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

Husky carries team to second consecutive postseason bid

by Tadzio Garcia Gonzalo Ceja placed sixth and led the Husky Cross Country Team to the postseason for the first time in four years at the South Coast Conference finals in Long Beach last Friday. “We are happy, but we are not satisfied. We will be satisfied when we make state,” Ceja said. Ceja was the first Husky named to the SCC Men’s Top-14 since 2006. Oscar Ogwaro won the…

November 6, 2013

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