaleno-Hudson of the 165-pound weight class, Maury Lemons (285) and freshman Juan Soto (184) were all chosen to the All-SEC First Team. Freshmen Johnny Robles (125), Jonathan Mandujano (149) and sophomores Daniel Martinez (141) and Adrian…

November 17, 2014
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Wrestlers compete against big dogs

By Joseph Ovalle The East Los Angeles College wrestling team had tough competition wrestling NCAA Division I universities as well as community colleges Nov. 1 at the San Francisco State Under 21 JC/College Open. ELAC wrestles competed against Stanford University, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, Cal State Bakersfield, and Cal Baptist, all Divsion I programs. ELAC wrestlers also competed against Menlo College of the NAIA. “It was a good experience…

November 4, 2014
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Wrestling run begins

By Tadzio Garcia and Joseph Ovalle   The East Los Angeles College wrestling team opened the season with four losses in Pool A of the Mt. San Antonio College Duals Sept. 20 in Walnut. ELAC lost close matches to Bakersfield and Santa Ana colleges, 24-21 and 24-20, respectively. The Huskies lost to host Mt. SAC 30-12 and also to Palomar College 38-4. Palomar College won the pool A Duals for…

September 24, 2014
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